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More than half new primary pupils struggle to speak English

12:00am Monday 21st April 2014

The Bolton News: Coffee time

MORE than half the children admitted into primary schools in Bolton in the last 12 months struggled to speak English, figures show.

UPDATE: Road re-opened after teenage girl airlifted to hospital following crash

11:30am Sunday 20th April 2014

The Bolton News: Girl seriously hurt in crash

A TEENAGE girl has been airlifted to hospital after being seriously hurt in a crash.

Disabled and elderly bus passengers to be hit by cuts

8:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

The Bolton News: Coffee time

DISABLED and elderly bus passengers in Bolton are expected to be hit by changes to the ‘Ring and Ride’ accessible transport service.

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Sport

CRAIG NELSON COLUMN - The battle for the Bolton Cricket League is intriguing

10:10am Saturday 19th April 2014

The Bolton News: Oliver Newby was lined up to play for Westhoughton but the Bolton League has blocked the signing

ANTICIPATION is building ahead of the start of this season’s Bolton Cricket League, which kicks off tomorrow.

BOLTON LEAGUE: Top cricket clubs getting ready for the new season

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

The Bolton News: The Westhoughton team who played on Good Friday

IT has been all change during the close season at Bolton League’s two title holders – Little Lever and Farnworth – who meet in tomorrow’s opening round of fixtures.

MATCH VERDICT: Wanderers must chin and bear it after Mills' hairy moment

8:10am Saturday 19th April 2014

The Bolton News: Charlton goalkeeper gets a close look at his rival in the big beard stakes, Matt Mills

WANDERERS huffed, and they puffed but as so often has been the case this season, they couldn’t blow the house down.

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Business

Hospital takes on Bolton company's world first disposable bedpan

7:45pm Friday 18th April 2014

The Bolton News: Julie Dziobon, left, with Vernacare’s Nataley Reavey

BOSSES at the Royal Bolton Hospital have given leading local medical products firm Vernacare a ringing endorsement for its new fully disposable bedpan.

Retro classic rock-themed barber shop opens in Kearsley

7:43pm Friday 18th April 2014

The Bolton News: Eddie Crowe and Annabel Pindar at The Neighbourhood Barber

CUSTOMERS are set to be at the sharp end in Eddie Crowe’s newly launched retro rock themed barbers’ shop in Kearsley.

Wedding cake to feed 5,000 given to charity

7:32pm Friday 18th April 2014

The Bolton News: The spectacular wedding cake

A NEWLY-married couple have shared their enormous wedding cake with their “Bolton family”.

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