The family of a man who died following an assault in Bolton town centre have today paid tribute to him.
Police are investigating following the death of a man who was found with serious head injuries in Bolton town centre.
Bolton have reversed their decision to enter into a sponsorship deal with QuickQuid.
A teenager's been arrested after a man died from a head injuries in Bolton.
The victim, Simon Mitchell - 43 and from Hunger Hill, was found with a fractured skull in the town's Victoria Square on Friday.
Detectives arrested a 17-year-old boy in Deane. He's now being questioned on suspicion of murder.
Matt Price reports on the decision by Bolton Wanderers to ditch their controversial sponsorship deal with a pay day loan firm.
– Steve Horrocks, Bolton Wanderers Supporters Association
It's the right decision. To have QuickQuid wasn't very ethical. I'm glad they've reversed the decision and credit to Phil Gartside for changing his mind.
A Blackpool FC fan who had a heart attack at a football match has met the people who saved his life.
79 year old Derek Smith, went into cardiac arrest after leaving Blackpool’s 2 all draw against Bolton.
In a strange turn of events, just before the game the pensioner met former Bolton star Fabrice Muamba who suffered the same fate a year before.
Derek was saved by nearby policeman, PC Garry Lee, and an off-duty nurse, Tracey Garde.
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Police say they think that whoever is responsible for a graffiti attack on a mosque and car in Bolton lives in the community. Police were called to Astley Street early this morning. Officers are sure that local people could hold vital information.
– Superintendent Steve Nibloe, Greater Manchester Police
"Any acts of criminality which are motivated by religious hostility or racism are totally abhorrent and we take action against anyone found to be committing such offences.
"We have launched an investigation and we will do whatever we can to find those responsible and bring them to justice.
"Neighbourhood officers will continue to work very closely with local mosques and partners over the coming days and weeks both to offer reassurance and advice on taking the appropriate safety measures.'
An investigation has been launched after a mosque was vandalised. Police were called to Astley Street in Bolton this morning after a mosque and a car were daubed with offensive slogans.