Warning after man seen trying car doors in Horwich

The Bolton News:

11:09am Monday 1st September 2014

A WOULD-BE thief is being hunted after he was caught on camera trying car doors in Horwich.

Local historian dies aged 77

The Bolton News: Coffee time

10:03am Monday 1st September 2014

A FORMER president of the Bolton Historical Society and keen singer has died at the age of 77.

Blackrod man accused of filming up young woman's skirt

The Bolton News:

12:46pm Saturday 30th August 2014

The 50-year-old will appear in court after allegedly filming up the skirt of a young TK Maxx employee

Charity-founding Horwich mum shorlisted for 'inspirational woman' award

The Bolton News:

8:52am Friday 29th August 2014

A MUM who founded a charity in memory of her daughter has been shortlisted for an Inspirational Woman of the Year award.

Celebrity chef Debbie Halls-Evans preparing to open 'pop-up' restaurant in Horwich

The Bolton News:

8:40am Friday 29th August 2014

CELEBRITY chef Debbie Halls-Evans is proving that home is where the heart is as she prepares to open her first pop-up restaurant in Horwich.

Horwich motorcyclist 'paid dear price for minor misjudgement' in Cumbria death crash

The Bolton News:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST killed while driving on the wrong side of the road was “misled” by a dip in the road — causing him to think the highway ahead was clear.

Horwich pensioner was found dead by cleaner

The Bolton News: Bolton Coroners Court

9:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

A PENSIONER was found dead by his cleaner four months after his wife died, an inquest heard.

Excitement brewing for Horwich Beer Festival

The Bolton News: MINE HOST David Howarth, of Horwich Rotary Club, fills a glass during the Horwich Beer Festival

9:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

EXCITEMENT is brewing for the 15th annual Horwich Beer Festival.

Horwich zookeeper set to appear in ITV show The Zoo

The Bolton News:

11:43am Thursday 21st August 2014

ZOOKEEPER Mark Holden is set to star in a new series of ITV show The Zoo.

Rivington and Blackrod High opens its doors to pupils for summer school

The Bolton News:

8:14am Thursday 21st August 2014

YOUNGSTERS got a taste of life in secondary school when Rivington and Blackrod High opened its doors to its new year sevens.

JAILED: Man who sold stolen Range Rovers for £50,000

The Bolton News: Bolton Crown Court

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MAN has been jailed for selling two stolen Range Rovers for more than £50,000.

Man denies plotting to have wife murdered while in prison

The Bolton News: Andrew McGarry

10:03am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PRISONER has denied plotting to have his estranged wife and her friend murdered while he was locked up.

Horwich actor's play tackles depression

The Bolton News:

8:14am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A TEENAGE actor from Horwich has written a play in a bid to tackle the stigma around depression.

Horwich care home's award-winning World War One display

The Bolton News:

2:50pm Monday 18th August 2014

A HORWICH care home has created an award-winning display to mark 100 years since the start of World War One.

Fly-tipper's £1,000 bill for dumping rubbish in Horwich

The Bolton News: Bolton Magistrates' Court

9:51am Saturday 16th August 2014

A FLY-tipper will have to foot a bill of more than £1,000 after dumping waste in Horwich.

Andy Murray's mum launches tennis course in Horwich

The Bolton News:

11:05am Saturday 16th August 2014

THE tennis coach mother of Wimbledon champion Andy Murray visited Horwich to launch a new course.

Rivington and Blackrod pupils explore impact of World War One on community

The Bolton News:

10:12am Thursday 14th August 2014

MORE than one million Commonwealth servicemen and women were killed during World War One.

Radio DJ Vix launches her own gardening business

The Bolton News:

10:54am Wednesday 13th August 2014

RADIO star Vix Robinson has gone from playing CDs to planting seeds — after launching her own gardening business.

Morrisons to open on site of former Greenwood Arms in Horwich

The Bolton News:

9:42am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A Morrisons store is to open on the site of the former Greenwood Arms pub in Horwich.

Horwich writer to make film for army veterans hit by trauma of war

The Bolton News:

9:20am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A HORWICH writer has been given backing by the NHS to make a film in a bid to help army veterans living with the mental wounds of war.

Horwich business helps firms support deaf people in workplace

The Bolton News:

11:25am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A HORWICH business is helping firms support deaf people in the workplace.

Horwich bookshop owners blame Bolton Council as they close and move to Felixstowe

The Bolton News:

7:56am Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE owner of a bookshop which is ending its 15-year stay in Horwich has accused Bolton Council of not doing enough to support businesses.

Bolton Majorettes perform at Middlebrook food and drink festival

The Bolton News:

11:41am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Bolton Majorettes performed at the Middlebrook food and drink festival.

Wanderers legend Tony Kelly arranges special treat for 5-year-old Horwich boy with brain tumour

The Bolton News:

9:02am Monday 11th August 2014

BEAMING Jack Murray had his dreams come true when he was invited to meet his football heroes at the Macron Stadium.

Horwich town centre becomes borough's biggest 20mph zone

The Bolton News:

6:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

HORWICH town centre has become the biggest 20 miles per hour zone in the borough — after nearly £18,000 was spent on speed restrictions.

Bolton and Chorley council leaders' row after resident's call for Horwich to defect

The Bolton News:

1:37pm Friday 8th August 2014

A ROW has broken out after claims that Horwich would be better off out of Bolton — and becoming part of Chorley.

Horwich teenager lands role in Footloose at Palace Theatre

The Bolton News:

8:31am Friday 8th August 2014

A TEENAGER whose life revolves around musical theatre is treading the boards on the big stage.

Memorial flowers stolen exactly 100 years after start of World War One

The Bolton News:

10:30am Thursday 7th August 2014

A THIEF stole flowers planted especially to mark the centenary of World War One — at the exact same time the war started 100 years ago.

Developers launch appeal over affordable housing row in Horwich

The Bolton News:

11:36am Wednesday 6th August 2014

DEVELOPERS of an abandoned building site in Horwich have launched an appeal against a planning committee decision in a row over affordable housing.

Amazon jungle movie shot in Rivington wins three top awards - watch it here

The Bolton News:

9:15am Wednesday 6th August 2014

AN action adventure film which transformed the hills of Rivington into the Amazon jungle has scooped three awards.

Horwich great-grandmother collapsed and died while on holiday

The Bolton News: Bolton Coroners Court

9:20am Monday 4th August 2014

A GREAT-grandmother was so determined to celebrate her 70th birthday with a huge family holiday that she headed to Portugal despite being in severe pain, an inquest heard.

Horwich remembers its World War One heroes

The Bolton News:

11:20am Saturday 2nd August 2014

AN exhibition to commemorate the sacrifices made by Horwich men in World War One is set to open this month.

The Taste winner Debbie Halls-Evans stars at Middlebrook food festival

The Bolton News:

2:19pm Friday 1st August 2014

CELEBRITY chef Debbie Hall-Evans was one of the guests, along with food experts galore, at the Middlebrook food festival.

UPDATED: Young woman found dead in Rivington reservoir named

The Bolton News:

11:35am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE young woman found drowned in Rivington Reservoir had a tragic life, it has emerged.

Call for Horwich to leave Bolton... and become part of Chorley

The Bolton News:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

HORWICH should cut ties with Bolton and join up with neighbouring Chorley, according to a local resident.

Live-saving doll named after heart attack pensioner

The Bolton News:

4:18pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A PENSIONER whose life was saved when he suffered a heart attack at a football match will help others to learn life saving techniques — after a CPR doll was named after him.

Number of kids representing Blackrod at sport doubles after Olympics

The Bolton News:

3:16pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE number of children representing their village school in sports tournaments has doubled — thanks to the Olympic legacy.

Rivington and Blackrod pupils give out hampers as 'random acts of kindness'

The Bolton News: Coffee time

9:14am Tuesday 29th July 2014

PUPILS at Rivington and Blackrod High School showed kindness and compassion to their community as they delivered six hampers to residents in Horwich as part of a project to carry out “random acts of kindness”.

Blackrod children raise money to help kids with Asperger's syndrome

The Bolton News:

8:07am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THESE Blackrod Church School pupils are an example to young people everywhere after raising money to support children with Asperger’s syndrome.

Horwich man wins £10,000 in prize draw

The Bolton News:

2:14pm Monday 28th July 2014

A HORWICH dad has won £10,000 from buying car insurance.

'Road improvements will make Blackrod safer'

The Bolton News: Coffee time

11:48am Saturday 26th July 2014

A RAFT of road improvements in Blackrod will improve the lives of residents, it has been claimed.

Pupils learn 'devastating' consequences of drink-driving

The Bolton News:

9:19am Saturday 26th July 2014

YOUNG people took part in some of the most important “lessons” of their life at Rivington and Blackrod High School.

Cyclist 'stable' after De Havilland Way crash

The Bolton News:

12:17pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A CYCLIST is said to be in a stable condition at Salford Royal Hospital after he was hit by a car near the Macron Stadium.

Massive plan for 1,700 homes in Horwich will be decided at special meeting next month

The Bolton News: Cllr Kevin McKeon

9:09am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE future of one of Horwich’s biggest ever planning applications will be decided at a specially organised meeting next month.

Horwich Inner Wheel club celebrates 60th birthday

The Bolton News:

9:17am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MEMBERS of the Inner Wheel Club of Horwich celebrated the organisation’s 60th birthday by holding a party at Rivington Hall Barn.

Gun shop boss facing jail for owning illegal modified revolver

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A GUN shop owner has been warned he could be jailed for possessing an illegal firearm.

Call for young people of Horwich to help remember World War One

The Bolton News:

9:42am Monday 21st July 2014

YOUNG people in Horwich are being called upon to help the town remember the men who gave their lives in World War One.

Horwich and Blackrod band rock Houses of Parliament

The Bolton News:

9:19am Monday 21st July 2014

A BOLTON band is celebrating after its music video rocked the Houses of Parliament.

Dad will do Ironman tomorrow - despite crippling illness that left him unable to walk

The Bolton News:

9:40am Saturday 19th July 2014

A FATHER is preparing to compete in Bolton’s Ironman tomorrow — seven years after he was diagnosed with a crippling illness that left him unable to walk.

Horwich cyclist injured while doing naked bike ride

The Bolton News:

9:24am Friday 18th July 2014

A CYCLIST from Horwich was left with broken ribs and cuts all over her head and body — after she fell off her bike while doing a naked bike ride.

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