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Do They Know it’s Christmas? Photo
Do They Know it’s Christmas?
James Pilkington

It’s official we’re playing Christmas music on Bolton FM! But some of the festive season's biggest hits don't mention so much as a snowflake, let alone a big jolly bloke in a red suit and some serious beard issues.

Dec 6 | Comments 0

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It's a Wonderful Life Photo
It's a Wonderful Life
James Pilkington

It's December tomorrow, I have a confession. I've watched 'It's a Wonderful Life'. It's my favourite film.

Nov 30 | Comments 0

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Black Friday Photo
Black Friday
James Pilkington

There's excitement in the Bolton FM studios. There's talk of Black Friday deals Shoppers are expected to spend at least £10bn this week as we continue our infatuation with Black Friday, the US-inspired discount day.

Nov 22 | Comments 0

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Questions Photo
Questions
James Pilkington

I am at an age in life when I find myself advising younger people at Bolton FM, I'm answering questions daily from over a hundred volunteers.

Nov 15 | Comments 0

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Commitment Photo
Commitment
James Pilkington

"More often than not, this means early mornings and late nights, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year. My passion for Bolton means that I have always been happy to make that commitment."

Nov 9 | Comments 0

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Guy Fawkes Night Photo
Guy Fawkes Night
James Pilkington

This Sunday is Bonfire Night, and lots of you will be heading out to firework displays around Bolton, or hosting your own celebrations over the weekend.

Nov 1 | Comments 0

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Jugaad Photo
Jugaad
James Pilkington

I’ve two books in my desk drawer both written by Christopher Foyle, of Foyle’s bookshop fame, they’re called “Foyle’s Philavery” and “Foyle’s Further Philavery”. They’re collections of unusual and pleasing words.

Oct 24 | Comments 0

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Dress Down Friday Photo
Dress Down Friday
James Pilkington

Someone's just mentioned "dress down Fridays" in the office.

Oct 12 | Comments 0

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Wild Geese Photo
Wild Geese
James Pilkington

Have you ever wondered why geese fly in a 'V' formation?

Oct 5 | Comments 0

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