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'Ginnel rape in Bolton in early hours of Saturday' investigation

POLICE are investigating reports that an 18-year-old woman was raped in the early hours of Saturday in a ginnel in Bolton.

The attack is believed to have happened in an alleyway off Thorns Road in the Smithills area of the town between 3.15am and 4am.

Police have launched

yesterday 18:05
'Ginnel rape in Bolton in early hours of Saturday' investigation

POLICE are investigating reports that an 18-year-old woman was raped in the early hours of Saturday in a ginnel in Bolton.

The attack is believed to have happened in an alleyway off Thorns Road in the Smithills area of the town between 3.15am and 4am.

Police have launched

yesterday 18:05
Warning issued after bogus callers ask residents for money

A WARNING has been issued after police received reports about bogus callers.

Cops were called to a property in Captains Clough Road.

It is understood a male was knocking on doors yesterday asking for £300 for "unnecessary scaffolding".

Officers have urged

yesterday 11:47
Picture from the Bradshaw Cricket Club firework display 2019

Large crowds gathered at Bradshaw Cricket Club, in Rigby Lane, for its annual firework event on last night.

A bumper crowd was in attendance to enjoy the firework display and the rest of the festivities on offer.

There was plenty for everyone to enjoy including a

yesterday 11:47
Photos of school and junior football teams from Bolton 1992 to 1993

Did your school or junior football team ever appear in The Bolton News?

We have gathered together a massive photo gallery of school and junior football team pictures taken by The Bolton News between 1992 and 1993 from our archives.

We’re hoping that

yesterday 07:35
Woman smashed neighbour's windscreen after racist rant

A WOMAN put a stone through the windscreen of a neighbour's car after accusing her of having her son in the house.

Blackburn magistrates heard a police officer who attended heard Linda Jayne Leafe making racist comments towards her neighbour's Turkish partner.

Leafe, 49,

yesterday 06:32
Miracle mum who fought sepsis five times gets award for giving back to life-saving medics

A NEW mum's life was left hanging in the balance after she suffered sepsis five times after she gave birth. Now she has been awarded for giving back to those who saved her from death's door.

Holly Shafiq, 27, was diagnosed with meningitis after giving birth to her daughter and

yesterday 05:29
RSPCA Bolton looking for homes for eight-week-old kittens

THESE little bundles of fur and fun are looking for a home.

Bolton RSPCA says the group are all eight weeks old and ready to go to new families.

They would best be suited with older children as they can be a bit scratchy as most kittens of this age are.

If you

2019-10-12 15:44
LETTER: Join the People's March in London on October 19

Support 'The Peoples Vote March', on October 19th !

Let's all support a People's Vote on Brexit for all the reasons outlined here...and let's resolve the issue of Brexit for good with an informed confirmatory vote that comprehensively and clearly expresses the wishes of the people,

2019-10-12 14:41
LETTER: Join the People's March in London on October 19

Support 'The Peoples Vote March', on October 19th !

Let's all support a People's Vote on Brexit for all the reasons outlined here...and let's resolve the issue of Brexit for good with an informed confirmatory vote that comprehensively and clearly expresses the wishes of the people,

2019-10-12 14:41
Prison officer jailed for affair with Bolton war veteran's murderer

A HIGH security prisoner officer, who had sex with a man convicted of murdering a Bolton war veteran, has been jailed for 12 months.

Daniel Crompton, now 27, is serving a life sentence at HMP Frankland in County Durham for the brutal killing of 87-year-old Frank Worsley in 2014.

2019-10-12 13:38
Prison officer jailed for affair with Bolton war veteran's murderer

A HIGH security prisoner officer, who had sex with a man convicted of murdering a Bolton war veteran, has been jailed for 12 months.

Daniel Crompton, now 27, is serving a life sentence at HMP Frankland in County Durham for the brutal killing of 87-year-old Frank Worsley in 2014.

2019-10-12 13:38
Accrington bus pervert groped three terrified teenage girls

A PERVERT market trader terrified college students by sexually assaulting them on a bus.

Burnley Crown Court heard how pensioner Abdul Kazi targeted the girls, who were all under 18, on the main route from Accrington to Burnley.

Prosecuting, Lisa Worsley said two of the

2019-10-12 08:23
Accrington bus pervert groped three terrified teenage girls

A PERVERT market trader terrified college students by sexually assaulting them on a bus.

Burnley Crown Court heard how pensioner Abdul Kazi targeted the girls, who were all under 18, on the main route from Accrington to Burnley.

Prosecuting, Lisa Worsley said two of the

2019-10-12 07:20
Club attack in Darwen has left man with serious brain injury

AN attack outside an East Lancashire social club has left a man with life-changing injuries, a court heard.

When Andrew Tait, 30, set upon David Connelly, 61, outside the Bridge Sports and Social Club in Darwen he was left with a bleed on the brain, Preston Crown Court was told.

2019-10-11 17:41
Club attack in Darwen has left man with serious brain injury

AN attack outside an East Lancashire social club has left a man with life-changing injuries, a court heard.

When Andrew Tait, 30, set upon David Connelly, 61, outside the Bridge Sports and Social Club in Darwen he was left with a bleed on the brain, Preston Crown Court was told.

2019-10-11 17:41
Daily News
Man charged with attempted murder after east London stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Whitechapel, Scotland Yard said.

Mohammed Alinoor Uddin, 36, of Well Street, Tower Hamlets, has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting an emergency worker.

Police were called to Turner

today 01:26
Shoplifter was chased out of Blackburn Asda

A MAN who was subject to a conditional discharge and community order for shoplifting offences committed in September continued to offend.

Blackburn magistrates heard Anthony Robert Eden was chased out of Asda on October 3 and then caught red handed as he stole aftershave from

today 01:26
Traditions of the Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament

Traditions surrounding the State Opening of Parliament and the Queen’s Speech can be traced back to the 16th century.

Filled with pomp and ceremony, it marks the start of the parliamentary year, while the Queen’s Speech sets out the Government’s agenda and outlines its

today 00:23
Pc Andrew Harper described as a ‘hero’ ahead of his funeral

Police officer Andrew Harper who died while responding to reports of a burglary has been described as a “hero” ahead of his funeral.

The 28-year-old newlywed, from Thames Valley Police, was killed on August 15 near the village of Sulhamstead in Berkshire.

He died

today 00:23
Drop in N Ireland footfall figures blamed on ‘looming threat’ of no-deal Brexit

A 3.1% drop in consumer footfall figures has been blamed on the “looming threat” of a no-deal Brexit.

Northern Ireland shopping centres saw a footfall decline of 5.5% while the high street saw a dip of 2.3%.

The region was the worst performing in the UK,

today 00:23
Johnson under pressure from Brussels as Brexit deadline looms

Boris Johnson is coming under pressure to concede more ground to Brussels as hopes for an early breakthrough in the Brexit talks appeared to falter.

UK and EU officials will resume talks in the Belgian capital on Monday with the prospects of an agreement in time for Britain to leave with a

today 00:23
Extinction Rebellion to ‘swarm’ City of London

Eco-activists Extinction Rebellion have vowed to “swarm” the City of London and cause “maximum disruption” to financial institutions like the Bank of England.

The group said it would try and close roads and stop public transport early on Monday morning, citing the

today 00:23
Johnson unveils Queen’s Speech crackdown on foreign offenders

Boris Johnson is putting a crackdown on violent and foreign criminals at the centre of the first Queen’s Speech of his premiership in a bid to “restore confidence” in the justice system.

The package of 22 bills will include legislation to keep serious criminals in prison

today 00:23
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today 01:26 Man charged with attempted murder after east London stabbing
today 01:26 Shoplifter was chased out of Blackburn Asda
today 00:23 Traditions of the Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament
today 00:23 Pc Andrew Harper described as a ‘hero’ ahead of his funeral
today 00:23 Drop in N Ireland footfall figures blamed on ‘looming threat’ of no-deal Brexit
today 00:23 Johnson under pressure from Brussels as Brexit deadline looms
today 00:23 Extinction Rebellion to ‘swarm’ City of London
today 00:23 Johnson unveils Queen’s Speech crackdown on foreign offenders
today 00:23 Ryan Giggs hails Wales’ character for keeping Euro 2020 hopes alive
today 23:20 Johnson’s Brexit deal hopes in the balance as both sides say more work to do
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today 23:20 The traditions of the Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament
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today 22:17 Johnson’s Brexit deal hopes in the balance as both sides say more work to do
today 22:17 Johnson unveils Speech to ‘restore confidence’ in the justice system
today 22:17 Johnson unveils Speech to ‘restore confidence’ in the justice system
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today 22:17 Bale saves Wales as Croatia draw keeps Euro 2020 dream alive
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yesterday 19:08 Ronald Koeman criticism of Northern Ireland style irrelevant to Michael O’Neill
yesterday 18:41 Preston North End bolster their commercial department with new arrival
yesterday 18:05 Half-marathon cancelled over a false alarm
yesterday 18:05 Boris Johnson and Sinn Fein leader discuss Brexit in call
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yesterday 18:05 'Ginnel rape in Bolton in early hours of Saturday' investigation
yesterday 18:05 'Ginnel rape in Bolton in early hours of Saturday' investigation
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today 01:47 No more departures planned as Hull KR continue recruitment drive
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