The Bolton News: Disaster banner WorldWarOneBanner.jpg for the homepage The Bolton News: t1The Bolton News: t2

Tributes to Astley Bridge 'gentleman' after cliff fall death in Scotland

The Bolton News:

9:19am Friday 29th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a “real gentleman” who died after falling from cliffs in Scotland aged just 25.

Bromley Cross supermarket plan rejected

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A COUPLE have declared victory over developers who wanted to turn the former Green Bengal restaurant into a supermarket.

From scrap to TV stardom: Metro Salvage staff win hearts of nation on BBC reality show Scrappers

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

LOVEABLE rogue Lewis O’Boyle and his work pals at Metro Salvage have won the hearts of the nation.

Arsonist set fire to flat after getting eviction notice

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

AN arsonist has been jailed for “recklessly” setting fire to his flat after he was given his eviction notice - despite claiming he had no recollection of the incident.

Stage stars honoured at BATS awards

The Bolton News:

11:57pm Friday 29th August 2014

FROM a Tennessee Williams classic to a thriller and much-loved musicals, the stars of Bolton’s theatre scene were honoured for their roles in a raft of productions.

Soul diva Martha Reeves bringing sounds of Motown to Bolton

The Bolton News:

3:58pm Friday 29th August 2014

WITH a career spanning more than 50 years, Motown legend Martha Reeves knows a thing or two about the music business.

Concert to remember fallen of First World War

The Bolton News:

3:47pm Friday 29th August 2014

CLASSICAL music written in response to the horrors of the First World War will be played at a concert this weekend.

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.

Bolton Thai restaurant shoots to fame after rave review from celebrity chef

The Bolton News:

10:01am Friday 29th August 2014

A LITTLE Thai restaurant has shot to national fame thanks to sizzling reviews from Masterchef star John Torode.

Peter Kay to switch on Blackpool illuminations tonight

The Bolton News:

9:58am Friday 29th August 2014

BOLTON comedy legend Peter Kay will be switching on the “big light” in Blackpool tonight.

Fire warning after Breightmet teenagers make two hoax 999 calls in 24 hours

The Bolton News:

9:55am Friday 29th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have been tied up by two hoax calls after youngsters dialled 999 from a phone box twice in less than 24 hours.

Maxine Peake overcomes her fear of Shakespeare for new Hamlet role

The Bolton News:

9:32am Friday 29th August 2014

AS she prepares to take on the iconic title role of Hamlet, Maxine Peake admits she was “frightened to death” of performing Shakespeare’s work for a long time.

Anger over parking fines for disabled people at Bolton One

The Bolton News:

9:25am Friday 29th August 2014

DISABLED patients at Bolton One are being given parking fines if they leave their car outside the centre for more than 90 minutes.

Question Time-style debate about massive healthcare changes on Tuesday

The Bolton News: Car parking costs set to rise at the Royal Bolton Hospital

9:23am Friday 29th August 2014

THE Bolton News will chair a Question Time-style debate on radical proposals to shake up hospital care.

Renewed push to fund 20mph speed limit

The Bolton News: There isn’t a need for this 20mph limit

9:11am Friday 29th August 2014

LEADING councillors have agreed to push the government for more funding so a 20mph speed limit could be introduced in most residential roads across Bolton.

47 years to resurface a Bolton road, new figures show

The Bolton News:

9:06am Friday 29th August 2014

POTHOLE-ridden roads are being left in disrepair for longer, council bosses have admitted.

Groom and vicar dad do 5km run just 90 minutes before wedding

The Bolton News:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A GROOM warmed up for his wedding day — by completing a 5km run with his vicar father just 90 mintues before the service.

Firefighters spot second blaze while tackling wheelie bin fire

The Bolton News:

8:54am Friday 29th August 2014

EAGLE-eyed firefighters spotted a caravan on fire as they were tackling another blaze.

Charity-founding Horwich mum shorlisted for 'inspirational woman' award

The Bolton News:

8:52am Friday 29th August 2014

A MUM who founded a charity in memory of her daughter has been shortlisted for an Inspirational Woman of the Year award.

Celebrity chef Debbie Halls-Evans preparing to open 'pop-up' restaurant in Horwich

The Bolton News:

8:40am Friday 29th August 2014

CELEBRITY chef Debbie Halls-Evans is proving that home is where the heart is as she prepares to open her first pop-up restaurant in Horwich.

Life after stroke: how Little Lever support group helps survivors and carers get back on track

The Bolton News:

8:36am Friday 29th August 2014

STROKE. A word many of us associate with trauma or a time when a loved one’s health was changed forever.

Lostock clarinet musician wins place at Royal Northern College of Music

The Bolton News:

8:25am Friday 29th August 2014

TALENTED musician Natasha Lomas gave the performance of a her life — and was rewarded with a scholarship at the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music.

Travel Counsellors win Queen's Award for Enterprise

The Bolton News:

8:21am Friday 29th August 2014

PROUD bosses and staff at Bolton firm Travel Counsellors received royal approval of their outstanding performance when they received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Determined St Bede's Academy kids go to extra summer lessons

The Bolton News:

9:46am Friday 29th August 2014

BRIGHT young things at St Bede’s Academy are determined to get ahead.

Bolton could renew links with HMS Dido

The Bolton News:

9:16am Friday 29th August 2014

A WARSHIP could be named HMS Dido as a tribute to Bolton’s links with the Royal Navy.

Aspiring Little Lever vet delighted with animal job she landed after work experience

The Bolton News:

8:46am Friday 29th August 2014

A STUDENT from Little Lever will “walk with the animals” after landing a part-time job following a period of work experience.

Woman hit in eye with stiletto heel 'almost certain' to lose her sight

The Bolton News:

12:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A YOUNG woman is “almost certain” to lose the sight in her left eye after being hit with a stiletto heel in a fight on the dancefloor of a Farnworth pub.

Van ignores police road block and nearly hits firemen at site of three-car Little Hulton crash

The Bolton News: Police car

4:04pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A VAN driver ignored a road blockage following a crash in Little Hulton, mounted a kerb and almost ran over some firemen.

UPDATED: Huge delays on M61 after van flips over between Horwich and Westhoughton

The Bolton News:

2:38pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A VAN has overturned on the M61 southbound between Horwich and Westhoughton.

Bolton Council planning meeting

The Bolton News: Bolton town hall

1:24pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ON the agenda at today's planning meeting: a major cycle route plan for Bolton, demolition of a golf club's club house and a row between neighbours about vegetables.

Deane mum died falling down stairs after night at bingo

The Bolton News: Bolton Coroners Court

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A MOTHER died from falling down the stairs after returning home from a night at the bingo, an inquest heard.

Bolton pub to be turned into Victorian-style 'gin palace'

The Bolton News:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW “gin palace” and micro-brewery is set to open in Churchgate.

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.

Horwich motorcyclist 'paid dear price for minor misjudgement' in Cumbria death crash

The Bolton News:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST killed while driving on the wrong side of the road was “misled” by a dip in the road — causing him to think the highway ahead was clear.

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.

Bolton council tax dodgers owe £10.6 million

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

COUNCIL tax dodgers in Bolton owe £10.6 million in unpaid bills, new figures show.

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

The Bolton News:

4:57pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Here's our guide to what you can do in and around Bolton this weekend.

Woman cut free from car after Crompton Way crash

The Bolton News:

4:43pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A WOMAN was cut free from a car after a crash in Tonge.

Woman suffers head and neck injuries after being hit by car in Walkden

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

3:31pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A WOMAN has been left with head and neck injuries after being run over in Walkden.

Travel by train? 9 ways to save money on your rail tickets

The Bolton News: Martin Lewis

2:26pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Train ticket prices are to logic what reindeer are to scrabble. In other words, they’ve nothing in common. If you want to save money on the train, take the logic book and throw it out of the window.

600 Bolton kids per day get free lunch from town's first food bank for youngsters

The Bolton News:

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

HUNDREDS of hard-up families have been claiming free packed lunches every day from the town’s first food bank for youngsters.

Japanese film crew shoots paranormal TV show at 'haunted' Bolton pub

The Bolton News:

9:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

BOLTON’S oldest pub could be big in Japan — after a film crew from the country flew to the UK to document ghostly sightings at the historic boozer.

Horwich pensioner was found dead by cleaner

The Bolton News: Bolton Coroners Court

9:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

A PENSIONER was found dead by his cleaner four months after his wife died, an inquest heard.

Labour predicted to hold on to crucial Bolton West seat at next election

The Bolton News: MP Julie Hilling

8:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

EARLY polls in the crucial Bolton West constituency — ahead of next year’s general election — predict Labour will hold the seat.

Bolton dance DJ releases new single and becomes a dad in two days

The Bolton News:

8:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

PROMISING dance DJ Al English is “the daddy” — after he released a new record and became a father in the space of two days.

Poorer children are making the grade in Bolton

The Bolton News: Cllr Kevin McKeon

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE numbers of school children from poor backgrounds making the grade has risen — putting Bolton in the top 50 authorities in the country for the achievements of its disadvantaged pupils.

Developers hand over keys of controversial new Little Lever Tesco

The Bolton News:

7:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE opening of a controversial supermarket in Little Lever is a step closer after the developers handed over the keys to Tesco.

Film classics to be screened in Bolton thanks to £3,500 grant

The Bolton News:

7:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

A SEASON of movie classics will be screened in Bolton.

Bolton's amateur theatre scene gearing up for annual award ceremony

The Bolton News:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

EXCITEMENT is building as the stars of Bolton’s amateur theatre scene prepare to pick up their awards at an annual ceremony.

Youngsters carry water 6km around Bolton to highlight Gaza crisis

The Bolton News:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Young people walked 6km across Bolton carrying water to highlight the crisis in Gaza.

Bolton Sport

BOLTON ASSOCIATION: High hopes for Egerton's record-breaker Amal Athulathmudali (link) 6:00am Sat 30 Aug 14

EGERTON manager Dave Tattersall hopes professional Amal Athulathmudali can build on his record-breaking innings…

'We need boost before international break', says Dougie (link) 7:10am Fri 29 Aug 14

DOUGIE Freedman heads into a crunch clash with Leeds United insisting there has been no lasting damage done by his…

Tim Ream gets a chance to impress with US national team (link) 3:57pm Fri 29 Aug 14

TIM Ream has been called back into the international fold, just two months after his World Cup snub by the US.

Bolton Wanderers star Liam Trotter out for up to 10 weeks (link) 4:14pm Fri 29 Aug 14

LIAM Trotter has been hit with the news that his hamstring injury is now worse than first feared – with the…

Date of Wanderers' Capital One Cup game at Chelsea confirmed (link) 3:39pm Fri 29 Aug 14

THE date for Wanderers’ Captial One Cup third round game against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge has now been…

The Bolton News is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

Easy Navigation


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree