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4 arrested after street shootings

The Bolton News:

12:49pm Friday 30th January 2015

FOUR people have been arrested after a series of shootings in a street.

'No need to carry a knife in Bolton'

The Bolton News: SEIZED Assistant Chief Constable at Greater Manchester Police Ian Wiggett with some of the knives seized recently by GMP.

11:41am Friday 30th January 2015

BOLTON is safe so there is no need to carry a knife, the town's police boss has said ahead of an amnesty.

Manhunt for robbery pair who prey on elderly shoppers in Bolton and Farnworth

The Bolton News:

10:21am Friday 30th January 2015

A ROBBERY duo thought to be preying on elderly shoppers are on the run from police.

Snow updates: School and nursery close as weather continues to cause disruption

The Bolton News: Snow on Chapletown Road, Bolton.

9:39am Friday 30th January 2015

A SCHOOL and nursery have been forced to close as winter weather hits Bolton for the second day running.

Parents blast school and council for not telling them about paedophile caretaker

The Bolton News: NO LETTER: Chorley New Road Primary School did not write to parents

6:02am Friday 30th January 2015

A PRIMARY school has come under fire for not telling parents about the suspension of a paedophile caretaker — after they heard about it two years later in The Bolton News.

Ex fights for slice of multi-millionaire Gay Village tycoon's 'staggering wealth' in unique Bolton 'divorce' case

The Bolton News:

11:47am Thursday 29th January 2015

THE former lesbian partner of a deceased multi-millionairess property developer is fighting for a bigger slice of her £6 million fortune in a unique gay "divorce" battle.

Snow updates: Two schools closed as Bolton Council gritters out in force

The Bolton News:

10:53am Thursday 29th January 2015

TWO schools have closed after heavy snow overnight, with council gritters out in force.

Police value Halliwell mill cannabis farm at £75,000

The Bolton News:

9:24am Thursday 29th January 2015

A CANNABIS farm found in a mill in Halliwell has been valued at £75,000 by police.

4 hoodies seen smearing dog poo on car

The Bolton News:

4:41pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A HUNT has been launched for four people spotted wiping dog poo on a car in Tonge Moor.

Two cars crash at Chequerbent roundabout

The Bolton News:

1:31pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

COMMUTERS were held up this morning after a crash at the Chequerbent roundabout.

UPDATED: Cannabis farm found in morning drug raids

The Bolton News:

12:13pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A CANNABIS farm has been unearthed by police in a crackdown on drug dealers this morning.

Warning over motorway roadside petrol scam

The Bolton News: UPDATE: The police tweets on the suspected fraud

11:24am Wednesday 28th January 2015

POLICE caught up with roadside fraudsters — after being tipped off on Twitter.

Great Lever man denies being 'ringleader' of £200,000 drugs operation

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

7:02am Wednesday 28th January 2015

THE ringleader of a drugs gang has appeared in court — after a police raid uncovered nearly £150,000 of cocaine.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - January 28, 2015

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 28th January 2015

EACH week police appeal to Bolton News readers to help catch most wanted suspects.

Bolton primary school caretaker contacted notorious paedophile in attempt to arrange £100-an-hour sex with 12-year-old girl

The Bolton News: COURT: Joseph Hart

6:02am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A PRIMARY school caretaker and married father-of-three has lost his job and his family — after trying to arrange for a 12-year-old girl to be sent to him for sex.

Unregistered dental worker carried out illegal teeth whitening

The Bolton News: Free mouth cancer checks on offer at Evesham dentist

9:40am Monday 26th January 2015

AN unregistered dental worker faces a £4,500 court bill after carrying out teeth whitening illegally in Walkden.

160 deaths reported to Bolton coroner in just one week — more than double the number expected

The Bolton News:

6:01am Monday 26th January 2015

A LARGE increase in the number of deaths across Bolton has increased the pressures faced by accident and emergency departments, health bosses say.

14-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Leverhulme Park

The Bolton News: CASH BOOST: Leverhulme Park in Bolton, is to be turned into a nature reserve

8:39am Friday 23rd January 2015

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl was followed after leaving a gym before being sexually assaulted in Breightmet.

Fraud suspect foiled after trying to order seven cars from Bolton Audi dealership

The Bolton News:

9:50am Thursday 22nd January 2015

A SUSPECTED fraudster was foiled after trying to buy seven cars from an Audi dealership using a fake driving licence.

Wanderers: Agent is 'abusing court process' with fraud and perjury allegations

The Bolton News:

7:27pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

BOLTON Wanderers have issued a statement in response to a private fraud and perjury prosecution by football agent Tony McGill.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - January 21, 2015

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 21st January 2015

Each week police appeal to Bolton News readers for help catching wanted suspects.

Blackmailer's jail time lengthened after more threats

The Bolton News:

12:12pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

A BOLTON man who is in jail for blackmailing the owners of a Chinese takeaway has had his sentence lengthened for threatening a couple.

UPDATED: Woman charged with murder after Halliwell dad's heroin death

The Bolton News:

11:21am Tuesday 20th January 2015

A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with murder — two years after a father and keen cyclist was found dead from a drugs overdose.

Man who strangled his mum appeals against murder conviction

The Bolton News: MURDERER: Paul Stones, who strangled his mother in the bedroom at their home in Eagley

10:23am Tuesday 20th January 2015

A depressed son facing life in prison for strangling his mum to death has launched a Court of Appeal bid to clear his name.

'Our son never meant to hurt anyone' - Dog and Partridge crash driver found hanged

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 20th January 2015

THE parents of Craig Durham - who last year crashed a 4x4 into the Dog and Partridge pub - have told the full tragic story of their son's death after he was found hanged.

10-year-old boy run over outside Bolton Lads and Girls Club

The Bolton News: WAIT: Anthony left for 30 minutes after being run over

5:03pm Monday 19th January 2015

A 10-YEAR-OLD boy was run over outside Bolton Lads and Girls Club — and had to wait 30 minutes for an ambulance.

Phil Gartside facing fraud and perjury allegations

The Bolton News: Phil Gartside

4:27pm Sunday 18th January 2015

WANDERERS chairman Phil Gartside says he and the club will “robustly defend” themselves against fraud and perjury allegations after being summonsed to court.

Thieves steal entire kitchen from takeaway

The Bolton News: DEVASTATED: owner Chm Anil.

12:25pm Sunday 18th January 2015

A TAKEAWAY owner was left devastated after his new business was cleaned out by thieves — just three weeks after it opened.

Family of Anthony Grainger call for public inquiry into his shooting by police

The Bolton News: Anthony Grainger

10:01am Saturday 17th January 2015

THE family of a Bolton father shot dead by police are calling for a public inquiry after a case against force chief Sir Peter Fahy collapsed.

UPDATED: Case against police chief dropped over shooting of Anthony Grainger

The Bolton News: Anthony Grainger

1:25pm Friday 16th January 2015

A CASE against police chief Peter Fahy over his force's shooting of Bolton dad Anthony Grainger has collapsed.

Teenager denies arson over fatal fire

The Bolton News: Fire crews battle the blaze which claimed the life of Stephen Hunt

1:05pm Friday 16th January 2015

A BOLTON teenager accused of starting the blaze which killed firefighter Stephen Hunt has denied arson with intent.

Woman's bag snatched in Halliwell street

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

11:35am Friday 16th January 2015

A WOMAN was robbed in the street in Halliwell.

'Committed and caring' Halliwell dad-of-seven died in Morocco motorbike crash

The Bolton News: Bolton Coroners Court

6:02am Friday 16th January 2015

A FATHER-OF-SEVEN from Halliwell was killed in a head-on crash on a motorbike holiday in Morocco, a court was told.

VIDEO: Bolton pub's mammoth 'Triple Bypass' burger challenge

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 16th January 2015

IN this battle of man versus food, it was a victory for... food.

Wanted: Ladybridge burglary suspect

The Bolton News:

1:33pm Thursday 15th January 2015

POLICE are hunting a burglary suspect.

WANTED: Do you recognise this e-fit of rape suspect?

The Bolton News:

1:24pm Thursday 15th January 2015

AN e-fit has been issued of a man police suspect of raping a 15-year-old girl in an alleyway.

‘Mindless’ vandals hit Westhoughton station a second time

The Bolton News: Main, Station master sculpture at Westhoughton Station before the attack and inset, after. (16192147)

12:17pm Thursday 15th January 2015

VANDALS left a trail of destruction at a railway station — for a second time.

High winds of up to 70mph forecast in Bolton for second day running

The Bolton News: Severe weather warning for Hampshire

9:19am Thursday 15th January 2015

THE Met Office is warning Bolton to brace for a second day of high winds.

A burglar breaks in every three hours in Bolton

The Bolton News: BURGLARY: One is committed every three hours in Bolton, new figures show

6:02am Thursday 15th January 2015

A BURGLARY is committed in Bolton every three hours, new figures reveal.

20 arrested in Bolton Christmas crime crackdown

The Bolton News: BEAT: Police on patrol in Bolton town centre

12:12pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A CHRISTMAS crime crackdown resulted in 20 people being arrested in Bolton — and 136 across Greater Manchester.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - January 14, 2015

The Bolton News:

10:04am Wednesday 14th January 2015

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

'We have done nothing wrong,' says dad of businessman arrested in money laundering probe

The Bolton News: Police at Swan Lane Mill

8:30am Wednesday 14th January 2015

THE father of a businessman arrested in a money laundering investigation said his family have done "nothing wrong".

UPDATED: 15-year-old girl punched seven times in 'appalling' alleyway rape

The Bolton News:

11:29am Tuesday 13th January 2015

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl was punched up to seven times in the face before being raped in an alleyway.

Woman raped in alleyway

The Bolton News:

4:28pm Monday 12th January 2015

A WOMAN has been raped in an alleyway.

UPDATED: Bolton businessman arrested in money laundering investigation

The Bolton News:

11:38am Monday 12th January 2015

A BOLTON businessman has been arrested by London police in a money laundering investigation.

Screaming 30-strong mob cleared out of maternity unit by police

The Bolton News: The Royal Bolton Hospital

6:02am Sunday 11th January 2015

NURSES were forced to call in police after a large group visiting a mother and newborn baby became aggressive and threw objects at them.

Missing Deane woman found safe and well for third time

The Bolton News: Missing: Gulabben Nagin Patel

10:39am Thursday 8th January 2015

A DEANE woman reported missing for the third time in nine months has been found safe and well.

VIDEO: Police tributes to victims of suspected terrorist attack on French magazine

The Bolton News:

10:12am Thursday 8th January 2015

POLICE chiefs have reacted with shock at the suspected Islamist terrorist attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, which left two officers and several journalists dead.

Deane woman missing for third time

The Bolton News: Missing: Gulabben Nagin Patel

9:32am Wednesday 7th January 2015

A VULNERABLE Deane woman whose husband was dragged from a house fire last year has gone missing for the third time in nine months.

Jobs at risk as fashion chain Bank goes into administration

The Bolton News: Talks held to help boost business at Market Place

3:27pm Monday 5th January 2015

FASHION chain Bank has gone into administration.

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