artist's impression of Chorley New Road
Work progressing on new Horwich school
These are the latest designs which show how a new primary school in Horwich will look.
Fern Street
Flytippers fined for dumping sofas and waste
Bolton Council has carried out three more successful prosecutions as part of its campaign to crack down on envirocrime.
photo of Bolton town hall
Town Hall to shine for Red Wednesday
Bolton Town Hall will be illuminated red to mark national Red Wednesday.
Flytipper made to clean up borough

Bolton Council has successfully secured a community service order in court against a prolific flytipper.
Free teenage market back again

Bolton’s successful Teenage Market has proved to be such a success that it will be coming back – on three dates in 2017.
Fine for piling up 60 bin bags

A resident has been handed a £440 fine after she repeatedly ignored warnings to remove around 60 bin bags from her back yard.
Major acquisition for Mass Observation collection

A key piece of artwork from the ground-breaking 1930s social experiment, Mass Observation, has been acquired by Bolton Museum.
Tourism £420.4m boost

Bolton’s tourism industry generated £420.4m for the local economy in 2015, according to new figures.
Twenty's plenty for Bolton

Almost 2,500 residential streets in Bolton now have a 20mph speed limit in a bid to make them safer.
Manchester Road resurfacing to start

Motorists are being warned of potential disruption from Monday, February 20 due to improvement work on Manchester Road.
Council to live stream meetings

People will soon be able to tune into Bolton Council meetings from the comfort of their own homes thanks to new web-streaming equipment.
Buzz at market

There will be a buzz in the air at Bolton Artisan Market this Sunday (February 19).
Restoration plan for Smithills Hall

The West wing of Smithills Hall is to benefit from a £500,000 restoration.
Council takes action on flytip hotspot

Bolton Council is working in partnership with local businesses, to take action on a private road, which has been blighted by flytipping.
Whistl to open super depot in Bolton

Whistl, the second largest postal operator in the UK, has announced that it is to move into a new super depot into Bolton.
Residents fined for dumping rubbish

Two residents who refused to clear up piles of rubbish in their own yards have been handed hefty fines.
Slim bin rollout saves £1.4m

Bolton council has thanked residents for their support with the rollout of slim grey bins across Bolton, which has already helped the council to avoid £1.4m of waste disposal costs.
Council continues flytipping crackdown

​Bolton Council has taken seven residents to court as part of its continued crack down on flytipping.
Ainsworth Lane resurfacing scheme

A £257,000 scheme to improve Ainsworth Lane will begin on Monday, February 6.
Tribute to Bolton’s brilliant women

A lasting tribute to some of the borough’s most influential women – past and present – has been created in Bolton Town Hall.

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