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A man has been charged after a collision in Bolton that left a man in serious condition in hospital.
Duane Edward Norris, 34, of Derwent Road in Highfield, Farnworth has been charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of the collision, failing to report the collision and driving with no insurance. He appeared at Bolton Magistrates’ Court on August 11 and has been remanded into custody to appear at Bolton Crown Court on September 7.
At around 8.50pm on Tuesday August 9, a 25-year-old man was involved in a collision with a car on Tonge Moor Road near to its junction with Firwood Grove, Bolton.
The man was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition and is receiving treatment for his injuries.
A Bolton man who wears a supportive back brace was mistaken for a suicide bomber in an explosive vest.Read the full story ›
A worker at a McDonald's in Bolton has posted a picture of the new England manager, Sam Allardyce, at the drive-through window.
Police in Bolton have confirmed that they had to take home two children who had sneaked out to find Pokemon on the Pokemon Go app.
In a post on Twitter a spokesperson warned parents to advise their children of the dangers of being out at night.
GOTTA CATCH 'EM ALL - JUST AT A SAFE & SENSIBLE TIME! We took 2 kids home last night - they had sneaked out to catch Pokémon! #PokemonGo
British Transport Police are investigating claims that a young boy was assaulted by a pensioner on a train to Manchester.Read the full story ›
Police in Bolton are appealing for help in tracing the owner of a pet snake.
They believe it escaped from an address in the Great Lever area of the town.
Officers were alerted by residents and say they 'charmed' the one metre plus reptile into a box before transporting it to an exotic pet centre.
It was identified as a Corn Snake said to be non-venomous and a common pet.
Officers say anyone wanting to clam the snake can call 01618565619.