Threats at health centre

12:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN will be sentenced for using threatening, abusive or insulting words at a medical centre.

More buses are on time

12:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE punctuality of bus services across Greater Manchester has improved on last year, transport bosses say.

Planning meeting

12:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE next meeting of the Bolton Council’s planning committee takes place on Thursday, July 31.

Rock festival

12:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MUSIC festival, Rock It, will be held in Bolton on Saturday with youngsters performing on stage in Queens Park from noon to 7pm.

Musicians on last leg of US tour

12:05pm Thursday 24th July 2014

YOUNG musicians from a Bolton school are enjoying the last few days of a concert tour in America.

Topics for meeting

12:05pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CHILDREN and adult services will be discussed at a meeting.

Keys taken at house

12:05pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A HOUSE and a car have been targeted by criminals.

Cannabis sentencing

12:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A FARNWORTH man has admitted producing 20 cannabis plants.

Road crash

12:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MOTORISTS faced rush-hour delays after a crash in Little Hulton.

Man attacked his mother

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A SON attacked his mother and grandfather, a court was told.

Jason regrets Games photo!

11:59am Thursday 24th July 2014

PASSPORT photos are a nightmare for most people — and for triple Olympic champion Jason Kenny, they are just as embarrassing.

Healthier Together bus hits the road to get your views

11:59am Thursday 24th July 2014

A “BEST Care Bus” will stop off in Bolton to gather residents view’s on the proposed shake-up of the health services.

Pupils’ war mission...

11:59am Thursday 24th July 2014

FORMER pupils of Rivington and Blackrod High School who were killed in action during World War One were remembered by the school.

Thief kept in custody

11:59am Thursday 24th July 2014

AN underwear thief was remanded in custody for day as a punishment.

VIP is new patron

11:58am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Institute of Physics (IOP), of which head of Bolton School boys’ division Philip Britton is Vice-President for Education, has announced that The Duke of York has agreed to become Patron of the International Year of Light in the UK.

Trial date for beating accused, 19

11:58am Thursday 24th July 2014

A TRIAL date has been set for a man who has been accused of beating a woman.

‘Drifters’ are magic

11:57am Thursday 24th July 2014

A TRIBUTE band to the Drifters is playing at the Roundhouse in Halliwell on August 2.

Cuts are hitting police, says MP

11:57am Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE in west Bolton need more support, the area’s MP has said.

Victorian date at hall

11:57am Thursday 24th July 2014

VISITORS can enjoy life in Victorian times at Smithills Hall on Friday, August 1.

Charged with beating woman

11:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN from Westhoughton will appear at court charged with a catalogue of offences.

Banned driver to be sentenced

11:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

A BANNED driver caught driving dangerously will be sentenced.

Remember war dead

11:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

BLACKROD residents will be able to pay tribute to those who died in World War One at a special commemoration service.

Geneva visit

11:55am Thursday 24th July 2014

YOUNG Einsteins enjoyed a trip to Geneva, Switzerland, to see the work at CERN, the European Organisation for the Nuclear Research.

Support group

11:55am Thursday 24th July 2014

PROSTATE cancer patients, carers and family members are invited to the Bolton Districts Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting at St Luke’s Church, Chorley Old Road, on Wednesday, August 13, will meet from 2pm to 4pm.

Homes plan talks

11:55am Thursday 24th July 2014

HORWICH residents are invited to a meeting of the town council this evening, with the controversial Loco Works development back on the agenda.

Man beat woman

11:55am Thursday 24th July 2014

A WESTHOUGHTON man will be sentenced for beating a woman.

Buzzing bee garden party

11:54am Thursday 24th July 2014

A BEE-themed garden party hopes to create a buzz in Bolton on Sunday.

Man denies two assaults

11:54am Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN will stand trial accused of two assaults on a man.

Equality meeting

11:53am Thursday 24th July 2014

A PRESSURE group campaigning for greater equality in the health service will meet on Tuesday, September 6.

Grass root petition is a big hit

12:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A PETITION launched by Bolton MP David Crausby to “save grass roots football” has attracted more than 6,000 names.

Coffee thief is jailed

12:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A 36-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for 14 weeks for stealing coffee and breaching a suspended jail term.

Car vandals

12:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TWO cars were targeted by criminals at the weekend.

Paddington Bear in town

12:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PADDINGTON Bear fans will be able to meet their favourite character in Bolton today.

‘Meningitis vaccine for babies’

12:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BABIES should receive the new Meningitis B vaccine as soon as possible, a Bolton MP has urged.

Harming is denied

12:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A HALLIWELL man will stand trial for causing actual bodily harm.

Axe for willow tree

12:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WILLOW tree will be chopped down on a road in Eagley Brow.

Curfew for plant pot thief

12:29pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A THIEF who stole several plant pots has been sentenced to a curfew for 12 weeks by Bolton magistrates.

Jurer’s hospital appointment stops girl’s murder trial for two days

12:29pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson has been sent home until Thursday.

It’s time to tea party!

12:29pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Bolton Hospice Tea Party Appeal is back.

Bedroom rejected

12:28pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PLANS to build a first- floor extension onto a house in Astley Bridge have been rejected by council officers.

Shopper took lamb

12:28pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SHOPLIFTER who stole a leg of lamb from a supermarket has appeared before Bolton magistrates.

Health proposals under fire

12:28pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RADICAL proposals to shake-up hospital care came under fire during a Parliamentary debate.

Drop in for advice

12:27pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BOLTON residents can get advice on housing issues at a drop-in session today at Breightmet UCAN Centre in New Lane, from 10am until noon.

Cheese and wine night

12:27pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CHEESE and wine masterclass is being held in Bolton next month.

Bug hunt family fun

12:27pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FAMILIES are invited to take part in a bug hunt in Hall i’th Wood in August.

Extension green light

12:26pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A LITTLE Lever couple have been given the fo-ahead to build a ground and first floor extension at the side of their home.

Hindus to share vision

12:26pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MEETING is being held by Bolton Hindu Forum (BHF) tonight.

War displays go on show

12:25pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WORLD War One displays created by children in Astley Bridge will be on show at the area forum meeting tonight.

Anti-fracking group meets

12:25pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BOLTON Against Fracking is holding a meeting tonight.

Hospital to be reviewed

12:24pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HEALTH chiefs will hold a public meeting on Friday.



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