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Friends and family pay respects at funeral of tragic hanged teenager Aleysha Rothwell

The Bolton News: Friends and family gather at Aleysha Rothwell's funeral at Bolton Parish Church.

3:28pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

“SHE had a smile that could light the darkest room and was utterly unique”.

Homeless man missing for a month after walking out of Royal Bolton Hospital

The Bolton News: Missing man: Timothy Lord

5:14pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A MAN who is feared to be homeless has been missing for nearly a month after walking out of the Royal Bolton Hospital.

VIDEO: Shoppers fall victim to classic superglued coin prank

The Bolton News: A woman tries to pick up the coin

12:59pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SHOPPERS and residents in Chorley Old Road have found themselves in a “sticky situation” — after falling victim to a classic prank.

Bolton Wanderers 'used agent accused of taking bungs’

The Bolton News: Gary Megson 10.JPG

11:19am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WANDERERS used an agent featured on Panorama who was charged in connection with “bungs” to help in the search for a new manager, a court heard.

Bolton Wanderers reached £1.8 million settlement after wrongly reclaiming VAT

The Bolton News: Phil Gartside, centre, entering court with Frank McParland, right.

11:13am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BOLTON Wanderers reached a settlement of £1.8 million after an HMRC investigation into wrongly reclaimed VAT on agents’ fees, it has emerged in court.

Chance to take a peek inside space-age All Souls church

The Bolton News: Inayat Omarji, of All Souls Church, left, and MP David Crausby inside the church

11:08am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE group at the centre of the conversion of a historic Bolton church into a space- age community centre is inviting the whole town to a family fun day to celebrate the progress of its transformation.

Little Lever makeover moves a step closer

The Bolton News: Cllrs Anthony and Maureen Connell at the new crossing

10:02am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE makeover of Little Lever is now a step closer to completion.

Police cadets get £2,000 windfall

The Bolton News: The cadets with police commissioner Tony Lloyd, Sir Peter Fahy, chief constable, Mayor and Mayoress of Bolton Cllr Colin Shaw and Dee Shaw, Ch Supt Shaun Donnellan, Bolton divisional commander, and Jim Battle, deputy police commissioner

9:40am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A PASSING out parade watched by hundreds became a double celebration for police cadets who learned that the group would receive a £2,000 windfall.

Help for Breightmet people who have lost loved ones

The Bolton News: Reverend Alan Pierce

9:37am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

HELP is at hand for anyone who has suffered bereavement or loss, thanks to a new support group.

12 homes named after toddler with rare illness

The Bolton News: Paul Callaghan, left, receives the cheque from John Pearson of Prospect Homes watched by Matilda and Rebecca Callaghan

9:27am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TODDLER born with a rare neurological condition and skin disorder has inspired a building firm to name homes after her.

Former Bolton Evening News reporter dies in France

The Bolton News: Neil Marr

9:15am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A FORMER Bolton Evening News reporter has lost his battle against throat cancer.

Phil Gartside 'lied about duping Manchester City on live radio'

The Bolton News: Phil Gartside

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PHIL Gartside told a court that he lied on live radio about duping Manchester City over a transfer to make a "light-hearted" show "more interesting".

In pictures: table tennis day at Market Place

The Bolton News: With Lofty the lion are sisters, Bethany, aged nine and Debbie Giles aged eight

11:36am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Market Place shopping centre ‘served’ up a treat when it held a table tennis fun day to raise funds for charity.

Phil Gartside 'received string of abusive text messages'

The Bolton News: Tony McGill on the way into court

11:24am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PHIL Gartside said the first time he heard of the agent suing him for cutting him out of a transfer was when he received a spate of “abusive” text messages.

Ladies ready for Bolton Hospice's pink lunch

The Bolton News: Here’s to pink lunch success. From left, Joanne Crompton, director of George Grundy Estates, Maria Passarello, events manager, Bolton Hospice and Judith Bromley,  chairman of the hospice and partner at Russell and Russell Solicitors

9:50am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LADIES raised a toast to The Ladies Pink Lunch, Bolton Hospice’s forthcoming fundraising day at Rivington Hall Barn.

UPDATED: Horses killed in stable arson attack

The Bolton News: The stables, off Hathaway Drive, Astley Bridge, where two horses were killed in an arson attack.

8:28am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TWO horses have been killed in a fire that engulfed a stable block in Astley Bridge this morning.

Faryal Khan's Twitter account deactivated

The Bolton News: Amir Khan and his wife Faryal

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FARYAL Khan’s Twitter account has been deactivated.

15-year-old girl still seriously ill after Bromley Cross crash

The Bolton News: The scene of the accident in Chapeltown Road, Bromley Cross

5:45pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl is still in a serious condition in hospital after she was hit by a car while she was walking with her family.

In pictures: baby boom at Smithills Open Farm

The Bolton News: Daisy Bruce, aged five, meets Daisy the duck at Smithills Open Farm

11:36am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SPRING is in the air at Smithills Open Farm.

Workplace falls and dangerous machines are most common reasons for health and safety prosecutions

The Bolton News: Health and Safety Executive

11:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WORKPLACE falls and dangerous machines have been named as the two most common reasons for companies being prosecuted over health and safety breaches in the North West.

David Moyes sacked as Manchester United manager

The Bolton News: BELEAGUERED BOSS: The pain shows for David Moyes

10:38am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

David Moyes' short-lived reign at Manchester United is over.

Football agent sues Bolton Wanderers Day 8 - Phil Gartside gives evidence

The Bolton News: Phil Gartside

10:13am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The trial involving a football agent suing Wanderers for cutting him out of a transfer in 2007 enters its 8th day.

'Outdoor kitchen' opens in Moss Bank Park

The Bolton News: Anna Clayton cooks up a curry over a log fire

9:28am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PLANTING their own, growing their own and even cooking their own are all part of an exciting new community project.

Diamond wedding couple who wrote to each other every day they were apart

The Bolton News: Celebrating couple Margaret and Alan Aspin

9:25am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WHEN diamond wedding anniversary couple Alan and Margaret Aspin first married, they were forced to spend almost two years apart.

Reservist wins top military award

The Bolton News: Staff Sergeant Darlington, right, with Lord Crathorne, Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire

9:09am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A RESERVIST with the Army Medical Services has been awarded the Lord-Lieutenant’s Certificate — an achievement recognised as one of the highest honours in the forces, ranking just below the MBE.

Substation fire leaves Bromley Cross houses without power

The Bolton News: House fire in Halliwell

8:32am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN electricity fault at a substation left 1,200 homes in Bromley Cross without power.

Wedding venue plan for Blue Lagoon island

The Bolton News: Wedding venue plan for Blue Lagoon island

12:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

PEOPLE could soon be tying the knot on an island in the middle of the Blue Lagoon.

Car crashes into university building

The Bolton News: Car crashes into university building

4:46pm Monday 21st April 2014

A CAR smashed into a university building after the driver lost control.

Food lover is blogging around the world

The Bolton News: Food lover is blogging around the world

10:00am Monday 21st April 2014

A FOOD lover from Smithills hopes to make his hobby a career after travelling the world and eating at more than 350 restaurants and blogging about his experiences.

Referee Mark Halsey takes on one of his toughest challenges yet

The Bolton News: Mark Halsey

9:00am Monday 21st April 2014

FORMER Premier League referee Mark Halsey will be among a group attempting to walk the length of Great Britain in just 12 days.

Huge "puzzle" to be solved by church

The Bolton News: Huge "puzzle" to be solved by church

9:00am Monday 21st April 2014

A PUZZLE on a grand scale is being solved at St Andrew’s Church, Ramsbottom.

"Eggstra" fun for families in Bolton town centre

The Bolton News: "Eggstra" fun for families in Bolton town centre

8:00am Monday 21st April 2014

CHILDREN flocked to Bolton town centre to catch a glimpse of the — giant — Easter bunny.

Plenty of fun for youngsters at Middlebrook

The Bolton News: Plenty of fun for youngsters at Middlebrook

8:00am Monday 21st April 2014

YOUNG people have been enjoying plenty of Easter fun over the holidays.

Life at the sharp end of dealing with problems on our motorways

The Bolton News: Life at the sharp end of dealing with problems on our motorways

6:00am Monday 21st April 2014

REMOVING a staircase from a motorway and being the first on scene to a serious car crash can be a typical day for The Highways Agency’s traffic officers.

Pupils who struggle to speak English rise by more than 10 per cent in Bolton primary schools

The Bolton News: Coffee time

12:00am Monday 21st April 2014

THE number of Bolton primary school pupils who struggle to speak English rose by 11.2 per cent in 12 months, new figures show.

Disabled and elderly bus passengers to be hit by cuts

The Bolton News: Coffee time

8:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

DISABLED and elderly bus passengers in Bolton are expected to be hit by changes to the ‘Ring and Ride’ accessible transport service.

Claims Amir Khan's wife has confronted women who allege they have had an affair with the boxing star

The Bolton News:

10:14am Sunday 20th April 2014

THE wife of Bolton boxing star Amir Khan has confronted two women to ask if they slept with her husband, according to a national Sunday newspaper.

Four hurt after tree uprooted outside pub

The Bolton News: Four hurt after tree uprooted outside pub

9:27pm Sunday 20th April 2014

FOUR people were hurt after a 20ft tree was blown over in the wind.

Bus services set to be cut across Bolton

The Bolton News: All change for bus timetables

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

THE brakes have been put on a number of bus services across Bolton as Transport for Greater Manchester (TFGM) look to save £7.1 million over the next two years.

Council to spend almost £500,000 to combat school places shortage

The Bolton News: Coffee time

3:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

NEARLY half-a-million pounds has been set aside to support schools who have taken in extra children because of a shortage of places.

Thieves steal fence panel from couple's "pride and joy" garden

The Bolton News: Thieves steal fence panel from couple's "pride and joy" garden

3:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

THIEVES stole fence panels from a couple’s garden — leaving it exposed to neighbours.

Huge festival set to see families flock to the town centre on Easter Monday

The Bolton News: Huge festival set to see families flock to the town centre on Easter Monday

1:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A HUGE festival for families will take place in Bolton on Easter Monday.

Bolton Council says sorry after wrong name put on Blackrod planning application

The Bolton News: Bolton Council says sorry after wrong name put on Blackrod planning application

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

BOLTON Council has apologised after a controversial planning application in Blackrod was advertised under the wrong name.

Four-foot snake - found in the back of a van - has been returned to its owner

The Bolton News: Four-foot snake - found in the back of a van - has been returned to its owner

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A FOUR-FOOT snake has been reunited with its owner after going on the run for three weeks — and turning up 10 miles away.

Dedicated dad takes on challenge for poorly son

The Bolton News: Dedicated dad takes on challenge for poorly son

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A DEDICATED dad has embarked on a mission to raise funds and awareness for the disease his son suffers from.

Check out these "eggs-stra" special creations

The Bolton News: Check out these "eggs-stra" special creations

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

PUPILS at The Gates Primary School in Westhoughton showed off their egg-septional creations for the annual Wacky Warehouse Easter egg competition.

Excited youngsters head off on bunny hunt

The Bolton News: Excited youngsters head off on bunny hunt

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

EXCITED youngsters were on the hunt for treats at the Hall i’ th’ Wood Easter Bunny Hunt on Saturday, April 12.

Mums invited to treat themselves and let their hair down

The Bolton News: Mums invited to treat themselves and let their hair down

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

MUMS across Bolton are being invited to let their hair down at a night out with a difference.

Question Time event comes to Bolton

The Bolton News: MP Julie Hilling is campaigning for tougher laws

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A MAY Day ‘Question Time’ event will pit political activists from all sides against each other in front of the public.

Battle of Waterloo: Bolton heroes medals up for auction

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

TWO identical medals awarded to two Bolton-born soldiers named Greenhalgh who fought in the same war 200 years ago — but who may never have met —are now set to fetch about £2,000 each within minutes of each other at the same auction.




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