Monday Dec 2
Three Bolton community groups get cash from Co-op
Bromley Cross Village Hall, SS Osmund and Andrew's Primary School and The Friends of Westhoughton Station will now have an eight-strong community squad to help them complete projects to benefit the local area as well as A 200 towards materials as part of the Co-operative's employee volunteering programme.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The new way to prove your age when buying alcohol - a phone app developed in Bolton
John Heaney, right, and Andrew Burke launch the new ID app with the help of Sgt Tariq Butt and PC Natalie Dolan The app, developed by entrepreneurs John Heaney and Andrew Burke, from Bromley Cross , means people will only have to produce their phone to prove their age, rather than their passport or driving licence.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Campaigners welcome cap on 'irresponsible' payday loan interest rates
CAMPAIGNERS against irresponsible lending have welcomed government plans to create a new law which caps the cost of payday loans.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Crunch time for controversial 200 million Cutacre development
The huge A 200 million industrial and retail development could bring thousands of jobs to Bolton - but those against the scheme want the developers to fulfil their earlier promise of converting the land into a country park.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Westhoughton cheerleader hoping for success in teen beauty pageant
Laura Appleton will represent Bolton at the Miss Teen Galaxy England pageant at the Park Hall Hotel in Chorley in March.
Royal Bolton Hospital 'ignoring' safety guidelines for complex heart operation
THE Royal Bolton has been listed as one the trusts ignoring safety guidelines for a complex surgical procedure, health care analysts have warned.
Plight of Bolton's 'at-risk' children
ABOUT one in nine of Bolton's most vulnerable youngsters were found to be back in danger just a year after being identified as at-risk by children's services, it has been revealed.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Company plans to build HQ on site of Westhoughton pub
Technology provider Eventura, which currently has premises at St Georges Square close to Bolton town centre, has submitted plans to Bolton Council to level the former Cross Guns pub in Bolton Road and create a modern three-storey building.
ROC Centre helps beat boredom - 'the most common reason for anti-social behaviour'
Meeting at Farnworth Baptist Church to try and set up another ROC are, from left, ROC National Development Manager Rebecca Green, Paul Davies from Sorts Village Church, Leigh, Neil Blower, Sally Cooper from Farnworth and Worsley Methodist Circuit, Adewale More than 100 people showed their support for plans to roll out the work of Redeeming Our ... (more)
Tue Nov 19, 2013
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Rail misery predicted for Chorley commuters
Chorley commuters can expect two years of rail misery - after detailed plans to electrify lines between Preston and Manchester were announced.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
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Business Leaders Meet Airport CEO at Bolton Business School
BOLTON, England, Nov. 15 -- The University of Bolton issued the following news: Manchester Airport aims to be a key hub of business and investment for China and a gateway to the North West region for other emerging markets, according to Manchester Airport Group CEO, Charlie Cornish.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Thu Nov 14, 2013
'No money' blow after 683 back Edgworth bus service petition
EDGWORTH residents have asked Blackburn with Darwen Council to revive the full 537 bus service from the village to Bolton.
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Volunteers help keep rangers going strong
Front from left, Raffaele Tuccillo, Stephen Battersby and Jim Stone, back from left, David Johnson, Joe Edgar, Malcolm Byrom, senior ranger Carragh Teague and Ronald Berry Raffaele Tuccillo, the newly appointed chairman of the Bury Volunteer Ranger Service , is eager for its environmental work to flourish, particularly in the wake of council ... (more)
Mon Nov 11, 2013
This Is Lancashire
"WHEN you go home tell them of us and say, - for your tomorrow we gave our today'."
Words from the Kohima Epitaph in India spoken by Canon Matt Thompson, Vicar of Bolton, echoed through Victoria Square yesterday to mark the start of the town's Remembrance Day service.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Bolton to honour borough's war heroes on Remembrance Sunday
In Horwich , MP Julie Hilling will join town councillors, Legion members and scouts and guides as the town's mayor lays a wreath outside the war memorial at the Loco Works, in Chorley New Road, at 11am.
North Turton residents asked about shaping future of the area
A questionnaire has been devised by members of the local council asking residents to answer questions on how they feel about various aspects of life in the parish and where they would like to see improvements.
Former police officer who took bribe to plant shotgun in bid to frame man jailed
A former police officer who accepted a bribe to plant a shotgun in a bid to frame a man has been jailed for four years, police said.
Two years' misery for commuters as Preston to Machester rail line is electrified
COMMUTERS can expect two years of rail misery while the Preston to Manchester line - which runs through Bolton - is electrified.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Ramsbottom woman denies part in A 3.8m drug factory
Nine people appeared at Bolton Crown Court where they all entered not guilty pleas to a range of charges relating to the alleged sale of 313kgs of mephedrone online.