THE Bolton Veterans' Association is meeting at the Rock House Pub in Duke Street at 8am before its march with the Bolton Hoover Band to Victoria Square for Remembrance Sunday tomorrow.
LOSING Mark Fish to Charlton Athletic after believing he had an agreement on a new contract wasn't the first time Sam Allardyce has had a key player snatched from under his nose.
WANDERERS' fans were this week given 24 million reasons why the club was forced to sell their rising stars, Eidur Gudjohnsen and Claus Jensen, last summer.
HISTORY suggests Wanderers face a real Roses battle at the Reebok today.
WANDERERS could be facing a tug of war over Sunderland attacking midfielder Carsten Fredgaard.
AS the clock ticks down to the final of the Goldline Trophy in association with the Bolton Evening News on Monday night Goldline officials are rubbing their hands with glee at the number of local celebrities and dignitaries who are attending the final.
THE future looks all white for Kevin Nolan!
BOLTON taxi and private hire drivers threatened an all-out strike after the racist murder of a Bury taxi driver.
AT war memorials throughout the Bolton area and the rest of Britain, men and women who have served in wars will gather tomorrow to honour the dead.
I WRITE in support of the letter headed 'Let them report for some service in troubled Middle East'.
IN reply to the person who claims to be a fair, human being and the comments on Muslims marching for their country.
THE MARCHES organised, which showed great restraint, will, I fear, have little effect on the continued religious orientated conflict in Palestine. It was intended to bring recognition of the bloodshed between the two groups who both lay claim on territory, each seeking to score points similar to the Irish troubles where every move seems to hang by a thread.
ALL my class in Year 6 have been having a debate about fox hunting and most of them agreed it should be banned.
THE Mayor of Bolton, Cllr Alan Wilkinson, is looking for a special local person to be the Bolton Man of the Year.
Some of us senior citizens look like being treated more generously by Gordon Brown. Some will be better off than others -- more money, pension, attendance allowance etc. Yet some of us are too ill to go out and enjoy it. Still any extra helps to pay the bills.
Angela Foster, Pauline Woods, Lorraine Slater, Pauline Ramsden, Elaine Martin, Ronnie Matthews, Jack Parkinson, Elaine Bolton, Colin Gradwell, David Leicester etc etc.
A WRITER described as "Britain's best selling living author" is visiting Bolton.
BOLTON Lads' and Girls' Club has been cheered by a £20,000 donation raised at the Bolton Beer Festival.
VISITORS to the Met arts centre in Bury will soon be enjoying a more comfortable experience -- thanks to a £72,500 grant from the National Lottery.
A FORMER Canon Slade pupil is planning to go where nobody has gone before.
A DRUG addict desperate for cash stole his grandmother's pension, robbed his mother, stole his grandmother's video and then snatched a purse from a woman walking in the street.
CUSTOMS road fuel investigators are assisting detectives in probing a mystery explosion which devastated a Bolton garage and workshop -- only yards away from terraced homes.
ANYONE following the fly-on-the-wall series, '18', about pupils at Turton High School, might have been wondering just what happened to the group of teenagers after the cameras stopped rolling.
A FATHER of two described as a loving family man died instantly from horrific injuries after losing control of his powerful Yamaha 600cc motorbike, a Bolton inquest was told.
BOLTON pie king Frank Partington is saying "move over Morrisons" after the supermarket chain launched its new Balti pie on an unsuspecting public -- because for Frank it's a case of: "Been there, done that."
A BID to man Bolton's "lonely and foreboding" stations has met with widespread approval from rail operators.
STAR gazer Patrick Moore is set to aim his telescope at a Bolton audience when he appears at the Albert Halls next week.
A FORMER miner died of head injuries after falling down the stairs at his Halliwell home.
25 YEARS AGO
TODAY, as you know, is Remembrance Day, and when I received a letter in September, I asked those who had sent it if I could hold it for publishing until today, as a tribute to all those who gave their lives in wars so that we can live in freedom.
THIS is an apt day to tell you about a book which has just been published, Manchester Scottish, The Story of the Manchester contingent of the 15th Battalion, Royal Scots, 1914-1918.
FULL-TIME: Wanderers 2, Barnsley 0
THE success of Bolton's Museum and Art Gallery over the past year has prompted council chiefs to consider a major revamp.
HUNDREDS of children squeezed on to the stage and gave a fantastic performancefantastperformance of their lives.
THE doomed Bolton Community Health Council is continuing to fight for its future.
IN the obituaries section of the BEN, you often say "the officiating clergy was Rev..." Clergy is a collective noun and as such is inappropriate here. A better all-encompassing phrase would be "the officiating minister was Rev ..." as "minister" probably means something to all faiths and is also neutral as far as gender is concerned.