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.