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Family pay tribute to grandfather hit by car in Bolton

Anthony Locke Credit: GMP family handout

The family of a man who died in a collision in Bolton has paid tribute to him.

Anthony Locke died after being hit by a car on Topp Way on Friday evening.

The 72-year-old was crossing at a pedestrian crossing when he was hit by a green VW Passat at around 7:15pm.

Anthony was a much loved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be sorely missed by all who met and loved him.

We ask at this time for our privacy whilst we grieve as a family.

– Family statement



Laura Kenny welcomes baby boy with partner Jason Kenny

Olympian Laura Kenny and husband Jason Kenny have welcomed a baby boy. Laura announced her special arrival on her instagram post.

Six time gold medal winner Jason Kenny, who's from Bolton married fellow olympic champion Laura last September. The couple, who now live in Cheshire, took to social media to announce the arrival of Albert Louie Kenny who was born on Wednesday.

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Boy, 11, attacked by dogs in Bolton park

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An 11-year-old boy was attacked by two dogs on a park in Little Lever in Bolton on Friday afternoon, Greater Manchester Police confirmed .

Officers said they were called to Dove Bank Road, where they found the child with injuries to his side.

No details were given concerning the boy's condition but officers are appealing for any witnesses of the attack to contact them.

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