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Up to 30 asylum seekers staying at Bolton hotel

8:35am Wed 1 Oct 14

ASYLUM seekers are being housed in a Bolton hotel — in what contractors have described as “exceptional…

Police called after UKIP leaflet claims 'Labour-run Bolton' is being investigated over child sex abuse

8:42am Wed 1 Oct 14

POLICE have been called in after UKIP supporters delivered letters claiming that “Labour controlled Bolton” was…

Bolton's 4 most wanted - October 1, 2014

8:59am Wed 1 Oct 14

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

Hunt for missing Bolton woman

5:58pm Wed 1 Oct 14

A 59-year-old woman has gone missing from her home in Bolton.

Pick-up truck gets upended by heavy skip

12:44pm Wed 1 Oct 14

A TRUCK driver inadvertently went above and beyond the call of duty this morning while working at Victoria Mill in…

£1.4 million Bolton town centre revamp extends to Mealhouse Lane

9:11am Wed 1 Oct 14

WORK to revamp Bolton town centre has extended on to Mealhouse Lane.

Mourners gather to bid farewell to Pugzley after lift shaft death

9:06am Wed 1 Oct 14

DOZENS of mourners brought Halliwell to a halt as they gathered to pay their respects to a “caring, loyal and…

Hundreds flock to meeting about huge sports and leisure village plans in Bromley Cross

8:52am Wed 1 Oct 14

HUNDREDS of residents attended a public meeting about plans for a huge sports and leisure village in Bromley Cross.

Nephew kicked aunt unconscious in street

8:48am Wed 1 Oct 14

A NEPHEW has been spared jail despite kicking his aunt in the head and knocking her unconscious in a street attack…

Westhoughton footpath 'is disgusting disgrace'

8:46am Wed 1 Oct 14

RESIDENTS have slammed the state of a “disgusting and disgraceful” footpath, which is littered with bottles,…


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