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Apr 19, 2016, 12:41 PM
A Freedom of Information Request by the Bolton Liberal Democrats looking into "the amount of money paid or to be paid by Bolton Council in legal fees and other resources expanded in attempts to ensure the identity of a councillor who failed to pay their Council Tax on time remained anonymous." has revealed costs totalling nearly £8,000, more than double the £3660 that Council Leader Cliff Morris outlined was paid in legal fees.
Apr 1, 2016, 10:07 AM
A Bolton Liberal Democrat motion calling for councillors to attend all future council meetings in medieval attire is set to be debated at the next council meeting on Wednesday 13th April.
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Mar 19, 2016, 12:45 PM
Every weekend thousands, of people from Bolton and Salford take the trip into Manchester to enjoy the nightlife. Be it to visit the many bars and restaurants, go to gigs, or simply to visit friends. Many of these rely on the 36 or number 8 Night bus to get them home safely - and cheaply.
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Feb 17, 2016, 10:34 AM
Bolton Liberal Democrats have called on Bolton Council to take action in order to protect over 8,500 Bolton Council employee pensions after it was revealed that £1.3 billion of public funds has been invested in fossil fuel investments through the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF).
Feb 15, 2016, 2:11 PM
Details of the Bolton Liberal Democrat Motion calling for GMPF Fossil Fuel divestment. February 2016

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Sir Arthur Henry Rostron, KBE, RD, RNR (14 May 1869 – 4 November 1940) was a captain for the Cunard Line. He was best remembered as the captain of the ocean liner RMS Carpathia, when it rescued hundreds of survivors of the RMS Titanic which sank in 1912, after striking an iceberg on the middle of th...

Monday morning trivia.... Did you know that Captain Arthur Henry Rostron, best know for being captain of RMS Carpathia - who rescued hundreds of survivors off the Titanic - was born in Astley Bridge. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Rostron

❌ Ashworth Lane / Hill Cot Road Area !!!!! ❌ We have had our garage broken into along with 2 of our neighbours. Up to now not sure what's been taken apart from my sons little red electric bike, this is useless to anyone without the charger! If anyone is offered this please let me know!!!! Thankyou

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Litter picking Bk Viola Street car park this morning

Our Sunny litter pick results are in Thank you so much to our volunteers and to McDonald's at Blackburn Rd for two willing volunteers and lots of free drinks We collected 70 bags bringing our total this year to 933 full green bags Well done to all the volunteers that have given so much back to our community

Macdonalds watersmeeting litterpick

We meet at Macdonalds carpark at 9 am



❌ Ashworth Lane / Hill Cot Road Area !!!!! ❌ We have had our garage broken into along with 2 of our neighbours. Up to now not sure what's been taken apart from my sons little red electric bike, this is useless to anyone without the charger! If anyone is offered this please let me know!!!! Thankyou

A MOTORCYCLIST has been knocked off his bike after a collision with a car.

A MOTORCYCLIST has been knocked off his bike after a collision with a car.

Macdonalds watersmeeting litterpick

We meet at Macdonalds carpark at 9 am

ASONS Solicitors has promised a "fresh start" after announcing a change in ownership.

Wave goodbye to the £300,000 we gave to Asons! They've been sold! "This has been a disgrace from start-to-finish by Cliff Morris and the Labour-run Bolton Council! We will hold you accountable and we will ensure voters do not forget this! You've sold Bolton out!" - Warren Fox

Several concerned residents have been in contact over the last few months over the alarming amount of litter and fly tipping in our area. Despite these incidents being raised and dealt raised with …

Typical corrupt Bolton Clowncil. The first comment states that they asked for this information in a FOI request and was told they don't collect that information about shop vacancies. Yet today Stephen 'little boy blue' Young has released the information that they don't collect. It would be nice to go one week without corruption at Bolton Labour Clowncil. http://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/15179008.Tackling___39_grot_spots__39__on_the_agenda__as_town_hall_hits_back_at_empty_shop_claims/

We've had repeated experiences of asking for information, to be told they don't collect it, and later on find out they do have the info!!



Billy aged 10 wants to collect Easter Eggs to give to our homeless friends. Can you help him? You can drop them off at Baker's or we can collect, message us if you'd like more information - Warren Fox, Angela Higham https://www.facebook.com/bakerstearoom/?fref=ts

Traffic incident in Bromley Cross following a child being hit by a car. We hope everyone involved is okay. Expect delays.

To announce an event or gig, call 01772 838196 or email whatson@lep.co.uk

So Earth Hour is this Saturday, help the planet and turn off the lights. Then, get hands on. Cop a feel. Get to know what's normal for your nuts. Who just sits there in the dark, anyway? Know Thy Nuts. We're on the verge of Testicular Cancer Awareness Month in April. Find out more: http://mvmbr.co/2mSLzOG

Make sure you cop a feel when the lights go out this Saturday. April is Testicular Cancer Month. #LetsEndCancer

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RESIDENTS angry over a lack of action on fly-tipping in public areas have been urged to take Bolton Council to court.

RESIDENTS angry over a lack of action on fly-tipping in public areas have been urged to take Bolton Council to court.



Success! After Lib Dem campaigner Warren Fox threatened to take Bolton Council to Court by issuing a litter abatement order, they sent a team to clear it today (or as much as possible) and he has a meeting set up on Friday. (Holland St, Holly St & Crocus St).