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Police sniff out £150,000 cannabis farm in Halliwell

8:47am Mon 30 Mar 15

A TEENAGE boy was arrested when a cannabis farm worth about £150,000 was stormed by police in Bolton.

Strangeways riots: Former Bolton Evening News photographer recalls the siege 25 years on

6:02am Mon 30 Mar 15

IT was the image which signalled the end of the Strangeways riots.

Residents "heartbroken" over possibility that Blackrod pub could be pulled down

9:18pm Mon 30 Mar 15

RESIDENTS in Blackrod say they are "heartbroken" that the Red Lion pub could be demolished to make way for five new…

Police officers in hospital handout after Easter Egg hunt

6:22pm Mon 30 Mar 15

POLICE have taken time out from cracking cases to put smiles on the faces of sick children this Easter.

A&E improvements made at Royal Bolton Hospital to plan for busy Easter weekend

5:53pm Mon 30 Mar 15

HEALTH chiefs have improved how they predict A&E patient numbers in order to better plan for busy periods.

E-fit of suspect released after teenager stabbed in 'unprovoked' attack

5:44pm Mon 30 Mar 15

POLICE have issued an image of a man they are hunting after an apprentice electrician was stabbed in the leg in an…

Vandals target cars in wrecking spree

4:05pm Mon 30 Mar 15

RESIDENTS on a street in The Haulgh were left stunned after vandals went on the rampage.

Two indie bands to play fundraising gig in Bromley Cross

2:18pm Mon 30 Mar 15

TWO indie bands will play a gig in Bromley Cross to raise money to help provide clean water in Africa.

Traffic chaos on first day of A666 lane closure during rail electrification work

1:34pm Mon 30 Mar 15

HUGE queues of traffic formed on St Peter's Way on the first day of a five-week lane closure.

Youngsters put down their pens and pencils to cook a Greek feast in the classroom

1:05pm Mon 30 Mar 15

YOUNGSTERS took a break from maths and english — to be given a masterclass in healthy eating by the Fun Food…


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