Christmas film treat
A classic Christmas treat is in store for shoppers visiting Bolton town centre this festive season.
Meccano style bridge underway
Construction of a giant Meccano style footbridge over a canal in Little Lever, Bolton will start on Saturday.
Festive feast for shoppers
An ice rink, real reindeer, a free Santa’s grotto, and a festive market and will be in Bolton town centre from December 1.
Vote for Bolton’s Best
You can vote for the winner of the Best Customer Care category at this year's Bolton's Best awards.
Spotlight on local talent
A host of home-grown talent will help light up Victoria Square, in Bolton this Christmas.
Cold calling – don’t buy it!
Bolton Council is urging people to stay safe in their own homes by saying a firm “NO” to cold calling doorstep traders.
Paralympian to light up town
Bolton’s bronze Paralympic winner Ola Abidogun will be racing to switch on the town’s lights on November 24.
Free parking to start
Thousands of free car parking spaces will be available in Bolton from Thursday (November 1).
Get ready for winter
Residents are being urged to come along to an event on Thursday (Oct 25) to get advice on how to keep safe this winter.
Park for free in Bolton
Thousands of free car parking spaces will be available over the festive period for shoppers in Bolton town centre.
Free parking plan for Bolton
Shoppers could soon be able to park for free in Bolton town centre in the run up to Christmas and New Year.
Concert for remembering
Bolton’s highly popular Remembrance Concert will be back again this year, on Saturday November 10 at 7pm at the Albert Halls.
Free help for school leavers
Year 11 pupils are invited to an event on Monday, October 8, to look into their future studying and career options.
Taste of the continent
Bolton will be bustling with traders next week when a successful continental market returns to town.
Thousands attended jobs fair
More than 2,000 local people descended on Bolton Jobs and Skills Fair last week, where 500 jobs were up for grabs.
Foodie fun at the park
Foodies are in for a treat this weekend at Bolton’s monthly local produce market.
Book of Condolence
We have included a link to the GMP book of condolence for the two officers killed on duty.
Worktown 75 years on
An exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of the Worktown project in Bolton will start soon.
Jobs on offer
More than 100 jobs are on offer at Bolton’s biggest employment and training event.
Golden day for Jason Kenny
The wheels are in motion for a bumper homecoming for Bolton’s double gold medallist Jason Kenny.
Festival fever hit Bolton
Foodies from around the country were in heaven as Bolton celebrated its seventh food and drink festival.
Market plans on show
Plans for Bolton Market’s £4.5 million revamp are to go on display to the public.
Fun of the air at Moss Bank
A walking, roaring dinosaur will have visitors running for cover at Bolton’s annual Kite Festival.
New home for Rainbow Playgroup
Bolton council has stepped in to save a local playgroup from closure by providing a new home at a children’s centre.
Water warning to food businesses
Bolton Council is issuing a warning to food businesses who continue to trade after their water supply has been disconnected.
Get active at the park
Bolton Council will be holding the annual Get Active event at Queens Park on Sunday July 29 from 12pm to 4pm.
Family fun at Moses Gate
Moses Gate Country Park will be hosting its annual Country Fair on Sunday 22 July from 12pm to 5pm.
Fun run is best ever
Hundreds of people from all communities in Bolton joined in the popular One Bolton 5k run and 2012m fun run on Sunday, July 8.
Meet your councillors
If you need to contact your local councillor than you can find out how to do so here.
Have your say on crime and policing
Bolton residents who want to have their say on crime and policing are being reminded to make sure that they are registered to vote.
Love Bolton's markets
The town centre will be buzzing with the sound of market traders as Bolton celebrates Love Your Local Market.
Appeal for volunteers
Hundreds of volunteers are needed to help at the Ironman triathlon in Bolton on Sunday, July 22.
Flying the flag
Bolton will be flying the flag for the Armed Forces as part of National Armed Forces Week on Saturday 23 June.
Foster Care Fortnight
Boltonians are being urged to come forward and offer their services as foster carers.
UCAN have a great day out in Halliwell!
Important changes are taking place at the UCAN centre in Halliwell as the centre moves from the control of Bolton at Home to management by Bolton Council.
IronKids coming to Bolton
Ironman UK has announced that it will be holding an IronKids event for the first time in Bolton.
Fiji team for Bolton
It has been revealed that Bolton will host the Fijian team for the Rugby League World Cup 2013.
Bolton put in a bid to become a city but has not been selected.
Call to support growth
A call has gone out to the private sector for projects to help deliver the next phase of economic growth in the region.
Bolton 2012 Games launch
Bolton Lads & Girls Club in partnership with Bolton Council are gearing up to celebrate Bolton’s Year of Sport for 2012.
Park pavilion gets Royal title
The newly completed pavilion in Queen’s Park will be known as the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Pavilion.
Winter services update
Council gritter lorries have been working around the clock to deal with the severe weather in Bolton.
Council launches Year of Sport
Bolton is all set for an exciting year-long programme of sporting events and activities to coincide with a massive year of UK sport.
Hug in a box
Bolton Council is sending out a big warm hug to vulnerable people in Bolton.