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University of Bolton wins award praising high standard of food on offer for students

The Bolton News: SUCCESS: The University of Bolton catering team celebrate

1:37pm Friday 22nd May 2015

CATERERS experienced the sweet taste of success.

Students celebrate Africa Day 2015 with fashion and music

The Bolton News: AFRICA DAY: From the left are students Benathi Giwetyana and Phezisa Tshezi

12:46pm Friday 22nd May 2015

FASHION and music collided in spectacular style to celebrate Africa Day at Bolton College.

'Deliberate' fire rips through garage on former college campus site

The Bolton News: The old Bolton College campus site in Horwich

9:23pm Monday 18th May 2015

A FIRE ripped through a college outbuilding after arsonists deliberately set fire to timber.

Students show their wild and beautiful side in spectacular show

The Bolton News: GREEK BEAUTY: Natasha Eckersley, aged 18, with her Medusa themed look

9:02am Monday 18th May 2015

A WILD and wonderfully vintage spectacular show took to the catwalk as Bolton College's annual beauty showcase made a dazzling return.

Kids have to go to another school to eat while gas is cut off

The Bolton News: LUNCHTIME FUN: Sannah Nisar 11 from St John's CE Primary, Kearsley dines with lunchtime guest  Brooke Conway aged 5.

7:02am Tuesday 12th May 2015

A SCHOOL isn't cooking with gas — but pupils needn't worry.

Turton School gets Duke of Edinburgh award accreditation

The Bolton News: CERTIFICATE: From left: Pam Sleigh, operations officer for Duke of Edinburgh, Sam Gorse, headteacher, Owen Hughes, chair of governors, Clive Searle, head of geography.

9:41am Monday 11th May 2015

MORE young people will be embarking on an adventure after Turton School become a Duke of Edinburgh accredited centre.

University's intern programme gives students an introduction to the world of work

The Bolton News: CAREER SUCCESS: Fozia Uddin, the University of Bolton's partnerships relations manager, models a set of samples put together by art and design intern Katie Bamford, at the interns' reception

9:16am Monday 11th May 2015

GRADUATES and staff have been celebrating the success of the University of Bolton's first intern programme.

Parents parking on double yellows outside Sharples Primary School are 'putting pupils' lives at risk'

The Bolton News: PARKING: PCSOs Steven Best and Helen Thoburn with campaigners

7:03am Thursday 7th May 2015

PARENTS are once again being asked to put children’s safety first and park safely away from the gates of a Bolton primary school.

School buries time capsule containing USB stick and copy of The Bolton News

The Bolton News: TIME CAPSULE: Wates Construction Manager Gavin Davis, , Eden Boys School Principal Shabir Fazal and pupils Abdul-Hakeem Atcha, Amaan Khan and Aakil Mohmed burying the time capsule. credit:

4:05pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

THE development of a £10 million pound school was officially marked with the burial of a time capsule.

Young apprentices get a foothold on the career ladder

The Bolton News: HIGH FLYING CAREERS:Jackie Thorpe (KBL office manager,centre) with Hannah Doherty, aged 19, and Jack Bryan, aged 20.

11:09am Tuesday 5th May 2015

AFTER being made redundant from his telesales job, Jack Bryan has embarked on an exciting career in the world of law.

Engineers of the future have designs on success

The Bolton News: YOUNG ENGINEERS: Laslo Petrovics (9) and Firdaws Adam (9) at St Matthews School, Halliwell working on their model cars.

2:58pm Monday 4th May 2015

YOUNG people at St Matthew's CE Primary School in Halliwell proved they had designs on success in a special day to introduce them to science, technology, engineering and maths — the STEM subjects.

Headteacher calls on school funding to be made a top priority — and multinational companies to pay their fair share

The Bolton News: HEAD: Phil Hart

6:00pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

THE headteacher of a Bolton secondary school has called for a fair tax system to ensure multinational companies pay "due taxes".

Maxine Peake backs campaign to reinstate sacked University of Bolton employees

The Bolton News: PROTEST: University of Bolton

5:58pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

ACCLAIMED actress Maxine Peake is backing a campaign to re-instate two sacked University of Bolton employees.

Young artists have designs on success

The Bolton News: MODEL PUPILS: Some of the winning pupils and their models from the left are Billy Currid, Kyle Armitage, Tanzeel Ahmed, Muzzammil Kathrada and Vrittika Patel all aged 11.

12:00pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

ARTISTIC youngsters were crowned winners in competition to celebrate diversity.

Bolton College 'requires improvement', says Ofsted

The Bolton News: Bolton College

7:02am Saturday 2nd May 2015

BOLTON College has been told it "requires improvement" by Ofsted inspectors.

Deep clean at primary school after sickness bug outbreak

The Bolton News: BUG: Sacred Heart School

4:02pm Friday 1st May 2015

A PRIMARY school is to undergo a deep clean over the bank holiday weekend after children were struck down with a sickness bug.

Big hearted youngsters create a copper mountain to help victims of the Nepalese earthquake

The Bolton News: MOUNTAINOUS EFFORT: St Peter's Primary, Farnworth.School council raising funds for the Nepalese earthquake. (Left to right)Addison Whalley, aged eight, Morgan Oliver, aged 10,William Carr, aged 10, Marcus Waite, aged 11, Kai Nerry, aged 7, Rachel Bob-Manu

10:12am Friday 1st May 2015

YOUNGSTERS touched by the tragedy caused by the devastating Nepalese earthquake "coppered up" to help the survivors.

BBC boss Peter Salmon tells Bolton students 'don't let people stop you following your dreams'

The Bolton News: DUO: Peter Salmon with Gordon Burns

11:11am Thursday 30th April 2015

THE boss of MediaCity Peter Salmon attributes his curiosity for his rise to the top.

University of Bolton rated 120th in the country - out of 126

The Bolton News: LIVING WAGE: University of Bolton

8:02am Wednesday 29th April 2015

THE University of Bolton has been placed bottom of the North West universities league tables.

Acclaimed Bolton musician Jordan Allen returns to old school to treat pupils to a dinner time with a difference

The Bolton News: STAR: Jordan Allen, ex Bolton School pupil performed at the school for pupils. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest Ltd, Tuessday April 21, 2015 (23831414)

7:55am Wednesday 29th April 2015

IT is not often that youngsters are treated to a live music gig during their dinner time break — but that is exactly what happened at one school in Bolton when acclaimed musician and former pupil Jordan Allen returned to see his old teachers.

Whole year at Daubhill primary school given iPads

The Bolton News: iPADS: Daniyal Ditta and Mailah Khan both aged 11.

5:41pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

PRIMARY school children have been given their own iPad to help them take their learning "anywhere anytime".

Young musicians rock in Battle of the Bands competition

The Bolton News: BAND CHAMPS: Young ruin (Left to righT): Giorgio Arnetoli (18), George Ewell (18), Ben Thornley (Old Boy, judge), Chris Jones (Old Boy, judge), Malcolm Smith (judge), Sara Crompton (16), Sam Critchlow (18)

9:43am Tuesday 28th April 2015

YOUNG musicians rocked when they took to the stage to compete in a battle of the bands.

Protest against sackings at university

The Bolton News: PROTEST: Students and union members campaigning against the sacking of the Markeys from the University of Bolton

3:03pm Monday 27th April 2015

STUDENTS and staff gathered in Victoria Square calling for the reinstatement of Damien and Jennifer Markey, who were sacked for allegedly leaking information to the press about the vice-chancellor George Holmes.

Young masterchefs prepare for their future

The Bolton News: MASTERCHEF:Naomi Robinson, aged 11, with her finished dish

10:27am Monday 27th April 2015

IT could be scene out of Masterchef, chefs feeling the heat as guests are seated waiting in eager anticipation for a delicious and freshly prepared meal.

'Panic' over sacked university lecturers

The Bolton News: Professor George Holmes, Vice Chancellor of The University of Bolton. (12620905)

8:03am Saturday 25th April 2015

STUDENTS at the University of Bolton have called for sacked staff to be reinstated — saying their dismissal is leading to "to a state of panic and concern" over their education.

Bolton is 'one of the most unsafe towns in the country for students'

The Bolton News: LIVING WAGE: University of Bolton

7:04am Friday 24th April 2015

UNIVERSITY chiefs have criticised a report which named Bolton as one of the top 10 most unsafe places for students.

Could year eight pupil become next Great British Bake Off star?

The Bolton News: WINNER: Isobel “Issy” Plant,

7:23am Friday 24th April 2015

YOUNG masterchef Isobel “Issy” Plant was crowned the Bolton School Bake Off Champion.

Young gardeners sow the seed for Tatton Flower Show

The Bolton News: GREEN FINGERS: Dylan Brindle 10.

3:12pm Friday 24th April 2015

EVERYTHING is coming up roses for the young gardeners at St Catherine's CE Primary School.

School wins battle to get new lollipop lady

The Bolton News: LOLLIPOP LADY: Kelly Davies gets a warm welcome to her new post by Cllr John Byrne and some of the children

8:03am Thursday 23rd April 2015

A PRIMARY school has won its fight to have its lollipop lady reinstated.

Bailiff comes calling at Bolton primary school

The Bolton News: BAILIFF: Haydn Washington with Subhan Khalid, aged 10, Foran Pandya, aged nine, Zara Dillon, aged 10, and Lewis Grimshaw, aged 10, and year five teacher Farah Atcha.

8:17am Thursday 23rd April 2015

BAILIFFS raided a Bolton school this week — not to repossess pupils' laptops but to teach them about saving and spending.

PICTURED: Bolton College hairdressing students' amazing new styles for 2015

The Bolton News: FINAL TOUCHES: Ready to take to the catwalk

7:44am Thursday 23rd April 2015

TOMORROW'S stylists proved they were a cut above when they showcased their creative flair in a spectacular catwalk show.

Ambitious campaign launched to provide bursaries for one in three pupils at Bolton School

The Bolton News: CELEBRATIONS: Four former Heads returned to Bolton School: Jane Panton, Margaret Spurr, Alan Wright and Gill Richards

7:29am Thursday 23rd April 2015

BOLTON School — one of the country's leading schools — has launched an ambitious campaign to provide one in three pupils with financial support to keep alive the legacy of its founder.

Children grow their own fruit and vegetables in school allotment

The Bolton News: GREEN-FINGERED: Phoebe Horrigan-Eaton, aged five

10:59am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

INTEREST in cultivating fruit, vegetables and plants is growing with youngsters at a Horwich primary school.

Feeling lonely? Go for a 'Big Lunch', says Bolton psychologist

The Bolton News: Feeling lonely? Go for a 'Big Lunch', says Bolton psychologist

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.

Children fish for information at at their local supermarket

The Bolton News: FRUIT: Lilly Rosevere, aged four, chooses the healthy option,

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.

Chess should be taught in all schools, says Bolton politician

The Bolton News: CHESS:Gracie Gammack, aged eight, enjoys a game of chessI

2:38pm Monday 20th April 2015

CHESSMASTERS showed they had the right moves to impress one of the game's biggest fans.

Bright futures await young people at Harper Green School

The Bolton News: MADE UP: Nicole Longworth (left) applies special effects make-up to Kelcea McDonald at the media make-up workshop delivered by Salford City College.

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

The Bolton News: BACK IN BOLTON: Author Stephen Speak with pupils (from left )Nathan Mayor aged 13, Owen Moss aged 12 and Sam Little aged 12.

8:17am Monday 20th April 2015

PUBLISHED author Stephen James Speak returned to his old school to add to the library's collection.

Deaf youngsters learn swimming with help from sign language savvy instructor

The Bolton News: SIGN LANGUAGE: Joanne Walker-Wilton from Tiddlers Swim School in the pool with the youngsters.

7:41am Monday 20th April 2015

LEARNING to swim can be daunting enough — so imagine how tough it must be if you are deaf.

Youngsters wear onesies to school and create Facebook video of their day

The Bolton News: ONESIES: Sam Meighan aged eight, Noah Addison aged nine, Calum Cunliffe aged eight, Oliver Murphy aged 10, Faye Badowski aged seven and Farrah Owen aged eight, and Katy Fordham, aged nine, and Emily Armstrong, aged six at the front

12:15pm Thursday 16th April 2015

YOUNGSTERS at Blackrod Church school took part in Onesie Wednesday to raise money for charity.

Majority of parents get child into chosen school — but more than 100 miss out

The Bolton News: Kings Langley residents invited to school's open day

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.

Budding young journalists win trip to The Bolton News and Macron

The Bolton News: SPORTS REPORTERS: Young award-winning journalists visit The Bolton News

5:33pm Thursday 16th April 2015

YOUNG people proved they were made of the write stuff when they swapped their classroom for the newsroom.

Students cook up a storm at Young Chef competition

The Bolton News: YOUNG MASTERCHEFS: Madison Hackett and Sol Mitchell of Canon Slade School

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.

Union members protest outside University of Bolton function at Octagon Theatre

The Bolton News: CAMPAIGN: Protesters outside the Octagon Theatre

7:58pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

PROTESTERS gathered outside the Octagon Theatre as the University of Bolton held a function there.

Labour MP joins protest over university sackings

The Bolton News: PROTEST: Labour candidate David Crausby with union protestors

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.

Kearsley Academy pupils to represent UK in European Cheerleading Championships

The Bolton News: Emma Wilkinson aged 16 jumps above the other members of Group Kinetics cheerleaders. (23129936)

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

Your chance to quiz local politicians about free schools

The Bolton News: QUESTION TIME: MP Yasmin Qureshi

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.

On the hunt for rare butterflies in Bolton

The Bolton News: BUTTERFLY DETECTIVE: Butterfly hunter Luke Garforth (7) pictured at the Environmental Resource Centre Bolton, where a butterfly count was held

1:29pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

WILDLIFE lovers turned butterfly detectives as they took to the great outdoors.

Black history is 'a valuable part of curriculum' in Bolton

The Bolton News: Black History: Danielle Rogers, aged 17

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.

Bolton primary school opens during Easter holidays - and super-keen kids are queuing to get in

The Bolton News: KEEN: Gaskell Primary School throws open its gates to children who can't wait until the end of Easter holidays to get back to school

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.

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