Man plunges to his death down lift shaft

The Bolton News:

12:20pm Monday 1st September 2014

A 27-YEAR-OLD man has died after falling five floors down a lift shaft in a block of town centre flats.

Turkey holiday death dad could have been hit-and-run victim

The Bolton News:

9:29am Monday 1st September 2014

A DAD who died unexpectedly while on holiday in Turkey may have been the victim of a hit-and-run, a coroner has heard.

Hundreds take part in Bolton's first colour run

The Bolton News:

10:01am Monday 1st September 2014

HUNDREDS of people were doused in paint as they took part in the first Colour Run in aid of Bolton Hospice.

College axes AS-level courses at last minute

The Bolton News:

10:55am Monday 1st September 2014

A COLLEGE has decided to no longer take students on for AS-levels at its Leigh campus — but did not tell students until they tried to enrol.

UPDATED: 'Absolute legend' - tributes to man who died after house party in Harwood

The Bolton News:

1:29pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A MAN has died this morning after a night drinking with friends.

Wife's tribute to RAF veteran killed in motorbike crash

The Bolton News:

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

THE widow of an RAF veteran killed in a motorbike crash has paid tribute to him as “a marvellous man who brought everything to life.”

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

The Bolton News: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 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.

Man breaks foot jumping from first floor of Tonge Moor Road house

The Bolton News: Members of Unite who work for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service plan more strikes over claims that safety is being put at risk.

10:36am Saturday 30th August 2014

The 22-year-old told paramedics he jumped out of the window after fearing for his safety

Reservoir flood warning letters sent out - even though water levels are low

The Bolton News:

10:11am Saturday 30th August 2014

RESIDENTS living close to reservoirs have been sent letters warning them they are at risk of flooding — despite current water levels being very low.

Peter Kay to bring back hit comedy Phoenix Nights

The Bolton News: Peter Kay

10:12am Saturday 30th August 2014

The Bolton funnyman is understood to be reviving the sitcom next year for Comic Relief

Record-breaking results for Bolton kids doing 'three Rs'

The Bolton News: Kings Langley residents invited to school's open day

9:13am Saturday 30th August 2014

PRIMARY school children have proved themselves to be a class act when it comes to mastering the three Rs, new figures out show.

Tributes to Astley Bridge 'gentleman' after cliff fall death in Scotland

The Bolton News:

9:19am Friday 29th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a “real gentleman” who died after falling from cliffs in Scotland aged just 25.

Groom and vicar dad do 5km run just 90 minutes before wedding

The Bolton News:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A GROOM warmed up for his wedding day — by completing a 5km run with his vicar father just 90 mintues before the service.

Lostock clarinet musician wins place at Royal Northern College of Music

The Bolton News:

8:25am Friday 29th August 2014

TALENTED musician Natasha Lomas gave the performance of a her life — and was rewarded with a scholarship at the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music.

Aspiring Little Lever vet delighted with animal job she landed after work experience

The Bolton News:

8:46am Friday 29th August 2014

A STUDENT from Little Lever will “walk with the animals” after landing a part-time job following a period of work experience.

UPDATED: Huge delays on M61 after van flips over between Horwich and Westhoughton

The Bolton News:

2:38pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A VAN has overturned on the M61 southbound between Horwich and Westhoughton.

Deane mum died falling down stairs after night at bingo

The Bolton News: Bolton Coroners Court

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A MOTHER died from falling down the stairs after returning home from a night at the bingo, an inquest heard.

Suspected armed robber wanted over shop raids in Bolton and Stockport

The Bolton News:

2:44pm Thursday 28th August 2014

POLICE are hunting a suspected armed robber who is thought to have targeted bookmakers, restaurants and off-licences in Bolton and across Greater Manchester.

Woman cut free from car after Crompton Way crash

The Bolton News:

4:43pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A WOMAN was cut free from a car after a crash in Tonge.

Woman suffers head and neck injuries after being hit by car in Walkden

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

3:31pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A WOMAN has been left with head and neck injuries after being run over in Walkden.

Travel by train? 9 ways to save money on your rail tickets

The Bolton News: Martin Lewis

2:26pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Train ticket prices are to logic what reindeer are to scrabble. In other words, they’ve nothing in common. If you want to save money on the train, take the logic book and throw it out of the window.

UPDATED: Woman's body found in Queens Park

The Bolton News: RAPE: Queens Park in Bolton

11:03am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A WOMAN has been found dead in Queens Park.

UPDATED: Nortex Mill hit by suspected arson attack for second night in a row

The Bolton News:

8:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MILL complex has been set on fire by arsonists two nights in a row, police believe.

Disease thought to have caused bird deaths at Doffcocker Lodge

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A FATAL disease is thought to be responsible for wild fowl deaths at Doffcocker Lodge.

VIDEO: Kids' football team does ice bucket challenge - then nominates Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News:

3:31pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN under-10s football team has braved the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — and then nominated the Bolton Wanderers first team squad.

VIDEO: Metro Salvage staff from TV show Scrappers do ice bucket challenge

The Bolton News:

3:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE TV stars in the scrap yard at Metro Salvage have proved a hit on social media — after being soaked by 150 litres of freezing water tipped out of a skip.

£200,000 needed to save historic Barlow community centre

The Bolton News:

9:32am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN ambitious fundraising scheme has been launched to save a historic building.

UPDATED: Scaffolding destroyed in suspected arson attack

The Bolton News:

8:34am Tuesday 26th August 2014

SCAFFOLDING worth hundreds of pounds was destroyed in a suspected arson attack.

Welcome to your new-look website

The Bolton News:

12:46pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Welcome to your new-look Bolton News website.

Poignant World War One letters penned by schoolgirl found in Bolton

The Bolton News:

9:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

POIGNANT letters between a school girl and a soldier fighting in World War One have been discovered almost 100 years after they were exchanged.

Murdered teen's family raise money to 'keep her memory alive'

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THE family of a teenager who was brutally murdered are raising money for a memorial bench for her in Bolton.

Rivington terraced gardens named as one of best in the UK

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

RIVINGTON’S magical terrace gardens have been recognised as being among the top 10 best lost gardens in the country.

Controversial plans to build 100 homes delayed

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build 100 homes have been delayed.

Calls for train fare hike to be scrapped

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

POLITICIANS and commuters have joined forces to call for a planned 3.5 per cent hike in train fares to be scrapped.

Celebrity chefs take part in the ice-bucket challenge for Bolton Food Festival finale

The Bolton News:

5:31pm Monday 25th August 2014

A SPLASHING finale marked the end of the Bolton Food and Drink Festival as celebrity chefs, traders and stall holders completed the ice bucket challenge.

Bolton Food Festival looks set to be most successful ever

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 25th August 2014

BOLTON was promised the biggest and best food and drink festival yet — and it certainly delivered.

Celebrity chef James Martin wows crowds at Bolton Food and Drink Festival

The Bolton News:

11:16am Monday 25th August 2014

SATURDAY Kitchen star James Martin warmed up Victoria Square today as he fired up the barbeque.

Artist's work chosen ahead of 900 others to feature in prestigious London exhibition

The Bolton News:

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

ARTIST Gerry Halpin’s paintings have beaten more than 900 others to be chosen for a prestigious London exhibition.

Brave nine-year-old raises hundreds of pounds for charity

The Bolton News:

8:00am Monday 25th August 2014

BEING shy and struggling to communicate in crowded places has not stopped a nine-year-old girl from raising hundreds of pounds for charity.

You have to 'sea' it to believe it - 26 stone tuna for sale at Bolton market

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 25th August 2014

YOU have to “sea” it to believe it.

'Free Palestine, boycott Israel' messages stamped on bank notes and handed out by newsagent

The Bolton News:

8:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

FREE Palestine, boycott Israel messages are being stamped on bank notes and handed out by a newsagent.

Masterchef star John Torode gives a Bolton fan a special treat

The Bolton News:

2:04pm Sunday 24th August 2014

ONE food fan got more than she bargained for during the Ready, Steady, Cook style challenge hosted by John Torode.

Celebrity chefs join forces to serve up treats

The Bolton News:

2:35pm Sunday 24th August 2014

MASTERCHEF finalist Jackie Kearney brought her unique brand of high quality street food to Bolton Food and Drink Festival for the first time.

Bolton firm helps keep the county's lights shining

The Bolton News:

11:44am Sunday 24th August 2014

A WATER company is helping keep the UK’s lights shining by getting super smart with its own power use in Bolton.

Top chefs serve up seven courses of fine dining at Bolton's Food and Drink Festival

The Bolton News:

2:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

IT WAS fine dining at its very best as guests enjoyed a sumptuous seven courses at the Bolton Food and Drink Festival gala dinner.

Man tells girlfriend he has been kidnapped so he can stay out and drink

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

12:55pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A MAN was arrested for wasting police time after telling his girlfriend that he had been kidnapped — so he could stay out drinking at a house in Daubhill.

Ex-Coronation Street star Sean Wilson cooks to a packed Bolton Market

The Bolton News:

3:50pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

EX-CORRIE star Sean Wilson brought his blend of fine dining and Northern infused food to a packed Bolton Market.

Celebrity chef Gino D’Acampo kicks off Saturday's food festival

The Bolton News:

12:14pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

CELEBRITY chef Gino D’Acampo says he has come to Bolton on a mission — to inspire people to pick up some pasta and create some real food.

Fundraiser in memory of murdered teen Sasha Marsden

The Bolton News: STABBED: Sasha Marsden

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THE memory of a murdered teenager will live on at an event organised to raise funds to help other victims.

Astley Bridge residents cannot park outside their own homes because shoppers are using their street instead of The Range car park

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

RESIDENTS and local councillors are to meet to thrash out a scheme to stop a street in Astley Bridge becoming choked with parked cars and litter.

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