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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.

A Decade Ends

by James Pilkington

As we near the end of the year and indeed, the end of a decade, as Bolton FM presenters are putting together their end of year shows, the Official Charts Company have been busy releasing, well, charts.

Christmas Music

by James Pilkington

Bolton FM are now playing two Christmas songs each hour between 7am and 6pm; and three classic Christmas songs are jingling their way back into the charts.

Events This Christmas

by James Pilkington

There are so many events leading up to Christmas it's difficult to know where to begin.

A winter wonderland is on its way!

by James Pilkington

It must be; Tuesday was hat, gloves and two pairs of socks weather. Bolton Winter Festival returns to Victoria Square in early December.

Lights On!

by James Pilkington

Earlier this week we were joined by over forty pupils from a local school who we introduced to "The World of Radio" showing them how English and Mathematics could be used in producing a radioshow. Our schools project is one of many of the many ways Bolton FM gets involved in the wider community.

Join Bolton FM for a mulled wine and mince pie at Bolton Hospice' annual Christmas fair this…

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