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Kidnap victim's wife issues heart wrenching plea to Islamic State militants

3:18pm Sun 21 Sep 14

THE WIFE of a man who is being held hostage by militants have made a heart wrenching plea for his release.

Jimi Goodwin shines at Ramsbottom Festival as British Sea Power fall flat

11:26am Sun 21 Sep 14

HUNDREDS took to the hills for a second hit of ale and music at Ramsbottom Festival.

Riding horses is 'like therapy' for disabled youngsters

11:00am Sun 21 Sep 14

RIDING is a common hobby for horse-mad youngsters — but for one group at a Westhoughton stables it is proving…

Three clubbers rushed to hospital

10:52am Sun 21 Sep 14

THREE people were taken ill at a Bolton nightclub following a suspected drugs binge.

Builders save fellow workers life

6:00am Sun 21 Sep 14

QUICK-THINKING construction workers who saved the life of a colleague at a Little Hulton building site have been…

Spot the difference! Workmen replace memorial flagstone wrong way round

6:00am Sat 20 Sep 14

EAGLE eyed shoppers “flagged up” a problem — after workmen replaced a memorial paving slab the wrong way…

VIDEO: Police hunt bus knifeman

2:43pm Sat 20 Sep 14

POLICE are hunting a thug who tried to rob a bus driver at knifepoint in Little Hulton..

Should number of councillors be cut from 60 to 40?

6:00am Sat 20 Sep 14

THE number of councillors in Bolton could be radically cut as part of cost-saving plans put forward by the town’s…

Police draw a blank looking for parents of tragic little Alia - the baby found dumped in a plastic bag

6:18pm Fri 19 Sep 14

POLICE admit they have drawn a blank in their search for the parents of a newborn baby found abandoned in a plastic…

Gang pose as police officers and tie up brothers before stealing jewellery and cash

1:20pm Fri 19 Sep 14

FOUR men posing as police officers tied up two brothers in their own home before fleeing with jewellery and cash.


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