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Dog which attacked tragic Jade 'had also killed parrot', inquest told

The Bolton News: Jade Anderson. (11852857)

5:51pm Friday 24th October 2014

A BULL Mastiff involved in the fatal attack on schoolgirl Jade Lomas-Anderson was one of the most aggressive pets a vet had ever encountered, an inquest heard.

Zoe Milton campaign raises incredible £50,000

The Bolton News: Submitted Picture
Pictured: Zoe Milton, her partner rick and Charlie her son (11864844)

6:04am Friday 24th October 2014

A FUNDRAISING campaign for tragic mother-of-two Zoe Milton has reached £50,000 — just two months after it was started.

Bolton housing blog wins top writing award

The Bolton News: Award-winning blogger Len Grant

3:07pm Friday 24th October 2014

A BLOG which shone a light on Breightmet and the people who live there has won a top award.

History project at Market Place

1:04pm Friday 24th October 2014

HISTORY lovers are being invited to share their memories and life stories for an arts project in Bolton Market Place.

Bonfire night worrying for pets

The Bolton News: (11853657)

11:20am Friday 24th October 2014

PET owners should play CDs blasting out the sounds of fireworks - to make sure their dog or cat gets used to the frightening bangs before bonfire night.

Plans for Great Lever housing development deferred following residents eco campaign

The Bolton News: Picture by Julian Brown for The Bolton News 20/10/14

Pictured left, angry residents, Bherdi Patel, Brenda Matthews, Margaret Jones, Sadaf Lasania and Dorothy and Derek Platt with some of the trees in Clarendon Street, which could be chopped down if a pla

6:04am Friday 24th October 2014

RESIDENTS campaigning to save much-loved trees from a new housing development in Great Lever have been given a reprieve.

Decision on future of former Green Bengal site in Bromley Cross deferred again

The Bolton News: The Green Bengal Restaurant in Bromley Cross, Bolton, being demolished.
Images by Steve Holt, Bolton News, Monday June 2 2014. (11852427)

6:04am Friday 24th October 2014

A DECISION on whether to allow a Sainsbury’s to be built at the former site of the Green Bengal in Bromley Cross have been delayed again after months of wrangling.

Canon Slade schoolgirl wins Horse of the Year competition

The Bolton News: Holly Hobson age 11, who has won coveted Horse of Year Competition at NEC Birmingham.Pictured with horse, Murphy.
Images by Steve Holt, (11827809)

6:04am Friday 24th October 2014

A BOLTON schoolgirl has won the coveted Horse of the Year competition.

Tributes paid to "selfless" newsagent who died of mesothelioma

The Bolton News: Jack  Burgess      (11872949)

6:04am Friday 24th October 2014

MOVING tributes were paid to a “sociable and selfless” newsagent who died of asbestos related cancer.

Poetry comes to life for youngsters at Astley Bridge school

The Bolton News: Holy Infant and St Anthony in Astley Bridge
 Poet Ian Bland is visiting the school and will be doing poetry workshop . 
With Ian are children Dominique Mottram, Matthew Iddon, Evie Powell, Reegan Morton and Daniel Crosby
Reporter Charlotte.
Picture by Ric

6:04am Friday 24th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS shared their creative flare with visiting children’s poet Ian Bland.

Woman labels pavement 'atrocious' after splitting head open on it

The Bolton News: Sadie Sedgwick, at the site where she fell recently.Residents of Sandown Road, Harwood, Bolton are complaining about uneven footpaths near their homes
Images by Steve Holt (11852235)

6:04am Friday 24th October 2014

A PENSIONER who split her head open after tripping on an uneven pavement has labelled the state of the pavement "atrocious".

Smithills School exploring plans to open sixth form

The Bolton News: Image for Smithills School

6:01am Friday 24th October 2014

SMITHILLS School is exploring plans to open a sixth form on campus.

Lift shaft death man fun day raised £2,000 for nephew and niece

The Bolton News: Craig Jones' friends at Pugsley's Family Fun Day at The Brooklyn, Green Lane, Great Lever in aid of Craig Jones' family. The cars were donated by Tony Rocco Photo by Karen Hope (11871366)

12:02am Friday 24th October 2014

A FUN day held in honour of a Bolton man who plunged to his death down a lift shaft has raised more than £2,000 for a trust fund set up for his niece and nephew.

Sister's emotional appeal for missing brother

The Bolton News: Nikki Rowland pictured with daughter Leah Slater (5) at their Farnworth home with a picture of Harry Douglas. Nikki Rowland ’s brother Harry went missing 18 years ago, she has found a pic of him and wants to reach out to him to come home.
Picture by

12:02am Friday 24th October 2014

A SISTER has made an emotional appeal to her brother — who went missing 18 years ago — to come home.

Thornleigh Salesian College flooded after burst water main

The Bolton News: House fire in Halliwell

8:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SCHOOL flooded yesterday after a water main burst.

The Archbishop of York tours the Macron Stadium

The Bolton News: Chaplain of Bolton Wanderers Phil Mason holds a shirt with The ArchBishop of York Dr John Sentamut during a tour of The Macron Stadium. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd, Thursday October 23, 2014. (11873758)

7:56pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Archbishop of York offered his prayers to Bolton Wanderers during a visit to the Macron Stadium.

Tonge Fold community centre re-opens after charity refurbishment

The Bolton News: (11823561)

7:55pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

IT WAS fun all the way as a much-loved community centre re-opened after a makeover.

School open as usual after burst water main floods classrooms

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

4:23pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAINS pipe burst - flooding a secondary school's sixth form centre and leaving properties in the area without water.

Two drivers taken to hospital after Walkden crash

The Bolton News: The Royal Bolton Hospital

8:57am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TWO drivers were taken to hospital after their cars crashed into each other in Walkden.

Husband raises £30,000 by completing THREE Ironman triathlons

The Bolton News:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A THREE times Ironman competitor has raised more than £10,000 charity.

Pupils celebrate Diwali as part of lessons

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE was an eastern feel to lessons when children marked the “festival of lights” as they learned about the Hindu celebration Diwali.

Confusing diversion signs send pub customers on five-mile wild goose chase

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

“FARCICAL” road signs are diverting drivers on a detour of five-and-a-half-miles which leads them to a closed road.

Girl power! Tag team Evie and Grace are Bolton's youngest female wrestlers

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

IN the blue corner is three-year-old Evie Meadows — and in the red corner it’s four-year-old Grace Costello.

Early Christmas present for shoppers as Bolton Council announces new free parking initiative

The Bolton News: Deane Road car park

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

SHOPPERS driving into Bolton town centre will get an early Christmas present when free weekday parking returns from Monday.

Amateur photographer uses drone to take snaps of Bolton's surrounding countryside

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AMATEUR snapper Mark Brogan has taken to the skies to photograph the beautiful countryside surrounding Bolton — but the 30-year-old is keeping his feet firmly on the ground.

Hundreds of pupils off school for four weeks last year

The Bolton News: Bolton town hall

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HUNDREDS of pupils in Bolton missed at least four weeks of schooling in just two terms last year.

Metal 'toy store' shed stolen from toddlers' group

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CALLOUS scrap metal thieves have stolen a shed and play equipment from a toddler group.

Dozens of jobs saved as Little Lever dental lab bought out

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DENTAL laboratory which went into administration has been bought by another firm - saving more than half of the 115 jobs under threat.

Pensioners visit birthplace of Shakespeare after winning lottery grant

The Bolton News:

6:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PENSIONERS were able to visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare — after they “hit the jackpot” by winning a £3,500 lottery grant.

Your chance to join Super John and Zico on trek from Burnden Park to the Macron

The Bolton News:

6:18pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WANDERERS legend John McGinlay is set to join former team-mate Tony Kelly on the final leg of his 50-mile charity trek from Merseyside to the Macron Stadium this weekend.

Takeaway comes up with innovative 'plane food' plan

The Bolton News:

6:15pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

RESTAURANT owners are hoping to land a diner with a difference — by putting the fuselage of an aeroplane in the heart of Bolton’s student land.

Man knocked off bike on way to work in Middlebrook Retail Park

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

2:07pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital with a fractured ankle after he was knocked off his motorbike in Middlebrook Retail Park this morning.

Teacher fights to ensure tragic friend's legacy lives on

The Bolton News:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE best friend of a young mum who died of cervical cancer is determined to ensure her legacy lives on by raising awareness of the devastating illness.

Maxine Peake opens newly-refurbished Fortalice support centre for domestic abuse victims

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE newly-refurbished Fortalice support centre to help women and children fleeing domestic abuse received the “royal” seal of approval when it was officially opened.

Caravans destroyed in suspected arson attack

The Bolton News:

8:06am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWO caravans were destroyed in a suspected arson attack in Breightmet last night. 

'The lack of health services available in in Bolton West is a huge issue' says MP Julie Hilling

The Bolton News: MP Julie Hilling

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ACCESS to healthcare in Westhoughton will be at the heart of a Bolton MP’s election campaign.

How your carpet could one day charge your mobile phone

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A REVOLUTIONARY fabric which could lead to carpets powering mobile phones is in line for a top award.

First residents move into new housing estate to help bedroom tax victims

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DISABLED mum hit by the ‘bedroom tax’ is one of a number of Bolton at Home tenants to be handed keys at their newest housing development.

Dad-of-three donates body to medical science after losing battle with 'asbestos cancer'

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FATHER-of-three who lost his battle to asbestos cancer has become one of the first mesothelioma victims to donate his body to medical research.

Public-sector workers urged to snub latest pay-rise offer

The Bolton News:

6:23pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

TRADE unionists in Bolton are urging public-sector workers to reject a Government offer of a pay increase.

UPDATED: Driver suffers 'significant' injuries after lorry blown over on M61 as Hurricane Gonzalo sweeps through Bolton

The Bolton News:

2:48pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A lorry has been blown off the carriageway and down a motorway embankment on the M61

Bolton Council set to lose £5 million in unpaid council tax

The Bolton News: Bolton town hall

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TOWN hall bosses expect to lose out on £5 million in unpaid council tax this year — enough to run its five closed libraries and the now defunct Animal World for another 10 years.

'Chemical attack' on town hall as firefighters in protective suits carry out drill in centre of Bolton

The Bolton News:

7:53pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BOLTON town centre was turned into a scene from a blockbuster feature film as firefighters carried out a special exercise involving a suspect package delivered to the town hall.

Second dog rescued from Greece and brought to Bolton after being left for dead on the street

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DOG stabbed and left for dead on a Greek island is alive and well in Bolton after a search to find him.

Five myths about heating your home which will help you save money

The Bolton News:

11:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

RESIDENTS will be told this week how they can cut their energy bills as part of a campaign to keep households warm.

Navy vets honoured with Arctic convoy medals

The Bolton News:

11:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

IT was a special moment for three Royal Navy veterans when they were presented with medals for their efforts during World War Two for the first time.

Whites legend Tony Kelly supports anti-racism event at the Macron Stadium

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

YOUNGSTERS learnt how to “show racism the red card” at a special community event at the Macron.

Residents landed with £3,000 court bill after dumping rubbish outside their own homes

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THREE residents received court charges of nearly £3,000 — after leaving rubbish piled up in their own street.

Student has face slashed in attempted robbery

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SHOCKED student had his face slashed in an attempted robbery in a park in Farnworth.

To score or not to score — Bolton lecturer bags job as 'poet in residence' for football club

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

FOOTBALL fan Sharon Marshall has always believed that there was something poetic about the beautiful game.






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