Have aliens been to Bolton? One man thinks so

First published in News This Is Lancashire: Photograph of the Author by , reporter

THE chances of anything coming to earth.....are quite high according to the testimony of one Bolton resident.

Amongst a catalogue of extra-terrestrial encounters released by the Ministry of Defence’s now defunct UFO desk is the account of an anonymous Bolton resident — who claimed to have seen UFOs 19 times.

The files released by the National Archives were collected from the UFO desk from 2007 until it was closed in 2009.

They include a number of reported sightings from across Greater Manchester, including the lengthy testimony from the unnamed 37-year-old Boltonian in 2009.

The account goes into detail about a sighting in 2004 in Radcliffe, and explains that whilst looking at the sky, the person saw a “bright flash of white light” which “lit up the sky.”

The account continues: “I looked over to it then saw a streak/beam of fading light.

“At the far left of that I saw a disc shaped craft, dark in colour and which seemed to be slowing down its speed.

“It was covered in the heat/flames seen when a craft enters earth’s atmosphere.”

The 37-year-old explains that they were working on a book detailing the 19 UFO sightings they have witnessed which is “backed up with high quality good detail video evidence of a UFO interacting with me.”

Then a stark issue is offered to the MOD to leave UFOs well alone, stating: “Tell your gun toting anti establishment government [that] if their secret discovery departments who are chasing UFOs and trying to get a shot at one don’t cease, they will get shot out of the sky by a UFO.”

Other accounts found amongst the files detail reports of UFOs being found near UK landmarks such as the Houses of Parliament and Blackpool Tower.

One person reported that they had “been living with an alien for some time”.

Phil Catterall ran the Bolton UFO Society from 1996 until 2012.

He said: “I think a lot of the stuff that has come out from the MOD is probably rubbish.

“But I firmly believe that UFOs have visited our planet, there have been loads of sightings over the years.

“I have heard of many sightings around the Rivington area of Bolton — but there is a cover up to make people believe they don’t exist.”

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9:50am Thu 27 Jun 13

skylark99 says...

Sorry Aliens England is full but if you choose to stay don't park your craft in Bolton town center the prices for parking are really out of this world!!! You can't get any benefits unless you speak english a few words will do You may get a council house because you were not born here, and if you feel its not really a good to settle can you take Clegg and Cameron back please:)
Sorry Aliens England is full but if you choose to stay don't park your craft in Bolton town center the prices for parking are really out of this world!!! You can't get any benefits unless you speak english a few words will do You may get a council house because you were not born here, and if you feel its not really a good to settle can you take Clegg and Cameron back please:) skylark99
  • Score: 7

10:25am Thu 27 Jun 13

retsof says...

Yes, most of them are on Council, or it seems that way!
Yes, most of them are on Council, or it seems that way! retsof
  • Score: 5

11:06am Thu 27 Jun 13

wild one says...

If i was an alien. and landed in bolton i would soon start the engines and naff off...what a horrible town i live in....
If i was an alien. and landed in bolton i would soon start the engines and naff off...what a horrible town i live in.... wild one
  • Score: 2

11:10am Thu 27 Jun 13

Donkey Stone says...

No shortage of space cadets in Bolton. Therefore this story must be accurate:)
No shortage of space cadets in Bolton. Therefore this story must be accurate:) Donkey Stone
  • Score: 2

1:43pm Thu 27 Jun 13

boltonnut says...

An ideal spot for aliens to land would be Winter Hill.The panorarmic view from there is amazing,Bolton can be beautiful you know.Of course they would have to look out for that dam tower.According to some of my fellow commenters these aliens might have relitives already living here so at least they'll have somewhere to stay.
An ideal spot for aliens to land would be Winter Hill.The panorarmic view from there is amazing,Bolton can be beautiful you know.Of course they would have to look out for that dam tower.According to some of my fellow commenters these aliens might have relitives already living here so at least they'll have somewhere to stay. boltonnut
  • Score: 2

1:50pm Thu 27 Jun 13

chris25 says...

wild one wrote:
If i was an alien. and landed in bolton i would soon start the engines and naff off...what a horrible town i live in....
move then
[quote][p][bold]wild one[/bold] wrote: If i was an alien. and landed in bolton i would soon start the engines and naff off...what a horrible town i live in....[/p][/quote]move then chris25
  • Score: 0

2:09pm Thu 27 Jun 13

Darrennz says...

They arrived years ago, before the books, steam or the light bulb, you know them they are known as locals.
They arrived years ago, before the books, steam or the light bulb, you know them they are known as locals. Darrennz
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4:06pm Thu 27 Jun 13

MMHolmes says...

I don't bother reading the comments on stories on here anymore - I don't need to......... because every story, irrespective of the subject matter, soon attracts the same half dozen individuals who post basically the same comments about how rubbish Bolton is and how evil the council are and how there are too many foreigners living in Bolton now, blah, blah, blah, etc.......

Get a life. You know who you are.........
I don't bother reading the comments on stories on here anymore - I don't need to......... because every story, irrespective of the subject matter, soon attracts the same half dozen individuals who post basically the same comments about how rubbish Bolton is and how evil the council are and how there are too many foreigners living in Bolton now, blah, blah, blah, etc....... Get a life. You know who you are......... MMHolmes
  • Score: 3

4:51pm Thu 27 Jun 13

Fettler76 says...

Of course aliens have been to Bolton all you gotta do is look at councillor Morris ;)
Of course aliens have been to Bolton all you gotta do is look at councillor Morris ;) Fettler76
  • Score: 5

7:58pm Thu 27 Jun 13

Gore Seer says...

Well Bolton News As A Lot Of Unpublisht Data On Alien Visits,Why Dont Thay Print And Show What Thay Realy Have And Let The Public Make There Own Minds Up Instead Of Keeping It Under Raps?.
Well Bolton News As A Lot Of Unpublisht Data On Alien Visits,Why Dont Thay Print And Show What Thay Realy Have And Let The Public Make There Own Minds Up Instead Of Keeping It Under Raps?. Gore Seer
  • Score: 0

11:25am Fri 28 Jun 13

MarkAllRead says...

Gore Seer wrote:
Well Bolton News As A Lot Of Unpublisht Data On Alien Visits,Why Dont Thay Print And Show What Thay Realy Have And Let The Public Make There Own Minds Up Instead Of Keeping It Under Raps?.
I enjoyed this post.
[quote][p][bold]Gore Seer[/bold] wrote: Well Bolton News As A Lot Of Unpublisht Data On Alien Visits,Why Dont Thay Print And Show What Thay Realy Have And Let The Public Make There Own Minds Up Instead Of Keeping It Under Raps?.[/p][/quote]I enjoyed this post. MarkAllRead
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12:16pm Fri 28 Jun 13

Flycatcher says...

Gore Seer wrote:
Well Bolton News As A Lot Of Unpublisht Data On Alien Visits,Why Dont Thay Print And Show What Thay Realy Have And Let The Public Make There Own Minds Up Instead Of Keeping It Under Raps?.
This is some sort of alien code obviously! How exciting!
[quote][p][bold]Gore Seer[/bold] wrote: Well Bolton News As A Lot Of Unpublisht Data On Alien Visits,Why Dont Thay Print And Show What Thay Realy Have And Let The Public Make There Own Minds Up Instead Of Keeping It Under Raps?.[/p][/quote]This is some sort of alien code obviously! How exciting! Flycatcher
  • Score: 1

1:14pm Fri 28 Jun 13

Rememberscarborough says...

Got to agree because some of the things that go on seem totally inhuman to me...
Got to agree because some of the things that go on seem totally inhuman to me... Rememberscarborough
  • Score: 0

3:51pm Fri 28 Jun 13

hotandspicy says...

Gore Seer wrote:
Well Bolton News As A Lot Of Unpublisht Data On Alien Visits,Why Dont Thay Print And Show What Thay Realy Have And Let The Public Make There Own Minds Up Instead Of Keeping It Under Raps?.
theres life Jim but not as we know it.........
[quote][p][bold]Gore Seer[/bold] wrote: Well Bolton News As A Lot Of Unpublisht Data On Alien Visits,Why Dont Thay Print And Show What Thay Realy Have And Let The Public Make There Own Minds Up Instead Of Keeping It Under Raps?.[/p][/quote]theres life Jim but not as we know it......... hotandspicy
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6:46pm Fri 28 Jun 13

Gore Seer says...

Thanks For Your Comment Hotandspicy It Tells Me You Know Very Little About Other Life In Our Universe Perhaps Bolton News May One Day Enlighten You And Publicize This Info Which As Yet Not Been Disclosed.
Thanks For Your Comment Hotandspicy It Tells Me You Know Very Little About Other Life In Our Universe Perhaps Bolton News May One Day Enlighten You And Publicize This Info Which As Yet Not Been Disclosed. Gore Seer
  • Score: 0

7:13am Sat 29 Jun 13

davoovad says...

MMHolmes wrote:
I don't bother reading the comments on stories on here anymore - I don't need to......... because every story, irrespective of the subject matter, soon attracts the same half dozen individuals who post basically the same comments about how rubbish Bolton is and how evil the council are and how there are too many foreigners living in Bolton now, blah, blah, blah, etc.......

Get a life. You know who you are.........
You're the one who does all the blah blah blah, give your head a shake and get the blinkers off, dummy !!!! .
[quote][p][bold]MMHolmes[/bold] wrote: I don't bother reading the comments on stories on here anymore - I don't need to......... because every story, irrespective of the subject matter, soon attracts the same half dozen individuals who post basically the same comments about how rubbish Bolton is and how evil the council are and how there are too many foreigners living in Bolton now, blah, blah, blah, etc....... Get a life. You know who you are.........[/p][/quote]You're the one who does all the blah blah blah, give your head a shake and get the blinkers off, dummy !!!! . davoovad
  • Score: 0

9:12am Sat 29 Jun 13

Gore Seer says...

The Topic Is A Good Topic I Know Aliens Have Visited This Area,Just That The Publish Content On Aliens Is Rubbish,Come On Bolton News Publish The Real Proof?.
The Topic Is A Good Topic I Know Aliens Have Visited This Area,Just That The Publish Content On Aliens Is Rubbish,Come On Bolton News Publish The Real Proof?. Gore Seer
  • Score: 0

8:41pm Sat 29 Jun 13

swager123 says...

hotandspicy wrote:
Gore Seer wrote:
Well Bolton News As A Lot Of Unpublisht Data On Alien Visits,Why Dont Thay Print And Show What Thay Realy Have And Let The Public Make There Own Minds Up Instead Of Keeping It Under Raps?.
theres life Jim but not as we know it.........
There's clingons on the starboard bow scrape um off Jim !!!
[quote][p][bold]hotandspicy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gore Seer[/bold] wrote: Well Bolton News As A Lot Of Unpublisht Data On Alien Visits,Why Dont Thay Print And Show What Thay Realy Have And Let The Public Make There Own Minds Up Instead Of Keeping It Under Raps?.[/p][/quote]theres life Jim but not as we know it.........[/p][/quote]There's clingons on the starboard bow scrape um off Jim !!! swager123
  • Score: 0

9:42am Sun 30 Jun 13

Gore Seer says...

Shame Mension Alien Life And The Same Old Song,You Sing It Il Hum It.Bolton News Can Prove It?.
Shame Mension Alien Life And The Same Old Song,You Sing It Il Hum It.Bolton News Can Prove It?. Gore Seer
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