Hallowe'en fundraiser for Jennifer

The Bolton News: James and Graham Edgington

1:38pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A HALLOWE'EN fundraiser for the Jennifer Charity is taking place on Friday evening.

Controversial comic Roy Chubby Brown ready for sold out gig in Bolton

The Bolton News:

10:27am Friday 24th October 2014

CONTROVERSIAL comic Roy Chubby Brown is heading to Bolton with his meatiest show yet.

Cast ready to perform 'stunning' modern version of rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar

The Bolton News:

9:52am Friday 24th October 2014

A THEATRE group’s modern version of a rock opera promises to wow audiences when it opens next week.

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

The Bolton News: Camp Bestival 2014 - Pictures by www.rockstarimages.co.uk

5:39pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

Metal band Weapon UK ready for gig in Bromley Cross

The Bolton News:

2:11pm Monday 20th October 2014

A METAL band which toured the UK with Motörhead is coming to Bromley Cross later this month.

Scrappers to return for second series

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A TELEVISION show which charted the ups and downs of life at a multi-million-pound Bolton scrapyard and its staff is set to return for a second series.

Man dressed as demon 'levitates' in Victoria Square

The Bolton News:

4:19pm Saturday 18th October 2014

BOLTON has an array of statues commemorating the great and the good in its town centre, but another was added to their number on Friday — in equal measure.

How to enter Strictly Learn to Dance

The Bolton News:

3:13pm Saturday 18th October 2014

WITH the ever-popular Strictly Come Dancing back on TV, dance fans in Bolton are being urged to “quickstep” forward for the real thing.

Rated: The best real ales on offer at this year's Bolton Beer Festival

The Bolton News:

11:10am Friday 17th October 2014

A THIRST for the weird and wonderful – the only requirement for an uplifting experience at Bolton Beer Festival.

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

The Bolton News:

8:52pm Thursday 16th October 2014

1. Have a chuckle with an international comedian known for his hawk eye dissections of the absurdities of life. Jimeoin, pronounced Jim Owen, will be at the Albert Halls, Bolton, on Friday night.

Bolton Beer Festival gets underway

The Bolton News:

11:48am Thursday 16th October 2014

REAL ale lovers have begun their annual pilgrimage to the Bolton Beer Festival, which got under way last night.

Little Lever man through to Mastermind semi-final

The Bolton News:

11:46am Thursday 16th October 2014

QUIZ addict Andrew Teale has made it through to the semi-finals of Mastermind — at the third time of trying.

VIDEO: Singer's tribute to dad who needed round-the-clock care

The Bolton News:

10:18am Thursday 16th October 2014

TEENAGE singer Charlotte Shacklady was just four years old when her father suffered a stroke which left him severely disabled.

Bolton at Home tenants produce radio play about 'bedroom tax'

The Bolton News:

9:17am Thursday 16th October 2014

A GROUP of Bolton at Home tenants are preparing to take to the airwaves with a play about issues surrounding the “bedroom tax”.

Cheshire Cats hidden around Bolton

The Bolton News:

12:20pm Thursday 16th October 2014

FAMILIES shopping in Bolton should keep their eyes peeled for Cheshire Cats peering at them.

Horwich director planning sequel to hit ITV drama Prey

The Bolton News: John Simm in Prey

8:48am Wednesday 15th October 2014

HORWICH director Chris Lunt has revealed he is planning a sequel to Prey - as the drama is nominated for five Royal Television Society North West awards.

Sara Cox to host 'sewing bee' for Children in Need

The Bolton News:

3:19pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BOLTON DJ Sara Cox will make a seamless transition from radio to television when she guest hosts a sewing show for Children in Need.

Actor makes gritty film about life on streets of Little Hulton

The Bolton News:

8:31am Tuesday 14th October 2014

AN actor has made his award-winning play set on the streets of Little Hulton into a gritty feature film.

Theatre tribute to tragic Bolton soldier who was shot for desertion

The Bolton News:

8:54am Tuesday 14th October 2014

FREDA Hargreaves was just 16 when she first heard the story of tragic Bolton soldier James Smith.

Houghton Weavers to get Westhoughton's prized civic award

The Bolton News:

8:41am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A POPULAR folk group from Westhoughton is to receive the town’s treasured civic award.

Diana Vickers comedy filmed in Bolton on TV tonight

The Bolton News:

8:36am Tuesday 14th October 2014

FORMER X Factor star Diana Vickers makes her acting debut tonight in new comedy Give Out Girls.

Bolton dance DJ gets his own radio show

The Bolton News:

8:33am Tuesday 14th October 2014

AN up-and-coming dance DJ from Bolton is looking forward to bringing music to the town as he prepares to start his own weekly radio show.

Bavarian night gives punters of taste of forthcoming Bolton Beer Festival

The Bolton News:

9:47am Monday 13th October 2014

REAL ale lovers got a taste for the forthcoming Bolton Beer Festival by raising a glass or two at a Bavarian night.

Chumbawamba star to headline Bolton anti-racism event

The Bolton News:

9:29am Monday 13th October 2014

CHUMBAWAMABA’S Boff Whalley will be in Bolton to headline a Love Music Hate Racism event.

Former Bolton School pupil tells how he broke Scarlett Johansson's heart

The Bolton News:

8:57am Monday 13th October 2014

BOLTON School old boy Andy Paterson told how he broke Scarlett Johansson’s heart.

Bolton Little Theatre holds singalong Sound of Music night

The Bolton News:

11:20am Monday 13th October 2014

A BOLTON theatre was alive with the Sound of Music as fans of the film threw themselves into a fundraising event.

Super-fan with world's largest Doctor Who collection to visit Bolton

The Bolton News:

9:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

IAN O’Brien used to watch Doctor Who with his parents as a child and was ecstatic when they treated him to a yellow Dalek toy.

Girl group Songbirds win X-Factor-style contest

The Bolton News:

11:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

FOUR talented girl group singers were stunned to win an X Factor-style competition which raised more than £1,500 for charity.

Die hard fan lands dream role in Downton Abbey

The Bolton News:

6:20am Saturday 11th October 2014

A DIE-hard Downton Abbey fan is delighted to have landed a role in his favourite programme.

New nightclub opens in Bolton town centre

The Bolton News:

8:07am Friday 10th October 2014

BOLTON’S newest nightspot threw a special launch party as owners hope to breathe life into the town centre.

REVIEW: Early One Morning, Octagon Theatre, Bolton

The Bolton News:

11:03pm Friday 10th October 2014

EARLY ONE MORNING Octagon Theatre, Bolton Until Saturday, November 1

Moving play of tragic Bolton soldier opens at Octagon Theatre

The Bolton News:

4:50pm Friday 10th October 2014

AFTER three years of fighting in some of World War One’s fiercest battles, a soldier from Great Lever was put on trial for his life by his own men.

Theatre group staging rock musical Rent in Bolton for first time

The Bolton News:

4:35pm Friday 10th October 2014

A THEATRE group is staging the town’s first production of Rent — a musical about a group of bohemians in New York City struggling with life, love, HIV and AIDS.

Hacienda DJ Graeme Park to play in Bolton

The Bolton News:

5:18pm Friday 10th October 2014

LEGENDARY Hacienda DJ Graeme Park will be in Bolton in support of mental health charity Mind.

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

The Bolton News: Gaz Beadle from Geordie Shore

5:02pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

Love across the cultural divide: Mixed-faith Bolton couple appear in TV documentary

The Bolton News:

9:38am Thursday 9th October 2014

HAPPY couple Prab and Beth Singh enjoyed not one big day, but two.

Helen Flanagan wants to act Shakespeare

The Bolton News: Instagram/hjgflanagan

9:29am Thursday 9th October 2014

Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” is the line Helen Flanagan has always dreamt of reciting.

Bolton journalism student lands interview with Nicole Scherzinger

The Bolton News:

1:42pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

JOURNALISM student Heather Nelson landed a massive scoop — that was even read by the prime minister.

£500-a-day needed to keep Victoria Hall open

The Bolton News:

12:56pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

FOR more than a century, the Victoria Hall has been at the heart of life in Bolton.

Hollywood blockbuster starring Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver being shot in Horwich

The Bolton News:

3:07pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A HOLLYWOOD blockbuster starring Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver is currently being shot in Horwich.

Children's fiction award shortlist announced at Bolton School

The Bolton News:

6:02pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THE shortlist for Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2015 has been announced at a launch ceremony at Bolton School girls’ division.

Helen Flanagan signs deal with tabloid

The Bolton News: Helen Flanagan in animal cruelty protest

5:47pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

BOLTON model and actress Helen Flanagan has signed up to be a regular contributor with a tabloid newspaper.

Thousands expected at Play Expo computer games event this weekend

The Bolton News:

5:43pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THE huge Play Expo computer and video games event will take place this weekend.

Tickets for Grease selling like lightning ahead of show in Bolton

The Bolton News:

5:09pm Monday 6th October 2014

A YOUNG and talented cast is hard at work perfecting their electrifying dance moves and hand jives for an upcoming show.

Geordie Shore's Gaz Beadle heading back to Bolton nightclub

The Bolton News: Gaz Beadle from Geordie Shore

5:01pm Monday 6th October 2014

A POPULAR face from reality television show Geordie Shore will return to a Bolton nightclub this weekend.

Coronation Street actress Georgia May Foote lands 'dream come true' modelling contract

The Bolton News:

4:55pm Monday 6th October 2014

CORONATION Street’s Georgia May Foote has landed a deal with a modelling agency.

Why Bolton is becoming a popular setting for shooting TV dramas

The Bolton News:

11:24am Monday 6th October 2014

WHEN the cast of BBC Two series Peaky Blinders set foot in Le Mans Crescent, it was not the first time a director was eager to capture the town as the backdrop to their story.

Farnworth dramatist launches acting classes to ensure theatre is not just for privileged

The Bolton News:

10:03am Friday 3rd October 2014

FARNWORTH dramatist Jim Cartwright is launching actor training classes in response to fears that only those people from privileged backgrounds can pursue a career in theatre.

Bollywood star to perform in Bolton

The Bolton News:

7:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

EXCITEMENT is mounting as fundraisers prepare to welcome a world famous Bollywood singer to Bolton.

Drumming and dancing as Black History Month is launched in style

The Bolton News:

4:25pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE world-changing achievements of African people were celebrated in spectacular style as Black History Month was launched.

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