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Politics

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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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

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SUPPORT: Andy Burnham

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

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

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

MEP calls for changes to smacking laws

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TAX: Bolton Council to review discounts

Review of single person council tax discounts in Bolton

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TOUGH TIMES: Project to reduce social isolation

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

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LOANS: Bolton Town Hall

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

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REACTION: MP David Crausby

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

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BUDGET: George Osborne

Child tax credits, benefits and student grants targeted by chancellor

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Bolton West MP Chris Green next to the River Thames

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

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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

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POSITION: Cllr Paul Richardson

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

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DAMAGE: One of the potholes in Blackburn Road

14,000 complaints in a year about state of Bolton's roads

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ACTION: Harper Green Councillor Susan Haworth

Call for probe into drugs on 'dark web'

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TIRED: Yasmin Qureshi

'I'm tired of being asked to apologise on behalf of Islamic extremists'

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AFFORDABLE: Jayden House in Breightmet

Bolton has twice as many 'affordable homes' as Bury

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Grilling: Tim Farron and Norman Lamb being quizzed by party members

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls quizzed at Bolton hustings

ANNOUNCEMENT: Leader of Bolton Council, Cllr Cliff Morris, NCP business manager, Adie Adams and Marks and Spencer Bolton store manager, Grant Bramwell in the Octagon multi-storey car park.

Two more years of weekend free parking in Bolton town centre

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CANDIDATE: Norman Lamb

Lib Dem leadership candidates to square off in Bolton

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New chief executive of Bolton Council, Paul Najsarek

New Bolton Council boss is ready to embrace civic pride but warns of difficult times to come

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How the new disabled access ramp at Bolton Town Hall could look

Controversial town hall plans shelved in favour of new cafe and wedding venue idea

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CHANGE: Bolton Town Hall

Campaigners' relief at town hall u-turn

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George Osborne talking about the "northern powerhouse"

MP challenges chancellor to offer referendum on Greater Manchester mayor

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

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

New Bolton West MP Chris Green says he won't be afraid to speak his mind on Europe

'I'm not afraid to speak out about EU membership,' says new Bolton West Tory MP

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END: The canopy being "dismantled" last year

No plan to bring back charity canopy - as picture emerges of it being demolished in the night

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SUPPORT: Cllr Hanif Darvesh

Councillor defends cocaine dealer who used £100-a-day drug earnings to help ill father

Bolton Town Hall

Planning committee reaches decision on 'difficult' moral dilemma that pitted neighbours against each other

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The Travelodge in River Street, Bolton

Bolton Council owns 46 farms, 2 hotels and 3 golf courses

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CONTROVERSIAL: The vision for a restaurant area in the town hall

Plan to cut into front of Bolton Town Hall could be scrapped

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PLAN: One of the slim bins that the council is planning to introduce

Leader of Bolton Green Party speaks out against slim bin plan - even though it is aimed at increasing recycling

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY: Dr Brian Iddon with his book Science and Politics: An Unlikely Mixture

From failing his 11-plus to taking gunpowder into the Houses of Parliament — Dr Brian Iddon publishes volume one of his autobiography

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Bolton Council leader Cllr Cliff Morris

Bolton Council leader speaks out against plans for Greater Manchester

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One of the controversial slimline bins in Trafford

Families who cannot manage with new slimline grey bin will be allowed larger bin — but only if they prove they are recycling as much as possible

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NEW MAYOR: Tony Lloyd

Crime commissioner Tony Lloyd announced as interim mayor for Greater Manchester

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Bolton Conservatives shock at knighthood for former local government chief who delivered millions of pounds of cuts to budgets

Bolton Conservatives' shock at knighthood for former local government chief who presided over millions of pounds of cuts

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The new smaller wheelie bin, right, alongside the existing larger bin

Petition to reinstate weekly collections as council defends controversial slimline bin move

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SCRAPPED: The paper tax disc

Car clamping up 20 per cent in Bolton after tax disc changes introduced last year

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