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Rail electrification: Network Rail pledges to residents affected by work

RAIL bosses have made a string of pledges to residents after months of disruption in Bolton.

Family pays tribute to Farnworth pub landlord who died after customer attack

FAMILY members have paid tribute to a pub landlord who died of a heart attack when he was assaulted by one of his customers.

Row after claims of ‘litter mess’

A ROW has broken out over claims that parts of the Tonge with The Haulgh area are strewn with litter and are being neglected by the council.

PICTURES/VIDEO: Police car damaged in Blackburn Road crash

A police car collided with another vehicle in a crash in Astley Bridge.

Horse and rider injured after being "attacked" by dog off lead

A HORSE and its rider were injured after a dog "attacked" them during a canter in Radcliffe.

Man jailed after causing 'catastrophic' death of Farnworth pub landlord

A PUB regular who had been barred for "mooning" has been jailed for seven years for causing the "catastrophic" death of the landlord after the two got into a fight.

Family's joy as Little Hulton baby first to arrive at new birth centre

A FAMILY from Little Hulton have spoken of their joy at being the first to welcome their newborn baby at a state-of-the-art birth centre.

Blackrod community declares war on litter

LITTER pickers have been out in force across Blackrod in a bid to tidy up the village after complaints from residents.

Increasing concern for 15-year-old girl prompts police appeal

AN APPEAL has been released to help find a missing 15-year-old girl.

Pub landlord's invention to help sick dad is a hit with investors

A PUB landlord who turned entrepreneur in a bid to help his sick father has investors clamouring to invest in his clean air product.

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