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Politics

UKIP leader Nigel Farage being interviewed by The Bolton News's political correspondent Liam Thorp

UKIP leader Nigel Farage tells Bolton voters that leaving the European Union will make Britain safer from the threat of terrorism

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LEAVING: Cllr Kate Lewis will not be seeking re-election in May

Labour Party's rising star to stand down from council after just one term

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WRONG: The newsletter contained incorrect information about changes to council tax payments

Bolton at Home forced to apologise for mistakenly telling tenants they must pay more council tax

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QUESTION: Chris Green speaking for the first time during Prime Minister's Questions

Bolton West MP Chris Green highlights business boosts in his first Prime Minister's Questions appearance

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PLANS: Bolton West MP Chris Green

Bolton's Members of Parliament look forward to a crucial year ahead for town and country

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MAP: The locations where fracking test licenses have been granted

Politicians concerned about fracking plans across Bolton

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BRIGHT: The LED lights in action in Tonge

More than 1,300 Bolton streets switched to energy saving LED lighting

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READY: The council's gritters are prepared for action

200 tonnes of grit used already this winter in Bolton — but don't worry there's still another 4,500 tonnes left

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MOTION: Norman Critchley

Independent inquiry to be held into planning process at Bolton Council

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Syria vote: Two Bolton MPs opposed and one supported bombing ISIS

Syria vote: Two Bolton MPs oppose and one supports bombing ISIS

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CONTRACT: Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will deliver young people's healthcare services in Bolton

Bolton Council welcomes new provider of young people's health care

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FEARS: Bolton Councillor Nick Peel thinks basic services will be axed because of government cuts

Basic services will have to be axed after news of more cuts to Bolton Council budget

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SCRAPPED: George Osborne has performed a u-turn on planned tax credit cuts

SPENDING REVIEW: Chancellor scraps plan for tax credit cuts and is labelled an 'embarrassment' by Bolton MP

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STORY: The FOI Act led to a remarkable story of how a grieving family were shown the wrong body of a dead person

5 very good reasons why the Freedom of Information Act should not be scrapped

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VIEWS: Bolton South East MP Yasmin Qureshi

Bolton MP warns air strikes will make little difference in stopping Islamic State

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Chancellor George Osborne addresses the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.. (40779480)

Service closures and job losses on the way as Bolton Council prepares for 'huge impact' of planned 30 per cent government budget cut

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REPORT: Bolton Council's home independence service has been praised by the Care Quality Commission

Praise for council for helping people return to living independently

HOPEFUL: James Daly

Former Bolton North East hopeful set to stand for Tories in Oldham West and Royton by-election

HOPEFUL: James Daly

Bury councillor set to stand for Tories in Oldham West and Royton by-election

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PROGRESS: Work is continuing to develop at the interchange site

Bolton's £48 million bus station continues to take shape

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MEETING: UKIP deputy leader Paul Nuttall at a public meeting discussing the benefits of Britain leaving the European Union

'It wasn’t the best attended meeting' - 25 people attend anti-European Union rally in Bolton

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Bolton union bosses set to march on London to protest against Trade Union Bill

Bolton union bosses set to march on London to protest against Trade Union Bill

VOTE: The issue was debated in the House of Lords

Tax credit cuts — how Bolton MPs voted on the controversial proposals

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MOTION: Harper Green councillor Susan Haworth

Council WILL report government to United Nations after motion is carried

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1 in 4 Bolton children living in poverty

1 in 4 Bolton children living in poverty — but not because of drugs, alcohol and unemployment

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PROTEST: Liberal Democrats Doug Bagnall, Warren Fox and Steve Rock will hand the petition to the council

2,500 sign petition against fracking in Bolton

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PROJECT: The ongoing £6.5 million office block plan is a Bolton PSP LLP initiative

EXPLAINED: How investment firm PSP Bolton works and what is its relationship with Bolton Council?

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COURAGEOUS: Cllr Sufrana Bashir-Ismail

Bolton Council leader Cllr Cliff Morris pays tribute to 'courageous friend' Sufrana Bashir-Ismail

PITCH: Home Secretary Theresa May

Home Secretary Theresa May is 'talking claptrap' on asylum, says Bolton MP Yasmin Qureshi

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COLUMN: Cllr Cliff Morris

Cliff Morris column: What do you want to see for a better Bolton and Greater Manchester?

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FUND: The pension pot is the biggest of its kind in the UK

Pension pots of council and university staff tied up in 'risky fossil fuel investments'

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POSITION: Cllr Cliff Morris

Bolton Council leader takes on new regional role as devolution plans gather pace

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LETTER: UKIP councillor Sean Hornby

Councillor calls on Prime Minister to take "fair share" of refugees in his constituency

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GREAT NEWS: Cllr Linda Thomas

Unions register vote of no confidence in chief exec over new adult services company

DEBATE: Union bosses have slammed the bill

Union bosses and Labour MPs slam "Stalinist" Trade Union Bill as it is debated in Parliament

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David Crausby, MP for Bolton North East, did not support Mr Corbyn for the job of leadership but believes the party has a future if it remains united.

Bolton MPs react to Burnham election defeat

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Leigh MP Andy Burnham has lost out to Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership elections

Leigh MP Andy Burnham loses out as Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leadership battle

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CONCERN: Town hall bosses on further expected budget cuts

Council chiefs warn against further cuts which would 'severely damage' services

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FRONTRUNNER: Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn

Former Green Party candidate accused of trying to infiltrate Labour leadership election

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RESPONSE: Cllr Cliff Morris

Cliff Morris column: what is the council doing about Bolton town centre?

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One of the drills used in fracking

Bolton Council 'to oppose fracking in the borough'

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The protestors in the empty chamber

UPDATED: Bolton Council meeting dramatically halted and forced to change venues after chants from anti-bedroom tax protesters

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LIVE: Bolton full council meeting - August 26, 2015

LIVE: Bolton full council meeting - August 26, 2015

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VISION: How the new play area could look

Committee to decide on plans for town centre play area

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FEARS: Many people are worried about the implications of TTIP

10,000 emails sent to Bolton Euro MP about trade agreement which could see American firms providing health and transport services in UK

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SUCCESS: Sir Edward believes Mayor of London Boris Johnson has done well

Boris Johnson's right-hand man on how a 'metro mayor' could be good for Bolton

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BACKING: The Leigh MP has received the support of Bolton MPs Yasmin Qureshi and David Crausby

Burnham says he can lead Labour to power — but will work with rival Corbyn

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SPEECH: Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham on the Labour leadership campaign trail in Bolton

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CAMPAIGN: Andy Burnham

Labour leadership election explained

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MONEY: Bolton Council is owed £750,000

Will Bolton Council recover £750,000 owed to them— after apprentice charity collapse?

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