LiveStorm aftermath: Bolton cleans up after 'wild Wednesday'

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The Bolton News: Photograph of the Author by , crime reporter

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Summary

  • Bolton was battered by strong winds overnight, causing disruption and damage across the town.
  • The Met Office issued a "red" weather warning, meaning there is a risk to life.
  • Trees and signs have been blown over, and buildings have been damaged.
  • Commuters still face disruption after the M60, M62 and M6 were all affected by the storm.
  • Access for staff to the Royal Bolton Hospital has been hit this morning after the winds dislodged some bricks from a boiler building.

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12:50pm Thu 13 Feb 14

albertmodley says...

Oh dear me.local man displaying the community spirit of post war B herittain when we actually got things done!
Now must expect a visit from the local thought police threatening him with prosecution for not carrying out a health and safety assessment before leaping into action! Hope he dispatches the thought police as efficiently as he solve the problem with the tree.Well done that man.
Oh dear me.local man displaying the community spirit of post war B herittain when we actually got things done! Now must expect a visit from the local thought police threatening him with prosecution for not carrying out a health and safety assessment before leaping into action! Hope he dispatches the thought police as efficiently as he solve the problem with the tree.Well done that man. albertmodley
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