Bolton News

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Bolton Office

Covering Bolton and surrounding areas

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134 Chorley New Rd,

Telephone: 01204 275405

Manager: Kim Openshaw


Office hours:

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Out of hours tel: 01942 522 499

Bolton Town Centre

A £1 billion masterplan to regenerate and bring back Bolton's town centre has been unveiled.

The new redevelopment plan proposals pioneering the aim to transform Bolton's town centre. £100 million will be funded by Bolton Council, with the value of the plan as a whole rising to a total of £1 billion as private sector partners also come on board.

Bolton One

Bolton Council and Bolton Community Leisure Trust have started work on a £1m refurbishment of the Jason Kenny Centre at Bolton One.

The refurbishment of Bolton One will include new equipment and new facilities, with the aim of providing the best, high quality, state of the art facilities for Bolton residents at local leisure centre prices.

Knit and Natter

Do you like to knit? Or would you like to learn? Join Knit and Natter at their weekly knitting club!

Are you experience at knitting or want to learn how? The Knit and Natter knitting club is a free event for people aged 50 and over.

Handmade Fair

Are you looking for some fabulous handmade items? Join in and have a look around these unique stalls!

Vibrant Vintage are hosting 5 handmade fairs at the Mercure Georgian House, Backrod, Bolton. This venue is brand new for 2017!

Animals and us exhibition

A lover of animals? There's a new interactive, family exhibition is now open at Bolton Museum - with a tiny mouse as star of the show.

Leopold the mouse has been designed by Chorlton illustrator Anna Violet and is the mascot for Animals and Us.

Leopold the mouse guides you through the exhibition, showing you how all animals from insects to elephants, are an important part of our everyday lives.

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