● All Bolton councillors to take child sex exploitation training TRAINING on child sexual exploitation could become compulsory for all councillors in a move which has cross-party support.
● Teenage boys rescued after crash leaves car submerged in water in Moses Gate THREE teenage boys had to be rescued from after a crash left a car submerged in water at the bottom of a 60m embankment.
● Bolton MP's call for action on child abuse BOLTON West MP Chris Green has called on Andy Burnham to pursue individuals responsible for the failure to tackle child sexual exploitation.
● Bolton RUFC go down at Aspull despite captain leading from front BOLTON RUFC’s first team travelled to their nearest league rivals Aspull on a beautiful winter’s afternoon along with many supporters.
● Bolton coroner urges strokes unit review A CORONER in Bolton has urged NHS bosses to review opening hours for Greater Manchester's stroke units after the death of an 80-year-old.
● Bolton fans' trust announce impending elections in March/April THE Bolton? Wanderers Supporters’ Trust has announced it will hold its elections during March and April – with interested parties encouraged to stand for election.
● Bolton boss says club "doing everything" to sign new players KEITH Hill insists? Wanderers are doing everything they can to strengthen their squad before the close of the January window.
● Tributes paid to Little Lever's 'true gent' Geoffrey Haydock TRIBUTES have been paid to a "true gentleman" who has died at the age of 75.
● Jeffree Star approves make-up look of teenager A TEENAGE make-up artist from Bolton has hit the big time — after an international star hailed her work.
● Bolton town hall steps fenced off for 'safety of the public' THE town hall steps have been fenced off for the "safety of the public" while planned work takes place in the building.
● Hundreds more people now claiming Universal Credit in Bolton THE number of people claiming Universal Credit in Bolton has risen by hundreds since 2018.
● Drug dealer caught after high speed police chase A CANNABIS dealer was caught after leading police on a high speed chase through residential streets.
● Family's shock as thugs 'attack driver with spanner' and hijack car A DRIVER has been injured after two thugs attacked him with a spanner and screwdriver and then hijacked his car.
● Furious ex-husband battered wife's counsellor leaving him with serious head injury A FURIOUS husband viciously attacked a counsellor who was trying to help his estranged wife.
● Halton McCollin: Father of murdered Bolton man wants justice THE FATHER of a man who was murdered in a shooting in 2008 is still searching for justice 12 years later.
● Woman in court after she smashed a man's window MAGISTRATES have sentenced a woman to a conditional discharge for 12 months after she pleaded guilty to damaging a man’s window on July 16 last year.
● M61 blocked after crash causes long delays near Bolton A CRASH on the M61 is causing long delays on the Southbound carriageway.
● East Lancs Road crash: Man dies and woman 'seriously injured' A MAN has died and a woman has been left seriously injured following a horror crash on the East Lancs Road.
● A year on: Bolton Wanderers launch protest against Ken Anderson IT was the day the ‘small minority’ showed the world what was happening at? Wanderers.
● Police continue drink driver crackdown after hundreds caught POLICE say they will continue to crackdown on drink and drug drivers after arresting more than 370 people in December.
● New 'modernised' Breightmet Post Office set to open A 'VIBRANT new-style' Post Office is set to open in Breightmet after months of consultation.
● Police release video of man after sex assaults on teen girls POLICE are searching for a man in connection with a series of sexual assaults on young girls on the Metrolink.
● Man sentenced after he was caught running an unauthorised immigration service A MAN who operated an unauthorised immigration advice service has been sentenced to do unpaid work.
● Four-month-old baby in 'critical condition' after cardiac arrest in Smithills POLICE have confirmed that a four-month-old baby is in a critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest.