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Farnworth

OPENING: Cyril the Squirrel joins Bolton Hospice shops supervisor Michelle Pidd and trustees Grace Hopps and Graham Yardley as they cut the ribbon on the new Farnworth charity shop

Bolton Hospice opens its 10th charity shop

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INCIDENT: Ye Olde Three Crowns

Mother dramatically cleared of blinding woman in stiletto attack at pub

CRASH: Firefighters from Farnworth and Leigh rescued the man (Photo: Carl Haslam)

Driver cut free from car after horror crash

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Leaking pipe is fixed in Farnworth

Leaking pipe fixed in Farnworth

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THROWBACK: Social media is awash with people's retro photographs

We want your retro photographs for Throwback Thursday

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Police were called after a schoolgirl, aged 14, was knocked down on her way to school

Schoolgirl, 14, knocked down on way to school

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SHOP: Farnworth Market is open three days a week

Farnworth Market to close for good after plans to run private market fall through

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FIFTH GENERATION: Lola-Grace

Happy families across a century

FESTIVE: Councillors Jean Gillies, Asif Ibrahim and Noel Spencer with Father Christmas and his elves

PICTURES: Farnworth Christmas lights switch-on 2015

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WANTED: Adam Walker

Man wanted by police on suspicion of drugs offences

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AWARD: Area Manager, Jerry Nevin, left, presented Stephen Aldred licensee of the Bradford Arms, Farnworth, with his Best Newcomer certificate

Best newcomer award for Farnworth pub

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FESTIVITIES: Kearsley Festival Group member Stephen Tonge with the 30ft Christmas tree ready to be lit up at Kearsley Mount Methodist Church

Everything you need to know about Kearsley Christmas lights switch-on 2015

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CLOSURE: The remainder of Farnworth Market will be knocked down but pop-up stalls have now proved "financially unviable"

Nail in the coffin for Farnworth Market as closing date announced

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FIRE: Guy Fawkes is already on top of the bonfire at Farnworth Cricket Club

Farnworth Cricket Club bonfire goes 'back to basics' after years of burning fat cat bankers and other famous faces

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The popular chip shop and cafe was destroyed by a huge blaze in May

Former Farnworth chippy and pub to be rebuilt after fire

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PLANS: Farnworth Veterans Club could be converted into a dental surgery treating up to 400 patients a day

Plans to turn former Farnworth Veterans Club into a dental surgery treating 400 patients a day

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VIEW: The new Tyrers depot in Farnworth as seen from the back window of a house on Conway Street.

70 residents sign petition as travel firm parks 26 coaches on land behind their streets

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PRESENTATION: Susan Stevens and Shaun Croston

200th anniversary of Battle of Waterloo marked St John's Church in Farnworth

FAMILY: Gemma Price and partner Dean Turnball, with their daughter Sorrelle, who has been diagnosed with leukaemia.

Friends raise £2,000 for hospital ward in honour of baby girl with leukaemia

Firefighters called to van blaze close to Farnworth primary school

Firefighters called to van blaze close to primary school

St Gregory The Great Roman Catholic Church

Historic church to be demolished

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ARCTIC: Gary Rolfe has explored 21,500 polar surface miles with dogs in Arctic Canada and Greenland (picture: Jennifer Elcomb)

Farnworth cricketer on life living in the the Arctic Circle

Farnworth Leisure Centre.Since the new swimming pool has opened the amount of people swimming there has risen.
Pics of people enjoying the pool.Children during a lesson.
Picture by Richard Holton Newsquest(Bolton) ltd Copyright 26th August,2015
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Refurbished leisure centre making a splash as scores venture to revamped facility

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ANIMAL: A fox spotted in Farnworth

Caught on camera — urban fox spotted in Farnworth

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Two arrested as stolen van crashes after police chase

Two arrested as stolen van crashes after police chase

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Bolton Council granted summons to move on Farnworth travellers

Bolton Council granted summons to move on Farnworth travellers

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PROJECT: The ongoing work at the Farnworth tunnels site

Huge boring machine set to arrive at Farnworth tunnels site as work gathers pace

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TUNEFUL: Georgina Murray with members of Golden Voices at Age UK, Farnworth

Farnworth choir's bid to tackle loneliness among elderly people

A woman was pulled to safety after being trapped in a house fire

Woman pulled to safety from front room window after house fire

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Toni Rimavicius and her daughter, Ava-Mai Whenlock, aged two, with Tesco first aider, Ronnie Walker, at Tesco in Longcauseway, Farnworth

Supermarket security guard hailed as a hero after helping save toddler's life in Farnworth Tesco

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SUPERHERO: Farnworth carer Rachel Gorse

Farnworth mum-of-four hoping to be named country's best dementia carer

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SHED: The outside of the Andy Walker's prize-nominated shed

Farnworth man's garden retreat could be named 'shed of the year'

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The smaller of the Farnworth tunnels, which has been strengthened with concrete before work on the larger tunnel begins.

PICTURED: New images reveal how Farnworth tunnel project is progressing

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The minibuses, belonging to Premier Minibuses, that were set on fire at a compound in Farnworth. Picture: Naz Ali

UPDATED: Minibuses used by disabled schoolchildren set on fire in Farnworth

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DISREPAIR: Bolton Council has planned a £409,000 resurfacing of Plodder Lane in Farnworth

Bolton Council to spend £409,000 resurfacing 530-metre stretch of pothole-strewn Plodder Lane

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The police cordon at the scene of the rape, near the junction of Park Street and Rawson Street, Farnworth

UPDATED: Woman raped after leaving Farnworth pub

INQUEST: Foster Gee

Motorcyclist died after suffering 'horrendous injuries' in Farnworth crash — but 'had not been driving dangerously'

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VICTIM: The quick-thinking woman chased off the flasher by spraying de-icer in his face

'I thought he was going to attack me' - Farnworth woman's terror as she scares off flasher by spraying de-icer in his face

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Craig Durham.Photo by Steve Holt, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd., Monday September 11, 2006.  (16486476)

Family of tragic Farnworth barber welcome extra cash to prevent suicides in Bolton

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Moses Gate Country Park

13-year-old boy falls 20ft from tree swing in Moses Gate Country Park

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Youths set fire to bins in Farnworth

Youths set fire to bins in Farnworth

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CHEERS: Beatrice and Bert Whitehead from Farnworth celebrate 65 years of marriage

Farnworth couple celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

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INSPIRATIONAL: Singer-songwriter Jess Barlow

Farnworth teenager who battled bulimia and depression and attempted to take her own life is now aiming for a music career after releasing her first song on iTunes

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TRAGIC: Craig Durham

Tragic barber was told he could face life in prison two days before he hanged himself

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ART: One of the pictures from the Zac’s Youth Bar art exhibition of Mother Teresa and handprints

Youngsters' art to be auctioned off in shopping centre to raise money for 'youth bar'

Resident Denise Bridgford who is annoyed about the yellow lines

Bolton Council bows to pressure from car dealership over yellow lines on 'mad' road

FACE OF FARNWORTH: Trevor Wyatt

Family's suspicions over Farnworth PCSO's death confirmed at inquest

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Bolton Crown Court

Masked knifeman jailed after revealing his name in 'bizarre' care home incident

CLASS ACT: Head of Mount St Joseph School Paul Roach with pupils

Bolton headteacher to help raise standards in other schools

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The Operetta Company of Farnworth

Choir appeals for statue of patron saint of 'lost things'

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