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Prestwich park tennis scheme has record start

Monday October 16th, 8:20am

A new free tennis coaching scheme in St Mary’s Park, Prestwich has beaten other similar schemes across the UK for the biggest launc...

New signs to warn speeding drivers

Tuesday October 10th, 10:08am

New flashing speed road warning signs urging drivers to slow down are a step closer. A report is set to go before the Executive C...

Strictly Hadyn - registrar aims to wow the judges

Tuesday October 10th, 8:26am

Bury’s superintendent registrar has married countless couples and now hopes that taking up dancing will prove a perfect match. ...

Macmillan coffee morning at Tottington Library

Monday October 9th, 8:14am

Enjoy baking or eating cakes? Join us at Tottington Library to donate or buy a cake for Macmillan Cancer Support on Tuesday October 10th....

Man targeted by robbers with machetes in Bury

Monday October 9th, 7:54am

Police are appealing for information after men wielding machetes and wearing a pig mask robbed a man in Bury. At around 10pm on W...

Police appeal for witnesses after collision

Saturday October 7th, 10:01am

Police are investigating after a man died in a collision in Bolton. At about 7.15pm on Friday October 6th, a green VW Passat was ...

Fun, mess and music - it's Makey Makey time!

Thursday October 5th, 8:14am

Young people are invited to Makey Makey some fun at Bury Library on Wednesday October 11th. Everyday objects become a touchpad in...

Careers and education Fair

Wednesday October 4th, 8:18am

Bolton School will host a Careers and Higher Education Fair on Monday October 16th which is open to students in Years 9 to 13 from all sc...

New investment to tackle potholes

Wednesday October 4th, 8:13am

Bury Council is investing in new machinery as part of a £10 million boost to repair the borough’s roads and potholes.

Resurfacing work on Folds Road

Wednesday October 4th, 8:11am

Motorists are being warned of overnight closures when work to improve a town centre road starts on Monday, October 9th. Folds Roa...

Appeal for Farnworth collision witnesses

Tuesday October 3rd, 8:10am

Police are searching for the driver of a car who fled the scene of an accident that left two men seriously injured in Farnworth. ...

Bolton’s school lunches amongst cheapest in country

Tuesday October 3rd, 8:00am

Bolton families are being reminded they can still sign up for school meals, which are amongst the most affordable in the country.

Bury Council retains Disability Confident Employer status

Friday September 29th, 8:37am

  The Government has again awarded Disability Confident Employer status to Bury Council. The scheme supports employe...

New exhibition in Bury includes 10-metre inflatable cinema

Wednesday September 27th, 8:37am

A 10-metre inflatable oscillating cinema is the highlight of a new exhibition inspired by Marcel Duchamp at Bury Art Museum. It w...

Police seek man after robbery

Tuesday September 26th, 8:22am

Police have released an image of a man after an elderly woman was robbed in Bolton. At around 12.30pm on Wednesday July 12th, pol...

Men in sheds

Monday September 25th, 8:51am

Lancashire Wildlife Trust's Men in Sheds Breightmet meet on Thursdays between 10am and 3pm to take part in lots of different projects to ...

​Recycling: it’s worth it

Monday September 25th, 8:48am

Bury Council and Recycle for Greater Manchester are teaming up with Recycle Now this Recycle Week (Monday 25 Sep to Sunday 1 Oct) to enco...

Parents praise respite care at Francis House Hospice

Monday September 25th, 8:41am

The lives of the parents of Emma Jones are dictated by their youngest daughter. Every morning the alarm sounds at 5.45 a.m. and a...

Nursery staff raise money in memory of tragic toddler

Friday September 22nd, 4:43pm

Members of staff at Bolton School Nursery took part in a duathlon to raise money for When You Wish Upon a Star in honour of Scarlett Walk...

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Thursday October 5th, 4:38pm

Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they take audiences on a fun-filled tour in Disney OnIce presents Passport to Adventure. Jour...

Stars and Stripes forever at RAF Burtonwood

Friday September 1st, 4:35pm

On September 9th and 10th, visitors to Warrington's RAF Burtonwood Heritage Centre will be whisked back in time for its annual nostalgia ...

GCSE results day - a survival guide

Tuesday August 22nd, 9:38am

The climax to years of hard work and high expectations for 16 year-olds nationwide is nearly here. As GCSE results day looms larg...

Top 10 days out in Manchester

Thursday July 27th, 12:31pm has the perfect inspiration for the summer holidays, as it reveals its top family days out in Manchester.

Joseph Holt Celebrates National Pub Aid Award

Wednesday July 26th, 10:21am

Manchester Brewer, Joseph Holt was honoured recently with a National Pub Aid award presented and judged by the All Party Parliamentary Be...

Deadline approaching for maritime photography competition

Friday July 21st, 9:38am

Amateur and professional photographers across the UK have just two weeks to enter their ultimate sea views in a photography competi...

Messy pets or extra house proud owners in north west?

Tuesday July 18th, 9:39am

Pet owners in the North West dedicate an average of one and a half hours’ extra cleaning up after their furry friends each week.

Enjoy easy gardening with raised beds and planters

Thursday June 22nd, 11:01am

Raised beds and planters are one of the easiest ways to get in to gardening and are a great way of creating extra space to grow a wide ra...

Win an Innovative Playhouse for your School

Wednesday June 7th, 11:17am

To celebrate National Playday which takes place on Wednesday, 2nd August, Forest Garden has launched a design competition, giving pre-sch...

The dangers of a diet lacking amino acids

Tuesday May 30th, 8:02am

Amino acids are the building blocks that make up the proteins which can shape and impact how we think and feel. Over 20 amino aci...

Sport News

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...

Gareth’s six of the best

Thursday September 28th, 8:20am

Not  only did Bolton Golf Club member Gareth Hastie win the Bolton Golf Association Championship but he also led the Bolton G C team...

Whites through to Carabao Cup third round

Wednesday August 23rd, 10:56am

Bolton Wanderers 3 Sheffield Wednesday 2 By William Kirkpatrick Bolton bounced back fro...

Wanderers claim second point in second city

Wednesday August 16th, 12:00pm

Birmingham City 0 Bolton Wanderers 0 By William Kirkpatrick For the third time in seven...

Wanderers claim capital point

Wednesday August 16th, 10:12am

Millwall 1 Bolton Wanderers 1 By William Kirkpatrick Following a disappointing loss to ...

Much-changed Wanderers progress in cup

Friday August 11th, 3:39pm

Crewe Alexandra 1 Bolton Wanderers 2 By William Kirkpatrick Wanderers travelled to Crew...

Vote now for Bury's sporting heroes and heroines

Thursday August 10th, 9:13am

Nominations are being sought for Bury’s annual celebration of sporting excellence, the Bury 2017 Sports Awards. The deadlin...

Reflections on an opening day defeat

Thursday August 10th, 9:08am

Bolton Wanderers 2 Leeds United 3 By William Kirkpatrick Bolton’s first game back...

Wanderers gearing up for new season

Thursday July 13th, 12:00pm

By William Kirkpatrick Players returned to the Lostock training ground at the end of last month to shake off any...

Under 14s are Lancashire Schools' Cricket Champions

Friday July 7th, 9:40am

Bolton School Boys’ Division Under 14s headed to Fylde Cricket Club to compete in the Lancashire Schools' Cricket Association Cup F...


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