Dog and assault charges denied

10:06am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A DOG owner from Sharples has denied assaulting a woman and causing injury to her with his bull mastiff.

Credit card man sentenced

10:06am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A MAN who handled a stolen credit card and used it to try to withdraw cash has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Family is sought

10:06am Wednesday 10th September 2014

POLICE are trying to trace the relatives of a pensioner who died last month.

WW1 work at theatre

10:06am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A WORLD War One commemoration piece will be staged at a Bolton theatre tomorrow evening.

Advert filmed in Bolton

10:05am Wednesday 10th September 2014

SPORTSWEAR brand Reebok filmed parts of a new online advertisment in Bolton.

Singers raise awareness

10:05am Wednesday 10th September 2014

DEMENTIA sufferers will sing their hearts out to boost awareness of the illness.

Help to trace old family ancestors

10:05am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A GROUP dedicated to preserving the historical significance of Horwich is running a family history course, starting near the end of the month.

Entrance bid turned down

10:05am Wednesday 10th September 2014

PLANS for a new entrance to a Lostock address have been thrown out by Bolton Council, because it would damage trees.

Driver fined on M-way

10:04am Wednesday 10th September 2014

NORTH West Motorway Police served a driver towing a trailer with a fixed penalty notice on the M602 yesterday.

Helen’s win will not be investigated

10:04am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BOLTON beauty salon owner Helen Wood’s Big Brother victory will not be investigated by communications watchdog Ofcom.

Go-ahead for dormers

10:04am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A HULTON resident has received planning permission to build dormers to the front and back of his property.

Star award

10:04am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BOLTON actress Maxine Peake has picked up an award. The stage and screen star was given the Gerrard Winstanley Spade for her “outstanding contribution to the cause of making the Earth a common treasury for all”.

Tragic Marve funeral date

10:03am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE funeral of a young father who died suddenly after a house party will take place on Friday.

House set to replace barn

10:03am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A BARN will be knocked down in Bradshaw to make way for a house.

Canals talk

10:03am Wednesday 10th September 2014

UNDERGROUND Canals of Worsley will be the title of the presentation at Horwich Heritage Centre’s October meeting. The presentation by Glen Atkinson will take place on October 14 in Horwich Resource Centre in Beaumont Road, starting at 7.30am. Call Norman Pendlebury on 01204 692930 for more details.

Ex-soldier’s search for his old pal

10:02am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FORMER soldier is trying to relocate his friend and fellow comrade, who was from Bolton.

Painting course

10:02am Wednesday 10th September 2014

WELL-known art tutor Paul Cunliffe still has places on his 10-week watercolour painting course which started today.

Bedroom tax protest

10:02am Wednesday 10th September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS from Bolton Against the Bedroom Tax met on Tuesday to discuss their plans.

Museum in artefacts clear-out

10:02am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A BROKEN jar, dirty leather belt and a ceramic lion jelly mould are among the historical items set to be rejected by Bolton Museum.

Fundraising while drinking refreshment

10:01am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A HORWICH cafe will hold a fundraising coffee morning later this month.

MP joins together campaign

10:01am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BOLTON MP Yasmin Qureshi has joined the fight to save the United Kingdom.

Fruit juice request from food bank

10:01am Wednesday 10th September 2014

FOOD bank volunteers are calling for fruit juice supplies.

Dance stance at the meditations

10:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

MOVING prayers called the Dances of Universal Peace return to Blackrod this month.

Temporary traffic lights

10:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TEMPORARY traffic lights are in place today in Turton Road, at the junction of Dell Street, as BT Openreach carries out essential work on the carriageway boxes.

Picture this . . .

10:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

PHOTOGRAPHY enthusiasts gather for their regular meeting on Thursday.

Groups to compete for award

9:59am Wednesday 10th September 2014

PEOPLE are being asked to nominate community groups that have reduced poverty in Bolton for a national award.

Sewing aid

9:59am Wednesday 10th September 2014

NOVICE and advanced needlesmiths are invited to classes every Thursday at Horwich Resource Centre in Beaumont Road, from 1pm to 3pm.

Village in Strictly event

9:59am Wednesday 10th September 2014

PEOPLE are being invited to take part in a Strictly Come Dancing-inspired competition.

Tree to be cut back

9:58am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A ROW of trees will be cut back outside Sharples Hall Drive after residents submitted an application to Bolton Council.

Ann steps up reunion call

9:58am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A NURSE has issued a final rallying call for fellow nurses who trained 40 years ago to join her for a reunion.

Upholstery class has it covered...

9:58am Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN upholstery and soft furnishings class is available to prospective furniture restorers three days a week in Horwich.

Going for gold

9:57am Wednesday 10th September 2014

STRUT your stuff to Latin tunes at a Zumba gold class on Wednesdays in Horwich.The dance fitness sessions, suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels, run from 12.15pm to 1pm and cost £3.50. Ring Tracy on 07825 988542.

Dynamic yoga

9:57am Wednesday 10th September 2014

RESIDENTS in Horwich are being encouraged to start the day with “dynamic yoga” sessions.

Pre-school drop-in starts

9:56am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FRIDAY drop-in session has begun in Horwich for pre-school children and their parents. From 9am to 11am people can call in for a chat and a cuppa at Horwich Resource Centre in Beaumont Road.

Can you be early enough to claim free book?

9:56am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BREIGHTMET Library is backing a campaign to get children reading by giving away copies of the bestselling book Diary of a Wimpy Kid to local youngsters on Saturday. The library is giving away 50 copies as part of Good Morning Britain’s Just Read campaign to encourage parents to spend 10 minutes reading with their children reading every day.

Pensioners to put MP in the hot seat

9:56am Wednesday 10th September 2014

PENSIONERS will quiz a Bolton MP at a public meeting.

Concert in aid of hall

9:55am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A GALA concert in aid of the upkeep of the Victoria Hall in Bolton takes place at the venue and Methodist church centre next month.

Bag pack at store

9:55am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BOLTON Society for Blind People (BSBP) is holding a bag pack on Saturday.

Loco Works warning

9:55am Wednesday 10th September 2014

HORWICH Liberal Democrats are warning that the Loco Works plan will cause chaos and gridlock in Horwich without a better deal on roads and school places.

Night to remember

9:54am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FUNDRAISER in memory of a man who died from cancer will take place on Saturday, October 4.

Stolen car crashed

9:54am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A GREAT Lever man stole a car in Kearsley before speeding, driving on the wrong side of the road and crashing it into a parked car.

Forum for volunteers

2:21pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A FORUM to help Bolton’s voluntary sector takes place tomorrow.

Woman harassed

2:20pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A DAUBHILL man has been given a 12-week suspended sentence for harassing a woman.

Yoga workshops for blind people

2:20pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

YOGA sessions for blind and partially sighted people take place in Bolton on Thursday.

Film at the library

2:19pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE romantic film Letters To Juliet will be screened at Bolton Library tomorrow at 2pm.

Motown’s Martha

2:19pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE “first lady of motown” will perform in Bolton on Thursday.

Business breakfast

2:19pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

BUSINESS people meet for their regular networking breakfast tomorrow at the Mercure Hotel in Blackrod, from 6.45am to 8.30am.

Electricity works

2:19pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

TEMPORARY traffic lights are in place until Sunday in Manchester Road, near the Chequerbent roundabout, while Electricity North West replaces a sub-station.

Danny’s at HOME with fundraisers

2:18pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

RADCLIFFE film director Danny Boyle attended a fundraising launch yesterday in support of a new arts centre.

Fred Dibnah photograph exhibition

2:18pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

AN exhibition of photographs marking the 10th anniversary of Fred Dibnah’s death opens next month.






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