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A MAN who was killed when he was hit by a train has been named.
A BLACKROD road will reopen tomorrow after Network Rail made a dramatic u-turn on its plans.
POLICE are asking for the public's help in finding a man who has been missing for about three days.
POLICE are investigating after a garden shed was deliberately set alight at a house in Breightmet.
AN E-PETITION launched by a Bolton Councillor against plans to build 300 homes in Westhoughton has received more than 1100 signatures.
A TRIAL date has been set for a man accused of planting a hoax bomb in Bolton town centre.
A MAN is to stand trial for making indecent images of children after appearing at Bolton Crown Court to deny committing the offences.
THE closure of a second bridge next month could signal traffic chaos.
PHONE scam targeting elderly people in Lancashire may have spread as far as Bolton, police have warned.
A GREAT Lever man has been charged with a £700 robbery.
A 64-YEAR-OLD man has denied assaulting a PC and PCSO.
A HOUSE in Breightmet was raided after a window was smashed.
BURGLARS left with nothing after tow break-in to houses in Tonge Moor and Heaton.
A TONGE Moor man was given a community order and told to pay £200 of compensation after admitting assault.
AUTHOR of the Shetland series and Vera which is also a TV hit series, Ann Cleeves, will be at Bolton Library to celebrate World Book Day.
THE Tory candidate hoping to become the next MP in Bolton West has urged his opponents to ‘play nice’ during the run-up to the election.
A MAN has denied stabbing a father outside the gates of a primary school.
THE job of policing Bolton’s streets is as dangerous as it was three years ago, according to new figures.
THE owners of a petrol station in Little Lever have been refused permission to open 24 hours a day.
A STATIONARY thief has been jailed for 20 weeks.
SCORES of town centre workers were left fuming after cars were unable to exit a town centre car park yesterday.
DRAGONS' Den star Hilary Devey has revealed she would consider returning to the BBC show despite saying she was paid "a pittance" for appearing.
BUSINESSES in Bolton affected by the so-called “rate swap” mis-selling scandal have until the end of March to register to be part of a review scheme.
TWO men have been cleared of involvement in a drugs case part way through their trial.
FORMER boyband member Max George is taking part in a new adrenalin-fuelled television series with survival expert Bear Grylls.
PARENTS are being warned to know where their children are after police received reports of more than 100 children on a bridge over the M61 and A666 near Kearsley.
A BOLTON-based company has sold shares for more than £10 million.
A TONGE Moor man will appear in court accused of sexually assaulting two girls, aged seven and eight.
A GREAT Lever man who threatened to kill a mother and her son by sending her messages containing pictures of guns and bullets has appeared in court.
A MAN has launched an appeal to find a "beautiful blonde" who commutes into Farnworth every day.
A MOTORIST who drove his van while under the influence of drugs last August has been disqualified.
POLICE have issued a warning after a spate of thefts of metal from vans.
FINANCE bosses at the Royal Bolton Hospital have achieved their ‘Mo Farah moment’ – by managing to complete their monthly budget reports in one day.
AN agency nurse has been found not guilty of repeatedly groping a woman.
A JOHNSON Fold man has admitted assaulting a woman.
A HORWICH man accused of indecent exposure has had his case thrown out.
A GREAT Lever man has admitted owning a dog which was dangerously out of control.
A DOOR was kicked in and a charity box stolen.
A DRINK driver was banned from the roads for 26 months after he drove three times the legal limit.
A WESTHOUGHTON man has been charged with a burglary in which a handbag was stolen.
A HARWOOD resident has been told he cannot chop down a tree outside his house, despite his pleas it is causing a tripping hazard.
A PUPPY that was a family's Christmas present is still missing, a month after it disappeared from their garden in Tonge Moor.
TWO men are being hunted by police after reports they tried to lure youngsters into their cars.
AN up-and-coming boy band sent shockwaves through the airwaves when they performed a live acoustic set on a Bolton radio station.
"An Evening with Francis Lee" will be hosted by the The University of Bolton's Business School this Thursday (feb 12).
TRIBUTES have continued to pour in for a teenager who was found dead at his home last week.
PETROL station bosses are seeking permission to open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
A MAN has appeared in court after he smeared blood on walls and a staircase and damaged a door.
SIR Ian McKellen has delighted fans with a snippet of his latest film Mr Holmes.
BOLTON DJ Sara Cox is one of the famous faces donning her dancing shoes for charity.
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WHY does Councillor Morris expect the people of Bolton "to wait and see" what might happen at Cheadle Square.