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Poppy appeal off to good start

Friday October 28th, 11:03am

Following a successful year in 2015, when the final amount collected passed the £44,000 mark, the Poppy Appeal is off to a good sta...

Barista coffee firm set to boost charity fundraiser

Thursday October 27th, 9:50am

Westhoughton-based rijo42, a leading UK manufacturer in commercial barista-style coffee machines, is once again supporting St. Gemma...

Petition against 1,700 houses handed to council

Wednesday October 26th, 8:40am

Bolton West MP Chris Green has presented a petition signed by over 2,000 people to Bolton Town Hall. The petition calls on Counci...

Westhoughton Council to reward environmentalists

Wednesday October 26th, 8:34am

Westhoughton Town Council will present an Environmental Award  in 2016 to a voluntary group or organisation, a school, a church, an ...

Don't miss Adlington St Paul's annual Craft Fair

Tuesday October 25th, 9:26am

Looking for a gift for someone special or just fancy treating yourself! Then pop along to Adlington St Paul’s Church’...

Entries to open for Ironkids 2017

Tuesday October 25th, 9:24am

Entries open at 9am on Wednesday, October 26th for the world’s largest Ironkids event – in Bolton. The race, whic...

Getting ready for winter

Monday October 24th, 10:05am

Free advice on keeping safe and preparing for the colder weather will be available at Bolton Council’s annual ‘get ready for ...

On the roads in Horwich, Blackrod and Westhoughton

Monday October 24th, 9:51am

Blackrod Bypass, Blackrod - Lane closure from Friday 28/10/2016 until Thursday 03/11/2016 for Electricity NW works ...

Youth Support Organisation is FSB Annual Awards finalists

Friday October 21st, 9:38am

Horwich-based business man and school Governor at Rivington and Blackrod High School, Simon Foster, who formed his company, the Education...

MP wears it pink for families affected by breast cancer

Thursday October 20th, 7:51am

Bolton West and Atherton MP Chris Green has shown support for women affected by breast cancer by dressing up in pink and encouraging thei...

Talented young artists can now draw cash!

Wednesday October 19th, 8:50am

Talented artists from St Mary's RC Primary School in Horwich are now able to celebrate as winners of the art competition organised by the...

MP backing residents to save Horwich to Leigh bus

Monday October 17th, 10:28am

An MP is backing residents in a campaign to keep a bus that links Middlebrook to Leigh. Bolton West and Atherton MP Chris Green w...

Family of dad who died following Horwich collision pay tribute to him

Monday October 17th, 10:23am

The family of a dad who died following a collision in Bolton has paid tribute to him. Shortly before 2am on Wednesday October 12,...

Appeal after disorder between football fans in Horwich

Saturday October 15th, 6:07pm

Police are appealing for information after disorder broke out between football supporters in Horwich town centre. Shortly before ...

Megan and Niamh's Three Day Triathlon

Friday October 14th, 2:47pm

Two young girls from Adlington are planning to test their endurance levels to raise funds for Friends of Adlington Library and The Librar...

Heath Charnock WI Autumn Fair

Thursday October 13th, 3:29pm

Heath Charnock WI will be holding an Autumn Fair and Afternoon Tea on Saturday October 29th at The United Reform Church on Railway Road A...

Snow slide returns for 2016 Winter Festival

Wednesday October 12th, 4:18pm

A huge snow slide, a covered ice rink and a festive market will be the star attractions in Bolton town centre this Christmas. Thi...

MP welcomes record numbers back in work

Wednesday October 12th, 4:15pm

Local MP Chris Green has welcomed the news that the number of people in work across the UK is at a record level, the rate of women in wor...

Bolton Kia becomes patron of Bolton Lads & Girls Club

Tuesday October 11th, 8:18am

Europe's number one Kia Dealership, Bolton Kia, is proud to announce that it is now Patron of Bolton Lads & Girls Club (BLGC) - a you...

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Motorists warned to watch for deer in mating season

Monday October 17th, 10:24am

Highways England and The Deer Initiative have joined forces to warn motorists about the heightened risk of collisions involving deer at t...

Horwich hair and beauty salon expands

Thursday October 6th, 8:16am

A Horwich hair salon with a cutting edge approach to business has extended its premises to move into a new era. Masquerade Hair a...

Get spooky this Halloween to fight meningitis

Wednesday October 5th, 2:15pm

Leading UK meningitis charity, Meningitis Now is calling on local families and community groups to become spooky supporters this Hallowee...

The Royal Ballet's Nutcracker live at the cinema

Thursday September 29th, 8:22am

The Nutcracker, a firm family favourite, will be screened live into cinemas around the world on Wednesday 16 December at 7.15pm with a re...

Schools testing kills joy of reading says War Horse author

Wednesday September 21st, 8:44am

War Horse author and former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo will today criticise testing in schools for killing the joy of rea...

Target Ovarian Cancer Being Together in Lancashire

Monday September 19th, 8:46am

Target Ovarian Cancer are holding a free event for women across the North West who have had a diagnosis of ovarian cancer. It Tak...

The Ramblers inspires people in the North West to Walk About

Friday September 2nd, 9:57am

The Ramblers is reminding people in the North West to step out for Walk About this September - i...

GBBO gift range is launched

Thursday September 1st, 9:55am

A new range of Great British Bake Off gifts has launched for fans of the show, and to coincide with the seventh series of The Great ...

Smart meters available

Tuesday August 23rd, 9:21am

E.ON meter readers are offering customers in Bolton smart meters as part of a new trial to assess take-up. Smart meters, which are free t...

275 motorists arrested during summer drink and drug drive clampdown

Thursday August 11th, 5:24pm

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) arrested 275 motorists during this year’s summer drink and drug drive operation.  More...

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Wanderers claim the derby spoils

Thursday October 27th, 9:44am

By William Kirkpatrick More than 3,000 Bolton supporters took the short mile trip to Bury to see Bolton at Gigg ...

Wanderers make it three in a row

Wednesday October 19th, 4:22pm

By William Kirkpatrick After an horrific performance against Oxford, Bolton Wanderers certainly ironed out any p...

Centurions face Magic clash with Red Devils

Wednesday October 19th, 8:33am

Leigh Centurions will take on Salford Red Devils as they get their first-ever taste of a Magic Weekend in 2017. The game at St Ja...

Familiar failings surface at Wanderers

Friday October 7th, 9:20am

By William Kirkpatrick Bolton's past four seasons have been summed up in the past couple of months. They...

Leigh Centurions Sign Glenn Stewart

Monday September 26th, 3:53pm

Leigh Centurions have confirmed the signing of former Australian international forward Glenn Stewart on a two-year contract until th...

A month at the Macron - August

Thursday September 22nd, 3:50pm

August is like Christmas to a football season as it means that the new campaign starts for clubs all over the world. Bolton go into the n...

Boston honoured

Wednesday September 7th, 2:24pm

A statue of rugby league star Billy Boston has been unveiled. The Cardiff-born scored 478 tries in 487 games for Wigan, becoming ...

Big Sam fills the big seat!

Friday September 2nd, 10:00am

By Will Kirkpatrick A Messiah to Bolton Wanderers fans, Sam Allardyce will be on the bench as the new England Na...

Big Sam fills the big seat!

Friday September 2nd, 10:00am

By Will Kirkpatrick A Messiah to Bolton Wanderers fans, Sam Allardyce will be on the bench as the new England Na...

England star gives netball tips

Tuesday August 30th, 9:48am

During the summer holidays, 40 girls between the ages of seven and fourteen took part in Activate Sport’s Netball Fever. Th...

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