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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.

ASBO for yob after bizarre foul-mouthed sex rant

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

A YOB has been given an ASBO for his foul-mouthed tirades against women.

Driver who ploughed through Little Lever garden wall still at large

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

AN engineer has been left frustrated because a driver who crashed into a wall outside his home is still at large.

Bolton men charged over £12 million cocaine haul

The Bolton News:

6:03pm Friday 8th August 2014

FOUR men from Bolton are among six who have been charged in connection with a £12 million cocaine haul hidden in sacks of paprika and boxes of milk powder.

Man accused of rape found dead after threatening to kill himself

The Bolton News:

5:47pm Friday 8th August 2014

A MAN accused of rape has been found dead on the day he was due to appear at Bolton Crown Court.

Taxi driver battered and robbed after confronting passenger over damaged door

The Bolton News:

5:34pm Friday 8th August 2014

A TAXI driver was battered and robbed after confronting a passenger who damaged his car.

Man almost dies eating curry - 10 years after his sister died the same way

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

A FOOTBALL coach suffered a life-threatening allergic reaction after tasting an Indian takeaway containing peanuts — 10 years after his sister died from eating a curry.

Weapon man wanted for breaching prison licence

The Bolton News:

2:33pm Thursday 7th August 2014

AN Atherton man who was jailed for having a weapon is wanted on recall to prison.

Charges dropped against woman arrested in connection with estranged husband's murder

The Bolton News: MURDER PROBE: Police at the scene of the Marc Jepson's death in Kildare Street, Farnworth, today.

10:48am Thursday 7th August 2014

CHARGES against a woman arrested in connection with the death of her estranged husband have been dropped.

Yobs skate on tombstones, take drugs and vandalise graves at Bolton Parish Church

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

YOBS are skateboarding on tombstones, taking drugs, and playing loud music during services at Bolton Parish Church.

Haul of illegal cigarettes found behind secret panel at Special Pound Shop

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

SNIFFER dogs helped uncover a haul of imported cigarettes and illegal tobacco hidden behind a secret panel at a pound shop in Halliwell.

Sawn-off shotgun found dumped in holdall

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

4:48pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A SAWN-OFF shotgun has been found in a holdall dumped in woodland.

Man arrested over attack that left dog walker in coma

The Bolton News:

3:01pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an attack in Chorley Old Road that left a dog walker fighting for his life.

Man wanted over bar attack that left dad with brain haemorrhage

The Bolton News:

12:21pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THIS is the man detectives are hunting for in connection with a town centre attack that left a father with a brain haemorrhage.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - August 6, 2014

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

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

Warning over night time thefts in Bolton town centre

The Bolton News:

11:54am Wednesday 6th August 2014

REVELLERS are being warned to look after their belongings while out in Bolton at night after a wave of thefts.

Campaign to prevent anti-social behaviour over summer

The Bolton News: Redbridge council will hold a anti-social behaviour surgery at South Woodford Library

11:42am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A CAMPAIGN aimed at preventing anti-social behaviour has been launched to keep young people entertained during the summer holidays.

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