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  • Newcomers stunned by Mytham

    MYTHAM Ladies put newly promoted Tonge Fold in their place with a 152-135 win in the opening game in the John Smiths Farnworth Winter Rounders League. Hanson beat Siddons by an almost identical score and Darcy were comfortable winners against Adlington

  • Astley Bridge League

    THE MEN'S 180s was won by Ian Roe (Lamb), Dave Higgin (Thow'd Bulls) was the runner up. Paul Halliwell (Thow'd Bulls) and Dean Edge (Roundhouse) were the semi-finalists. Ladies Individuals: Dawn Shaw, runner-up Alison Power, semi finalist Dot Ainsworth

  • TRIPLE 'D' LEAGUE

    THE WINTER League will start next Monday. LADIES SECTION ONE P W L Pts Down & Outs... 16 12 4 140 Looney Tunes... 16 14 2 139 Dukes Girls... 16 12 4 137 Beaney Babes... 16 10 6 133 Robin Hood... 16 7 9 115 Jenny's Wrens... 15 7 8 106 Bottom Bull..

  • Bolton Sailing Club results

    ANOTHER day of fitful light winds greeted Bolton Sailing Club for a series of evenly contested races. The winds seldom reached force one with direction varying from south to east. RESULTS: Merlin Rockets A series race 25 - 1st G Minns / C Shaw, 2nd D

  • '33 Britons dead' in Bali terror blast

    AT least 33 Britons are now believed to have been killed in the Bali bombing, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said today. Mr Straw said that "we are as certain as we can be" that there were 18 Britons among the dead. He told reporters in London that there

  • Woman tells of terror at grave

    WHEN Iris Clayton went to visit her mother's grave she was looking for a few quiet moments to mourn and remember. Instead, a masked thug threatened her with a cosh and stole her handbag containing precious letters penned by her late mother Cynthia Parden-Bell

  • Sermons target hot issues

    THE Vicar of Bolton has called for Christians to be more "open minded" about tackling controversial issues of today. Canon Michael Williams is holding a series of sermons on topical ethical issues of the day, which include discussions on gay and lesbian

  • Girls have success mapped out

    MORE than 500 children from across the country descended on Bolton at the weekend to compete in the seventh annual British Schools Score Orienteering Championships. Pupils aged between 11 and 15 from 68 schools braved the weather to take part in the event

  • Tories leap to defence of party leader

    TWO Conservative politicians have hit back at a fellow Bolton Tory councillor who attacked the leadership of Iain Duncan-Smith. Andrew Morgan and Hilary Fairclough, who were at the Conservative conference in Bournemouth, defended their under-fire leader

  • Clear-up residents stay tidy

    RESIDENTS of a once crime-plagued council estate in Darcy Lever have vowed to keep their neighbourhood clean and tidy. Fresh from winning an award in London, the Wacky Cleaners want to create an estate of which they can be proud. In doing so they have

  • Pupils show they have a lot of bottle

    EDUCATION chiefs have made sure that the majority of young children in Bolton are drinking milk at school every day. The Local Education Authority was ranked sixth best in the country for making sure that children aged between five and 11 enjoyed a daily

  • Veteran Harry clinches title with last gasp birdie

    LAST year's winners Clive Howarth and Geoff Allen looked set for victory again in the closing competition of the season at Turton. They had the best score of the morning round and several of the fancied afternoon pairings were unable to match their score

  • Trophy semi dates

    THE final BGA competition of the year is drawing to an exciting claimax having reached the semi-final stage of the Jack Taylor Trophy. In the last round wins went to Horwich over Bolton 4-1, Dunscar 3-1 over Regent Park, Harwood 3-2 over Deane and Hindley

  • Slade's schools success

    CANON Slade School proved outstanding in their field as they kicked off their national cross country challenge. Their junior girls, intermediate girls and junior boys teams all qualified for the North West Regional Final after coming through the preliminary

  • National final date for juniors

    GREAT Lever and Farnworth junior team continued their excellent season by winning the Sunday Telegraph North West Championships at Mere. They qualified as BGA title winners and pipped Shaw Hill for the title by one shot with Bury a distant third. The

  • Bolton League

    WOULD all delegates and players please note that the new premises for First Bus Social Club on Manchester Road are not yet complete, and their three teams will be playing their home matches at the following venues until further notice: Section A -- Our

  • Filipino nurses help to solve hospital crisis

    HOSPITAL patients are to be treated by a new group of Filipino nurses drafted in to solve Bolton's nursing crisis. An extra nine recruits have flown over from the Philippines -- leaving just 25 nursing posts currently unfilled at the Royal Bolton Hospital

  • Relieved RMI hang on to welcome win

    Leigh RMI 2 Stevenage 1 by David Magilton LEIGH managed their first win in seven outings to help lift the Hilton Park gloom. The Railwaymen's small squad have had a month they would rather forget, as hampered by injuries and at times ill-luck, they lost

  • It's Boro v Chester City in FA Cup

    RADCLIFFE Boro's reward for a nail-biting late victory at Colwyn Bay is a home draw with Conference high-fliers Chester City in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup. Leigh RMI travel to Moore Green of the Doc Martens Southern League. The full draw

  • Terzis to stay after Final defeat?

    Huddersfield Giants 38, Leigh Centurions 16 by Mike Hulme LEIGH Centurions could still have Paul Terzis as coach next season despite their Grand Final loss to Huddersfield Giants on Saturday. The Leigh board told their Aussie coach that they would only

  • Cons Bowls AGM

    THE AGM of the Bolton Conservatives League will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday October 16 at Astley Bridge Conservative Club. Secretaries and players are welcome. The annual presentation of prizes and cabaret will take place at the same venue on Friday

  • Radcliffe Parks League

    THE Presentation and Cabaret Evening will be held at Dobbies Sports & Social Club on Friday, October 18. Anyone who requires any tickets please phone Barrie on 0161-723-2091. Everyone is welcome. The cabaret features Terry Cotta (comic) and Superstition

  • Students master art of saying thank you

    ART students have unveiled a giant abstract painting, created specially to celebrate recent developments at Rivington and Blackrod High School. The 8ft by 4ft artwork, designed and painted by former pupils Jenny Collier, Steven Parkinson, Stephen Wright

  • Horwich quit, so teams lose points

    WOULD all Teams note that due to unforeseen circumstances Horwich Sports have regrettably withdrawn from the Premier Division with immediate effect, and all their previous results have been deleted. It is back to league action again with the current Premier

  • BSF Winter League: Magic Marj

    IN the BSF Winter Tennis League Marjorie McCormick appeared in the colours of Guild Hall A last week and helped beat Bolton School A. Equally to the fore were Alan Brookes and Allyson Whittaker, delivering a match-tipping thrashing to Duncan Kyle and

  • Bolton Pool

    LATEST details WORLD RULES PREMIER DIVISION P W L F A Pt Grapes ... 2 2 0 11 3 15 Crusaders ... 2 2 0 8 6 12 Black Hrs Bomb ... 2 1 1 8 6 10 Bridge Inn ... 2 1 1 6 9 8 Lamb Guzzlers ... 1 1 0 6 1 8 Staff of Life ... 1 1 0 6 1 8 Flying Shuttle ... 2 1

  • Boro land Chester City

    RADCLIFFE Boro's reward for a nail-biting late victory at Colwyn Bay is a home draw with Conference high-fliers Chester City in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup. Leigh RMI travel to Moore Green of the Doc Martens Southern League. The full draw

  • Taking a bite into burger record

    SALES of burgers and fries are helping schools around Bolton and Leigh to raise cash. Drive-Thru McDonald's restaurants were taking part today in a world record charity challenge. Staff were trying to serve as many Drive-Thru customers as possible during

  • A soldier's letter home goes for auction

    A "RARE and important" soldier's letter sent to a Bolton girl more than 160 years ago is going up for auction and is expected to fetch as much as £1,800. The letter, complete with envelope, addressed to Miss Stanton at 16 Dukes Alley, Bolton-le-Moors

  • Grill pan blaze alert

    A PENSIONER cooking food on the grill sparked a fire alert. The woman had left the grill on at her flat in Rushey Fold Court, Halliwell, at 9.30am yesterday. Firefighters put out the blaze and used a fan to blow smoke out of the building and there was

  • Golden John takes silver fish

    TWENTY members of Royal Ashton AC fished their second Winter League of the season and the weights were well down on last week's returns when double figures made the frame. Everybody fished the pole, but none better than John Crook who had silver fish

  • Girls have success mapped out

    MORE than 500 children from across the country descended on Bolton at the weekend to compete in the seventh annual British Schools Score Orienteering Championships. Pupils aged between 11 and 15 from 68 schools braved the weather to take part in the event

  • Pupils show they have a lot of bottle

    EDUCATION chiefs have made sure that the majority of young children in Bolton are drinking milk at school every day. The Local Education Authority was ranked sixth best in the country for making sure that children aged between five and 11 enjoyed a daily

  • Rioch fancies a crack at Ipswich

    BRUCE Rioch wants to become George Burley's successor as manager of Ipswich Town. The former Wanderers and Arsenal boss said he was primed to step in as speculation dampened on Ronnie Moore's possible switch to Portman Road. Moore wants the post but Ipswich

  • Reserves game switched

    WANDERERS Reserves are playing Leeds United at Gigg Lane on Wednesday (7pm), not tonight as originally announced.

  • Bolton Bowls

    THE PRESENTATION Evening will take place on Tuesday, November 12, at the Railway S&SC, Green Lane. Tickets are on sale at £2 from A Hamer on 307059. It would be appreciated if teams could supply a bottle or other prize for the raffle. TOLL OF HONOUR

  • Bolton Mills Bowls

    Roll of Honour 2002 HIGHAM SHIELD: Winners Dobbies A, Runners-up Bar Lane A. Hesketh Cup: Winners Cross Guns, Runners-up Horwich CC. W Booth Mem Cup: Winners Eagley Park A, Runners-up W/H S&SC. Dearden Cup: Winners Ellesmere Rd A, Runners-up Plodder

  • FARNWORTH POOL LEAGUE

    ST GREGORY'S DIVISION ONE P W L F A D Pt Shakespeare A... 16 14 2 77 35 42 102 Grapes S/C A... 17 13 4 70 49 21 92 Grapes A... 15 10 5 65 40 25 84 Grapes B... 15 8 7 55 50 5 69 Blackhorse A... 16 6 10 56 56 0 66 Spa... 15 7 8 51 54 -3 65 Bull's Head..

  • Jim Rakes in another title

    THE 12th annual running of the Lancashire Road Club Hill Climb was held at the imposing 'Rake' course at Ramsbottom yesterday. This year's event included the BUSA Championship for College and University Students with entrants from various educational

  • The Water Place: The latest

    BOLTON town centre's only public swimming area is to be closed. Click HERE for background reports on The Water Place closure

  • MP to help in man search

    THE wife of missing grandad Richard Riley has won a pledge from an MP to try to get information on the search. Bolton North East MP David Crausby has contacted the Foreign Office to try to find out any new clues in the hunt for the missing 77-year-old

  • From the Evening News, October 13, 1992

    A MASSIVE mystery blaze shut down a Bolton primary school today after totally destroying one classroom and severely damaging two others. Teachers stood on street corners surrounding St Maxentius School in Bradshaw this morning, sending pupils home as

  • On this day - October 14

    1066: The Battle of Hastings was fought at Senlac Hill, in Sussex, at which William of Normandy defeated Harold of England to claim the English throne. 1644: Quaker leader William Penn - founder of the state of Pennsylvania - was born in London. 1890:

  • The beat goes on down south for David

    FORMER Boltonian David Watkinson is currently working down south (poor fellow) but is working on a book project on the beat music scene in Lancashire. He writes: "I would like to hear from anyone who has any cuttings, pictures, memories, about any of

  • Home Guard on parade

    Bolton's Home Guard went on parade for a Town Hall marchpast in December, 1944. They are seen here at the saluting base with the old Commercial Hotel in the background, and Naisby's shop on the corner A National Day of Prayer was held in September, 1940

  • Thought for the day

    EVEN before he takes up office as Archbishop, a number of conservative Christian groups are calling for Rowan Williams to withdraw because of his views concerning human sexuality. I am saddened by this because the best thing I have ever read on sexuality

  • Alternatives to military action

    WE acknowledge concern about the behaviour of the Iraqi government; however Iraq's recent history shows that neither economic suppression of Iraq, nor military action against it can bring peace or justice. The policies of industrialised countries, including

  • Sympathy on parking Pain?

    I HAVE read with interest recent articles in the Bolton Evening News regarding sympathetic parking policies. What a joke. On September 16 my daughter (a student) parked her car on Central Street car park. She put her money in the machine (£1.90 for two

  • One swing for young disabled

    WITH reference to the story and picture in the Bolton Evening News on October 3, "Now disabled can join in the fun". It is indeed a shame that in Bolton there is only one swing for disabled children. I would like to know why every park in Bolton has not

  • This Octagon treat really made my day

    I HAD an exquisite night at the Octagon theatre this week. My first visit and, travelling from Blackpool, I thought I would experience difficulties finding my destination, but it was a straight run and well signposted, which easily led me to the multi-storey

  • It's torment and agony

    HERE we go again, we're into October and the firework noise and trauma has already begun. Does anyone out there in authority care about the torment and agony caused by the enormous bangs and flashes, which cause distress to animals and people alike? To

  • Promoted champs heading for top again

    DL FARNWORTH A team were Bolton Badminton League C Section champions last season -- now they have set their sights on the B Section title. They have made an excellent start, taking scalps like GMT A, Racquets and Park A in a stylish opening few weeks.

  • October 14-15

    From the Evening News, October 14, 1992 - MORE than 20 per cent of Burnden Park regular supporters are ready to support a boycott of Bolton Wanderers' home games, according to a fans' survey. Organisers petitioned supporters at Saturday's home game against

  • One goal shoots down Magpies

    IN what was almost an action replay of their midweek FA Trophy disappointment, the Magpies again succumbed to a single goal after having 70 per cent of the play in this low-key UniBond first division clash. They lost a great opportunity to gain an early

  • Euro MP networks

    RADCLIFFE-based Euro MP Gary Titley, leader of the British Group of Labour MEPs, will be the keynote speaker at a special inaugural meeting tonight. He will be the guest at the first meeting of the new North Manchester International Trade Network at Bolton's

  • Chamber welcomes interest rate brake

    BOLTON and Bury Chamber has welcomed the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee's decision to hold interest rates at four per cent. Andrew Ratcliff, Chief Executive of the Chamber, said: "Holding interest rates will help stabilise the economic environment

  • Relay Radio cost 9d a week

    AFEW more details about the Relay Radio query which I reported on earlier in the week after a request for memories of it by a reader. A Horwich correspondent who wishes to remain anonymous says that the firm referred to was Horton Relays, of Winter Hey

  • Lancs Darts

    THE BOLTON final of the Ladbrokes Cup in aid of St Ann's Hospice and the David Pearson Memorial High Score Cup takes place at Little Lever Cricket Club, Victory Road on Friday October 25, 7.45pm draw, 8pm start. Cups and trophies to winners, runners-up

  • Halliwell Cons Knock Out

    FRIDAY'S winner was Ian Roe beating Mick Bushby in the final, losing semis were Dave Smith and Paul Williams, Best Lady was won by Pat Miller. The winner on Sunday was Wayne Merrick beating Shaun Liptrot in the final. Losing semis were Ray Hunt and John

  • Secretary search

    BROMLEY Cross Junior FC require a secretary and social secretary. For details contact Phil Dawson 01204 302189.

  • Founders Darts KO

    LAST week's winner was Alan Partington who beat Tony Cross in the final. Losing semi-finalists were Jack Fletcher and Bill Bailey. Highest lady prize went to Jackie Gregory and Pat Cross. Phone 362195 for details.

  • Players get ready for Winter format

    IN the Bolton Darts League in aid of the Bolton Senior Gateway Club for Mentally Handicapped Adults the league will run once again the Winter format for Men's and Ladies Individual sections. There will be two sections for men players and two sections

  • How the Wacky Cleaners made their estate worth living in

    A 45-STRONG group of youngsters has helped to stamp out crime and clean up a neighbourhood which once was plagued by vandals and littered with rubbish. For their efforts the group -- called the Wacky Cleaners -- has been honoured for its work in a national

  • Culture centre bid for town

    AMBITIOUS plans to turn Bolton into one of the entertainment "capitals" and cultural centres of the North-west are being drawn up. Business leaders and council chiefs hope that Bolton -- considered one of the top shopping centres in Greater Manchester

  • Filipino nurses help to solve hospital crisis

    HOSPITAL patients are to be treated by a new group of Filipino nurses drafted in to help solve Bolton's nursing crisis. An extra nine recruits have flown over from the Philippines -- leaving just 25 nursing posts currently unfilled at the Royal Bolton

  • Chaos is looming on M62

    WORK to resurface a section of the busy M62 motorway has started. The scheme, covering a four mile stretch between junction 18 and 20, Simister Island and Thornham, near Rochdale, is expected to bring major traffic headaches for motorists. Work is expected

  • Thieves crash into fuse box

    THIEVES smashed a stolen car into a telephone fuse box before setting the vehicle alight. The Vauxhall Nova crashed into the green box in Kenyon Way, Little Hulton, at 3.15am on Sunday. Firefighters from Farnworth were called out after it burst into flames

  • Burnden Road Runners

    LATEST results BOGGART Hole Clough: Paul Worthington 37.27; Andy Duffy 40.03; Paul Christie 41.06; Brian Duffy 42.00; B Schofield 42.38; Dave Hitchen 43.49; Don Nichol 44.07; Pete Fenton 44.50; Philip Robinson 46.51; Tony Connell 50.24. Ladies: Lesley

  • Pharmacy staff in the pink for cancer aid

    STAFF at a Westhoughton pharmacy were in the pink when they swapped their usual uniforms to help charity. As part of their month-long fund-raising campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness, assistants at McCallisters Chemist, Market Street, donned pink clothes

  • Two goal fightback blast cheers Shakers

    Bury 2 Darlington 2 by Chris Hall BURY may have climbed bigger mountains off the field but their sensational last-gasp fightback had all the drama of a sprint race up Ben Nevis. Last week's miserable defeat to Southend signalled a slide down the table

  • Jody's the 2-goal FA Cup hero

    Colwyn Bay 1 Radcliffe Borough 2: JODY Banim was the two-goal hero as Boro swept into the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup. Colwyn Bay took the lead after 14 minutes when David Bean lost possession and Marc Limbert cut into the penalty area to shoot

  • Teams for the Royal

    THE ROYAL Hotel at Farnworth has vacancies for two teams to play on the Green next season. Will anyone interested please contact the landlord Frank Kirkpatrick on Bolton 574845 for further details.

  • How belief can hit you for six BY ALAN CALVERT

    CHURCH attendance on a Sunday always meant an opportunity to giggle at "Auntie" Janie. She was a lovely person who had served the choir loyally for 50 years. The problem was her ancient, warbling voice. It always seemed unfair to me that she was allowed

  • Duathlon duo lead glorious weekend

    Horwich RMI Harriers by Gareth Hughes VICTORIES for Sue Jones and Tony Hesketh in the NW Duathlon Championships in Blackburn added to a weekend of success for Harriers. Sue, who will represent Great Britain in the World Triathlon Championships in Mexico

  • Meredith inspires Hilton win

    IT is back to league action again, with the current Premier Division leaders Hilton Tameside consolidating their position with a 6-3 win against Cricketers, which included three wins by the unbeaten Darryl Merideth. Junior Adam Bleakley was in good form

  • Arena players ready for nationals

    BOLTON Arena based players are hitting top form just a ahead of the National Tennis Championships, which take place on their own patch starting on Friday. David Sherwood and Jonathan Marray have both enjoyed terrific results in the recent Internationals

  • SECTION A

    P W D L F A Pt Markland Hill A ... 3 3 0 0 43 11 6 Christ Church ... 3 3 0 0 41 13 6 Markland Hill B ... 3 3 0 0 40 14 6 Forrest A ... 3 2 0 1 28 26 4 ABC ... 2 1 0 1 23 13 2 Bury A ... 2 1 0 1 16 20 2 Hawkshaw A ... 3 1 0 2 23 31 2 Metropolitan A ...

  • Deane and Daubhill Pool

    ALL team captains should have by now received their fixtures for the Winter League, if not contact Andy Peace on 01942 795986, or Phil Gallimore on 01204 394314. Winter League Fixtures start next Tuesday, October 15. Congratulations to all the winners

  • Horwich junior nets

    HORWICH Cricket Club begin their junior nets on Friday for under 11s and under 13s at Rivington High School, starting at 6.15pm. Details from Dave Fairbrother on 691194.

  • Warhurst, N'Gotty back for Spurs?

    GOOD news on the injury front today ahead of Wanderers' visit to Spurs on Sunday. Paul Warhurst, who has missed five games with a hamstring injury, and Bruno N'Gotty, sidelined for over a month with a calf injury, are expected to be named in the squad

  • Coastline target for bird protection group

    THE Bolton group of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, which recently pumped £14,000 into a reedbed extension at the RSPB's Leighton Moss Reserve, near Silverdale, has set itself a new target. The group will be raising funds to boost the RSPB's

  • Thieves crash into fuse box

    PHONE lines in Little Hulton were down for several hours after a stolen car smashed into a telephone fuse box. The Vauxhall Nova crashed into the green box in Kenyon Way, at 3.15am on Sunday. Firefighters from Farnworth were called out after it burst

  • Firm's £4,000 giveaway to cancer hospital

    BOLTON-based firm Cash Generator saved a massive £40,000 after a financial rehaul -- and promptly gave away £4,000 of its savings to Christie cancer hospital. A bid to reduce the company's overheads in 60 of its franchised stores saw the firm promising

  • Fridge bursts into flames

    A FRIDGE freezer burst into flames in a freak accident in Breightmet. Firefighters were called to Carron Grove where a suspected electrical fault started the blaze, which spread to a portable television on top of the fridge freezer. The couple living

  • Court absentee must pay £175

    A MAN has been fined a total of £175 by Bolton magistrates for disorderly behaviour and failing to attend court on a previous occasion. Robert Walsh, aged 20 of Ainsworth Lane, Tonge Moor, was originally charged with disorderly behaviour following an

  • Students master art of saying thank you

    ART students have unveiled a giant abstract painting, created specially to celebrate recent developments at Rivington and Blackrod High School. The 8ft by 4ft artwork, designed and painted by former pupils Jenny Collier, Steven Parkinson, Stephen Wright

  • Firemen blasted by rockets

    FIREFIGHTERS came under attack from youths armed with rockets and other powerful fireworks on a dimly-lit Bolton street. Firemen Paul Dugdale and Glynn McGann were temporarily deafened when a firework thrown from a passing car exploded in Hopefield Street

  • Area decline is just a disgrace

    REGARDING the letter (Monday, October 7) concerning Holmswood Road area, Great Lever, the writer is absolutely correct. The decline of this once desirable area over the last couple of years is a disgrace and it isn't just the council estate that is suffering

  • Tougher rules better than a fireworks ban

    I THINK Bolton North-east MP David Crausby (Bolton Evening News, October 9) is being a kill-joy, wanting to spoil fireworks for sensible families and people who enjoy letting fireworks off at home, who follow all instructions to the letter and have a

  • Stop knocking the Tory leader

    WHO does Cllr Stuart Lever think he is? How dare he knock Iain Duncan Smith in this way (Bolton Evening News, October 9). For goodness sake give the man a chance! He was elected as leader with a large majority only a year ago, so get behind him Mr Lever

  • City hope joke

    HAVING read what Rob Tyler and Cllr Noel Spencer have had to say in the readers' views pages, it seems to me that Bolton Council haven't got any housekeeping skills. Gutterings don't get cleaned -- they look like window boxes with the amount that grows

  • Harsh reality

    WITH reference to Derrick Somerfield's testy letter from Australia admonishing David James for not acknowledging that all Bush/Blair's argument on Iraq is based on propaganda. He goes on to tell us that, if the USA doesn't approve of any country's leader

  • Evil dictators backed by USA

    MAY I inform David James, America did not come to our aid. Japan attacked Pearl Harbour and Hitler declared war on America. Up till then America said a war in Europe had nothing to do with them. Where were US troops when Augusto Pinochet of Chile began

  • What the strikers don't say

    WHAT the striking college lecturers do not say is that most of them are part-time, and do lectures at other colleges and at evening classes. Some do private tuitions and some have a past-time consultancy post in industry or commerce. I think this is worth

  • On this day - OCTOBER 14

    1066: The Battle of Hastings was fought at Senlac Hill, in Sussex, at which William of Normandy defeated Harold of England to claim the English throne. 1644: Quaker leader William Penn - founder of the state of Pennsylvania - was born in London. 1890:

  • Council leader's distinctive souvenir

    BOLTON Council leader Bob Howarth has a distinctive souvenir from this year's Labour Party conference in Blackpool. It is a dinner menu which shows the order of speakers -- Bob Howarth, Prime Minister Tony Blair and former American President Bill Clinton