Harper Green teenager in national beauty contest final

The Bolton News:

9:54am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A YOUNG Farnworth girl is hoping to outshine the competition at a national beauty queen event.

11-year-old boy bitten by poisonous snake while playing football in Farnworth

The Bolton News:

8:29am Saturday 19th July 2014

A VENOMOUS snake bit an 11-year-old boy - leaving him in agony - as he played football near his home in Farnworth.

Murder trial date set after death of Farnworth dad

The Bolton News: Police running out of time to quiz Farnworth murder suspects

9:31am Saturday 19th July 2014

THREE people accused of involvement in the death of Farnworth dad Marc Jepson have appeared before a judge at Manchester Crown Court.

Farnworth man wins right to appeal over blunt weapon attack in row over rent arrears

The Bolton News: JAILED: Mohammed Nazir

2:05pm Friday 18th July 2014

A FARNWORTH man — jailed for attacking two of his landlord nephew's tenants at a Bolton property — has won the right to fight his conviction at the Court of Appeal.

Blackmailer threatened to burn down Farnworth jeweller's home

The Bolton News:

7:21am Friday 18th July 2014

A BLACKMAILER told a jeweller that if he did not pay him £1,300 he would burn his house down.

Farnworth burglar used pram to steal from home

The Bolton News: The Aston Martin Silver Cross Surf pram

9:44am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A BURGLAR who used a pram to carry his spoils from a burglary at a house has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.

Service marks the beginning of new era at St Peter's in Farnworth

The Bolton News:

2:27pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

PEOPLE of all ages were invited to a family service at St Peter’s CE Primary School in Farnworth.

UPDATED: Farnworth fatal stabbing 'could have been self-inflicted'

The Bolton News:

9:32am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A GRANDMOTHER arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed as police investigate whether her husband died from self-inflicted injuries.

Yobs smash up buses in £60,000 rampage through Bolton

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

TEENAGE yobs went on a rampage causing £60,000 of damage by jumping on the rooftops of buses and smashing windows “like it was a party”.

Farnworth delivery driver stole TV

The Bolton News: Hundreds of city staff to get Royal Mail shares

10:56am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A DRIVER stole a TV that he was supposed to be delivering to a customer.

Wanted Farnworth man arrested

The Bolton News:

10:44am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A FARNWORTH man who was wanted over an attempted car theft has been arrested.

Farnworth cyclists take on 500-mile 'Tour de Tesco' ride

The Bolton News: Tour de France cyclists ride through Silsden

9:01am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A TASTE of the Tour de France is coming to Farnworth.

In pictures: Farnworth teddy bears' picnic

The Bolton News:

11:10am Tuesday 15th July 2014

VISITORS going down to Highfield School were sure of a big surprise — bears of all shapes and sizes were gathered for the teddy bears’ picnic.

UPDATED: Man found stabbed to death in Farnworth house

The Bolton News:

11:16am Monday 14th July 2014

A MURDER investigation has been launched after a 73-year-old man was found stabbed to death at a house in Farnworth.

Farnworth Syria activist arrested in sex assault and child porn probe

The Bolton News:

5:41pm Thursday 10th July 2014

AN activist who led several aid convoys from Bolton to Syria has been arrested on suspicion of having child porn and sexually assaulting a teenager.

Wedding guests battered pregnant woman and elderly couple after being told to 'keep the noise down'

The Bolton News:

2:24pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THREE guests launched a "repeated and sustained assault" on a pregant woman and an elderly couple after they were asked to keep the noise down at a wedding reception.

Cousin vows to continue fight after brave Stoneclough mum loses battle with cancer

The Bolton News:

9:34am Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE cousin of brave Natalie Poole has vowed to continue raising awareness for cervical cancer after the mum-of-one lost her fight with the disease on Saturday.

Dave Spikey opens Farnworth arts and literature festival

The Bolton News:

2:21pm Monday 7th July 2014

FARNWORTH comedian Dave Spikey heralded a new chapter in the life of Harper Green School – by opening its first arts and literature festival.

Photos tell story of Farnworth woman who once darned Bolton Wanderers players' socks

The Bolton News:

10:02am Friday 4th July 2014

A PENSIONER who once washed and ironed kit and darned socks for Bolton Wanderers’ top footballers will score highly with shoppers visiting a shopping centre pop-up museum.

Farnworth man creates flat pack World War One tank

The Bolton News:

12:20pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

FIRST there was flat pack furniture, then came the flat pack house, and now, thanks to a prop designer from Farnworth, there is a flat pack World War One tank.

VIDEO: Flash mob hits Market Place shopping centre

The Bolton News:

3:32pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

SHOPPERS were taken by surprise when a flash mob burst into a dance performance in Market Place shopping centre.

Farnworth jeweller had to move family after getting threatening note at shop

The Bolton News:

9:53am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A JEWELLER relocated his family after a threatening note demanding cash was posted under security shutters at his shop.

Extra maths lessons for kids in Farnworth

The Bolton News:

3:46pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

EXTRA maths lessons are adding up for primary school children in Farnworth.

Farnworth retirement home 'has no long-term prospects'

The Bolton News: From left, residents left to right are, Jeffery Amos, Tommy Lyons, Frank Holt and Anne Berry

9:27am Monday 30th June 2014

PEOPLE living at a retirement home fear for their future after being told the property has no long-term prospects.

Warburton's driver 'raises' funds by doing TWO Ironman triathlons in ONE month

The Bolton News: Warburton's driver 'raises' funds by doing TWO Ironman triathlons in ONE month

6:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

AN Ironman is pushing himself to the limit by competing in two of the mammoth challenges within weeks to raise funds for a Bolton charity.

What a dump - residents' fury over rubbish dumped on council-owned land

The Bolton News: Rubbish dumped at Greenland Road, Farnworth

10:00am Friday 27th June 2014

PILES of waste dumped on council-owned land in a secluded beauty spot has still not been cleared up nearly two months after concerned residents told the local authority about the problem.

Farnworth man's brush with death as falling tree narrowly misses him in Lake District

The Bolton News: Farnworth company director Lewis Walch poses next to the huge oak branch that crashed down feet from his car

1:33pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A LUCKY motorist has told how he had a narrow escape after coming within seconds of being crushed by a falling tree branch as he visited a Lake District beauty spot.

Community garden plan to improve troubled Farnworth estate

The Bolton News: PC Ian Roby and PCSO Claire Lindop at the site of the proposed new community garden

8:14am Wednesday 25th June 2014

POLICE plan to give residents in Farnworth a boost by transforming a piece of land into a beauty spot following action to rid the area of crime and nuisance neighbours.

Farnworth Market traders help boy with agonising skin condition realise his dreams

The Bolton News: Fundraiser Jonathon Ward  with Rhys Williams at Farnworth Indoor Market

8:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

GENEROUS market traders raised more than £1,300 to help a brave young boy living with an agonising skin condition complete his bucket list.

UPDATE: Farnworth man accused of causing East Lancs Road death crash remanded in custody

The Bolton News: Aaron Tulsa Jones, aged 19, and Amy Hobson, aged 22, who were killed in the East Lancs Road crash.

8:20am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A FARNWORTH man has appeared in court - charged with causing the deaths of a young couple who were killed in a horror crash on the East Lancs Road.

'Stupid idiot' drove after drinking five pints

The Bolton News: Become official beer taster for Oddbins

11:18am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A MOTORIST who drove after drinking five pints of lager was told he was a “stupid idiot”, by magistrates.

Family reunited with long-lost war letters

The Bolton News: The Hanson family, from left, grandson David, Naomi, aged 24,  wife Angela, and Eleanor, aged 27

9:38am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A FAMILY is to be reunited with letters written by their war medic grandfather after an appeal in The Bolton News.

Farnworth gets its first literature festival

The Bolton News: Dave Spikey

6:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

COMEDIAN Dave Spikey and famous authors will be in Farnworth next month for the town’s first Literature and Arts Festival.

Farnworth man inherits bundle of World War One letters - and now he wants to reunite them with the sender's family

The Bolton News: Graeme Knott with the bundle of letters

10:32am Thursday 19th June 2014

A FARNWORTH man is hoping to reunite the family of a war medic with his letters from World War One.

Angry neighbours blast council amid claims that football teams are littering a Farnworth park

The Bolton News: Litter is said to be left by football teams at Doe Hey Park

10:31am Tuesday 17th June 2014

NEIGHBOURS are calling for Bolton Council to punish football teams that leave litter when using a popular park.

Farnworth newlyweds' honeymoon nightmare in Cuba

The Bolton News: Wesley and Heather Dyson back home with their passports

9:25am Monday 16th June 2014

A NEWLYWED couple’s honeymoon ended in turmoil when the bridegroom had to fly back alone after being ordered to pay £4,000 to replace a broken television.

Farnworth academy 'needs improvement' but is being 'steered in the right direction'

The Bolton News: Coffee time

10:02am Monday 16th June 2014

BOLTON’S newest sponsored academy school has been found to require improvement, according to Ofsted.

'Britain's toughest pub' reopens - as a Farnworth supermarket

The Bolton News: "Britain's toughest pub" reopens - as a Farnworth supermarket

9:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

THE former site of "Britain’s toughest" pub has been given a new lease of life, after being re-opened as a supermarket.

Amazing owl finally returns home after it was missing for more than a week

The Bolton News: Andrew Ridyard with his pet owl

11:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

A BARN owl that “flew the nest” has been returned home — after it spent days fending for itself around Bolton.

Farnworth man accused of endangering aircraft

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

12:50pm Saturday 7th June 2014

A FARNWORTH man has been charged with endangering an aircraft.

Warning after hidden camera found on Farnworth cash machine

The Bolton News: A cash machine with a plastic strip attached above the screen, containing a hidden camera. The lens hole has been circled

4:34pm Friday 6th June 2014

POLICE are warning people to be extra vigilant and aware of hidden cameras when withdrawing cash from ATM machines.

Four people in court over Marc Jepson death

The Bolton News: Victim Marc Jepson

12:31pm Friday 6th June 2014

FOUR people charged in connection with the death of father Marc Jepson have appeared in court.

Brother's fight night in memory of Farnworth wrestler who killed himself

The Bolton News: Nate Travis puts fellow wrestler Matthew Brooks in a “camel clutch”

11:28am Thursday 5th June 2014

NATE Travis is set to make his debut in the ring — in memory of his wrestler brother.

Farnworth house crash driver hands himself in to police and apologises

The Bolton News: CLOSE: A car ploughs into a house in Harper Green Road, Farnworth

6:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

THE driver of a car that ploughed into a Farnworth house while a family was sitting outside has handed himself in to police.

'Monster' threatened to stab pregnant girlfriend

The Bolton News: Preston Crown Court. Picture from Google Maps.

11:01am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A "MONSTER" boyfriend put his former partner through a terrifying ordeal of assaults and harassment, a court heard.

Farnworth man who starved dog back in court for smashing window

The Bolton News: Farnworth man who starved dog back in court for smashing window

9:43am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A FARNWORTH man who starved a dog so badly it had to be put down has appeared in court again for criminal damage.

Farnworth parents help others face tragedy of stillbirth

The Bolton News: With the cheques are, from left, Kelly Morris, aged 15, Ben Hesketh, aged 16, Wendy Travis, community midwife, Channy Patel, Paula Holmes-Patel, Midwife Liz Whitehead, Midwife and Tom Ainscow, aged 16

9:10am Wednesday 4th June 2014

PARENTS inspired by the memory of their baby son have helped comfort other couples who have suffered the devastating loss of a child during pregnancy.

Family 'inches from death' as car ploughs into their house

The Bolton News: CLOSE: A car ploughs into a house in Harper Green Road, Farnworth

4:47pm Monday 2nd June 2014

A YOUNG family were “inches from death” when a car ploughed into their home.

UPDATED: Driver flees after car crashes into Farnworth house

The Bolton News: The wrecked house in Harper Green Road, after a driver smashed a car into it and fled.

9:01pm Sunday 1st June 2014

A CAR has crashed into a house in Farnworth.

Barn owl still missing despite several sightings

The Bolton News: Andrew Ridyard with his pet barn owl

12:22pm Saturday 31st May 2014

A BIRD lover is growing increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of his barn owl.



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