Talented teen skier goes up against world's best

The Bolton News:

3:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A TALENTED teen skier from the Valley gave his all against 35 world-class international athletes at a new competition, despite suffering a shoulder injury while training.

Nine admit trouble at Burnley Miners Club

The Bolton News: Burnley Miners Club in Plumbe Street

11:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

NINE men have confessed to their roles in a disturbance at Burnley Miners Club in the aftermath of the Clarets tie with Sheffield Wednesday last season.

Garden tools used at Bacup park stolen

The Bolton News: SPLASH: Garden tools get a good soaking from the rain

11:14am Saturday 20th September 2014

A CIVIC group has been left ‘sickened’ after the tools they use to maintain parks and play areas were

Leigh teacher wins Printworks prize

The Bolton News:

11:50am Saturday 20th September 2014

A TEACHER Leigh has won a Keys To The City prize from The Printworks in Manchester city centre.

Waste contract to save council millions

The Bolton News: REPRIEVE: The Llangadog waste and recycling centre will now remain open for the next 12 months.

8:10am Saturday 20th September 2014

A NEW waste contract is set to save the council millions and keep rubbish away from the landfill.

Drunk Accrington man’s racist rant in taxi office

The Bolton News: METER ISSUES: Two taxi drivers have faced magistrates for driving without their meters switched on.

11:41am Friday 19th September 2014

A DRUNKEN man who walked into an Accrington taxi office drinking from a bottle of vodka used vile racist abuse towards people inside.

Coronation Street star to host Leigh film festival

The Bolton News:

5:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

A FILM festival is being hosted by Leigh actor Will Travis next week.

Council leader backs rival hospitals' new alliance

The Bolton News: Lord Peter Smith

2:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

A NEW plan for NHS services in the area has been welcomed by the leader of Wigan Council.

Morrisons' online delivery service to launch in Leigh

The Bolton News: JOBS BOOST: Morrisons has opened a store in Blaydon, creating 180 jobs

12:56pm Friday 19th September 2014

RESIDENTS in Leigh will be able to order from Morrisons’ online delivery service for the first time on Monday.

Aerial photos showing busway progress released

The Bolton News:

11:14am Friday 19th September 2014

AERIAL photographs showing the progress of the guided busway have been released.

Know you numbers at Tyldesley Pharmacy

The Bolton News:

10:40am Friday 19th September 2014

A PHARMACY in Tyldesley is offering free blood pressure checks.

Bring and buy coffee morning in Astley

The Bolton News: Worlds Largest Coffee Morning

7:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A BRING and buy coffee morning is being held in Astley.

VIDEO: Leigh MP will donate 'unjustified' pay rise to charity

The Bolton News: Commitment matters - Leigh MP Andy Burnham

5:50am Friday 19th September 2014

LEIGH MP Andy Burnham has assured his constituents that he will not accept an 11 per cent pay rise.

Storage Hunters star Jesse McClure to take on ‘crossbar challenge’ at Accrington Stanley

The Bolton News:

12:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AMERICAN TV star Jesse McClure is limbering up to kick off a ‘crossbar challenge’ at Accrington Stanley FC in a bid to help raise £10,000 for the club.

Blooming marvellous hanging basket workishop

The Bolton News:

6:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A FREE hanging basket workshop is being held tomorrow, Friday.

'Don't take our respite away from us'

The Bolton News:

2:40pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE closure of a respite centre would take away a lifeline for many of its users, according to a woman who regularly attends the centre.

Tyldesley fan handed football ban for tirade of racial abuse

The Bolton News:

9:38am Thursday 18th September 2014

A FOOTBALL fan who unleashed a tirade of racist abuse that was directed at players and a manager has been given a football banning order.

New McDonald's to open in Leigh

The Bolton News: The eateries were awarded Gold statuses at the annual independent Loo of the Year Awards

7:50am Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW drive-thru McDonald’s will open in Leigh next week.

Residents ‘thrilled’ with Atherton housing plan rejection

The Bolton News:

5:50am Thursday 18th September 2014

A PLANNING committee received a standing ovation for rejecting an application to build up to 100 houses in Atherton.

Cocaine found at East Lancs drug dealer’s home

The Bolton News: Cocaine

3:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN involved in cocaine street dealing was jailed for 21 months after a drugs stash was found at his home.

Accrington Cricket Club’s scorer bowls out after 20 years

The Bolton News:

2:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CRICKET stalwart who has kept score in Acc-rington since 1994 is putting down his pencil for the final time.

Coffee morning at Atherton church

The Bolton News: Worlds Largest Coffee Morning

6:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CHURCH is holding a coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support.

VIDEO: Tyldesley councillor 'will not be bullied'

The Bolton News:

3:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A COUNCILLOR has said he will not be bullied into resigning after a petition was launched calling for him to do so.

Man remanded in custody on manslaughter charge

The Bolton News:

12:43pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN accused of manslaughter appeared for the first time at Liverpool Crown Court today, Wednesday.

Roads closed following fire at derelict Tyldesley building

The Bolton News:

11:59am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS entered a derelict building in Tyldesley in order to ensure there was no one inside.

Pet of the Week

The Bolton News:

10:27am Wednesday 17th September 2014

OUR pet of the week had a traumatic early life.

Residents association to hold open day at Leigh park

The Bolton News:

7:40am Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN open day is being held by Butts Bridge Tenants and Residents Association.

Work begins on Atherton's 'riviera'

The Bolton News:

5:40am Wednesday 17th September 2014

WORK is underway to create Atherton’s ‘riviera’.

Walk and talk at Pretoria Pit ruins

The Bolton News:

6:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MINING historian will give a guided lecture around the Pretoria Pit ruins on the Atherton/Over Hulton border.

Mum lost cancer battle days before first grandchild born

The Bolton News:

2:50pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MUM lost her 19-year battle with cancer just days before her first grandchild was born.

Sporting excellence recognised at awards

The Bolton News: Guest speaker and British Paralympian Derek Derenalagi with the Winners of the Believe Sports Awards

10:57am Tuesday 16th September 2014

SPORTING excellence in the borough has been rewarded at the 14th annual Believe Sports Awards.

Woman admits pushing pensioner in Leigh social club

The Bolton News:

10:21am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has admitted pushing a 76-year-old who plunged down a staircase breaking her shoulder and wrist.

Talk to explore prisoner of war camps in Leigh

The Bolton News: Leigh Library is at the heart of family tree research.

7:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN archivist is to give talk on the town's First World War prisoner of war camps at Leigh Library.

Relied-on children's centre reopens after arson attack in Mosley Common

The Bolton News:

5:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A CHILDREN'S centre has reopened after an arson attack forced it to shut its doors for months.

Car-jackers punch man to ground in Atherton

The Bolton News:

2:33pm Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN was left with a bloodied nose after he was the victim of a savage carjacking.

Phones 4u staff await fate as company goes into administration

The Bolton News: Plans are being drawn up for a Shildon mobile phone app

12:14pm Monday 15th September 2014

STAFF at Phones 4u’s Leigh shop are still waiting to hear their fate after the company announced it had gone into administration.

Atherton man remanded in custody following aggravated burglary

The Bolton News: St Helens Magistrates Court

6:10pm Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN has been charged following an aggravated burglary.

A Golden Eye for merchandise

The Bolton News:

3:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

IN a secret warehouse in an undisclosed location lies the world’s biggest collection of James Bond memorabilia that has ever existed.

Leigh's unsung heroes sought for 'people's' Strictly Come Dancing

The Bolton News:

3:18pm Monday 15th September 2014

COMMUNITY heroes from across Leigh are being sought to take part in the first ever 'People's Strictly Come Dancing'.

Lowton school rewarded for bringing the world into classroom

The Bolton News:

11:20am Monday 15th September 2014

A SCHOOL has won an international award for its work to bring the world into the classroom.

Eyes down for charity bingo night

The Bolton News: Big Cash Bingo

7:40am Monday 15th September 2014

A CHARITY is holding a prize bingo evening.

Pupils create artwork to illustrate Atherton author's work

The Bolton News: Tony with his first book in which he imagines a world where the government controls the weather

6:10am Monday 15th September 2014

PUPILS from Atherton Community School have created pieces of artwork to illustrate a piece of music.

Leigh pub to drop prices for Tax Equality Day

The Bolton News:

4:10pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A PUB is to cut the price of all food and drink by seven-and-a-half per cent for one day only.

Club night for adults with disabilities to celebrate anniversary

The Bolton News:

11:50am Sunday 14th September 2014

A CLUB night for people with disabilities is celebrating its one-year anniversary.

Morrisons to open food academy in Leigh

The Bolton News: JOBS BOOST: Morrisons has opened a store in Blaydon, creating 180 jobs

8:20am Sunday 14th September 2014

AN Academy of Food is being launched in Leigh.

It's all in the taste for Golborne youngster

The Bolton News:

4:20pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A YOUNGSTER has been sampling a new menu that she helped to design.

Petition launched calling on disgraced Tyldesley councillor to resign

The Bolton News:

1:18pm Saturday 13th September 2014

COUNCILLORS from all political parties gathered in Tyldesley this morning to launch a petition calling on Clr Robert Bleakley to resign.

Leigh Centurions to hold coffee morning

The Bolton News:

12:30pm Saturday 13th September 2014

LEIGH Centurions have teamed up with Leigh Sports Village to hold a coffee morning.

Football teams' new kit courtesy of Leigh opticians

The Bolton News:

8:10am Saturday 13th September 2014

A FOOTBALL team has got a new kit thanks to a Leigh opticians.

Park plan needs your support

The Bolton News:

2:10pm Friday 12th September 2014

A RESIDENTS association is in need of the public’s support to help its plans to refurbish a park.

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