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Towels and Socks

by James Pilkington

'A towel is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have…' 

International Women's Day

by James Pilkington

International Women's Day takes place on Sunday 8th March. It is a day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

BRIT Awards

by James Pilkington

Lewis Capaldi was the big winner at the 2020 BRIT Awards, taking home two prizes at this year's ceremony.

Midnight Memories

by James Pilkington

Bolton Hospice is hosting its 14th annual Midnight Memories walk on June 20th and wants more people to sign up to make it the best ever, hoping to make every step count. 

The Bolton FM Breakfast Show is Good for You

by James Pilkington

Playing upbeat pop music to wake you up is the key to having a successful day at work or school, according to new research.

Indie Charts

by James Pilkington

Forty years ago this week the Independent Singles and Albums Charts was launched a weekly rundown of the UK's best-selling records by acts who weren't signed to major labels. 

Good News

by James Pilkington

The voice of the Bolton Family has just got louder. 

New Year New Volunteer

by James Pilkington

Volunteers are essential to Bolton FM - without their dedication and enthusiasm we would not be able to bring you the radio to you that we do.

Christmas Lunch

by James Pilkington

I'm working my way through the leftovers from Christmas Day lunch.


by James Pilkington

It's Christmas next week, and on Christmas Eve Santa his work cut out for him.

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