New look for libraries
The new year will bring a new look for an important part of Bolton’s Central Library.
All aboard for Santa
Children who’ve been very good this year are invited to travel on Santa’s Express and meet Santa himself at Moss Bank Park.
Keeping you healthy
Make yourself an early New Year’s resolution to get fit and healthy.
Bolton braces itself for Ironman
The date of the next Ironman UK has been announced. The gruelling 140 mile triathlon is coming back to Bolton on August 1, 2010.
Meet Bolton’s best
This year’s Bolton’s best were unveiled at the council’s staff awards ceremony yesterday.
Festive market on the menu
Bolton’s festive market featuring continental and local traders launches tomorrow (Saturday, December 5).
Rachel marks IDDP
Paralympic swimmer Rachel Latham will launch a display to mark the International Day of Disabled People, in Bolton.
Drink safe at Christmas
The Be Safe Partnership’s Christmas crackdown was launched on Tuesday, December 1.
Public’s art goes on display
Some of the borough’s best artwork will go on display at Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive from Saturday, November 28.
Festivities at Christmas fair
Shoppers can get into the festive spirit at the Mayor of Bolton’s Charity Christmas Fair on Saturday, November 28.
Love Bolton, hate litter
Bolton council is launching a campaign to highlight to residents the importance of keeping the streets litter free
Making music with the Halle
Bolton’s young musicians and the Hallé Orchestra will perform at Victoria Hall on Tuesday, November 17.
Head-cams focus on Bolton
Bolton Council is the first in the country to equip every parking warden patrolling on-street parking with head cameras.
Could you adopt and change lives?
Bolton Council is appealing for residents from all walks of life to consider adopting as National Adoption Week 2009 gets underway.
Remembering Bolton’s brave heroes
A series of events will take place in Bolton to mark Remembrance Day, in honour of the sacrifice the town’s war heroes made.
Free finance workshop
Bolton Council is offering residents a free workshop on managing their finances.
Fun at the Fireworks - 2009
A spectacular community firework display and funfair will take place on Friday November 6th in Leverhulme Park, Long Lane, Bolton.
Rolls of honour revealed
The names of 175 men who served in the two World Wars will take pride of place in Bolton Town Hall.
Young people to debate their views
Bolton’s young people are set to launch plans to develop a youth council in the borough to coincide with Local Democracy Week.
Check your benefit entitlement
Bolton’s parents are being encouraged to check their benefit entitlement online, ahead of national changes next month.
Bromley Cross Library will be closed to the public for three weeks due to refurbishment.
Library is streets ahead
High Street Library has been acknowledged for its innovative design in a national awards ceremony.
Register your vote
Bolton's residents who want a say in the next general election are being advised to make sure they are registered to vote.
Welcome to my world
The eve of World Mental Health Day marks the official launch of a thought-provoking visual arts exhibition.
Bolton's £31m centre is the One
Bolton One has been unveiled as the name for the town’s new £30.6 million swimming pool, health and academic centre.
Successful BSF bidder named
Balfour Beatty Education has been named as the preferred bidder for the Building Schools for the Future programme.
College Way work has begun
Works to install a toucan crossing on College Way between Wellington Street and Ellesmere Street will start on Monday.
Crompton by-election results in
The votes cast today in the Crompton ward by-election have been counted, and Labour candidate Guy Harkin has been elected.
A by-election for the Crompton ward takes place on Thursday, October 1.
Rocking It in Bolton
Eight young bands take over Victoria Square on Saturday, September 26.
Story of Bolton mosques unveiled
A photographic montage depicting life through the eyes of young Muslim women will form the centrepiece of a new exhibition at Bolton Museum.
Prolific offender fined £4,775
A prolific waste removal and flytipping offender has been convicted of carrying waste without a licence and fined £4,775.
New bin day reminder
From Monday 21 September, households across Bolton will see a change in their bin day in a push to save taxpayers’ money.
CCTV car to keep children safe
A new CCTV car will be used in Bolton to stop motorists from parking irresponsibly and keep school children safe.
Who are Bolton’s best?
Residents are being urged to consider whether their council workers make a difference to their life or their community.
Apply online for school places
Bolton’s online school admissions service is live and ready to deal with applications for pupils starting school in September 2010.
Have your say on council changes
Residents in Bolton will be asked to register their views on proposals to change the way decisions are made in the town.
Expenses go online
Bolton Council is publishing the total expenses for all councillors for the last three financial years.
Bolton to host speciality market
A German beer garden is the highlight of a speciality market being held during Bolton's annual Food and Drink Festival.
Funding brings Bolton boom
MORE than £350m of investment is set to transform housing, education, health and transport facilities in Bolton.
In remembrance of VJ Day
The Mayor of Bolton is inviting Bolton’s residents to come together and join him this Saturday (15/08) to honour VJ Day.
Facelift for famous landmark
Bolton Council starts an 11-month programme of window refurbishments and stonework repairs to the Town Hall.
Calling mature drivers
Drivers aged 50 and over have another opportunity to attend a free Mature Drivers Seminar on Tuesday, September 1.
Strong welcome for Ironman
Thousands of spectators from Bolton and beyond turned out to show their support of the Ironman UK contest on Sunday, August 2.
Fantasy fun at Bolton Museum
Families will have the chance to escape to a new world this summer at Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive .
Barlow Park Centre reopens
Thanks to support from Bolton Council and a range of partners, Barlow Park Young People’s Centre has now been refurbished.
Get active this summer
There are plenty of opportunities for young people to get out and about doing sporting activities this summer.
A little time, a big difference
In Victoria square tomorrow Bolton Council’s Shared Care team will be asking people to give a little time, and make a big difference.
Bolton's Bevin Boys remembered
Bolton Council has agreed to donate £1000 towards the development of a permanent national memorial for the ‘Bevin Boys’.
Chefs compete to be the best
School chefs in Bolton are preparing to cook up a treat in a bid to be crowned the best in the borough.
Future rock stars perform
Four talented young bands from Bolton’s Rock It! project will make their debut performance to the public on 14 July.
An evolution revolution is taking place at Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive this summer.
Enjoy local produce this weekend
Bolton’s local produce market, the recently relaunched farmers’ market, will take place in the town centre this Sunday.
Hotline to Community Payback
A dedicated hotline has been set up so residents can have a say on how offenders should be punished for their crimes.
Pledge to get greener
This year’s Recycle Week in Bolton will encourage people to waste less and try something new in an effort to get greener.
Child safety top of the agenda
This year’s National Child Safety week will see the council focus on the ways to keep Bolton's young people as safe as possible.
Bolton's community bond
An eight-week celebration strengthening community ties in Bolton launches this Saturday.
Gala hope to attract full house
Young people taking part in Bolton’s Sing Up programme will be showcasing their talents at a gala concert at Victoria Hall.
Council gears up to power down
Bolton Council officially commits to reducing carbon emissions this week with the launch of a Carbon Management Plan.
Mayor to lead Genocide Memorial
Bolton citizens from around the world will come together when The Mayor of Bolton leads the town’s Genocide Memorial Day service.
Bolton waltzes into the digital age
Bolton’s older generation will be making a song and dance about computers, in a project that combines dancing with getting online.
Let's go fly a kite...
This Sunday (14/6) Moss Bank Park will play host to an amazing display of kite flying.
Calling all mature drivers
Drivers aged 50 plus will once again have a chance to attend a free Mature Drivers Seminar on Tuesday June 23.
Care to join us?
This week is National Carers Week (June 8 to 14) and Bolton Council has organised opportunities for carers to get support and advice.
Gritting consultation reminder
Bolton Council is reminding residents and road users that they only have a few days left to have their say on winter gritting.
D Day Service - Victoria Square
Saturday (6/6) sees the 65th Anniversary of D Day and Bolton’s Mayor is keen to welcome people to an event to mark the occasion.
Rent arrears lowest yet
Rent owed by Bolton at Home tenants to the local authority has reached an all time low.