Kearsley man charged with stealing from murdered teenager's grave

The Bolton News: Andrew Holland

9:50am Thursday 24th April 2014

A KEARSLEY man charged with stealing ornaments and a soft toy from a grave has appeared before magistrates.

Missing Prestons cash 'was never found'

The Bolton News: Prestons of Bolton

7:52am Thursday 24th April 2014

TENS of thousands of pounds allegedly stolen by a former employee of Prestons of Bolton have never been recovered, a court heard.

Fall in violent crime is linked to alcohol price increase, say Bolton health experts

The Bolton News: Violent crime numbers have fallen

8:38am Thursday 24th April 2014

BOLTON health experts have backed claims that the long-term fall in violent crime is partly due to the increase in alcohol prices.

Trusted Prestons employee 'stole £30,000 from jeweller'

The Bolton News: Prestons of Bolton

9:06am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A THIEF staged his own gold rush at a Bolton jewellers by stealing almost £30,000 from his employers, a court heard.

UPDATED: Car park cabin destroyed in arson attack

The Bolton News: The cabin at the car park off Breightmet Street that was destroyed in an arson attack.

9:39am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN arsonist destroyed a car park office.

15-year-old girl 'was raped while she played on XBox'

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

1:24pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TEENAGE girl was raped as she played on a computer games console, a court heard.

Widower was 'stabbed to death by prolific meat thief'

The Bolton News: Steven Butterworth

1:13pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A RECENTLY-widowed man was murdered by a prolific meat thief, a court heard.

Bolton's most wanted - April 23, 2014

The Bolton News: WANTED: Shaughan Boardman

9:46am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

EACH week police appeal for readers’ help tracing wanted criminals in Bolton.

Speeding driver caught doing 85mph - outside a school

The Bolton News: Lying drivers punished for trying to dodge speeding fines

6:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A SPEEDING driver was clocked travelling at 85mph in a 30mph zone outside a school.

UPDATE: Girl, 15, seriously ill with head injuries after she is hit by car

The Bolton News: Girl, 15, seriously ill with head injuries after she was hit by a car

10:00am Monday 21st April 2014

A TEENAGE girl is fighting for her life after she was mown down while out with her family.

UPDATE: Road re-opened after teenage girl airlifted to hospital following crash

The Bolton News: Girl seriously hurt in crash

11:30am Sunday 20th April 2014

A TEENAGE girl has been airlifted to hospital after being seriously hurt in a crash.

Mother slapped baby and dropped him on the floor, court hears

The Bolton News: Coffee time

8:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

A YOUNG woman was seen by shocked passers-by repeatedly slapping her baby son across the face and then dropping him on to the pavement, a court heard.

Banned driver jailed for getting behind the wheel

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

6:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

A BANNED driver caught behind the wheel in Daubhill — hours after a serious crash took place — has been jailed.

Drunk father banned from contacting his ex wife and his own father

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A DRUNKEN man is behind bars after harassing his ex-wife and partner.

6-year-old boy could be scarred for life after dog attack in Daubhill pub

The Bolton News: Dog attack victim Mckinley Worthington shows his scars

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A BOY could be scarred for life after a dog attacked him while he was at a pub with his family.

Widow's prayers for driver who killed her husband

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

10:57am Friday 18th April 2014

A WIDOW says she is praying for the driver who caused the death of her husband in a car crash.

Gang attacks babysitting grandad

The Bolton News: Lewes teenagers questioned over attempted break-in at Brighton flat

3:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A GANG of three men hit a grandad over the head and attacked him while he was babysitting.

Harry Hankinson - one of the UK's most prolfic shoplifters - 'may be a kleptomaniac'

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

7:16pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ONE of the country’s most prolific shoplifters may suffer from kleptomania, an illness that causes him to steal, a court has heard.

Wanted: 'Blight on society' robber

The Bolton News: Wanted man: Jason Wilding

4:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A ROBBER previously branded a “blight on society” when he was jailed is at large.

Horwich engineers stole air vents from flats 'to cover what they were owed in wages'

The Bolton News: Manchester City Magistrates Court. Picture from Google Maps.

12:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

TWO ventilation engineers stole six air vents worth £2,400 while working on a block of flats.

Police advice youngsters how to 'stay safe' over Easter

The Bolton News: Ass Ch Con Garry Shewan

12:36pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POLICE are advising young people on how to stay safe over Easter.

Thousands sign petition calling for man who starved dog to be jailed

The Bolton News: Animal welfare staff were shocked by Fly’s emaciated appearance

9:47am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THOUSANDS of people have signed a petition calling for a dog owner who starved his lurcher to death to be jailed.

Police crackdown on rogue traders

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

9:42am Wednesday 16th April 2014

LANCASHIRE police joined forces with trading standard teams to take action against rogue traders.

Bolton's most wanted - April 16, 2014

The Bolton News: WANTED: Gareth Wrigley

9:28am Wednesday 16th April 2014

EACH week police appeal for readers’ help tracing wanted criminals in Bolton.

Bolton RUFC teaches players about hate crime

The Bolton News: From left, rugby team players Chris Cockton and Tony McLaughlin with Eraina Smith, safeguarding officer, and Jon-Paul Hardman, senior chairman, at Bolton Rugby Union Club’s campaign against Hate Crime

9:23am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A RUGBY club is showing the red card to hate crime by educating players and coaches about abuse.

Bus accident wrecked my life, says pensioner

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A PENSIONER had to have her leg amputated after she was hit by a double decker bus, a court heard.

Kearsley social club worker faked burglary

The Bolton News: Kearsley Social Club

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A SOCIAL club worker who reported a bogus burglary to the police has avoided jail.

Horse rustlers try to steal ponies

The Bolton News: The two ponies Ellie and Pip

11:57am Tuesday 15th April 2014

WOULD-be horse rustlers failed in a bid to steal two ponies — after cutting a metal fence around a Blackrod field.

Young dad told to stay off cannabis

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

11:27am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD dad has been told to stay off cannabis for the sake of his sick father and young son.

Drunk owner couldn't stop dog attacking international power weightlifter

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A GERMAN shepherd dog attacked an international power weightlifter and his girlfriend after its drunken walker could not control its lead, a court heard.

Money launderer jailed for role in £28 million cigarette smuggling scam

The Bolton News: Money launderer Waleed Mohyi

11:50am Monday 14th April 2014

A MONEY launderer from Great Lever has been jailed for his part in a £28 million cigarette smuggling conspiracy.

Cannabis plants found growing under the stairs at house in Horwich

The Bolton News: Lewes teenagers questioned over attempted break-in at Brighton flat

6:02pm Monday 14th April 2014

OFFICERS found cannabis plants growing under the stairs and in the loft when they raided a house in Horwich yesterday morning.

Warning over fake Scottish banknotes in Horwich

The Bolton News: Why can't I spend Scottish notes in Wallasey?

4:46pm Monday 14th April 2014

POLICE are warning Horwich businesses to be on the lookout for fake Scottish £50 notes.

Jilted ex forces boyfriend knocks love rival out cold - then boasts about it

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

9:19am Monday 14th April 2014

A JILTED boyfriend punched his love rival and then boasted to his former partner that he had “knocked him out cold”.

Breightmet crack and heroin dealer jailed

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

9:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A DRUG dealer who was caught selling heroin and crack cocaine on the streets of Bolton has been jailed.

Thieves steal from murdered teenager's grave

The Bolton News: Joan Holland at the graveside of her son, Andrew

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

THE devastated mother of a murdered teenager has spoken of her heartache after thieves stole tributes from her son’s graveside.

Wanted: serial flasher who exposed himself 10 times

The Bolton News: Suspected flasher

3:19pm Friday 11th April 2014

A PROLIFIC flasher is being hunted by police.

Suspected burglar charged after £14,000 cash and guns theft

The Bolton News: Police - zxc

10:44am Friday 11th April 2014

A SUSPECTED burglar has been charged with stealing firearms and cash worth £14,000 in a break-in at a home in Westhoughton.

Man on drugs took child with him while stealing food

The Bolton News: WANTED: Darren Leack

9:46am Friday 11th April 2014

A WANTED man who was on drugs had a child with him while stealing food from Asda.

Town centre takeaway warned: 'Sort out problems or get shut down'

The Bolton News: The Food Factory in Bradshawgate

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A TOWN centre takeaway has been warned that it could be shut down following a catalogue of police call-outs after closing time.

Toddler 'left for dead' by hit and run driver

The Bolton News: Safa Ally has recovered after suffering cuts and bruises in a hit and run incident

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

THE family of a toddler knocked down by a hit-and-run driver say they feared she was dead as she lay in the road.

Warning as men try to lure young girls into cars

The Bolton News: POLICE in Atherton want your help in tackling crime.

3:32pm Thursday 10th April 2014

POLICE have issued a warning to parents after girls were approached by men in cars in two separate incidents in Bolton.

Child prostitution charges dropped

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

2:52pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CHARGES have been dropped against a man accused of being involved in the prostitution of a child.

Jealous ex attacked love rival with hammer

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

10:03am Thursday 10th April 2014

A JEALOUS ex lover broke into his former partner’s home and launched an attack on her boyfriend with a hammer.

After Dark bouncer loses licence after town centre 'scuffle'

The Bolton News: After Dark in Nelson Square

9:25am Thursday 10th April 2014

A MAN has lost his licence to work as a doorman in the town centre after he was involved in a scuffle.

Bolton's most wanted - April 9, 2014

The Bolton News: WANTED: Stuart Callis

9:40am Wednesday 9th April 2014

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

M61 crash driver released on bail

The Bolton News: Traffic congestion on M61 at Four Lane Ends

4:14pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A LORRY driver arrested after a crash on the M61 has been released on bail.

Motorist avoids jail after being caught drink-driving twice in two weeks

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

9:55am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A MOTORIST who was caught drink-driving twice within two weeks has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Crime drops after police crackdown at troubled Farnworth estate

The Bolton News: PC Ian Roby wants to gain the trust of residents

9:37am Wednesday 9th April 2014

CRIME on Farnworth’s Campbell Court estate has plummeted after a major police crackdown.

Drug dealer's brother 'paid rent by watering cannabis plants'

The Bolton News: NEXT MOVE: An Ammanford mum-of-four with an 18-year cannabis habit is looking to 'get on with her life' after being arrest twice inside a week.

6:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A DRUG dealer set up a cannabis farm in the house he had lent to his brother, a court heard.




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