Westhoughton man falsified contamination tests

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A DIRECTOR of an environmental firm falsified soil sample reports for land earmarked for development, a court heard.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - August 27, 2014

The Bolton News:

9:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

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

UPDATED: Nortex Mill hit by suspected arson attack for second night in a row

The Bolton News:

8:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MILL complex has been set on fire by arsonists two nights in a row, police believe.

Conman jailed for tricking man he met on swingers' website

The Bolton News:

9:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CONMAN has been jailed for tricking a car buyer out of more than £1,500 after his victim appealed for help on a adult swingers’ site.

Dealing with death and serious injury every day - the man who is there in the darkest days of people’s lives

The Bolton News:

9:15am Wednesday 27th August 2014

INVESTIGATING fatal crashes and accidents in which people suffer life-changing injuries day in and day out might not seem like the most appealing job.

Woman kicked in eye with stilletto heel after row on dancefloor at Farnworth pub

The Bolton News:

8:38am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A WOMAN was left with "a serious eye injury" after being attacked on the dancefloor with a stiletto heel in a Farnworth pub.

Four illegal workers arrested in immigration raid at electrical shop

The Bolton News:

3:33pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FOUR illegal workers have been arrested in a raid at a lighting shop.

Young people to be given a free hoody - if they hand over a knife

The Bolton News: The knife used in the attack

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

YOUNG people will be given hoodies saying “Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife” in exchange for handing over a weapon.

Spurned lover claimed to have 'paid good money' for attack on girlfriend's ex

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

9:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A SPURNED lover who told his former partner he had “paid good money” to have her ex boyfriend harmed has been sentenced to a community order.

Father pleads guilty to child porn charges - and avoids jail

The Bolton News: Woman jailed for horrific attacking on disabled friend

11:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

A 53-YEAR-OLD man who admitted downloading indecent images of children for the second time has avoided being sent to jail.

Man tells girlfriend he has been kidnapped so he can stay out and drink

The Bolton News: Hunt for man called off

12:55pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A MAN was arrested for wasting police time after telling his girlfriend that he had been kidnapped — so he could stay out drinking at a house in Daubhill.

Stolen Breightmet vehicle used in jeweller ram raid

The Bolton News:

5:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A GANG is behind bars after using a Land Rover stolen from Breightmet to ram into a jewellers.

Man in court on murder charge

The Bolton News:

4:09pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN accused of murdering his wife has appeared at Liverpool Crown Court.

Speeding driver raced at 70mph and almost knocked down three people in police chase

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A SPEEDING motorist has been jailed for driving up to 70mph in quiet residential streets and almost knocking over three people as he was being chased by police.

JAILED: Drug dealer who drove at and headbutted his girlfriend

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A DRUG dealer has been jailed for driving at his girlfriend, headbutting her and slamming her head against a car.

Great Lever man accused of raping seven-year-old girl multiple times

The Bolton News: Blackpool Magistrates Court. Picture from Google Maps.

4:43pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A GREAT Lever man accused of the multiple rape of a seven-year-old girl has made his first appearance at court.

Ex-gangster went on 'dodgy' luxury holiday in Mexico

The Bolton News:

8:32am Thursday 21st August 2014

A FORMER gang member booked a "dodgy" luxury holiday to Mexico for £1,600 in a pub, a court heard.

Man charged with murder after woman's body found in garden

The Bolton News:

8:28am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MAN has been charged with murder after a woman’s body was found in a garden.

Drunk man jailed for threatening to cut himself because he was refused entry to Durty Gurty's

The Bolton News:

11:58am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DRUNKEN man has been jailed after he threatened to cut himself with a drink can because he was refused entry into Durty Gurty’s in Bradshawgate.

Greater Manchester Police tops table of investigations into misuse of social media

The Bolton News: The Darlington teenager's home was raided after trying to access Durham Police's computer network

11:42am Wednesday 20th August 2014

GREATER Manchester Police has carried out more investigations into breaches of social media guidelines than any other force in England and Wales.

VIDEO: Motorbike death crash film seen by 70,000 people

The Bolton News:

10:48am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A ROAD safety campaign launched in the wake of a Turton motorcyclist killed following a “simple error” has reached more than 70,000 people.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - August 20, 2014

The Bolton News:

10:10am Wednesday 20th August 2014

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

Tenant threatened to kill takeaway boss in row over water supply

The Bolton News:

10:05am Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN angry tenant threatened to kill a takeaway boss when he refused to turn on the water supply because his restaurant had flooded, a court heard.

VIDEO: Wanted samurai sword suspect is minor celebrity in Hungary

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A WANTED man — who failed to appear in court in Bolton for possessing a Samurai sword — was involved in a high profile court case that caused a national outcry in Hungary.

Man arrested in murder investigation after woman's body found in garden

The Bolton News:

8:56am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman’s body was found in a garden.

JAILED: Man who sold stolen Range Rovers for £50,000

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MAN has been jailed for selling two stolen Range Rovers for more than £50,000.

Man denies plotting to have wife murdered while in prison

The Bolton News: Andrew McGarry

10:03am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PRISONER has denied plotting to have his estranged wife and her friend murdered while he was locked up.

Bolton still one of most expensive places in UK to insure a car

The Bolton News: Area earmarked as hotspot for 'Crash for Cash' scams

8:11am Tuesday 19th August 2014

BOLTON continues to be one of the most expensive places to insure a car — but premiums are expected to fall.

IRA bombing survivor 'thought cannabis plants were tomatoes'

The Bolton News: SAFE INSIDE: tomato plants thrive in a greenhouse – Picture: PA Photo/Thinkstockphotos

2:03pm Monday 18th August 2014

A SURVIVOR of an IRA mortar attack told a court he thought cannabis plants growing in his home were tomato plants.

Teenage bricklayer distraught after thieves steal new moped

The Bolton News:

9:55am Monday 18th August 2014

A TEENAGE apprentice bricklayer was left distraught when his moped was stolen from his garden and later found wrecked.

Farnworth man's inquest will not happen until murder charges have been dealt with

The Bolton News: Marc Jepson

2:29pm Monday 18th August 2014

AN inquest into the death of Marc Jepson cannot go ahead until murder charges have been dealt with, a coroner has said.

Deane yob banned from football matches for punching Wigan fan

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

6:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

A YOB has been banned from going to football grounds for a second time after he was seen by police punching a Wigan fan.

£27,000 benefits cheat claimed she needed frame to walk - but was caught working at B&Q

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

A BENEFITS cheat who claimed £27,450 in disability benefits worked as a cleaner — and was also a shop assistant at B&Q where she had to lift products in and out of trolleys.

Fly-tipper's £1,000 bill for dumping rubbish in Horwich

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

9:51am Saturday 16th August 2014

A FLY-tipper will have to foot a bill of more than £1,000 after dumping waste in Horwich.

JAILED: Dodgy mechanic who was caught in high-speed police chase with baby in car

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A MECHANIC who bought stolen vehicles to strip down for parts tried to escape police in a high-speed chase with his four-month-old baby in his car.

Four men charged with axe robbery

The Bolton News: Worker threatened with gun in armed raid at bookies' shop

1:53pm Friday 15th August 2014

A LITTLE Hulton man has been charged with three others in connection with an armed robbery in which a shop worker was allegedly threatened with an axe.

VIDEO: Burglars caught on CCTV smashing into Little Lever grandmother's house

The Bolton News:

12:09pm Friday 15th August 2014

A GRANDMOTHER is living in fear — after “cowardly burglars” smashed their way into her home with a garden ornament.

25-year-old accused of raping teenager

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

12:03pm Friday 15th August 2014

A TEENAGER was allegedly raped by a 25-year-old, a court heard.

Burnden dad jailed for arranging fake weddings

The Bolton News:

11:40am Friday 15th August 2014

A FATHER has been jailed for pocketing thousands of pounds to arrange two sham marriages.

Dad bitten by police dog 'as he walks home'

The Bolton News:

11:37am Friday 15th August 2014

A DAD-of-four claims he was attacked by a police dog as he walked home from a night out - leaving him with deep wounds on his arm and leg.

Man charged over Little Lever shotgun incident

The Bolton News:

4:40pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A MAN has been charged with possession of a shotgun after police swooped on a garden in a Little Lever.

Daubhill death crash driver to be sued for £300,000

The Bolton News: Sherri Torkington

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A GRIEVING widower is suing a dangerous driver for “unlimited compensation” after a fatal car crash that killed his wife.

Stab trial neighbours admit years of conflict

The Bolton News:

10:54am Thursday 14th August 2014

STEVEN Waring and William Dutton admit they have been involved in a long-running neighbour dispute.

Bolton Wanderers fans warned to behave on trains

The Bolton News: The new Macron sign at the Reebok Stadium.

10:06am Thursday 14th August 2014

BOLTON Wanderers fans are being warned to behave on trains when travelling to and from the Macron Stadium.

Police search Cliff Richard's house in alleged sexual assault investigation

The Bolton News: ROCK RULES: Cliff Richard talks about the rock ’n’ roll years

1:29pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Police are searching a property believed to belong to Sir Cliff Richard in relation to the alleged sexual assault of a boy in the 1980s.

UPDATED: 89-year-old Breightmet war veteran cleared of stabbing neighbour in neck

The Bolton News:

12:14pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A WAR veteran has been cleared of stabbing his neighbour in the neck during a row on their driveways.

Teenager arrested over alleged racial abuse at Bolton Wanderers match

The Bolton News: The new Macron sign at the Reebok Stadium.

5:18pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

BOLTON Wanderers’ stewards have been praised for apprehending a teenager suspected of racially abusing a Bury player.

Suspected condom thief appears in court

The Bolton News: Youngsters get condom wallets in run-up to Valentine’s Day

5:09pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A MAN suspected of stealing condoms from a chemist has appeared in court.

Farnworth man shone light at police helicopter

The Bolton News: GREEN WANDS Police Helicopter chases suspect in Putney

11:05am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A FARNWORTH man who shone a light at a police helicopter will undergo psychiatric reports.

Hunt for robbery suspect

The Bolton News:

9:59am Wednesday 13th August 2014

POLICE continue to hunt for a man wanted in connection with a robbery and for breaching a harassment order.






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