Nadiya Hussain
North West’s biggest food festival almost here
Nadiya Hussain, James Martin, Ainsley Harriott and Michael Caines to headline Bolton Food and Drink Festival 2018
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Choose your Bolton’s Best
You can nominate the council person, team, or project which you think has given you excellent customer care for the Best Customer Care Award, supported by the Bolton News.
Egyptian gallery
New look museum to open its doors
The new look galleries at Bolton Museum open in September.
Five fined for dumping waste

Armchairs, a mattress and Christmas trees were among the rubbish dumped in back streets by five people who have been fined a total of £2,310 for flytipping.
Multi-million pound refurb for Westhoughton town hall

Bolton Council is seeking a contractor to take on the multi-million pound project to refurbish Westhoughton Town Hall.
Right stuff in the right bin

Egg shells, used tea bags, potato peelings, chicken bones and scrapings off your plate – did you know they can all be recycled into compost?
Tripping the light fantastic

Bolton Council has scooped a prestigious national award for its LED street lighting scheme and innovative use of lighting technology.
Theatre funding boost

The multi-million pound redevelopment of Bolton’s Octagon Theatre has received a £450,000 boost from six local, national and regional charities.
Great Lever £600,000 community centre project gathers pace

Plans to bring a disused library back into use for the community are taking a step forward.
Road to success for pupils

Child road safety ambassadors introduced in a trial scheme have been so successful that they will be introduced in more schools.
Delight as £132m bid for east-west road network for Bolton and Wigan takes major step forward

Stage one approval has been given by the government for a £132m bid to deliver a new fast east-west road network across Bolton and Wigan.
A wizard show at the Albert Halls

Former Coronation Street star Nick Cochrane is swapping Weatherfield’s cobbles for the yellow brick road in Bolton.
Kate Bush tribute hits the heights at Albert Halls

It’s 40 years ago this month since Kate Bush’s debut single, Wuthering Heights, topped the UK charts.
Good news for motorists

Temporary traffic lights have now been removed from Park Road in Westhoughton after Electricity North West completed its emergency work there sooner than expected.
Emergency roadworks in Westhoughton

Drivers are being warned to expect severe congestion while Electricity North West carries out emergency work on Park Road, in Westhoughton.
Hulton Park live streaming

Update on public arrangements for the planning committee to consider Peel Holdings’ application for Hulton Park.
Greater Manchester Mayor backs Farnworth vision

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham met with more than 40 key people to discuss creating a bold new vision for Farnworth.
Raise the library roof with music and song

An invitation to ‘raise the roof’ and celebrate the refurbishment of Bolton Central Library has been issued for Saturday, March 17.
Church Wharf developer named

The key developer who will lead the regeneration of Church Wharf has been announced by Bolton Council today at an international property event.
Three prosecuted in continued waste crackdown

Two residents and a business have been ordered to pay more than £2,600 after failing to dispose of their waste correctly.
TV architect to speak on masterplan

Bolton Council’s £1bn masterplan to transform the town centre will be discussed at MIPIM 2018 at an event hosted by TV star and top architect George Clarke.
Fine for stinking rubbish

A woman has been fined £1,000 for failing to remove stinking rubbish from her back yard and front garden.
Farnworth by-election results

A by-election was held for the Farnworth ward on Thursday, March 8.
Update on Bolton bin collections

Bolton Council is out collecting grey bins which were missed last week due to the extreme weather.
Thousands of books to return to Bolton Library

Around 25,000 books are being returned to Bolton Central Library following major restoration work.

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