Van drove through road block

12:04pm Friday 29th August 2014

A VAN driver ignored a road block following an accident in Little Hulton, mounted a kerb and almost hit some firefighters.

Woman is cut free

12:04pm Friday 29th August 2014

A WOMAN had to be cut free from a car after a crash in Tonge Moor.

Pedestrian injured

12:03pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PEDESTRIAN suffered head and neck injuries after being in collision with a car.

200 ales at 21st beer festival

12:03pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE 21st Bolton Beer Festival will be back in October.

Sydney opera screening

12:02pm Friday 29th August 2014

A cinema will screen a performance of an opera captured live from the waters of Sydney Harbour.

Film-makers can learn their trade at free academy

12:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

ASPIRING film-makers have the chance to join a prestigious free academy.

Coffee with the mayor will raise cash for charity

12:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE Mayor of Bolton and his two Mayoresses are inviting members of the public into his parlour to help raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Freeview advice for the elderly

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

OLDER people can get help with their freeview television reception thanks to a new organisation.

Firm support for hospital

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PROPERTY investment company based in Bolton has donated £1,000 to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

Marathon night out

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE next New Century Soul all-nighter at the Radcliffe Civic Suite is on Saturday, September 27.

Assault case adjourned

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A JOHNSON Fold man has appeared in court accused of assaulting a woman.

Did you know Eric, aged 70?

11:59am Friday 29th August 2014

ROYAL Bolton Hospital is appealing for the relatives of a man who died while in their care to come forward.

Curfew for man, 32

11:59am Friday 29th August 2014

BOLTON magistrates have sentenced a man to a curfew for damaging a door worth £500. Carl O’Brien, aged 32, of Anfield Road, Great Lever, admitted damaging the door on August 5. He was given a five-week curfew to remain at home between 7pm and 7am and pay £50 compensation.

Race track day for students

11:59am Friday 29th August 2014

THE University of Bolton open day experience hit the road last weekend, taking its Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering (CAPE) team to Rockingham race track.

In pursuit of justice in abuse cases

11:58am Friday 29th August 2014

WIDESPREAD child sex abuse like that uncovered this week in Rotherham “can happen anywhere” — but perpetrators in Bolton “will be rooted out”, experts have said.

Man banned from street

11:58am Friday 29th August 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD man has been banned from a Halliwell street for a year after attacking a woman.

Memorial fun day

11:57am Friday 29th August 2014

A FUN day is taking place at Breightmet United Football Club in aid of The Christie Hospital on Sunday at the ground in Back Bury Road, Bolton, starting at 11am until 5pm.

Chance to network

11:57am Friday 29th August 2014

A VOLUNTEERING forum run by Bolton CVS will meet at The Bolton Hub in Bold Street on Tuesday from 1pm to 3pm.

Car park to shut for a fair period

11:57am Friday 29th August 2014

A CAR park in Westhoughton will be shut until Sunday.

Tasty way to help blind

11:53am Friday 29th August 2014

RESIDENTS are invited to raise money for charity at the Bolton Society for Blind People’s wine tasting evening.

Fab’s heart goes out to Almunia

11:53am Friday 29th August 2014

MIRACLE man Fabrice Muamba has shared his sympathies with a fellow footballer forced to retire with heart problems.

Authority nominated for award

11:52am Friday 29th August 2014

THE local authority which looks after Little Hulton and Walkden has been nominated for a top award for its work in exploring how public spending on health works towards creating jobs.

It’s a date

11:51am Friday 29th August 2014

THE next meeting of the Bolton branch of Diabetes UK will take place on Wednesday, September 3.

Have a crafty look for a bargain at village hall

11:51am Friday 29th August 2014

BARGAIN hunters are set to swoop on Bromley Cross Village Hall for a Craft and Food Fair tomorrow.

Nostalgic food fest

11:51am Friday 29th August 2014

DELIGHTFUL family fayre from the past is on offer at Bolton Central Library tomorrow hot on the heels of Bolton’s Food and Drink Festival.

Judge orders a psychiatric report

11:47am Friday 29th August 2014

A JUDGE has ruled a man who admitted attacking his partner but claimed it was his “second personality” cannot be sentenced until a full psychiatric report has been completed.

Mistake by campaigner

11:47am Friday 29th August 2014

A LEADING legal campaigner has admitted making a mistake by suggesting there were hundreds of rapists and abusers in Bolton.

Boost to new homes scheme

11:47am Friday 29th August 2014

PLANS are being made to boost the number of new homes.

Elitism is under fire

11:46am Friday 29th August 2014

BRITAIN must stop being “deeply elitist” by improving state schools so they can rival fee-paying ones, according to a Bolton Euro MP.

Choir needs more voices

11:46am Friday 29th August 2014

A CANCER choir is calling for new singers.

Open day

11:46am Friday 29th August 2014

A THIRTY second introduction to Bolton’s top school has been produced and posted on the internet in preparation for this year’s open morning.

New tax rules come into force

11:45am Friday 29th August 2014

MOTORISTS in the Bolton area are being warned ahead of the abolition of the vehicle tax disc which takes effect from October 1.

Book club

11:44am Friday 29th August 2014

NEW members are being welcomed to the monthly meetings of the Book Club at Bromley Cross Library. It next meets on Tuesday, from 11am to noon. The event is free, is open to anyone over 16 and there is no need to book.

Pearler of a show

11:43am Friday 29th August 2014

BOLTON Embroiderer’s Guild is celebrating its 30th anniversary with an exhibition.

Networking lunch date

11:43am Friday 29th August 2014

ENTREPRENEURS with designs on success are invited to a Business Growth Lunch to meet like-minded people.

Terrible treats

11:42am Friday 29th August 2014

FAMILIES can discover “disgusting and delightful” food from the past at Bolton Museum.

Cyclists are uged to gear up for a charity challenge

11:42am Friday 29th August 2014

RESIDENTS are invited to take part in a bike ride to raise money and awareness of Motor Neurone Disease.

Cabaret bar set to open

2:07pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NEW cabaret bar will open in Bolton town centre next week.

Thief stole suitcase

2:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A THIEF has been sentenced to six months imprisonment suspended for a year.

Attack on guard

2:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MAN who attacked an Asda security guard has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Job talks

2:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Green party is inviting young people to attend a talk about job prospects, tuition fees and housing costs on Wednesday, August 27 from 7.30pm at the Jackson Hall YMCA, in Deansgate, Bolton town centre.

You can give bees a chance

2:05pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Nature-lovers will get a chance to help give bees a new place to live, thanks to sessions run by Bolton Friends of the Earth tomorrow from 10.30am.

Youth club’s football camp

2:05pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A FOOTBALL and goalkeeping camp run by Bolton Lads and Girls club will be held from Tuesday to Friday.

Fun day for The Christie

2:05pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CHARITY fun day in aid of The Christie hospital will take place at Breightment United Football Club on Sunday, August 31, from 11am to 5pm.

Skates on at disco

2:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

RADCLIFFE residents of all ages are invited to skate to the latest chart music and make new friends at a roller disco on Saturday.

Man must follow order

2:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HORWICH man has been ordered to comply with a domestic violence protection order.

Dates to donate

2:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

BLOOD donor sessions will be held at Trinity Methodist Church, Market Street, on Tuesday, September 30, between 1.15pm and 3.15pm and 5pm and 7.30pm.

Claim that polytunnel is eyesore

2:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A GARDENER has been asked to appear in front of a planning committee after a neighbour complained his polytunnel was an eyesore.

Doctor threatened

2:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MAN who threatened a doctor at a Farnworth Medical Centre has been given a suspended jail term.

Writing group to fuel creativity

2:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CREATIVE writing group will meet in Horwich on Thursday.






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