Official opening set for Cancer Care Centre

The Bolton News:

6:20pm Friday 31st October 2014

A NEW £5 million Cancer Care Centre will open to patients in December, it has been announced.

Red Devils inspire Leigh pupils

The Bolton News:

2:20pm Friday 31st October 2014

FUTURE Manchester United stars have been inspiring Leigh youngsters to work hard, never give up and always try their best.

Round up of bonfire and firework events

The Bolton News: Wyvern Club Fireworks Display

10:20am Friday 31st October 2014

BONFIRE night is on the horizon and here's our round up of what is happening in your area

Store reopens as Vodafone in Leigh

The Bolton News:

10:17am Friday 31st October 2014

A FORMER Phones 4U store has reopened today, Friday, as a Vodafone Leigh.

Fundraising football game hopes to help research

The Bolton News:

9:30am Friday 31st October 2014

A CHARITY football match is being held to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Group praised as number of alcohol-related incidents in Hindley fall

The Bolton News: Bradford hospital admissions over alcohol abuse more than double in a decade

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

THE number of alcohol-related incidents in Hindley are is falling thanks to a new group set up to tackle underage drinking.

Top 10 Hallowe'en costumes: Families now spend an average of £162 on spooky celebrations

The Bolton News: The Halloween-themed treasure hunt is organised by businesses in the town every year

10:12am Friday 31st October 2014

Households now spend an average of £162 on Hallowe'en, new figures reveal.

Thug threatens to kill immigrants during racist outburst in Hindley

The Bolton News:

2:26pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A KNIFE-wielding thug threatened to ‘kill every immigrant’ during a racist outburst in Hindley.

Cancer patient raises £900

The Bolton News:

6:20pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A CANCER patient who pre-empted losing her hair by shaving it off has raised £900.

Councillor guilty of sending intimidating emails

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4:16pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A COUNCILLOR has been found guilty of sending a barrage or intimidating emails to a council employee.

Social event at Atherton church

The Bolton News:

4:10pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A FANCY dress and social evening is being held at Bag lane Methodist Church.

Grandson to parade medals that fallen Leigh soldier never saw

The Bolton News:

3:20pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A PROUD grandson will be travelling to Ypres next month in memory of his grandfather - a Leigh soldier who was killed during the First World War.

Audience are brought to tears by pupils’ songs at Leigh centenary event

The Bolton News:

11:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

PUPILS from a Leigh school brought an audience to tears as they sang war songs at an event to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Residents to hold meeting about busway work in Tyldesley square

The Bolton News:

6:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

A MEETING is being held in a bid to raise awareness of what the busway route will mean for Tyldesley Market Square.

Careers showcased for Westleigh pupils

The Bolton News:

7:20am Thursday 30th October 2014

STUDENTS at Westleigh High School took part in its annual careers and mock interview day, which is aimed at promoting the wide range of options open to teenagers once they’ve completed their GCSEs.

Travellers set up camp on road next to council offices in Bacup

The Bolton News:

10:16am Wednesday 29th October 2014

TRAVELLERS have set up camp on a highway next to council offices in Bacup.

Drunken woman ‘bottled’, scratched and kicked Accrington barman

The Bolton News:

10:18am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A DRUNKEN bakery worker who ‘bottled’ a club barman in the face left him suffering torment because of a facial scar, a court heard.

Volunteers nominated for scrutiny award

The Bolton News:

6:40pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A GROUP of tenants who volunteer to improve the service of their housing association have been short-listed for a national award.

Son to hold on to cold storm with pool challenge at Leigh pub

The Bolton News:

2:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A MAN is hoping to keep the momentum of the ice bucket challenge going by holding a charity pool night.

Residents warned not to hold home firework events during four-day firefighter strike

The Bolton News: Friends of Woodhill School Botley Bonfire Night

1:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are to go on strike this weekend as many people will be heading out to bonfire and firework events.

Church rot worries solved thanks to funding

The Bolton News:

11:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A CHURCH has been given new life after dry rot was found.

Busway bosses to give residents say on Astley Street closure

The Bolton News:

6:10am Wednesday 29th October 2014

RESIDENTS will be able to have their say on three different options for traffic management for the guided busway works on Astley Street at a public meeting.

Fungi focus of Atherton nature walk

The Bolton News: Colourful fungi growing on a dead tree captured by camera club member Tony Horsfield

FUNGI will be the focus of the next ecological walk in Atherton.

’Paranoid’ Acccrington dad tried to ‘strangle’ partner after night out, court told

The Bolton News: Guilty verdict has allowed me to exorcise some demons, says victim of QEGS teacher

1:57pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A ‘PARANOID’ young dad who assaulted his partner for the second time, was said to have tried to ‘strangle’ her after a night out, court heard.

Police appeal for missing Bacup teen

The Bolton News:

11:34am Tuesday 28th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information about a teenager who is missing from home in Bacup.

Talk at Tyldesley Library to explore demands of war

The Bolton News:

6:30pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE demands of war on a Lancashire town will be the topic of a talk for the Friends of Tyldesley Library.

HS2 depot Golborne location 'needs work'

The Bolton News: An early look at what the HS2 trains could look like

3:20pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

RESIDENTS opposed to a HS2 depot being built in Golborne have welcomed a report that recommends the location 'needs further work’.

Betty's birthday surprise from Liverpool legend Ian Rush

The Bolton News:

11:20am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A LIFELONG Liverpool football fan received a special visit on the eve of her 104th birthday.

Choir helps Astley woman's memory loss

The Bolton News:

5:50am Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN Astley woman is singing the praises of joining a choir after discovering that learning lyrics and melodies can help with memory loss.

Past players sponsor Leigh union game

The Bolton News:

7:40am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A RUGBY union match received sponsorship from Leigh Past Players Association.

Britain's Got Talent winner to switch on Accrington Christmas lights

The Bolton News:

4:20pm Monday 27th October 2014

HYNDBURN’S Chamber of Trade is to put on two evening events in Accrington centre this Christmas.

Halloween theme for dementia-friendly cinema club in Leigh

The Bolton News: Halloween quiz darkness

6:20pm Monday 27th October 2014

A MONTHLY cinema club for people with dementia will have a Halloween theme this Thursday.

Muscial tribute to First World War in Accrington

The Bolton News:

3:59pm Monday 27th October 2014

A MUSICAL tribute to the First World War will be held in Accrington this weekend.

Leigh sex offender jailed after moving in with woman and her underage daughter

The Bolton News:

3:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

A SEX offender who moved in with a woman and her daughter breaching the terms of a prohibition order has been jailed for three years.

10 things to do this Halloween

The Bolton News: Hope Support Services aim to make it a spooky Halloween for Herefordshire motorists.

10:50am Monday 27th October 2014

ARE you looking for a spooktacular party to entertain the kids or a frightful pumpkin carving experience this Halloween? Check our list of scarily good things to do this week.

Funding bid hopes to revamp 'dilapidated' schools across borough

The Bolton News:

6:10am Monday 27th October 2014

THREE schools in the borough have been put forward for Government funding to help improve or re-build their buildings.

Tributes to former Accrington Navy officer

The Bolton News: UNDER WATER: Flooding at Portrack Marsh left by the tidal surge – good news for waterfowl, but a threat to other parts of the eco-system

4:30pm Sunday 26th October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Navy officer ahead of his funeral on Wednesday.

Help out at Bickershaw bulb planting event

The Bolton News: The Lily Group Bulb Auction

4:30pm Sunday 26th October 2014

GREEN fingered volunteers are being asked to put on their gardening gloves and help give the former colliery site at Bickershaw a facelift ready for spring.

Vet urges pet owners to get unneutered dogs checked for Movember

The Bolton News: movember

12:40pm Sunday 26th October 2014

MOVEMBER is all about men growing beards and moustaches to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer but one Leigh vet is urging dog owners to get their unneutered dogs checked for the disease as well.

Townswomen’s Guild to hold grand charity event in Leigh

The Bolton News: KNITTING CLUB

9:20am Sunday 26th October 2014

LEIGH Townswomen’s Guild will be holding a grand charity event in the Derby Room at Leigh Library next month.

Accrington's Reece Bibby and Stereo Kicks impress on X Factor

The Bolton News: Reece Bibby from Accrington sings his heart out at the competition

10:42pm Saturday 25th October 2014

STEREO Kicks remain an eight-piece band and bounced back from last week's disappointment on tonight's X Factor.

Accrington plans Christmas market to boost shopping

The Bolton News: Christmas Craft and Shopping day

7:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

HYNDBURN’S Chamber of Trade is to put on two evening events in Accrington centre this Christmas.

Bookies predict X Factor departures from Reece Bibby's Stereo Kicks band

The Bolton News: Teenage kicks for Accrington star Reece Bibby

11:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE remaining X Factor contestants face the judges - and the public - this weekend with an exit predicted for at least one member of boyband Stereo Kicks.

CrossFit gym to open in Leigh next year

The Bolton News:

4:10pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A CROSSFIT gym is set to open in the town early next year after premises were secured.

Grandma wins holiday of a lifetime in Wigan and Leigh Hospice auction

The Bolton News:

12:20pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A LUCKY grandmother will be swapping Hindley Green for the Dominican Republic after making the winning bid for the holiday of a lifetime in a charity auction.

Event set to raise money to build Leigh, Atherton and Tyldesley Guides' house

The Bolton News: Find out about Stonehouse Girl Guides

8:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

LEIGH, Atherton and Tyldesley Girl Guiding fundraising team will be holding a charity concert next month starring The Three Towns Operatic Society.

Heartbroken mother of tragic Accrington schoolgirl calls for compulsory flu vaccinations

The Bolton News:

1:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE heartbroken mum of tragic Accrington schoolgirl Olivia Diamond, who died four days after catching the flu, has called for compulsory vaccinations.

Inquest into death of tragic Jade Lomas-Anderson concludes

The Bolton News:

6:51pm Friday 24th October 2014

A BULL Mastiff involved in the fatal attack on schoolgirl Jade Lomas-Anderson was one of the most aggressive pets a vet had ever encountered, an inquest heard.

Big band heads for Atherton

The Bolton News: music note (11680289)

5:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

ST HELENS Easy Street Big Band is coming to Atherton for a concert next week.

Places for under 18s reduced at Hindley Young Offender Institution

The Bolton News:

3:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

HUNDREDS of places for under 18s are being decommissioned at a young offenders institution.

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