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UPDATED: Cyclist dies in crash with motorbike

The Bolton News:

9:38am Monday 22nd September 2014

A CYCLIST has died in a crash with a motorbike.

UPDATED: Woman talked down by police after threatening to jump from M61 motorway bridge

The Bolton News:

6:54pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A woman has been talked down by police after threatening to jump off a motorway bridge.

Suspected arson attack at Holland garden centre in Bromley Cross

The Bolton News:

9:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

A GARDEN centre went up in flames in a suspected arson attack.

Brave 16-year-old girl saves family in meat cleaver and machete attack

The Bolton News:

4:44pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A BRAVE 16-year-old girl saved her terrified family from robbers who were brandishing a meat cleaver and an 18-inch machete.

Toddlers evacuated from nursery after fuse box bursts into flames

The Bolton News: House fire in Halliwell

2:47pm Monday 22nd September 2014

MORE than 20 toddlers were evacuated from a nursery after a fuse box burst into flames.

UPDATED: Three clubbers rushed to hospital in suspected laughing gas incident

The Bolton News:

10:52am Sunday 21st September 2014

THREE nightclub revellers were taken ill after inhaling what is believed to be laughing gas.

78-year-old woman dragged to ground by handbag snatcher on bike

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

11:11am Monday 22nd September 2014

A BRAVE elderly woman was dragged to the floor when her handbag was snatched by a man on a bicycle.

Hunt for missing Daubhill woman

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

3:49pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Police are growing increasingly concerned of the whereabouts of a missing woman from Bolton.

Stage version of dark comedy by A Clockwork Orange writer Anthony Burgess coming to Bolton's Octagon Theatre

The Bolton News:

3:04pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A DARK comedy of game shows, greed and consumerism is coming to Bolton.

Happy Mondays fundraiser for 12-year-old Chico Ryder who is 'kickin' cancer'

The Bolton News:

2:39pm Monday 22nd September 2014

PAUL Ryder is best known as a founder member of Madchester favourites, the Happy Mondays.

'School is struggling to supervise my daughter's diabetes'

The Bolton News:

12:22pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THE worried mum of a six-year-old girl with diabetes is calling for more steps to be taken to help school staff cope with her daughter’s medical needs.

Man downloaded child porn videos for 10 years

The Bolton News:

12:14pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A MAN who downloaded indecent images of children for 10 years has been ordered to attend a rehabilitation course.

Town hall chiefs draw up 'action plan' after inspectors say child protection needs improvement

The Bolton News: Soaring number of child in protection

12:09pm Monday 22nd September 2014

AN action plan has been drawn up to improve the care given to Bolton’s most vulnerable youngsters — after a critical report found they may “slip through the net” and be put at risk.

Six hurt in Halliwell car crash

The Bolton News: Boy hit by car on way to school

11:58am Monday 22nd September 2014

A MAN suffered spinal injuries in a car crash that left six people needing hospital treatment.

Call for paramedic training change rejected after beta blocker overdose death

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11:55am Monday 22nd September 2014

A MOTHER whose daughter died from an accidental overdose has had her calls for paramedics to be trained in control and restraint techniques rejected.

Dale Haslam's train blog: Conductor ruined my return trip

The Bolton News: Photograph of the Author

11:27am Monday 22nd September 2014

A WEEK ago, I returned from a two-week break and had an odd experience at Manchester Airport.

Oar inspiring: Olympic gold medallist visits Bolton School

The Bolton News:

11:17am Monday 22nd September 2014

OLYMPIC gold medallist Helen Glover set a course for Bolton to inspire the next generation of sportswomen.

Plan to shut beds at hospital is halted

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

11:08am Monday 22nd September 2014

HEALTH chiefs have halted plans to shut beds at the Royal Bolton Hospital after one the its busiest ever summers.

Race to stop vital piece of Bolton's history going into private ownership

The Bolton News:

10:02am Monday 22nd September 2014

A GROUP of historians are in a race against time to stop the records of an aristocratic family - who lived in Bolton for almost a millennium - from going into private ownership.

Bolton Council 'takes child sexual exploitation extremely seriously'

The Bolton News:

9:55am Monday 22nd September 2014

Council chiefs in Bolton have given their full support to a new awareness campaign to tackle child sexual exploitation.

Bolton choir Cottontown Chorus starts its own talent-finding competition

The Bolton News:

9:50am Monday 22nd September 2014

AN award-winning barbershop singers ensemble has launched its own bid to find “the voice”.

Standing ovation at planning meeting after 100 homes plan is rejected

The Bolton News:

9:47am Monday 22nd September 2014

MEMBERS of a planning committee received a standing ovation for rejecting an application to build up to 100 houses in Atherton.

Farnworth school opens nursery for three-year-olds

The Bolton News:

9:33am Monday 22nd September 2014

A PRIMARY school has branched out to ensure all its pupils reach great heights.

Asda gives £1,000 towards Astley Bridge's Christmas lights

The Bolton News:

9:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

A SUPERMARKET provided some very early Christmas joy to residents of Astley Bridge.

Fundraiser walks 300 miles for village in Nepal

The Bolton News:

8:47am Monday 22nd September 2014

A COMMITTED fundraiser came to Bolton as part of a 300-mile charity walk to raise money for a village in Nepal.

Couple celebrate golden wedding anniversary by raising £1,000 for charity

The Bolton News:

8:44am Monday 22nd September 2014

A LOVED-UP couple celebrated 50 years of marriage - by raising £1,000 for Bolton Hospice.

Kids love Sooty and Sweep show at Albert Halls

The Bolton News:

4:34pm Monday 22nd September 2014

SOOTY and Sweep had hundreds of Bolton children under their spell yesterday as part of their sell-out 55-date UK tour.

Euro MP visits Fred Dibnah centre

The Bolton News:

3:42pm Monday 22nd September 2014

EURO MP Julie Ward paid a visit to the Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre.

Fitness fanatics to do Ironman without leaving gym

The Bolton News:

3:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014

FITNESS fanatics are set to tackle the gruelling Bolton Ironman cycling course — without setting foot out of the gym.

Breightmet web developer's year of challenges

The Bolton News:

11:04am Monday 22nd September 2014

A SUPERFIT web developer from Bolton is completing a year of challenges to raise money for charity.

Kidnap victim's wife issues heart wrenching plea to Islamic State militants

The Bolton News:

3:18pm Sunday 21st September 2014

THE WIFE of a man who is being held hostage by militants have made a heart wrenching plea for his release.

Jimi Goodwin shines at Ramsbottom Festival as British Sea Power fall flat

The Bolton News:

11:26am Sunday 21st September 2014

HUNDREDS took to the hills for a second hit of ale and music at Ramsbottom Festival.

Riding horses is 'like therapy' for disabled youngsters

The Bolton News:

11:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

RIDING is a common hobby for horse-mad youngsters — but for one group at a Westhoughton stables it is proving more a source of therapy.

Builders save fellow workers life

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

QUICK-THINKING construction workers who saved the life of a colleague at a Little Hulton building site have been awarded a top honour.

Spot the difference! Workmen replace memorial flagstone wrong way round

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

EAGLE eyed shoppers “flagged up” a problem — after workmen replaced a memorial paving slab the wrong way round.

VIDEO: Police hunt bus knifeman

The Bolton News:

2:43pm Saturday 20th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a thug who tried to rob a bus driver at knifepoint in Little Hulton..

Should number of councillors be cut from 60 to 40?

The Bolton News: Bolton town hall

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE number of councillors in Bolton could be radically cut as part of cost-saving plans put forward by the town’s Liberal Democrat group.

Police draw a blank looking for parents of tragic little Alia - the baby found dumped in a plastic bag

The Bolton News: TRAGIC SCENE Forensic officers at the site in Ox Hey Lane where the baby’s body was found

6:18pm Friday 19th September 2014

POLICE admit they have drawn a blank in their search for the parents of a newborn baby found abandoned in a plastic bag, a court heard.

Gang pose as police officers and tie up brothers before stealing jewellery and cash

The Bolton News:

1:20pm Friday 19th September 2014

FOUR men posing as police officers tied up two brothers in their own home before fleeing with jewellery and cash.

UPDATED: Police raids discover cannabis farm worth £250,000 in two disused night clubs

The Bolton News:

10:42am Friday 19th September 2014

DRUG raids have been carried out at two disused night clubs in Bolton town centre.

UPDATED: How Bolton could benefit from Scottish 'no' vote

The Bolton News:

6:15am Friday 19th September 2014

CALLS have been made for Greater Manchester to be granted more powers to manage its own affairs in light of the Scottish people voting against independence.

'Do you have a dog?' Wife left distraught as 111 call centre staff ask 'inane questions' while her husband fights for his life

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A DISTRAUGHT wife who dialled 999 was tranferred to the NHS’s non-emergency service — as she watched her husband fighting for his life.

Convoy pal pleads for return of hostage Alan Henning

The Bolton News:

8:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A FRIEND of hostage Alan Henning who travelled with him to Syria said the aid worker was captured by Islamic State (IS) jihadists because they thought he was a spy.

Hunt for man wanted over Radcliffe assaults

The Bolton News:

2:35pm Friday 19th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a man wanted for two assaults in Radcliffe.

Caring sister helps big bro with rare gene disorder

The Bolton News:

1:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

SMILING Mark Peacock looks like he does not have a care in the world — thanks to sister Amy Jorja who helps care for her big brother who has a rare gene disorder.

Eyes on the prize: experts urge people to eat their five-a-day

The Bolton News:

9:53am Friday 19th September 2014

SIGHT is the sense people fear losing the most — yet eyes and vision are often at the bottom of people’s priorities when it comes to their health.

Dinnerlady ditches her apron to take on Tough Mudder challenge

The Bolton News:

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A DINNERLADY swapped her apron for a pair of trainers on Sunday as she took part in the gruelling Tough Mudder challange.

Bolton's alcohol-related A&E admissions 'more than double national average'

The Bolton News:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

ALCOHOL-related A&E admissions in Bolton are more than double the national average, shock statistics show.

'Global market' set to come to Bolton

The Bolton News: MARKET FORCES A little taste of what Victoria Square can expect at the Global Village Market

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

BOLTON town centre will be awash with the tantalising tastes and smells of fine food from around the world next month.

Child sexual exploitation 'is still a hidden problem', say police

The Bolton News: Police commissioner Tony Lloyd

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A GROUNDBREAKING campaign to protect children from the “hidden problem” of sexual exploitation is being launched by police today.

Bolton Sport

MONDAY VERDICT: Real reasons for worry at Wanderers after defeat to Wolves (link) 6:30am Mon 22 Sep 14

A HALLMARK of a great team is one who can play badly and still take something from a game, however it is the…

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Ex-Bury and Norwich City ace Simon Whaley takes charge at strugglers Eagley (link) 5:40pm Mon 22 Sep 14

FORMER Norwich City and Bury midfielder Simon Whaley has taken over as caretaker manager of Eagley after Alex…

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Atherton Town share the spoils with Prestwich Heys (link) 5:42pm Mon 22 Sep 14

ATHERTON Town offered further evidence of their ability to hold their own in the Premier Division in a 1-1 draw…

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Saturday report round-up (link) 5:41pm Mon 22 Sep 14

OLD Boltonians knocked Tottington United out of the LFA Cup and sent out a message of intent in the title race.

Bolton Wanderers U18s bow to Liverpool academy starlets (link) 5:34pm Mon 22 Sep 14

WANDERERS under-18s were on the wrong end of a 3-0 scoreline against Liverpool’s academy side on Saturday.

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