Thieves steal £1,000 mountain bike from Horwich garage

The Bolton News:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

THIEVES stole a £1,000 mountain bike after breaking into a garage — while the owner was at home.

Poppies delivered to shops and schools in Horwich

The Bolton News: Poppy on black background (8861656)

3:36pm Saturday 18th October 2014

POPPIES are being distributed to shops, schools and churches in Horwich ahead of Remembrance Day.

Teenager 'lucky to be alive' after suspected arson attack on Horwich house

The Bolton News:

8:50am Friday 17th October 2014

A BOY is lucky to be alive after a suspected arson attack on a Horwich house, fire chiefs said.

Horwich couple win good neighbour award for helping cancer sufferer

The Bolton News:

9:37am Friday 17th October 2014

A kind-hearted couple have been recognised as champions of their local community.

Tennis-loving Horwich teenager to be ball girl at ATP World Tour finals

The Bolton News:

2:53pm Friday 17th October 2014

A YOUNG tennis fan from Horwich has been selected to be one of 30 ball kids at this year’s Barclays ATP World Tour finals.

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.

Horwich youngster competes in athletics event for partially sighted kids

The Bolton News:

8:54am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A youngster from Horwich was one of a 100 disabled children to enjoy the UK’s biggest athletics event for partially sighted schoolchildren.

Horwich school's 'save the planet' day

The Bolton News:

8:39am Tuesday 14th October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN at a Horwich primary school went green for the day to highlight how they can help the planet.

Cyclist's death sparks safety campaign in Rivington

The Bolton News:

9:20am Monday 13th October 2014

THE death of a cyclist in a motorbike crash has sparked the launch of a hard-hitting road safety campaign in Rivington.

Horwich ladies evening raises £550

The Bolton News:

8:52am Monday 13th October 2014

THE Mayoress of Horwich has raised more than £550 for five local charities at a ladies’ evening.

Tributes to Bolton mum who died climbing Everest

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a loving Bolton wife and mother whose trip to Mount Everest ended in tragedy.

£10,000 for tragic baby Lagan's foundation

The Bolton News:

11:51am Friday 10th October 2014

A COUPLE who turned heartbreak to hope for other families when they started a charity in memory of their baby daughter have been given a £10,000 Big Lottery grant to help “heart” families.

Rivington and Blackrod High School wins gold Investors in People award

The Bolton News:

1:26pm Friday 10th October 2014

RIVINGTON and Blackrod High School is committed to the development and wellbeing of its staff — and that’s official.

Views of Rivington? Not according to local residents

The Bolton News:

9:12am Thursday 9th October 2014

ADVERTS have been posted online for a controversial Blackrod housing development which residents claim are confusing potential buyers.

Horwich schoolkids become chefs for the day

The Bolton News:

9:08am Thursday 9th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS became chefs for the day after enrolling at a special academy.

Mayor of Horwich gives £100 to Bolton West Stroke Association

The Bolton News:

3:35pm Thursday 9th October 2014

TOWN Mayor of Horwich Cllr Richard Silvester handed over a cheque for £100 to Bolton West Stroke Association, which meets at Horwich Resource Centre every Thursday afternoon.

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.

Horwich designer to feature in TV show after revamping stranger's kitchen

The Bolton News:

10:17am Monday 6th October 2014

AN aspiring Horwich designer is to feature in a primetime BBC show after revamping a stranger’s kitchen.

Rivington and Blackrod kids learn management-speak

The Bolton News:

9:55am Monday 6th October 2014

YOUNG people at Rivington and Blackrod High School are on track to be the leaders of the future as they learn how to embrace and overcome challenges — including viewing “exams as friends”.

Horwich tennis fan's ball girl dream

The Bolton News:

10:24am Saturday 4th October 2014

TENNIS-mad Holly Clarke is hoping to net a place on court with the world’s best players.

Special badminton star died during sterilisation operation

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

A BADMINTON star who competed in the Special Olympics died during a sterilisation procedure — which she had asked for.

Tit-for-tat entertainment invites as Bolton and Chorley squabble over Horwich residents' affections

The Bolton News:

10:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

HORWICH residents have been invited for a night out over the border— as the rivalry between Bolton and Chorley councils continues.

Power Rangers, planes and wedding crashing: Blackrod man completes his 'selfie with a stranger' challenge

The Bolton News:

9:41am Friday 3rd October 2014

HE’S taken selfies with Power Rangers outside Buckingham Palace, thousands of feet in the air above Paris and even gatecrashed a wedding in Benidorm for a snap.

Horwich World War Two veteran to be honoured by Russia

The Bolton News:

9:03am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A 91-YEAR-OLD World War Two veteran will be honoured for his bravery – by the Russians.

Young naturalists follow in footsteps of renowned sculptor at Rivington Terraced Gardens

The Bolton News:

11:34am Thursday 2nd October 2014

YOUNG naturalists found themselves in the frame — as they followed in the footsteps of Andy Goldsworthy, a renowned British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist.

Up to 30 asylum seekers staying at Bolton hotel

The Bolton News:

8:35am Wednesday 1st October 2014

ASYLUM seekers are being housed in a Bolton hotel — in what contractors have described as “exceptional circumstances”.

Horwich celebrity chef Debbie Halls-Evans launching 'pop-up' restaurants in LA and New York

The Bolton News:

3:04pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

CELEBRITY chef Debbie Halls-Evans is getting a taste of the high life by jetting across the pond to launch pop-up restaurants in Los Angeles and New York.

Next generation of farmers compete at annual ploughing championships

The Bolton News:

12:06pm Monday 29th September 2014

SCORES of farming fans turned out for Bolton’s annual ploughing championships.

Huge street party held in Horwich

The Bolton News:

11:09am Sunday 28th September 2014

HORWICH’S main shopping street was closed off for a huge party last night.

Dad-of-three rescues woman from house fire in Horwich

The Bolton News:

10:16am Saturday 27th September 2014

A DAD-OF-THREE who rescued a woman from a house fire in Horwich said he did not think twice about running into the smoke-filled building – but admits he would not like to do it again.

Tributes to 'beautiful angel' after she loses battle with cancer

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A MUM who died just nine months after being diagnosed with cervical cancer has left a lasting legacy to Bolton Hospice — after fundraising in her name went viral.

Former marine died after alleged theft of savings

The Bolton News:

8:29am Friday 26th September 2014

A FORMER marine died after his savings were allegedly stolen from his home.

Bolton coffee shop staff trekking to Horwich store for charity

The Bolton News:

3:54pm Friday 26th September 2014

COFFEE shop staff are hoping customers will help them raise hundreds of pounds for charity.

Ploughing contest will take place this weekend

The Bolton News: Sun shines on diamond day for Wiltshire furrows

5:06pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BOLTON’S annual ploughing competition is set to take place this Sunday.

Plans to build on former Swallowfield site likely to go ahead without affordable housing, says councillor

The Bolton News: The mothballed site of the former Swallowfield Hotel

10:31pm Thursday 18th September 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build apartments on the site of the former Swallowfield hotel are likely to go ahead without a requirement for affordable housing, a meeting of Horwich Town Council heard tonight.

"Business as usual" for Scottish firm's Bolton base ahead of independence vote

The Bolton News:

8:57am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AS SCOTTISH voters prepare to go to the polls and decide on the future of their country tomorrow it will be “business as usual” for the Bolton-base of a Scottish firm, regardless of the result.

Better together? Horwich calls for independence from Bolton in straw poll

The Bolton News:

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A POLL of Horwich residents shows the majority want independence from Bolton.

Come dine with me! The Taste winner Debbie Halls-Evans opens intimate new pop-up restaurant

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE Taste winner Debbie Halls-Evans’ new pop-up restaurant opens for the first time in Horwich tonight.

'New town' approved - 1,700 homes will be built in Horwich

The Bolton News: Horwich Loco Works site could become 1700 house estate

8:25am Friday 12th September 2014

A NEW “town” will be built on the site of the former Horwich Loco Works — after planning chiefs gave proposals for a 1,700-home estate the green light.

In pictures: Horwich fruit, flower and vegetable show

The Bolton News:

12:52pm Friday 12th September 2014

EXPERT bakers, florists and gardeners showcased their finest produce at the Horwich fruit, flower and vegetable show.

Committee debates huge plans for 1,700 homes at Horwich Loco Works

The Bolton News: An artist’s impression of Rivington Chase

1:41pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Live updates as Bolton Council's planning committee members decide whether to approve plans for 1,700 homes on the former Horwich Loco Works site.

D-Day for huge 'new town' plans at Horwich Loco Works

The Bolton News:

7:54am Thursday 11th September 2014

D-DAY has arrived for a proposed "new town" of 1,700 homes — amid fierce opposition from Horwich residents and its MP.

4 Horwich businesswomen get dirty in mud challenge

The Bolton News:

12:54pm Thursday 11th September 2014

FOUR businesswomen from Bolton braved the mud when they completed a five-mile obstacle course to raise more than £1,000 for charity.

Tributes to much-loved Horwich dad who died in holiday beach accident

The Bolton News:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to an avid Bolton Wanderers fan and festival-goer who died on holiday in Greece.

Tributes to popular former Horwich teacher, author and historian

The Bolton News:

9:13am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE funeral of a former Bolton teacher, historian and author who featured on BBC's Countryfile programme will take place tomorrow.

Thousands enjoy Horwich's 15th beer festival

The Bolton News:

7:12am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BEER festival organisers are toasting success after thousands of punters poured through the doors at the Horwich Beer Festival.

Huge street party will close off Horwich's main shopping street

The Bolton News:

7:53am Tuesday 9th September 2014

HORWICH’S main shopping street will be closed off for a huge party.

Blackrod man's plan to take selfie with a stranger every day

The Bolton News:

8:14am Tuesday 9th September 2014

SELFIES have taken the world by storm with celebrities and even royalty getting in on the act.

Debate on Thursday over one of Bolton's biggest housing developments for decades

The Bolton News:

9:29am Monday 8th September 2014

PLANNING chiefs are set to debate proposals for one of Bolton’s biggest housing developments in decades.

Paintings by Old Rivingtonians' make up new calendar

The Bolton News:

8:43am Monday 8th September 2014

WHILE many calendars feature pictures of people in a state of undress, the Old Rivs have decided to keep their clothes on for their 2015 offering.

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