The man was pushing his grandchild in a pram through the park when he was punched in the face twice by a dog owner.Read the full story ›
Peter Kay has announced his first UK stand-up tour in eight years.
The Bolton star's last tour in 2010, which still officially ranks with the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest selling comedy tour of all time, played to over 1.2 million people.
A recovering drug addict was murdered by a group who subjected him to a ‘punishment beating’ over a debt, a jury was told.Read the full story ›
The leader of Bolton Council, Cliff Morris, is stepping down after over a decade in charge.
The Labour councillor came under fire earlier this year after he gave £300,000 of public money to Asons Solicitors, a private company in the town. At a scrutiny meeting, Morris told councillors he believed he had done nothing wrong.
On Wednesday, the 75-year-old said he will retire at the end of the year. His deputy, Councillor Linda Thomas, will take over the running of the council in January 2018.
Police have arrested a man after a 'hit-and-run' in Bolton this morning.Read the full story ›
An 82-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital after a 'hit-and-run crash' in Bolton.Read the full story ›
A man who has been charged after a 3 year-old girl was dropped into a river in Bolton will appear in court today.Read the full story ›
Police investigating the murder of a man outside a pub in Farnworth have made an arrest.Read the full story ›
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.
A woman's been jailed after admitting to drink driving in a fatal, head-on collision in Bolton.Read the full story ›