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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.

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.

New arena for disabled riders to be built in Westhoughton from £25,000 grant

This Is Lancashire:

11:26am Saturday 13th September 2014

A NEW arena for disabled riders will be built at stables in Westhoughton after bosses were awarded a £25,000 grant.

UPDATED: Two women break arms and legs jumping from flat window after suspected arson attack

This Is Lancashire:

9:56am Saturday 13th September 2014

TWO women are thought to have broken their arms and legs when they jumped from a first-floor flat window after a party was interrupted by a suspected arson attack.

Teacher suspended over alleged comment about Muslim student's headscarf

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A TEACHER has been suspended after she allegedly made a comment about a Muslim student’s headscarf.

Three more men arrested over Egerton armed home raid

This Is Lancashire:

12:41pm Friday 12th September 2014

POLICE have arrested three more men in connection with an armed raid at a family home in Egerton.

Man's jacket was stolen in Tonge Moor attempted carjack stabbing

This Is Lancashire:

12:33pm Friday 12th September 2014

A MAN who was stabbed in the stomach in an attempted carjacking in Tonge Moor had his jacket stolen, police have said.

Westhoughton teenager aiming for success behind wheel - despite being too young to drive

This Is Lancashire:

12:03pm Friday 12th September 2014

A TEENAGER from Westhoughton is targeting glory in a driving competition — despite being too young to take lessons.

Man charged over Egerton house raid

This Is Lancashire:

8:31am Thursday 11th September 2014

A TONGE Moor man has been charged in connection with a house raid in Egerton.

UPDATED: Man stabbed in attempted carjacking

This Is Lancashire:

12:38pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A 26-YEAR-OLD man has been stabbed in an attempted carjacking in Tonge Moor.

VIDEO: Hooded robber steals vodka from shop in The Haulgh

This Is Lancashire:

9:48am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A SHOCKED newsagent has told of the moment a man leapt over her counter to steal a bottle of vodka.

Police investigate as semi-naked man in homemade burka does ice bucket challenge outside Bolton's biggest mosque

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A VIDEO showing a semi-naked man wearing a burka while doing an ice bucket challenge outside a mosque is being investigated by police.

Armed gang hold Egerton family prisoner in own home

This Is Lancashire:

6:23pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

AN armed gang held a family prisoner in their own home — while they ransacked the property looking for cash and valuables.

Gun shop owner jailed for owning illegal weapon

This Is Lancashire:

4:42pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A GUN shop owner — who claimed he was in possession of an illegal weapon to humanely kill deer — has been jailed for three years.

Police appeal over death of Bolton pensioner

This Is Lancashire: Hunt for man called off

8:20am Tuesday 9th September 2014

POLICE are trying to trace the relatives of a pensioner who died last month.

Campaign to label airbrushed photos of glamorous women

This Is Lancashire:

8:05am Tuesday 9th September 2014

AIRBRUSHED photographs of glamorous women should be labelled to let readers know the pictures have been “touched up”, a new campaign in Bolton will say.

Big Brother winner Helen Wood unwittingly led police to firearms fugitive lover

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

BIG Brother winner Helen Wood unwittingly led police to her firearms fugitive lover after he fled the country to Cyprus, a court heard.

UPDATED: Planning applications 'always go in favour of the applicant', says Westhoughton town councillor

This Is Lancashire: Westhoughton Town Hall

8:17pm Monday 8th September 2014

A TOWN councillor has questioned whether the concerns of residents are being listened to by Bolton Council.

Struggle to identify man hit by 3 cars on M61

This Is Lancashire: TRAFFIC HELL: The M61 is closed, but traffic queuing on the bridge to get onto it

11:22am Monday 8th September 2014

A BOLTON man killed on the M61 on Tuesday night suffered injuries so horrific police are struggling to identify his body.

Former Prestons of Bolton boss died the day after he was moved out of specialist care ward

This Is Lancashire:

10:04am Saturday 6th September 2014

THE former boss of Prestons of Bolton died a day after hospital staff moved him out of a ward with superior nursing care, an inquest heard.

Woman stabbed boyfriend in chest - after he 'egged her on' to kill him

This Is Lancashire: Liverpool Crown Court

6:15pm Friday 5th September 2014

A WOMAN who stabbed her partner in the chest after he “egged” her on to kill him has been spared jail.

Teenager arrested over single punch attack that knocked woman unconscious

This Is Lancashire:

5:59pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an attack in which a woman was knocked unconscious with a single punch.

Bolton victims told: 'Solve your own crimes'

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

VICTIMS of crime in Bolton are being asked to turn detective to solve their own cases.

MP gets a grilling from pizza firm staff

This Is Lancashire:

11:39am Thursday 4th September 2014

A POLITICIAN enjoyed a slice of the action at a pizza business — before being grilled by staff at the firm.

Victims 'told to investigate their own crimes' by Greater Manchester Police

This Is Lancashire: Call council hotline to report ASB

10:40am Thursday 4th September 2014

POLICE are asking victims of crime to launch their own investigations and are not attending some incidents at all, a report has found.

Manslaughter charge over death of 62-year-old

This Is Lancashire: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

10:37am Thursday 4th September 2014

A MAN has been charged with manslaughter over the death of a Leigh man.

Giant cat-attacking owl spotted again

This Is Lancashire:

8:25am Thursday 4th September 2014

THE owner of a pedigree cat attacked by a giant owl has spied the bird in his garden for a second time.

Cat attacked by large owl

This Is Lancashire:

12:11pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A JOINER was left stunned when his £500 pedigree cat was divebombed by a huge owl.

UPDATED: Bolton man dies after being hit by 3 cars while walking on M61

This Is Lancashire: Police continue hunt after stabbing

8:50am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A BOLTON man has died after being hit by three cars while walking on the M61.

UPDATED: Suspected arson attack at derelict town centre pub

This Is Lancashire:

8:31am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A DERELICT pub just outside the town centre has been set alight in a suspected arson attack.

Heartbroken dad's tribute to 'fantastic' son who died falling down lift shaft

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A DEVASTATED father has told of his heartbreak following the death of his "fantastic son" - who had everything to look forward to before he fell to his death down a lift shaft.

UPDATED: Man plunges to his death down lift shaft

This Is Lancashire:

12:20pm Monday 1st September 2014

A 27-YEAR-OLD man has died after falling five floors down a lift shaft in a block of town centre flats.

Historic pre-Civil War document returned to Bolton's oldest pub

This Is Lancashire:

10:58am Monday 1st September 2014

A FASCINATING pre-Civil War document has been returned to Bolton’s oldest pub.

£100,000 dance scholarship for Bolton's 'real-life Billy Elliot'

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

BOLTON’S answer to Billy Elliot has beaten thousands of hopefuls to win a dance school scholarship worth more than £100,000.

Fire warning after Breightmet teenagers make two hoax 999 calls in 24 hours

This Is Lancashire:

9:55am Friday 29th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have been tied up by two hoax calls after youngsters dialled 999 from a phone box twice in less than 24 hours.

Groom and vicar dad do 5km run just 90 minutes before wedding

This Is Lancashire:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A GROOM warmed up for his wedding day — by completing a 5km run with his vicar father just 90 mintues before the service.

Van ignores police road block and nearly hits firemen at site of three-car Little Hulton crash

This Is Lancashire: Police car

4:04pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A VAN driver ignored a road blockage following a crash in Little Hulton, mounted a kerb and almost ran over some firemen.

Woman suffers head and neck injuries after being hit by car in Walkden

This Is Lancashire: Hunt for man called off

3:31pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A WOMAN has been left with head and neck injuries after being run over in Walkden.

UPDATED: Huge delays on M61 after van flips over between Horwich and Westhoughton

This Is Lancashire:

2:38pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A VAN has overturned on the M61 southbound between Horwich and Westhoughton.

Japanese film crew shoots paranormal TV show at 'haunted' Bolton pub

This Is Lancashire:

9:40am Thursday 28th August 2014

BOLTON’S oldest pub could be big in Japan — after a film crew from the country flew to the UK to document ghostly sightings at the historic boozer.

VIDEO: Metro Salvage staff from TV show Scrappers do ice bucket challenge

This Is Lancashire:

3:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE TV stars in the scrap yard at Metro Salvage have proved a hit on social media — after being soaked by 150 litres of freezing water tipped out of a skip.

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