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Bolton News
Seven people flee property after fire starts in child's bedroomall did the correct thing and evacuated and waited for us." Two crews from Bol
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
all did the correct thing and evacuated and waited for us." Two crews from Bolton Central attended along with one from Horwich and were on the scene for around 30 minutes. GMFRS carries our free safety check visits that include free smoke... Read more
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Bolton News
Patient praises 'absolutely marvellous' carers at inadequate-rated agencycompany, previously known as Carewatch, for several years and has nothing but p
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
company, previously known as Carewatch, for several years and has nothing but praise for her carers. The 84-year-old, from Horwich, said: “I have been with them for six and a half years and I have always been completely satisfied with them. “The... Read more
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Bolton News
Why one stretch of road resurfacing cost half a MILLION poundsHALF a million pounds has been spent on resurfacing a main road in Horwich — an
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
HALF a million pounds has been spent on resurfacing a main road in Horwich — and the price tag has been described as 'indicative' of the current problems facing Bolton's highways department. The major road improvement works, costing £506,000, have... Read more
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Bolton News
MPs unite to fight Peel planning development in Over Hultonplan for the town centre which can be really positive, but at the same time it’
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
plan for the town centre which can be really positive, but at the same time it’s disappointing they haven’t looked after Horwich. "They don’t care about the impact the Hulton development is going to have on local residents. “It’s as if they are... Read more
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Bolton News
Danger roads are 'an accident waiting to happen'as a concern requiring ‘clever thinking’ from the council. Cllr Joyce Kellett
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
as a concern requiring ‘clever thinking’ from the council. Cllr Joyce Kellett added that the problem was ‘all over Horwich’ and questioned why the quote to improve the Church Street lights was so high. Cllr McKeon said the £100,000 price... Read more
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Bolton News
Man takes a tumble after trying to hurdle metal gate while running away from policetried to hurdle a fence while attempting to escape from police. A video shows
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
tried to hurdle a fence while attempting to escape from police. A video shows a vehicle being pursued down Cedar Avenue in Horwich in the early hours of this morning. Footage from a police vehicle shows the car being followed at around 25mph down... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Concerns for missing teenager who may have headed to Birkenheadlast seen wearing a white polo shirt, black trousers and a black coat. He know
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 days ago
last seen wearing a white polo shirt, black trousers and a black coat. He known to have links to Rawtenstall, Preston and Horwich as well as Birkenhead, and police believe he may have travelled to one of those areas. Anyone with information can... Read more
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Bolton News
Have you seen 15-old Lewis Edwards?seen at around midday yesterday, in Rivington and did not return to his home in
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
seen at around midday yesterday, in Rivington and did not return to his home in Garstang, Lancashire. He also has links to Horwich as well as Rawtenstall, Preston and Birkenhead and may have travelled to one of those areas. Anyone with information... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Police concern for missing teenage boyyesterday (Monday) in Rivington. Officers said he did not return home to Garst
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
yesterday (Monday) in Rivington. Officers said he did not return home to Garstang, but has links to Rawtenstall, Preston, Horwich and Birkenhead and may have travelled to one of those areas. PC Natalie Craddock said: “We are becoming increasingly... Read more
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Bolton News
Horwich Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Show 2017GROWERS, makers and bakers showed off the fruits of their labour at the Horwich
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
GROWERS, makers and bakers showed off the fruits of their labour at the Horwich Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Show. The community centre was packed with homegrown produce as well as sweeter alternatives including homemade jams and cakes. There were... Read more
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Bolton News
Council must 'regain trust of community' over Loco Works developmentA crowd of more than 100 people attended a public meeting tonight, organised by
Bolton News / Posted 6 days ago
A crowd of more than 100 people attended a public meeting tonight, organised by the Horwich First community group and chaired by Chris Green MP, to air their concerns over the huge site earmarked for 1,700homes. Julie Aldcroft, who has worked on the... Read more
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Bury Times
Commuters urged to prepare for major disruption as bus staff decide to strike on every Monday in OctoberBolton - Bury 561 Withins - Bolton 562 Withins - Bolton 571 Great Lever - Bo
Bury Times / Posted 6 days ago
Bolton - Bury 561 Withins - Bolton 562 Withins - Bolton 571 Great Lever - Bolton 572 Great Lever - Bolton 575 Horwich Old Lords Estate - Bolton 582 Bolton - Leigh Atherton 986 Swinton - Canon Slade HS V1 Leigh - Manchester Royal... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
These bus services will be hit by major strike action every Monday in OctoberBolton Breightmet 562 Withins - Bolton Breightmet 571 Great Lever - Bolton Sw
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
Bolton Breightmet 562 Withins - Bolton Breightmet 571 Great Lever - Bolton Swan Ln 572 Great Lever - Bolton Swan Ln 575 Horwich Old Lords Estate - Bolton Chorley New Rd 582 Bolton - Leigh Atherton 986 Swinton - Canon Slade HS Walkden V1 Leigh... Read more
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Bolton News
'I was so worried all of the time, it made me feel ill' — Carers' concerns over inadequate agencythey have now. “Sometimes you would have two minutes between your appointments
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
they have now. “Sometimes you would have two minutes between your appointments that were at completely different ends of Horwich.” The CQC inspectors also raised concerns about clients sometimes having to administer their own medication, while... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Cancer GP wins age group category at Macmillan Triathlonseries of swimming, cycling and running events to raise money for Cancer Resear
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
series of swimming, cycling and running events to raise money for Cancer Research and Macmillan Cancer Support, with the aim of raising £2,000. In July, Dr Smith was successful in the senior veterans title in an NHS triathlon championship in Horwi... Read more
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Bolton News
Cheers! Plans for new micropub get the green lightuse thus improving the overall appearance of the site and wider area providing
Bolton News / Posted 10 days ago
use thus improving the overall appearance of the site and wider area providing additional activity in the local area.” Similar micropubs — Bunbury’s in Chorley Old Road and Tap and Cork in Horwich — have proved popular with drinkers since op... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
RUMBLED: Leeds man ordered to pay thousands to First Bus after CCTV shows how he lied about crash injuriesto use these methods to expose anyone else attempting to try something similar.
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 11 days ago
to use these methods to expose anyone else attempting to try something similar.” Mark Hudson, Head of Counter Fraud at Horwich Farrelly, who defended the claim on behalf of FirstGroup, added: “The claimant in this case was clearly a chancer as... Read more
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Bolton News
FLASHBACK: Who are these Ireland-bound footballers?picture says the pub team from Astley were heading off on an end-of-season trip
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
picture says the pub team from Astley were heading off on an end-of-season trip to Ireland after winning promotion to the Horwich Sunday League Premier Division. Do you recognise any of the players or are you in the line-up? Do you know how the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Asda launches new scheme to help children with autismMore Those Greater Manchester with the lists include Altrincham, Ashton, Bolto
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
More Those Greater Manchester with the lists include Altrincham, Ashton, Bolton, Chadderton, Farnworth, Harpurhey, Horwich, Hulme, Hyde, Leigh, Longsight, Middleton, Pilsworth, Radcliffe, Reddish, Rochdale, Sedgley, Shaw, Stockport,... Read more
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Bolton News
Family fun day in memory of Bolton Wanderers fan Andrew 'Pud' Leighday held in memory of popular Bolton Wanderers fan Andrew 'Pud' Leigh. The eve
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
day held in memory of popular Bolton Wanderers fan Andrew 'Pud' Leigh. The event held at Scholes Bank playing fields in Horwich and organised by members of the community and friends and family of the late husband and father. As well as a duck... Read more
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Bolton News
Temporary car park scheme for new £10m leisure centrefacility nears completion. The authority has proposed to use a former contract
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
facility nears completion. The authority has proposed to use a former contractor’s compound in Old Station Park, Horwich, for 82 spaces for a period of 12 months. The planning statement said the funding for the demolition of the old... Read more
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Bolton News
Source of 'acrid smoke' identifiedChorley New Road. The exact location of the burning was revealed to be a rubbi
Bolton News / Posted 12 days ago
Chorley New Road. The exact location of the burning was revealed to be a rubbish fire on a yard on the site close behind Horwich Car Parts and Horwich Carpets. It is not currently known who is responsible for the fire and what it is they have... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton musician backed by man who produced The Clash and Culture ClubThe Clash. He produced Culture Club’s studio albums as well as composing film
Bolton News / Posted 12 days ago
The Clash. He produced Culture Club’s studio albums as well as composing film and television scores. Alex, aged 20, from Horwich said: “Rimmers Music was just down the road from Canon Slade which I attended and I have been coming here since I was... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Stallholder decides to quit the six-day-market over concerns about footfallM and O Fishmongers, who started their business in Darwen chose to close their
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
M and O Fishmongers, who started their business in Darwen chose to close their market stall and focus on their shop in Horwich, Mr Raza said: “It’s since it was announced that the three-day-market was closing that footfall has become a... Read more
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Bolton News
What is the secret of happiness — these children knowSchool has been judged as an outstandingly happy school after a visit by the ha
Bolton News / Posted 13 days ago
School has been judged as an outstandingly happy school after a visit by the happiness inspector. The primary school in Horwich along with neighbouring Claypool Primary School — which has also be judged to be an outstandingly happy school — have... Read more
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Bolton News
MP to chair meeting to address 'widespread public concern' at controversial developmentA PUBLIC meeting will be held later this month to discuss ‘widespread public co
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
A PUBLIC meeting will be held later this month to discuss ‘widespread public concern’ over the controversial Horwich Loco Works development. Bolton West MP Chris Green will chair the meeting, which has been organised by the Horwich First community... Read more
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Bolton News
Youngsters gaining access to Horwich Loco Works 'could be in danger'YOUNGSTERS climbing into parts of the Horwich Loco Works could be at risk, acco
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
YOUNGSTERS climbing into parts of the Horwich Loco Works could be at risk, according to business owners. Julie Aldcroft, owner of Aldcroft Adhesives, raised concerns about people gaining access to the site, which is due to be developed into the... Read more
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Bolton News
'Co-ordinated and comprehensive' - Major landowner responds to Loco Works concernsA MAJOR landowner at the Horwich Loco Works has responded to criticism and said
Bolton News / Posted 17 days ago
A MAJOR landowner at the Horwich Loco Works has responded to criticism and said the site's redevelopment would be delivered in a 'co-ordinated and comprehensive manner'. Mark Caldwell, chief executive of Bluemantle, moved to reassure people after it... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - September 6, 2017aged 23, is wanted on recall to prison for failing to abide by his prison relea
Bolton News / Posted 18 days ago
aged 23, is wanted on recall to prison for failing to abide by his prison release licence conditions. He has links to the Horwich area. Mark Mutry, aged 34, is wanted on a recall to prison for failing to abide by his prison release licence... Read more
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Bolton News
Why this eye-catching floral cross has pride of place outside churchshape of a cross has been created to mark a church’s 300th year. The ‘living c
Bolton News / Posted 19 days ago
shape of a cross has been created to mark a church’s 300th year. The ‘living cross’ at New Chapel United Reformed Church, Horwich, was made by secretary Maureen Swift, who filled the wooden frame with begonias and lobelia plants. It was created... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Shortlist announced for PA of the Year Awards 2017Sports Tracey Williams – Indigo Planning Lifetime Achievement Award Pam Kins
Manchester Evening News / Posted 19 days ago
Sports Tracey Williams – Indigo Planning Lifetime Achievement Award Pam Kinsella - The Co-operative Group Patsy Hoey - Horwich Farrelly Lana Fagan - Savills Julie Butler – Manchester Metropolitan University Alison Hookam – The... Read more
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Bolton News
New plans announced for derelict hotel sitebe built on the derelict site of a former hotel. Cuerden Developments wants to
Bolton News / Posted 19 days ago
be built on the derelict site of a former hotel. Cuerden Developments wants to develop the old Swallowfield Hotel, in Horwich, which had previously been earmarked for 42 new apartments. Building work stalled on the Chorley New Road site when... Read more
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Bolton News
WARNING: Thieves targeting cars in Horwich and BlackrodA NUMBER of thefts from vehicles have been reported in the Horwich and Blackrod
Bolton News / Posted 20 days ago
A NUMBER of thefts from vehicles have been reported in the Horwich and Blackrod area. A car was broken into at Brooklands and £6 in cash was stolen on Thursday, August 17, between midnight and 7am and on the same day a car at Middlebrook Retail Park... Read more
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Bolton News
Woman who lost husband and baby within 8 months running thriving businessaway after developing endocarditis following surgery on an existing heart condi
Bolton News / Posted 21 days ago
away after developing endocarditis following surgery on an existing heart condition. Mrs Delaney, of Butterwick Field in Horwich, launched her shop A Step at a Time in 2015, selling clothes for premature babies up to children aged eight. The... Read more
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Bolton News
Game of Thrones star and BAFTA winners in town for film festivalBolton and beyond. Maxine is not the only established name to support the fest
Bolton News / Posted 22 days ago
Bolton and beyond. Maxine is not the only established name to support the festival. Joining the judging panel will be Horwich-born BAFTA winning writer Chris Lunt, BBC actor Ian McKee and animator Meryl Edge, who has worked on the BFG, Danger... Read more
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Bolton News
Woman who lost husband and baby within 8 months is leading thriving businessaway after developing endocarditis following surgery on an existing heart condi
Bolton News / Posted 22 days ago
away after developing endocarditis following surgery on an existing heart condition. Mrs Delaney, of Butterwick Field in Horwich, launched her shop A Step at a Time in 2015, selling clothes for premature babies up to children aged eight. The... Read more
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Bolton News
Family fun day in memory of ‘Pud’, who died from brain tumourat a recent charity cricket match. On Sunday, September 10 a family fun day wi
Bolton News / Posted 24 days ago
at a recent charity cricket match. On Sunday, September 10 a family fun day will be held at Bobs Brew off Scholes Bank in Horwich. It will feature a Bolton Wanderers Legends team against Horwich St Mary’s Victoria football match. There will also... Read more
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Bolton News
Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after car overturnsin the road following a collision and officers arrested one man on suspicion of
Bolton News / Posted 24 days ago
in the road following a collision and officers arrested one man on suspicion of drink driving. Firefighters from Horwich were called to the scene, where a black Alfa Romeo was on its side in Chorley New Road, at the Beehive... Read more
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Bolton News
First 112 homes at Horwich Loco Works should be refused - town councilby Bolton Council's assistant director of planning Paul Whittingham. Speaking
Bolton News / Posted 25 days ago
by Bolton Council's assistant director of planning Paul Whittingham. Speaking after the meeting, Cllr Steve Rock, mayor of Horwich, said: "What concerns me is that we have still not had reports of the contamination on the site. "They will be... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - August 30, 2017aged 23, is wanted on recall to prison for failing to abide by his prison relea
Bolton News / Posted 25 days ago
aged 23, is wanted on recall to prison for failing to abide by his prison release licence conditions. He has links to the Horwich area. Mark Mutry, aged 34, is wanted on a recall to prison for failing to abide by his prison release licence... Read more
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Bolton News
How much you need to earn an hour to live in cheapest and most expensive postcodeshouse in BL1, where the town centre is situated. That adds up to around £402.7
Bolton News / Posted 26 days ago
house in BL1, where the town centre is situated. That adds up to around £402.75 a week or £20,943.00 a year. BL6, home to Horwich and Blackrod, would set you back £12.85 an hour — £481.88 a week or £25,057.50 a year. The most desirable postcode... Read more
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Bolton News
£2.50 pints of ale and glasses of Prosecco at popular beer festivalDRINK lovers will be chinking their pint glasses at the forthcoming Horwich Bee
Bolton News / Posted 26 days ago
DRINK lovers will be chinking their pint glasses at the forthcoming Horwich Beer Festival. The event at the RMI Club, organised by Horwich Rotary Club, will take place from Thursday, September 7 through to Saturday, September 9. Visitors will be... Read more
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Bolton News
Can you kick it? Freestyle footballer shows off his skillsBolton’s Football 1st Academy to put on the awe-inspiring demonstration at St J
Bolton News / Posted 26 days ago
Bolton’s Football 1st Academy to put on the awe-inspiring demonstration at St Joseph’s RC High School, in Chorley New Road, Horwich. A group of budding young footballers aged from five to 13 went along hoping to pick up some expert tips and improve... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Bury town centre is thriving. What's the secret of its success?because of its size - a handly lay-out of stores within a mile. There’s no out-
Manchester Evening News / Posted 29 days ago
because of its size - a handly lay-out of stores within a mile. There’s no out-of-town shopping, like the Middlebrook in Horwich, Bolton. Two of Bury’s main supermarkets and the two main retail parks are in the town centre. Council leader Rishi... Read more
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Bolton News
14 stalls you definitely want to visit at Bolton Food and Drink FestivalVictoria sponge, and the mini chocolate cakes are gorgeous.” 13) Red Bank Cide
Bolton News / Posted 30 days ago
Victoria sponge, and the mini chocolate cakes are gorgeous.” 13) Red Bank Cider Local Bolton cider producer, from near Horwich. “It’s definitely worth trying their Red apple cider.” 14) Magnificent Marshmallows From the Lake District. “I got... Read more
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Bolton News
Brewery launch Scoop ale to celebrate Bolton News' 150th yearale was launched yesterday in the Great Ale bar at the Vaults, as well as at Th
Bolton News / Posted a month ago
ale was launched yesterday in the Great Ale bar at the Vaults, as well as at The Tap, in Astley Bridge, and he Ale House in Horwich — both of which are run by Bank Top. It has already proved popular with drinkers and orders are flooding in from... Read more

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