Bradshaw street party raises £1,000 for hospice - and dads get cream pies in face

The Bolton News:

8:37am Saturday 30th August 2014

RESIDENTS on a street in Bradshaw raised nearly £1,000 for Bolton Hospice — by throwing their own party.

Care home warned to make urgent improvements

The Bolton News:

8:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

A CARE home has been warned that it must make urgent improvements after an inspection.

Bolton's first colour run starts tomorrow

The Bolton News:

9:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

CARERS will be taking part in the town's most colourful fundraising event in aid of Bolton Hospice.

Question Time-style debate about massive healthcare changes on Tuesday

The Bolton News: Car parking costs set to rise at the Royal Bolton Hospital

9:23am Friday 29th August 2014

THE Bolton News will chair a Question Time-style debate on radical proposals to shake up hospital care.

Life after stroke: how Little Lever support group helps survivors and carers get back on track

The Bolton News:

8:36am Friday 29th August 2014

STROKE. A word many of us associate with trauma or a time when a loved one’s health was changed forever.

Doctor lost 6 stone to inspire her patients

The Bolton News:

9:05am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A BOLTON GP who lost six stone to help inspire her patients to keep their weight down has been crowned Woman of the Year at Lostock Slimming World.

Friend of 'inspirational' tragic cancer mum has her head shaved

The Bolton News:

8:47am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A FRIEND of tragic cancer sufferer Lesley Bostock has raised nearly £4,000 in her memory by shaving her hair.

Daughter's skydive to help lung cancer dad

The Bolton News:

9:03am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A WOMAN whose father is battling lung cancer has raised £3,000 for Bolton Hospice — and will jump from 10,000 feet in aid of the charity.

Young arthritis sufferer develops app to help children battling the condition

The Bolton News:

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A TWENTY-YEAR-OLD arthritis sufferer is putting his tech skills to the test help other youngsters living with debilitating condition.

Royal Bolton Hospital fails stroke targets and recruits new consultant

The Bolton News: The Royal Bolton Hospital

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN “UNACCEPTABLE” number of stroke patients are not being assessed quickly enough at the Royal Bolton Hospital, according to monthly figures.

Bolton nurses achieve a national first as they now carry out revolutionary eye injections

The Bolton News:

9:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

NURSES at Royal Bolton Hospital are among the first in the country to carry out eye revolutionary injections on patients.

Blind motorist swaps four wheels for two

The Bolton News:

8:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

A VISUALLY impaired motor enthusiast who lost his driving licence because of he lost his sight will soon be back on the road — when he replaces four wheels with two.

Claire optimistic over new cancer statistics

The Bolton News:

8:16am Thursday 21st August 2014

A CANCER survivor has welcomed the news that death rates for some of the UK’s most common cancers have fallen.

Warning as Bolton population predicted to hit 300,000 in 20 years

The Bolton News: BUSY DAY Crowds enjoyed browsing the stalls in the bank holiday sunshine

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE population of Bolton will top 300,000 in the next 20 years — placing a greater strain on cash-strapped health and social care services.

Pensioner bikes 50 miles the day before his 83rd birthday

The Bolton News:

9:28am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A KEEN bike rider cycled more than 50 miles for charity — the day before his 83rd birthday.

Children may have to travel out of Bolton to have teeth removed

The Bolton News: Worcester second cheapest place in the county to visit a private dentist

9:49am Tuesday 19th August 2014

CHILDREN may have to travel out of Bolton to have teeth removed — due to changes in theatre space at the Royal Bolton Hospital.

Specialist dementia care home opens in Bolton

The Bolton News:

8:17am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A specialist dementia care unit has opened after Bolton was given £1 million of government funding to improve care in the town.

'Back Royal Bolton's bid to become super hospital', says top doctor

The Bolton News: Car parking costs set to rise at the Royal Bolton Hospital

12:09pm Monday 18th August 2014

AN internationally acclaimed doctor and his team are urging people to back the Royal Bolton in radical hospital proposals.

Mum who lost seven stones in 18 months will take on half marathon

The Bolton News:

12:01pm Monday 18th August 2014

A FINANCE officer who lost seven stones in just 18 months is hoping to inspire other mums by running a half marathon.

Halliwell mum shaves off long hair for charity

The Bolton News:

3:58pm Monday 18th August 2014

A MUM from Halliwell has proved she is “brave to shave” after chopping off her long hair for charity.

Iraqi teenager wants to repay UK by becoming doctor

The Bolton News:

3:42pm Monday 18th August 2014

TEENAGER Hana Barzinji wants to repay the UK as a doctor — after fleeing her wartorn homeland at the age of four.

Art studio for mental health patients opens in Bolton town centre

The Bolton News:

11:16am Saturday 16th August 2014

AN art studio for mental health patients has officially opened its doors.

Heart transplant saves Darcy Lever dad's life

The Bolton News:

11:55am Friday 15th August 2014

A MONTH ago, Michael Taylor’s future was bleak.

15 new nurses arrive from Spain and Portugal

The Bolton News:

10:20am Thursday 14th August 2014

THE Royal Bolton’s latest nursing recruits from Spain and Portugal have arrived — and will start work at the hospital next week.

One of Bolton's oldest residents dies at 103

The Bolton News:

9:45am Thursday 14th August 2014

ELIZABETH Bradshaw was born two years before the Titanic sank and vividly recalled the moment the Allies had won World War One.

Traditional Gujarati folk dance night helps cancer charity

The Bolton News:

4:32pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A LOCAL community group has raised £3,425 for Cancer Research UK through music and dance events.

Friendship and fun event raises £5,000 for Bolton Hospice

The Bolton News:

4:24pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A CHARITY event based on the theme of friendship and fun raised more than £5,000 for Bolton Hospice.

Family pays tribute at funeral of brave cancer mum

The Bolton News:

9:36am Wednesday 13th August 2014

FRIENDS, family and Bolton Hospice staff members said farewell to a brave mum-of-two who lost her five-year battle with cancer.

Dementia campaigner sets up worldwide helpline for patients

The Bolton News:

9:17am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A DEMENTIA campaigner has helped set up a worldwide helpline for newly diagnosed patients to get advice from others who live with the disease.

Grandmother celebrates raising £6,500 for Diabetes UK

The Bolton News:

11:29am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A FUNDRAISING grandmother held an evening of thanks to all the people who have helped her raise more than £6,500 over the last two years in memory of her late husband.

Bolton Cricket Club gets defibrillator

The Bolton News:

11:27am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A BUSY Bolton sports club is the latest venue to receive a life-saving defibrillator – thanks to fundraisers and the Bolton ICD Support Group.

The Breightmet 3-year-old who could die from forgetting to breathe in her sleep

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE parents of a three-year-old girl who forgets to breathe in her sleep have spoken of the terror of almost losing her seven times.

Beer cans and wine bottles should have health warning, says top Bolton doctor

The Bolton News:

8:24am Tuesday 12th August 2014

HEALTH warnings on beer cans and wine bottles would educate the public about the harm of drinking, according to a leading Bolton consultant.

Thousands sign up to save lives

The Bolton News:

8:08am Tuesday 12th August 2014

MORE than 2,500 people have Signed Up To Save Lives.

Tributes to 'inspiring' cancer battler

The Bolton News:

12:15pm Monday 11th August 2014

THE devastated family of cancer battler Lesley Bostock have paid tribute to the “brave and inspiring” mother-of-two.

Bolton's hosting of British Transplant Games 'will be very difficult to beat'

The Bolton News:

9:50am Monday 11th August 2014

BOLTON’S hugely successful hosting of the British Transplant Games will be “very difficult to beat” — according to event organisers.

Hundreds take part in Bolton News Donor Run

The Bolton News:

9:43am Monday 11th August 2014

HUNDREDS of people laced up their running shoes and headed to Leverhulme Park to take part in a special run to celebrate the life-changing effects of organ transplants.

Hospital's financial recovery under threat as A&E visitors continue to rise

The Bolton News: The accident and emergency department at the Royal Bolton Hospital

9:33am Monday 11th August 2014

THE number of people visiting the accident and emergency unit at Royal Bolton Hospital continues to rise – threatening its financial recovery.

Aspirin sales rocket 500 per cent at Bolton shop

The Bolton News: Aspirin: 'It's not a sweetie, it's a medicine'

9:16am Monday 11th August 2014

ASPIRIN sales have rocketed by 500 per cent at a Bolton shop since scientists revealed it could reduce the risk of cancer.

Bolton Hospice hoping for full house at first ever 'colour run'

The Bolton News:

9:32am Monday 11th August 2014

BOLTON Hospice is hoping for a full house at its first ever “colour run” thanks to the support of Mecca Bingo staff.

British Transplant Games - Day 3

The Bolton News:

11:50am Saturday 9th August 2014

Live updates from day 3 of the British Transplant Games in Bolton.

British Transplant Games get into full swing

The Bolton News:

9:02am Saturday 9th August 2014

THE British Transplant Games got into full swing with hundreds of athletes competing in 13 different sports across Bolton.

Breightmet Elvis impersonator helps raise £1 million for children's cancer charity

The Bolton News:

8:39am Saturday 9th August 2014

A SHY plasterer turned Elvis impersonator has helped raise £1 million to launch a new children’s cancer charity.

Man almost dies eating curry - 10 years after his sister died the same way

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

A FOOTBALL coach suffered a life-threatening allergic reaction after tasting an Indian takeaway containing peanuts — 10 years after his sister died from eating a curry.

British Transplant Games - Day 2

The Bolton News:

11:28am Friday 8th August 2014

Live updates from day 2 of the British Transplant Games in Bolton.

Bolton Hospice's £850,000 funding shortfall

The Bolton News:

9:51am Friday 8th August 2014

BOLTON Hospice is calling on commissioning bosses to lift an eight-year funding freeze — which has seen the institution lose out on £850,000.

'Support your hospital in same way you would support football team', says doctor

The Bolton News:

9:44am Friday 8th August 2014

ONE of Bolton’s leading doctors is calling on residents to get behind their hospital - just like they would their favoutrite football side.

Bromley Cross heart transplant dad hoping for success in British Transplant Games

The Bolton News:

9:42am Friday 8th August 2014

A DAD-of-two who owes his life to a heart transplant is preparing for a starring role in this weekend’s British Transplant Games.

Hundreds watch British Transplant Games opening ceremony in Victoria Square

The Bolton News:

9:12am Friday 8th August 2014

HUNDREDS of people packed into Victoria Square to welcome The British Transplant Games to Bolton with a sparkling opening ceremony.

British Transplant Games kicks off in Bolton

The Bolton News:

9:00am Friday 8th August 2014

THE British Transplant Games kicked off in style — with archers targeting glory and snooker players potting for gold.

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