Peppa Pig in town

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

EVERY youngster’s favourite little pig is coming to Bolton.

Indecent exposure is denied

2:33pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A SUSPECTED flasher has denied two charges of exposing himself.

Extension go-ahead

2:33pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A KEARSLEY couple have been given three years to start work on an extension on their home.

Man jailed for assaults

2:33pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A WESTHOUGHTON man has been jailed for five months for twice assaulting a woman.

Minister in town visit

2:32pm Thursday 9th October 2014

SECRETARY of state for health Jeremy Hunt will visit Bolton today to meet with prospective Tory MP Chris Green.

Cookery masterclass

2:32pm Thursday 9th October 2014

TV chef Mike Harrison will host a charity food masterclass at Bolton Schoo in Chorley New Road on October 17.

Folk music weekend

2:32pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE fourth Annual Edgworth Folk Festival takes place from Friday to Sunday at The Barlow Institute.

Spooky fun at old hall

2:31pm Thursday 9th October 2014

CHILDREN can get into the Halloween spirit with a spot of ghost hunting on Thursday, October 23.

Fireworks at the club

2:31pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BRADSHAW Cricket Club’s popular annual firework display is on Saturday, October 18.

Getting to know you over a cuppa

2:31pm Thursday 9th October 2014

HORWICH residents can enjoy a cup of tea and get to know new people at a drop-in session tomorrow morning.

Street cash for Lifeboats

2:31pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A STREET collection in Westhoughton by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution raised £449.

Woman arrested

2:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A WOMAN wanted by police has been charged with the possession of an offensive weapon.

Eye, eye Mark’s in town

2:29pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BIG Brother housemate and eyebrow expert Mark Byron will pay a visit to Bolton today.

Have a say on healthcare

2:29pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A HOUSING association is calling for people’s views on healthcare.

Library chance for musicians

2:28pm Thursday 9th October 2014

YOUNG musicians from Bolton have until Monday to apply to take part in a residency at a library.

Cultures and cuisines

2:28pm Thursday 9th October 2014

VICTORIA Square in Bolton town centre will be transformed into a melting pot of cultures and cuisines later this month when the popular international food, gifts and crafts market rolls into town.

Swords and machetes handed in during amnesty

2:28pm Thursday 9th October 2014

MORE than 800 knives have been handed in to Lancashire Police which covers Edgworth and Turton.

Poet’s great day at school

2:27pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A POET has praised school librarians for encouraging youngsters to read.

Sycamore to be chopped

2:27pm Thursday 9th October 2014

AN Astley Bridge resident has been given the go-ahead by Bolton Council to fell a sycamore tree.

Halloween fun at library

2:27pm Thursday 9th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS can enjoy traditional Halloween crafts including mask making at Bromley Cross Library on Tuesday, October 28, starting at 3pm.

Library chance for musicians

2:26pm Thursday 9th October 2014

YOUNG musicians from Bolton have until Monday to apply to take part in a residency at a library.

Cultures and cuisines

2:26pm Thursday 9th October 2014

VICTORIA Square in Bolton town centre will be transformed into a melting pot of cultures and cuisines later this month when the popular international food, gifts and crafts market rolls into town.

Group to join a community litter pick

2:25pm Thursday 9th October 2014

MEMBERS of Friends of Astley Bridge will be carrying out a litter pick tomorrow afternoon.

Road works warning

2:25pm Thursday 9th October 2014

MOTORISTS are being warned to expect severe disruption in Farnworth as workmen carry out repairs. Temporary traffic lights will be in place during off-peak hours from Monday to Wednesday, October 15, along Bradford Road.

Pay freezes ‘devalue’ student nurses

2:25pm Thursday 9th October 2014

STUDENT nurses feel “undervalued and unappreciated” by pay freezes, according to a survey.

Go-ahead for large stables

2:24pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A LARGE stable will be built on Smithills farmland after plans were approved.

Appeal for fundraisers

2:23pm Thursday 9th October 2014

ADVENTUROUS fundraisers are being sought to boost funds for a food bank.

Curtain up on Freebirds

2:23pm Thursday 9th October 2014

FAMILY film Freebirds will show at Bolton Library on Saturday at 2pm.

Rock-out for funds

2:23pm Thursday 9th October 2014

AN AWARD-WINNING heart support group will rock-out to boost funds for life-saving equipment.

Pub fireworks

2:23pm Thursday 9th October 2014

FARNWORTH Cricket Club’s annual bonfire and fireworks display takes place on Friday, October 31, from 6pm to 1am on the Saturday at the club in Lavender Road, Farnworth.

Debut album for Rixton

2:22pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BOLTON drummer Lewi Morgan and his Rixton bandmates have announced their debut album will be released in March.

Free film at library

2:21pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BOLTON central library will mark World Mental Health Day with a free screening of A Beautiful Mind tomorrow.

School throws open doors

2:21pm Thursday 9th October 2014

GASKELL Primary School, Bolton, is holding an open day today for new parents looking for school paces. Ring 01204 333666 for times and information.

Be an old master

2:21pm Thursday 9th October 2014

MATURE artists are invited to take part in a “Silver Sketchers” session at Breightmet Library tomorrow at 10am.

Shop’s story time

2:21pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A STORY session will held at a Bolton’s Waterstone’s bookshop on Saturday.

Autumn fair day

2:20pm Thursday 9th October 2014

CANON Slade School, Bradshaw, holds its autumn fair tomorrow from 6pm until 8.30pm.

Lecture on Living Well

2:20pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A SPECIAL guest lecture – Living Well with Frailty – will take place at the University of Bolton on November 4.

Scheme to aid police and NHS

2:19pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A SCHEME to help police and the NHS support sufferers of mental health is being rolled out across Greater Manchester.

Halloween treat

2:19pm Thursday 9th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS on their October half-term holidays can take part in different sports activities and enjoy a Halloween-themed party at Edgworth Cricket Club.

Work winds up

2:19pm Thursday 9th October 2014

CABLING work which is disrupting traffic along a road in Egerton is due to be completed by Monday, the council say.

Barn conversion

2:19pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A BARN in Westhoughton is set to be converted into a five-bedroom house.

Phone caller fined over harassment

2:18pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A BOLTON man is £470 out of pocket after harassing a woman.

Festive date for donors

2:17pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BLOOD donor sessions are being held in Horwich just before Christmas.

Deane man admits harassing woman

6:07pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A DEANE man was given a conditional discharge after admitting harassing a woman.

Woman is stuck in car

3:38pm Monday 6th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS rescued an elderly woman who was stuck in a Mercedes car.

Derelict building fire

3:37pm Monday 6th October 2014

A DERELICT building was badly damaged in a fire.

Police to probe fire

3:37pm Monday 6th October 2014

BOILER thieves attempted to set a flat on fire by putting a toaster in the microwave.

Focus on asteroids

3:37pm Monday 6th October 2014

A MEETING about near earth objects will take place at Ladybridge Community Centre tomorrow.

Suspended sentence for thief

3:37pm Monday 6th October 2014

A THIEF was given a suspended prison sentence after he admitting stealing from Ann Summers in Bolton.

No plans for replay

3:36pm Monday 6th October 2014

MIRACLE man Fabrice Muamba says he is in no rush to watch the video of his collapse again.






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