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Sixth form girls rise to Chemistry Challenge

Friday July 13th, 9:05am

Year 12 students from Bolton School Girls’ Division have enjoyed success at the recent Cambridge Lower Si...

Appeal after firearm discharged in Bolton

Thursday July 12th, 10:11am

Police are appealing for witnesses to a firearms discharge in Bolton. Shortly before midnight on Wednesday July 11th, police were...

Delegation from Tulle visits Bury

Thursday July 12th, 10:09am

The Mayor of Bury, Councillor Jane Black was delighted to host a delegation of visitors from their twin town of Tulle in France. ...

New powers sought to improve Bolton town centre

Thursday July 12th, 10:06am

People are being asked for their views on the introduction of new powers to reduce anti-social behaviour in Bol...

Primary Engineer’s Leadership Award

Wednesday July 11th, 8:21am

Year 6 pupil Ollie Evans from Bolton School Junior Boys’ School has collected the prestigious P...

MP leaves his position in Government

Tuesday July 10th, 9:14am

Bolton West MP Chris Green has resigned from his position as a Parliamentary Private Secretary at the Departmen...

Forthcoming walks with Bolton CHA Rambling Club

Tuesday July 10th, 8:51am

Bolton C.H.A. Rambling club invite you to join them on Wednesdays and Saturdays Saturday 14th July ‘A&r...

Boys in Port Sunlight Takeover

Tuesday July 10th, 8:49am

Bolton School Boys’ Division pupils from Years 7 to 13 took part in a museum takeover day entitled 

Meet Mr Incredible in Bolton

Tuesday July 10th, 8:46am

Mr Incredible will be visiting The Light Cinema Bolton from July 13th to July 15th for the opening weekend of the Incredibles 2. ...

Nominate your favourite Bury sporting heroes

Monday July 9th, 9:32am

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

Appealing for help in tracing Bolton man's next of kin

Friday July 6th, 8:32am

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the next of kin of a Bolton man. John Francis Rudd, 63, passed away at ...

Appealing for help in tracing Bolton man's next of kin of a

Friday July 6th, 8:32am

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the next of kin of a Bolton man. John Francis Rudd, 63, passed away at ...

Westhoughton preparing for Yarn Bombing

Friday July 6th, 8:08am

Westhoughton Yarn Bombing Festival 2018 takes place over the weekend of July 14 and 15. It will be a weekend of entertainment, ar...

Latest on Winter Hill fire

Wednesday July 4th, 8:23am

Lancashire FRS say 12 fire engines were at the scene of the Winter Hill fire overnight with full operations res...

Forthcoming walks with Bolton CHA Rambling Club

Wednesday July 4th, 8:15am

Bolton C.H.A. Rambling club invite you to join them on Wednesdays and Saturdays; Saturday 7th July‘A’ - W...

Bury shooting - police release CCTV images

Tuesday July 3rd, 9:50am

Police investigating a shooting in Bury have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with the incident. ...

Firefighters continue to battle Winter Hill blaze

Tuesday July 3rd, 9:22am

There were 30 fire engines fighting the blaze on Winter Hill this morning. La...

Festival of Ageing launch

Monday July 2nd, 8:50am

A special festival to celebrate the joys of getting older will take place on Tuesday, July 3.

MP accuses Bolton Council of ‘harassing’ small businesses

Monday July 2nd, 8:48am

Bolton West MP Chris Green has slammed Bolton Council’s ‘extreme interpretation’ of waste management laws after being i...

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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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