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UPDATED: Large drugs haul found in van after it smashes into garden wall in Sharples

This Is Lancashire:

3:40pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A VAN has crashed into the garden wall of a house in Sharples after being pulled over by police in a drugs bust.

Man admits stabbing dad-of-six outside primary school

This Is Lancashire:

3:10pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

A MAN who stabbed a dad-of-six outside the gates of a primary school is facing jail.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - May 20, 2015

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Wednesday 20th May 2015

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

80-year-old man dead after car crash in Moss Bank Way

This Is Lancashire:

8:24am Tuesday 19th May 2015

AN elderly man has died after he was involved in a car accident in Moss Bank Way.

Man charged over Edgworth war medals burglary

This Is Lancashire:

11:54am Monday 18th May 2015

POLICE have charged a man in connection with a burglary in which two sets of priceless war medals were stolen.

Fire after squatter breaks into disused nightclub

This Is Lancashire:

11:17am Monday 18th May 2015

A SQUATTER broke into a disused nightclub in Bolton town centre.

'Director' of drugs business jailed

This Is Lancashire:

4:06pm Thursday 14th May 2015

AN Adlington man described as the "director" of a drugs business has been jailed.

Hamster rescued from huge cannabis farm - now he needs a name and a home

This Is Lancashire:

3:58pm Wednesday 13th May 2015

POLICE were forced to take this furry little creature into custody - after rescuing him from one of the biggest cannabis farms Bolton has ever seen.

UPDATED: Motorbike crushed by lorry in Bradshaw crash

This Is Lancashire:

11:08am Wednesday 13th May 2015

A MOTORBIKE has been crushed by a lorry in Bradshaw - but its rider escaped without serious injury.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - May 13, 2015

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Wednesday 13th May 2015

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

Man who was battered by vigilantes jailed for attempting to groom 14-year-old girl

This Is Lancashire:

5:49pm Tuesday 12th May 2015

A MAN who was battered by vigilantes has been jailed for attempting to meet a 14-year-old girl he met online.

UPDATED: One of Bolton's 'biggest ever cannabis farms' found in Great Lever

This Is Lancashire:

3:47pm Tuesday 12th May 2015

ONE of Bolton’s biggest ever cannabis farms has been found in a disused mill in Great Lever.

UPDATED: Minibuses used by disabled schoolchildren set on fire in Farnworth

This Is Lancashire:

8:05am Monday 11th May 2015

MINIBUSES used to ferry children with disabilities to school have been destroyed in a suspected arson attack.

UPDATED: Residents rush to help rider left critical after Deane scooter crash

This Is Lancashire:

7:55am Monday 11th May 2015

A SCOOTER rider has been airlifted to hospital after a crash in Deane.

Bolton weather update – Monday, May 11, 2015

This Is Lancashire:

7:41am Monday 11th May 2015

AFTER a slightly grim, drizzly start to the day, the sun will break through later this morning.

Bolton traffic and travel update - Monday, May 11, 2015

This Is Lancashire: Traffic congestion on M61 at Four Lane Ends

7:37am Monday 11th May 2015

ALL is relatively quiet on the town's roads so far on the first commute of the new week.

Live Bolton traffic and travel update - Monday, May 11, 2015

7:21am Monday 11th May 2015

Bolton breaking news - Monday, May 11, 2015

Labour retain stranglehold of Westhoughton Town Council but Lib Dems taste success

This Is Lancashire: Westhoughton Town Hall

6:10pm Friday 8th May 2015

ON a disastrous election day for the Liberal Democrats, the party trebled their number of seats on Westhoughton Town Council.

Horwich First independents win first seats but Labour retain control of town council

This Is Lancashire: Horwich Public Hall, where Horwich Town Council meets. Picture from Google Maps.

6:00pm Friday 8th May 2015

A GROUP of independents standing under the banner of Horwich First won its first two town council seats.

Ed Miliband 'right to stand down' as Labour leader, says Bolton MP David Crausby

This Is Lancashire: David Crausby MP (12261137)

4:23pm Friday 8th May 2015

VICTORIOUS Bolton MP David Crausby has said Ed Miliband is right to step down as Labour leader.

Woman charged with defrauding man with learning difficulties out of £40

This Is Lancashire:

3:01pm Friday 8th May 2015

A BREIGHTMET woman has been charged in relation to an incident which saw a man with learning difficulties defrauded out of £40.

Voters close to missing out in long queues in Heaton

This Is Lancashire:

10:59pm Thursday 7th May 2015

VOTERS were left queuing out of the doors at a polling station in New Hall Lane, Heaton.

Lorry hits low bridge

This Is Lancashire:

4:21pm Thursday 7th May 2015

A LORRY has hit a low bridge in Walkden.

Police concern over missing Bolton man

This Is Lancashire:

9:08pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

CONCERNS have been raised for a Halliwell man missing since Friday.

Lennon commentates on Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Champions League clash

This Is Lancashire: DEEP IN THOUGHT: Neil Lennon at the DW Stadium on Saturday

7:31pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

WANDERERS boss Neil Lennon is commentating on tonight's Champions League clash at the Nou Camp between Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

Missing boy found safe and well

This Is Lancashire: CONCERN: Peter Lakatos

4:22pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

A BOY from Bolton who was reported missing has been found safe and well.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - May 6, 2015

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Wednesday 6th May 2015

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

Astley Bridge woman's death is 'not suspicious' say police

This Is Lancashire:

1:20pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

THE sudden death of a woman at a house in Astley Bridge is not thought to have been suspicious, police say.

UPDATED: Murder probe after woman found dead in Astley Bridge

This Is Lancashire:

11:09am Monday 4th May 2015

DETECTIVES have arrested three men on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in Astley Bridge.

Two wanted suspects hand themselves in

This Is Lancashire:

1:54pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

TWO suspects featured in this week's Most Wanted section of The Bolton News have handed themselves in.

Bolton rape-accused becomes first person in area to be charged under new 'revenge porn' law

This Is Lancashire: Bolton Magistrates Court

1:54pm Friday 1st May 2015

A BOLTON man has become the first in Greater Manchester to be charged under new "revenge porn" legislation.

Death of woman found in river still a mystery

This Is Lancashire:

1:20pm Friday 1st May 2015

THE death of a woman found in a river is still a mystery to police a week after her body was discovered.

Hunt for man after 'disturbing' incident involving 16-year-old girl on train to Horwich

This Is Lancashire:

11:29am Friday 1st May 2015

A 16-YEAR-OLD girl was subjected to a "disturbing" attack on a train from Manchester Oxford Road to Horwich Parkway.

Restraining order for sex pest who stalked schoolgirls he 'wanted to marry'

This Is Lancashire: COURT: Mohammed Ali leaves Bolton Magistrates Court.

6:03am Friday 1st May 2015

A MAN who stalked two teenagers he "wanted to marry" as they walked home from school has been given a restraining order.

He has a fiancee and three children - but this Deane man will soon be risking life and limb to fight ISIS in Kurdistan

This Is Lancashire: COMBAT: Shar Williams

6:02am Friday 1st May 2015

A FATHER-OF-THREE who served alongside murdered soldier Lee Rigby is travelling to Iraq to confront "evil" ISIS terrorists.

66-year-old woman robbed and dragged to ground in Morrisons car park

This Is Lancashire:

11:23am Thursday 30th April 2015

A 66-YEAR-OLD woman was dragged to the ground and robbed in Bolton.

VIDEO: Mum and three children in hospital after car and van crash in St Helens Road

This Is Lancashire:

9:22am Thursday 30th April 2015

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD girl has been airlifted to hospital after a crash that left a car impaled on metal railings.

'We are victims', says takeaway boss hit with £1,500 rubbish dumping court bill

This Is Lancashire: DUMPED: Pile of waste from Ashy's

6:03am Thursday 30th April 2015

A TAKEAWAY owner was left facing a £1,500 court bill after a pile of rubbish from his shop was found dumped 30 miles away in Blackburn.

In the dock: 6 people who have appeared in court in Bolton

This Is Lancashire:

7:00am Thursday 30th April 2015

THE following people have appeared in court in the last few days.

Murderer fails to convince judges he was not to blame for killing his mum

This Is Lancashire:

5:11pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

A MURDERER who killed his mother at her Sharples home has had an appeal against his conviction thrown out by top judges.

UPDATED: 'It's like a cancer at the heart of football' - Former Bolton Wanderers player jailed for match fixing

This Is Lancashire:

1:17pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

A former Premier League striker has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after becoming the highest-profile player to be convicted of match-fixing allegations.

Man charged with Farnworth rape

This Is Lancashire:

11:39am Wednesday 29th April 2015

A MAN has been charged with raping a woman in Farnworth.

Army veteran's anger after thieves steal vintage coin collection

This Is Lancashire: DISMAYED: Stan Mather

8:02am Wednesday 29th April 2015

AN army veteran has spoken of his anger after £1,400 of vintage coins were stolen from his shop in Bolton town centre.

Anger after yob does poo on slide in children's play area

This Is Lancashire: UNHAPPY: Michael Rigg with his grandson AJ Williamson, aged 23 months, with Maria Molyneux and her grandaughter Summer Molyneux, aged 3.

7:02am Wednesday 29th April 2015

A FORMER caretaker would be "turning in his grave", says his daughter, who claims his park is being neglected by Bolton Council.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - April 29, 2015

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Wednesday 29th April 2015

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

Warning over 'dark web' after brothers' death from MDMA overdose at Stoneclough pub

This Is Lancashire: Torin Lakeman

4:19pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

TWO brothers found dead in Stoneclough had up to six times the lethal limit of ecstasy in their blood after taking drugs bought on the "dark web".

Bolton police teams join forces - but it's 'not a cost-cutting measure'

This Is Lancashire: Police on the beat in Bolton

11:10am Tuesday 28th April 2015

TWO of Bolton's neighbourhood police teams have started working together so officers can be deployed to flash points more easily.

Devastated family praying teenager hurt in Moss Bank Way crash pulls through

This Is Lancashire: SCENE: The car on its side in Moss Bank Way

7:03am Tuesday 28th April 2015

A DEVASTATED family are praying for a teenage dad injured in a high-speed crash.

Man whose reversing lorry killed father-of-two tells of his upset

This Is Lancashire: DECEASED: Danny Adams

6:04am Tuesday 28th April 2015

THE man whose reversing truck crushed a lorry driver to death has told an inquest of his upset over the incident.

Flytipper caught when he was spotted carrying sofa on car roof

This Is Lancashire:

6:03am Saturday 25th April 2015

A FLY tipper was caught after being spotted on CCTV with a sofa on his car roof.

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