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"Take a step back and consider your relationship" - Police launch pre-Valentine's Day domestic abuse crackdown

The Bolton News - ‎9 hours ago‎
DOMESTIC violence suspects will be targeted in a pre-Valentine's Day round-up of offenders. Hundreds of officers will take to the streets of Bolton and the nine other Greater Manchester boroughs to look for wanted individuals ahead of the day of love ...

Town-proud Bolton children lead the fight against anti-social behaviour

The Bolton News - ‎9 hours ago‎
YOUNG people want to shout loud and proud about how much they love their village. Children from local primary schools in Little Lever are standing up for their area following a series of incidents of anti social behaviour.

UPDATED/VIDEO: Tributes to 17-year-old car crash victim Latham Schofield

The Bolton News - ‎21 hours ago‎
TRIBUTES have been paid to a 'loving son' killed in an horrific car crash in Farnworth. The 17-year-old, named locally as Latham Schofield, died when the car he was travelling in smashed into a tree on Plodder Lane opposite the Costcutters shop.

Crash man died after warning family he wanted to kill himself

The Bolton News - ‎22 hours ago‎
A CAR crash victim told his mother he wanted to kill himself just days before his speeding vehicle smashed into a school wall. At an inquest in Bolton, Steven Smith's mother Jennifer Smith said he had been upset over the breakdown of his relationship ...

Bolton breaking news for Friday February 12

The Bolton News - ‎8 hours ago‎
It's chilly. It's Friday. It's the Bolton breaking news blog with crime reporter Ian Proctor at the helm. image. Bolton breaking news for Friday February 12.

Turn gasometer land into free car parking

The Bolton News - ‎2 hours ago‎
AS reported, I see the gas holders in Spa Road/Gas Street are being demolished. I wonder what the future intended use of this large area of land is destined to be?

HOCKEY: Goals galore as Bolton's second teams keep title bids on track

The Bolton News - ‎9 hours ago‎
THERE were big wins for Bolton's second teams this week with the ladies continuing their dream of winning the league with a 5-2 victory against Glossop, while the men's second team hit double figures when they ran out 10-0 winners against bottom side ...

'Intimidation' fuelled by anonymous letters scuppers plan to house asylum seeker family in Kearsley

The Bolton News - ‎7 hours ago‎
A PLAN to move a family of asylum seekers into a vacant Kearsley property has been scrapped after "as a result of intimidation" in the nearby community.

Mum successfully appeals against son's exclusion from school

The Bolton News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Emma Gregson's son Logan, aged 13, was excluded from St Joseph's RC School in Horwich in the summer term 2015 for disruptive behaviour.

Labour storm to victory in Crompton by-election

The Bolton News - ‎15 hours ago‎
LABOUR have won the Bolton Council Crompton by-election with a huge landslide victory.- securing 71 per cent of the vote. Cllr Bilkis Bashir-Ismail secured just short of 2,000 votes to take the position left vacant following the death of her sister ...

Probe into Radcliffe man's canal death to continue

The Bolton News - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
AN INVESTIGATION into what caused the death of a Radcliffe man found in a canal is set to continue today. The body of Peter Grant, aged 48, of Farcroft Avenue, was discovered in the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal, off Bury Road, on the morning of ...

Work continuing to remove iconic gas holders

The Bolton News - ‎20 hours ago‎
The National Grid is currently removing gas holders on Spa Road as part of a national programme to regenerate old sites and put them to more productive use in the future.

Pupils given a powerful insight into the Great War

The Bolton News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
SCHOOLGIRLS were captivated by actor Peter Gill's one-man performance in a play about the First World War. The play, which took to the stage at Bolton School girls' division, is called Great War and is based around character Private Tommy Atkins.
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Bolton School staff give up weekend to help community's most vulnerable

The Bolton News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
HELPING HAND: Karen Riley, Catering Manager, (centre) with Marie Buckley (left) and Tracy Peacock (right). Saiqa Chaudhari / / News.
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UPDATED: Five men held in child sex funfair investigation

The Bolton News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
FIVE men have been arrested over 'extremely serious' allegations of child sex offences and human trafficking as a result of a police investigation relating to a Bolton-based travelling funfair.

Post office targeted by daring raiders who blew up a cash machine set to re-open

The Bolton News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A POST office targeted by raiders who blew up a cash machine and escaped with thousands of pounds is set to re-open in April. Bradshaw Post Office in Lee Gate will re-open on Monday, April 25, after being refurbished following the incident in October ...

Famous Farnworth footballer Alan Ball honoured in building renovation

The Bolton News - ‎22 hours ago‎
A LUXURY apartment block has been named after one of Farnworth's most celebrated sons - a World Cup-winning soccer star. Alan Ball House, a former baptist church on Bolton Road in Farnworth, has been has developed into homes as part of a £700,000 ...

Five arrested in Bolton fun fair human trafficking and child sex investigation

This Is Lancashire - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
POLICE have made a number of arrests in connection with a child sexual exploitation investigation relating to a Bolton based fun fair.
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