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Man charged over Westhoughton motorbike crash

This Is Lancashire:

3:10pm Thursday 27th November 2014

A DRIVER has been charged over a crash in Westhoughton that left a motorcyclist seriously injured.

20-year-old man admits theft

This Is Lancashire: Bolton Magistrates' Court

3:02pm Thursday 27th November 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has admitted a theft and breaching a community order by failing to attend arranged unpaid work.

Inconsistencies in GMP investigations of serious sexual assaults, report finds

This Is Lancashire: Hunt for man called off

2:49pm Thursday 27th November 2014

SEXUAL offences are not always investigated properly by Greater Manchester because of a lack of staff in the unit, a report has found.

Robber who stabbed victim 10 times before stealing £9 freed after 8 years in jail

This Is Lancashire: The pedestrian crossing at Bolton bus station, where the accident happened. Picture from Google Maps.

4:35pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

A ROBBER who knifed a man 10 times before stealing £9 from him at Bolton bus station has been freed after spending eight years behind bars.

Ear-biting man and brother jailed for robbery rampage

This Is Lancashire:

1:19pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

A PAIR of brothers who carried out terrifying knifepoint raids on two Bolton shops have been jailed.

Lurking man who tried to open front door of Farnworth house caught on CCTV

This Is Lancashire:

12:44pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

A LURKING man police suspect of casing out a Farnworth house tried to open the front door.

Security van carrying 'huge amount of money' raided by men armed with petrol-powered disc cutter

This Is Lancashire: Marks and Spencer at Middlebrook

4:07pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A SECURITY van carrying "a huge sum of money" was raided by men armed with a disc cutter at Middlebrook retail park. 

Bolton's 4 most wanted - November 25, 2014

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Wednesday 26th November 2014

A HUMAN trafficking suspect is being hunted by police.

Crane collapses at Wayoh reservoir

This Is Lancashire:

2:00pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A CRANE has collapsed during drain work at the Wayoh reservoir near Edgworth.

18th century Westhoughton pub 'in danger of falling down' could be demolished to make way for dementia care facility

This Is Lancashire: Red Lion pub in Wigan Road, Westhoughton

9:17pm Monday 24th November 2014

A PROPOSAL to demolish an 18th century pub will be "heart-breaking but essential" because the building is "falling down".

Attempted robber slams woman's head into wall as he tries to snatch handbag

This Is Lancashire:

3:54pm Monday 24th November 2014

A ROBBERY attempt saw a woman's head repeatedly slammed into a wall by a man who fled empty-handed after trying to snatch her handbag. 

UPDATED: Gunmen open fire on Little Hulton house in 'targeted' attack

This Is Lancashire:

12:04pm Friday 21st November 2014

GUNMEN opened fire on a house in Little Hulton on Thursday night in what police are describing as a targeted attack.

UPDATED: Motorcyclist hurled 15 metres in Haulgh crash

This Is Lancashire:

11:32am Friday 21st November 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was hurled 15 metres from his bike after crashing into a van in The Haulgh this morning.

Canon Slade sex suspect teacher rebailed

This Is Lancashire: Canon Slade School

6:06pm Thursday 20th November 2014

A TEACHER under arrest for inciting sexual activity with a child has been rebailed.

10 laptops worth £3,000 stolen from music room at Kearsley Academy

This Is Lancashire: An example of the laptops stolen from Kearsley Academy

4:30pm Thursday 20th November 2014

VANDALS stole 10 laptops from a Bolton school and caused £3,000 worth of damage in the process.

Man charged with taking pictures up women's skirts in New Look

This Is Lancashire:

11:41am Thursday 20th November 2014

A 51-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested and charged on suspicion of taking photographs up women's skirts in New Look in Bolton town centre.

Domestic violence rife in Bolton, as 6 arrested in a week

This Is Lancashire: Domestic violence posed by actors. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd, Wednesday November 19, 2014. (13104460)

6:04am Thursday 20th November 2014

DOMESTIC violence remains rife in Bolton — with a police unit arresting six people in just one week.

UPDATED: Jail for Iraq war veteran who told 6-year-old girl 'Shhh, be quiet' before raping her

This Is Lancashire:

4:33pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

A N Iraq war veteran from Little Lever has been jailed for raping a six-year-old girl.

Shopper spotted using phone to take pictures up women's skirts in New Look

This Is Lancashire:

5:58pm Monday 17th November 2014

SHOPPERS should be wary of a man surreptitiously taking photographs up women's skirts in Bolton town centre, police say.

Fly-tippers pay £25,000 in fines as council cracks down on illegal rubbish dumping

This Is Lancashire: Fly-tipping has turned the brook into an eyesore

9:53am Monday 17th November 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have issued a hard-hitting message to fly-tippers: "We will find you and we will fine you."

Miracle man Fabrice Muamba stars in choir as Children in Need raises whopping £32.6m

This Is Lancashire:

12:06pm Saturday 15th November 2014

EX-WANDERERS star Fabrice Muamba joined a celebrity choir at the BBC's Children in Need fundraiser last night.

Three men charged with posting offensive messages on Stop The Astley Bridge Mosque Facebook page

This Is Lancashire: An artist’s impression of the proposed mosque in Astley Bridge

6:12pm Friday 14th November 2014

THREE men have been charged with posting offensive messages on the Stop The Astley Bridge Mosque Facebook page.

JAILED: Deane care worker who was secretly filmed hitting disabled teenager

This Is Lancashire: Preston Crown Court. Picture from Google Maps.

5:59pm Friday 14th November 2014

A care worker has been jailed for six months after he was caught on a secret camera hitting a disabled teenager twice on the back of the head.

UPDATED: Masked men armed with crowbars and hammers raid Harwood Morrisons

This Is Lancashire:

10:51am Wednesday 12th November 2014

A GANG armed with hammers and crowbars broke into a supermarket — stealing £7,000 of cigarettes before fleeing police

Prisoner claims police asked him to investigate Horwich inmate suspected of plotting to kill family from his cell

This Is Lancashire: Andrew McGarry from Horwich has stated a petition to get traffic calming measures outside his home. His two year old daughter was knocked down and injured outside the home.Photo Paul Sterritt,Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd, Wedensday,October 6,2010. (12437660)

6:02am Wednesday 12th November 2014

A PRISONER claims police asked him to gather intelligence on a Horwich inmate who was plotting to kill his ex-wife and children.

Man charged over town centre hoax bomb

This Is Lancashire:

2:23pm Friday 7th November 2014

POLICE have charged a man with planting a hoax bomb in Bolton town centre.

Dog and Partridge pub crash suspect appears in court

This Is Lancashire:

1:01pm Friday 31st October 2014

A MAN accused of driving a Land Rover into a town centre pub has appeared in court.

Child sex cases up 21 per cent but problem being dealt with

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Pic by David Gaskell posted on our Facebook page showing Bolton town centre as a ghost town "last Saturday"
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Date: 09-07-13 (12101214)

6:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE number of children being groomed for sex in the town soared last year — and hundreds of youngsters were reported missing.

UPDATED: Fire crews tackle flat blaze in Horwich

This Is Lancashire:

8:43am Wednesday 29th October 2014

FIRE crews are battling a blaze in a flat in Horwich.

Burglars ransack devastated Farnworth man's house

This Is Lancashire:

3:49pm Monday 27th October 2014

BURGLARS ransacked a house in Farnworth, stealing watches, a camera and cash.

UPDATED: Jogger dies after collapsing in Chorley New Road

This Is Lancashire: Hunt for man called off

1:40pm Monday 27th October 2014

A JOGGER collapsed while out running last night and later died in hospital.

UPDATED: Sharples School teacher admits wanting to fight with ISIS terrorists in Syria

This Is Lancashire:

10:52am Monday 27th October 2014

A SCIENCE teacher has admitted making plans to abandon his family life and join ISIS in Syria.

Wanted: Little Hulton shop raider

This Is Lancashire:

10:01am Monday 27th October 2014

A SUSPECTED thief who failed to show up at court is being hunted by police.

Stepfather of tragic Jade Lomas-Anderson recalls his last kiss goodbye before she was killed by dogs in Atherton

This Is Lancashire:

6:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A GRIEF stricken stepfather kissed his "ideal daughter" goodbye the last time he saw her – before she was killed by a pack of savage dogs.

Jade Lomas-Anderson inquest: Owner of dogs which killed schoolgirl fails to attend court after being taken to hospital

This Is Lancashire: Jade Anderson

2:19pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE inquest of a schoolgirl mauled to death by a pack of dogs was delayed by the animals' owner being taken to hospital this morning.

Two drivers taken to hospital after Walkden crash

This Is Lancashire: The Royal Bolton Hospital

8:57am Thursday 23rd October 2014

TWO drivers were taken to hospital after their cars crashed into each other in Walkden.

Thornleigh Salesian College flooded after burst water main

This Is Lancashire: House fire in Halliwell

8:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SCHOOL flooded yesterday after a water main burst.

Confusing diversion signs send pub customers on five-mile wild goose chase

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

“FARCICAL” road signs are diverting drivers on a detour of five-and-a-half-miles which leads them to a closed road.

Husband raises £30,000 by completing THREE Ironman triathlons

This Is Lancashire:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A THREE times Ironman competitor has raised more than £10,000 charity.

JAILED: Multiple sclerosis sufferer who stabbed estranged wife six times in Farnworth before turning knife on himself

This Is Lancashire:

4:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MULTIPLE sclerosis sufferer stabbed his estranged wife six times in the back after confronting her outside the school she worked at because he “wanted to kill himself in front of her”.

Metal 'toy store' shed stolen from toddlers' group

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CALLOUS scrap metal thieves have stolen a shed and play equipment from a toddler group.

Residents landed with £3,000 court bill after dumping rubbish outside their own homes

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THREE residents received court charges of nearly £3,000 — after leaving rubbish piled up in their own street.

Student has face slashed in attempted robbery

This Is Lancashire: Hunt for man called off

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SHOCKED student had his face slashed in an attempted robbery in a park in Farnworth.

Wife dies four years after husband had heart transplant

This Is Lancashire:

11:33am Monday 20th October 2014

THE wife of a transplant patient has died, four years after her husband got a new heart.

Man gets £900 bill for spitting chewing gum on pavement

This Is Lancashire: Chewing gum on the pavement in Oxford Street, Bolton town centre

11:20am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN who spat his chewing gum on to the pavement outside Bolton College has been landed with a court bill of nearly £900.

Robber threatens betting shop staff with gun

This Is Lancashire: Hunt for man called off

8:47am Monday 20th October 2014

A ROBBER fled empty handed after trying to hold up an Atherton betting shop at gunpoint on Friday.

Police hunt man after woman threatened at gunpoint in Tonge Moor

This Is Lancashire:

8:42am Monday 20th October 2014

A HUNT is on for a man on-the-run after a woman was threatened at gunpoint in Tonge Moor.

VIDEO: Watchdog's investigation into 'unlawful arrest' by Bolton police officer reopened

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A BOLTON police officer is being investigated by the IPCC for allegations that he unlawfully arrested a doctor at the Barton Moss anti-fracking protest.

Pensioner gets 100ft thrill ride in Victoria Square

This Is Lancashire:

11:09pm Friday 17th October 2014

A THRILL-seeking pensioner who was out shopping was hoisted 100ft into the air on a firefighter’s aerial platform in Victoria Square.

Crime spree gang jailed for 24 years

This Is Lancashire:

3:03pm Friday 17th October 2014

A GANG responsible for a crime spree in Leigh and Warrington have been jailed for a total of 24 years.

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