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Miss Universe's curves are in all the right places

The Bolton News: Charlotte MacGill has been crowned Miss Universe in the toned figure category at the National Amateur Body Building Association  competition  at Southport Theatre.

6:04am Friday 31st October 2014

BODY builder Charlotte MacGill’s feminine toned curves have earned her the title of Miss Universe.

The Civic Trust - more than just a blue plaque

The Bolton News: W F Tillotson. Photo by Bolton Evening News.


12:05pm Friday 31st October 2014

FOR 50 years Bolton and District Civic Trust has played a major part in conserving some of the borough's finest buildings and raising awareness about the town's heritage.

Don't release sky lanterns on Bonfire night, pleads councillor

The Bolton News: Cllr Graham Farrington from Blackrod, who is campaigning about the dangers of Chinese lanterns

11:04am Friday 31st October 2014

A TOWN Councillor has called on Bolton residents to avoid releasing sky lanterns on bonfire night — echoing advice from the government.

Seven people in Bolton use groundbreaking Clare's Law

The Bolton News: Caption:
Tony Lloyd,Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester, pictured at offices in Swinton,Manchester.
Pictures by Steve Holt, Bolton News, Thursday April 18 2013.
Pix for Irma. (11416366)

10:05am Friday 31st October 2014

GROUNDBREAKING domestic violence legislation that allows people to check their partner's past has seen seven applications for disclosure in Bolton since March.

Breaking news UPDATED: Historic mayoral chains stolen during shocking violent robbery in Radcliffe

The Bolton News:

8:58am Friday 31st October 2014

POLICE are hunting two men who stole the Mayor of Bury's ceremonial chains during a violent robbery in Radcliffe.

A campaign to help residents recyle correctly wins top award

The Bolton News: (from left to right )Trevor Howarth, Corporate Culture; Alex Bone  Corporate Culture; Belinda Miller ,Corporate Culture; Sheridan Hilton of Rochdale Council; Jennifer Baker of Recycle for Greater Manchester; Karen Hall Recycle for Greater Manchester; Elai

8:03am Friday 31st October 2014

EDUCATING people about the right stuff in the right bins has netted Recycle for Greater Manchester a green campaign of the year award.

Help with hair loss at hand in Bolton market

The Bolton News: Health Feature at Diamond Dazzle on Bolton Market.Charlene Wallis for feature on Wig Vouchers on the NHS.
Images by Steve Holt, Bolton News, Friday October 24 2014. (11936350)

8:03am Friday 31st October 2014

HAIR loss can be an added personal strain on cancer sufferers already trying to cope with the gruelling side-effects of chemotherapy treatment.

Self-confessed shopaholic Paula takes over shopping centre

The Bolton News: Paul Wood, new manager at Crompton Place Shopping Centre

6:04am Friday 31st October 2014

A SELF-CONFESSED shopaholic with a substantial shoe collection has stepped into her new role as a Bolton shopping centre manager.

Petition to see Bolton recognised as part of Lancashire attracts 800 signatures

The Bolton News: Red Rose of Lancashire (12145176)

9:09pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A PETITION calling for Bolton's rightful place in Lancashire to be restored has amassed hundreds of signatures.

UPDATED: Driver arrested after car ploughs into town centre pub

The Bolton News:

6:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A DRIVER has been arrested after his car ploughed into a pub in Bolton town centre.

Child sex cases up 21 per cent but problem being dealt with

The Bolton News: Submitted Picture
Pic by David Gaskell posted on our Facebook page showing Bolton town centre as a ghost town "last Saturday"
From: Julian Thorpe 
Date: 09-07-13 (12101214)

6:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE number of children being groomed for sex in the town soared last year — and hundreds of youngsters were reported missing.

Landlord "lucky to be alive" after Land Rover smashes into Dog and Partridge pub

The Bolton News:

12:25pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE LANDLORD of the Dog and Partridge pub said he was seconds away from being killed after a Land Rover smashed into the building last night.

Thug pushed past woman and stole money after she answered front door

The Bolton News:

2:44pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A THUG pushed past a woman after she answered her door to him and stole money from her house.

Winter safety from the experts

The Bolton News: Public Services demo in Victoria Sqaure, Bolton.Kian Pasquill -Morton age two and coppers hat.
Images by Steve Holt,Bolton News, Thursday October 30 2014. (12144849)

9:23pm Thursday 30th October 2014

WINTER is coming — and experts were out in full force yesterday to help Bolton families get ready for extreme weather.

New Horwich Co-op store opens its doors to the public

The Bolton News: Opening of refurbished Co-operative Food Store on Winter Hey Lane, Horwich by children from Horwich Playcare. Pictured are from left at the back Cole Carvalho-Raggett 4, Ruby Holden 8 and Diane Horan member of staff. Front Jacob Brobby-Griffith 4 and Luke

9:22pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A NEW co-op store in Horwich has opened its doors to the public after a £340,000 makeover.

Children learn about Fairtrade food at school festival

The Bolton News: From the left are Lucy Somerville aged seven, Gabriella Giambattista-Hunt aged seven and Nadiya Tahier aged eight with Tilly Crabtree aged seven at the front.
Pupils at Clevelands Prep School Bolton held a fairtrade Harvest Festival. Photo by Nigel Taggar

8:02pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PUPILS learnt about Fairtrade food as they took part in their school's Harvest Festival.

Former Blackrod Mayor warns of dangers of anti-anxiety drug reliance

The Bolton News: Cllr Stephen Laycock and Pat Senior

2:05pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A FORMER mayor has warned about the risks of becoming reliant on anti-anxiety drugs after she said they left her feeling paralysed and “like a vegetable”.

Charity helps more than 300 adults with skills and training

The Bolton News:

1:12pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A CHARITY training centre has helped more than 300 unemployed adults in the past 15 months.

Wicked witch to be burnt at the stake during Halloween and bonfire fun

The Bolton News: Farnworth cricket clubs annual bonfre extravagansa.  28/10/14  

The wicked witch on top of the Farnworth CC bonfire

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12:17pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A WICKED witch is set to be burnt at the stake during a combined celebration of Halloween and Bonfire Night in Farnworth.

Youngsters get royal seal of approval from William and Kate for their Great British tea party

The Bolton News: ANYONE for cake. Year 2 pupils left to right, Charlotte Darbyshire and Reece Gray  both aged six, and Oliver Griffiths and Jessica Kelsall both aged seven.

12:06pm Thursday 30th October 2014

CHILDREN from St James Daisy Hill Primary School in Westhoughton hosted an afternoon of tea and cakes for parents to cap off a class project about London.

Justin Moorhouse praises community book created by Daubhill residents

The Bolton News: Susan and Barry McMullen with Jackie Roach from Procure Plus, a sponsor of the event

10:06am Thursday 30th October 2014

FAMILIES from a street in Daubhill have become the stars of a new book which won a prestigious award presented by Phoenix Nights star Justin Moorhouse.

Football teams not heeding council warning over litter

10:06am Thursday 30th October 2014

FOOTBALL teams are still not cleaning up their litter after playing on a Farnworth park, despite warnings from Bolton Council.

Reformed criminal helpingother ex-cons turn lives round

9:20am Thursday 30th October 2014

A REFORMED criminal has launched a training enterprise centre to give other ex-offenders and the homeless the chance to turn their lives round.

Hallowe'en fundraiser for Jennifer

The Bolton News: James and Graham Edgington

1:38pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A HALLOWE'EN fundraiser for the Jennifer Charity is taking place on Friday evening.

Jewellery owners reunited with property after Bolton News appeal

The Bolton News: Over £1000 worth of stolen jewellery was recovered from Bolton Market Place on 30/09/14 by Police. 
Officers were alerted to a large stash of stolen jewellery at a shop in Bolton Town 
Burglary or theft must have taken place before 1st Oct 2014.  (1

6:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

A COUPLE were subjected to a terrifying burglary �— as they sat watching evening television.

Snappers 'capture' top prize in Blackrod scarecrow contest

The Bolton News: Adam Howard's winning picture in the junior section

6:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE winners of this year’s Blackrod Scarecrow Festival photograph competition have been announced.

Residents angered as recycling crew leaves broken glass and yellow liquid in street

The Bolton News: (12030538)

6:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

RECYCLING crews left broken glass and yellow liquid in the street outside a family home in Deane.

A song of ice and fire at the Flashes and Bangs workshop

The Bolton News: Youngsters watch Dr John Milnes conduct an experiment in the fume cupboard at The University of Bolton during part of Manchester Science Festival. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd, Monday October 27, 2014.

Story: Vickie Scullard (11969262)

6:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

THEY say there is no smoke without fire — but for youngsters at a special workshop at the University of Bolton they were taught that ice was just as important.

MP wants better protection for retail staff

The Bolton News: David Crausby MP launches a national bingo game and supports reducing the excessive tax burden on bingo at Mecca Bingo, Breightmet Fold Lane, Breightmet.  Photo by Karen Hope, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd, Friday January 17 2014. (12112614)

6:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

A CAMPAIGN seeking to prevent violence, threats and abuse directed at retail staff has received the backing of a Bolton MP.

Strictly fans urged to step-forward for competition

The Bolton News: Last year's strictly winners, reporter Liam Thorp and dance partner Cathy Brown

6:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

DARING dance fans are being urged to take the brave “step” towards Strictly glory for Bolton Hospice.

Food fans challenged to 'eat until they drop' at market event

The Bolton News: Steve Simms with Nkono's Alain Job from Bolton Market, promoting BBQ Night later this week.

6:03am Thursday 30th October 2014

BOLTON Market is stay ing open into the evening �— for more "twilight events" �— as traders look to capitalise on the £4.5 million revamp of the lifestyle hall as well as shoppers' appetite for food and drink.

Charities fury over canopy demolition

The Bolton News: Shoppers browse the charity canopy in Victoria Square, Bolton which is under threat of closure. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd., Thursday July 5, 2012.

Story: Melanie  (12022669)

6:03am Wednesday 29th October 2014

BOLTON'S charity canopy - a gift to the town 30 years ago - has been mothballed.

UPDATED: Fire crews tackle flat blaze in Horwich

The Bolton News:

8:43am Wednesday 29th October 2014

FIRE crews are battling a blaze in a flat in Horwich.

Children's TV presenter Katy Ashworth to turn on this year's Christmas lights

The Bolton News: Bolton Christmas lights switch on.
Parade with the giant snowmen
Picture by Richard Holton, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd. Saturday November 25th, 2012 (12022479)

6:04am Wednesday 29th October 2014

CHILDREN'S television chef Katy Ashworth is set to cook up a storm �— when she switches on Bolton's Christmas lights.

Bolton ready for fright night with a raft of Halloween events

The Bolton News: Witch Lily Humphries aged 10 with her rat.The Ferns Academy, Farnworth, witches and wizards event.Reporter. None.Picture by Roy Bolton, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd. Picture taken Wednesday 22nd October,2014 (12017339)

6:04am Wednesday 29th October 2014

DIG out your most frightful fancy dress and get ready to enjoy the spookiest time of the year at a range of events in Bolton.

NWAS issues advice for a spooky but safe Halloween

8:11pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

PARENTS in Bolton are being urged to follow a few simple tips in order to ensure that Halloween is a safe and spooky treat for their children this year.

Budding builders tackle challenges during science festival fun

The Bolton News: Harley Crompton aged six of Morris Green with his spaghetti and sweet structure.
Children visited Bolton Museum to meet a Scientist and build structures as part of Manchester Science week. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd, Tuesday October 28

6:04am Wednesday 29th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS became architects for the day at Bolton Museum as part of Manchester Science Festival.

Residents turn out to herald regeneration plan

The Bolton News: Farnworth Market Redevelopment Vox Pop.
Images by Steve Holt,Bolton News, Monday October 27 2014. (12056090)

6:04am Wednesday 29th October 2014

SCORES of residents have grabbed the chance to quiz the experts over the multi-million pound regeneration of Farnworth town centre.

Former council boss has firearms appeal thrown out by judge

The Bolton News: Adrian Golland
Photo by Paul Gardner, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd., Sunday June 26 2011. (12036014)

8:41pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A RETIRED council boss has lost an appeal to keep his guns �— after a court ruled he was a "confrontational man" who always thinks he is right.

Bid to preserve historic features at Bromley Cross station

The Bolton News: Bromley Cross station clock

8:28am Tuesday 28th October 2014

IT has kept things ticking along at Bromley Cross Train Station for more than a century, taking pride of place on the platform.

Man arrested after car chase in Daubhill

The Bolton News: Police car

8:52am Tuesday 28th October 2014

POLICE have arrested a man after a car chase in Daubhill this morning.

12-year-old boy airlifted to hospital after suffering head injuries in bike crash on Darwen Moor

The Bolton News: The North West Air Ambulance in action earlier this year

6:17pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A 12-year old boy has been airlifted to hospital after suffering head injuries in a bike crash.

Bolton's mystery unicyclist gets a mention on Chris Evans' radio show

The Bolton News: Father and daughter saddle up as Horwich prepares to host first unicycle road race

10:17am Tuesday 28th October 2014

BBC Radio 2 listeners were given a unique insight into Bolton this morning – when someone from the town called in to tell host Chris Evans that they had seen a unicyclist going up Blackburn Road

Million pound cases are 'Serious matters'

The Bolton News: Serious Law of Chorley Street, Bolton.Story on law firm celebrating 25 years with on shot, five partners.
L/R;John Sherrington,Matthew Heap, Matthew Dixon,Ben Priestley, Tim Walters.
Images by Steve Holt Bolton News, Monday October 20 2014. (11939172)

8:31am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A LAW firm which specialises in multi-million pound serious injury settlements is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Bunny rabbits with star quality needed for festive show at Bolton theatre

The Bolton News: Artwork for  Alice in Wonderland at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton

8:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

FURRY family pets are needed to hop on stage and star in a theatre's festive production of Alice in Wonderland.

Money lessons for children

The Bolton News: Devonshire Road Primary School, Bolton, Education Feature Money Savvy:Georgia Worgan age nine.
Images by Steve Holt (11898910)

8:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

MONEY certainly matters at Devonshire Road Primary School.

Former Manchester United star opens Horwich football club's new £1 million pavilion

The Bolton News: L-R Lesley Allon (Secretary, Horwich St Mary's), Tom Allon (Chairman, Horwich St Mary's), Rick Banks (Author), Gary Neville, Paul Thorogood (CEO, Football Foundation) and Horwich St Mary's players officially open the new pavilion.

8:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS were treated to a kickabout with former England star Gary Neville — as he opened their new state-of-the-art £1 million pavilion for a Horwich community football club on Friday.

Youngsters make some Noize on the dancefloor

The Bolton News: From the left are Vanessa Yau aged 12, Tegan Robinson aged 13, Connor Wells aged 12, Lissy Entwistle aged 14, Evie Pendlebury aged 14 with Tom McKay aged 12 at the front.
Street Dance group Noize from the Theatre Dance Studio, Halliwell have won a top com

8:27am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TALENTED youngsters left their fans making a racket after impressing at a nationwide dance contest.

Residents line Ramsbottom street in bid to see film stars in action

The Bolton News: Locals watch the filming of 'A Monster Calls' in Bridge Street, Ramsbottom. Photo by Karen Hope, Sunday October 26 2014. Reporter: Liam Thorp. (11948926)

8:27am Tuesday 28th October 2014

RESIDENTS lined the streets late into the night to try and catch a glimpse of Hollywood stars shooting a feature film in Ramsbottom.

Youngsters practice open heart surgery at science festival

The Bolton News: Beth Edwards, left and Susan Al-Malahi both aged 11 with Paramedic Abigail Ryding in the Clinical Simulation Suite at Bolton One during part of Manchester Science Festival. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd, Monday October 27, 2014.

Story: V

8:23am Tuesday 28th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS got their hands dirty learning how to perform emergency open heart surgery at the University of Bolton.

Bolton Sport

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Bolton Wanderers boss Neil Lennon wary of high-flying Canaries - with or without Gary Hooper (link) 6:00am Fri 31 Oct 14

WIN, lose or draw tonight, discussion in the manager’s office after the final whistle is bound to drift in the…

Bolton Wanderers boss Neil Lennon gives striker Jermaine Beckford time to fire (link) 6:00am Fri 31 Oct 14

NEIL Lennon is ready to put his faith in Jermaine Beckford, backing the striker to find the net sooner rather than…

Bolton Wanderers boss Neil Lennon fends off Thai takeover talk (link) 5:00am Fri 31 Oct 14

TALK of Thai takeovers has got Wanderers boss Neil Lennon ducking for cover.

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