Growing up in Bolton
A snapshot of what it’s like to grow up in Bolton features in this year’s Public Health annual report.
Free parking on offer
Shoppers are being reminded in the run up to Christmas that free car parking is available in Bolton town centre.
Artisan market on Sunday
Last minute gifts and goods for Christmas will be available from the artisan market at Heaton Fold garden centre this Sunday (December 20).
More than 1,300 streets in Bolton have been switched over to new LED lighting.
Who are Bolton’s Best?
The winners of this year’s staff awards, at Bolton Council, have been announced.
Switched on to recycling
Bolton Council has won a prestigious award in a flagship lighting industry competition.
Festivities at Mayors Xmas Fair
Shoppers can get into the festive spirit at the Mayor of Bolton’s Charity Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 5.
Council website down for maintenance
Bolton Council’s website and online transactions will be unavailable for the last weekend in November and first weekend in December, due to essential work.
Camels to lead Xmas parade
Three kings riding on camels will be playing a starring role in the Christmas parade as part of the Christmas lights switch-on event on November 19.
Youth MPs in parliament
Bolton’s youth MPs will join a parliamentary debate (Friday, Nov 13) on the next hot topic for young people.
Remembering Bolton’s 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.
Get ready for winter
Free advice on keeping safe and preparing for the cold weather will be available this Thursday, October 29 at a ‘get ready for winter’ event on Victoria Square,
A Christmas spectacular
A fantastic Winter Festival is coming to Bolton town centre this Christmas with a special seasonal programme featuring celebrity chefs, a festive market and two ice rinks.
Free weekday parking
Thousands of car parking spaces in Bolton town centre will be free of charge after 3pm each weekday from Monday, October 26.
'We are Bolton' website launched
The Mayor is encouraging all Boltonians to share their pride and love for their town, by sharing their memories and special places.
Food festival record breaker
More than 200,000 people visited Bolton Food and Drink Festival – making it the biggest festival on record.
Best Bolton food fest yet
Hundreds of thousands of foodies have flocked to Bolton for the town’s biggest and best food and drink festival yet.
Tea time treat at food fest
A special celebrity afternoon tea served up by award winning pattisier Slattery is on the menu for Bolton Food and Drink Festival.
Service to celebrate VJ Day
The Mayor of Bolton will be leading Bolton’s VJ Day commemorations on Saturday 15 August, the 70th anniversary of Victory in Japan.
Star chefs to serve up a treat
Some of the country’s best chefs will share their culinary expertise in a series of free cooking demonstrations at this year’s Bolton Food and Drink Festival.
Get ready to rock at Queens Park
The annual Rock It! festival of music and family activities will be held at Queens Park in Bolton on Saturday 8 August from 12pm.
Bolton's shining brighter
More than 2,600 Bolton streetlights have been switched over to new low energy LED lighting.
Vote for Best Customer Care
You can nominate any member of staff, team, or project you feel has gone the extra mile to give you excellent service.
Boil water advice lifted in Bolton
United Utilities is advising customers that there is no longer any need to boil their water for drinking and eating purposes.
Warning - Boil water before use
United Utilities are warning all customers in parts of BL1, BL2, BL6 and BL7 to boil water for drinking and food preparation.
See whats on offer at the Square
A fun day will be held on Victoria Square on Thursday 23 July from 11am, to promote the goods and services on offer at The Square
Ironman to stay in Bolton
Ironman bosses have confirmed that Ironman UK - one of the world’s toughest endurance races – will stay in Bolton until 2017.
School plans for Loco Works
Proposals to rebuild a Horwich primary school to create places for a large residential development are in the pipeline.
Launch for food fest
A launch event on Saturday with Dragons’ Den stars and celebrity chefs will mark the countdown to Bolton’s 10th Food and Drink Festival.
On your saddle for Sky Ride
Thousands of cyclists are gearing up for Bolton Sky Ride with Olympic gold medallist Jason Kenny this Sunday (June 7).
Ironkids is a sellout
Places for the world’s largest Ironkids – held in Bolton - have sold out in record time.
The Smithills Hall story
A new exhibition will tell the story of Smithills Hall through the ages and the people who lived and worked there.
Tickets to go on sale
Tickets for the celebrity chef demos and special events at Bolton Food and Drink Festival 2015 will go on sale this Saturday (May 23).
Jason Kenny joins Sky Ride
Jason Kenny will be at Sky Ride Bolton for a fantastic traffic-free bike ride on Sunday 7 June.
Big birthday bash for food fest
An all-star chef line-up and a packed menu of birthday treats to celebrate Bolton’s 10th Food and Drink Festival have been revealed.
Mayor to lead VE Day tributes
The Mayor of Bolton will be leading Bolton’s VE Day commemorations on Friday 8 May to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe.
Mayor holds charity music evening
The Mayor and Mayoresses of Bolton will be holding a charity concert evening on Saturday April 18 at Stepping Stones Nursery.
Sky Ride returns to Bolton
People are being urged to get on their bike and join the Sky Ride cycling event when it returns to Bolton on Sunday, June 7.
Closures on St Peter's Way
Motorists are being warned that a section of A666 St Peter’s Way will shut for two weekends later this month for resurfacing work.
St Peters Way lane closures
Motorists are being warned of lane closures on St Peters Way from Tuesday, February 17 due to bridge work.
Bolton benefitting from high speed broadband
More than 2,200 Bolton businesses and homes can now benefit from high-speed fibre broadband rolled out by the £15 million Get Digital Faster programme across Greater Manchester.
Legal high shop closes
A shop selling legal highs has closed under threat of court action from the council and police.
Tourism on the up in Bolton
The value of the tourism industry in Bolton has continued to rise from £371 million in 2012 to £394 million in 2013.
Remember to register to vote
A Greater Manchester-wide campaign to encourage people to make sure they are registered gets underway today, Thursday 5 February, to mark National Voter Registration Day.
Amir Khan unveils portrait at museum
A painting of Bolton boxer Amir Khan, which helped artist Christian Hook win the Sky Portrait Artist of the Year 2014, has come home to Bolton Museum.
Recipe for success
Food and drink businesses in Bolton could soon see their products on the shelves of a major supermarket following the launch of a series of seminars by Business Growth Hub and Bolton Council.
Travel training celebration
Pupils celebrated their success at completing an Independent Travel Training course with a special event.
Albert Halls - Public Consultation
You are invited to help shape the future of Bolton Albert Halls by getting involved in the public consultation on the proposals for refurbishment.