Leader's new year message
Despite grim economic times and deep spending cuts there are grounds for optisimism in 2012
All aboard for Toyland
Visitors to Moss Bank Park will be able to board the Santa Express miniature railway this Christmas.
Winter wonderland in Bolton
Update: The festive market traders will now return on Friday (December 16) and not on Thursday as originally planned.
Due to national strike action Bolton Council services will not be available on Wednesday 30 November.
Frosty sets off to Southport
It may seem like an odd time to be taking a trip to the seaside but Bolton’s festive snowmen are on a mission.
Time capsule buried
A time capsule has been buried at the landmark Bolton One building.
Vote for Bolton's Best
The public have voted for the Bolton Council staff members who make a difference to the Bolton family.
Forum finds way forward
Bolton’s Children and Young People’s Third Sector Strategic Forum has met to discuss what the future holds.
Have your say on land use
Residents have the chance to have their say on a new plan for Bolton that shows how sites could be used in the future.
Healthy result for Dennis
Dennis Booth was quids in after completing a survey about leisure facilities in Farnworth.
Taste of success
Victory was on the menu for Bolton Council’s school meals service at this year’s Educatering Magazine awards.
GCSE students break record
Bolton’s record GCSE results this summer have put them in the top 50 performing local authorities for the first time.
Display set to dazzle
Leverhulme Park’s spectacular community firework display and funfair will return on Friday (November 4).
Thinking about adoption?
Bolton Council is calling for more people in the borough to provide children with a loving home.
Sky's the limit for Bolton One
A landmark building in Bolton providing health, leisure, and research facilities is one step closer to becoming a reality.
What will Bolton look like?
What will Bolton look like in years to come? Put your ideas to paper and draw what you think the future holds.
Drop in for free energy advice
All Bolton residents can apply for free loft and cavity wall insulation to help them save money and keep warm.
Town centre road resurfacing
Work will take place to improve two roads as part of the council’s ongoing investment in the town centre.
Summer camp proves big hit
A summer camp run by Bolton Council to increase opportunities for young people and families has proved a huge success.
It’s good to talk
A Bolton conference to promote the importance of communication skills for young children has taken place.
Do you know Bolton’s best?
Has a member of council staff given outstanding service or gone beyond the call of duty to help you?
Views on libraries wanted
Bolton Council has undertaken a second period of consultation on the future of libraries.
Thousands flock to festival
Thousands poured into Bolton to savour the best of the town’s biggest ever Food and Drink Festival.
Traders to take over town
Traders participating in Bolton’s Food and Drink festival will take over more of the town centre in a bid to boost visitors.
Shop a Looter
Bolton Council is backing Greater Manchester Police's campaign to shop a looter.
Bolton's Best 2011
The Bolton's Best awards celebrate and reward Bolton Council staff for the work they do to make a difference to the Bolton family.
Harvey Nichols head to Bolton
Luxury department store Harvey Nichols is opening up a pop-up restaurant for the town’s Food and Drink Festival.
Ironman back in Bolton
Organisers of the Ironman UK triathlon have revealed that it will return to Bolton in 2012.
Free tips from top chefs
A line-up of top chefs providing free cookery demonstrations at Bolton Food and Drink Festival has been revealed.
Olympic countdown begins
Bolton’s medal hopefuls joined the Mayor to celebrate the countdown to the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Get active at Queens Park
An array of family events will take place in Queens Park on Saturday, July 30 to help Bolton get active.
Days to go for Ironman
Around 30,000 people are expected to come to the Ironman UK triathlon this Sunday (July 31, 2011).
Countdown to Olympics
Bolton is celebrating the 12 month countdown to the London 2012 Olympic Games.
School meals scoop award
Bolton Council has scooped a national award in the school meals’ industry equivalent of the Oscars.
Come and see celebrity chefs
Tickets to see celebrity chefs in action at this year’s Bolton Food and Drink Festival are going on sale today.
Crompton cleans up
Residents in Crompton are being urged to help tidy up the area where they live.
Road improvements underway
Work is starting on the first two major schemes to benefit from a £2 million boost to improve Bolton’s roads.
Bolton marks IDAHO
Exhibitions will go on display in Bolton to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17.
Mayor on the run
The Mayor of Bolton will be finishing his term of office with a flourish.
Diversity in Halliwell
A community festival is returning to Halliwell for the second time this weekend.
Bolton Council has officially unveiled a memorial to people who have been killed on or near the roads.
The Dav returns to Bolton
Football fans will get the chance to meet former professional player Carl Davenport on Saturday, May 21.
On your marks for fun
Footballer Kevin Davies and the Mayor of Bolton, Councillor John Byrne will officially start the first ever One Bolton 5k run on Sunday, May 8.
Council backs Workers Day
Bolton Council will be supporting national commemorations for Workers’ Memorial Day on Thursday 28 April.
Chef line-up unveiled
The UK’s number one restaurateur is heading the line-up for Bolton’s sixth Food and Drink Festival.
Green loans to save energy
Residents can get a green loan for energy efficiency improvements and appliances for their homes.
Last chance for postal voting
The deadline for applying for a postal vote for this year's elections and the referendum is 5pm on 14th April.
Fun for all at match day
Bolton Council, Bolton Wanderers and community leaders will be celebrating the anniversary of One Bolton this weekend.
Comedy gardeners at market
Green-fingered enthusiasts in the town centre on Saturday (April 2) can pick up a few tips from street entertainers.
Taxing scam comes to Bolton
Bolton Council's Trading Standards team is warning residents about a new tax rebate scam which is being carried out.
Match day to unite communities
Bolton Council has teamed up with Bolton Wanderers Football Club to organise a One Bolton Match Day on Saturday April 9.
Vouchers for views
Visitors to Bolton who share their views on staying safe can win a £150 shopping spree.
Census forms issued
Bolton residents should look out for the census form posted out this week.
Go green on your bills
Residents are encouraged to go green by having their council tax bills delivered by email.
Work starts at super school
Building work has begun at the first academy in the country to cater for students aged three to 19 years old.
Slip road closure
The north-bound slip road from A666 St Peter’s Way to Bradford Street will be closed from Saturday February 26.
Go green for Valentines
Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) is urging Bolton residents to go green for Valentines Day.
Council seeks new suppliers
Bolton council is currently looking for contractors to carry out construction work for various contracts.
Read all about it
Six exciting titles have been shortlisted for the Bolton Children’s Book Awards 2011.
Ostrich fun this weekend
Street entertainers who have performed as far afield as Australia and Japan are coming to Bolton on Saturday.
A musical experience is set to light up The Albert Halls.
Get wise and save
Get safer savings and low cost loans with the Hoot credit union.
Events in your local area
Bolton Council has introduced a new online service to provide information about local events and activities.
Keeping the roads clear
A team of council gritter drivers is working continuously during the winter to keep Bolton moving.
Big band in Bolton
Chris Dean’s Syd Lawrence Orchestra is making a welcome return to Bolton.
New food hygiene scheme begins
Bolton Council has become one of the first in the country to introduce a new system for grading food premises.
X Factor circus in town
Circus artists with the X-factor will be in Victoria Square this Saturday (January 22).
Recycle your white goods
GMWDA has launched a scheme for Bolton residents to donate their unwanted white goods.
Council must save £40m
The council faces having to make record savings of £40m in next year’s budget.
Taste of Motown
A night of Motown music is on the cards at The Albert Halls.
Market needs your votes
There are only days left to go for you to make Bolton Market the nation's favourite.
Toasty warm in Bolton
Residents in Bolton are being encouraged to install cost-cutting cavity wall and loft insulation in their homes.