Web firm pledges to stay in Bolton

The Bolton News:

1:29pm Friday 29th August 2014

BOSSES of a high-tech firm specialising in websites for mobile phones have pledged to stay true to their new-found Bolton roots.

Leigh Business Expo success ‘will be repeated'

The Bolton News:

1:17pm Friday 29th August 2014

BOSSES of the oldest company in Leigh have pledged a repeat of the event which brought businesses in the town together for the first time.

Bolton Thai restaurant shoots to fame after rave review from celebrity chef

The Bolton News:

10:01am Friday 29th August 2014

A LITTLE Thai restaurant has shot to national fame thanks to sizzling reviews from Masterchef star John Torode.

Travel Counsellors win Queen's Award for Enterprise

The Bolton News:

8:21am Friday 29th August 2014

PROUD bosses and staff at Bolton firm Travel Counsellors received royal approval of their outstanding performance when they received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Bolton pub to be turned into Victorian-style 'gin palace'

The Bolton News:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW “gin palace” and micro-brewery is set to open in Churchgate.

Japanese film crew shoots paranormal TV show at 'haunted' Bolton pub

The Bolton News:

9:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

BOLTON’S oldest pub could be big in Japan — after a film crew from the country flew to the UK to document ghostly sightings at the historic boozer.

Developers hand over keys of controversial new Little Lever Tesco

The Bolton News:

7:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE opening of a controversial supermarket in Little Lever is a step closer after the developers handed over the keys to Tesco.

Ribbon cut at new Furness Building Society branch in Horwich

The Bolton News:

9:55am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE boss of the Furness Building Society believes the key to its growing success is its belief in “face-to-face” customer relations.

Sales advisers win awards from Vauxhall

The Bolton News:

9:52am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SALES advisers Bobbie Cottam and Claire McDermott have received Vauxhall Recognition Awards for their outstanding performances at the Wilson and Co dealership in Bolton.

Iconic Leighs Paints sign removed from tower

The Bolton News:

11:58am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A HISTORIC sign at one of Bolton's oldest businesses has been removed as the American owners of Leighs Paints invest £1.7 million in the site.

Atherton printer cartridge firm launches new service

The Bolton News:

10:02am Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN Atherton-based online printer ink and toner cartridge supplier has launched its latest service offering — Managed Print Solutions (MPS).

Top award for Westhoughton builder’s rising star

The Bolton News:

10:01am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A RISING star at a Westhoughton building contractor has been crowned one of the UK’s top 10 new generation business leaders in a prestigious national award scheme.

Mechanic revs up his business - without the help of the internet

The Bolton News:

9:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

MOST business analysts would agree any successful organisation needs an all singing, all dancing website.

Women's clothes shop becomes latest to close in Bolton town centre

The Bolton News:

9:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

A WOMEN’S clothes shop has become the latest town centre shop to close.

British Gas apologises to Bolton businessman after accidentally taking £16,500 from his account

The Bolton News:

4:32pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BOLTON businessman Oliver Wotherspoon — who won national fame for creating a hobbit hole in his garden — had more than £16,500 taken from his bank account by British Gas who claimed it was for one month’s supply of energy.

Thomas Cook aiming to 'localise' services in Bolton

The Bolton News:

12:25pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TRAVEL agent Thomas Cook is aiming to connect with other businesses in Bolton - the town where it first launched a shop in 1890 at the dawn of the tourism era.

Bolton wedding dress shop attracts American designers

The Bolton News:

11:43am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A WEDDING shop has attracted leading designers from America after a successful revamp.

UPDATED: Alice's Fish & Chips closes down

The Bolton News:

2:24pm Monday 18th August 2014

A POPULAR town centre fish and chip restaurant has closed down after its owner gave up fighting mounting debts.

Hotel boss gives out free ice creams in exchange for business cards

The Bolton News:

3:35pm Monday 18th August 2014

STAFF from the Bolton Whites Hotel brought the summer to Bolton business parks with an impromptu visit from their ice cream van.

Bolton gets the latest 'development' in the baking world - the tronut

The Bolton News:

3:17pm Monday 18th August 2014

A BOLTON bakery has developed a “revolutionary” new snack — the tronut — a doughnut with a trifle filling.

Bolton travel firm bought by Saga for £20 million

The Bolton News:

12:05pm Monday 18th August 2014

A LEADING online travel company in Bolton has been bought by over-50s specialists Saga.

Market Place's year-long campaign to help Bolton Lads and Girls Club

The Bolton News: Nikki Wilson-Cook surveys the location that’s ripe for transformation

11:22am Monday 18th August 2014

THE Market Place Shopping Centre has launched a year-long charity campaign with an innovative retail project for young people.

Egerton pizzeria boosts hygiene rating from one to four

The Bolton News:

9:53am Saturday 16th August 2014

STAFF at a pizzeria have cracked open the Prosecco after boosting their hygiene rating from just one to four.

Bolton financial planning firm expands

The Bolton News:

12:28pm Friday 15th August 2014

A FIRM of chartered financial planners has expanded into new offices with room to grow.

Big tent going up in Market Place as restoration work starts

The Bolton News:

12:11pm Friday 15th August 2014

A HUGE tent is being put up in the Market Place as work to restore the building’s historic Victorian vaults gets under way.

Bolton firm saves charity yacht

The Bolton News:

4:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A CHARITY yacht in need of repair will return to the sea after Bolton firm Aptus Utilities and Cumbrian organsation PPM teamed up to help with funding.

Unemployment in Bolton is second worst in Greater Manchester

The Bolton News:

10:52am Thursday 14th August 2014

BOLTON had the second highest percentage of unemployed people in Greater Manchester last month, new government figures show.

Two Bank Top beers named among best in UK

The Bolton News:

10:47am Thursday 14th August 2014

One of Bolton’s most popular brewers has added two more awards to its glittering list of accolades.

Halliwell hairdresser wins top national competition

The Bolton News:

10:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A BOLTON hairdresser proved a cut above the rest as she beat 250 fellow stylists to win a national competition.

Campervan boss still has the drive

The Bolton News:

11:20am Wednesday 13th August 2014

IT is 10 years since VW campervan specialist Leisuredrive relocated from Manchester to Kearsley — and business has never been better.

Asbestos found at fire-hit pound bakery

The Bolton News:

9:32am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A TOWN centre bakery that was damaged in a blaze has to stay shut after asbestos was found in the building.

New estate agent hopes technology will give them edge

The Bolton News:

9:17am Tuesday 12th August 2014

NEWLY launched estate agent Newton and Co is aiming to get a competitive edge thanks to digital technology.

Keoghs appoints 3 new partners

The Bolton News: Coffee time

9:15am Tuesday 12th August 2014

KEOGHS law firm has appointed three new partners taking the total number at the Bolton-based solicitors to 72.

Wanderers fans still go to Burnden Park Pie Shop

The Bolton News:

7:45am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A PIE shop loved by thousands of Bolton Wanderers fans has been making a crust for Amanda Partington’s family — for 107 years.

Millionaire Metro Taxi boss ploughs money into new drug addiction rehab centre

The Bolton News:

11:04am Monday 11th August 2014

A MILLIONAIRE taxi boss is ploughing part of his fortune into a Priory-style addiction treatment centre.

Seddon wins 'big tick' for developing building talent

The Bolton News:

3:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

BUILDING and development firm Seddon has received a “big tick” for its commitment to growing the next generation of building talent.

Bolton dentist wins another top industry award

The Bolton News:

2:52pm Monday 11th August 2014

A BOLTON dentist has scooped yet another top dental award — this time as the Best in Blackpool.

Children enjoy open day at bus depot

The Bolton News:

8:37am Saturday 9th August 2014

BUS operator First welcomed more than 200 people to a family fun day event held at their Weston Street bus garage.

Horwich training firm raises cash for good causes

The Bolton News:

4:07pm Friday 8th August 2014

HORWICH training company Alliance Learning has presented cheques to Bolton Hospice and Derian House Children’s Hospice at Chorley.

Small businesses learn how they can access up to £2 billion in funds

The Bolton News:

3:51pm Friday 8th August 2014

LEADERS of small to medium sized firms (SMEs) have been told how to access up to £2 billion of funds for product development in their sector.

Chadwick family celebrate 70 years in scrap recycling business

The Bolton News:

11:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

A METAL and waste recycler with sites in Bolton and Leigh is celebrating its 70th year as a family business.

Artist's work causes stir at new Horwich coffee shop

The Bolton News:

2:58pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

CATERING expert Stuart Farnell’s latest venture is the picture of success — thanks to a winning collaboration with local artist Gerry Halpin.

Access footpath goes through graveyard at new Little Lever Tesco

The Bolton News:

9:27am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A FOOTPATH is being built on consecrated land by developers working on a new Tesco store in Little Lever.

Farm hosts first cookery lessons for the blind

The Bolton News:

9:15am Monday 4th August 2014

BUDDING chefs cooked up a storm at the Wellbeing Farm at its first blind and partially-sighted cookery class.

Visitors flock to meet Fireman Sam

The Bolton News:

12:39pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

HUNDREDS of children from across Greater Manchester gathered in Bolton for an audience with Fireman Sam.

Great Lever chippy improves its hygiene rating from zero... to one

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A TAKEAWAY given a hygiene rating of zero has failed to impress Bolton Council’s inspection team, who found dirty utensils, food on the floor and an unclean toilet — so raised it to a rating of just one.

The frustrated banker who got fed up with saying 'no' - and set up his own business

The Bolton News:

2:30pm Friday 1st August 2014

FRUSTRATED banker Ian Moore had the perfect solution when he became demoralised at the height of the recession — he struck out on his own to help businesses borrow the money they needed.

Market Place shoppers raise £12,500 for Help for Heroes

The Bolton News:

8:58am Thursday 31st July 2014

SHOPPERS have raised more than £12,500 for Help for Heroes.

Bolton firm's water device 'could save thousands on energy bills'

The Bolton News: Financial leak: a water meter could save on your bills

6:47pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

HOUSEHOLDS in Bolton could save thousands of pounds in gas and water charges by fitting a small but revolutionary valve to their hot water supply pipe, according to the manufacturer.

Horwich restaurant named fourth best curry house in country by MPs

The Bolton News:

6:41pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN Indian restaurant has come fourth in the prestigious Tiffin Cup competition in parliament.

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