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Young woman found dead in Rivington Reservoir named

The Bolton News:

11:35am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE young woman found drowned in Rivington Reservoir had a tragic life, it has emerged.

Thornleigh pupils design app to help deli counter shoppers

The Bolton News:

1:44pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HOW often do you leave the deli counter with too much or too little of the foods on offer?

Domestic violence refuge's plea to replace play area

The Bolton News:

9:03am Thursday 31st July 2014

BOLTON’S refuge for women and youngsters escaping domestic violence is asking local people to help them replace vital play equipment that helps its often traumatised children.

Atherton Free School gets 'good' Ofsted report

The Bolton News:

8:51am Thursday 31st July 2014

A NEW school — opened after a campaign by parents angry over the local authority’s controversial decision to axe Atherton’s only high school — is celebrating after education watchdogs judged it was “good”.

UPDATED: Body found in Rivington reservoir

The Bolton News:

8:35am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE body of a woman has been found in Rivington.

Breightmet mum wins £200,000 on National Lottery

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MUM was left “in a daze” after she scooped nearly £200,000 in a Lotto draw.

Pane of glass falls and shatters outside Harwood Morrisons

The Bolton News:

8:26pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

SHOPPERS were stunned when a pane of glass over the entrance to a Morrisons store fell out of its frame and shattered on the ground below.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

The Bolton News: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Join people in your area for the World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Former Clarendon Primary School will be demolished this week after mystery fire

The Bolton News:

2:39pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PRIMARY school building — destroyed in a mystery blaze — is set to be bulldozed this week.

Proud Edgworth grandad gets MBE at Buckingham Palace

The Bolton News:

9:29am Wednesday 30th July 2014

“IT’S bigger than Disney, grandad is King, but grandma is not Queen because they have already got one.”

UPDATED: Woman charged with abusing eight residents at Bolton care home

The Bolton News:

2:42pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A CARE worker has been charged with abusing of eight residents at a Bolton home.

Bolton's fifth female vicar is appointed at special service

The Bolton News:

10:15am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE fifth female vicar in Bolton Parish Church’s history was welcomed to the town in a special licensing service.

Commuters delayed after M60 crash

The Bolton News: Barton Bridge -  two lanes closes after accident.

8:43am Tuesday 29th July 2014

COMMUTERS leaving Bolton are facing long delays after a crash on the M60 motorway.

Charles Rothwell Lomax - the brave World War One soldier who never returned

The Bolton News:

8:37am Tuesday 29th July 2014

OUR town lost thousands of young men who had gone bravely to fight for their country but never returned to their families.

Community champion's award for dedication to rugby club

The Bolton News:

8:26am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A COMMUNITY champion has been awarded for his dedication to a rugby club at a House of Commons ceremony.

Worktown archive brought to life in new exhibition

The Bolton News: Worktown photographs taken by Humphrey Spender as part of the Mass Observation Project

8:13am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE extraordinary archive of working class Bolton in the 1930s— the ‘Worktown Archive’ — is being brought to life for today’s Boltonians by University of Bolton PhD researcher Caroline Edge.

Bolton ready for town's first interfaith cricket match this weekend

The Bolton News:

10:24am Tuesday 29th July 2014

PEOPLE across Bolton are gearing up enjoy the town’s first interfaith cricket match this weekend.

World War One memorabilia on display at Astley Bridge area forum

The Bolton News:

8:50am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WORLD War One memorabilia was on display at the Astley Bridge area forum.

Horror of World War One 'wasn't fit for young ears'

The Bolton News:

2:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

JEAN Brady never knew the horrors her father witnessed during World War One.

UPDATED: Bolton woman wins best dressed award on ladies' day at Tatton Park - in £20 Primark dress

The Bolton News:

2:23pm Monday 28th July 2014

FORGET designer dresses and fancy fascinators — a mum from Westhoughton won the Tatton Ladies Day competition wearing a £20 Primark dress.

Bolton flower arrangers win gold medal at Tatton Park

The Bolton News:

2:20pm Monday 28th July 2014

A GROUP of four flower arrangers have blossomed at this year’s Tatton Flower Show — winning a gold medal for their creation.

Bolton teacher gets £7,000 to make maths lessons fun

The Bolton News:

12:11pm Monday 28th July 2014

MATHS teacher Lauren Reynolds is sharing her winning formula that maths equals fun with the whole of Bolton.

UPDATED: Little Hulton pensioners escape kitchen fire

The Bolton News: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

8:33am Monday 28th July 2014

TWO pensioners escaped after a fire started in the kitchen of a house in Little Hulton.

Five-year-old airlifted to hospital after being hit by car in Deane

The Bolton News: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

2:35pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A FIVE year old girl is in a serious condition in hospital after she was knocked down in Deane.

Reservoir warning after youngsters spotted leaping off bridge

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS are being warned about the hidden dangers of jumping into rivers, canals and reservoirs in hot weather.

Rescue with a difference - two sheep saved from mud by firefighters and Bolton Mountain Rescue

The Bolton News:

11:31am Sunday 27th July 2014

IT WAS certainly a rescue with a difference when these sheep had to be saved after they got stuck in some mud.

UPDATED: Dog walker in coma after he is punched 'two or three times in the face' and left unconscious in street

The Bolton News:

11:57am Saturday 26th July 2014

A DOG walker who was found collapsed in the street was violently attacked in the early hours of Friday morning, police say.

Car mounts another car in freak Deane crash

The Bolton News:

2:12pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A CAR ended up with one of its front wheels on top of another car after a freak crash in Deane.

UPDATED: Strongman returns to Victoria Square

The Bolton News:

6:43pm Saturday 26th July 2014

STRONGMAN Bolton returned to Victoria Square this weekend, with hundreds of people gathering to watch the athletes lift eye-watering weights.

Man who can't swim or ride bike will attempt triathlon

The Bolton News:

9:25am Saturday 26th July 2014

A FORMER Bolton News journalist inspired by Ironman has signed up for his first triathlon.

Thousands of pounds in grants available from The Bolton News' parent company

The Bolton News:

9:22am Saturday 26th July 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds are up for grabs to community groups thanks to a charitable trust set up by The Bolton News’ parent company.

Zip wire challenge pays for new minibus

The Bolton News:

9:08am Saturday 26th July 2014

WHEN charity fundraiser Kath Richardson took part in a personal challenge of a lifetime, she knew fighting her fears would help people less fortunate than herself.

Beer festival raises £500 for Bolton Hospice

The Bolton News:

9:01am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE Bolton branch of Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) helped Bolton Hospice raise £500 as their chosen beer festival charity at this year’s event.

Woman will bike 600 miles for 50th birthday bucket list

The Bolton News: Coffee time

11:34am Saturday 26th July 2014

A WOMAN will cycle more than 600 miles in her mission to complete her 50th birthday bucket list.

UPDATED: Man fighting for life after he is found in street with serious head injury

The Bolton News:

7:48am Friday 25th July 2014

A MAN is in a critical condition in hospital after being found collapsed in the street with a serious head injury.

UPDATED: Delays and cancellations due to broken-down train near Bolton

The Bolton News:

8:51am Friday 25th July 2014

RAIL passengers are facing delays after a train broke down between Bolton and Salford Crescent.

VIDEO: David Haye delivers weather forecast for dogs plus top 10 tips for keeping your mutt safe during the heatwave

The Bolton News:

1:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

Former boxing heavyweight champion of the world and I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! contestant David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye is back on our screens - this time as a weatherman for dogs.

Last Tango in Halifax filming at Turton Tower

The Bolton News:

3:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

A BOLTON landmark was turned into a television set when stars including Sir Derek Jacobi and Sarah Lancashire rolled into town.

'Breightmet UCAN Centre transformed my life after battle with post-natal depression'

The Bolton News:

12:43pm Friday 25th July 2014

KELLYANN Kay is the poster girl for Bolton’s UCAN centres — after going from battling post-natal depression to running her own knitting group while passing her exams.

Awards for people with 'troubled past'

The Bolton News:

10:10am Friday 25th July 2014

THE achievements of people who have overcome a troubled past were celebrated in an awards ceremony.

Hot weather to continue

The Bolton News:

3:44pm Friday 25th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS had fun in the sun as Bolton basked in the heat.

UPDATED: Driver burned as car catches fire in Sainsbury's car park

The Bolton News:

1:16pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN has been taken to hospital with burns after his car caught fire in the car park of a town centre supermarket.

Former Wanderers star furious over tweet celebrating his wife's death

The Bolton News: Colin Hendry

11:14am Thursday 24th July 2014

FORMER Bolton Wanderers star Colin Hendry has blasted a 'vile' Twitter user who joked about his wife's death.

Bolton Council accused of having 'hidden agenda' in preferring application for Horwich Loco Works site

The Bolton News:

11:08pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THERE was confusion about whether Bolton Council has a "preferred applicant" for the controversial Loco Works development site at a meeting of Horwich Town Council.

Car crashes into phone box in Halliwell

The Bolton News: Coffee time

9:11pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CAR crashed into a phone box and another vehicle in Halliwell.

Boyband Rixton reveal biggest UK tour to date

The Bolton News: Rixton featuring, from left, Charley Bagnall, Danny Wilkin, Jake Roche and Lewi Morgan

12:59pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CHART-TOPPING boy band Rixton have announced details of a UK headline tour.

Traffic at standstill in Moss Bank Way

The Bolton News: Mobile Send Your News

3:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TRAFFIC is at a standstill in Moss Bank Way because of roadworks.

Children escape unhurt from Breightmet house fire

The Bolton News: House fire in Halliwell

12:34pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TWO children escaped from a house fire in Bury Road, Breightmet.

Sadness as historic former Clarendon Primary School faces demolition

The Bolton News:

10:56am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ALMOST 130 years of history was torn apart when a blaze wrecked a former Great Lever primary school building.

Bolton dairy farmer scoops top milk prize at Great Yorkshire Show

The Bolton News:

10:47am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BOLTON’S only farmer to bottle and sell his own milk proved he is the “cream of the crop” by scooping top prize at the country’s premier agricultural event.



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