Changes to bin collections
Residents are being reminded there will be some changes to refuse and recycling collections over the Christmas and New Year period.
Taxi marshals' festive trial
A taxi marshal scheme to help town centre revellers get home safely over the busy festive period is being trialled in Bolton.
Day of action for better Bolton
A day of action to make Bolton town centre a cleaner, safer and more inviting place to visit and work was held yesterday.
Christmas market opens tomorrow
Shoppers will have the chance to tuck into a selection of tasty festive treats when Bolton’s Christmas market opens tomorrow.
Extra places for Ironkids
Five hundred extra places will be released on Wednesday, December 13 for the world’s largest Ironkids event, to be held in Bolton next summer.
Multi-storey plans move forward
Plans to build a multi-storey car park near the new Bolton transport interchange have taken another step forward.
Mayor’s Christmas Fair
A traditional day of festive fun awaits visitors to the annual Mayor’s Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 9.
Garden centre's Christmas hours
Heaton Fold Garden Centre will be getting into the Christmas spirit as it opens for late night shopping from November 16.
Vote for Bolton’s Best
Residents can vote for the council team or individual that has given excellent service.
Events to remember Bolton 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.
Ironkids record sellout
The world’s largest Ironkids event, to be held in Bolton next summer, has sold out in record time.
Manchester Arena Attack Review
The Kerslake Review Arena Review is now accepting information from those affected by the Manchester Arena attack
Get ready for winter
Free expert advice on keeping safe and preparing for the colder weather will be available at Bolton Council’s annual ‘get ready for winter’ event.
Local Lad Paddy to turn on Xmas lights
Bolton’s home grown comedian and presenter Paddy McGuinness will be giving the residents of Bolton a festive treat when he switches on the town's Christmas lights on November 16.
Resurfacing work on Folds Road
Motorists are being warned of overnight closures when work to improve a town centre road starts on Monday (October 9).
Teenage Market returns
Bolton’s successful Teenage Market will be back in town tomorrow (September 23).
Going for gold
The cream of Bolton’s sporting crop was celebrated at the Bolton Active Sports Awards.
£1bn council blueprint unveiled
A £1 billion blueprint that will shape and transform the future of Bolton town centre up to 2030 and beyond has been published.
David's magnificent market honour
A Bolton Council officer who has worked for more than 37 years in the markets industry has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award.
Artisan Market gets autumnal
All the ingredients for a cosy Autumnal night in are on offer at this weekend’s Artisan Market at Heaton Fold Garden Centre.
Food fest biggest yet
This year's Bolton Food and Drink Festival has broken visitor number records.
Top traders lined up for Festival
Bavarian caramelised nuts, Hungarian chimney cakes and African sweets are just some of the treats on offer from stallholders at this year’s Bolton Food and Drink Festival.
Bolton Road closure
Bolton Road will remain closed at its junction with Egerton St, near Moses Gate Railway Station.
Musical feast on the menu
An amazing menu of music will cater for all tastes at this year's Bolton Food and Drink Festival.
Festival fun for all the family
Bolton Library and Museum Services are giving visitors the chance to try out five different activities at this year’s Food and Drink Festival.
Trio of special events top bill
TV chef Simon Rimmer will swap Sunday Brunch for Saturday brunch as part of three special events topping the bill at this year’s food festival.
Talk like an Egyptian
A full programme of talks, activities and film screenings will take place at Bolton Library and Museum from August 2017 to June 2018.
High-rise Fire Safety - FAQs
Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service have answered a number of frequently asked questions.
Restored Albert Halls wins award
The refurbishment of the Grade II-listed Bolton Albert Halls was declared one of the best projects in the UK at the construction industry’s annual ‘Oscars’.
Whistl opens Bolton super depot
Whistl has officially opened its new Bolton super depot located on the Logistics North development by Junction 4 of the M61.
Council warns against rogue traders
Bolton Council once again warning residents to be wary of traders who cold call offering to do gardening, roofing, driveways, guttering or other outdoor jobs, no matter how professional their leaflets or vehicles appear.
Manchester House pops up in Bolton
Celebrity chef Aiden Byrne will be bringing a flavour of one of the region’s finest restaurants to Bolton for “the best food festival around”.
Manchester tributes on display
Tributes to victims of the Manchester terror attack are now available to view by the public at Central Library.
Fire safety in high rise buildings
The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has set up a housing taskforce, which is being led by Salford City Mayor Councillor Paul Dennett and supported by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS).
Kids with hattitude competition
Come along to Bolton Food and Drink Festival’s launch event tomorrow (July 1) to find out about an Alice in Wonderland inspired hat making competition.
Food festival flavour
A flavour of Bolton Food and Drink Festival will be coming to the town centre this Saturday (July 1).
Free parking extended
Free parking in Bolton town centre has been extended until September 2018.
Council warning on street traders
Bolton Council is warning parents and families to be careful when buying toys from street traders and ensure that the toys have the correct safety warnings.
Work starts on refurb of Bolton One
Bolton Council and Bolton Community Leisure Trust have started work on a £1m refurbishment of the Jason Kenny Centre at Bolton One.
Quality programme for care homes
Bolton’s care homes have signed up to a new quality scheme that should see standards improve even further across the borough.
Show your support for Armed Forces Week
Bolton Council is leading a packed programme of events to celebrate Armed Forces Week, including the raising of the flag, cadet challenges and a ‘tactical advance to battle’ from Rivington Pike to Victoria Square.
New strategy for carers launched
Help, support and recognition for people who look after their family members are at the heart of a new three-year plan for carers.
Museum display for Manchester tributes
Moving tributes laid in Bolton town centre to remember the victims of the Manchester Arena attack are to be part of a new display in the Museum and Central Library.
Artisan Market this Sunday
Visitors to Heaton Fold Garden Centre can enjoy delights from Bolton Artisan Market this Sunday (June 18).
General Election 2017
The results of the General Election count for Bolton's constituencies have been announced.
Bolton to observe minute's silence
Bolton will fall silent on Tuesday, June 6 to remember those that lost their lives and all those affected by the attacks in London.
A new vision for the Octagon Theatre
The public are being asked for their views on the Octagon Theatre’s £10 million redevelopment following the release of new images showing how the theatre could look.
Carers helpline goes 24 hours
A helpline for carers in Bolton will be extending its opening hours to 24 hours a day 7 days a week, thanks to funding from Bolton Council and NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
Books of Condolence
Bolton has held a vigil in support of all those affected by the attack in Manchester, and opened Books of Condolence.
Incident at Manchester Arena
Leader of Bolton Council, Cllr Cliff Morris, said: "I am horrified by what has happened and my thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this attack.
University takes flagship building
The University of Bolton will be moving into Bolton Central; the new flagship building on the corner of Great Moor Street and Newport Street.
Library award is top class
Bolton Schools’ Library Service, Blackrod Library and Blackrod Church School have won a prestigious award.
Weekend market bonanza in Bolton
Bolton Markets will be sharing the love this Saturday (May 20), with a feast of cookery demos, prizes and fun for all the family.
Tickets on sale for food fest
Tickets for Bolton’s hugely popular Food and Drink Festival will go on sale this Monday, at noon (May 22).
College transfers to community
Westhoughton community college building will be handed over to the community, as a meeting place for local groups and a place to attend a new range of courses.
Plan ahead for Festival of Racing
Hundreds of cyclists, swimmers and runners are set to take part in the Horwich Festival of Racing next month (June 17 and 18).
Feast of fun for markets
Bolton is setting its stall out to celebrate market culture as part of a national campaign.
Skylink bridge spans installed
Bolton’s new, state-of-the-art transport interchange took another step towards completion late last week with the installation of the final two steel spans of the ‘skylink’ bridge.
Work completes on new 3G pitch
Bolton Council has completed work on a new 3G pitch in Westhoughton, to support participation in sports, and promote health and wellbeing amongst young people and adults.
New units for Logistics North
Plans to develop the next phase of a flagship employment and distribution hub in Bolton have been revealed.
Heroes Welcome for Wanderers
Proud Boltonians are invited to celebrate their team’s return to the Championship at a special ceremony for Bolton Wanderers on Tuesday 2 May at 6.30pm.
Classic cars at market
A collection of vintage Citroen 2CV cars and birds of prey will be on display at Bolton Artisan Market this Sunday (April 23).
Secret illegal tobacco haul seized
Thousands of cigarettes, believed to be fake or illegal, were discovered in a Bolton shop basement – in a hidden storage area operated by an electronic bolt.
Spring into parks this Easter
With spring finally here it’s time to get out and about with the best that our local parks have to offer.
Good inspection result for short break service
Caring, with friendly staff and people fully involved in decisions about their support and care are just some of the findings from an inspection of a service for people with mental health needs.
GM Mayoral Elections
The official countdown to the election to choose the first ever Greater Manchester Mayor has begun.
Feast of fun at market
An array of birds of prey will be swooping into Bolton Artisan Market to entertain young visitors this Sunday (March 19).
Join in Shakespeare Week
Fans of the world’s greatest playwright certainly won’t be ‘Bard’ as Bolton Library and Museum Services celebrate Shakespeare Week.
Horwich Leisure Centre opens to public
Willmott Dixon is opening its Horwich Leisure centre project in Bolton to the public as part of a week-long event aimed at attracting young people into a career in construction.
Bolton food fest chefs revealed
Take a dash of Ainsley Harriott, a pinch of Simon Rimmer, a sprinkling of James Martin, then stir together with Michael Caines - and what do you have?
Council nominated for top award
Bolton Council was nominated for a top national award for its work in saving more than £2 million so far by introducing slim bins.
Free teenage market back again
Bolton’s successful Teenage Market has proved to be such a success that it will be coming back – on three dates in 2017.
Fine for piling up 60 bin bags
A resident has been handed a £440 fine after she repeatedly ignored warnings to remove around 60 bin bags from her back yard.
Tourism £420.4m boost
Bolton’s tourism industry generated £420.4m for the local economy in 2015, according to new figures.
Twenty's plenty for Bolton
Almost 2,500 residential streets in Bolton now have a 20mph speed limit in a bid to make them safer.
Council to live stream meetings
People will soon be able to tune into Bolton Council meetings from the comfort of their own homes thanks to new web-streaming equipment.
Buzz at market
There will be a buzz in the air at Bolton Artisan Market this Sunday (February 19).
Slim bin rollout saves £1.4m
Bolton council has thanked residents for their support with the rollout of slim grey bins across Bolton, which has already helped the council to avoid £1.4m of waste disposal costs.
Partners create vision of Bolton in 2030
Public, private, voluntary and community sector partners came together to create a vision for how Bolton could look in 2030 at today’s Vision conference.
Winter wonderland wowed visitors
Bolton’s Christmas attractions have been hailed a huge success after bringing thousands of visitors into the town centre.
Trinity Gateway vision revealed
A new hotel, office block and a multi-storey car park could be built on Trinity Street following the completion of the £48 million transport interchange.
LED lights milestone
More than three quarters of Bolton’s street lights are now using new LED lighting.
New Brazley Centre launched
Improved day care facilities for adults have been officially re-opened in Horwich thanks to a £1 million building refurbishment.
Council fines flytippers
Bolton Council has taken four residents to court as part of its continued crack down on flytipping.