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Flashing speed signs to make roads safer

Thursday January 19th, 2:28pm

Work is underway to install approximately 140 flashing speed signs outside schools. Flashing advisory 20mph speed limit signs...

Grant to create a warm welcome at Bolton Museum

Wednesday January 18th, 2:47pm

Visitors' first impressions of Bolton Library and Museum Service are set to be improved thanks to a grant from the Department of Culture,...

Former Head Boy is new Old Rivingtonian president

Tuesday January 17th, 10:01am

The Association of Old Rivingtonians will appoint a former head boy as its new president at At its forthcoming AGM. Mr Jim Andrew...

Octagon auditions for a dog in new play

Tuesday January 17th, 9:57am

Octagon Theatre Bolton is looking for dog owners who would like their canine companion to audition for the forthcoming production of The ...

Body found at Bolton house

Tuesday January 17th, 9:50am

Police investigating the murder of a missing woman from Lancashire have discovered a body. Officers investigating the disappearan...

Sixty seven years and still buzzing!

Monday January 16th, 9:34am

By Ray Irving I must have a low attention span, I mean I’m on my fourth career. I left school at fifteen a...

Latest on the roads

Monday January 16th, 9:24am

Lever Park Avenue (jct Fearnhead Ave), Horwich - Temporary traffic lights until Friday 03/02/2017 as National Grid Gasl ...

Grant Awards from Horwich Town Council

Wednesday January 11th, 1:25pm

Horwich Town Council will be awarding its next round of grant funding for the current year to local voluntary and community organisations...

Bolton Symphony Orchestra's New Year Viennese Concert

Tuesday January 10th, 2:28pm

Bolton Symphony Orchestra’s popular New Year’s Viennese Concert takes place on Saturday, January 28th, in the Vict...

Chris Green MP meets survivors of the Holocaust at launch of Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Monday January 9th, 3:03pm

Chris Green MP met with survivors of the Holocaust at a special event in Parliament to mark the launch of Holocaust Memorial Day.

Church repaired thanks to Lottery and Landfill funding

Monday January 9th, 2:48pm

The historic St.Catherine’s church in Horwich has completed a major repair project thanks to grants from the Heritage Lottery Fund ...

Lidl set to bring more jobs to Logistics North

Friday January 6th, 9:35am

Lidl is set to bring up to 500 new jobs to the area after buying a site at the Harworth Group’s flagship Logistics North developmen...

First glimpse at new Bolton Egyptology gallery

Wednesday January 4th, 2:31pm

Bolton Museum has revealed for the first time how its new Egyptology gallery could look. Conceptual designs for the Eternal Egypt...

Appeal after man hit by car in Bolton

Thursday December 29th, 4:33pm

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in a collision in Bolton. At about 9.20am on Friday December...

Police want to trace William Greasley's relative

Thursday December 29th, 4:32pm

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the next-of-kin of a man from Bolton. William Greasley, 62, died in a c...

MP pledges support for medical technology to improve lives

Wednesday December 28th, 2:49pm

Bolton West and Atherton MP Chris Green is backing a new campaign to improve patient access to life-changing medical technology on the NH...

Council rapped as first luxury homes are built

Friday December 23rd, 3:48pm

Bolton Council has been criticised for selling off land for exclusive homes as the first of the 28 new houses off Church Street were buil...

Do you have a photo failure that could be a winner?

Friday December 23rd, 3:46pm

The search is on to find the UK's best photo fails and its organisers are looking for people in Horwich to get involved an...

Spatial Framework consultation extended

Thursday December 22nd, 8:04am

Public consultation on the draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework has been extended until January 16th. Bolton Council an...

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Friday January 13th, 12:41pm

Octagon Theatre Bolton and the University of Bolton are proud to present the rarely pe...

Good citizens urged to step up in snowy weather

Tuesday January 10th, 2:30pm

People should help their fellow citizens this winter without fear of being sued, say lawyers as the Met Office issues severe weather warn...

Peppa Pig and Save the Children launch Muddy Puddle Walk charity fundraiser

Monday January 9th, 2:58pm

This spring, Entertainment One’s (eOne) Peppa Pig is teaming up with the world’s leading children’s charity, Save the C...

Teaching is a New Year Resolution for many

Friday January 6th, 9:47am

The trend of New Year career resolutions looks set to be as popular as ever with data from last January 2016 showing online search terms ...

Could you join our Dream Team in 2017?

Wednesday January 4th, 2:46pm

If you’re making plans for the New Year and are looking for a great way to spend your spare time, make like-minded  friends an...

Police remind revellers not to go crazy the Mad Friday

Thursday December 15th, 2:58pm

Greater Manchester Police is asking party-goers to consider their actions and consequences ahead of Mad Friday. Hundreds of thous...

Keep your pets safe this Christmas

Tuesday December 13th, 8:19am

With Christmas just around the corner, families throughout the UK are excitedly preparing for the upcoming festivities. However, whilst i...


Thursday December 8th, 9:26am

It may be cold outside but there is plenty of gardening you can do with your feet up inside at this time of year.  Now is the best t...

Silly just got serious

Tuesday December 6th, 1:58pm

Silliness will be sweeping the nation on Friday 16th December as schools, homes and offices across the country will be di...

Speak out to beat the noise when eating out in Lancashire

Monday December 5th, 7:45am

Ahead of noisy festive get-togethers national charity Action on Hearing Loss is calling on local people to speak out against background n...

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Centurions to unveil alternative kit at Battle of The Borough

Thursday January 19th, 2:35pm

Centurions To Unveil Alternative Playing Kit At The Battle of The Borough This Sunday Leigh Centurions will unveil their alternat...

Rampant Whites too good for Gills

Thursday December 15th, 2:44pm

By William Kirkpatrick Overcast and rainy skies drew over the Macron as Bolton prepared to face low ranked Gilli...

Wanderers' FA Cup run goes on

Thursday December 8th, 8:57am

By William Kirkpatrick Bolton Wanderers approached the second round of the FA Cup with relative confidence after...

Wanderers impressive despite uncertainty

Friday December 2nd, 9:41am

By William Kirkpatrick Bolton made the three-hour journey to Northampton for their final match of the month and,...

Doc and Dek Charity Challenge update

Thursday December 1st, 2:51pm

Leigh Centurions Owner Derek Beaumont reports good progress after the first fortnight of his bid to become the Biggest Loser in the Betfr...

Wanderers make amends for defeat

Friday November 25th, 2:42pm

By William Kirkpatrick Bolton faced Millwall, hoping to make amends for their defeat last time out at Peterborou...

Monthly award curse strikes again

Friday November 18th, 12:21pm

By William Kirkpatrick Before Bolton’s away match on Sunday, it was announced that star Zach Clough had wo...

Cup Competition Special

Friday November 11th, 4:18pm

By William Kirkpatrick  Bolton faced Grimsby on Saturday in the first round of the FA Cup - the earliest ro...

Young Harriers shine on the road

Thursday November 10th, 2:34pm

Bolton School Year 8 pupil Matthew Mair competed in the National Road Relay Championships at Sutton Coldfield. This was a big competition...

Leuluai relishing return

Monday November 7th, 3:10pm

New Zealand international Thomas Leuluai is relishing his return to Wigan Warriors. The former Wigan favourite will return to fam...

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