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New course to help you bring children’s books to life

Thursday May 24th, 9:40am

Older adults are being offered help to bring children’s books to life and improve their young family’s literacy skills. ...

Appealing for help tracing next of kin of a man who died in Rochdale

Tuesday May 22nd, 8:30am

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the next of kin of a man who died in Rochdale.Kevin Edmund Quayle, 54, pa...

Petrol prices in the North West increase 5.6p in 12 months

Monday May 21st, 8:37am

Drivers in the North West are being forced to fork out extortionate prices for fuel, as petrol and diesel prices are up as much as 6.7p y...

Appeal for witnesses to Bury assault

Friday May 18th, 7:49am

Police are appealing for information following a serious assault outside a pub in Bury. The victim, a 19-year-old man, was outsid...

Football match in memory of Ryan

Friday May 18th, 7:46am

By William Kirkpatrick Ryan Lewis, who passed away on April&...

Beautiful weather for a walk

Tuesday May 15th, 8:37am

Bolton C.H.A. Rambling club invite you to join them on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Saturday 19th May ‘A’ - TOTT...

History Lesson in Founders and Benefactors’ Assembly

Tuesday May 15th, 8:34am

Spring Bank Holiday Monday was the anniversary of the death of Lord Leverhulme, who died in 1925. Marking the o...

Get Excited By Science at Market Place

Tuesday May 15th, 8:22am

Market Place, Bolton is hosting three days of free May Half Term fun for families, with the latest in their cal...

Go walking in the Clwydian Mountains

Thursday May 10th, 8:00am

Bolton Ramblers take their second trip to North Wales to explore the Clwydian Way on Sunday, May 20th. The coach leaves Bolton at...

Thirteenth consecutive National Water Polo title

Thursday May 10th, 7:55am

Bolton School under 18s water polo team has been commended by headmaster Philip Britton, who awarded them their...

Psychological drama for Bolton Little Theatre

Wednesday May 9th, 8:42am

The tense psychological drama (based on real life events) of John Pielmeier’s ‘Agnes Of God’ comes to Bolton Little The...

Local independent kids shoe shop celebrates 10 years in business

Wednesday May 9th, 8:36am

This May, Little Wanderers on Tonge Moor Road in Bolton, will be celebrating 10 years of trading. The family run children’s shoe sh...

Celebrate Bury’s sporting heroes and heroines

Tuesday May 8th, 6:33am

The Bury 2018 Sports Awards are on their way – and residents are invited to submit their nominations by 31 July. The awards...

Local election results in Bury

Friday May 4th, 10:14am

Labour now have a majority of 11 seats on Bury Council following Thursday's local elections. Labour won one seat (Ramsbottom) fro...

Black Milk Comes to Bolton

Friday May 4th, 10:04am

Manchester’s most iconic cafe, Black Milk, has finally extended its chocolatey reach beyond the hallowed City Centre with the...

Bolton School pupil wins Show Racism the Red Card competition

Wednesday May 2nd, 7:58am

A piece of art created by Manahil Masood, a pupil in Year 9 at Bolton School Girls' Division, has been announced as the overall winner in...

English Classics with Bolton Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday May 1st, 6:59am

Bolton Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Tom Newall, will be operforming a concert of English Classice in the Victoria Hall in Bolton on S...

Forthcoming walks with Bolton CHA Rambling Club

Tuesday May 1st, 6:49am

Bolton C.H.A. Rambling club invite you to join them on Wednesdays and Saturdays.Saturday 5th MayA – RIVINGT...

IRONMAN UK voted UK’s best triathlon

Tuesday May 1st, 6:45am

IRONMAN UK won gold in the Best Triathlon Category at the 2018 Running Awards to take the title of best triathlon in the UK, as voted for...

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Lifestyle News

Thousands of children wearing their happy shoes to improve road safety

Thursday May 24th, 9:19am

As part of Walk to School Week this year, over 70,000 children across the UK wore the shoes that make them happiest – whether that ...

Device-free family fun together this Summer at Treetop Nets

Friday May 18th, 7:52am

A woodland based attraction which has sites throughout the North is offering families an adventurous way to spe...

Children’s Favourite TV Pups Celebrate Real-Life Little Heroes

Wednesday May 16th, 8:18am

Parents of pre-schoolers across the country will be very familiar with Chase, Rubble, Skye, and Marshall, just some of the heroic p...

Those paws were made for walking this month!

Tuesday May 8th, 6:35am

Summer is nearly here and with it comes the lighter evenings and warmer weather, making it the p...

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...

Sport News

Wanderers live to fight another day

Tuesday May 22nd, 8:29am

By William Kirkpatrick Miraculously – and thanks to so...

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...


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