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Fortalice receives thousands from Christmas gift wrapping stall

More than £6,000 was raised for Fortalice through the annual Christmas gift wrapping event in Bolton Marketplace.

The yearly occurrence is organised by volunteer, Gene Spurr, and her team of helpers.

Staff at the shopping centre supported the event by helping to set

yesterday 12:53
Jeffree Star approves make-up look of teenager

A TEENAGE make-up artist has grabbed the attention of Jeffree Star Cosmetics on Instagram.

Freya Gorton is only 15-years-old, but one of her make up looks on Instagram has been shared by worldwide make-up mogul Jeffree Star.

The student from Bolton posted a picture of

yesterday 05:32
Bolton Council approves major plans to create 1,500 jobs

A NEW major industrial development which could create up to 1,500 jobs has been given the green light by Bolton Council.

The team behind Logistics North wants to build a 100,000 square-metre site west of Wingates Industrial Estate.

Harworth Group's head of planning, Stuart

yesterday 05:32
New £2.5m buses are set to be Number One in North West

PASSENGERS on new state-of-the-art buses travelling between Blackburn and Bolton will enjoy new creature comforts such as free wifi, mobile phone and tablet charging points as well as on-screen latest travel information.

The first of 13 brand new buses for one of Lancashire’s

2020-01-17 18:56
Pervert filmed naked women at Darwen Leisure Centre and Trafford Centre - and children in changing rooms

A SEXUAL predator who secretly filmed women, girls and boys undressing in public changing rooms, using disabled toilets or lying naked on sunbeds has been jailed for 40 months.

Preston Crown Court heard William David Smith covertly filmed women and children undressing at Darwen

2020-01-17 18:56
Former Heartbeat star Derek Fowlds dies, aged 82

FORMER Heartbeat star Derek Fowlds has died at the age of 82.

The actor was best known for playing Private Secretary Bernard Woolley in the sitcom and its sequel Yes, Prime Minister, as well as for his role as Oscar Blaketon in the long-running police drama Heartbeat.

2020-01-17 17:53
John Coleman wants to avoid 'a crisis' at Stanley

Stanley players and coaching staff spent more than three hours this week going over last weekend’s miserable first half against Ipswich Town.

The Reds were beaten 4-1 at Portman Road, but trailed 3-0 at the break, with boss John Coleman branding his side’s performance as

2020-01-17 16:50
Were you part of the Hayward Grammar School class of 1961?

IN 1946 the then borough’s chief education officer William Hayward was determined to give young people something he did not have as a child - educational opportunities.

And his vision led to the creation of Hayward Grammar School in Great Lever.

After educating

2020-01-17 14:44
Horwich Golf Course houses REFUSED again months after appeal

THE latest plans to build hundreds of homes on a golf course have been thrown out – but planners fear the decision will not hold water with a government inspector.

The planning committee refused permission to build 276 houses at Horwich Golf Course because of the impact it

2020-01-17 11:35
Jail for man carrying a machete

A MAN who was carrying a machete in a rucksack has been jailed for seven months.

Bolton Crown Court heard how Wesley Bentley had been involved in discussions with Leejay Withington over damage to Mr Withington's vehicle on June 11 last year.

Adam Watkins, prosecuting, said

2020-01-17 09:29
Neglectful Darwen mum left child, 2, in agony and lied about it

A NEGLECTFUL mother whose two-year-old daughter sustained a serious burn to her foot while at her casual boyfriend’s house concocted a series of lies instead of getting her screaming child immediate medical help.

Preston Crown Court heard how the woman, who is from Darwen but

2020-01-17 07:23
Max and Paddy's original Phoenix Nights van up for grabs on eBay - here's how you can get it

THE original van used by Max and Paddy in Phoenix Nights is up for sale on eBay.

The Ford Transit camper van was last seen being driven away by the pair in the final episode of the iconic comedy, as a larger van was later used in the spin off show, Max and Paddy’s Road to

2020-01-16 17:44
Asda is to close its in-store meat and fish counters

ASDA said it will close its in-store meat and fish counters and replace them with something completely different.

The spaces left by these closing sections will be used for 'ready-to-eat' counters - and Asda has revealed it plans to sell 'food for now', including sushi, hot

2020-01-16 12:29
Motorists warned to avoid road after Darwen fire

A ROAD has been closed as emergency services deal with a fire in Darwen.

Blackburn with Darwen Police posted about the incident on Hollins Grove Street this morning.

A road closure is currently in place on Hollins Grove Street in Darwen following a fire at a commercial

2020-01-16 11:26
Children love their time at St Margaret's CE Primary School ­—Ofsted

A SCHOOL has received the seal of approval from those who matter the most ­— the children!

School inspectors found that pupils “love their time at “ St Margaret’s CE Primary School when they visited recently. Ofsted found that the Prestwich school

2020-01-16 07:14
Radcliffe Mum devastated after burglars steal her late son's hair

A PENSIONER has been left devastated after thieves ransacked her house while she was away – taking an irreplaceable memento of her late son.

Denise Egerton, 73, returned home last Friday, January 10, to find a window to her conservatory had been smashed.

Thieves had

2020-01-16 07:14
Daily News
The Queen has decided the future of Harry and Meghan. Here's her statement:
Buckingham Palace said under the new arrangement agreed with Harry and Meghan they are "required to step back from royal duties" and will no longer receive public funds for royal duties, adding: "This new model will take effect in the Spring of 2020."
today 23:47
Trump sends Senate angry response to impeachment summons

President Donald Trump’s legal team has sent the Senate a fiery response to its impeachment summons, outlining the defences it expects to use in the upcoming trial.

President Trump’s answer to the Senate’s formal impeachment summons calls the two articles of impeachment

today 23:23
Harry and Meghan to fund their lives as ‘Mr and Mrs Ordinary’

As the Duke and Duchess of Sussex step back from royal duties, they are free to choose how they fund their lives as “Mr and Mrs Ordinary,” an expert has said.

In a statement issued after royal family crisis talks concluded, Harry and Meghan announced they will stop carrying

today 23:23
Labour putting John Bercow forward for a peerage, report says

Labour is nominating former Commons speaker John Bercow for a peerage, according to reports.

Sources in the opposition party did not deny the claim to the PA news agency, and declined to comment on the situation.

Such a move would be remarkable given that Mr Bercow was a Tory MP,

today 23:23
Harry ends military posts as part of ‘Megxit’

The Duke of Sussex fought in Afghanistan on the frontline, but is now severing his official ties to the military as he quits royal life completely.

Harry spent 10 years in the forces, and once said how his experience in the Army would stay with him for the rest of his

today 23:23
Police hunting man who stabbed boy in front of his mother

A 10-year-old boy has been stabbed in front of his mother in a street in Leicester.

Police said the youngster, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, was in Belper Street on Saturday at about 5.20pm when a chubby Asian man stabbed him and fled.

A member of the public called the

today 23:23
Brendan Rodgers hails Burnley boss Sean Dyche as ‘first-class’ coach

Sean Dyche has received glowing encouragement from Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers in the face of mounting pressure on the Burnley manager.

Dyche’s Clarets take on Rodgers’ side at Turf Moor on Sunday on the back of a four-match losing run in the Premier League – in which

today 23:23
Latest news from Preston
today 23:47 Preston North End man 'will join' local rivals, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest given unexpected striker news, Derby County face 'possible relegeation': Rumours
today 23:47 The Queen has decided the future of Harry and Meghan. Here's her statement:
today 23:23 Trump sends Senate angry response to impeachment summons
today 23:23 Harry and Meghan to fund their lives as ‘Mr and Mrs Ordinary’
today 23:23 Labour putting John Bercow forward for a peerage, report says
today 23:23 Harry ends military posts as part of ‘Megxit’
today 23:23 Police hunting man who stabbed boy in front of his mother
today 23:23 Brendan Rodgers hails Burnley boss Sean Dyche as ‘first-class’ coach
today 23:23 New Masters winner guaranteed as Stuart Bingham and Ali Carter reach final
today 22:20 Harry and Meghan to change titles and no longer use HRH style like Diana
today 22:20 Harry and Meghan to change titles and no longer use HRH style like Diana
today 22:20 Charities believe they will still be boosted by backing from Harry and Meghan
today 22:20 Newcastle boss Steve Bruce celebrates ‘smash and grab’ win against Chelsea
today 22:20 Dream Dortmund debut for hat-trick hero Haaland
today 22:20 Tributes paid to popular landlady
yesterday 21:17 Harry and Meghan split will avoid catastrophe, royal expert says
yesterday 21:17 Duke and Duchess of Sussex choose personal freedom and walk away from monarchy
yesterday 21:17 Social media reacts to Harry and Meghan split from royal family
yesterday 21:17 Harry and Meghan in numbers
yesterday 21:17 Saracens to be relegated from Premiership over salary cap breaches
yesterday 20:14 Harry and Meghan to repay taxpayer costs of Frogmore Cottage renovation
yesterday 20:14 Ex-SDP leader Lord Maclennan of Rogart dies
yesterday 20:14 Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters in Beirut
yesterday 20:14 Q&A: What is the latest in the Harry and Meghan crisis?
yesterday 20:14 Millwall condemn alleged homophobic chanting and launch investigation
yesterday 20:14 Erling Haaland hits hat-trick on Borussia Dortmund debut
yesterday 20:14 Saracens to be relegated at end of the season
yesterday 20:14 Hayden header nicks Newcastle win over Chelsea
yesterday 20:14 Sevilla director Monchi ‘angry and outraged’ by VAR call after Real Madrid loss
yesterday 19:35 Shared space is branded 'a real mess' by councillors in Preston
yesterday 19:35 Preston North End boss Alex Neil salutes Josh Harrop's quality as Lilywhites pick-up vital win against Charlton Athletic
yesterday 19:11 Protesters try to prevent HS2 tree felling
yesterday 19:11 Harry and Meghan to change titles and no longer use HRH style
yesterday 19:11 Harry and Meghan to step back from royal duties and stop getting public funds
yesterday 19:11 Driveway theft prompts frost warning for motorists as temperatures drop
yesterday 19:11 Harry and Meghan: Key dates in the Megxit crisis
yesterday 19:11 Harry and Meghan to repay taxpayer costs of Frogmore Cottage renovation
yesterday 19:11 Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl wants pitchside monitors to review goals
yesterday 19:11 Farke has no complaints after Godfrey’s trial by video
yesterday 19:11 Disappointed Arteta felt Arsenal deserved more
yesterday 19:11 We did everything we could to win – City boss Guardiola
yesterday 19:11 Dean Smith delighted with Jack Grealish and Villa debutant Pepe Reina after draw
yesterday 19:11 Rovers close to making first January transfer signing
yesterday 19:11 Stanley boss Coleman's reaction to Southend loss
yesterday 18:32 Chorley and Leyland causes to share multi-million pound funding boost
yesterday 18:32 Duo used stolen credit cards at shops in Chorley
yesterday 18:32 Plans for a new Tesco supermarket in Penwortham take a step closer
yesterday 18:32 Preston church had special meaning for Natalie Watts and Tom Lowe's wedding
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yesterday 18:32 Here is how to safely use the sponge diet as a January detox
Latest news from Great Britain
today 23:20 Hunt for man who stabbed boy, 10, who was in street with his mother
today 23:20 Queen 'particularly proud' of Meghan as she singles out duchess for praise amid Sussexes' exit The monarch says Prince Harry, Meghan and their young son Archie "will always be much loved members of my family".
today 23:20 Drink driver jailed for killing mum and seriously injuring her two children
today 23:20 Armed police called after reports of gunman on Tesco roof
today 23:20 The Masked Singer: ITV fans stunned as Monster ‘reveals’ his own identity
today 23:20 Tesco discount, offers & deals: Supermarket slashes prices of Britons' favourite brands
today 23:20 Bowel cancer symptoms: The colour of your stools could signal the deadly disease
today 22:41 PM Johnson to impose new restrictions on low-skilled migrants post-Brexit - Telegraph
today 22:17 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle net worth: How much do they have in the bank?
today 22:17 Leeds to Manchester train line could beat HS2 - major infrastructure boost
today 22:17 Prince Harry wealth: How much is Prince Harry worth?
today 22:17 ‘This is ABDICATION!’ Royal experts CONDEMN Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Megxit deal
yesterday 21:38 Harry and Meghan to drop titles and retire as working royals
yesterday 21:14 Heartbroken family pay tribute to ‘loving dad’ killed ‘confronting drunk yobs’
yesterday 21:14 James Bond: Race for 007 sees NEW entry as Harry Potter star Tom Felton speaks out on role
yesterday 20:35 Royal Highnesses no more: Harry and Meghan retire as working members of royal family
yesterday 20:29 National Lottery results LIVE: Winning Lottery numbers for Saturday January 18
yesterday 20:29 Grant McCann provides Jarrod Bowen latest as Newcastle United and Leeds United circle winger
yesterday 20:29 Grant McCann provides Jarrod Bowen latest as Newcastle United and Leeds United circle winger
yesterday 20:29 Harry and Meghan to lose HRH titles and repay millions - Queen's bombshell statement
yesterday 20:29 Harry and Meghan to lose HRH titles and repay millions - Queen's bombshell statement
yesterday 20:11 Saracens: Premiership champions to be relegated at the end of this season The club, bottom of the table with minus seven points, will continue to compete in the top flight until the end of the season.
yesterday 20:11 Harry and Meghan to drop HRH titles and repay Frogmore funds in royal exit deal
yesterday 20:11 Mum banned from every Asda in the UK after self-checkout clash
yesterday 20:11 Asteroid shock: Space rock twice size of Big Ben to skim Earth TODAY
yesterday 20:11 Elvis Presley: TRAGIC thing the King told ex Linda Thompson 'I'll only say this once'
yesterday 20:11 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘wanted to force Queen’s hand’ with bombshell statement
yesterday 20:11 WW3 warning: Violent flash-points predicted in 75 nations across the world in 2020
yesterday 20:11 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry latest: Read full statement on Megxit deal here
yesterday 20:11 Prince Harry HRH title: Is Harry still a Prince?
yesterday 20:11 ‘Queen FINALLY acknowledged how WONDERFUL she is!’ Meghan Markle fans hail Megxit deal
yesterday 20:11 World War 3: US fury as Iran’s full nuclear weapons plot EXPOSED
yesterday 19:32 Queen's statement on Harry and Meghan's future
yesterday 19:32 Harry and Meghan will no longer be working members of royal family - palace
yesterday 19:26 National Lottery results LIVE: Winning Lottery numbers for Saturday January 18
yesterday 19:26 Grant McCann rues 'unacceptable' mistake as Hull City stumble to Derby County defeat
yesterday 19:26 Grant McCann rues 'unacceptable' mistake as Hull City stumble to Derby County defeat
yesterday 19:26 A thousand stand in chilly sorrow to remember rugby legend Jamie 'Edo' Edwards
yesterday 19:26 A thousand stand in chilly sorrow to remember rugby legend Jamie 'Edo' Edwards
yesterday 19:08 Freeview facing weekend blackout as weather system affects signal High air pressure can affect TV waves and interfere with transmitter signals, potentially affecting 40 million viewers.
yesterday 19:08 Harry and Meghan to lose royal funds and drop HRH titles from spring The couple announce they will also repay £2.4m of taxpayer's money spent on renovating their Berkshire home.
yesterday 19:08 Harry and Meghan to stop using HRH titles and repay cash for Frogmore Cottage makeover
yesterday 19:08 Tom Jones wife: Linda’s EXPLOSION after singer’s affairs - ‘She punched and shouted’
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yesterday 19:08 McGregor vs Cowboy: Conor McGregor dealt fresh Khabib fight blow ahead of UFC return
yesterday 19:08 Donald Trump mystery: Woman in White House footage sparks frenzy – 'Who is she?'
yesterday 19:08 MEGXIT deal REACHED: Queen strikes agreement with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
yesterday 18:23 Hull City ratings: Ryan Tafazolli impresses during sub-par Tigers' performance against Derby County
yesterday 18:23 Hull City ratings: Ryan Tafazolli impresses during sub-par Tigers' performance against Derby County
yesterday 18:23 Gulliver's Valley: The latest on the £37m theme park opening in Yorkshire
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