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Doctor who raped 11-year-old girl fails to clear his name

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Doctor Stephen Hamilton, who has been jailed for 18 years after being found guilty of raping an 11-year-old girl

4:58pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AN Altincham doctor who raped and sexually assaulted a vulnerable 11-year-old girl has failed to clear his name.

Khan family fly flag to show support for Palestine in Israel conflict

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:39pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Amir Khan’s family is flying the Palestine flag.

Gun shop boss facing jail for owning illegal modified revolver

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A GUN shop owner has been warned he could be jailed for possessing an illegal firearm.

One year since crash that left community in shock

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:48am Monday 21st July 2014

ONE YEAR ago today a community was rocked by a horror crash that left a young boy fighting for his life and 10 other people hurt.

Thieves steal children's scarecrow from playgroup

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:08pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THERE were glum faces all round when devastated tots discovered their metal scarecrow had been stolen from their playground.

Warning after masked carjackers prey on two women as they park in Horwich

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A GANG of masked carjackers is being hunted by police after they attacked two lone women in separate attacks in Horwich.

Caught on CCTV: Smirking yobs who smashed up Bolton buses in £60,000 rampage

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:38pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THESE smirking vandals are suspected of being responsible for causing £60,000 of damage at a Bolton bus depot.

'Hand in your guns', say police

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:59am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A GUN amnesty is being held to prevent firearms and ammunition getting into the wrong hands.

Bolton's 3 most wanted - July 16, 2014

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

EACH week police appeal to readers for their help finding wanted suspects.

Farnworth delivery driver stole TV

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Hundreds of city staff to get Royal Mail shares

10:56am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A DRIVER stole a TV that he was supposed to be delivering to a customer.

UPDATED: Farnworth fatal stabbing 'could have been self-inflicted'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:32am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A GRANDMOTHER arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed as police investigate whether her husband died from self-inflicted injuries.

UPDATE: Man stabbed in genitals in 'sickening' pub attack

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:41pm Monday 14th July 2014

A KNIFEMAN stabbed a 63-year-old man in the penis and testicles in a "sickening" pub attack.

Yobs smash up buses in £60,000 rampage through Bolton

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

TEENAGE yobs went on a rampage causing £60,000 of damage by jumping on the rooftops of buses and smashing windows “like it was a party”.

Family heirlooms stolen in Heaton burglary

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:04pm Monday 14th July 2014

A WATCH bought as a wedding present and Indian jewellery heirlooms were stolen after a burglar ransacked the bedroom of house in Heaton.

Amir Khan's wife Faryal rates Bolton '1 out of 10' in Twitter Q&A session

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:40pm Monday 14th July 2014

IT would appear boxing star Amir Khan’s wife is not enjoying life in Bolton.

VIDEO UPDATE: Armed robbers steal £5,000 in terrifying shotgun raid on Mecca Bingo hall

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:15pm Monday 14th July 2014

FOUR masked men armed with a shotgun stole £5,000 in a terrifying armed robbery at a busy Bolton bingo hall.

Burglars steal sewing machine from great-grandmother who makes blankets for rescue dogs

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

7:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A GREAT grandmother — who makes dog blankets for the animals she helps rescue — has had her prized sewing machine stolen by burglars.

Warning after car crime spree

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: WALTHAM FOREST: Warning as car thefts rocket

2:53pm Friday 11th July 2014

THIEVES went on a crime spree across the the north of Bolton, stealing from five cars.

Grandad 'used as a punchbag' after asking wedding guests to keep noise down

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

7:16am Friday 11th July 2014

A GRANDFATHER was “used as a punch bag” by two wedding guests adfter they were asked to keep the noise down at a reception.

Farnworth Syria activist arrested in sex assault and child porn probe

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:41pm Thursday 10th July 2014

AN activist who led several aid convoys from Bolton to Syria has been arrested on suspicion of having child porn and sexually assaulting a teenager.

Nearly half a million pounds of drugs seized in cannabis farm raid

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:29pm Thursday 10th July 2014

CANNABIS with a street value of nearly half a million pounds has been seized in a police raid on a house in Worsley.

Burglars raid takeaway just weeks after it opens

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

BURGLARS raided a young entrepreneur’s first business — just weeks after it opened its doors.

Chief constable appears in court over police shooting of Anthony Grainger

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:09am Thursday 10th July 2014

THE chief constable of Greater Manchester Police has denied health and safety breaches after a Bolton father was shot dead by a firearms officer.

Masked robber threatens mum and baby with gun after breaking into Breightmet home

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Worker threatened with gun in armed raid at bookies' shop

5:24pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

AN armed robber frogmarched a mum - with her baby in her arms - through their home at gunpoint.

Wedding guests battered pregnant woman and elderly couple after being told to 'keep the noise down'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:24pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THREE guests launched a "repeated and sustained assault" on a pregant woman and an elderly couple after they were asked to keep the noise down at a wedding reception.

Pensioner accused of slashing neighbour's throat cleared of contacting witness

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: William Dutton going into Bolton Crown Court today

12:31pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A PENSIONER accused of slashing a neighbour’s throat has been cleared of trying to contact a prosecution witness.

Crackdown on dog fouling, litter and fly-tipping

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:54am Wednesday 9th July 2014

DOG fouling, litter and fly tipping are residents’ top gripes — accounting for a large proportion of complaints to Bolton Council each year.

Bolton's 3 most wanted - July 9, 2014

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:32am Wednesday 9th July 2014

EACH week police team up with The Bolton News to search for wanted suspects.

Shop caught selling fireworks to child in council sting

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Fantastic Fireworks at Aberdour School

6:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A SHOP worker was caught selling fireworks to a child in a Bolton Council sting.

Bolton Wanderers star arrested after alleged attack on man who touched his wife's bottom

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: BAP IN THE PICTURE: Alex Baptiste is ready to come back into the Wanderers team

4:01pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

BOLTON Wanderers star Alex Baptiste has been arrested after allegedly attacking a man who touched his wife’s bottom.

Former gun shop worker 'created fake e-mail address'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:23pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A FORMER gun shop worker claims a man accused of firearms offences created a fictitious e-mail address to pretend he had contacted him after he left his employment.

Pedestrians robbed by gunmen as they walk along street

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Worker threatened with gun in armed raid at bookies' shop

1:20pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

TWO men have been left “traumatised” after they were threatened at gunpoint in Worsley.

Suspected hit and run victim was 'unrecognisable' after alleged attack

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:23pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE friend of a suspected hit and run victim said his pal looked “unrecognisable” after an alleged attack at McDonald’s car park in Daubhill.

Jailed: Drug driver who smashed into family's people carrier

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:46am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A CAR thief who drove at twice the speed limit and crashed head-on into a people carrier — injuring a gran, a mum and her two daughters — tested positive for cannabis and cocaine, a court heard.

Warning to anyone shopping on eBay after single mum is conned out of thousands of pounds

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:30am Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE plight of a single mother who was conned out of thousands of pounds has prompted an online auction site to issue urgent advice.

Masked robbers attack family in their bedroom

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Police - zxc

9:11am Tuesday 8th July 2014

MASKED raiders attacked a family in their bedrooms as they demanded cash in a terrifying armed robbery.

Delays on A666 after car crash

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Police car

8:42am Tuesday 8th July 2014

TRAFFIC is building on St Peter's Way after one lane was closed because of a crash involving four cars.

Benefit cheat defrauded taxpayers of nearly £30,000 by pretending partner was her landlord

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bolton Magistrates' Court

6:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A BENEFIT cheat has avoided an immediate prison sentence after she claimed nearly £30,000 in housing benefits when she pretended her partner was her landlord.

DJ fighting for life after pub attack

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:15pm Monday 7th July 2014

A DJ is fighting for his life after violent attack in a pub.

Amir Khan will face no further action over alleged street attack

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Amir Khan wants to build an orphanage in Pakistan

4:46pm Monday 7th July 2014

POLICE will be taking no further action against Amir Khan after he was arrested on suspicion of two assaults.”

Amir Khan arrested over alleged street attack

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:44pm Friday 4th July 2014

BOLTON boxing sensation Amir Khan has been arrested after allegedly attacking two teenagers in a street assault.

Musical instruments worth thousands stolen from merchant seaman

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:33pm Friday 4th July 2014

BURGLARS ransacked the home of a merchant seaman and stole thousands of pounds of musical instruments while he was working in the Middle East.

£60,000 of prawns stolen from fish processing firm

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: A prawn on a fork.

3:05pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THIEVES have stolen £60,000 of prawns from a fish processing firm.

UPDATE: Body found near reservoir identified

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:24am Thursday 3rd July 2014

POLICE have found the body of a man in a secluded area of shrub land just behind the golf course at Pennington Flash, Leigh.

Jailed: Fugitive drug dealer who idolised Dale Cregan

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Wanted man Lee Willis arrested

5:27pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A FUGITIVE drug dealer caught after being spotted by an off-duty officer on New Year’s Eve is behind bars.

Bolton's most wanted - July 2, 2014

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:11pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

EACH week police appeal for help from readers of The Bolton News to find wanted suspects.

Revealed: Bolton's car crime hotspots

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:03pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

POLICE are on a drive to clamp down on vehicle crime after more than 1,000 incidents were reported in the Bolton North area last year.

Hooded thief steals from cars in Egerton

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:53pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A HOODED thief — caught helping himself to property inside cars — is being hunted by police.

Dawn raids as police investigate £300 million drug conspiracy

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:30pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

EIGHT people have been arrested in a series of dawn raids by police investigating a £300 million drug conspiracy.

British Gas takes almost £5,000 from charity's account 'by accident'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:44am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

STREET Angels volunteers have been dealt another blow after a British Gas blunder meant the group was charged almost £5,000 for an electricity bill.

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