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Bolton News
In the dock: 13 people who have appeared in court in BoltonParrot thief fined A PARROT thief who stole a pet from a Bolton shop has been
In the dock: 13 people who have appeared in court in Bolton
Bolton News / Posted 14 hours ago
Parrot thief fined A PARROT thief who stole a pet from a Bolton shop has been sentenced to do 80 hours unpaid work by Bolton magistrates. Shaun Devaney, aged 30, of Hulton Lane, Bolton, pleaded guilty to taking the parrot, valued at £800, from... Read more
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Bolton News
Appeal for safe return of pet parrotA FAMILY is offering a reward for the safe return of their pet parrot, who disa
Appeal for safe return of pet parrot
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
A FAMILY is offering a reward for the safe return of their pet parrot, who disappeared earlier this week. The green Amazon parrot responds to the same Jasper and was lost in the Astley Bridge area on Monday at about 3.15pm. His devastated owner... Read more
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Bolton News
Councillors united in backing 'fabulous town centre play area'A NEW children’s play area will be built in Bolton town centre after councillor
Councillors united in backing 'fabulous town centre play area'
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
A NEW children’s play area will be built in Bolton town centre after councillors unanimously approved plans. Members of the planning committee were full of praise of the authority’s plan to create the new play area — complete with the all important... Read more
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Bolton News
Parents 'unhappy with primary education in Bolton' new free school claimsA NEW school opening in Bolton has claimed parents feel many primary schools in
Parents 'unhappy with primary education in Bolton' new free school claims
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
A NEW school opening in Bolton has claimed parents feel many primary schools in the town are failing their children. The Olive School, a new Muslim faith primary school, will be run by the Tauheedul Trust, which set up the Eden School for Boys in... Read more
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Bolton News
Astley Bridge firm awarded internationally recognised quality standardsAN Astley Bridge firm is celebrating after being awarded two internationally re
Astley Bridge firm awarded internationally recognised quality standards
Bolton News / Posted 8 days ago
AN Astley Bridge firm is celebrating after being awarded two internationally recognised quality standards. Franking Sense, which is based in the former Astley Bridge Library in Moss Bank Way, has earned the ISO 9001 and the ISO 14001. The ISO 9001... Read more
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Bolton News
Employer speaks of pride after dedicated charity worker awarded the MBEA DEDICATED charity worker has been awarded the MBE. Tom Ridyard received his
Employer speaks of pride after dedicated charity worker awarded the MBE
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
A DEDICATED charity worker has been awarded the MBE. Tom Ridyard received his award from Prince Charles and said the whole occasion was "wonderful". Daniel Gilbert, operations director of the firm which is based in the old Astley Bridge library,... Read more
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Bolton News
In the dock: 11 people who have appeared in court in BoltonOur regular round up of people who have appeared in Bolton's courts. Attacker
In the dock: 11 people who have appeared in court in Bolton
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
Our regular round up of people who have appeared in Bolton's courts. Attacker sentenced A TONGE Fold man must carry out 250 hours of unpaid work after admitting assaulting another man. Gary Costello, aged 25, of Kelstern Close, was also ordered to... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - August 12, 2015EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted s
Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - August 12, 2015
Bolton News / Posted 20 days ago
EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted suspects. Alfred Sloane, aged 37, failed to appear at Bolton Magistrates' Court on July 28 to answer a charge of possessing an offensive weapon. He is now wanted and has... Read more
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Bolton News
Bromley Cross family appearing on ITV game show with Bolton soap starA FAMILY from Bromley Cross will take centre stage on an ITV gameshow this week
Bromley Cross family appearing on ITV game show with Bolton soap star
Bolton News / Posted 21 days ago
A FAMILY from Bromley Cross will take centre stage on an ITV gameshow this weekend — all thanks to a 10-year-old who wanted to be on television. Izzie Darbyshire, a pupil at Eagley Junior School, dreamed of appearing on Keep it in the Family after... Read more
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Bolton News
The Darbyshires are keeping it in the family as they appear on an ITV gameshowA FAMILY from Bromley Cross will take centre stage on an ITV gameshow this week
The Darbyshires are keeping it in the family as they appear on an ITV gameshow
Bolton News / Posted 21 days ago
A FAMILY from Bromley Cross will take centre stage on an ITV gameshow this weekend — all thanks to a 10-year-old who wanted to be on television. Izzie Darbyshire, a pupil at Eagley Junior School, dreamed of appearing on Keep it in the Family after... Read more
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Bolton News
Two 'lifeline' bus services in Bolton savedTWO 'lifeline' bus service have been saved — after transport chiefs stepped in.
Two 'lifeline' bus services in Bolton saved
Bolton News / Posted 21 days ago
TWO 'lifeline' bus service have been saved — after transport chiefs stepped in. The 535 between Bolton and Belmont and the 537 between Bank Top and Bolton were due to be axed — after operator Arriva announced it would be ending the services from the... Read more
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Bolton News
Two 'lifeline' bus services to Belmont and Bank Top savedTWO 'lifeline' bus service have been saved — after transport chiefs stepped in.
Two 'lifeline' bus services to Belmont and Bank Top saved
Bolton News / Posted 21 days ago
TWO 'lifeline' bus service have been saved — after transport chiefs stepped in. The 535 between Bolton and Belmont and the 537 between Bank Top and Bolton were due to be axed — after operator Arriva announced it would be ending the services from the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Villagers facing eight-mile round trip after Post Office closureSOME villagers are facing an eight-mile round trip after the closure of a sub p
Villagers facing eight-mile round trip after Post Office closure
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
SOME villagers are facing an eight-mile round trip after the closure of a sub post office. Belmont Post Office, High Street, will be closed from August 26 temporarily after the resignation of the postmaster. MORE TOP STORIES: The post office and... Read more
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Bolton News
Run-down pub in Astley Bridge a step closer to transformation as latest plans approvedDeveloper Nick Howcroft is developing the former Three Pigeons Pub into the Hen
Run-down pub in Astley Bridge a step closer to transformation as latest plans approved
Bolton News / Posted 25 days ago
Developer Nick Howcroft is developing the former Three Pigeons Pub into the Henighans Mediterranean restaurant and bar as well as creating seven apartments in the rear of the building. He has now been granted permission by the council to create an... Read more
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Bolton News
Public invited to hear councillors grill water chiefs over shortageTHE public are invited to attend a meeting in which United Utilities chiefs wil
Public invited to hear councillors grill water chiefs over shortage
Bolton News / Posted 25 days ago
THE public are invited to attend a meeting in which United Utilities chiefs will be grilled about the recent Bolton water crisis. Bolton Council’s Environmental Services Scrutiny Committee has approved an agenda item inviting a representative from... Read more
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Bolton News
In the dock: 6 people from Bolton who have appeared in courtA drink driver has been jailed after being found to be behind the wheel while f
In the dock: 6 people from Bolton who have appeared in court
Bolton News / Posted 28 days ago
A drink driver has been jailed after being found to be behind the wheel while four times over the legal limit in Tonge Moor. Christopher Warren, aged 31, of Chorley Old Road, was sent to prison for 16 weeks after being caught on May 14 in Horsa... Read more
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Bolton News
Drug dealer who posed for photograph with cannabis haul must pay £20,000 in three months — or go to jailA DRUG dealer who had his picture taken with a cannabis haul must pay £20,000 i
Drug dealer who posed for photograph with cannabis haul must pay £20,000 in three months — or go to jail
Bolton News / Posted 28 days ago
A DRUG dealer who had his picture taken with a cannabis haul must pay £20,000 in three months — or go to jail. Jay Kabito was ordered to do community service in September last year, after he admitted possessing cannabis and being concerned in the... Read more
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Bolton News
Residents out in force to save vital bus linkSCORES of residents came out in force to demand that vital bus services are not
Residents out in force to save vital bus link
Bolton News / Posted 1 months ago
SCORES of residents came out in force to demand that vital bus services are not axed. Earlier this month it was revealed that Arriva North West will no longer operate the 535 service to Belmont or its 537 route to Astley Bridge from the end of... Read more

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