Empty to plenty
More than 75 empty properties in Bolton have been brought back into use as homes under the Greater Manchester Empty to Plenty scheme.
Winter wonderland set to open
Bolton’s magical winter wonderland will open on Saturday, November 29. The Mayor of Bolton, Cllr Martin Donaghy, will officially open proceedings at 10.30am.
End domestic violence
Bolton Council and its partners are joining forces to mark ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence’.
Do you know Bolton’s Best?
Has a member of council staff given outstanding service? You can vote for the winner of the Best Customer Care category of the Bolton's Best awards.
Resurfacing for key road
A half a million pound scheme to improve Derby Street and St Helens Road will start on Monday, November 17.
Get set for Ironkids
Entries will open at 10am this Friday (November 14) for the world’s largest Ironkids event – in Bolton.
Getting ready for Winter
The annual “get ready for winter” event takes place on Thursday, October 30 in Victoria Square.
Free weekday parking
Free parking is set to be available after 3pm on weekdays in Bolton town centre from Monday, October 27.
New cafe open at Moss Bank Park
A new £500,000 café has opened its doors at Moss Bank Park. The café stocks an array of snacks, sandwiches, hot drinks and a range of ice cream.
Global market in Bolton
An international food, gifts and crafts market will be in Victoria Square from Thursday, October 23 to Sunday, October 26.
Pick up safety tips
Residents can get top tips on how to protect themselves and keep safe at a free event, on Victoria Square this Saturday (October 11).
Ironman UK is a sellout
Race places for the largest Ironman UK to date have sold out. All 2,650 slots have been snapped up for the gruelling triathlon which will be held in Bolton, on Sunday, July 19, 2015.
New bulky waste collection service
Unwanted bulky household items can now be collected from inside residents' properties thanks to a new waste collection service.
Festival record breaker
More than 150,000 people visited Bolton Food and Drink Festival – making it the biggest festival on record.
Countdown to opening ceremony
Hundreds of athletes from across the country will gather in Bolton on Thursday, August 7 to mark the start of the British Transplant Games.
New sponsors in the mix
The University of Bolton and Market Place Shopping Centre have been confirmed as two new sponsors for the Food and Drink Festival.
Road closures for Ironman events
A number of roads will be closed when Bolton hosts the Ironkids race on Saturday, July 19 and the Ironman UK triathlon on Sunday, July 20.
Ironkids set to be biggest yet
Bolton’s popular Ironkids event is now fully booked. All 2,250 places have been snapped up for the race on Saturday, July 19, making it once again the largest Ironkids event in the world.
Armed forces day
A packed day of activities will commemorate Armed Forces Day in Bolton this Saturday.
Former pub converted into £400k housing
A historic former pub in Bolton has undergone a £400k refurb as part of an innovative scheme to boost the supply of affordable homes in the borough.
Road safety campaign event
The culmination of months of community work, events and campaigning to help reduce antisocial driving in Bolton will be marked with a special event on Thursday, June 19.
Your museum needs you!
Bolton Council is looking to enlist support for a major project to commemorate the First World War.
Share your memories of Queens Park
Bolton Council is asking residents to share their memories of Queens Park, as part of a film which will celebrate the park’s history.
Food festival plans dished up
Business leaders from across Greater Manchester have been served plans for Bolton's ninth Food and Drink Festival at a special launch event.
Seaside Comes to Bolton
Bolton Council will be bringing the Victorian seaside to Queens Park on Sunday, May 25, from 11am to 4pm.
Register to vote in local elections
The full list of candidates for the forthcoming European Parliamentary Elections and the local Bolton elections has been published.
Cinderella set to be a ball
International singing star Aston Dobson is joining the cast of this year’s pantomime at The Albert Halls.
Work starts on new pitches
Bolton Council has now started work on a £474,000 sports development, which includes four new football pitches, changing rooms and toilets at Hulton Lane Playing Fields.
Anyone for tennis?
Bolton Council has now started work on resurfacing four tennis courts and installing new markings, fencing and lighting at Moss Bank Park in Bolton.
New school ready for learning
Bolton Council has completed work on the new Clarendon Primary School and has officially handed the keys to the school.
Elite opportunity for new business
A boutique selling pre-owned designer and vintage fashion is making a welcome return to Bolton thanks to a grant from Bolton Council.
Businesses boost recycling
Local Bolton businesses in Johnson Fold and Doffcocker are working to improve recycling in the area.
New playing fields for Bolton
Bolton Council can now start work on a £474,000 plan for four new football pitches, changing rooms and toilets at Hulton Lane.
Apprenticeship scheme launched
Bolton Council has launched a new apprenticeship scheme as part of National Apprenticeship Week (3 to 7 March).
Council tax to rise
Bolton Council has agreed a total council tax increase of 1.87% including transport, waste, fire and police services.
Family fun day in Deane and the Willows
On Saturday 22nd February from 11am to 2pm Bolton residents are invited to take part in a FREE fun filled family event being held at the Willows Centre, Bolton.
Love for new Bolton Market
Celebrity chef Simon Rimmer served up a treat on Valentine’s Day as Bolton Market’s new lifestyle hall was unveiled after a £4.5 million revamp.
Fall in love with the new market
Bolton Market’s brand new lifestyle hall will be unveiled tomorrow (Friday, February 14) after a £4.5 million revamp.
Severe Weather Warning
Bolton Council is alerting people to an 'amber' warning issued by the Met Office for severe gales and storm force winds
Commemorate Commonwealth Day
500 Commonwealth flags will be raised throughout the United Kingdom at 10 am on Monday 10th March 2014, to mark Commonwealth Day.
Sign up and slash energy bills
Bolton residents are being urged to sign up for an energy saving scheme which will give them a range of choices to slash their bills.
Town centre cinema plan approved
Plans for a nine-screen cinema at Market Place Shopping Centre in Bolton town centre have been given the green light.
Partners raise awareness of hate crime
Bolton Council, Bolton at Home, GMP and voluntary groups and charities are joining forces to mark Greater Manchester Hate Crime Awareness Week between January 20 and 26.
New market hall reopens tomorrow
A celebration to mark the official reopening of Bolton Market, after a £4.5 million refurb, will take place on Feb 14 and 15. Some stalls in the new non-food indoor hall will open tomorrow (Jan 21).