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Pensioner stabbed himself to death hours after wife told him marriage was over

6:00am Wed 26 Nov 14

A PENSIONER stabbed himself to death within hours of his wife ending their 40-year marriage.

Bolton's 4 most wanted - November 25, 2014

6:00am Wed 26 Nov 14

A HUMAN trafficking suspect is being hunted by police.

Security van carrying 'huge amount of money' raided by men armed with petrol-powered disc cutter

4:07pm Tue 25 Nov 14

A SECURITY van carrying "a huge sum of money" was robbed by men armed with a disc cutter at Middlebrook retail…

Crane collapses at Wayoh reservoir

2:00pm Tue 25 Nov 14

A CRANE has collapsed during drain work at the Wayoh reservoir near Edgworth.

Mental health patient was found dead in 15-minute window between nurse checks

6:03am Tue 25 Nov 14

A MENTAL health patient was found strangled to death in her hospital bed with an item of clothing tied around her…

UPDATED: Power off in Breightmet street after man crashes into electricity box

9:03am Tue 25 Nov 14

SCORES of homes were left without power after a car ploughed into a electricity box and a lamppost in the early…

Free shop opens in Breightmet for people who can't afford clothes

12:47pm Tue 25 Nov 14

IT is the new one-stop shop for clothes swaps — and it is changing lives for many families in Breightmet.

Tuberculosis 'on the rise' in Bolton

11:58am Tue 25 Nov 14

THE number of people contracting tuberculosis looks set to rise, health bosses have warned.

Woman injured in rush-hour car crash

9:19am Tue 25 Nov 14

A WOMAN was left with neck injuries after a rush-hour car crash near Bolton town centre.

Rubbish and dead rat found outside Deane health centre

7:44am Tue 25 Nov 14

BIN bags, carrier bags, video tapes and gas canisters were dumped outside the fire exit of a medical centre by…


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