10:02am Tuesday 21st April 2015
A BOLTON psychologist believes going for lunch with your neighbours could be the key to combatting a worrying condition which is on the rise — loneliness.
8:33am Tuesday 21st April 2015
LITTLE Abigail Taylor might not have caught a fish for her dinner — but her classmates enjoyed a "fishing expedition" to the local supermarket to find out how food ends up on their plate.
2:38pm Monday 20th April 2015
CHESSMASTERS showed they had the right moves to impress one of the game's biggest fans.
12:08pm Monday 20th April 2015
YOUNG people are being inspired to achieve not just inside the classroom but during their life after school.
Former pro cricketer from Blackrod who was 'no good at school' is now a teacher and published author in America
8:17am Monday 20th April 2015
PUBLISHED author Stephen James Speak returned to his old school to add to the library's collection.
7:41am Monday 20th April 2015
LEARNING to swim can be daunting enough — so imagine how tough it must be if you are deaf.
12:15pm Thursday 16th April 2015
YOUNGSTERS at Blackrod Church school took part in Onesie Wednesday to raise money for charity.
6:01am Thursday 16th April 2015
THOUSANDS of parents in Bolton will be celebrating today with almost nine in ten children being accepted into their chosen primary school.
5:33pm Thursday 16th April 2015
YOUNG people proved they were made of the write stuff when they swapped their classroom for the newsroom.
8:01am Thursday 16th April 2015
YOUNG masterchefs from Bolton found themselves under the watchful eye of a former Royal Chef as they showcased their culinary skills.
7:58pm Wednesday 15th April 2015
PROTESTERS gathered outside the Octagon Theatre as the University of Bolton held a function there.
1:35pm Tuesday 14th April 2015
THE University of Bolton must apply the “basic rules of justice” regarding two sacked staff members, according to a prominent borough politician.
11:20am Tuesday 14th April 2015
THESE talented young people have cheered and danced their way from high school to representing their country in an international championship
10:02am Tuesday 14th April 2015
PARENTS and members of the public are being invited to take part in an "education question time" event being held in Bolton this week.
1:29pm Tuesday 14th April 2015
WILDLIFE lovers turned butterfly detectives as they took to the great outdoors.
10:02am Tuesday 14th April 2015
A PETITION calling for black history to become a compulsory part of the curriculum for primary school children may have failed to reach the magic 100,000 — which would have forced the issue to be discussed in parliament — but it is still a key subject on school timetables in Bolton.
7:02am Monday 13th April 2015
THESE bright young things could not wait until the end of the Easter holidays to go back to school.
12:22pm Monday 13th April 2015
NIMBLE-FOOTED youngsters hopped, skipped and jumped to be crowned gymnastics champions after wowing judges with a spellbinding routine.
4:43pm Monday 13th April 2015
TEACHER Beatrice Connor found herself being sent to Siberia.
12:34pm Sunday 12th April 2015
THE University of Bolton has taken to the tracks as its Ginetta-Nissan LMP3 made its debut in the first race of the new European Le Mans season.
1:51pm Thursday 9th April 2015
THERE will be no ham sarnies and cheese strings in these youngsters' packed lunches — for they have been digging deep to grow their own school dinners.
11:35am Thursday 9th April 2015
GRADUATES and staff have been celebrating the success of the University of Bolton’s first intern programme.
University of Bolton only one in the North West to pay the new recommended living wage — and above average in closing the gender pay gap
11:03am Saturday 4th April 2015
THE University of Bolton is the only higher education institution in the North West to pay the new living wage, new figures show.
8:36am Thursday 2nd April 2015
A NEW programme to help students on to the career ladder kicked off this week.
8:21am Thursday 2nd April 2015
THEY may only be at primary school but these youngsters are already published poets — and they DO know it.
10:47am Wednesday 1st April 2015
A PRIMARY school celebrated a milestone in its history by throwing a birthday party.
4:23pm Tuesday 31st March 2015
COMPUTER whizz kids know to put safety first when they go online.
12:46pm Tuesday 31st March 2015
STANDARDS are on the up at a school which was found to be "failing to give its pupils an acceptable standard of education".
8:45am Tuesday 31st March 2015
WHEN it comes to finding out what the media is all about year five at Tonge Moor Primary School is more than a match for the average experienced journalist, writes Bolton News columnist Angela Kelly.
12:36pm Monday 30th March 2015
A PROTEST was staged outside the University of Bolton in anger at the sackings of two members of staff.
12:04pm Monday 30th March 2015
IT is not unusual for youngsters artwork to be displayed on their classroom wall — or on the fridge at home.
9:49am Monday 30th March 2015
BOLTON College's modern campus is proving to be the inspiration for a new further education college in Romania.
12:21pm Sunday 29th March 2015
STUDENTS from Farnworth hit the airwaves to record a radio advert.
11:50am Friday 27th March 2015
A SCIENCE experiment proved to be a piece of cake — quite literally.
2:52pm Thursday 26th March 2015
PUPILS at St Andrews in Over Hulton were given permission to skip school — in aid of two worthwhile causes.
6:02am Wednesday 25th March 2015
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a £40 million student village right next to the historic Le Mans Crescent have been met with widespread opposition from campaigners, councillors and the town's civic trust.
7:05pm Wednesday 25th March 2015
YOUNG entrepreneurs from Bolton and the surrounding area went head to head in a Dragon’s Den style event organised by the charity Young Enterprise.
3:04pm Monday 23rd March 2015
WHAT do you call a bread roll? Is it a barm cake, a bap, a cob or a bun? What about a flour cake or oven bottom?
6:02am Friday 20th March 2015
PARENTS have rallied to the defence of Bolton College's nursery — after the government's education watchdog found it was inadequate.
University chief appointed as deputy to Lord Lieutenant — the Queen's representative in Greater Manchester
8:25am Wednesday 18th March 2015
PROFESSOR George Holmes — Vice Chancellor of the University of Bolton — has been appointed as a deputy to the man who represents the Queen in Greater Manchester.
4:29pm Tuesday 17th March 2015
A MOVING tribute to the 81 Old Boys of Bolton School who lost their lives in World War One.
3:50pm Tuesday 17th March 2015
THE first of five concerts to showcase the musical talents of youngsters from across Bolton was held on Monday evening.
2:48pm Tuesday 17th March 2015
JUGGLING his new television programme, family life and fundraising, Bolton presenter Vernon Kay is as busy as ever.
11:35am Tuesday 17th March 2015
YOUNGSTERS in Breightmet were so disgusted by the amount of litter outside their school that they asked teachers if they could take action.
2:45pm Tuesday 17th March 2015
THERE were no short circuits at Sharples Primary School as pupils learned what it is like to work as an engineer.
2:58pm Monday 16th March 2015
ASTRONOMERS could be stargazing through Bolton's first observatory as soon as this summer.
1:48pm Monday 16th March 2015
THEY are the cutest new additions to Devonshire Road Primary School.
1:25pm Monday 16th March 2015
YOUNG Einsteins enjoyed a show with a difference.
1:10pm Monday 16th March 2015
AMBITIOUS Bolton College apprentices have shown they have the drive to succeed.
5:20pm Sunday 15th March 2015
A HUGE gala concert was held to celebrate a landmark Bolton School anniversary.