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Walk through the grounds of Chatsworth and enjoy a Bakewell Pudding!

Thursday April 26th, 8:54am

Bolton Ramblers travel by coach to the Peak District on Saturday, May 5th, to walk from Curbar to Bakewell.  There will be 2...

Bolton Cricket League fixtures

Wednesday April 25th, 8:27am

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

Welcoming morris dancers from far and wide

Wednesday April 25th, 7:58am

Horwich Prize Medal Morris Men (HPMMM) welcomed a great turnout of over 120 dancers and musicians for the annual event marking St George'...

Walking for Andy this weekend

Wednesday April 25th, 7:53am

A Walk For Andy takes place on Saturday (April 28th) and organisers are hoping as many people can take part to raise money for a great ca...

Library’s tribute to the local fallen of the First World War

Tuesday April 24th, 8:43am

A Memorial Wall dedicated to local people who lost their lives in the First World War has been created at Radcliffe Library. It h...

Plenty of walking options available with Bolton CHA Rambling Club

Tuesday April 24th, 7:52am

Bolton C.H.A. Rambling club invite you to join them on Wednesdays and Saturdays, Saturday 28th April ‘A’ - MI...

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...

Next of kin appeal for man from Rochdale

Wednesday April 18th, 2:36pm

Police are appealing for the public's help to find the next of kin of a man from Rochdale. Thomas Noel McKimm, 69, also known as ...

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

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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

Crunch clash coming up for Wanderers

Tuesday April 24th, 8:39am

Bolton Wanderers travel to Burton Albion at the weekend for a crucial Championship clash that will go a long way to deciding which di...

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...


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