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  • What's On in,and around, the Bolton area tomorrow (January 5)

    TUESDAYTHEATRE, MUSIC & DANCE BOLTON Burns Club is holding a dancing class at the Social Centre for the Blind, Bark Street at 7.45pm. read more

  • Flu bug stretches services to limit

    THE flu epidemic sweeping the North-west has stretched medical teams in Bolton to the limit. read more

  • Victims of

    the Nazis Other folk read more

  • Dog show a big winner

    THE annual New Year's Day Dog Show, organised by Bolton Canine Society, was another overwhelming success. read more

  • Focus on

    footpaths COUNCILLOR Howarth ("Mucky Movies"- BEN: December 18) might like to know that I reported to the Town Hall the state of the footpaths leading to the Virgin Complex when it was still under construction, requesting that they be upgraded to facilitate access from the Tonge Moor area in time for use on the opening night. read more

  • Letters we can't use...

    UNFORTUNATELY, we have had to reject some letters from readers because the writers failed to include their correct name and address. Such information must be provided, as proof of authenticity, even if the writer requests that a nom de plume is used if a letter is published. read more

  • Poll battle?

    THE following point was made recently in a national newspaper: will Martin Bell stand against Peter Mandelson on an anti-sleaze ticket at the next General Election? read more

  • Labour's

    NHS horror ONCE again, the public are subjected to horror stories relating to the NHS (BEN: December 29). read more

  • Fluoride

    research IN LONDON, (Oct 26) the N.P.W.A. allowed Professor Dr A K Susheela, Director of Fluoride and Fluorosis Research Foundation and a Senior Govt Consultant (India) to state her findings from 25 years fluoride research:- read more

  • Wanderers match facts

    Wanderers 4-4-2 JAASKELAINEN (7, COX (7) FISH (6) BERGSSON (6) WHITLOW (6). JOHANSEN (7) JENSEN (6) FRANDSEN (7) SELLARS (8), HOLDSWORTH (6) TAYLOR (7) Subs: Wanderers: Gunnlaugsson (for Holdsworth 67 mins), Kristinnson, Phillips, Gardner (for Jensen 67 mins) and Elliott. read more

  • Store blasted over poster swear word

    BOLTON parents have slammed a top record store chain's advertising campaign as "flippant, unnecessary and irresponsible" after the word BLOODY appeared on posters. read more

  • Human torch man fights for life

    A MAN who turned into a human torch after his clothes caught fire as he tried to keep warm was fighting for his life today. read more

  • Dumping's a disgrace

    I AM writing hoping that the people who have dumped their rubbish along Raikes Lane will read this letter and take heed about dumping there again. At Christmas time people have more rubbish and the incinerator is only at the top of the lane. read more

  • Drop this word

    MR AND Mrs Brian Mather have made a sensible and reasoned argument about the use of the word "bloody" in advertising at the Virgin Megastore in Bolton's Market Place and we fully support their objection. read more

  • Couple's death defying leap to safety

    A TERRIFIED couple leaped for their lives from a bedroom window after waking to find themselves trapped in their blazing home read more

  • Graveyard ghouls!

    CONCERNING the report headlined 'Graveyard wrecking spree' (Bolton Evening News: December 23). read more

  • Daily poem

    WINTER Slowly and silently she steals upon read more

  • Note of caution

    WHILE we welcome the introduction of a minimum wage which from April will be set at £3.60 an hour for workers over 21, we sound a note of caution. read more

  • Better luck this time for Warhurst!

    PAUL Warhurst is hoping his return 'home' to a Lancashire club will turn out better than his last experience with a Red Rose side. read more

  • Call this integrity?

    IT looks as if Tony Blair's government is collapsing around him. read more

  • Action by Money Men

    PRIME Minister Tony Blair is wrong to speak out in defence of so-called 'pro-democracy 'demonstrators' in Malaysia. There is currently a world-wide movement to oust the legitimate government in Malaysia. This movement is led by the world's financial community. King money lender George Soros leads this campaign to overthrow the Malaysian Government. His reason for doing so is that the Malaysians have bravely taken measures to control the activities of money lenders and currency speculators. read more

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