A WOMAN accused of attempting to murder a Bolton businessman has appeared at Manchester Crown Court.

Anna Glowiak, aged 59, did not enter a plea when she was brought before the Honorary Recorder of Manchester Judge David Stockdale via a video link from prison.

She is accused of attempting to murder Philip Pendlebury and intentionally causing him grievous bodily harm on October 2.

Glowiak, of no fixed address, will continue to be remanded in custody and a plea hearing will take place on November 22.

The court has provisionally listed a trial, which is expected to last three days, to start on March 19 next year.