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Steve Dale says he has agreed deal for sale of Bury FC

Bury owner Steve Dale says he has agreed a deal to sell the club and preserve its future at the 11th hour.

The Shakers were facing expulsion from the Football League and likely liquidation at midnight if Dale had not made sufficient progress with a takeover that would see him hand

today 22:56
'Retreat room' available to staff at Royal Blackburn Hospital

UNDER-pressure hospital staff working in the stretched emergency department at a hospital now have access to a 'retreat room' to get away from the daily demands of the job.

The room will at Royal Blackburn Hospital will be a private space for staff to reflect and gather their

yesterday 19:47
"Credible" bid set to be made for Bury FC ahead of deadline

A credible bid for Bury FC will be made to under-fire owner Steve Dale tonight, according to MP James Frith.

The Shakers are edging ever closer to the midnight deadline that would see them thrown out of the Football League, likely leading to liquidation and ending 134 years of

yesterday 19:47
REVEALED: Bolton's Favourite Restaurant ­— as voted by you

HUNDREDS of votes were cast and now The Bolton News can reveal Bolton Favourite Restaurant.

The Cherry Tree at Blackrod is the first recipient of this first ever award run by The Bolton News in conjunction with Bolton Council.

The award was launched to celebrate this

yesterday 18:44
REVEALED: Bolton's Favourite Restaurant ­— as voted by you

HUNDREDS of votes were cast and now The Bolton News can reveal Bolton Favourite Restaurant.

The Cherry Tree at Blackrod is the first recipient of this first ever award run by The Bolton News in conjunction with Bolton Council.

The award was launched to celebrate this

yesterday 18:44
Westhoughton radio station gears up for Howfenbury fun

LIVE bands and broadcasting are the order of the day at the third Howfenbury festival today.

Howfen Radio, Westhoughton’s community radio station, has lined up a series of bands who will be playing live tomorrow in the car park at The White Lion Hotel in Market Street.

yesterday 17:41
EFL say "limited progress" made as Bury fight for survival

THE EFL say there has been “limited progress” when it comes to finding a solution to Bury’s financial crisis and preserving their Football League status.

Owner Steve Dale has until midnight tonight to either prove he either has the funds to settle with creditors

yesterday 17:41
New potential witness sought for Lindsay Birbeck investigation

IMAGES of a potential witness in the Lindsay Birbeck investigation have been released by police.

This comes as a previous witness, who mistakenly thought that they had seen the 47-year-old in Peel Park Avenue on the day she went missing, has been discarded.

More than a

yesterday 15:35
New potential witness sought for Lindsay Birbeck investigation

IMAGES of a potential witness in the Lindsay Birbeck investigation have been released by police.

This comes as a previous witness, who mistakenly thought that they had seen the 47-year-old in Peel Park Avenue on the day she went missing, has been discarded.

More than a

yesterday 15:35
Bolton's oldest firewoman celebrates 100th birthday

BOLTON'S oldest firewoman was visited by the fire service which she served during the Second World War to ring in her 100th birthday.

Edith Thorpe was born in 1919 and lived off Chorley Old Road as the eldest of seven children.

Mrs Thorpe left school at the tender age of

yesterday 12:26
Ex-Port Vale owner who saw Bury bid rejected thinks it is too late to save Shakers

Former Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite believes it is too late to save Bury because the crisis-hit club's owner Steve Dale wants at least £1million to walk away.

As revealed by The Bury Times earlier this week Smurthwaite saw an 11th-hour rescue bid knocked back.

yesterday 12:26
Bury owner Steve Dale makes desperate plea to raise £2.7m

BURY’S fight for survival has led to under-fire owner Steve Dale asking for fans to pledge money just hours before the Shakers could be thrown out of the Football League.

The Gigg Lane club have until 11.59pm to satisfy the EFL of their financial stability going forwards or

yesterday 11:23
Siblings enjoying success in junior skiing competitions

A BROTHER and sister who took up skiing last year are making a big impression in the junior snow sports scene.

Oliver and Phoebe Harris, from Tyldesley, started skiing at Chill Factore in Manchester in February 2018.

Oliver, nine, struck gold in the under 12s ski cross

yesterday 08:14
Town receive's first fire engine

ONE of Blackburn's horse-drawn steam fire engines outside the fire station in Clayton Street 1905.

A small fire brigade was in existence in the town in 1831 and appears to have possessed primitive manual engines for pumping water, according to a news report of some being used to

yesterday 06:08
Bolton town planners accept Grundy Fold homeowners' offer

AN OFFER to demolish two luxury houses, which had been built too big and in the wrong location, has been accepted by town hall planners.

They have recommended that councillors approve the compromise by the Grundy Fold Home Owners Association.

The move will cost the owners

yesterday 06:08
Bolton town planners accept Grundy Fold homeowners' offer

AN OFFER to demolish two luxury houses, which had been built too big and in the wrong location, has been accepted by town hall planners.

They have recommended that councillors approve the compromise by the Grundy Fold Home Owners Association.

The move will cost the owners

yesterday 05:05
Daily News
Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs on China

President Donald Trump says products coming from China that were to be hit with a 10% tariff on September 1 will now face a 15% levy.

President Trump also says goods and products currently being taxed at 25% will be taxed at 30% starting on October 1.

His comments come after China

today 22:56
The G7: All you need to know about Boris Johnson’s first summit as PM

Boris Johnson makes his international summit debut on Saturday at the G7 summit.

– What is the G7?

It is an informal club of rich nations that meets annually to discuss major issues. The members are: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United

today 22:56
Boris Johnson set for debut on global stage at G7 summit

Boris Johnson warned Brexit critics they are “gravely mistaken” about the UK losing its place on the world stage as he prepared for his first international summit and trade talks with Donald Trump.

The Prime Minister will meet the US President in the margins of the G7 summit in

today 22:56
Rising temperatures could set August bank holiday record

A bank holiday heatwave will see most of the country sizzling in sunshine with possible record temperatures, the Met Office has said.

On Friday, south-easterly winds drew warm air from Europe towards the UK, bringing rising temperatures along with dry and settled weather.

Chief

today 22:56
Leicester midfielder Adrien Silva completes switch to Monaco

Leicester’s Adrien Silva has completed a season-long loan move to Monaco.

The midfielder, 30, will team up with Leicester team-mate Islam Slimani who also joined the Ligue 1 club on a temporary deal earlier this week.

Silva, who has made 21 appearances for the Foxes, has failed

today 22:56
Mauricio Pochettino surprised Christian Eriksen’s future remains unresolved

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino accepts that no one expected Christian Eriksen’s future to still be unresolved going into the final week of the European transfer window.

Eriksen, who is out of contract at the end of the season and said at the start of the summer that he was

today 22:56
Solskjaer wants fans to stand by Pogba after penalty problems

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Manchester United fans to show their support for Paul Pogba in Saturday’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.

The Frenchman found himself at the centre of another controversy when he took a late penalty in the 1-1 draw with Wolves on Monday instead

today 22:56
Frank Lampard urges Chelsea squad to share the scoring burden

Frank Lampard has admitted Chelsea will have to share out Eden Hazard’s goals among the Stamford Bridge squad to thrive without the Belgium talisman.

Hazard struck a Blues career-high 21 goals last term, in his final season with the club before moving to Real Madrid in a deal that

today 22:56
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today 22:56 Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs on China
today 22:56 The G7: All you need to know about Boris Johnson’s first summit as PM
today 22:56 Boris Johnson set for debut on global stage at G7 summit
today 22:56 Rising temperatures could set August bank holiday record
today 22:56 Leicester midfielder Adrien Silva completes switch to Monaco
today 22:56 Mauricio Pochettino surprised Christian Eriksen’s future remains unresolved
today 22:56 Solskjaer wants fans to stand by Pogba after penalty problems
today 22:56 Frank Lampard urges Chelsea squad to share the scoring burden
today 22:56 Bruce defends his corner at Newcastle after tough start to the season
today 22:56 Moeen hits form as Blast champions Worcestershire thrash rivals Birmingham
today 22:56 Dale claims Bury have been sold with hours to spare
today 22:56 Steve Dale says he has agreed deal for sale of Bury FC
yesterday 21:53 Hot buttered toast for patients will improve their NHS experience, says PM
yesterday 21:53 Football hero joins young bike riders for anti-knife crime protest
yesterday 21:53 No excuses from England after poor show against Australia
yesterday 21:53 Day two of the third Ashes Test: England’s Ashes hopes on the brink
yesterday 20:50 Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected
yesterday 20:50 Justice Ruth Ginsburg completes treatment for tumour on pancreas
yesterday 20:50 Tosin Adarabioyo and Ben Brereton updates ahead of Cardiff
yesterday 20:50 Tosin Adarabioyo and Ben Brereton updates ahead of Cardiff
yesterday 20:50 Siblings enjoying success in junior skiing competitions
yesterday 19:47 Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants
yesterday 19:47 EFL says little progress made in bid to save Bury but MP says bid is coming
yesterday 19:47 Halep: What comes now is a bonus after Wimbledon win
yesterday 19:47 England embarrassed for 67 as Ashes hopes hang by a thread
yesterday 19:47 Casualty treated after three-vehicle crash on M65 near Burnley
yesterday 19:47 'Retreat room' available to staff at Royal Blackburn Hospital
yesterday 19:47 "Credible" bid set to be made for Bury FC ahead of deadline
yesterday 18:44 Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants
yesterday 18:44 Brazil’s leader suggests he will send army to tackle Amazon wildfires
yesterday 18:44 Fires in the Amazon rainforest: Why are they happening?
yesterday 18:44 Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected
yesterday 18:44 Perisic set for Bayern bow but Kovac ‘won’t take any risks’ with Coutinho
yesterday 18:44 Wolves boss Nuno dismisses burnout fears amid busy schedule
yesterday 18:44 Roger Federer feeling better than ever heading into US Open
yesterday 18:44 England’s Ashes hopes dwindling as dominant Australia turn screw in third Test
yesterday 18:44 Bolton Food Festival 2019: Full music guide as more than 70 bands take to the stage
yesterday 18:44 Casualty treated after three-vehicle crash on M65 near Burnley
yesterday 18:44 EFL say "limited progress" made as Bury fight for survival
yesterday 18:44 REVEALED: Bolton's Favourite Restaurant ­— as voted by you
yesterday 18:44 REVEALED: Bolton's Favourite Restaurant ­— as voted by you
yesterday 17:41 Extracted eggs could help northern white rhino escape extinction
yesterday 17:41 Foreign Office warns travellers’ phones could be checked at Hong Kong border
yesterday 17:41 Married police sergeant facing jail over child grooming charges
yesterday 17:41 Residents slam ‘lack of safety improvements’ after flat fire near Grenfell Tower
yesterday 17:41 Edinburgh TV Festival: What you may have missed
yesterday 17:41 BA pilots to strike in dispute over pay
yesterday 17:41 US conservative donor and businessman David Koch dies aged 79
yesterday 17:41 Schmidt hopes Kleyn can take his game to the next level
yesterday 17:41 Cook, Boycott and Vaughan criticise England’s approach after batting collapse
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