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UPDATED: Teenager raped in alleyway behind pub in Bolton town centre

6:37pm Thu 31 Jul 14

A TEENAGE girl was raped in a back alley behind a pub in Bolton town centre, police said.

UPDATED: Young woman found dead in Rivington reservoir named

11:35am Thu 31 Jul 14

THE young woman found drowned in Rivington Reservoir had a tragic life, it has emerged.

UPDATED: Pane of glass falls 10 feet onto shopper in main entrance of Harwood Morrisons

8:26pm Wed 30 Jul 14

A PANE of glass fell on a stunned shopper as he was standing in the entrance to the Morrisons supermarket in…

Man injured in holiday horror accident on huge water slide

9:11am Thu 31 Jul 14

A HOLIDAYMAKER was left with horrendous injuries after one of the world’s tallest vertical water slides went…

Call for Horwich to leave Bolton... and become part of Chorley

6:00am Thu 31 Jul 14

HORWICH should cut ties with Bolton and join up with neighbouring Chorley, according to a local resident.

War hero awarded Arctic Star medal posthumously for braving 'horrendous' conditions in World War Two

7:15pm Thu 31 Jul 14

A WAR hero who braved “horrendous” conditions in the Arctic Ocean for 18 months has been honoured posthumously.

Short film shot in Bolton using mobile phone will be shown at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

5:48pm Thu 31 Jul 14

A SHORT film shot using a mobile phone has been selected to appear at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Woman 'left scarred after crowbar and hammer attack'

5:32pm Thu 31 Jul 14

A WOMAN was left scarred after being attacked by five members of a family who were armed with a hammer and a…

GPs facing cuts and ageing patients crisis, warn doctors

4:40pm Thu 31 Jul 14

GP surgeries in Bolton are heading towards a crisis, leading doctors have warned.

Halliwell driver crashed car after taking it without permission

4:31pm Thu 31 Jul 14

A DRIVER who crashed a car he had taken without permission has been given a suspended prison sentence by Bolton…


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