Wife of kidnapped aid worker Alan Henning pleads with Islamic State to release him

The Bolton News:

7:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE wife of kidnapped Bolton-convoy aid worker Alan Henning has issued a tearful television appeal begging his Islamic State captors to release him.

Foal rescued from canal

The Bolton News:

9:43am Tuesday 30th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to rescue a foal who had stumbled into the Radcliffe canal in the early hours on this morning.

Car overturns in Sharples crash

The Bolton News:

9:04am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WOMAN was pulled to safety after she lost control of her car.

Wanderers fans warned not to swear or invade pitch - no matter how bad they are

The Bolton News:

8:06am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WANDERERS fans have been warned to keep their protests on the terraces – after two Whites supporters went on to the pitch at the Macron Stadium on Saturday.

Kids in 12-hour boxing marathon

The Bolton News:

8:28am Tuesday 30th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS boxed their socks off during a 12-hour charity “sparathon.”

Children's World War One poppies bloom

The Bolton News:

8:09am Tuesday 30th September 2014

YOUNG people are reaping the rewards of the seeds they have sown.

Why Alan Henning went to Syria

The Bolton News:

12:24pm Monday 29th September 2014

A FRIEND of kidnapped aid worker Alan Henning has spoken about what inspired the cabbie to go to Syria.

Breightmet blog shortlisted for top award

The Bolton News:

9:52am Monday 29th September 2014

A BLOG created for Bolton at Home’s Ucan centre in Breightmet has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Bolton gearing up to celebrate black history month

The Bolton News:

9:22am Monday 29th September 2014

BLACK history month – an event to celebrate the achievements of the African community across the town – is being launched this Thursday.

Tributes pour in after popular teenager is found dead at home

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been pouring in to a popular teenager after he was found dead at his home.

UPDATED: Drunken man wandering near M61 found safe

The Bolton News:

9:12pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A DRUNKEN male reported to be wandering near the M61 has been found by a nearby farmer.

Mosque leaders pray for Islamic State hostage Alan Henning

The Bolton News: LIFE AT RISK: British man Alan Henning, a 47-year-old former cab driver from the Manchester area, is currently held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants.

9:15am Saturday 27th September 2014

MOSQUE leaders across the North West appealed at Friday prayers for the Bolton convoy aid worker held hostage by Islamic State to be released.

UPDATED: Five people escape from car before it bursts into flames

The Bolton News:

5:50pm Friday 26th September 2014

THREE adults and two children narrowly escaped from a car after it burst into flames while driving in Great Lever.

Passenger live-tweets as cow is killed by train

The Bolton News:

3:37pm Friday 26th September 2014

RAIL passengers faced lengthy delays after the train they were travelling on hit cows on the line.

Amir Khan poses with shisha pipe shaped like AK-47 assault rifle

The Bolton News:

11:33am Friday 26th September 2014

BOLTON boxing superstar Amir Khan has posted a photo of himself on Facebook with a shisha pipe shaped like an AK-47 assault rifle.

Bolton MPs in London to vote on air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq

The Bolton News: RAF fighter plane (file photo)

8:54am Friday 26th September 2014

BOLTON'S MPs are in London to vote on whether the UK should join air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq.

Fan bags shot with Stephen Fry in selfie campaign

The Bolton News:

1:13pm Friday 26th September 2014

A CHARITY campaigner from Bromley Cross was thrilled after grabbing a “selfie” with national treasure Stephen Fry following his appearance in Manchester.

Brave commuter helped save woman's life after she threatened to jump off motorway bridge

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

A COMMUTER driving home from work climbed up to a motorway bridge to talk down a woman threatening to jump.

Ploughing contest will take place this weekend

The Bolton News: Sun shines on diamond day for Wiltshire furrows

5:06pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BOLTON’S annual ploughing competition is set to take place this Sunday.

Wanderers unveil 'military green' third shirt

The Bolton News:

4:19pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BOLTON Wanderers have unveiled a third shirt in "military green".

Football agent now owes Bolton Wanderers and rival agency £130,000

The Bolton News:

9:55am Thursday 25th September 2014

TONY McGill must pay Bolton Wanderers £99,000 and sports agency SEM £31,000 in costs after losing a lengthy legal battle analysing a transfer completed seven years ago.

McGill ‘disappointed and relieved’ after judgement

The Bolton News: Tony McGill on the way into court

9:45am Thursday 25th September 2014

FOOTBALL agent Tony McGill said he was both “disappointed and relieved” after a judge accepted his version of events surrounding the contentious transfer of Gavin McCann to Bolton Wanderers in 2007 — despite the final ruling going against him.

VIDEO: New Nevada rink inspires next generation of skaters

The Bolton News:

11:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE legendary Navada roller skating rink is inspiring the next generation to get their skates on.

Mountain rescuers thank women's guild for tea and biscuits during search operation

The Bolton News:

9:08am Thursday 25th September 2014

A MOUNTAIN rescue group teamed up with a women’s circle during an emergency operation involving a missing woman.

Harper Green School friends reunite after 50 years

The Bolton News:

1:45pm Thursday 25th September 2014

FORMER high school classmates met each other for the first time in half a century.

Club looking for volunteers to help climb Mount Kilimanjaro

The Bolton News:

1:42pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BOLTON Lads and Girls club are on the lookout for volunteers with a head for heights — to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Turton Rotary Club sponsors youth leadership award

The Bolton News:

1:41pm Thursday 25th September 2014

TURTON Rotary Club is continuing its support for local schools by sponsoring the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA).

Prayer vigil held in Bolton and one united call - 'let Alan go'

The Bolton News:

8:36pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

BOLTON tonight came together as one to make one simple plea — ‘free Alan’.

UPDATED: Wanderers win legal battle with football agent

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

11:11am Wednesday 24th September 2014

BOLTON Wanderers have won their protracted legal battle with a football agent over claims he was cut out of a lucrative deal to sign a £1 million player.

Prayer vigil for Islamic State hostage Alan Henning

The Bolton News: Alan Henning (10485861)

5:13pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A prayer vigil is being held at Bolton Council of Mosques in Daubhill tonight.

UPDATED: 10-year-old girl hit by car in Smithills

The Bolton News:

5:40pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A 10-YEAR-OLD girl has been hit by a car in Smithills.

VIDEO: Bungling workmen forced to dig up traffic lights after pavement-blocking error

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

BUNGLING workmen were forced to dig up traffic lights at a road crossing just weeks after installing them — after residents complained they were blocking mobility scooters, wheelchairs and buggies.

Breightmet becomes 'bright meadow' again as hundreds of colourful flowers bloom

The Bolton News:

11:27am Wednesday 24th September 2014

BLOOMING beautiful! That’s the verdict after the streets of Breightmet were transformed into a colourful summery sensation.

Tributes to mum who never saw her grandchild

The Bolton News:

8:56am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A MUM lost her 19-year battle with cancer just days before her first grandchild was born.

Astley Bridge Cricket Club gets £50,000 new roof

The Bolton News:

8:16am Wednesday 24th September 2014

HOWZAT! A cricket club has unveiled its new £50,000 roof after scooping a grant from an environmental firm.

Blind to cycle 488 miles

The Bolton News:

9:05am Wednesday 24th September 2014

MEMBERS of the Bolton Society for Blind People group are getting on their bikes — to cycle 488 miles in seven days.

Family of Alan Henning sent audio file of aid worker 'pleading for his life'

The Bolton News:

9:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

AN audio file of British hostage Alan Henning pleading for his life has been sent to his family, the Foreign Office has said.

Firefighters scrambled after false alarm house fire threat call

The Bolton News:

7:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THREE fire engines and an ambulance were called to an address in Heaton after a caller reported someone threatening to start a fire.

UPDATED: Six hurt in Halliwell car crash

The Bolton News:

11:58am Monday 22nd September 2014

A MAN suffered spinal injuries in a car crash that left six people needing hospital treatment.

Vigil for Islamic State hostage Alan Henning tomorrow night

The Bolton News:

9:47am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A VIGIL is being held for people to pray for the safe return of hostage Alan Henning who was captured by militants while delivering aid to refugees in Syria.

UPDATED: Suspected arson attack at Holland garden centre in Bromley Cross

The Bolton News:

9:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

A GARDEN centre went up in flames in a suspected arson attack.

Mark Halsey: 'I've been frozen out of football for being honest'

The Bolton News:

9:18am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FORMER Premier League referee Mark Halsey believes he has been frozen out of football by the game’s establishment.

Bolton schoolgirl wins IMechE scholarship

The Bolton News:

11:32am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BOLTON School old girl Tejal Shanbhag has been awarded a scholarship from the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

UPDATED: Cyclist dies in crash with motorbike

The Bolton News:

9:38am Monday 22nd September 2014

A CYCLIST was killed after a rider lost control of his motorbike in Belmont.

UPDATED: Woman talked down by police after threatening to jump from M61 motorway bridge

The Bolton News:

6:54pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A woman has been talked down by police after threatening to jump off a motorway bridge.

Toddlers evacuated from nursery after fuse box bursts into flames

The Bolton News: House fire in Halliwell

2:47pm Monday 22nd September 2014

MORE than 20 toddlers were evacuated from a nursery after a fuse box burst into flames.

UPDATED: Three clubbers rushed to hospital in suspected laughing gas incident

The Bolton News:

10:52am Sunday 21st September 2014

THREE nightclub revellers were taken ill after inhaling what is believed to be laughing gas.

Hunt for missing Daubhill woman

The Bolton News:

3:49pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Police are growing increasingly concerned about a missing woman from Bolton.

Oar inspiring: Olympic gold medallist visits Bolton School

The Bolton News:

11:17am Monday 22nd September 2014

OLYMPIC gold medallist Helen Glover set a course for Bolton to inspire the next generation of sportswomen.

Race to stop vital piece of Bolton's history going into private ownership

The Bolton News:

10:02am Monday 22nd September 2014

A GROUP of historians are in a race against time to stop the records of an aristocratic family - who lived in Bolton for almost a millennium - from going into private ownership.

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