Wed, 23rd Apr 2014

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Last updated 17.51

Manchester Metrolink Greater Manchester
Tram station closed due to station maintenance work

Flapper Fold Lane Atherton
Earlier building fire, road re-opened, traffic returned to normal.note change of details

M62 Cheshire
Reports of tyre debris on road. Matrix sign set to 30 mph

Northern Rail Northern Rail
Delays possible due to emergency services dealing with a prior incident

First Transpennine Express First Transpennine Express
Delays possible due to emergency services dealing with a prior incident

News

Friends and family pay respects at funeral of tragic hanged teenager Aleysha Rothwell

3:28pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Bolton News: Friends and family gather at Aleysha Rothwell's funeral at Bolton Parish Church.

“SHE had a smile that could light the darkest room and was utterly unique”.

Trusted Prestons employee 'stole £30,000 from jeweller'

9:06am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Bolton News: Prestons of Bolton

A THIEF staged his own gold rush at a Bolton jewellers by stealing almost £30,000 from his employers, a court heard.

Homeless man missing for a month after walking out of Royal Bolton Hospital

5:14pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Bolton News: Missing man: Timothy Lord

A MAN who is feared to be homeless has been missing for nearly a month after walking out of the Royal Bolton Hospital.

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Sport

Bolton Wanderers 'used agent accused of taking bungs’

11:19am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Bolton News: Gary Megson 10.JPG

WANDERERS used an agent featured on Panorama who was charged in connection with “bungs” to help in the search for a new manager, a court heard.

Bolton Wanderers reached £1.8 million settlement after wrongly reclaiming VAT

11:13am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Bolton News: Phil Gartside, centre, entering court with Frank McParland, right.

BOLTON Wanderers reached a settlement of £1.8 million after an HMRC investigation into wrongly reclaimed VAT on agents’ fees, it has emerged in court.

Bolton Wanderers striker Jermaine Beckford backs move to keep loan star Lukas Jutkiewicz

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Bolton News: BREAKTHROUGH Lukas Jutkiewicz peels away in celebration after opening the scoring for Wanderers

JERMAINE Beckford believes Wanderers could have been a lot closer to the play-off picture had they been able to call on Lukas Jutkiewicz’s services longer.

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Business

Entrepreneur gives up day job as chocolate shop in Westhoughton takes off

1:41pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Bolton News: Choc-la-te owner Tracy Atherley, left, with Bolton West MP Julie Hilling with friends and family at the official opening of the shop

RAVE reviews from connoisseurs of fine chocolate are giving Tracy Atherley the sweet taste of success.

Former hotel owner claims she was pressured into £340 million debt agreement

1:21pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The Bolton News: Jan Hampton

THE former owner of a top Bolton hotel told a hearing she was pressurised into signing an agreement meaning she was liable for the firm’s £340 million debt.

E-cigarette firm sells for £30 million

4:55pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The Bolton News: An e-cigarette

AN American company has bought out a Radcliffe e-cigarette manufacturer in a deal worth almost £30 million.

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