Bolton businesses see 25 per cent increase in shoppers thanks to Ironman

The Bolton News:

12:47pm Monday 28th July 2014

IRONMAN gave Bolton a massive boost as shopping centre bosses revealed the event saw almost an extra 25 per cent increase in people flocking through their doors.

Manchester Airport bosses visit Octagon Theatre in sponsorship deal

The Bolton News:

4:25pm Friday 25th July 2014

STAFF from Manchester Airport paid a visit to a Bolton theatre as part of a commitment to supporting the arts.

Two litters of micropigs born at Edgworth farm

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

SISTERLY love is in the air at the Wellbeing Farm.

Bolton law firm Asons wins top business award

The Bolton News:

12:46pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A LAW firm Asons beat off stiff competition to win a Greater Manchester Skills for Business award in the financial and professional services category.

Sex shop's bid to renew licence

The Bolton News:

12:11pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A SEX shop has applied to renew its licence.

Paddington Bear hands out marmalade sandwiches in Bolton town centre

The Bolton News:

12:37pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WEARING his trademark duffle coat and red hat, Paddington Bear looked every bit the movie star as he arrived in Bolton town centre surrounded by fans young and old.

Shauna Muamba launches her new range of cooking sauces

The Bolton News:

12:29pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SHAUNA and Fabrice Muamba paid a visit to a supermarket to launch a range of cooking sauces.

Wellbeing Farm shortlisted for another award

The Bolton News:

11:46am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

START-UP success story The Wellbeing Farm is in line to win another award for its green credentials.

NHS boss in line for scholarship

The Bolton News:

6:29pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A BOLTON NHS manager is battling it out for a prestigious scholarship worth £16,750 as part of the annual Manchester Executive MBA Challenge.

20,000 people visited Bolton shopping centre during sporting exhibition

The Bolton News:

9:51am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A POP-UP museum celebrating Bolton’s sporting greats attracted more than 20,000 people to a shopping centre.

Horwich director wins top letting agency award

The Bolton News:

4:15pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE director of a firm specialising in student accommodation who grew up in Horwich has won a Sunday Times Letting Agency gold award.

Unusual business aims to help animals using reiki

The Bolton News:

4:13pm Monday 21st July 2014

SHIRLEY Bryant’s unusual business is providing a helping hand to get pets of all kinds overcoming their problems.

Newsagent gets alcohol licence despite objections from nearby school

The Bolton News: The high price of cheap booze

9:06am Saturday 19th July 2014

A NEWSAGENT has been granted an alcohol licence — despite local schools and neighbours claim it will lead to alcohol-related crime.

Company's mission to make world procurement 'as risk-free as buying a tin of beans'

The Bolton News:

4:14pm Friday 18th July 2014

GLOBAL sourcing specialist Maxim Industries has set itself the challenge of making world procurement as risk-free as buying a tin of beans from a local corner shop.

Old schoolfriends' business sharing idea born after they meet up on stag dos

The Bolton News:

3:57pm Friday 18th July 2014

THREE entrepreneurs who were childhood pals have rekindled their friendship by pitching their businesses into a unique networking alliance.

Ironman will bring estimated £2.6 million to Bolton economy

The Bolton News: RACING SUCCESS The crowd cheers on this year’s winner Dan Halksworth in Victoria Square on Sunday

3:52pm Friday 18th July 2014

THOUSANDS of visitors are set to boost business in Bolton town centre this weekend.

Five-a-side football tournament at Bolton Arena tomorrow

The Bolton News:

2:42pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A CHARITY football tournament that mixes business with sport is set to give a boost to funds for the Bolton Lads and Girls Club.

App helps small businesses manage mobile workforce

The Bolton News:

2:20pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A HI-TECH firm has launched an app to help small and medium sized businesses manage their mobile workforces effectively and reduce paperwork.

Vet uses Facebook to reunite lost pets with owners

The Bolton News:

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A VETS practice is driving a campaign to encourage people to connect via social media to help reunite lost and found pets with their owners.

Bolton firm tackles housing, forced evictions and slum dwelling

The Bolton News:

3:32pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

BOLTON-based builder and developer Seddon is hoping to raise the issues of inadequate housing, forced evictions and slum dwelling on an international scale through its charity work.

Dog lovers open new day care centre for pets

The Bolton News:

12:10pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

DOG-loving couple Emma and Steven Bradley have launched a new pooches’ day care centre — and found the perfect therapy for their poorly son.

Sixth form's goat treated after fence injury

The Bolton News:

9:41am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A VETINARY clinic has come to the aid of a college pet which was in pain after an accident.

Bolton pays out even more than first thought in school injury compensation claims

The Bolton News: Council spent £100k on compensation for school accidents

4:12pm Monday 14th July 2014

BOLTON Council has paid out more in injury compensation at schools in the town than first thought, new figures have revealed.

Fire-wrecked gym boss ordered to take down signs

The Bolton News:

8:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A FORMER soldier whose gym had to shut after a fire has been told the signs on his business will have to come down — because the gym is in a conservation area.

Young entrepreneurs import fashion accessories from Kenya to sell

The Bolton News:

10:27am Saturday 12th July 2014

THESE bright sparks would give Richard Branson and Alan Sugar a run for their money.

Bolton telecoms firm celebrates 5th anniversary

The Bolton News:

12:43pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE boss of a telecommunications company is aiming to take his company to new heights after celebrating its fifth anniversary.

Only two businesses get grants to open shops in Bolton town centre - from 50 applicants

The Bolton News: Churchgate in Bolton town centre

10:03am Friday 11th July 2014

ONLY two businesses have taken advantage of a £20,000 grant scheme to open shops in the town centre, it has emerged.

Tributes after death of Bolton steelworks company chairman

The Bolton News:

9:36am Friday 11th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to the chairman of a Bolton steelworks company who has died aged 89.

Traders furious as strikers hand out leaflets urging people to boycott Bolton Market

The Bolton News:

4:57pm Thursday 10th July 2014

FURIOUS traders have condemned a group of strikers after they urged people to boycott Bolton Market.

Bolton firm has trained 2,000 gas engineers

The Bolton News:

12:43pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A TRAINING company is celebrating 10 years of providing its Gas Networks Apprenticeship Pro-gramme.

Harwood mum sets up her own fancy dress shop

The Bolton News:

4:23pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A HARWOOD mother has used her frustration with what she considers poor children’s fancy dress outfits as inspiration for her new business.

Business defects from Horwich to Chorley after Rivington Pike stunt - 'because council didn't offer enough support'

The Bolton News:

11:48am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A SPORTS business has defected from Bolton to Chorley amid claims it was not offered enough support from Bolton Council.

Bolton sportswear company launches crowdfunding bid

The Bolton News:

3:33pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

BOLTON has made sporting history before — athletics giant Reebok was founded here in 1895.

Warburtons becomes Warbeartons as firm 'reveals' Paddington Bear used their bread to make his marmalade sandwiches

The Bolton News:

12:39pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

EVERYONE knows Paddington Bear loves marmalade sandwiches.

Volunteers transform shelter for vulnerable youngsters

The Bolton News:

4:28pm Monday 7th July 2014

BUDDING entrepreneurs from have transformed a Bolton shelter for vulnerable young people as part of their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) which requires each participant to complete 72 hours of voluntary work.

Pop-up display celebrates Bolton's champions

The Bolton News:

12:10pm Monday 7th July 2014

BOLTON’s sporting greats including Nat Lofthouse were honoured at a pop-up museum.

Chris Evans feeds celebrity guests with Carrs pasties

The Bolton News:

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

CELEBRITIES have sampled a Bolton delicacy — Carrs pasties.

Electrical retailer Paul Davies wins award

The Bolton News:

3:40pm Friday 4th July 2014

INDEPENDENT electrical retailer Paul Davies has been awarded a prestigious award for the sector.

Westhoughton building firm finishes 10,000th repair job

The Bolton News: Coffee time

3:38pm Friday 4th July 2014

WESTHOUGHTON building contractor Forrest has completed its 10,000th repair project for social housing provider Equity Housing Group.

Double yellow lines will cut off my business, says garage boss

The Bolton News:

10:04am Friday 4th July 2014

A GARAGE owner is protesting over plans for double yellow lines outside his 100-year-old workshop and a road closure which he says will cut off his passing trade.

Bolton construction firm completes three contracts worth more than £1 million

The Bolton News: DELIGHTED WITH FEEDBACK Mike Banton

12:51pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A CONSTRUCTION company has completed projects worth more than £1 million in the past three months.

Law firm team take part in Edgworth Reservoir Challenge

The Bolton News:

12:49pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A TEAM from a Bolton law firm has taken part in the Edgworth Reservoir Challenge to raise money for local charities.

Former Egerton House Hotel boss wins unfair dismissal case

The Bolton News:

11:24am Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE former owner of a top hotel has won a claim of unfair dismissal against her previous employers.

Accountancy business on the hunt for five trainees

The Bolton News: Coffee time

3:02pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

AN accountancy and business advice firm is on the hunt for five trainees to fuel growth.

Harwood woman to manage two funeral homes

The Bolton News:

2:58pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

LYNSEY Christian has become the manager of two funeral homes runs by the Co-op.

British Gas takes almost £5,000 from charity's account 'by accident'

The Bolton News:

11:44am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

STREET Angels volunteers have been dealt another blow after a British Gas blunder meant the group was charged almost £5,000 for an electricity bill.

Horwich firm Alliance Learning holds annual awards ceremony

The Bolton News: Coffee time

4:04pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

INDEPENDENT training provider Alliance Learning has celebrated its 22nd annual awards evening.

Volunteers sort out garden at Asian Elders Resource Centre

The Bolton News:

4:02pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

STAFF at Axa Insurance offices in Bolton have completed a week of activities to underline their commitment to corporate social responsibility.

Campaign to find 50 apprenticeships for 50 young people

The Bolton News:

10:21am Tuesday 1st July 2014

TODAY The Bolton News is teaming up with the Mayor of Bolton to give 50 of our young people the best start in life.

Fanny's gets second refurbishment in four years

The Bolton News: Manager Josh Brabbin with, from left, Trini McLaughlin,  Bebe Vernon and Mhairi McLaughlin outside ‘Fannys’

10:31am Monday 30th June 2014

A PUB is enjoying a surge in trade after its second refurbishment in four years.

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