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A new Wilko store could open at Middlebrook

New Wilko store could open at Middlebrook - creating up to 50 new jobs

Wanderers fans

The billionaire behind Bolton Wanderers' new shirt sponsor ROK Mobile

From left, Keith Davies, Dave Jones, Paul Najsarek, Subhash Kotecha, Gill Hart and Phil Stephenson at the Bolton curry club. (29991197)

Council’s new chief executive introduces himself at Curry Club

DONATION: Mark Evans with Madison Brooks and her parents Emma and Oliver

Kind-hearted Bolton firm donates £10,000 to fund wheelchair for poorly 10-year-old

The teddy bear cake with the "totally inappropriate detail"

Mum's outrage over teddy bear with naughty bits on girl's christening cake

Bolton firm comes out of the shade to complete children's hospital project

Bolton firm comes out of the shade to complete children's hospital project

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Young learners recognised at awards bash

Bolton businessman wants to help firms flourish

Bolton businessman wants to help firms flourish

Aileen Rice-Jones and a pie from Peddings and Pie at Bolton's first artisan market at Heaton Fold Garden Centre

Visitors flock to Bolton's first 'artisan market' in Heaton

REVAMP: Stuart Lyons, the new chairman of Beales

'There are people in the south who do not understand that people in the north are just as sophisticated', claims department store boss

IMPROVEMENT: The number of jobless in Bolton is continuing to fall

Number of jobless in Bolton continues to fall

Tom Edwards from Bolton with his North West Apprentice of the Year award with Neil Mc Lauchlan, Acting LETB Director - Health Education North West (29040163)

Apprentice scoops top award after taking unusual route into employment

GOLD STARS:(Top Left to Bottom Right): Jacqui Larcombe - Director of Fundraising at the DofE, John Roberts - CEO of ao.com, Gemma Horrocks, Jessica Welsby, Chris Havard - Learning and Development Co-ordinator at ao.com, Jose Malaspina, Kay Bowes, Jenna Mu

Young people shine as they complete the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Khaliq Rehman

Milkshake business has all the right ingredients

HAPPY: Two customers Gareth Jones and James Haslam say the chippy is good value for money

Bolton gets UK's first 'pound chippy'

Why is this llama wearing a bow tie?

Why is this llama wearing a bow tie?

FEARS: Tiffany's boss Chris Taylor with his petition

Town hall plan 'will kill my cafe', says Tiffany's boss

PLANS: Astley Bridge councillor Hilary Fairclough and developer Nick Howcroft outside the development site

Former Astley Bridge pub could be turned into Mediterranean restaurant, bar and apartments complex

DILAPIDATED: One of the farm buildings in the Cutacre country park

New plan to build houses in Cutacre 'country park'

LUCKY SEVEN: Lyndsey Greaves, marketing executive at Bolton Kia (right) hands over the keys to Sally Wilson, Bolton Hospice's marketing and fundraising administration manager (right) at the dealership in Horwich.

Dealership gives new car to Bolton Hospice to mark seven years of sponsorship

Paralympian Tony Griffin backs new Bolton FvIT sportswear brand

Paralympian Tony Griffin backs new Bolton FvIT sportswear brand

Manager of The Market Place Shopping Centre, Nikki Wilson-Cooke in The Vaults as work takes shape

‘A good shopping centre is vital to economy of town’

Paul Tonge, Managing Director, left and Fereydoon Rouhani, Sales Manager.
World of Brass which has moved from an internet firm to a new showroom in Asltley Bridge, Bolton. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd. Tuesday May 12, 2015 (25921205)

Internet business World of Brass to open showroom in Astley Bridge

HONOUR: Former Business Awards winner Peter Wu from The Chinese Buffet is sponsoring this year's Customer Excellence category

The rise and rise of a restaurant chain that started right here in Bolton

The menu at The Spinning Mule Wetherspoons pub in Nelson Square, still showing the incorrect five-star hygiene rating

Popular town centre pub wrongly advertises 5-star food hygiene rating for more than two months

RBS bank in Wigan Road, Deane. Picture: Google Maps

RBS bank in Deane to close

Caption 1: WINE CONOISSEUR: Ex-Boltonian Gerard Holden is now an international wine expert with his own winery

Smithills man now runs winery in South Africa

Two Bolton pharmacies to be relaunched under new name

Two Bolton pharmacies to be relaunched under new name

PLANS: The vision for the Logistics North site, formerly known as Cutacre

Work begins on massive Logistics North industrial estate and 'country park' at former Cutacre site

The 2015 Bolton and Bury Business Awards have been launched

Honouring the best in business - Entries open for 2015 Bolton and Bury Business Awards

Charlene Wallis of Diamond Dazzle Shop. The shop sells wigs to the NHS

Market trader who lost father to cancer helps sufferers find perfect wig

FITNESS: Bolton's first 24 hour gym is opening in August

New 24 hour gym in Bolton will create up to 14 jobs

Guests enjoy the patrons event at Bolton Lads and Girls Club

Patrons celebrate impact of Bolton Lads and Girls Club as president steps down

SPRING IN HIS STEP: Andrew Caldwell

Huge £400,000 trampoline park to open in Westhoughton

Richard Branson

Businessman gets second chance to pitch to Richard Branson after 'issues' with voting system

Investment and job opportunities in Bolton praised as unemployment continues to fall

Investment and job opportunities in Bolton praised as unemployment continues to fall

CONCRETE: The preparation work taking place

Giant base arrives in Bolton town centre ready to support huge crane

Firm to create up to 100 new jobs in Bolton caring for elderly

Firm to create up to 100 new jobs in Bolton caring for elderly

Organiser Mohammed Hanif hard at work raising money for Nepal at the Splash and Dash Car Wash, Great Lever

Great Lever car wash workers scrub up to help Nepal earthquake victims

Morrisons

Bolton Morrisons gets cash to run healthcare services

CLOSED: Nirvana in Tonge Moor Road

'Legal high' shop leaves Bolton after closing for second time

WINNERS: Gaynor Ramsden and David Ramsden

Couple win national franchisee of the year

Max Lines of UBER

Controversial taxi app Uber launched in Bolton today

Richard Branson

Bolton businessman pitching his 'virtual balloon' race idea to Richard Branson

Charlotte with staff from Hilton Smythe

Bolton firm backs brave Charlotte's extra special birthday bash

Unique software created by Bolton firm helps charities collect thousands of pounds from the Government in reclaimed tax

Unique software created by Bolton firm helps charities collect thousands of pounds from the Government in reclaimed tax

Firefighters at the scene of the fire at The Shakespeare Foundry, Salop Street, Bolton

Jobs are safe at fire-hit Shakespeare Foundry, say bosses - but cost runs into 'tens of thousands'

VENTURE: Stuart Jones has launched The Bolton Deli in the town centre

Business is booming in Bolton as hundreds of new firms launch in last five years

GUTTED: The damage inside Shakespeare Foundry. Picture: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Gutted: Foundry that employs up to 50 people declared 'structurally unsafe' after huge fire

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