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RUMBLED: Liam Waddilove

One of town's most wanted criminals arrested after boasting in pub about featuring in The Bolton News

BLAZE: Firefighters at the scene in Longfield Road this morning

UPDATED: Man, 57, 'fighting for life' after being found unconscious in burning house in Daubhill

TRAGIC: William Knowles, pictured in 1972

Dementia patient 'who could not swallow' choked to death on yoghurt fed to him by care home worker

Commuters wait for a train at platform three of Bolton train station.

Delays for Bolton commuters after fatality

LIVE: Bolton Council Planning Committee

LIVE: Bolton Council Planning Committee

Bolton man charged with drugs conspiracy after dawn raids

Deane man charged with drugs conspiracy after dawn raids

Peter Schofield, wife Amanda and daughter Samantha aged 12 were involved in a fire during a Caribbean cruise

Lostock family trapped on burning cruise ship for three hours

REUNION: Tommy Banks, who was injured for the game but his brother Ralph played, Doug Holden, Cyril Robinson and Johnny Wheeler

Surviving members of the 1953 Wanderers v Blackpool 'Matthews final' reunited

NEW: Opening of the Hope for Homeless shop, in Tonge Moor by Kevin Davies (left) with homeless men Thomas Gavin Masserick, Kevin Isbeli, Vincent Green and Billa Ahmed

Former Whites star Kevin Davies calls on government to tackle 'homeless crisis'

JOY: Andrew Caldwell, one of the team behind the new trampoline park at the Wingates site

Developers 'jumping for joy' after trampoline park plans passed

VISION: The new plan for the disabled access

Town Hall plans given green light but objectors label planning process "a farce"

YOUNG MANAGER: Daniel Fryer

11-year-old boy steers non-league football team to draw against Bolton Wanderers

BRIGHT: Victoria Square

As the sunshine makes a return to Bolton - are we set for an August heatwave?

Harry Goslin, second from left back row

Graveside ceremony to honour wartime Bolton Wanderers hero

BLAZE: The scene in Dingle Walk on Wednesday morning

Police arrest man on suspicion of arson after flat blaze

TASTY TREATS: Keith O'Hara and Chris Evans

Carrs Pasties sends its tasty treats 200 miles away — to Chris Evans' pub

PLAN: Cllr David Chadwick and resident Lawrence Iredale near Park Meadow, Westhoughton, which is set to become a 20 mph zone

Large area of Westhoughton step closer to becoming one of borough's first 20mph zones

IRONLADY: Sarah Nicholson

Ironman proposes to girlfriend while completing last leg of triathlon

LASTING MEMORIAL: Jones Homes’ Anna Halliwell (front left) with Joanne’s daughters Stephanie Marsh (top right) and Sophie Marsh (top left) and partner Paul Marsh (bottom middle) with deputy head Jessica Kavanagh (bottom left)

Memorial to mum, 36, who died from asthma attack

AUTHOR: Melissa Bailey

Lawyer-turned-writer releases second novel after scoring book deal with top publishing house

IMPRESSION: How the new club could look

£6 million 'youth zone' based on Bolton Lads and Girls Club set to be built in London

COUPLE: Andrée Buxton and her husband Andrew, who are set to take part in a 100 mile bike ride this Sunday

Novice cyclist to complete 100-mile Olympic route

Bolton traffic and travel update – Thursday, July 30, 2015

Bolton traffic and travel update – Thursday, July 30, 2015

VISION: How the school will look

Free school set to remain in temporary home ahead of new £10 million site opening next year

More than 400 job vacancies in today's Bolton News

More than 400 job vacancies in today's Bolton News

TRANSPORT: Price of diesel slashed again

Price of diesel slashed again

A ticket machine at Radcliffe Metrolink station, which has been targeted by scammers

Warning for Metrolink passengers after ticket machine scam

WANTED: Paul Foulkes

Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

TEAM: Maqsood Amenjee, Imran Gharda, Raheel Karim and Rizwan Gharda

BRILLIANT BOLTON: Meet the ordinary folk who are pitching in to help out — delivering food and water to people in need across the town

POLICE: Mohammed Ammer Ali after arrest under a UV light, covered in invisible liquid from handling the car with what he believed was Ricin

Computer geek guilty of attempts to buy deadly poison ricin from dark web

COURT: Man jailed after kicking pregnant woman in the stomach

Little Hulton thug jailed after kicking pregnant woman in the stomach

TRAGIC: Maria De Fatima Carvalho De Brito

Grandmother who drowned in Astley Bridge may have been trying to retrieve ball from shallow stream

VACANT: The current site

Councillors to decide on plans for 56 houses

New disabled access proposed as Bolton Council hopes to finally sign off town hall plans

FUTURE: Little Lever School is pushing ahead with its academy plan

Academy split: Ladybridge High School pulls out of plans to become a 'joint academy' with Little Lever High

BLAZE: The scene in Dingle Walk yesterday morning

Investigation launched after flat torched in arson attack

CHANGE: Union Cars founders Nisar Ahmed, Mian Naeem and Anwar Master

Taxi drivers start new firm to 'shake up the industry'

CLOSED: Nirvana in Tonge Moor Road

Shops found selling legal highs in Bolton

Delegates from Bolton on the first Northern Powerhouse trade mission to South East Asia

Delegates from Bolton on the first 'Northern Powerhouse' trade mission to South East Asia

Barn fire destroys 500 tonnes of straw

Barn fire destroys 500 tonnes of straw

BLAZE: The scene in Dingle Walk this morning

Probe launched after flat destroyed in 'arson' attack

Bolton weather update – Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Bolton weather update – Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Bolton traffic and travel update – Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Bolton traffic and travel update – Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Ben Merrett, chairman of the Charity Retail Association, Dave Chunilal and Geoff Evans from Nisyst, and comedian Sara Pascoe

Software firm honoured for developing system to help charities collect gift aid

TRIAL: Mohammed Ali was inspired to buy the poison on the dark web by the hit television show Breaking Bad, an Old Bailey jury heard. Pictured are the show's actors Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul

Breaking Bad fan had 'careful plan' to buy deadly ricin poison, court heard

Claire Morgan and her 10-month-old daughter Olivia

Lifestyle advice roadshow gets off to a flyer in Radcliffe

Police presence in Little Lever. Image: Euan Holmes.

Teenagers armed with baseball bats attack Little Lever post office

DISPUTE: Elaine Hibbert's fence

Bolton at Home workmen tear down gran's £400 fence 'because she did not have permission to put it up'

REWARD: Royal Bolton Hospital

Doctors' surgeries getting cash rewards for NOT sending patients to hospital

Picture from PA

Paul Massey murder: Police trying to trace teenage girl seen at bus stop who may have witnessed shooting

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