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2014/09/19 05:22
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TRIBUTES have been paid to a ‘popular’, ‘supportive’ and ‘independent’ great-grandmother, who has died at the age of 100. Emily Neary died from complications of pneumonia on Wednesday September 10 at...
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2014/09/18 05:24
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GROUPS which protect the country’s heritage have made last-minute objections to controversial plans to demolish the former Theatre Church. The plans to knock down the weddings and function venue in...
2014/09/17 09:22
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UKIP in Bolton have denied a split in the group after another falling-out between one of its councillors and senior branch members. Little Lever councillor Paul Richardson has spoken out against an...
2014/09/12 09:22
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TWINKLE-toed couple Ken and Dorothy Garland are celebrating 60 happy years of marriage — which their family put down to a life-long love of dance. The pair met in 1947 at Bolton Parish Church Hall...
2014/09/11 17:22
2014/09/11 17:22
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A THEATRE group is ready to grace the stage at a new venue with a comedy by J. B. Priestley. The group has been looking for a new home since the closure of the Theatre Church, Astley Bridge, in 2012...
2014/09/11 07:22
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A FUNDRAISING champion will mark Fred Dibnah’s memory by jumping 10,000 feet from a plane to raise funds for the charity which treated him in his final days. Wendy Close will take part in a parachute...
2014/09/10 07:22
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DOMESTIC abuse survivor Eve Thomas has been shortlisted for a prestigious award for her Eve’s Law campaign. She is a finalist at the National Personal Safety Awards, run by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust,...
2014/09/10 07:22
2014/09/10 07:22
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PET shops and garden centres should be banned from selling kittens and puppies, according to a Bolton MP. Julie Hilling also wants prospective owners to be able to see a young animal interact with...
2014/09/10 05:22
2014/09/10 05:22
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A VIDEO showing a semi-naked man wearing a burka while doing an ice bucket challenge outside a mosque is being investigated by police. The clip shows the man, clutching a packet of bacon, with...
2014/09/08 08:22
2014/09/08 08:22
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A NEW church joining together three congregations from Bolton will be completed within weeks. Triangle Community Methodist Church, which is being built on the site of the former Delph Hill Methodist...
2014/09/08 07:22
2014/09/08 07:22
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A FLY-TIPPER has been fined for dumping bags of rubbish near his home. Istvan Lakatos, aged 30, was challenged by Bolton Council’s environment enforcement officers after complaints had been made...
2014/09/07 05:22
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A THIEF stole a car from a petrol station forecourt while its owner paid for fuel — then smashed it into a tree. Prolific criminal Bobby Stewart was caught through DNA left on an airbag which...
2014/09/05 05:22
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VICTIMS of crime in Bolton are being asked to turn detective to solve their own cases. A cyclist from Astley Bridge was asked to scour the internet to see if he could see his stolen bike for sale —...
2014/09/05 05:22
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DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after a video showing the execution of the American journalist James Foley was posted on a Bolton Facebook page. Police said the shocking video was posted on...
2014/09/04 07:22
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ENTERPRISING youngster Isabel Haig was heartbroken when her prized iPod was stolen. But rather than begging her mum to buy her a new gadget, the 10-year-old entrepreneur set up her own business...
2014/09/02 10:22
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DOMESTIC abuse activist Eve Thomas teamed up with another campaigner to complete her penultimate climb in her “mountain and miles” challenge. The 46-year-old has spent her summer hiking up seven...
2014/09/01 11:22
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A YEAR of dedication and talent both on and off the theatre stage was celebrated at a prestigious awards ceremony in Bolton on Friday night. More than 200 people applauded and cheered on fellow...
2014/08/30 08:30
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GREEN-FINGERED Johnson Fold residents have been given a boost by Asda. More than 50 families in Johnson Fold are being shown how to grow their own vegetables by staff from the supermarket in Moss...
2014/08/29 08:22
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TRIBUTES have been paid to a “real gentleman” who died after falling from cliffs in Scotland aged just 25. Gary Kearns, originally from Astley Bridge, was found at the foot of Arbroath Cliffs on...
2014/08/27 09:22
2014/08/27 09:22
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MEMBERS of Bolton’s thriving dance and theatre community say the planned closure of the Albert Halls for a year highlights the need for a dedicated performance venue in the town. Some amateur theatre...
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