photo of Paddy McGuinness at Christmas lights
Paddy pulls in the crowds for Christmas Lights Switch On
Around 6,500 people turned out last night to watch popular Bolton comedian Paddy McGuinness switch on the town’s Christmas Lights.
Christmas tree forest at market
A magical festive forest awaits visitors to the Artisan Market at Heaton Fold Garden Centre this Sunday.
Town Hall
Egerton St overnight closure warning
Motorists are being warned of potential disruption from Monday, November 20 due to resurfacing on Manchester Road in Farnworth.
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.
New Skoda dealership approved

A major car retailer’s plans for a new town centre Skoda dealership have been given the green light.
Manchester Road works now complete

A £532,000 scheme to improve a key road junction in Bolton town centre is now complete.
Bolton Interchange project given a lift

Substantial progress has been made on a crucial element of Bolton’s new, state-of-the-art transport interchange.
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).
Flytipper tracked down after a year

Bolton Council has taken a flytipper to court, who evaded justice for more than a year.
Community walks show history of Crompton

Bolton Council is launching a series of walking tours and maps to outline the history and geography of the Crompton ward.
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.
Taxi and private hire drivers could be fined

Taxi and private hire drivers could face a fine of up to £1,000 and lose their taxi licences if they refuse to transport wheelchair users or charge them extra.
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.
Last chance to register to vote for the first elected GM Mayor

Anyone who is not already on the electoral register has just days left to add themselves in time to be able to vote in the first ever elections for a Greater Manchester Mayor.
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.
New apprenticeship scheme forged for adult social care

Bolton Cares will create opportunities for 12 apprentices as part of a new partnership with Bolton College.
Flytipping incidents drop by a third

New figures show flytipping incidents in Bolton have reduced by a third.
Radcliffe Road improvements

A £485,000 scheme to resurface Radcliffe Road will begin on Monday, April 10.
‘Egg-cellent’ treats this Easter

There’s plenty of ‘egg-citing’ activities this Easter at Bolton’s museums and libraries.
One month to go until election for first GM Mayor

The deadline for you to be on the electoral register is Thursday 13 April.

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