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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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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.

Timperley Scout Group assistant caught with pre-teen sex book on Kindle

This Is Lancashire: The winner of a competition to name a spa suite will receive a Kindle, plus £100 worth of book vouchers for their school

10:21am Friday 17th October 2014

AN assistant with Timperley Scout Group was rumbled by his leader for having a book detailing sex with pre-teen girls on an Amazon Kindle.

Crime rises across region - and 'cuts are to blame'

This Is Lancashire: IMPROVING: Overall crime has dropped by almost two per cent in West Yorkshire

9:57am Friday 17th October 2014

A RISE in crime across the region shows government policing cuts are putting people at risk, Bolton’s police and crime commissioner has claimed.

Pervert scout assistant caught with pre-teen sex book when group leader looked at his Kindle

This Is Lancashire: The Amazon Kindle, From Amazon.com

4:36pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A SCOUT group assistant was rumbled by his leader for having a book detailing sex with pre-teen girls on an Amazon Kindle.

Guilty: Racing drivers who crashed in Blackburn Road

This Is Lancashire: Bolton Crown Court

11:55am Thursday 16th October 2014

TWO men accused of racing each other in Blackburn Road have been found guilty of dangerous driving.

Thugs jump out of van and attack man with metal bar

This Is Lancashire:

10:39am Thursday 16th October 2014

A PEDESTRIAN was punched and threatened by metal bar-wielding thugs who jumped out of a van and robbed him.

WANTED: Man jailed for assault

This Is Lancashire:

9:38am Thursday 16th October 2014

A HUNT is on for a man released from prison after serving jail time for a serious assault.

VIDEO: Man who claimed he was waving novelty rubber penis found guilty of indecent exposure

This Is Lancashire:

9:37am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAN who claimed he waved a novelty rubber penis at his neighbour has been found guilty of indecent exposure.

European-style recycling surcharge should be imposed on cans and bottles, says councillor

This Is Lancashire: City to introduce kerbside glass collection

9:26am Thursday 16th October 2014

SHOPS in Bolton should impose surcharges on cans and bottles that consumers get back when they take empties to be recycled, a town councillor has claimed.

No police brutality at Barton Moss anti-fracking demonstration camp, according to report

This Is Lancashire: Police at Barton Moss

8:59am Thursday 16th October 2014

CLAIMS of police brutality at the Barton Moss anti-fracking protest have not been substantiated, a report from an independent panel has found.

Drug dealer hid guns in microwave

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

GUNS stashed in a microwave, drugs worth £5,500 and nearly £30,000 in cash were uncovered when police raided a flat.

Speeding crash driver 'was racing another car'

This Is Lancashire: Bolton Crown Court

10:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A SPEEDING driver who is accused of racing another car in Blackburn Road had just collected his younger cousin from a mosque during Ramadhan.

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