16 days
Joining forces to end domestic violence
Organisations across Bolton have joined forces in a campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence.
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.
A Bolton Council bin wagon Disruption to waste collections
30/12/2009

Bin collections have been suspended in Bolton on Thursday 7 January due to the weather.
Bolton Museum and Library New look for libraries
30/12/2009

The new year will bring a new look for an important part of Bolton’s Central Library.
Manor Gardens resident and Councillor Cliff Morris New extra care scheme in Bolton
30/12/2009

Bolton’s new extra-care housing scheme is officially open for business.
Apse School meals honour for Bolton
24/12/2009

The school meals service in Bolton has been voted one of the top four in the country.
Santa Festive programme - video highlights
18/12/2009

Hundreds of people have enjoyed the town centre festive fun organised by the council.
Lord Smith and Phil Woolas signing the agreement City region status for Greater Manchester
18/12/2009

An agreement between the 10 Greater Manchester local authorities and the Government was signed today.
Hamilton Court First look at Bolton’s new council houses
18/12/2009

A design has been unveiled for the first council houses to be built in Bolton for 20 years.
town hall Bids sought to boost Bolton
16/12/2009

Bolton Council is giving away £52,000 to groups with ideas of how to transform empty shops.
coins Help to avoid Christmas debt trap
16/12/2009

Residents struggling with their spending in the run up to Christmas can get free budgeting advice.
Town hall Christmas crackdown on counterfeits
16/12/2009

Bolton Council is cracking down on the sale of counterfeit goods this Christmas.
Primary school children Council gets funding for school places
14/12/2009

Bolton Council has been given £3m to help provide more places at the borough’s primary schools.
Bolton museum Museum makeover for Bolton
14/12/2009

Bolton Museum is set to undergo a major refurbishment in the new year.
A girl on a bike Children on their bike for 2010
14/12/2009

Children can work off some Christmas turkey with a series of Bikeability sessions over the new year.
Drink drive campaign Councils kick off drink-drive campaign
11/12/2009

A wrecked car will be touring football grounds in a new hard-hitting campaign to stop drink driving.
turkey Shoppers set to gobble up turkey show
11/12/2009

Visitors to Bolton town centre on Sunday will come face to beak with two tap-dancing turkeys.
Bolton Museum Winter warmer at Bolton Museum
11/12/2009

A new exhibition is offering visitors the chance to come in from the cold.
Santa's Express All aboard for Santa
10/12/2009

Children who’ve been very good this year are invited to travel on Santa’s Express and meet Santa himself at Moss Bank Park.
Young people at a children's centre Children’s centre in world-record attempt
10/12/2009

Tonge Children’s Centre has done its bit for the environment, holding a tree planting event to promote National Tree Week.
Lady with market produce Festive food demonstrations at Bolton Market
10/12/2009

Shoppers will be able to pick up tips for creating a perfect Christmas fayre at some cooking demonstrations, at Bolton Market.
BMS staff receive two awards Music Service in triple award success
09/12/2009

The Bolton Music Service scored a hat-trick of awards last month.
Town hall Bolton performs well in new assessment
09/12/2009

Bolton Council and its partners have been praised as performing well by the new Comprehensive Area Assessment.
Exercise class Keeping you healthy
08/12/2009

Make yourself an early New Year’s resolution to get fit and healthy.
carousel Carousel horses gallop into Bolton
07/12/2009

An old-fashioned Victorian style carousel is taking centre stage in Bolton town centre tomorrow (December 8).
Neil Mercer Bolton braces itself for Ironman
07/12/2009

The date of the next Ironman UK has been announced. The gruelling 140 mile triathlon is coming back to Bolton on August 1, 2010.
Laura Christmas lights switched on in Bolton
04/12/2009

X Factor star Laura White shone on stage at Bolton’s Christmas lights switch-on.
town hall Town to set out its vision
04/12/2009

Bolton’s organisations are coming together to reflect on the town’s big issues.
Bolton's Best trophy Meet Bolton’s best
04/12/2009

This year’s Bolton’s best were unveiled at the council’s staff awards ceremony yesterday.
market Festive market on the menu
04/12/2009

Bolton’s festive market featuring continental and local traders launches tomorrow (Saturday, December 5).
Lady at market stall Make Bolton Market the nation’s favourite
03/12/2009

Shoppers are being encouraged to vote Bolton Market as the nation’s favourite in a competition.
Older people talking Excellently does it at Bolton
03/12/2009

Bolton is among the best in the country when it comes to providing adult social care services.
Cast of Cinderella Cinderella at The Albert Halls
02/12/2009

Bolton’s Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, is being shown at The Albert Halls throughout December.
Central Library Rachel marks IDDP
02/12/2009

Paralympic swimmer Rachel Latham will launch a display to mark the International Day of Disabled People, in Bolton.
Launch of Operation Sherry Drink safe at Christmas
01/12/2009

The Be Safe Partnership’s Christmas crackdown was launched on Tuesday, December 1.
Dads at the Difference a Dad Makes conference Helping dads make a difference
30/11/2009

Bolton’s first ever conference aimed specifically at dads was held earlier this week at the Reebok Stadium.
Cast members of Take My Hand Schools join together to tread the boards
30/11/2009

Children from Sharples High School and seven neighbouring primary schools have delivered a show to remember.
A market trader Festive market to spice up town centre
27/11/2009

Bolton Council is laying on a packed programme for the Christmas period to attract shoppers into the town centre.
Bolton Council's Twitter logo Twitter brings council and community closer
26/11/2009

The latest council information will now be heading straight to Bolton residents and the wider world through Twitter.
A Dhol Drum Gurus inspire stars of the future
26/11/2009

Bolton’s young people have been getting advice and guidance on the best way of getting into the music industry.
Car driver New car park opens on Monday
26/11/2009

The new Deane Road multi-storey car park opens on Monday, November 30.
Smithills Hall Friends deck the hall for Christmas
26/11/2009

Smithills Hall is decked out for Christmas with traditional trimmings.
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive Public’s art goes on display
25/11/2009

Some of the borough’s best artwork will go on display at Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive from Saturday, November 28.
Mayor of Bolton, Councillor Critchley Festivities at Christmas fair
23/11/2009

Shoppers can get into the festive spirit at the Mayor of Bolton’s Charity Christmas Fair on Saturday, November 28.
Smithills Hall Yuletide treat at Smithills
23/11/2009

Smithills Hall has a treat in store for all the family with a Christmas performance.
Litter campaign Love Bolton, hate litter
19/11/2009

Bolton council is launching a campaign to highlight to residents the importance of keeping the streets litter free
Man at market stall Local produce market back this weekend
19/11/2009

Bolton’s local produce market will take place in the town centre this Sunday (22/11).
Young people at a children's centre All the fun of the fair at Great Lever
19/11/2009

On Saturday (21/11), Great Lever Children’s Centre will hold their annual winter fair.
Road works Road scheme to cut accidents starts
16/11/2009

An £80,000 scheme for Park Road, Westhoughton to cut the number of people hurt in accidents starts today.
Young musician Industry master class for musicians
16/11/2009

An insight into the music industry is on offer to Bolton’s budding musicians.
Girl playing instrument Making music with the Halle
13/11/2009

Bolton’s young musicians and the Hallé Orchestra will perform at Victoria Hall on Tuesday, November 17.
head cam Head-cams focus on Bolton
11/11/2009

Bolton Council is the first in the country to equip every parking warden patrolling on-street parking with head cameras.
Mayor of Bolton, Councillor Critchley Bolton’s brave heroes are honoured
09/11/2009

Large crowds gathered in Victoria Square on Sunday, November 8 to mark Remembrance Day.
Bolton Town Hall Council and PCT join forces to sign charters
06/11/2009

Bolton Council and NHS Bolton are set to sign the Every Disabled Child Matters Local Authority and Primary Care Trust charters.
Bolton Library and Museum Pupils learn about English Civil War
06/11/2009

A new resource for secondary schools has been published by Bolton Museum to aid teaching about the English Civil War.
Someone looking after young people Could you adopt and change lives?
05/11/2009

Bolton Council is appealing for residents from all walks of life to consider adopting as National Adoption Week 2009 gets underway.
A crushed bike Antisocial bikes crushed in square
05/11/2009

As part of Not in My Neighbourhood Week, off-road motorbikes and quad bikes seized in Bolton were crushed on Tuesday.
One of Bolton's new bra recycling banks Bin your bras for charity
04/11/2009

Bolton Council is calling on women across Bolton to bin their bras for charity.
Participants in a community walk Brownlow Fold and Crompton beat sweep
04/11/2009

Bolton’s Beat Sweep team will hit the streets of Brownlow Fold and Crompton next month.
Bolton Town Hall and statue Remembering Bolton’s brave heroes
03/11/2009

A series of events will take place in Bolton to mark Remembrance Day, in honour of the sacrifice the town’s war heroes made.
Smart car Bolton’s CCTV Smart car now live
03/11/2009

Bolton’s CCTV Smart car is now fully operational.
Laura It's going to be a White Christmas
03/11/2009

X-Factor star Laura White will switch on Bolton’s Christmas lights this year.
Bolton's Best logo Time to vote for Bolton’s best
02/11/2009

Residents are invited to vote for the winner of one of Bolton Council’s annual staff awards.
town hall Free finance workshop
30/10/2009

Bolton Council is offering residents a free workshop on managing their finances.
A group of schoolchildren New centre gets grand reopening
30/10/2009

Next week will see the reopening of the newly refurbished Heywood Park young people’s centre.
Fireworks at Leverhulme Park Fun at the Fireworks - 2009
29/10/2009

A spectacular community firework display and funfair will take place on Friday November 6th in Leverhulme Park, Long Lane, Bolton.
Roll of honour Rolls of honour revealed
29/10/2009

The names of 175 men who served in the two World Wars will take pride of place in Bolton Town Hall.
Two skulls Scarily good activities this weekend
28/10/2009

Bolton’s range of half-term activities will end with a terrifyingly good range of activities over Halloween.
Justice seen justice done sign Knowledge fights against crime
27/10/2009

A team of volunteers in Bolton has graduated as community crime fighters after several months of training.
mature driver Free mature drivers seminar
26/10/2009

Drivers aged 50 plus can attend a free Mature Drivers Seminar on Tuesday, November 3.
town hall Scheme to improve Bath Street
26/10/2009

A £600,000 scheme to improve Bath Street and a section of St George’s Road starts today.
Mayor of Bolton, Councillor Critchley Join in with Lancashire Day festivities
26/10/2009

The Mayor of Bolton will be holding a Lancashire dinner and entertainment evening on Thursday 26 November.
Dawn Dawson's Academy Concert to bring back wartime recollections
26/10/2009

Wartime memories will be shared by guests young and old at a Remembrance Concert on Saturday, November 7.
Ryan Bradley, Rugby League Development Officer Bolton to give rugby league a try
23/10/2009

A rugby league guru has been appointed to make the sport more accessible and popular for the residents of Bolton.
Bolton Town Hall Young people to debate their views
20/10/2009

Bolton’s young people are set to launch plans to develop a youth council in the borough to coincide with Local Democracy Week.
The Mayor of Bolton and Eddie Birchall Youth club organiser scoops hero award
19/10/2009

The Mayor’s unsung hero has been announced.
Engineering students Bolton’s youngsters see into the future
16/10/2009

More than 1,000 Year 11 pupils and their parents visited Bolton town hall on Monday to get a glimpse of their future.
Queens Park Lottery awards £4.3m for Queens Park
14/10/2009

Bolton Council has won Lottery funding of £4.286m to transform Queens Park in Bolton.
students taking an engineering diploma Students happy to see diplomas’ birthday
13/10/2009

Bolton’s diploma courses proved a huge hit with the many pupils studying them.
Town hall and statue Check your benefit entitlement
12/10/2009

Bolton’s parents are being encouraged to check their benefit entitlement online, ahead of national changes next month.
Carole Brennan looking after Abigail, nine Could you care for a child with autism?
12/10/2009

Bolton Shared Care is currently seeking short break foster carers for a number of autistic children.
town hall Free jobs fair this Wednesday
12/10/2009

A free jobs fair is taking place this Wednesday, October 14, to help people find work.
Book Library improvements
09/10/2009

Bromley Cross Library will be closed to the public for three weeks due to refurbishment.
Neon circle Art doors open at Bolton Museum
09/10/2009

Creative people are being urged to get their paint brushes ready for an Open Art Exhibition.
Town Hall Moor Lane works start on Monday
09/10/2009

Work begins on Monday, October 12 to prepare for the new Bolton One complex.
A book Library is streets ahead
09/10/2009

High Street Library has been acknowledged for its innovative design in a national awards ceremony.
Town Hall Bridge works on Blackburn Road
09/10/2009

Motorists have been warned to expect possible delays from Monday, October 12 on Blackburn Road in Bolton.
Town hall clocktower Register your vote
08/10/2009

Bolton's residents who want a say in the next general election are being advised to make sure they are registered to vote.
Orchestra playing Bolton welcomes Oslo youth orchestra
08/10/2009

Last Friday (2/10) saw the arrival in Bolton of the Nordstrand Youth Orchestra from Oslo, Norway.
Leaf graphic Welcome to my world
08/10/2009

The eve of World Mental Health Day marks the official launch of a thought-provoking visual arts exhibition.
Primate skull exhibit On your marks, get set, draw
08/10/2009

A fun, free event at Bolton Museum will take place to celebrate the 10th birthday of The Big Draw.
Bolton One Bolton's £31m centre is the One
06/10/2009

Bolton One has been unveiled as the name for the town’s new £30.6 million swimming pool, health and academic centre.
Pupils with their designs for Bolton's new schools Successful BSF bidder named
06/10/2009

Balfour Beatty Education has been named as the preferred bidder for the Building Schools for the Future programme.
Town hall and statue Contaminated food seized
06/10/2009

A local trader had to pay £400 costs after importing unfit cassava dough.
I love Bolton logo Recognising difference-makers
05/10/2009

Bolton at Home is inviting nominations for this year’s Customer Involvement Awards.
Young boy with binoculars Bolton family learning festival
05/10/2009

A host of activities will take place throughout October to celebrate the Family Learning Festival.
Building works College Way work has begun
02/10/2009

Works to install a toucan crossing on College Way between Wellington Street and Ellesmere Street will start on Monday.
Young people outside the Tholowazi clinic Youngsters make a difference in South Africa
02/10/2009

A group of young people from Bolton gave a helping hand to a South African community as part of a unique exchange programme.
Bolton Town Hall clock tower Crompton by-election results in
01/10/2009

The votes cast today in the Crompton ward by-election have been counted, and Labour candidate Guy Harkin has been elected.
A crane over Bolton Firm to build Bolton’s academies announced
30/09/2009

Bolton Council has selected its preferred bidder for the building work on the Essa and Bolton St Catherine’s academies.
young people at a workshop Workshops to blast kids to success
29/09/2009

BBC Blast is coming to Victoria Square, Bolton, from 8 – 10 October.
Bolton Town Hall and statue Crompton by-election
28/09/2009

A by-election for the Crompton ward takes place on Thursday, October 1.
Town hall clocktower Area forum attendance on the increase
24/09/2009

The next round of area forums gets underway next week.
Members of Find Your Talent projects Help shape culture in Bolton
24/09/2009

An event to help shape the future of culture in Bolton takes place on Tuesday, September 29.
town hall Trinity Street resurfacing starts next week
24/09/2009

Work to improve Trinity Street, in Bolton starts on Monday (September 28).
cakes Local produce market this weekend
24/09/2009

Five new traders have been confirmed for Bolton’s local produce market this Sunday, September 27.
Town hall and statue Warning residents of council tax scam
23/09/2009

The trading standards team is warning Bolton residents to be on their guard after a council tax scam was uncovered.
Band member of Rock It! project Rocking It in Bolton
23/09/2009

Eight young bands take over Victoria Square on Saturday, September 26.
Skull Brush up on evolutionary knowledge
21/09/2009

Human evolution will be the subject of two evening talks at Bolton Museum this autumn.
Bolton Market A whole fortnight of British food
18/09/2009

Bolton Market will be celebrating the nation’s love of British food by taking part in the British Food Fortnight.
Lady massaging Easing away stress in the classroom
18/09/2009

Relationships between parents and children are being given a helping hand by a local therapist.
Photo of Bolton Museum Story of Bolton mosques unveiled
17/09/2009

A photographic montage depicting life through the eyes of young Muslim women will form the centrepiece of a new exhibition at Bolton Museum.
Bolton Town Hall Vote for your green superstars
16/09/2009

Nominations are now open for the local Groundwork Trust's Environment Awards for Bolton and Bury.
Town hall Prolific offender fined £4,775
16/09/2009

A prolific waste removal and flytipping offender has been convicted of carrying waste without a licence and fined £4,775.
Bin wagon New bin day reminder
16/09/2009

From Monday 21 September, households across Bolton will see a change in their bin day in a push to save taxpayers’ money.
A Bolton building Help is at hand from Bolton Care and Repair
15/09/2009

The Bolton Care and Repair partnership is expanding its handyperson service to assist people with repairs to their home.
Primary school children Public to have say on school plans
15/09/2009

Residents are to be consulted on how best to improve Bolton’s primary schools through the Primary Capital Programme.
Bolton Library and Museum Museum to host scholarship photographs
14/09/2009

A new Centre for Worktown Studies has been launched by the University of Bolton and Bolton Museum.
Bolton Library and Museum Visit Bolton’s historic halls for free
09/09/2009

The historic halls of Bolton will be open to the public for free, as part of the national Heritage Open Day celebrations.
Recycling bin Winter waste changes save £60,000
09/09/2009

Households across Bolton will see a change in their garden waste collection to save £60,000 of taxpayers’ money.
Bin wagon New bin rounds save time and money
09/09/2009

From Monday 21 September, households across Bolton will see a change to their bin day, as part of a push to save money.
CCTV Smart car CCTV car to keep children safe
08/09/2009

A new CCTV car will be used in Bolton to stop motorists from parking irresponsibly and keep school children safe.
Bolton's Best logo Who are Bolton’s best?
07/09/2009

Residents are being urged to consider whether their council workers make a difference to their life or their community.
Mayor of Bolton, Councillor Critchley Calling all Bolton heroes
07/09/2009

There’s only weeks to go to nominate your unsung hero.
An exercise class in action Take the first step to fitness
04/09/2009

Bolton Council is running a series of free information sessions aimed at helping people become more active.
Barbara Dwyer taking a swimming class in the 1960s Suzy swims in grandmother’s footsteps
04/09/2009

A swimming teacher is continuing her grandmother’s legacy by boosting babies’ confidence in the water.
Website Apply online for school places
03/09/2009

Bolton’s online school admissions service is live and ready to deal with applications for pupils starting school in September 2010.
Town hall and statue Have your say on council changes
03/09/2009

Residents in Bolton will be asked to register their views on proposals to change the way decisions are made in the town.
Mayor Of Bolton, Councillor Critchley Commemorative services will be honoured
03/09/2009

Two memorial services will be held in Victoria Square over the next fortnight.
Food and drink jam jars Food and drink festival - video highlights
02/09/2009

Thousands of people enjoyed the best of local and international delicacies at this year's Bolton Food and Drink Festival
Celebrity chef James Martin Bolton food and drink festival starts today
28/08/2009

Bolton’s annual Food and Drink Festival is back and it’s bigger and better than ever.
Anjali Pathak Bolton's spice girl joins food festival
28/08/2009

Anjali Pathak will add flavour to Bolton's Food and Drink Festival when she takes centre stage this weekend.
Town hall and statue It's all happening at area forums
27/08/2009

Bolton Council’s area forum coordinators will be informing residents about the latest happenings in their area tomorrow.
Bolton Library Authors talk romance and history
27/08/2009

Romance and history will be the themes for two author events at Bolton libraries.
Volunteers at pride parade Caped crusaders on a pride mission
27/08/2009

Caped crusaders on a quest for equality will promote Bolton’s diverse communities this Saturday at the Pride Parade.
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive Bank Holiday fun at historic halls
25/08/2009

Bolton’s two historic houses will be the place to be this Bank Holiday weekend.
Town hall and statue Expenses go online
25/08/2009

Bolton Council is publishing the total expenses for all councillors for the last three financial years.
Local trader Sink your teeth into Festival
21/08/2009

Mouthwatering events are on the menu for Bolton’s fourth Food and Drink Festival.
James Martin Bolton to host speciality market
19/08/2009

A German beer garden is the highlight of a speciality market being held during Bolton's annual Food and Drink Festival.
Outside view of Bolton Museum History of home at Bolton Museum
19/08/2009

Actress Shirley Ann Field will be guest of honour at an event at Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive.
Driver Parking shop closure on Saturdays
19/08/2009

The Parking Shop at Minerva House, Chorley Street will permanently close on Saturdays.
A toy elephant Residents show recycling is child's play
18/08/2009

Since the launch of Bolton Council’s toy recycling scheme, generous residents have donated a mountain of play things.
Crane in Bolton town centre Funding brings Bolton boom
14/08/2009

MORE than £350m of investment is set to transform housing, education, health and transport facilities in Bolton.
Image of the Bolton Council website Facebook puts icing on festival’s cake
13/08/2009

As part of Bolton’s fourth annual Food and Drink Festival, Bolton Council will be stepping into the world of online social media.
Bolton Town Hall Disabled children benefit from short stays
13/08/2009

Two bungalows offering short stays to disabled young people have been described as outstanding by recent Ofsted inspections.
Students taking the engineering diploma Diploma students look to the future
12/08/2009

Engineering Diploma pupils got a glimpse of their future careers at a special four day event.
Mayor of Bolton, Councillor Critchley In remembrance of VJ Day
12/08/2009

The Mayor of Bolton is inviting Bolton’s residents to come together and join him this Saturday (15/08) to honour VJ Day.
Dancers from Gulliver's Boom Box Street dance show wows crowds
11/08/2009

Dancers and acrobats put on a thrilling spectacle for the grand finale of the One Bolton Festival.
Town hall and statue Facelift for famous landmark
10/08/2009

Bolton Council starts an 11-month programme of window refurbishments and stonework repairs to the Town Hall.
BSF pupils Bid to build future schools
10/08/2009

The final bids to build Blackburn with Darwen and Bolton’s schools of the future are in.
School meals test sign Bolton school meals taste challenge
07/08/2009

Bolton Council is putting its school meals to the taste test and challenging parents to tuck in.
The Reebok Stadium Dancing on ICT ends with final flourish
06/08/2009

Bolton’s budding Freds and Gingers have been combining performance with computing skills in a project called Dancing on ICT.
Town Hall clock Free workshops to manage your money
06/08/2009

More free workshops to help residents manage their finances are being held this month.
Band with guitar and vocals One Bolton Festival ends on a high note
06/08/2009

Victoria Square will be turned into a giant open-air theatre with spectacular street dance performances this Saturday, August 8.
Man in a car Calling mature drivers
05/08/2009

Drivers aged 50 and over have another opportunity to attend a free Mature Drivers Seminar on Tuesday, September 1.
Dog Bolton doesn't mess with dog fouling
05/08/2009

Bolton Council showed its determination to crack down on dog fouling by securing a conviction against a local resident.
Bolton triathlete Neil Mercer Strong welcome for Ironman
03/08/2009

Thousands of spectators from Bolton and beyond turned out to show their support of the Ironman UK contest on Sunday, August 2.
Bolton Town Hall Bolton to benefit from job fund boost
31/07/2009

Bolton Council has received notification of funding totalling up to £2.5m to create as many as 386 new jobs.
Ironman competitor Ironman spectacular - 2009
29/07/2009

One of the UK’s toughest endurance events is coming to Bolton on Sunday, August 2.
Town Hall Road restrictions in place for Ironman
29/07/2009

There will be a number of road restrictions in place for the Ironman event taking place on Sunday, August 2.
Building Regional housing scheme's first birthday
29/07/2009

More than 550 people have found their perfect home in Greater Manchester thanks to an innovative housing scheme.
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive and Library Fantasy fun at Bolton Museum
29/07/2009

Families will have the chance to escape to a new world this summer at Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive .
Young people celebrating Find Your Talent Time to Find Your Talent in Bolton
24/07/2009

Summer will be a time for young people in Bolton to find their talent, with a series of exciting, free challenges.
The reopening of Barlow Park Barlow Park Centre reopens
24/07/2009

Thanks to support from Bolton Council and a range of partners, Barlow Park Young People’s Centre has now been refurbished.
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive and Library Sunday fun at Museum and Library
24/07/2009

Bolton Central Library and Museum, Aquarium and Archive will soon be open seven days a week for the first time.
Young swimmers Get active this summer
23/07/2009

There are plenty of opportunities for young people to get out and about doing sporting activities this summer.
A carer and young person A little time, a big difference
23/07/2009

In Victoria square tomorrow Bolton Council’s Shared Care team will be asking people to give a little time, and make a big difference.
Ironman competitor Volunteers needed for Ironman
21/07/2009

An army of volunteers is needed to help at the Ironman triathlon being held in Bolton next month.
Moss Bank Park sign Moses Gate Fair on this weekend
17/07/2009

The Moses Gate Country Fair is taking place this Sunday (19/07/09) with plenty to do for all the family.
Westhoughton pupils create models of how they would like future schools to look at a recent BSF Pupil Design Festival Building Schools for the Future begins
15/07/2009

The go ahead has been given for Bolton to start the government’s biggest ever secondary school investment programme.
Town hall clock tower Council sets sights on the future
15/07/2009

The council’s plans for the future have just been published.
A sports team Sporting chances for disabled young people
15/07/2009

Bolton Disability Sports Association and Bolton Council are organising sporting activities for disabled people.
I love Bolton logo Residents can now recycle on the go
14/07/2009

Residents of Bolton now have 28 new ways to keep green on the go.
James Martin thumbnail Tickets on sale for celeb chefs
14/07/2009

Tickets to the hottest food events on Bolton's culinary calendar are now up for grabs.
Town Hall £500,000 improvements to Wigan Road
14/07/2009

A half a million pound scheme to improve Wigan Road, in Westhoughton starts on July 20.
Town Hall and statue Bolton's Bevin Boys remembered
13/07/2009

Bolton Council has agreed to donate £1000 towards the development of a permanent national memorial for the ‘Bevin Boys’.
Town Hall clock tower Recession busting rent cut for tenants
13/07/2009

Thousands of Bolton at Home tenants are set to benefit from a rent cut from next month.
School meals staff member Chefs compete to be the best
13/07/2009

School chefs in Bolton are preparing to cook up a treat in a bid to be crowned the best in the borough.
Children celebrate winning the Yellow Woods Challenge Recycling challenge winners announced
10/07/2009

Three schools in Bolton are celebrating their success in the national Yellow Woods Challenge.
Boys playing with music band Future rock stars perform
10/07/2009

Four talented young bands from Bolton’s Rock It! project will make their debut performance to the public on 14 July.
Group of dancers Young people showcase talents at Shine
09/07/2009

Young people across Bolton will celebrate their talents by taking part in the national festival, Shine 2009.
Young people with artwork More activities for young people
09/07/2009

Young people in Bolton are being treated to an array of activities this coming weekend.
Johnny Ball pointing at skull Evolution revolution
08/07/2009

An evolution revolution is taking place at Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive this summer.
Girl with a flute Youth Orchestra to end tour in style
03/07/2009

Bolton’s Youth Orchestra is teaming up with the borough's twin towns to perform a concert in the Albert Hall.
Individuals by swimming pool Free swimming could create champions
03/07/2009

Paralympian Rachel Latham is encouraging young Boltonians to take up swimming for the 2012 Olympics.
The Reebok Stadium Playing for Success celebrates anniversary
02/07/2009

Bolton Council’s Playing for Success team will celebrate ten years at the Reebok Stadium on July 3.
Bolton Council website Bolton goes online with new website
02/07/2009

Bolton Council has today launched a brand new website for local residents, businesses and visitors to the borough.
Adult and child with food Diary encourages residents to take action
01/07/2009

Following the Love Food Hate Waste Campaign the results of the Food Diary Challenge have been collated.
School meals staff New fishy dish on school meals menu
01/07/2009

The winner of Bolton Council’s dream school meal competition has now been revealed.
School sports team Bolton welcomes region's young Olympians
30/06/2009

Bolton is set to welcome the region’s sports stars of tomorrow, as it hosts the 2009 Greater Manchester Mini Games.
Children with books Sally seals victory in Children's Book Award
29/06/2009

An author’s debut novel about an 11-year-old-boy with leukaemia has won the Bolton Children’s Book Award 2009.
Variety of Bolton branded merchandise Enjoy local produce this weekend
25/06/2009

Bolton’s local produce market, the recently relaunched farmers’ market, will take place in the town centre this Sunday.
Bolton library and museum Visitor volunteers win regional award
25/06/2009

Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive Service has been presented with an award for its innovative visitor volunteer project.
Crane by buildings Road closure due to collapsed building
24/06/2009

A temporary road closure is still in place on Halliwell Road, Bolton after the collapse of a building on Tuesday 23 June.
Teenagers beside a computer School earmarked as Bolton's third academy
24/06/2009

Governors of George Tomlinson School have been in discussions with the council about the possibility of becoming an academy.
Community Payback Hotline to Community Payback
23/06/2009

A dedicated hotline has been set up so residents can have a say on how offenders should be punished for their crimes.
Councillor Critchley, Mayor of Bolton Bolton pays tribute to armed forces
22/06/2009

Bolton Council will be taking part in a number of events to celebrate Armed Forces and Veterans Week.
Town Hall clock tower and statue Bolton adds forgotten hero to roll of honour
22/06/2009

A soldier shot for desertion during the First World War will have his name added to Bolton’s roll of honour.
Man with compost Pledge to get greener
19/06/2009

This year’s Recycle Week in Bolton will encourage people to waste less and try something new in an effort to get greener.
Boy in a fireman helmet Child safety top of the agenda
19/06/2009

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.
Punjabi dhol drummers Bolton's community bond
17/06/2009

An eight-week celebration strengthening community ties in Bolton launches this Saturday.
Girl holding flute Gala hope to attract full house
17/06/2009

Young people taking part in Bolton’s Sing Up programme will be showcasing their talents at a gala concert at Victoria Hall.
I love Bolton logo Council gears up to power down
17/06/2009

Bolton Council officially commits to reducing carbon emissions this week with the launch of a Carbon Management Plan.
Community Payback Offenders in Community Payback scheme
17/06/2009

A well-used subway is to get an overhaul after being voted the winner in Bolton’s Community Payback scheme.
Mobile Advice Centre Mobile Advice Centre rolls into town
16/06/2009

Free benefit help and advice will be available as the Mobile Advice Centre (MAC) travels around Bolton next week.
Councillor Critchley, Mayor of Bolton Mayor to lead Genocide Memorial
16/06/2009

Bolton citizens from around the world will come together when The Mayor of Bolton leads the town’s Genocide Memorial Day service.
Exercise class Bolton waltzes into the digital age
15/06/2009

Bolton’s older generation will be making a song and dance about computers, in a project that combines dancing with getting online.
Market Place shopping centre Cobbles on Corporation Street to be replaced
11/06/2009

Cobbles outside the Market Place shopping centre are to be replaced with paving stones.
Sheelanagig band performing Bolton today, Glastonbury tomorrow!
10/06/2009

Bolton town centre shoppers will be treated to a sneak preview of Glastonbury act Sheelanagig this Saturday (13/6).
Park map Let's go fly a kite...
10/06/2009

This Sunday (14/6) Moss Bank Park will play host to an amazing display of kite flying.
Bolton Town Hall and statue Trading standards warn of BT phone scam
09/06/2009

The council’s trading standards team is warning Bolton residents to be on their guard against a con.
Man in a car Calling all mature drivers
09/06/2009

Drivers aged 50 plus will once again have a chance to attend a free Mature Drivers Seminar on Tuesday June 23.
Carer Care to join us?
08/06/2009

This week is National Carers Week (June 8 to 14) and Bolton Council has organised opportunities for carers to get support and advice.
Town hall clock in snow Gritting consultation reminder
08/06/2009

Bolton Council is reminding residents and road users that they only have a few days left to have their say on winter gritting.
Mahesh Manjrekar outside the town hall Slumdog star bring Bollywood to Bolton
05/06/2009

Bolton is set to provide the backdrop for Slumdog Millionaire star Mahesh Manjrekar’s next production.
Town Hall clock 360º gives young people the chance to turn full circle
04/06/2009

National Drugs Week takes place next week (8-12 June).
Councillor Critchley, Mayor of Bolton D Day Service - Victoria Square
04/06/2009

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.
Ground paving New £1.3m scheme for major route
03/06/2009

A major £1.3 million scheme to improve Bradshawgate and Silverwell Street is set to start next week (8 June).
Brick building Rent arrears lowest yet
02/06/2009

Rent owed by Bolton at Home tenants to the local authority has reached an all time low.
Dog Help Bolton Council to spot the dog
02/06/2009

Bolton Council is encouraging their dog owners to make sure their pet has up to date identification.
Polling station sign Voters gear up for Thursday's election
01/06/2009

The total electorate for the European Parliamentary Elections in Bolton has been confirmed as more than two hundred thousand.

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