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Local Walks with Bolton Ramblers

Thursday April 19th, 2:44pm

May is the month of the 'Transport for Greater Manchester Walking Festival' and Bolton Ramblers are leading several local walks during th...

Customers urged to check before they travel ahead of major timetable change

Wednesday April 18th, 2:26pm

Train customers are being urged to check their train times, station stops and Manchester walking routes ahead of Britain's biggest train ...

Man who died in M60 collision named

Tuesday April 17th, 1:36pm

The man who died in the collision on the M60 this morning has been named. Shortly after 3:35am, police were called to the M60 to ...

Bolton to benefit from British storage trend with new facility

Tuesday April 17th, 10:09am

What’s the strangest thing you might hide in a storage facility? Forget cardboard boxes and unused exercise equipment, more...

Anna helps City win the FA Cup Final

Tuesday April 17th, 8:29am

Anna Phillips, a Year 10 pupil at Bolton School Girls' Division, has helped Manchester City Academy girls' team...

Police search for the Rochdale man's next-of-kin

Tuesday April 17th, 7:58am

Police are searching for the next-of-kin of a man who passed away in Rochdale. Simon Andrew Johnson, 50, passed away at his home ...

Bolton Cricket League fixtures 2018

Monday April 16th, 8:20am

Cricket is back this weekend and here are the season's fixtures for the Bolton Cricket League Week one

Latest round of road improvements

Monday April 16th, 8:17am

Work has started to improve Tottington Road, with repairs on Parkhills Road due to begin this week. These are the third and fourt...

Accounting and advisory firm CLB Coopers has expanded its senior team

Thursday April 12th, 8:33pm

North West accountancy and advisory firm CLB Coopers, which is part of the Baldwins Group, has appointed a new director to its audit and ...

Artisan market is back

Thursday April 12th, 8:29pm

Heaton Fold Garden Centre’s artisan market returns on Sunday, April 15th – and it’s bigger an...

Friends of Adlington Library host Vote100 week

Tuesday April 10th, 8:35am

There will be a Votes for Women Display in Adlington Library from May 24th until June 2nd, to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of women ge...

Upcoming walks with Bolton CHA Rambling club`

Tuesday April 10th, 8:31am

Bolton C.H.A. Rambling club invite you to join them on Wednesdays and Saturdays;Saturday April 14th

Bury Council elections – candidates declared

Monday April 9th, 8:48am

The candidates have been declared for the Bury Council elections which take place on Thursday 3 May. One third of the council&rsq...

Coach visitor to Bury Market receives surprise hamper

Monday April 9th, 8:45am

A passenger with East Yorkshire Coaches received a welcome surprise when she visited the famous Bury Market. Ann Allen was presen...

Ramblers footpath maintenance working party wants you!

Friday April 6th, 9:28am

The next Bolton Ramblers footpath maintenance working party is on Tuesday April 10th at 10am. Recently the number of volunte...

Important dates for May’s local elections

Thursday April 5th, 7:39am

There are a few important dates for residents to remember in the run-up to the Bury Council elections on 3 May. If you want to st...

Explore The Clwydian Way with Bolton Ramblers

Thursday April 5th, 7:37am

Bolton Ramblers travel by coach to Llansannan on Sunday, April 15th, to start walking the Clwydian Way - a long-distance path that passes...

Appeal to trace family of a man from Rochdale

Tuesday April 3rd, 4:08pm

Police are appealing for the public’s help to tra...

Local walks on the agenda

Tuesday April 3rd, 3:21pm

Bolton C.H.A. Rambling club invite you to come and join us on Wednesdays and Saturdays.Saturday April 7th 

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Lifestyle News

Free bus passes for older and disabled people protected

Thursday April 12th, 8:31pm

Disabled and older people in England will continue to benefit from free off-peak bus travel for the foreseeable future, keeping them conn...

James Martin is on the road again

Wednesday April 4th, 9:27am

October 2018 sees the return of superstar chef James Martin touring live in theatres up and down the UK. Tickets for the tour go on gener...

The lost art of relaxation

Wednesday April 4th, 9:15am

Brits have lost the knack of relaxation with nearly three quarters of people admitting they often have days where they simply don’t...

Hop over to Treetop Nets for an Easter trail with a difference

Tuesday March 27th, 2:42pm

Here’s one way to help children burn off all the chocolate this Easter – an energetic Easter egg hunt high in the trees at Tr...

Foodies Festival returns to Cheshire with launch of music stage

Tuesday March 6th, 4:48pm

Back by popular demand, Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest celebration of food and drink, returns to Tatton Park on July 13, 1...

Kellogg’s celebrates 20th anniversary of supporting school breakfast clubs with grants

Tuesday February 27th, 3:18pm

Kellogg’s is celebrating 20 years of championing breakfast clubs by offering schools across the country the chance to get their han...

19 million Brits at risk from must-have home mod cons

Friday January 5th, 8:42am

19 million UK homes1 are at risk from modern ‘must have’ appliances, as 35% of Brits have bought mod cons such as wood burnin...

Start Your Year Well with Ayurvedic Health Tonic Ojamin Herb and Fruit

Friday December 15th, 4:27pm

A new year traditionally marks the beginning of a new start - a time to reinvent ourselves and change daily habits, particularly when it ...

Revealed: How the Nation will spend Christmas Day

Wednesday December 13th, 8:15am

Sofa Workshop have recently surveyed the nation to find out how they will be spending Christmas Day.

Royal Opera presentsw Verdi's 'Best opera' Rigoletto live in cinemas

Tuesday December 12th, 10:12am

The Royal Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto – a work the composer himself called his ‘best opera’ –...

Sport News

Good end to the month for Wanderers

Monday March 26th, 4:41pm

By William Kirkpatrick After a successful February, optimism was high among Wanderers fans going into their derb...

Incredible National Water Polo Record Continues

Thursday March 15th, 9:31am

Bolton School Boys’ Division has continued its dominance at water polo on the national stage. The Uner 15...

Revival continues despite striker loss

Thursday March 1st, 5:09pm

When the January Transfer Window closed, Bolton looked like a team in trouble. Top scorer Gary Madine was sold to Cardi...

Bury coach nets national tennis award

Friday February 23rd, 7:41am

National tennis charity Tennis For Free has announced its 2017 awards and one Bury coach has netted an honour, recognising him as one of ...

Town Team Successes for Cross Country Girls

Wednesday February 14th, 4:45pm

Lucy Dixon from Westhoughton has been spending her weekends profitably at the Lancashire County Swimming C...

New year, new motivation for Wanderers

Wednesday January 31st, 10:53am

By William Kirkpatrick A new year for Bolton Wanderers brought with it a new motivation in their bid to survive ...

Boys are Greater Manchester badminton champions

Tuesday January 30th, 8:48am

A team from Bolton School Boys’ Division has become the Greater Manchester under 14 badminton champions.

Bury's sporting heroes celebrated at annual awards

Tuesday November 7th, 8:18am

The cream of the borough’s sporting talents and achievers has been celebrated at the annual Bury Sports Awards. Men and wom...

It's been a better month for Wanderers

Thursday November 2nd, 4:18pm

By William Kirkpatrick After a terrible September in which Bolton failed to score a single goal, let alone regis...

Heaton CC celebrates a £45,000 hat trick of improvements

Thursday October 5th, 8:09am

New facilities including all-weather practice nets and roll-on covers will be unveiled at Heaton Cricket Club on Friday October 6th after...


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