Several roads are to be closed this weekend whilst the Bolton Pride parade takes place.

The festival is returning to the town this weekend and whilst the parade takes place some streets in and around the town centre will need to be closed.

According to the Bolton Council Highways road closures, on Saturday May 25 roads will be closed from approximately 9.30am to 2pm.

All vehicles that are not involved in the Pride event will be prohibited from proceeding on University Way, Trinity Street on the southbound carriageway, Bradshawgate, Deansgate from Bradshawgate to Market Street, Market Street from Deansgate to Hotel Street and on Hotel Street.

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The roads will be closed until 2pm or on completion of the event, whichever occurs first.

All the road closures will be rolling road closures, once the parade has passed a road closure it may be opened depending on weather it will affect the parade.

Traffic may be allowed to go left, right and ahead as long as it doesn’t affect the parade.

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