Youngsters’ mill danger warning

6:37pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are calling for youngsters to stop playing in a dangerous mill.

Police target shoplifters

6:36pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SUSPECTED shoplifters have been held by security guards and arrested by police in a series of incidents.

Roadworks warning

6:36pm Thursday 17th April 2014

DRIVERS have been warned to expect delays while contractors carry out repairs in Tottington Road, Harwood.

Car stolen

6:36pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A CAR was stolen after keys were left in the ignition of a silver Fiat Ducato in Tonge Bridge Way, Tonge Moor, on Tuesday.

Appeal for sponsors to fund book about Gallipoli

6:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A PIONEERING communications project is appealing for sponsorship to turn a World War One exhibition into a book.

Man received stolen vehicle

6:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN Atherton man has been sentenced for receiving a stolen Subaru Legacy vehicle.

Gardening at the tower

6:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A FREE family gardening session will take place at the kitchen garden in Turton Tower, Edgworth on Saturday, April 26.

Dances of peace event

6:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A SESSION of the Dances of Universal Peace will be held in Blackrod on Saturday, April 26.

‘Be safe near water’

6:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BOLTON families are being urged to make sure people stay safe near water.

Smoker is fined £200

6:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A SMOKER must pay £420 — after he was caught dropping a cigarette butt in the town centre.

Nominations now open

6:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NOMINATIONS are now open for an awards ceremony in the deaf and deaf blind calendar.

Mayor at reception

6:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Mayor of Bolton will travel to Altrincham next week for the Mayor of Trafford’s civic reception. Cllr Colin Shaw and Mayoress Dee have been invited to attend the glitzy event at the Cresta Court Hotel with other Greater Manchester dignitaries.

Barbecue sparks fire

6:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A DISPOSABLE barbecue caused two wheelie bins to catch fire.

Disruption finally over

6:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A LENGTHY scheme of roadworks in Horwich is set to be completed today.

Coffee shop celebrates

6:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A COFFEE shop in Little Lever will mark its first birthday with a special party on April 26.

Boogie and Bucks Fizz

6:32pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THERE is a chance to groove the years back to the golden age of disco at a “Boogie Nights” event at the Mercure Last Drop Hotel later this month.

Prayer dates announced

6:32pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A GROUP of churches has announced a new set of prayer dates.

Nefertiti subject of lecture

6:32pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BOLTON Archaeology Egyptology Society President Dr Joyce Tyldesley will be giving a lecture on Queen Nefertiti at Bolton Museum. Dr Tyldesley has written a book on the famous Egyptian Queen and she is to follow up her book with a new account of the life and times of this enigmatic woman.

Active time

6:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS aged between 15 months and five years are invited to get involved with indoor and outdoor activities.

Group gets talk from consultant

6:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A SUPPORT group for people with bowel problems meets at the Royal Bolton Hospital on Wednesday, April 30.

Fusiliers’ fun date with shoppers

6:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Lancashire branch of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers will be celebrating Easter with shoppers.

Youngsters invited to scrum on down to club

6:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS aged 11 to 16 can take part in a rugby union training session on Saturday morning.

Drivers breaking law

6:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MORE than a quarter of North West drivers aged 18 to 25 admit to breaking the law while on the road, a poll has revealed.

It’s bingo for afters

6:29pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A TASTY lunch is promised at Westhoughton United Reformed Church on May 3.

Climbing weekend

6:29pm Thursday 17th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS are being encouraged to take part in a Kids’ Climbing Weekend at the University of Bolton on May 3 and 4.

Church hosts car boot sale

6:29pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A CAR boot sale takes place at Horwich’s Spiritualist Church from 7am to 3pm on Saturday, May 3.

Children can get weaving for Easter

6:29pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CHILDREN aged four to 11 can enjoy the school holidays by making their own Easter baskets at Farnworth Library in Market Street this afternoon.

Village craft and food fair

6:28pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BROMLEY Cross Village Hall’s monthly craft and food fair takes place on Saturday, April 26.

Stetsons at the ready

6:28pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WOULD-be cowboys and cowgirls get a chance to don their Stetsons as part of a Super Saturday event at Bolton Museum on April 26, from 11am to 3pm. Activities include a free family museum trail, crafts, storytelling, object handling and more.

Rubbish on fire

6:28pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to rubbish on fire in Radcliffe.

Rock and roll disco

6:27pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Roundhouse in Halliwell is hosting its annual rock and roll disco on Easter Sunday. Fancy dress is optional for the free event, which will feature music from the 1950s and 1960s. Doors open at 7.30pm. Call 01204 528323 for details.

MP meets genocide survivors

6:27pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MP Julie Hilling met with genocide survivors at the launch of preparations for next year’s Holocaust Memorial Day.

Sail away

6:26pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FREE sailing taster session at Jumbles Sailing Club in Horrobin Lane, Turton, are being held on Saturday, April 26, from 10am to 4pm. Under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

It’s all a bit funny!

6:26pm Thursday 17th April 2014

GIGGLES and laughter are guaranteed when Victoria Hall ADS present Busybody, a whodunit comedy by Jack Popplewell.

Free flea force!

6:26pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A ‘FLEA fighting force’ will host a free workshop to give pet owners tips on how to protect against the parasites.

Sale time at school

6:25pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PEOPLE can pick up a bargain or sell unwanted items at a car boot sale in Little Lever on Sunday, April 27.

Easter fun at library

6:23pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WESTHOUGHTON Library will celebrate Easter by holding bunny-themed activities this afternoon.

School in the swim

6:23pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BOLTON School is preparing to hold its first swim clinic.

Mayor at the party

6:22pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WORLD Earth Day will be marked at the Holiday Inn in Bridge Street with the planting of a tree.

Night at the museum

6:14pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BOLTON Museum is throwing open its doors in the evening for a spectacular torchlight look at its artefacts.

Big Mac sign ‘is big enough’

11:53am Wednesday 16th April 2014

FAST food giant McDonald’s was criticised by town councillors for its “unnecessary” attempt to build a bigger ‘M’ sign at its Westhoughton store.

Burglary suspects arrested

11:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SUSPECTED burglars have been arrested following an incident in Breightmet.

Botox clinic go-ahead

11:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A BOTOX clinic is set to open in Astley Bridge after plans were given the go-ahead.

Golf club gives rowers’ fund a boost

11:52am Wednesday 16th April 2014

TURTON Golf Club raised £1,900 to help Bolton Lads’ and Girls’ Club’s Atlantic Challenge rowers hit their £250,000 fundraising target.

Cash thief had drug

11:51am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A DAUBHILL man has admitted stealing £300 from a house and carrying a class C drug.

Planning on course for festival of racing

11:51am Wednesday 16th April 2014

PLANNING is well under way for the Horwich Festival of Racing, which takes place in June.

Healthy eating class

11:51am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A SUPPORT class for children and parents to get help with healthy eating, managing mealtimes and fussy eating behaviour is taking place on Thursday.

Improve maths skills

11:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

YOUNG people looking to brush up on their maths and English skills are being invited to enrol in further qualifications with a charity.

Day of fun for charity

11:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN Easter fun day is being held at Ellesmere Club in Morris Green on Sunday.

Activity play area plan

11:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A STONECLOUGH primary school is looking to build an assault-course playground.




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