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UPDATED: Man fighting for life after he is found in street with serious head injury

The Bolton News:

7:48am Friday 25th July 2014

A MAN is in a critical condition in hospital after being found collapsed in the street with a serious head injury.

UPDATED: Delays and cancellations due to broken-down train near Bolton

The Bolton News:

8:51am Friday 25th July 2014

RAIL passengers are facing delays after a train broke down between Bolton and Salford Crescent.

VIDEO: David Haye delivers weather forecast for dogs plus top 10 tips for keeping your mutt safe during the heatwave

The Bolton News:

1:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

Former boxing heavyweight champion of the world and I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! contestant David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye is back on our screens - this time as a weatherman for dogs.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

The Bolton News: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Friday 25th July 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.

Last Tango in Halifax filming at Turton Tower

The Bolton News:

3:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

A BOLTON landmark was turned into a television set when stars including Sir Derek Jacobi and Sarah Lancashire rolled into town.

'Breightmet UCAN Centre transformed my life after battle with post-natal depression'

The Bolton News:

12:43pm Friday 25th July 2014

KELLYANN Kay is the poster girl for Bolton’s UCAN centres — after going from battling post-natal depression to running her own knitting group while passing her exams.

Awards for people with 'troubled past'

The Bolton News:

10:10am Friday 25th July 2014

THE achievements of people who have overcome a troubled past were celebrated in an awards ceremony.

Hot weather to continue

The Bolton News:

3:44pm Friday 25th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS had fun in the sun as Bolton basked in the heat.

UPDATED: Driver burned as car catches fire in Sainsbury's car park

The Bolton News:

1:16pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN has been taken to hospital with burns after his car caught fire in the car park of a town centre supermarket.

Former Wanderers star furious over tweet celebrating his wife's death

The Bolton News: Colin Hendry

11:14am Thursday 24th July 2014

FORMER Bolton Wanderers star Colin Hendry has blasted a 'vile' Twitter user who joked about his wife's death.

Bolton Council accused of having 'hidden agenda' in preferring application for Horwich Loco Works site

The Bolton News:

11:08pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THERE was confusion about whether Bolton Council has a "preferred applicant" for the controversial Loco Works development site at a meeting of Horwich Town Council.

Car crashes into phone box in Halliwell

The Bolton News: Coffee time

9:11pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CAR crashed into a phone box and another vehicle in Halliwell.

Boyband Rixton reveal biggest UK tour to date

The Bolton News: Rixton featuring, from left, Charley Bagnall, Danny Wilkin, Jake Roche and Lewi Morgan

12:59pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CHART-TOPPING boy band Rixton have announced details of a UK headline tour.

Traffic at standstill in Moss Bank Way

The Bolton News: Mobile Send Your News

3:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TRAFFIC is at a standstill in Moss Bank Way because of roadworks.

Children escape unhurt from Breightmet house fire

The Bolton News: House fire in Halliwell

12:34pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TWO children escaped from a house fire in Bury Road, Breightmet.

Sadness as historic former Clarendon Primary School faces demolition

The Bolton News:

10:56am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ALMOST 130 years of history was torn apart when a blaze wrecked a former Great Lever primary school building.

Bolton dairy farmer scoops top milk prize at Great Yorkshire Show

The Bolton News:

10:47am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BOLTON’S only farmer to bottle and sell his own milk proved he is the “cream of the crop” by scooping top prize at the country’s premier agricultural event.

'Meccano bridge is great - but no-one can find it'

The Bolton News:

10:32am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE popular Meccano Bridge in Little Lever is a unique attraction that stands out in its countryside surroundings — but visitors are struggling to find it.

Bolton bus drivers transport athletes to Commonwealth Games

The Bolton News:

9:53am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BUS drivers from Bolton have travelled over the border to transport elite athletes during the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games volunteer hoping to meet Queen

The Bolton News:

9:48am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AFTER seeing Bolton hero Jason Kenny win a gold medal at the Olympics, Claire Phillips is keeping her fingers crossed she will meet The Queen at the Commonwealth Games, which start today.

Crash in Little Hulton

The Bolton News: Police car

8:21am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A ROAD was closed after a car crash in Little Hulton.

Cause of Clarendon Primary School fire unknown - but arson not ruled out

The Bolton News:

4:57pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE results of an investigation into the cause of a massive fire which destroyed a 128-year-old primary school building are "inconclusive" - but investigators are not ruling out arson.

Farnworth couple prove you're never too old to find love

The Bolton News:

1:14pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THEY say it is never too late to find love — and for pensioners John Walkden and Joan Williams it was well worth the wait.

Halliwell Post Office closed for 3 weeks due to 'technical problem'

The Bolton News:

12:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ENGINEERS will try to resolve a long standing “technical problem" at Halliwell Post Office which has forced the closure of the shop for three weeks.

Former Clarendon Primary School will be demolished after huge fire

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THEm 129-year-old former Clarendon Primary School building in Great Lever will be demolished after it was wrecked by a huge fire.

Award presentation for Ironman victors

The Bolton News:

10:05am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AS victorious Ironmen flocked to the Macron Stadium for a special awards event — councillors and business owners hailed it a bumper weekend for Bolton.

Mission to trace 1930s Canon Slade football team

The Bolton News:

9:59am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HISTORIAN is making a plea to Bolton families to help him discover what happened to the pupils who made up a 1930s school football team.

Little Lever teenager follows his dad into Royal Navy

The Bolton News:

9:34am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A TEENAGER from Bolton is celebrating becoming a Royal Navy sailor.

Children Today celebrates 20th anniversary

The Bolton News:

9:32am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A SPECIAL charity has celebrated a special anniversary.

Was your little prince born on the same day as Prince George? The Bolton tots who are also celebrating their first birthday today

The Bolton News:

9:09am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE future King – bonnie Prince George – is not the only tot celebrating his first birthday today. Princes and princesses across Bolton share their big day with the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate.

Tree hit by lightning

The Bolton News:

6:23pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A TREE has been badly damaged by freak storms that hit Bolton on Friday night.

VIDEO: Huge fire at former Clarendon Primary School in Great Lever

The Bolton News:

7:01pm Monday 21st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a huge blaze at a derelict primary school building in Great Lever.

UPDATED: Hunt for fleeing driver after car crashes head-on into ambulance

The Bolton News:

8:10am Monday 21st July 2014

A DRIVER is being hunted by police after a head-on crash with an ambulance in Astley Bridge.

How well do you know your local area? Take this quiz...

The Bolton News: Coffee time

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

How many people in Halliwell have a degree? What proportion of people in Astley Bridge are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your area.

In pictures: Ironman swim at Pennington Flash

The Bolton News:

12:03pm Monday 21st July 2014

DAWN had barely broken when more than 2,000 competitors lined up on the banks of Pennington Flash for the start of one of the world’s toughest competitions — the 10th Ironman UK.

Dale Haslam's train blog: New ideas are needed to benefit passengers

The Bolton News: Photograph of the Author

9:04am Monday 21st July 2014

THERE must be a general election around the corner as politicians seem to be coming up with ideas that might appeal to voters.

Tonge Moor animal lover celebrates 50th birthday by walking from coast-to-coast

The Bolton News:

9:02am Monday 21st July 2014

A BIRTHDAY girl put her best foot forward as she completed a coast-to-coast challenge for charity.

Schoolkids interview England Commonwealth Games wrestler

The Bolton News:

12:13pm Monday 21st July 2014

YOUNG journalists had a chance to interview a Bolton wrestler who will be representing England in the Commonwealth Games.

Bolton's Ironman declared 'best ever'

The Bolton News:

7:28pm Sunday 20th July 2014

IT has been declared the best Ironman yet.

Bolton Ironman 2014

The Bolton News: IRONMAN: A huge banner has been hung on Bolton Town Hall

11:05pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Live updates from the Bolton Ironman triathlon.

Bolton brainbox features in Child Genius programme

The Bolton News:

10:17pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A YOUNG Bolton brainbox featured in the opening episode of a national television programme about the country's cleverest children.

Elderly woman trapped in lift

The Bolton News: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

7:56pm Sunday 20th July 2014

AN elderly woman was freed from a lift after a mechanical fault caused her to become trapped.

Thousands of children take part in Ironkids

The Bolton News:

8:52pm Saturday 19th July 2014

MORE than 2,200 youngsters braved the rain to take part in this year's Ironkids.

Thunder and lightning storm hits Bolton

The Bolton News:

10:17am Saturday 19th July 2014

BOLTON was hit by a dramatic thunder and lightning storm.

UPDATE: Man fighting for life after hit-and-run driver ploughs into him during police chase

The Bolton News:

1:01pm Friday 18th July 2014

A MAN is fighting for his life after he was hit by a car and thrown 50 feet along the road during a police chase through Deane.

Travellers set up camp next to Bolton railway station

The Bolton News:

11:24am Friday 18th July 2014

TRAVELLERS have set up camp next to the railway station in Bolton town centre.

Four injured in Crompton Way car crash

The Bolton News: Police continue hunt after stabbing

9:09pm Friday 18th July 2014

FOUR people have been injured in car crash in Crompton Way this evening.

'I used to come last at school - but now I'm the highest achieving international sportsman in my class'

The Bolton News:

2:44pm Friday 18th July 2014

A VETERAN triathlete will be pushing himself to the limit in Ironman Bolton to secure a place in the world championships in Hawaii.

Volunteers needed to breathe new life into Smithills Hall

The Bolton News:

1:15pm Friday 18th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS who support an historic Bolton hall are looking for members to breathe new life into the venue.

Enjoy the hot weather while it lasts

The Bolton News:

11:14am Friday 18th July 2014

BOLTON is bathed is scorching temperatures and sunshine today... but the bad news is the heatwave is not set to last.



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