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Warning after man seen trying car doors in Horwich

The Bolton News:

11:09am Monday 1st September 2014

A WOULD-BE thief is being hunted after he was caught on camera trying car doors in Horwich.

Thieves break into RSPCA charity shop 3 times

The Bolton News:

9:37am Monday 1st September 2014

CHARITY workers were left counting the cost of the damage caused by raiders who broke into an RSPCA shop three times.

Children help brighten up troubled Campbell Court estate in Farnworth

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

YOUNGSTERS have been putting their stamp on a Farnworth estate by caring for the environment.

Supermarket staff show Johnson Fold residents how to grow their own vegetables

The Bolton News:

8:33am Saturday 30th August 2014

GREEN-FINGERED Johnson Fold residents have been given a boost by Asda.

Armed robber in gun raid on shop

The Bolton News:

2:38pm Friday 29th August 2014

A GUN wielding robber threatened to shoot a shop worker before running off with cash.

Suspected armed robber wanted over shop raids in Bolton and Stockport

The Bolton News:

2:44pm Thursday 28th August 2014

POLICE are hunting a suspected armed robber who is thought to have targeted bookmakers, restaurants and off-licences in Bolton and across Greater Manchester.

Bolton School transformed into Hogwarts for TV wedding

The Bolton News:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

BOLTON School was transformed into Hogwarts for a Harry Potter-themed wedding reception on a reality TV show.

Conman jailed for tricking man he met on swingers' website

The Bolton News:

9:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CONMAN has been jailed for tricking a car buyer out of more than £1,500 after his victim appealed for help on a adult swingers’ site.

Dealing with death and serious injury every day - the man who is there in the darkest days of people’s lives

The Bolton News:

9:15am Wednesday 27th August 2014

INVESTIGATING fatal crashes and accidents in which people suffer life-changing injuries day in and day out might not seem like the most appealing job.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - August 27, 2014

The Bolton News:

9:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted criminals.

'Drivers should have eye tests every 10 years', says Bolton motoring expert

The Bolton News: Children's Christmas sight clinic in Taunton

8:52am Wednesday 27th August 2014

DRIVERS should have eye tests every 10 years to prevent accidents on Bolton’s roads, according to an advanced driver.

Four illegal workers arrested in immigration raid at electrical shop

The Bolton News:

3:33pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FOUR illegal workers have been arrested in a raid at a lighting shop.

Spurned lover claimed to have 'paid good money' for attack on girlfriend's ex

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

9:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A SPURNED lover who told his former partner he had “paid good money” to have her ex boyfriend harmed has been sentenced to a community order.

Woman kicked in eye with stiletto heel after row on dancefloor at Farnworth pub

The Bolton News:

8:38am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A WOMAN was left with "a serious eye injury" after being attacked on the dancefloor with a stiletto heel in a Farnworth pub.

Thieves steal baby's money

The Bolton News:

8:36am Tuesday 26th August 2014

BURGLARS ransacked a family home and stole money given to young parents to celebrate the birth of their daughter.

Young people to be given a free hoody - if they hand over a knife

The Bolton News: The knife used in the attack

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

YOUNG people will be given hoodies saying “Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife” in exchange for handing over a weapon.

Stolen Breightmet vehicle used in jeweller ram raid

The Bolton News:

5:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A GANG is behind bars after using a Land Rover stolen from Breightmet to ram into a jewellers.

Fundraiser in memory of murdered teen Sasha Marsden

The Bolton News: STABBED: Sasha Marsden

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THE memory of a murdered teenager will live on at an event organised to raise funds to help other victims.

Speeding driver raced at 70mph and almost knocked down three people in police chase

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A SPEEDING motorist has been jailed for driving up to 70mph in quiet residential streets and almost knocking over three people as he was being chased by police.

Ex-gangster went on 'dodgy' luxury holiday in Mexico

The Bolton News:

8:32am Thursday 21st August 2014

A FORMER gang member booked a "dodgy" luxury holiday to Mexico for £1,600 in a pub, a court heard.

Two-day event in Hall i'th' Wood commemorates World War One

The Bolton News:

8:18am Thursday 21st August 2014

A PLAY re-enacting the horrors of war and a poppy-making workshop formed part of a two-day event marking the centenary of World War One.

JAILED: Drug dealer who drove at and headbutted his girlfriend

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A DRUG dealer has been jailed for driving at his girlfriend, headbutting her and slamming her head against a car.

Bid to get Fred Dibnah's machinery steaming again

The Bolton News:

12:08pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

STEAM could inject new life into Fred Dibnah’s former engines as conservationists launch a fundraising drive to return the Bolton steeplejack’s machinery to its former glory.

Greater Manchester Police tops table of investigations into misuse of social media

The Bolton News: The Darlington teenager's home was raided after trying to access Durham Police's computer network

11:42am Wednesday 20th August 2014

GREATER Manchester Police has carried out more investigations into breaches of social media guidelines than any other force in England and Wales.

VIDEO: Motorbike death crash film seen by 70,000 people

The Bolton News:

10:48am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A ROAD safety campaign launched in the wake of a Turton motorcyclist killed following a “simple error” has reached more than 70,000 people.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - August 20, 2014

The Bolton News:

10:10am Wednesday 20th August 2014

EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted criminals.

Man charged with murder after woman's body found in garden

The Bolton News:

8:28am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MAN has been charged with murder after a woman’s body was found in a garden.

VIDEO: Wanted samurai sword suspect is minor celebrity in Hungary

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A WANTED man — who failed to appear in court in Bolton for possessing a Samurai sword — was involved in a high profile court case that caused a national outcry in Hungary.

Bolton still one of most expensive places in UK to insure a car

The Bolton News: Area earmarked as hotspot for 'Crash for Cash' scams

8:11am Tuesday 19th August 2014

BOLTON continues to be one of the most expensive places to insure a car — but premiums are expected to fall.

IRA bombing survivor 'thought cannabis plants were tomatoes'

The Bolton News: SAFE INSIDE: tomato plants thrive in a greenhouse – Picture: PA Photo/Thinkstockphotos

2:03pm Monday 18th August 2014

A SURVIVOR of an IRA mortar attack told a court he thought cannabis plants growing in his home were tomato plants.

Deane yob banned from football matches for punching Wigan fan

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

6:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

A YOB has been banned from going to football grounds for a second time after he was seen by police punching a Wigan fan.

Fly-tipper's £1,000 bill for dumping rubbish in Horwich

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

9:51am Saturday 16th August 2014

A FLY-tipper will have to foot a bill of more than £1,000 after dumping waste in Horwich.

£27,000 benefits cheat claimed she needed frame to walk - but was caught working at B&Q

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

A BENEFITS cheat who claimed £27,450 in disability benefits worked as a cleaner — and was also a shop assistant at B&Q where she had to lift products in and out of trolleys.

VIDEO: Burglars caught on CCTV smashing into Little Lever grandmother's house

The Bolton News:

12:09pm Friday 15th August 2014

A GRANDMOTHER is living in fear — after “cowardly burglars” smashed their way into her home with a garden ornament.

25-year-old accused of raping teenager

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

12:03pm Friday 15th August 2014

A TEENAGER was allegedly raped by a 25-year-old, a court heard.

Tonge Moor artist's amazing miniature soldier

The Bolton News:

11:52am Friday 15th August 2014

A TONGE Moor artist has marked the centenary of the outbreak of World War One with what is thought to be one of the smallest creations to honour the soldiers who lost their fives in the conflict.

Burnden dad jailed for arranging fake weddings

The Bolton News:

11:40am Friday 15th August 2014

A FATHER has been jailed for pocketing thousands of pounds to arrange two sham marriages.

JAILED: Dodgy mechanic who was caught in high-speed police chase with baby in car

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A MECHANIC who bought stolen vehicles to strip down for parts tried to escape police in a high-speed chase with his four-month-old baby in his car.

JCB on fire at Bolton market

The Bolton News:

9:17am Thursday 14th August 2014

BOLTON town centre is filled with smoke this morning after a JCB caught fire at Bolton Market.

Teenager arrested over alleged racial abuse at Bolton Wanderers match

The Bolton News: The new Macron sign at the Reebok Stadium.

5:18pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

BOLTON Wanderers’ stewards have been praised for apprehending a teenager suspected of racially abusing a Bury player.

UPDATED: 89-year-old Breightmet war veteran cleared of stabbing neighbour in neck

The Bolton News:

12:14pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A WAR veteran has been cleared of stabbing his neighbour in the neck during a row on their driveways.

Hunt for robbery suspect

The Bolton News:

9:59am Wednesday 13th August 2014

POLICE continue to hunt for a man wanted in connection with a robbery and for breaching a harassment order.

Breightmet 89-year-old 'wanted to scare neighbour', stab trial told

The Bolton News:

9:51am Wednesday 13th August 2014

AN 89-year-old man on trial for stabbing his neighbour told a court he was only trying to frighten his alleged victim.

Alex Baptiste gets police caution after alleged brawl that started when man touched his wife's bottom

The Bolton News: Test

9:48am Wednesday 13th August 2014

BOLTON Wanderers defender Alex Baptiste has been given a police caution after an incident outside a nightclub.

New alcohol course option to tackle Bolton's drunken criminals

The Bolton News:

9:40am Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE number of drunken revellers caught committing alcohol-related public order offences should fall now a scheme has been launched to crack down on reoffending.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - August 13, 2014

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted criminals.

Police chief and senior officers probed over 'poorly handled' sex offender investigation

The Bolton News: Sir Peter Fahy

12:46pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

GREATER Manchester's chief constable and two senior officers are being investigated over claims an investigation was "poorly handled".

Care worker accused of pushing and dragging vulnerable patients at Great Lever home

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A CARE assistant has appeared in court accused of pushing vulnerable patients and dragging them out of bed.

Husband admits stabbing dinner lady outside Farnworth school

The Bolton News:

8:41am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A HUSBAND has admitted knifing his estranged wife outside a Farnworth school.

Tributes to top golf course ecologist who was found dead in Egerton quarry

The Bolton News:

9:55am Monday 11th August 2014

ONLINE tributes have been paid to one of the world’s leading golf course ecologists whose body was discovered in a quarry.

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