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Woman left 'mystified and upset' after being attacked in toilet at Crompton Place shopping centre

This Is Lancashire:

1:23pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WOMAN was attacked in a toilet cubicle at Crompton Place shopping centre.

Wanderers fans warned not to swear or invade pitch - no matter how bad they are

This Is Lancashire:

8:06am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WANDERERS fans have been warned to keep their protests on the terraces – after two Whites supporters went on to the pitch at the Macron Stadium on Saturday.

UPDATED: Westhoughton Town Council approves plan to stop residents asking certain questions

This Is Lancashire: Westhoughton Town Hall

10:13pm Monday 29th September 2014

A TOWN council has voted to ban the public from asking certain questions at meetings.

Amir Khan already getting wedding booking requests as £5 million Deane venue takes shape

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WEDDING planners are already trying to book dates at boxer Amir Khan’s £5 million luxury Deane venue as building work gathers pace.

'Erratic' hit-and-run driver ploughed into victim 'because he had soiled himself'

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A SPEEDING hit-and-run driver who knocked down a pedestrian and left him with serious brain injuries was desperate to go to the toilet, a court was told.

Town council wants to ban residents from asking certain questions

This Is Lancashire: Westhoughton Town Hall

9:09am Monday 29th September 2014

A TOWN council wants to ban residents from asking certain questions at public meetings.

Teenagers warned against 'sexting' in wake of Rotherham child abuse scandal

This Is Lancashire: A girl taking a picture of herself on her mobile phone. Photograph posed by model

6:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

TEENAGERS are being urged by police not to send provocative pictures of themselves to partners — to avoid embarrassment and breaking the law.

Treasurer arrested in £100,000 fraud probe at conservative club

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

A CONSERVATIVE club treasurer and her son have been arrested on suspicion of stealing more than £100,000 from the accounts.

10-year-old entrepreneur holds tea party for dogs

This Is Lancashire:

2:53pm Friday 26th September 2014

A SCHOOLGIRL provided afternoon tea for 50 dogs to celebrate raising £10,000 for animal rescue charities by selling biscuits.

Daubhill man on child sex charge

This Is Lancashire: Bolton Magistrates Court

2:27pm Friday 26th September 2014

A BOLTON man has been charged with child sex offences and possessing indecent images of a child.

Fresh appeal for relatives of dead Bolton man to come forward

This Is Lancashire: Hunt for man called off

2:19pm Friday 26th September 2014

POLICE are re-appealing for the public's help in tracing the next of kin of a Bolton man.

Three men rob teenage boy for his phone

This Is Lancashire: Lewes teenagers questioned over attempted break-in at Brighton flat

12:34pm Friday 26th September 2014

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy was attacked and robbed by three men as he walked home in Little Hulton.

Missing Daubhill woman found safe and well

This Is Lancashire:

8:38am Friday 26th September 2014

A MISSING Daubhill woman has been found safe and well.

Nightclub forced to close after drugs and laughing gas incident

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A NIGHTCLUB has been forced to close after three drug-taking revellers were rushed to hospital while partying there.

Wanderers unveil 'military green' third shirt

This Is Lancashire:

4:19pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BOLTON Wanderers have unveiled a third shirt in "military green".

Football agent now owes Bolton Wanderers and rival agency £130,000

This Is Lancashire:

9:55am Thursday 25th September 2014

TONY McGill must pay Bolton Wanderers £99,000 and sports agency SEM £31,000 in costs after losing a lengthy legal battle analysing a transfer completed seven years ago.

McGill ‘disappointed and relieved’ after judgement

This Is Lancashire: Tony McGill on the way into court

9:45am Thursday 25th September 2014

FOOTBALL agent Tony McGill said he was both “disappointed and relieved” after a judge accepted his version of events surrounding the contentious transfer of Gavin McCann to Bolton Wanderers in 2007 — despite the final ruling going against him.

Brave commuter helped save woman's life after she threatened to jump off motorway bridge

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

A COMMUTER driving home from work climbed up to a motorway bridge to talk down a woman threatening to jump.

UPDATED: 10-year-old girl hit by car in Smithills

This Is Lancashire:

5:40pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A 10-YEAR-OLD girl has been hit by a car in Smithills.

UPDATED: Wanderers win legal battle with football agent

This Is Lancashire: Phil Gartside, centre, entering court with Frank McParland, right.

11:11am Wednesday 24th September 2014

BOLTON Wanderers have won their protracted legal battle with a football agent over claims he was cut out of a lucrative deal to sign a £1 million player.

Two Bolton men handled £220,000 in worldwide bogus bank e-mail scam

This Is Lancashire:

9:24am Wednesday 24th September 2014

TWO Bolton men handled hundreds of thousands of pounds of fraudulently-obtained money after bogus emails supposedly from major banks were sent to people all over the world.

'It's not like Rochdale': How police are tackling child sexual exploitation in Bolton

This Is Lancashire:

8:53am Wednesday 24th September 2014

IN a small corner of Breightmet, a team of police and council staff are working round the clock to protect Bolton’s children from sexual exploitation.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - September 24, 2014

This Is Lancashire:

8:10am Wednesday 24th September 2014

EACH week police appeal to readers of The Bolton News for help finding wanted criminals.

Police hunt for woman missing from Daubhill

This Is Lancashire:

1:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A WOMAN has been missing from her home in Daubhill for five days.

'Laughing gas' clubbers had taken other drugs, police say

This Is Lancashire:

9:14am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

POORLY revellers — who were initially thought to have inhaled the legal high nitrous oxide at a town centre nightclub — had taken other drugs, police have said.

JAILED: Drug dealer caught in churchyard with £1,000 of crack and heroin 'between his bottom cheeks'

This Is Lancashire: Bolton Crown Court

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A DRUG dealer who threatened a juror he accused of being racist was caught in a churchyard with heroin and crack cocaine concealed between his bottom cheeks, a court heard.

78-year-old woman dragged to ground by handbag snatcher on bike

This Is Lancashire: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

11:11am Monday 22nd September 2014

A BRAVE elderly woman was dragged to the floor when her handbag was snatched by a man on a bicycle.

Bolton Council 'takes child sexual exploitation extremely seriously'

This Is Lancashire:

9:55am Monday 22nd September 2014

Council chiefs in Bolton have given their full support to a new awareness campaign to tackle child sexual exploitation.

Riding horses is 'like therapy' for disabled youngsters

This Is Lancashire:

11:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

RIDING is a common hobby for horse-mad youngsters — but for one group at a Westhoughton stables it is proving more a source of therapy.

Convoy pal pleads for return of hostage Alan Henning

This Is Lancashire:

8:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A FRIEND of hostage Alan Henning who travelled with him to Syria said the aid worker was captured by Islamic State (IS) jihadists because they thought he was a spy.

UPDATED: Police raids discover cannabis farm worth £250,000 in two disused night clubs

This Is Lancashire:

10:42am Friday 19th September 2014

DRUG raids have been carried out at two disused night clubs in Bolton town centre.

Child sexual exploitation 'is still a hidden problem', say police

This Is Lancashire: Police commissioner Tony Lloyd

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A GROUNDBREAKING campaign to protect children from the “hidden problem” of sexual exploitation is being launched by police today.

Two more Bolton Wanderers fans arrested as police probe trouble at opening match with Watford

This Is Lancashire: Hunt for man called off

1:45pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TWO more Bolton Wanderers fans have been arrested for their part in fights which broke out ahead of the opening match of the season at Watford.

Bolton MP Yasmin Qureshi leads pleas for Islamic State militants to release hostage aid worker Alan Henning

This Is Lancashire:

12:49pm Thursday 18th September 2014

MILITANT terrorists have been told to “show mercy” and release the Bolton convoy aid worker they are threatening to behead.

Fundraiser in honour of Craig Jones who died in lift shaft fall

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

FRIENDS of a 27-year-old man who fell to his death down a lift shaft are staging a special fundraiser in his honour.

Former Westhoughton mayor raises for £8,000 for Bolton Hospice

This Is Lancashire:

11:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A COUNCILLOR raised more than £8,000 during his year as Westhoughton mayor for the charity who cared for his dying father.

Great Lever street given 'green makeover'

This Is Lancashire:

8:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A GREAT Lever street has been given a green makeover - a move that could help reduce crime.

University of Bolton freshers warned to stay safe by police

This Is Lancashire:

10:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FRESHERS arriving at the University of Bolton have been warned to stay safe and avoid becoming one of the third of students to be a victim of crime.

Three Bolton Wanderers fans arrested for fighting at opening match at Watford

This Is Lancashire: Hunt for man called off

3:57pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE have swooped to arrest three Bolton Wanderers fans for their part in fights which broke out after the Whites opening match of the season at Watford.

Pensioner stole £8,000 from nursing home pal

This Is Lancashire: Bolton Crown Court

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A PENSIONER stole more than £8,000 from a friend being treated in a care home for Parkinson’s Disease and dementia.

Tributes to FA Cup giantkiller Philip Marsden who helped Chorley to famous win over Wolves

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former footballer who lost his battle with lung cancer.

Work set to start on £180,000 skate park

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A SKATE park in Bolton town centre will close tomorrow so building work on a £180,000 replacement can begin.

David Cameron: 'We are ready to take whatever steps are necessary to deal with this threat'

This Is Lancashire:

9:05am Monday 15th September 2014

THREATS to kill an aid worker who travelled to Syria with a Bolton convoy have added fresh urgency to efforts to form an international coalition to mount an assault on Islamic State (IS) extremists.

'Alan Henning is an amazing guy - he is my best friend and I am praying for him'

This Is Lancashire:

8:23pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A BOLTON aid worker is praying for his best friend Alan Henning – who has been captured by militant terrorists in Syria.

United Utilities complaints are down - but customers are still angry over bills

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

WATER giant United Utilities says number of complaints it has received from customers has dropped by 65 per cent in the past three years.

A quarter of Greater Manchester's new organ donors are from Bolton

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

FRESH figures show a quarter of Greater Manc-hester’s new organ donors this year are from Bolton — with nearly 2,800 now Signed up To Save Lives.

UPDATED: Islamic State militants threaten to kill Bolton convoy aid worker

This Is Lancashire:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

MILITANT terrorists are threatening to kill an aid worker who travelled in a Bolton convoy to Syria.

Car catches fire in Great Lever crash

This Is Lancashire: Hunt for man called off

9:55am Sunday 14th September 2014

POLICE are investigating after a crash in Great Lever last night which saw one car catch fire.

UPDATED: Halliwell shop destroyed in huge blaze

This Is Lancashire:

9:22am Sunday 14th September 2014

A SHOP in Halliwell has been destroyed in a huge blaze.

UPDATED: Puppy saves family from suspected arson attack on home

This Is Lancashire:

1:50pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A PUPPY broke out of her cage and saved a young family from an arson attack.

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