Miracle man Fab on song with stars

2:49pm Friday 26th September 2014

FORMER Whites star Fabrice Muamba, pictured, has joined a celebrity choir for Children in Need.

Octagon director David in line for top gong

2:49pm Friday 26th September 2014

THE artistic director of Bolton’s Octagon Theatre has been nominated for an award.

Charity branch to hold meeting

2:48pm Friday 26th September 2014

THE Bolton branch of Diabetes UK will hold its next meeting on Wednesday October 1.

Threatening behaviour

2:48pm Friday 26th September 2014

USING threatening behaviour has resulted in a man being sentenced to a conditional discharge for six months.

Lifeboat fundraisers

2:48pm Friday 26th September 2014

TURTON Ladies’ Lifeboat Guild is launching its fundraising efforts this autumn with a coffee morning and bring and buy sale at The Barlow, Edgworth. The event, from 10.30am to noon on November 6, will also feature stalls selling cakes, Christmas cards, bric a brac and books, with all proceeds going to the RNLI.

Burglary charge

2:48pm Friday 26th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested and charged in connection with a break-in at a house in Sofa Street, Bolton, at noon on September 23. Wayne Richmond, aged 43, of Johnson Fold Avenue, has been charged with burglary and remanded in custody, to appear at Bolton Magistrates Court.

Donations invited after man’s death fall tragedy

2:47pm Friday 26th September 2014

FUNERAL arrangements have been made for a man who fell to his death down a lift shaft in a block of town centre flats.

No arrests

2:47pm Friday 26th September 2014

NO arrests have yet been made in relation to a raid on a £250,000 cannabis farm in a disused nightclub building.

Spooky fun for Halloween

2:47pm Friday 26th September 2014

CHILDREN are invited to make spooky masks and crafts for Halloween at Bromley Cross Library.

Super Saturday

2:46pm Friday 26th September 2014

BUGS galore will be the theme of family activities at Bolton Library and Museum tomorrow.

Flea market bargains

2:46pm Friday 26th September 2014

A FLEA market will be held in Farnworth, at Trinity Church, Market Street, from 10am to 1pm, on Saturday, October 4.

Christmas market

2:46pm Friday 26th September 2014

BOOKINGS are being taken for the Little Lever Christmas market on Sunday, November 30, from 10am to 3pm. Stalls cost £10 each. To book or find out more, email LLcommunity eventsgroup@virginmedia.com

Colourful Diwali

2:45pm Friday 26th September 2014

THE festival with Diwali will be celebrated with bright and colourful arts and crafts at bolton Library of Saturday, October 18, starting at noon.

Giant snow slide is on its way

2:45pm Friday 26th September 2014

PLANS to bring a huge snow slide to Bolton Town Centre this Christmas have been passed.

Day of challenges at science network

2:45pm Friday 26th September 2014

THE Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network is hosting an Innovation Challenge event at the University of Bolton, on Thursday, October 9, from 1.30pm to 3pm.

Information appeal

2:44pm Friday 26th September 2014

POLICE are continuing to hunt for four men who posed as police officers and tied up two brothers in their home in Baysdale Avenue in Ladybridge on Thursday last week before stealing jewellery and cash. Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Poets can write on

2:44pm Friday 26th September 2014

BUDDING poets from Bolton are invited to choose their self-written verses to perform for National Poetry Day 2014.

Real ale festival

2:44pm Friday 26th September 2014

THE ninth annual Edgworth Real Ale Festival begins today at noon.

Poetry day

2:44pm Friday 26th September 2014

BOLTON Library will be celebrating National Poetry Day on Thursday, October 2 and people are invited to choose one of their own poems or ones they have written on this year’s “Remember” theme. The celebration starts at 3pm.

Gary in food fest cook-off

2:43pm Friday 26th September 2014

FORMER footballer Gary Neville is hoping to impress food festival-goers with his skills in the kitchen later today.

Child church

2:43pm Friday 26th September 2014

LITTLE people are to get their own church in Edgworth. St James’ is setting up Little Church each month for under fives in St James’ Hall. The first session takes place at 9am on Sunday, November 2.

Best feet forward for charity

2:43pm Friday 26th September 2014

DANCE fans are being urged to have a ball in aid of a heart charity.

Big brew up

2:42pm Friday 26th September 2014

LITTLE Lever residents can enjoy a cup of tea while raising money for the armed forces on Monday October 6.

Festival donations hit road

2:42pm Friday 26th September 2014

DONATIONS made at a church Harvest Festival this year are to be sent to help charity work in Syria.

Beggar is fined

2:42pm Friday 26th September 2014

BOLTON magistrates have fined a man £20 for begging in Bolton.

Appeal for old PCs

2:41pm Friday 26th September 2014

A COMPUTER expert is appealing for donations of old PCs and laptops to set up a new project in Radcliffe.

Time for tea, ladies

2:41pm Friday 26th September 2014

ONE hundred women will come together for a charity afternoon tea at a town centre department store this afternoon.

Tom tribute is the ticket

2:41pm Friday 26th September 2014

TICKETS are still available for Bolton Society for Blind People’s Tom Jones tribute night tonight.

Wheelie bins fire warning

5:25pm Thursday 25th September 2014

TWO wheelie bins were set on fire in Daubhill — prompting a warning from fire chiefs.

Nightclub licence hearing

5:25pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A HEARING to assess the licence of a Bolton nightclub where three people fell ill after taking drugs has been put back.

Biker death inquest date

5:25pm Thursday 25th September 2014

AN inquest has been opened into the death of a motorcylist killed after he crashed into a gate and a wall in Farnworth.

Watercolour workshop

5:24pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BUDDING artists are invited to join a watercolour workshop at Horwich Resource Centre.

‘Breakaway’ debate on TV

5:24pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE BBC was in Horwich yesterday to find out if people in the town want to break away from Bolton and join neighbouring Chorley.

Pledge to increase minimum wage

5:23pm Thursday 25th September 2014

TRADE unions in Bolton have praised Labour leader Ed Miliband’s vow to raise the national minimum wage to £8 if his party is elected next May.

Better deal on track for rail passengers

5:23pm Thursday 25th September 2014

TRAIN passengers were told that a future Labour government will put their needs before profits during the conference.

Police boss: Tell me how to deal with crime

5:23pm Thursday 25th September 2014

HOW should criminals be dealt with?

Freshers’ Friday is crime success

5:22pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A HUGE crime reduction operation was carried out on one of the police’s busiest nights of the year.

Bid for money

5:22pm Thursday 25th September 2014

COMMUNITY and voluntary groups in Horwich are being encouraged to apply for grants.

Edg of heaven

5:22pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE festival season will continue in Edgworth next month.

A blooming good show

5:21pm Thursday 25th September 2014

INTERNATIONAL floral designer Derek Armstrong will be giving a demon-stration of his skills at the Albert Halls on Friday, October 3, from 7.30pm, with all profits going to Rotary Club supported charities. Tickets cost £7.50, ring 01204 334400.

IT help for jobhunters

5:21pm Thursday 25th September 2014

JOB seekers are welcome to attend free computer sessions at Breightmet Library to help them apply for work.

Tickets for prom night

5:21pm Thursday 25th September 2014

MUSIC lovers are invited to a ‘Last Night of the Proms’ at St Katherine’s Church in Church Street, Blackrod on Saturday, October 4, when the Middleton Band will take centre stage. Guests are encouraged to bring flags, hats and hooters to the special event which starts at 7.30pm.

Pay-day loan-style HP shops concerns

5:21pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A PROPOSED investigation into ‘rent to own’ shops has been welcomed by a North West MEP.

Bureau wants better energy service

5:20pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BOLTON Citizen’s Advice Bureau has launched a campaign to improve services for pre-paying energy customers.

Watchdog encourages complaints

5:20pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A HEALTH watchdog is urging more Muslim and South Asian women to share their complaints about the NHS.

Firework fun in the park

5:19pm Thursday 25th September 2014

LEVERHULME Park’s annual fireworks display will take place on October 31.

Icing on the cake

1:27pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A slimming group has raised more than £160 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Plea for volunteers

1:27pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

BOLTON Hospice will open a new shop in Breightmet next month and is looking for new volunteers.

Bin blaze

1:26pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

FIRE crews were called to a bin fire in Deane.

Food bank success in store

1:26pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

GENEROUS shoppers will help feed more than 500 people thanks to a successful supermarket collection.






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