Agent suing Bolton Wanderers is a 'pest' and a 'chancer'

The Bolton News: Tony McGill on the way into court

3:26pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE agent suing Bolton Wanderers over the disputed signing of Gavin McCann has been described as a "pest" and "chancer" by the player in court.

Tributes to well-known Bolton Wanderers fan Florence Brandwood

The Bolton News: Disaster banner DISASTER reebok.jpg for the homepage

10:18am Wednesday 16th April 2014

FLORENCE Brandwood, well-known as a loyal Bolton Wanderers fan and a long-serving scorer at Heaton Cricket Club, has died, aged 90.

Police cadets' passing out parade in Bolton town centre

The Bolton News: The cadets are greeted by Sir Peter Fahy

9:57am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CELEBRATION to mark Bolton police cadets’ passing out parade was held in the town centre.

Man breaks leg while bouldering in Brownstones Quarry

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

9:54am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CLIMBER was rescued by Bolton Mountain Rescue Team after falling while out bouldering.

Residents rush to help Bradshaw pensioner after he falls off mobility scooter

The Bolton News: Jean and Fred Hill

9:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN 87-YEAR-OLD man who fell off his mobility scooter into a busy road has thanked the people who helped him.

Road deaths drop by 28.6 per cent across Greater Manchester

The Bolton News: The scene of the accident where Shaun Taylor died

9:17am Wednesday 16th April 2014

FATALITIES on Greater Manchester’s roads have fallen by nearly 30 per cent.

Little Lever worshippers do litter pick instead of walk of witness

The Bolton News: Litter pickers outside Christ Church, Little Lever, with PCSO Claire Lindop

9:14am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WORSHIPPERS in Little Lever enjoyed a Palm Sunday walk with a difference.

Live Football agent sues Bolton Wanderers - Day 6

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

8:48am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The trial involving Bolton Wanderers and Phil Gartside enters its sixth day at the Manchester Civil Justice Centre.

Arson attack on car in Daubhill

The Bolton News: Man rescued from flat fire after being trapped

8:40am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A CAR was set on fire in a suspected arson attack in Daubhill.

Know your snakes: 8 facts you should know about corn snakes

The Bolton News: A California corn snake

2:54pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

FURNITURE shop boss Steve Potter kept calm when he found a four-foot snake in the back of his hired van - now you can too with this handy guide.

Volunteers transform gardens at centre for autistic children

The Bolton News: The team of young volunteers

10:44am Wednesday 16th April 2014

YOUNG volunteers in Leigh have worked together to transform the gardens of a centre for autistic children.

Halliwell Befriending Service get £1,000 grant to set up coffee morning

The Bolton News: Back, from left, Lesley Pitman, HBS volunteer, Sue Perkins, scheme manager Eden Lodge, Gilian Hamilton HBS  volunteer, secretary Steph Stather, Donna Hibbert HBS volunteer and Chris Demullet, HBS volunteer. Front, from left, Carol Fildes, co-ordinator HBS

10:41am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A BEFRIENDING service in Halliwell has been given a cash boost.

Bolton Rotary Club raises £2,000 for Bolton Hospice

The Bolton News: Rotary Club president Alan Smith, pictured left, was on hand to present the hospice’s fundraising manager Alice Atkinson, right, with the cheque at the Blundell Arms in Chorley Old Road.

10:38am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BOLTON Rotary Club raised £2,000 for Bolton Hospice with its Christmas supermarket collections.

In pictures: Walmsley Primary School children hold international song competition

The Bolton News: In pictures: Walmsley Primary School children hold international song competition

10:02am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN international song competition brought music to the ears of staff and pupils at Walmsley CE Primary School.

Three injured in Breightmet crash

The Bolton News: One of the cars involved in the crash in Deepdale Road, Breightmet

4:44pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A CAR crash in Breightmet left three people injured - including a small child, police said.

Poignant win for couple in dance competition

The Bolton News: Tony Patten and Frieda Armstrong go through their steps

11:44am Tuesday 15th April 2014

WINNING the quickstep award at Bolton Hospice’s Strictly Learn to Dance proved to be a poignant moment for Tony Patten and Frieda Armstrong.

Bolton Crown Court evacuated after heating panel overheats

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

9:51am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BARRISTERS, court officials and defendents alike were evacuated from Bolton Crown Court this morning after a fire alarm.

Warning over suspected outbreak of deadly dog disease

The Bolton News: Gary Hallows with his other dog Taffy

9:24am Tuesday 15th April 2014

DOG owners are being warned about an outbreak of a mystery illness affecting pets following suspected cases of deadly Alabama Rot.

Happy 102nd birthday to one of Bolton's oldest residents

The Bolton News: Doris Hodgkiss

9:11am Tuesday 15th April 2014

IT was a special day for one of Bolton’s oldest residents when she celebrated her 102nd birthday.

Woman rescued after car crash in Breightmet

The Bolton News: One of the cars involved in the crash in Deepdale Road, Breightmet

8:48pm Monday 14th April 2014

A WOMAN was rescued by firefighters after two cars smashed into each other in Breightmet.

Business owner looking for owners of lost memory card

The Bolton News: Mid Cheshire Camera Club

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A BOLTON business owner is trying to locate a family who left a memory card filled with pictures in his shop.

Sunshine forecast all this week - but it'll be gone by Easter

The Bolton News: Children enjoy the sun

2:22pm Monday 14th April 2014

BOLTON is set to bask in a few days of summery weather in the run up to the Easter weekend, weather experts say.

Police try to piece together last movements of man who died after walking on M61 motorway

The Bolton News: Stephen Hayes, who died when he was hit by a car after walking on the M61.

1:14pm Monday 14th April 2014

POLICE are trying to piece together the last movements of a man who died when he was hit by a car while walking on the M61 motorway.

Roadworks causing traffic chaos in Lostock

The Bolton News: The roadworks at the junction of Rumworth Road and Junction Road West

11:33am Monday 14th April 2014

RESIDENTS have complained about traffic chaos in Lostock as Bolton Council works to repair two roads in the same area.

Tributes to former Bolton Evening News journalist

The Bolton News: Mel Horrocks

11:16am Monday 14th April 2014

A FORMER news editor at The Bolton News, Melvyn Horrocks, has died after a long illness.

UPDATED: Diabetic man rescued from smoke-filled flat after he collapses while making toast

The Bolton News: The scene of the drama in Nevis Grove

10:10am Saturday 12th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a diabetic man from his smoke-filled flat in Astley Bridge.

2,000 watch Bolton’s ‘wedding of the year’

The Bolton News: Bilal Akram and his bride Khair Un Nisa.

9:46am Monday 14th April 2014

THE spectacular wedding of the youngest son of the hugely successful Bolton-based Asons Solicitors was attended by more than 2,000 people.

Third dog danger awareness day to be held after Jade Lomas-Anderson's death

The Bolton News: Jade Lomas Anderson

9:42am Monday 14th April 2014

A THIRD awareness day is to be held as part of a major campaign aiming to cut the risk of dog attacks.

Football match in memory of tragic Aleysha Rothwell

The Bolton News: Aleysha4.jpg

9:33am Monday 14th April 2014

A FOOTBALL match will be held in memory of tragic teenager Aleysha Rothwell.

Nepal plane crash travel company to investigate claims of baggage overloading

The Bolton News: British dead in Nepal plane crash were travelling with Hampshire firm

9:25am Monday 14th April 2014

CONCERNS raised by a coroner about overloading baggage on flights are being investigated by the travel company whose seven customers died in a Nepal air crash.

Shetland pony stands in for donkey at Palm Sunday Walk of Witness

The Bolton News: Maisie the Shetland pony leads Palm Sunday Walk of Witness

9:14am Monday 14th April 2014

HUNDREDS of people gathered to take part in a Walk of Witness for Palm Sunday.

Cute easter chicks visit Devonshire Road Primary School

The Bolton News: Charlie Battery, aged five, and Aaminah Sarwa, aged four

11:01am Monday 14th April 2014

THEY are simply the cutest new additions to Devonshire Road Primary School in Heaton.

Inquest opens into death of Aleysha Rothwell

The Bolton News: Aleysha Rothwell

9:03pm Sunday 13th April 2014

AN inquest has been opened into the death of Aleysha Rothwell.

Grandmother gets flowers for every cancer-free year

The Bolton News: Patricia Booth with her grandchildren, from left, Chloe Mai Hindle, Ruby Walsh, Lucy Ann Walsh, Amelia Hindle and Connor Smith

8:40pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A GRANDMOTHER who was diagnosed cancer was given flowers to celebrate beating the disease.

Football agent: ‘I didn’t hijack Gavin McCann move’

The Bolton News: Tony McGill on the way into court

7:36am Saturday 12th April 2014

THE agent who completed the controversial transfer of Gavin McCann to Bolton Wanderers has denied hijacking a rival agent’s deal.

10 things to do with your children in Bolton this Easter

The Bolton News: Looking forward to Easter fun are Millie Lucas, aged eight, and Ben Crozier, aged nine, pupils at St John the Evangelist RC Primary School, Bromley Cross

7:31am Saturday 12th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS will have plenty to do this Easter as the town prepares to host some “egg-cellent” events.

Canon Slade staff to do Midnight Memories walk in memory of colleague

The Bolton News: Canon Slade staff taking part in the walk, from left, Kate Bridge, Jo May, Jane Mortimer, Sam Babariya, Janet Smith, Clarissa Hunt, Janet Hunter, Gail Rowinski, Jan McDermott and Julia Hall

7:27am Saturday 12th April 2014

TEACHING staff at Canon Slade School will remember a colleague who lost her battle against cancer by taking part in Bolton Hospice’s eighth annual Midnight Memories Walk.

Egerton teenager will be one of youngest runners in London Marathon

The Bolton News: Tom King will run in the London Marathon

7:21am Saturday 12th April 2014

TEENAGER Tom King will be one of the youngest runners in tomorrow’s London Marathon — after turning 18 just a week before the big race.

UPDATE: Second man in just over a week dies after walking on M61 motorway

The Bolton News: The M61 northbound, near Rivington services. Picture from Google Maps.

6:57am Friday 11th April 2014

A 68-YEAR-OLD man has died after being hit by a lorry on the M61 in the early hours of this morning.

Crematorium packed as friends and family pay tribute to Star Wars fan Paul Haslam

The Bolton News: Paul Haslam's coffin enters Overdale Crematorium

3:46pm Friday 11th April 2014

HUNDREDS of friends and family packed into Overdale Crematorium for the funeral of Paul Haslam - described as “one of life’s characters” - who died earlier this month.

Football agent sues Bolton Wanderers - Day 5

The Bolton News: Gavin McCann

9:48am Friday 11th April 2014

Football agent Tony McGill is suing Bolton Wanderers and sports agency SEM for £390,000.

James Edginton pays tribute to Peaches Geldof

The Bolton News: Graham, left, and James Edgington with Peaches Geldof

9:13am Friday 11th April 2014

AN actor and singer from Harwood who appeared on Peaches Geldof’s television show paid tribute to a “sharp and clever young woman”.

The top 5 best and worst football songs of all time

The Bolton News: John Barnes rapping in New Order's World in Motion. Picture from YouTube.

12:41pm Friday 11th April 2014

AS Bolton band Shakeys Brother release their World Cup song for England, we look at some of the best and worst football songs of all time.

Bolton Wanderers 'lost £750,000 because of Gavin McCann negotiations'

The Bolton News: Gavin McCann

11:25am Friday 11th April 2014

BOLTON Wanderers lost about £750,000 because of negotiations conducted by the agency representing them in the disputed signing of Gavin McCann in 2007, a court heard.

Woman suffers suspected broken leg after being hit by car outside town centre supermarket

The Bolton News: RESPONSE DEBATE: How long should patients in non life-threatening emergencies wait for an ambulance?

7:10pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A WOMAN has suffered a suspected broken leg after being hit by a car near the Sainsbury's store in Bolton town centre.

Man stranded near river in Leigh

The Bolton News: Fire fighters rescue baby locked in house

9:10pm Thursday 10th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are on route to help a man who has become stranded near a river in Leigh.

Inquest opens into death of man who walked on M61 motorway

The Bolton News: Gary Wood was killed after being hit by a car on the M61

6:20pm Thursday 10th April 2014

AN inquest has opened into the death of a pedestrian killed while walking on the motorway.

Football agency boss: 'I've never seen backdated contract before'

The Bolton News: SEM boss Jerome Anderson

5:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

THE boss of the agency being sued alongside Bolton Wanderers over a £1 million transfer deal told a court he has "never to this day" seen the backdated contract at the centre of the row.

Aleysha Rothwell's sister: 'I've lost half of myself'

The Bolton News: Karly Mcloughlin, left, with Aleysha Rothwell

2:59pm Thursday 10th April 2014

ALEYSHA Rothwell’s devastated sister says she has “lost half of herself”.

Football agent sues Bolton Wanderers - Day 4

The Bolton News: Gavin McCann

9:50am Thursday 10th April 2014

Football agent Tony McGill is suing Bolton Wanderers and sports agency SEM for £390,000.

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