Logistics North
Three new units built at Logistics North
Work on the first phase of a major expansion project at one of the largest distribution sites in the North West is now complete.
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.
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).
Town centre overnight road closures

Motorists are being warned of overnight road closures while resurfacing is carried out on Great Moor Street.
National minute silence

Bolton will be observing the national minute’s silence in Victoria Square.
Attack at Manchester Arena

Advice and support available after the Manchester Arena attack
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.
New Mayor to lead Civic Sunday parade

Bolton’s new Mayor will process through the town centre as part of the Civic Sunday celebrations this Sunday, May 21.
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).
Road closures for road resurfacing

Motorists are being warned of road closures due to resurfacing work on Higher Bridge Street.
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.
Residents fined for piling up bin bags

Two residents have been fined after repeatedly ignoring warnings to remove piles of bin bags and rubbish from their back yards.
Flytipper fined £800 for dumping in garden

​Bolton Council has secured an £800 fine for a flytipper to court who dumped fifteen bags of waste in someone else’s garden.
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.
Greater Manchester Mayor election results

The result of the election of the first Greater Manchester Mayor has been announced.
New units for Logistics North

Plans to develop the next phase of a flagship employment and distribution hub in Bolton have been revealed.
School speed signs light up Bolton

Around 40 flashing speed warning signs outside schools are now operational across Bolton.
Polling day arrangements for GM Mayor Elections

Voting for the first ever Mayor of Greater Manchester takes place this Thursday 4 May, with polling stations open from 7am until 10pm.

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