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Entertainment

COMIC: Paddy McGuinness

Paddy McGuinness takes a slice of the American dream

GROUP: Dramatic Action

Bolton at Home residents stage play tackling hate crime at Octagon Theatre

PLUCKY: Mia Thompson with the Bethel Crowd juniors cast

Brave 11-year old actress appearing in James Bond spoof in Westhoughton with broken leg

ANGER: Helen Wood

1,100 complaints after Bolton's Helen Wood says fellow Big Brother housemate looks like 'rapist and murderer'

Helen Wood

Former Big Brother winner Brian Belo quits show after row with Bolton's Helen Wood

FARCE: Paula Jennings, as Brooke Ashton, James Dutton, as Garry LeJeune, and Charlotte Cornwell, as Dotty Otley Picture: Ian Tilton

The show must go on as actress injures herself on stage at the Octagon

The third Doctor Who played here by Tom Field and a Cyberman

Heroes come to town at Bolton sci-fi fair

Finalist Nicola Crompton (left)

Quizzers take on 'The Beast' from The Chase at Mecca Bingo in Bolton

PARADE: Residents take part in Atherton carnival

Carnival fever hits Atherton

Visitors at the Bolton Parish Church open day

Vintage car show and tours of the tower at Bolton Parish Church open day

LIVE BROADCAST: Mark Radcliffe

Free tickets available for live broadcasts at festival featuring Bolton-born DJ Mark Radcliffe

WRITER: Matt Cain

Bolton novelist and former Channel 4 News entertainment reporter Matt Cain writes 'glamorous sexy thriller'

The new-style Lotto will have 59 rather than 49 balls

10 extra balls to be added in National Lottery revamp

RETURN: Helen Wood

Bolton's Helen Wood back in Big Brother house

TOAST: Steve and Anne Simms celebrate their award

One of Bolton's smallest ale houses is named 'pub of the season' by CAMRA

EURO POP: Basshunter will be in Bolton tonight

Swedish dance star Basshunter to perform at new student night in Bolton

GIG: Clean Bandit

Clean Bandit to play gig for 3,000 dance music fans in Horwich

POET: Hovis Presley

Night of poetry and music to celebrate life and work of Bard of Bolton Hovis Presley

SKILL: A member of the stunt team shows off their tricks

Pictured: Thousands of cyclists enjoy Skyride in Bolton town centre

Paddy McGuinness

Paddy McGuinness reveals he turns down 70 per cent of the work he is offered

MUSIC HISTORY: Bolton filmmaker Mike Todd

Bolton filmmaker's story of rap music's great lost album to hit cinemas

Peter Kay reveals driving test woes on Alan Car's Chatty Man

Peter Kay reveals driving test woes on Alan Carr's Chatty Man

An earlier mod event

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

LOVE ISLAND: Joshua Ritchie

Bolton sunbed and gym fan Joshua Ritchie ready for lust-fuelled summer on ITV show Love Island

DANCE: Monica Ballani with Krishna Temple Girls who performed a Bollywood dance

400 people take part in Strictly Bollywood event

Seven-year-old Brooklyn Knox.

Meet the seven-year-old who has already earned £2,000 from acting and modelling

TOUR: Grant Thresh

Bolton actor and dancer appearing in final dates of musical phenomenon Wicked

STAR: Bolton entrepreneur Hilary Devey is the star of a new TV show that sees business bosses step down and let their staff take over the reins

Hilary Devey is Running the Shop in new TV show

Lee Bolton in a still from The Real Space Invaders, which was filmed in Bolton and inspired by the classic computer game

Aliens from classic computer game Space Invaders attack Bolton in new short film

Boarders at the newly expanded skate park in Bolton town centre

New £30,000 mobile skate park to be unveiled in Bolton on Tuesday

Passengers on board vintage buses at Moor Lane bus station

Shoppers relive the good ol' days on vintage buses in Bolton town centre

The crowd rocks out at Boltfest in Queens Park

REVIEW: Successful first Boltfest combines rock 'n' roll with family fun

FLASHMOB: Dancers from the Theatre Dance Studio take part in a flashmob for Bolton Hospice

VIDEO: Shoppers watch as dance 'flash mob' hits Market Place

Boltfest is taking place this weekend in Queens Park

Boltfest - Full list of acts and set times

Blackrod Scarecrow Festival — Minions from Despicable Me

Darcy Lever to host its first scarecrow festival

SPEECH: Danny Boyle at the opening of HOME

WATCH: Danny Boyle welcomes long-awaited HOME opening

ON AIR: From the left — Iain Massington, radio guest, Ann Burns, Bolton at Home, Lynn Cullen, Bolton at Home, Dave Greenhalgh, radio DJ, Vanessa Herring, volunteer, Pete Hopkinson, volunteer and Martin Ellison, DBBC

Johnson Fold Community Radio back on the air for sixth live broadcast

FESTIVAL FEVER: The first Boltfest will take place this weekend

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this bank holiday weekend

TRANSPORT: Bolton Interchange

Hear Dave Spikey recount memories of town on historic Bolton bus

Odeon cinema, Bolton, October, 1969

7 old photos of Bolton that show an era when there was a cinema on every street corner

FIGHTER: Jarreau Benjamin as boxer Len Johnson

Award-winning play coming to Bolton will tell story of boxer's fight against racism

BLOWN AWAY: Harry Styles and Liam Payne inspect the miniature sculpture by talented Bolton artist Hedley Wiggan

One Direction star Harry Styles 'blown away' by Bolton artist's miniature pencil sculpture

One Direction star Harry Styles

Pencil shipped from Bolton to LA to give to One Direction star Harry Styles

Maxine Peake's song, Loathsome Dave, about David Cameron

Listen: Maxine Peake records 'Loathsome Dave' song about David Cameron

POWER:  Craig Prince in last year's competition.

Bolton Strongman contest to return at new venue this summer

TRICKS: Lorenzo Carcione, aged 15

VIDEO: Young Bolton magician Lorenzo, 15, hoping to be next Dynamo

Bolton traffic and travel update – Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Bolton traffic and travel update – Tuesday, May 12, 2015

ACTOR: Neeraj Pathak

How the heir of a multi-millionaire Bolton food empire left the business to become an actor

VIRAL: Gary the Concerned Kitten who has eyebrows — the next Grumpy Cat?

Bolton's 'confused' cat is butt of jokes on Have I Got News for You

PUBLISHED: Cath Cole's book Home from Home about cadet nurses in the 1960s was written using her life experience as a junior nurse at Royal Bolton Hospital

Bolton nurse's novel set in fictional town of Farnton - a mixture of Farnworth and Bolton

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