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'Prat' jailed for mowing down police officer in Bolton town centre

The Bolton News: Gary Boote

5:29pm Monday 28th July 2014

A DRIVER has been jailed for mowing down a police officer and dragging him down the road on his bonnet.

Cars found after two women attacked by carjackers in Horwich

The Bolton News: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

9:45am Saturday 26th July 2014

TWO cars stolen from women in terrifying carjacking attacks in Horwich have been found.

11 guns handed in to police

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BOLTON’S gun amnesty has seen 11 firearms handed in to police.

Murderer jailed for life for killing pregnant ex-girlfriend

The Bolton News:

4:19pm Friday 25th July 2014

A VIOLENT and controlling boyfriend has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 20 years in prison for murdering his 17-year-old pregnant ex-girlfriend.

Popular Bolton strongman event returns to Victoria Square this weekend

The Bolton News:

3:37pm Friday 25th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people will flock to Bolton town centre this weekend to watch one of the country’s biggest strongman - and strongwoman - events.

Knife-wielding robber stole teenage girl's bike

The Bolton News: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

12:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

TWO teenage girls were threatened at knifepoint by a robber who stole one of their bikes.

UPDATED: Man fighting for life after he is found in street with serious head injury

The Bolton News:

7:48am Friday 25th July 2014

A MAN is in a critical condition in hospital after being found collapsed in the street with a serious head injury.

Reveller left with brain haemorrhage after attack in Bolton town centre bar

The Bolton News:

5:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A REVELLER suffered a brain haemorrhage after being attacked in a town centre bar.

Special school blighted by 'drug-using yobs who vandalise, urinate and climb on building'

The Bolton News: Birtenshaw Hall in Darwen Road, Bromley Cross

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A SCHOOL for disabled youngsters is being tormented by a gang of youths who vandalise the building, climb on the roof, urinate in the grounds and leave behind condoms and evidence of drug use.

Police officer will not face charges after alleged punch at EDL and UAF rally, High Court rules

The Bolton News: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

4:57pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A DECISION not to make a senior police officer face gross misconduct charges for allegedly punching a demonstrator during a "frightening" outbreak of disorder in the streets in Bolton has been upheld by the High Court.

St Helens road horror crash 'has changed community for the better', says campaigner

The Bolton News:

8:57am Thursday 24th July 2014

A COMMUNITY rocked by a horror crash has changed for the better since the incident, claims one of the organisers of a driving safety campaign.

UPDATED: Car crash in Crompton Way

The Bolton News: POLICE in Atherton want your help in tackling crime.

10:34pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MOTORISTS escaped with only minor injuries after two cars crashed in Crompton Way.

VIDEO: Deane pensioner robbery features on Crimewatch

The Bolton News: Pensioner Jane Campbell, aged 79, after her ordeal.

2:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FOOTAGE of a pensioner being dragged to the ground during a robbery has been shown on BBC’s Crimewatch.

Man charged with Deane hit-and-run

The Bolton News:

2:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A LEIGH man has been charged with a hit-and-run in Deane.

Mecca Bingo armed robbers still at large

The Bolton News:

11:15am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE are still appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery at a Bolton bingo hall.

Ambulance crash driver still at large

The Bolton News:

11:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A DRIVER who crashed head-on with an ambulance is still wanted by police.

Commonwealth Games volunteer hoping to meet Queen

The Bolton News:

9:48am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AFTER seeing Bolton hero Jason Kenny win a gold medal at the Olympics, Claire Phillips is keeping her fingers crossed she will meet The Queen at the Commonwealth Games, which start today.

Kids help rid Kearsley of dog poo

The Bolton News:

9:43am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CHILDREN have got on board with a drive to rid dog fouling from Kearsley’s streets.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - July 23, 2014

The Bolton News:

9:39am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

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

Cottontown Chorus named among world's best singers at contest in Las Vegas

The Bolton News:

9:22am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MALE barbershop voice choir has sang its way to success after members were named among the top singers in the world at a competition in Las Vegas.

Doctor who raped 11-year-old girl fails to clear his name

The Bolton News: Doctor Stephen Hamilton, who has been jailed for 18 years after being found guilty of raping an 11-year-old girl

4:58pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AN Altincham doctor who raped and sexually assaulted a vulnerable 11-year-old girl has failed to clear his name.

Khan family fly flag to show support for Palestine in Israel conflict

The Bolton News:

12:39pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Amir Khan’s family is flying the Palestine flag.

Gun shop boss facing jail for owning illegal modified revolver

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A GUN shop owner has been warned he could be jailed for possessing an illegal firearm.

One year since crash that left community in shock

The Bolton News:

8:48am Monday 21st July 2014

ONE YEAR ago today a community was rocked by a horror crash that left a young boy fighting for his life and 10 other people hurt.

Thieves steal children's scarecrow from playgroup

The Bolton News:

3:08pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THERE were glum faces all round when devastated tots discovered their metal scarecrow had been stolen from their playground.

Warning after masked carjackers prey on two women as they park in Horwich

The Bolton News: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A GANG of masked carjackers is being hunted by police after they attacked two lone women in separate attacks in Horwich.

Caught on CCTV: Smirking yobs who smashed up Bolton buses in £60,000 rampage

The Bolton News:

5:38pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THESE smirking vandals are suspected of being responsible for causing £60,000 of damage at a Bolton bus depot.

'Hand in your guns', say police

The Bolton News:

9:59am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A GUN amnesty is being held to prevent firearms and ammunition getting into the wrong hands.

Bolton's 3 most wanted - July 16, 2014

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

EACH week police appeal to readers for their help finding wanted suspects.

Farnworth delivery driver stole TV

The Bolton News: Hundreds of city staff to get Royal Mail shares

10:56am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A DRIVER stole a TV that he was supposed to be delivering to a customer.

UPDATED: Farnworth fatal stabbing 'could have been self-inflicted'

The Bolton News:

9:32am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A GRANDMOTHER arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed as police investigate whether her husband died from self-inflicted injuries.

UPDATE: Man stabbed in genitals in 'sickening' pub attack

The Bolton News:

11:41pm Monday 14th July 2014

A KNIFEMAN stabbed a 63-year-old man in the penis and testicles in a "sickening" pub attack.

Yobs smash up buses in £60,000 rampage through Bolton

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

TEENAGE yobs went on a rampage causing £60,000 of damage by jumping on the rooftops of buses and smashing windows “like it was a party”.

Family heirlooms stolen in Heaton burglary

The Bolton News:

5:04pm Monday 14th July 2014

A WATCH bought as a wedding present and Indian jewellery heirlooms were stolen after a burglar ransacked the bedroom of house in Heaton.

Amir Khan's wife Faryal rates Bolton '1 out of 10' in Twitter Q&A session

The Bolton News:

4:40pm Monday 14th July 2014

IT would appear boxing star Amir Khan’s wife is not enjoying life in Bolton.

VIDEO UPDATE: Armed robbers steal £5,000 in terrifying shotgun raid on Mecca Bingo hall

The Bolton News:

12:15pm Monday 14th July 2014

FOUR masked men armed with a shotgun stole £5,000 in a terrifying armed robbery at a busy Bolton bingo hall.

Burglars steal sewing machine from great-grandmother who makes blankets for rescue dogs

The Bolton News:

7:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A GREAT grandmother — who makes dog blankets for the animals she helps rescue — has had her prized sewing machine stolen by burglars.

Warning after car crime spree

The Bolton News: WALTHAM FOREST: Warning as car thefts rocket

2:53pm Friday 11th July 2014

THIEVES went on a crime spree across the the north of Bolton, stealing from five cars.

Grandad 'used as a punchbag' after asking wedding guests to keep noise down

The Bolton News:

7:16am Friday 11th July 2014

A GRANDFATHER was “used as a punch bag” by two wedding guests adfter they were asked to keep the noise down at a reception.

Farnworth Syria activist arrested in sex assault and child porn probe

The Bolton News:

5:41pm Thursday 10th July 2014

AN activist who led several aid convoys from Bolton to Syria has been arrested on suspicion of having child porn and sexually assaulting a teenager.

Nearly half a million pounds of drugs seized in cannabis farm raid

The Bolton News:

2:29pm Thursday 10th July 2014

CANNABIS with a street value of nearly half a million pounds has been seized in a police raid on a house in Worsley.

Burglars raid takeaway just weeks after it opens

The Bolton News:

11:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

BURGLARS raided a young entrepreneur’s first business — just weeks after it opened its doors.

Chief constable appears in court over police shooting of Anthony Grainger

The Bolton News:

11:09am Thursday 10th July 2014

THE chief constable of Greater Manchester Police has denied health and safety breaches after a Bolton father was shot dead by a firearms officer.

Masked robber threatens mum and baby with gun after breaking into Breightmet home

The Bolton News: Worker threatened with gun in armed raid at bookies' shop

5:24pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

AN armed robber frogmarched a mum - with her baby in her arms - through their home at gunpoint.

Wedding guests battered pregnant woman and elderly couple after being told to 'keep the noise down'

The Bolton News:

2:24pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THREE guests launched a "repeated and sustained assault" on a pregant woman and an elderly couple after they were asked to keep the noise down at a wedding reception.

Pensioner accused of slashing neighbour's throat cleared of contacting witness

The Bolton News: William Dutton going into Bolton Crown Court today

12:31pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A PENSIONER accused of slashing a neighbour’s throat has been cleared of trying to contact a prosecution witness.

Crackdown on dog fouling, litter and fly-tipping

The Bolton News:

9:54am Wednesday 9th July 2014

DOG fouling, litter and fly tipping are residents’ top gripes — accounting for a large proportion of complaints to Bolton Council each year.

Bolton's 3 most wanted - July 9, 2014

The Bolton News:

9:32am Wednesday 9th July 2014

EACH week police team up with The Bolton News to search for wanted suspects.

Shop caught selling fireworks to child in council sting

The Bolton News: Fantastic Fireworks at Aberdour School

6:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A SHOP worker was caught selling fireworks to a child in a Bolton Council sting.

Bolton Wanderers star arrested after alleged attack on man who touched his wife's bottom

The Bolton News: BAP IN THE PICTURE: Alex Baptiste is ready to come back into the Wanderers team

4:01pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

BOLTON Wanderers star Alex Baptiste has been arrested after allegedly attacking a man who touched his wife’s bottom.


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