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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

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

VIEWS: Bolton South East MP Yasmin Qureshi

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

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

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

PROGRESS: Work is continuing to develop at the interchange site

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

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

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

MOTION: Harper Green councillor Susan Haworth

Council WILL report government to United Nations after motion is carried

1 in 4 Bolton children living in poverty

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

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

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?

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

COLUMN: Cllr Cliff Morris

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

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'

POSITION: Cllr Cliff Morris

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

LETTER: UKIP councillor Sean Hornby

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

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

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

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

CONCERN: Town hall bosses on further expected budget cuts

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

FRONTRUNNER: Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn

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

RESPONSE: Cllr Cliff Morris

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

One of the drills used in fracking

Bolton Council 'to oppose fracking in the borough'

The protestors in the empty chamber

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

LIVE: Bolton full council meeting - August 26, 2015

LIVE: Bolton full council meeting - August 26, 2015

VISION: How the new play area could look

Committee to decide on plans for town centre play area

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

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

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

SPEECH: Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham on the Labour leadership campaign trail in Bolton

CAMPAIGN: Andy Burnham

Labour leadership election explained

MONEY: Bolton Council is owed £750,000

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

PLANS: Work will start to revamp Newport Street in a matter of weeks

All systems go for Bolton town centre revamp with work to start straight after food festival

SUPPORT: Andy Burnham

Bolton is backing Burnham - MPs, council chiefs and residents supporting Leigh MP Andy for Labour leader


New disabled access proposed as Bolton Council hopes to finally sign off town hall plans

VIEWS: UKIP’s Louise Bours, an MEP for the North West

MEP calls for changes to smacking laws

TAX: Bolton Council to review discounts

Review of single person council tax discounts in Bolton

TOUGH TIMES: Project to reduce social isolation

£10 million project aims to help over 50s in Bolton

LOANS: Bolton Town Hall

Bolton Council has nine controversial 'LOBO' bank loans worth £79 million

REACTION: MP David Crausby

MP calls wage rise "smoke and mirrors" but business leader welcomes changes

BUDGET: George Osborne

Child tax credits, benefits and student grants targeted by chancellor

Bolton West MP Chris Green next to the River Thames

Navigating the corridors of power with new Bolton West MP Chris Green

TEAM: Wigan council's Environmental services boss, Terry Dunn, and staff

Bolton councillor 'shocked and disturbed' by Wigan Council television programme ahead of move to share services

POSITION: Cllr Paul Richardson

Former cafe boss continues 'staggering rise' up UKIP ranks and named Bolton branch chairman


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