Update: Firefighters tackle blaze at Bury landfill site

The Bolton News: FIRE TALK: Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has assured county councillors that a move to Bridgend would have "no impact" on the use of Welsh.

9:41am Saturday 25th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze in a Bury recycling and waste plant.

Stepfather of tragic Jade Lomas-Anderson recalls his last kiss goodbye before she was killed by dogs in Atherton

The Bolton News:

6:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A GRIEF stricken stepfather kissed his "ideal daughter" goodbye the last time he saw her – before she was killed by a pack of savage dogs.

Jade Lomas-Anderson inquest: Owner of dogs which killed schoolgirl fails to attend court after being taken to hospital

The Bolton News: Jade Anderson

2:19pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE inquest of a schoolgirl mauled to death by a pack of dogs was delayed by the animals' owner being taken to hospital this morning.

JAILED: Multiple sclerosis sufferer who stabbed estranged wife six times in Farnworth before turning knife on himself

The Bolton News:

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MULTIPLE sclerosis sufferer stabbed his estranged wife six times in the back after confronting her outside the school she worked at because he “wanted to kill himself in front of her”.

Robber threatens betting shop staff with gun

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

8:47am Monday 20th October 2014

A ROBBER fled empty handed after trying to hold up an Atherton betting shop at gunpoint on Friday.

Police hunt man after woman threatened at gunpoint in Tonge Moor

The Bolton News:

8:42am Monday 20th October 2014

A HUNT is on for a man on-the-run after a woman was threatened at gunpoint in Tonge Moor.

VIDEO: Watchdog's investigation into 'unlawful arrest' by Bolton police officer reopened

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A BOLTON police officer is being investigated by the IPCC for allegations that he unlawfully arrested a doctor at the Barton Moss anti-fracking protest.

Burglar caught after getting trapped inside Cash Converters

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A BURGLAR was caught by police after becoming trapped inside Cash Converters in Deansgate.

Farnworth man grew cannabis farm 'to help with arthritis'

The Bolton News: Police have arrested three men following the discovery of a cannabis factory in York.Officers conducting a warrant at an address in the Huntington area, made the find just after 7pm last night (Wednesday 13 October 2010).Inside the property, search teams

8:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

AN arthritis sufferer who claimed he used cannabis to alleviate his pain has been given a suspended prison sentence at Bolton Crown Court.

Police smash million pound drug dealing operation

The Bolton News:

9:52am Saturday 18th October 2014

A MASSIVE million pound drug dealing operation has been smashed by police after a six-month investigation.

Thieves steal £1,000 mountain bike from Horwich garage

The Bolton News:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

THIEVES stole a £1,000 mountain bike after breaking into a garage — while the owner was at home.

Man wanted after woman threatened at gunpoint

The Bolton News:

12:53pm Saturday 18th October 2014

POLICE want to speak to this man about an unsolved crime.

Teenager 'lucky to be alive' after suspected arson attack on Horwich house

The Bolton News:

8:50am Friday 17th October 2014

A BOY is lucky to be alive after a suspected arson attack on a Horwich house, fire chiefs said.

Condemned: Car wash that was 'potential death trap'

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

THE lives of workers who slept above a car wash were put at risk, a court heard.

Crime spree gang jailed for 24 years

The Bolton News:

3:03pm Friday 17th October 2014

A GANG responsible for a crime spree in Leigh and Warrington have been jailed for a total of 24 years.

Crime rises across region - and 'cuts are to blame'

The Bolton News: IMPROVING: Overall crime has dropped by almost two per cent in West Yorkshire

9:57am Friday 17th October 2014

A RISE in crime across the region shows government policing cuts are putting people at risk, Bolton’s police and crime commissioner has claimed.

Police parade stolen BMW in Victoria Square

The Bolton News:

9:52am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE paraded a BMW they had seized from criminals in Bolton yesterday.

JAILED: Drug dealer who looked after 'criminal's warehouse' in Halliwell

The Bolton News:

1:54pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A VILLAIN who was custodian of a warehouse used to store guns, drugs and cash has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.

VIDEO: East Lancs drug raids lead to football manager arrest

The Bolton News:

9:14am Thursday 16th October 2014

HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds worth of suspected drugs have been seized during dawn raids at 17 homes.

Pervert scout assistant caught with pre-teen sex book when group leader looked at his Kindle

The Bolton News: The Amazon Kindle, From Amazon.com

4:36pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A SCOUT group assistant was rumbled by his leader for having a book detailing sex with pre-teen girls on an Amazon Kindle.

VIDEO: Man who claimed he was waving novelty rubber penis found guilty of indecent exposure

The Bolton News:

9:37am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAN who claimed he waved a novelty rubber penis at his neighbour has been found guilty of indecent exposure.

Thugs jump out of van and attack man with metal bar

The Bolton News:

10:39am Thursday 16th October 2014

A PEDESTRIAN was punched and threatened by metal bar-wielding thugs who jumped out of a van and robbed him.

Fly-tipping in Halliwell: 'As soon as it's gone, more gets dumped'

The Bolton News:

10:08am Thursday 16th October 2014

FLY-TIPPING has become so bad in Halliwell that one business owner is considering selling up.

Call to close 'apparent drugs den' nightclub rejected

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

CALLS to close an “apparent drugs den” nightclub - where a reveller nearly died - have been rejected by councillors.

Guilty: Racing drivers who crashed in Blackburn Road

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

11:55am Thursday 16th October 2014

TWO men accused of racing each other in Blackburn Road have been found guilty of dangerous driving.

Community centre trashed by vandals

The Bolton News:

11:39am Thursday 16th October 2014

VANDALS smashed up a Deane community centre — and helped themselves to hot dogs while they were inside.

WANTED: Man jailed for assault

The Bolton News:

9:38am Thursday 16th October 2014

A HUNT is on for a man released from prison after serving jail time for a serious assault.

No police brutality at Barton Moss anti-fracking demonstration camp, according to report

The Bolton News: Police at Barton Moss

8:59am Thursday 16th October 2014

CLAIMS of police brutality at the Barton Moss anti-fracking protest have not been substantiated, a report from an independent panel has found.

Drug dealer hid guns in microwave

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

GUNS stashed in a microwave, drugs worth £5,500 and nearly £30,000 in cash were uncovered when police raided a flat.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - October 15, 2014

The Bolton News:

9:03am Wednesday 15th October 2014

EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted criminals.

'I don't want to grow up', says flashing suspect who claims he was playing prank with novelty rubber penis

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A SUSPECTED flasher who claims his neighbour mistook a rubber replica for his real penis said he was joking and does not “want to grow up”.

Speeding crash driver 'was racing another car'

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

10:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A SPEEDING driver who is accused of racing another car in Blackburn Road had just collected his younger cousin from a mosque during Ramadhan.

£2.4 million seized from Bolton criminals over past 5 years

The Bolton News: Cash seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act

9:34am Wednesday 15th October 2014

CRIMINALS in Bolton have had £2.4 million seized from them over the past five years, according to new figures.

Hate crime has no place in society, says police commissioner

The Bolton News: Police commissioner Tony Lloyd

9:09am Wednesday 15th October 2014

“VICIOUS” hate crime has no place in society, Bolton’s police and crime commissioner has said.

Sex attacker cried and apologised as he raped woman in Queens Park

The Bolton News:

4:39pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A RAPIST paused to cry and apologise to his victim during a horrific sex attack in Queens Park.

VIDEO: Bike used in drive-by shooting was 'stolen from house in Bolton'

The Bolton News:

5:04pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A MOTORBIKE used in a drive-by shooting at a popular bar in Manchester city centre could have been stolen in a burglary in Bolton, police have revealed.

Four teenagers charged with £60,000 bus smashing rampage

The Bolton News:

2:37pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Four teenagers have been charged with causing thousands of pounds of damage at a Bolton bus depot.

Raiders held man to ransom in his home - but were caught when they phoned victim's parents

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

RAIDERS who held a man to ransom in his home were caught after calling their victim’s parents — who promptly rang the police.

Bolton schoolgirl in court over death fire

The Bolton News: Fire crews battle the blaze which claimed the life of Stephen Hunt

2:24pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl from Bolton who is accused of starting a fire which killed a firefighter has appeared in court.

Warning over female genital mutilation during school holidays

The Bolton News: Deputy police and crime comissioner, Jim Battle

12:28pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

POLICE chiefs are warning people to be on the lookout for youngsters being taken overseas for female genital mutilation over the half-term break.

'I wish my dad had been jailed', says daughter of Bolton's most notorious drugs baron

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 13th October 2014

THE daughter of an infamous Bolton drugs baron gunned down in his flat 13 years ago says she wishes police had managed to throw him in jail.

Man robbed at knifepoint as he waits for taxi

The Bolton News: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

12:10pm Monday 13th October 2014

A MAN was robbed at knifepoint by a masked thug as he waited for a taxi.

Landlords fined after tenants 'poisoned' by carbon monoxide

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

A FOUR-month-old baby and his parents were rushed to hospital after they suffered carbon monoxide poisoning in their Little Lever house, a court heard.

Jailed: Great Lever doorman who blackmailed Chinese takeaway after row over peas in his meal

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

A GREAT Lever doorman is behind bars after he blackmailed a Chinese takeaway in Leigh following an argument about peas in his meal.

Former council chief's guns seized after 'bitter dispute' with vicar

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

POLICE were so concerned about the behaviour of a retired senior Bolton Council official that they seized his guns and revoked his firearms licence, a court has been told.

Son jailed after becoming angry because there was no bacon in fridge

The Bolton News: Fatty food majorly increase your blood cholesterol

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

A SON who became aggressive after turning up at his mother’s house demanding breakfast has been jailed for eight weeks for damaging her kitchen.

Bolton health worker arrested on suspicion of tampering with blood samples

The Bolton News: More blood donation clinics to boost stocks

12:05pm Friday 10th October 2014

A BOLTON health worker has been arrested after shocked staff discovered damaged packets blood donated by the public.

Accused claims he used novelty rubber penis to play prank on neighbour

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

A NEIGHBOUR accused of indecent exposure claims his shocked victim mistook a novelty rubber replica for his real penis.

Probe after fires started at Little Lever park three nights in a row

The Bolton News:

12:31pm Friday 10th October 2014

A PARK in Little Lever has been targeted by suspected arsonists three nights in a row.

Drug addict who stole £10,000 of goods from his mum has jail sentence cut

The Bolton News: Driver lied about insurance

11:45am Friday 10th October 2014

A DRUG addict who stole nearly £10,000 of valuables from his mother to fund his habit has had his jail sentence cut.






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