Was a Lancashire Fusilier laid to rest with full military honours from Bolton? The clues which suggest a connection.Read the full story ›
Shortly before the fire, a group of youths were reportedly seen on the roof of the school and in the grounds.Read the full story ›
Greater Manchester Police are appealing for information about a 14-year-old Vietnamese national who went missing from Harper Green, BoltonRead the full story ›
Tapiwa Matukutire applied for a driving licence and sent off his passport. But a mix-up led to him being arrested, naked, in his own home.Read the full story ›
Bolton-born broadcaster Mark Radcliffe has said he will be taking some time off his radio show for treatment for "cancerous tongue and lymph node issues".
The radio presenter, 60, made the announcement during his BBC Radio 2 Folk Show.
Now – here’s a thing – I’m sad to say that I’ve got some cancerous tongue and lymph node issues and so, as I’m sure… https://t.co/wylYVZ6Wuf
Radcliffe said he hoped to be "back in action" in the new year or sooner if he feels well enough, before wishing his listeners a Merry Christmas.
As the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War approaches, we're looking back at the role of those back home.
The conflict wasn't just fought in the trenches on the Western Front, but on the home front too. Almost a million women worked in munitions factories all over the country, including Horwich near Bolton.
The local heritage centre is paying tribute to the so-called Munitionettes.
Paul Crone reports.
Maxine Peake has backed a campaign to save a park in Bolton from development. Peel Group want to build a Ryder Cup golf course on the site.Read the full story ›
An 11 year old is in a life-threatening condition after being hit by a car in Bolton. Police are urgently seeking witnesses.Read the full story ›
A centre that provides a lifeline for veterans could face closure without an 'urgent' injection of cash.Read the full story ›
A man is in a life-threatening condition after he was hit by a car whilst using a pelican crossing outside a Bolton railway station.Read the full story ›