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A-level results day: Beaming smiles at exceptional Bury College success

IT has been another year of exceptional A level success for Bury College with more than 800 of its students on target to take up university places.

This year the college is celebrating an overall pass rate of 98.9 per cent for its A Level courses with significant numbers of students

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Horwich man is charity hero

A HORWICH man has been taking part in various challenges this year on behalf of the M.E. Association and his wife, Kellie Webb, who suffers from the neurological disease.

David Webb, aged 30, successfully completed the Great Manchester Run in May, Tough Mudder Yorkshire in July and

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Night of pride as former Bolton mayors honoured for years of long service

It was a night of pride for two of borough’s previous mayors as they were recognised for their years of long service.

Retired councillors Noel Spencer and Linda Byrne were respectively made honorary alderman and alderwoman of the borough before this month’s full meeting

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Sam Armstrong is off to York University after achieving straight As in his A-levels

TEENAGER Sam Armstrong took centre stage on A-level day.

The anticipation of result'S day came to a dramatic and happy conclusion for 18-year-old Turton School student who found out he achieved A* in English literature, and A in psychology and religious studies, giving him the

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Peel remains "committed" to Hulton Park project despite councillors plea

Development giant Peel says it “remains committed” to its plans to develop Hulton Park as part of its Ryder Cup bid, despite an open letter urging chief executive John Whittaker to abandon the scheme.

Councillors from the Hulton and Westhoughton North and Chew Moor wards

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Couple's camera equipment stolen from Bradshawgate kebab shop

A COUPLE whose camera went missing from a kebab shop in the town centre say the police dropped the issue without investigating.

Michael Lightfoot and Nicola Casey were attending an Eye Licker gig at The Alma in Bradshawgate and decided to grab a takeaway before the gig on Tuesday,

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Bolton Little Theatre unveils its new season of plays

BOLTON Little Theatre (BLT) has revealed its packed programme of shows for its 88th season bringing the best in comedy and drama right into the heart of the town.

"We see it as something like our mission” said David Smart, BLTs Chairman.

The season starts next month

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Bolton Post Office closure: Tears as customers bid farewell to redundant workers

THERE were tears and sadness as Bolton’s main post office closed its doors and had its windows blanked out for the final time.

Despite claims of redeployment, all 16 Deansgate staff lost their jobs yesterday.

Meanwhile, the new post office which will open its doors

today 06:38
Disgusting mountain of cans and beer bottle in back yard rubbish tip

NEIGHBOURS are complaining about a foul smell and a mountain of rubbish in a 'back yard rubbish tip' and are urging the council to act.

This picture of the back yard of a house on Accrington Road, Blackburn, shows the extent of the rat-infested rubbish tip outside the home.

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Disgusting mountain of cans and beer bottle in back yard rubbish tip

NEIGHBOURS are complaining about a foul smell and a mountain of rubbish in a 'back yard rubbish tip' and are urging the council to act.

This picture of the back yard of a house on Accrington Road, Blackburn, shows the extent of the rat-infested rubbish tip outside the home.

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IN PICTURES: LT Camera Club photos, August 15

SOME of the top photographers from East Lancashire have been busy getting snapshots of the area.

Members of 'The Lancashire Telegraph Camera Club' have showed off their stunning images on Facebook.

If you want to part of it then ask to join the group on the social media

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Homeless man 'attacked duty solicitor trying to help him' at Greenbank Police Station

A HOMELESS man allegedly assaulted a solicitor at Greenbank Police Station.

The man is said to have walked into the station on Tuesday afternoon and assaulted a male police officer who was working on the front desk. He was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an officer.

It

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APPEAL: Police 'increasingly concerned' for missing 39-year-old man

AN APPEAL has been launched to find a missing man who police are growing 'increasingly concerned' for.

Peter Sawley is known to visit Burnley and Colne.

The 39-year-old is described as 5ft 9ins, bald and of a stocky build. He has tattoos on his neck.

Officers are

yesterday 18:02
Bromley Cross church demolished after 143 years

A COMMUNITY church, which has been open since 1875, was being demolished this week after the building became unused due to a dwindling congregation.

Birtenshaw Methodist Church, in Bromley Cross, was subject to a local campaign which attempted to keep the building and its adjacent

yesterday 18:02
Cup action from Bury FC v Nottingham Forest

A massive picture gallery of images from Bury FC's Carabao Cup defeat.

The Shakers were denied a memorable Carabao Cup win last night as Nottingham Forest scored a stoppage-time equaliser before winning 10-9 in a marathon penalty shootout.

Here is all the action.

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Objections raised over plans to build 36 homes near Nelson

OBJECTIONS have been raised over plans to build more than 35 homes on the outskirts of two towns.

Liberata Architects has submitted a proposal to Pendle Council to put up 36 residential homes on greenfield land near Nelson and Brierfield.

Bosses at Liberata, who have been

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England rugby star Danny Cipriani ‘truly sorry’ after fracas at Jersey bar

England rugby star Danny Cipriani has apologised to the police after injuring a female officer as he resisted arrest outside a Jersey bar.

The 30-year-old grappled with officers as they tried to detain him following a row in which he pulled a tie off a doorman at the Royal

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Compulsory language education should be reintroduced, says Brighton College head

A headmaster has called for the reintroduction of compulsory language classes in schools to prevent what he called the “worrying insularity” of society getting worse.

Richard Cairns, headmaster of Brighton College, said the “sorry decline” in the number of

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Aretha Franklin: Tributes flood in after Queen of Soul’s death at 76

Stars of the entertainment world have praised the “simply peerless” Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin for her impact on music following her death aged 76.

The singer died at her home in Detroit, Michigan on August 16 following a battle with cancer, her publicist said.

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Ulster Unionist councillor set to face motion of no confidence

Veteran Ulster Unionist councillor Jim Rodgers is set to face a vote of no confidence over his chairing of a key Belfast City Council committee.

The motion has been proposed by Alliance Party councillor Michael Long over events surrounding bonfires in east Belfast in July.

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Nurse who performed on BGT with NHS choir is stabbed to death in Battersea

A nurse who performed on Britain’s Got Talent as part of an NHS choir after her son’s death was fatally stabbed in her home.

Scotland Yard, who have arrested a man on suspicion of murder, named the 31-year-old woman found with a knife wound in Battersea, south-west

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England rugby star Danny Cipriani ‘truly sorry’ after fracas at Jersey bar

England rugby star Danny Cipriani has apologised to the police after injuring a female officer as he resisted arrest following a row at a Jersey bar.

The 30-year-old tore off bouncer Joaquim Perreira’s tie then grappled with officers as they tried to detain him at the Royal

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Cipriani ‘truly sorry’ for scuffle that leaves his England future in doubt

Danny Cipriani says he is “truly sorry” for the scuffle that saw him plead guilty to charges of common assault and resisting arrest.

The England-fly-half has been fined £2,000 by Jersey Magistrates’ Court and ordered to pay £250 compensation for the

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Forest boss 'calm' over future of Rovers target Ben Brereton

Nottingham Forest boss Aitor Karanka is relaxed over Rovers’ pursuit of Ben Brereton.

Rovers saw a bid in excess of £5m for the teenager rejected on deadline day but haven’t given up hope on bringing him to Ewood Park.

A loan deal with a view to a

today 18:12
Latest news from Preston
today 18:12 England rugby star Danny Cipriani ‘truly sorry’ after fracas at Jersey bar
today 18:12 Compulsory language education should be reintroduced, says Brighton College head
today 18:12 Aretha Franklin: Tributes flood in after Queen of Soul’s death at 76
today 18:12 Ulster Unionist councillor set to face motion of no confidence
today 18:12 Nurse who performed on BGT with NHS choir is stabbed to death in Battersea
today 18:12 England rugby star Danny Cipriani ‘truly sorry’ after fracas at Jersey bar
today 18:12 Cipriani ‘truly sorry’ for scuffle that leaves his England future in doubt
today 18:12 Forest boss 'calm' over future of Rovers target Ben Brereton
today 18:12 LEADER'S VIEW: Plenty to enjoy in our green and pleasant land
today 18:12 A-LEVELS 2018: Excellent results for Bolton Sixth Form College students
today 18:12 A-LEVELS 2018: Celebrations at Thornleigh Salesian College
today 18:12 A-Level results day: Joy as Holy Cross students produce outstanding results
today 18:12 Tony Parsons, from Blackburn, jailed for attack on Ben Pennington in Level One, Darwen
today 18:12 UTC Bolton A-level celebrations
today 18:12 Bolton School post record-breaking results
today 18:12 A-LEVELS 2018: More top grades awarded ­— but number still below the national average
today 18:11 A-level results day: Beaming smiles at exceptional Bury College success
today 17:56 Ryan Ledson’s exclusive column: I am enjoying life at Preston North End
today 17:08 Sir Paul McCartney pays tribute to ‘the Queen of our souls’ Aretha Franklin
today 17:08 Man details ‘failed’ efforts to raise alarm after £6,000 fraud attempt
today 17:08 Student gets three As after taking exams standing up
today 17:08 Runrig hail fans ahead of sell-out farewell concerts
today 17:08 Union boss McCluskey calls on Labour to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism
today 17:08 Claude Puel shrugs off speculation as Leicester boss approaches crucial fixtures
today 17:08 Patrick Roberts joins Girona on loan from Manchester City
today 17:08 Trevor Bayliss expects Ben Stokes to make public apology over Bristol incident
today 17:08 Police capture man who escaped hospital after assault arrest
today 17:08 Blackburn commuters to pay up to £60 more for rail fares
today 17:08 Tony Parsons, from Blackburn, jailed for attack on Ben Pennington in Level One, Darwen
today 17:08 A-LEVELS 2018: More top grades awarded ­— but number still below the national average
today 17:08 Horwich man is charity hero
today 16:05 New ferries hit by further delays
today 16:05 Student has heart set on investment banking after getting top grades
today 16:05 Former Loyalist leader’s sister-in-law celebrates A-level Irish result
today 16:05 Proportion of A-levels awarded A or A* reaches six-year high
today 16:05 NI boys outperform girls at A* for first time since grade introduced
today 16:05 Birmingham’s Commonwealth Games plan moves a step forward
today 16:05 Now could be good time to play Everton, says Saints boss Hughes
today 16:05 Budding sport stars celebrate A-level success
today 16:05 Frampton says he won’t look beyond Luke
today 16:05 Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul', dies at 76
today 16:05 Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul', dies at 76
today 16:05 UTC Bolton A-level celebrations
today 16:05 Calls to freeze train tickets as price rises on Northern and TransPennine Express trains set to hit beleaguered commuters
today 16:05 A-Level results day: Joy as Holy Cross students produce outstanding results
today 16:05 Bolton Sixth Form College student, Anna Whitehead, would have made her councillor dad proud
today 16:05 Night of pride as former Bolton mayors honoured for years of long service
today 15:50 UPDATE: Work to restart on Ikea site
today 15:02 Police release new CCTV footage of murdered schoolgirl Lucy McHugh
today 15:02 New Amnesty chief attacks ‘atrocity’ of family separations at US border
Latest news from Great Britain
today 18:08 Maribor vs Rangers live score and goal updates from Europa League qualifier
today 18:08 Romance at the Palace as loved-up couple get engaged at James performance
today 18:08 "I want him in the dock", woman wants Cambuslang man to face justice in court
today 18:08 Silver success for Rutherglen sports star at Special Olympics event
today 18:08 Parker Solar Probe: NASA rocket launches on historic seven-year mission to 'TOUCH the sun' day after delay
today 18:08 Parker Solar Probe: NASA rocket launches on historic seven-year mission to 'TOUCH the sun' day after delay
today 18:08 Former I'm A Celeb runner-up Joel Dommett to gatecrash 100 Fringe shows in 24 hours in aid of cancer charity
today 18:08 Storm Ernesto set to batter Scotland with heavy rainfall
today 18:08 'Are you taking the hiss?' Taxi drivers warned after passenger claims he left snake in boot
today 18:08 Britain's Got Talent singer Simonne Kerr stabbed to death in London
today 17:47 Danny Cipriani says he’s ‘truly sorry’ for assaulting a female police officer
today 17:47 Police officer quits after having sex with witness in active case
today 17:47 Britain’s Got Talent star Simonne Kerr stabbed to death in Battersea
today 17:44 Star Wars 9 release: When is Star Wars 9 released? When is it out in the UK and US?
today 17:44 Rail passenger fury at 3.2% rise in fares for chaotic services
today 17:44 £500,000 homes 'blighted' by 30ft wall of hay
today 17:44 Slack DOWN: Messaging service not working as users hit by major outage
today 17:44 Horror of WHALE MASSACRE: Gruesome cull in Faroe Islands turns sea BLOOD RED
today 17:44 Paddy Power DOWN - Betfair DOWN: Betting sites go offline leaving gamblers panicking
today 17:44 WATCH: Passengers panic as faulty plane lands without any BRAKES
today 17:44 How to get rid of bed bugs: Bites could be a sign of this pest – how destroy them for good
today 17:44 Kerala flood map: Weather forecast MAPPED - more rain to hit India amid monsoon hell
today 17:44 NASA Mars rover UPDATE: Dust-battered Opportunity given hit playlist to weather the storm
today 17:44 Michael Schumacher health update: Is Michael Schumacher still in a coma in 2018?
today 17:44 Tony Blair's son pulled up on father's key slogan while he argues kids SHOULDN'T go to uni
today 17:44 Greedy dog lucky to be alive after swallowing 10cm kebab skewer
today 17:44 Rachael Bland cancer: BBC star left needing oxygen as she makes You Me and Big C podcast
today 17:44 Mum and daughter found dead in their home after not being seen for three months
today 17:44 Kerala flood warning: Citizens fear repeat of 1924 - what happened in Great Flood of 99?
today 17:44 Supervolcanoes MAPPED: Where the world’s biggest volcanoes are which could end all life
today 17:44 Celebrity Big Brother 2018: How long is Celebrity Big Brother on for?
today 17:44 Aretha Franklin dead: Queen of Soul dies after battle with pancreatic cancer age 76
today 17:44 When is the Sweden election 2018? Key dates, Sweden election process explained
today 17:44 French centrist HAILS Emmanuel Macron for SOLVING Aquarius migrant boat stand-off
today 17:44 Britain's Got Talent star found stabbed to death in Battersea age 31
today 17:32 Lucy McHugh: New CCTV shows stabbed teen's last hours
today 17:32 Manchester attack: Who was Salman Abedi?
today 17:23 How to stop giant spiders from invading your home
today 17:23 How to stop giant spiders from invading your home
today 17:23 Man banned from this Hull shop for life - and for a very surprising reason
today 17:23 Skechers is looking for staff at its new store in Hull - and you'll get a discount
today 17:23 Skechers is looking for staff at its new store in Hull - and you'll get a discount
today 17:23 Meet the handyman doing what he can to clean up Beverley Road
today 17:23 Meet the handyman doing what he can to clean up Beverley Road
today 17:23 Air ambulance at serious incident in Swanland as man 'seen on fire' - updates
today 17:17 Labour says Damian Hinds’s comments on RPI links to student loans ‘staggering’
today 17:17 Paper giant accused of masking deforestation
today 17:17 Talk of national governments and new parties shows the desperation of those opposed to a radical Labour government
today 17:17 ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies at 76
today 17:11 Zoo hunts for 'friendly' missing wallaby who was spotted sunbathing in Wolverhampton
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