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Witness appeal after biker dies in Bolton collision

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died in a collision in Bolton. In the early hours of Sunday, a white Ford Fiesta was traveling along Bury Road when it reached the junction of Crompton Way, and began to turn. It was then involved in a collision with a blue Suzuki SV motorcycle.

The rider of the Suzuki – a man believed in his 50s – was pronounced dead at the scene. No arrests have been made.


Man charged with alleged hate crime in Bolton

Police have charged a man following an alleged racially motivated attack in Breightmet.

Dale Hart, 28, of Breightmet has been charged with racially aggravated GBH and racially aggravated assault. He was remanded in custody to appear at Bolton Magistrates’ Court this morning.

A woman was left critically ill following an attack at a bus stop on Sunday. Police say a teenage boy was also assaulted.

Woman critical after Bolton street attack

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A woman has been left critically ill after being assaulted in Bolton.

Police are treating the attack on the woman and her son as a hate crime. Officers were called to Deepdale road at around 2pm on Sunday 3 June, their attacker fled the scene.

“I understand that there will be concern from members of the public when they hear about this incident; however I want to assure them that we currently have officers searching for the person responsible.

“Based on the information we have at this stage, we are treating this incident as a hate crime.

“If anybody witnessed what happens or has any information that they believe can assist us then please contact police immediately.”

– Superintendent Steve Howard


'This is Me': A song in sign language for Deaf Awareness Week

A charity which supports deaf children and their families in Bolton has enlisted the help of some of the people they work with to create a unique music video.

Hear4You released this version of 'This is Me' from the musical The Greatest Showman, as part of Deaf Awareness Week.

Former Bolton defender dies in car crash

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Former Bolton defender Jlloyd Samuel died in a car crash this morning, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association has announced.

Cheshire Police have released the following statement:

Emergency services remain at the scene of a serious collision involving a van and a car in High Legh.

At around 7.55am police were called following reports of a collision involving a van and a Range Rover near to Costcutter on West Lane.

Sadly the driver of the car, Jlloyd Samuel, 37, from Lymm, died at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and are currently being supported by specially trained officers.

The driver of the van, a 54-year-old man, sustained serious injuries and has been taken to hospital for treatment.

Road closures remain in place at either end of West Lane, near to the junctions of the A56 and the A50.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Anyone with any information about the incident should call Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 64540.

– Cheshire Police
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