BOLTON NEWS REVIEW OF THE YEAR 2022 – July, August, September

We are seeking back again at 2022 as it draws to a shut and while the lengthy, sizzling summer was in entire swing, lots was going on all-around the borough.



As the knock-on consequences of Russia’s invasion into Ukraine have been staying felt in the pockets of residents in the borough, just one community petrol station was decided to give the most affordable gasoline in the nation.

Limes Assistance Station drops petrol price ranges for as lengthy as they can

Limes Service Station on Manchester Highway in Walkden has dropped its prices to 1.69.9p for unleaded and 185.9p for diesel.

The Bolton News: Lime Service StationLime Support Station (Graphic: Newsquest)

This was significantly down from 187.9p and 194.9p a litre respectively.

Turton Faculty in Bromley Cross was named and shamed by coach operator Northern as its pupils were being outlined amongst the worst for travelling with out a ticket.

Turton College on listing for quantity of pupils who journey without the need of coach ticket

“Everyone has a duty to acquire a ticket ahead of they vacation. Regrettably, some learners believe that rule doesn’t implement to them – and routinely fare evade on our expert services,” claimed Mark Powles, commercial and purchaser director at Northern.

One particular of Bolton’s several visits from the stars of the monitor also transpired in July.

Coronation Road star noticed in Bolton as filming proceeds

Ga Taylor, better recognized to Coronation Street fans as Toyah Battersby, was seen on Le Mans Crescent as the cleaning soap filmed a courtroom scene.

The Bolton News: Georgia Taylor on Le Mans CrescentGeorgia Taylor on Le Mans Crescent (Image: Newsquest)

The scenes noticed Toyah stand trial for murder in the historic courthouse.


Yet another huge large street title announced it would be closing down its shop in Bolton city centre to some shoppers’ dismay.

Argos releases assertion on its Bolton City Centre retail outlet

Paul Davies from Halliwell utilized to store at Argos there “various instances a year”.

“We do all of our Xmas procuring there, we most likely shell out about £400 acquiring presents for spouse and children and good friends,” he included.

The Bolton News: Amir Khan with wife Faryal Makhdoom and children Lamaisah, Alayna and ZaviyarAmir Khan with wife Faryal Makhdoom and kids Lamaisah, Alayna and Zaviyar (Image: Newsquest)

Amir Khan, on the other hand, was just opening up – as he showed off his beautiful new household in Manchester.

Bolton boxer Amir Khan and wife Faryal display off new Manchester property

The previous boxer and his spouse and children appeared established on a transfer to London but after Amir was robbed at gunpoint for his watch in the capital city, it seemed the couple had a alter of ideas.

Bolton town centre turned all Hollywood for an night as The Light Cinema rolled out the purple carpet for the cast and crew of BBC’s horror series, Red Rose.

BBC and Netflix Red Rose premieres in Bolton

Creators of the collection, Bolton-born twins Paul and Michael Clarkson, not only established the series in the hometown but drew inspiration from the persons and places they realized escalating up to sort the strike series.

The Bolton News: The cast of Red Rose at the Light CinemaThe forged of Pink Rose at the Light Cinema (Image: Newsquest)

“I want Bolton teens to enjoy this and experience like their life are cinema-deserving, like they are film-worthy, since they are,” Michael claimed.


Bolton Wanderers introduced that the club experienced partnered with a Sporting Team International in buy to provide the naming legal rights for its stadium.

Bolton Wanderers companion with Sporting Team Intercontinental to rename UniBol

The College of Bolton Stadium has adjusted guise various moments because it was opened in Horwich in 1997, with quite a few in the borough still contacting it by its original identify – The Reebok Stadium.

Wanderers CEO Neil Hart described the partnership as an “superb option” and thanked the College of Bolton for its ongoing support.

An 11-calendar year-aged boy was back again in enterprise at his sweet stall right after an official grievance was produced to the council.

The Bolton News: Jackson Hudson at his sweet stallJackson Hudson at his sweet stall (Impression: Newsquest)

Bolton boy’s sweet good results even with complaint to council

The complainant proposed that Jackson Hudson was buying and selling with out a licence.

However, Bolton Council gave him the all apparent to keep on his stall.

In August the borough waved goodbye to a a great deal-liked fish and chip shop.

Rigby’s Chippy to close just after 40 many years in business

Margaret Rigby called time soon after a 40-year stint in the shop with disappointment because of to her unwell wellness.

The Bolton News: Margaret Rigby outside her chippyMargaret Rigby outdoors her chippy (Image: Newsquest)

The chippy once received national interest soon after showing on BBC’s Leading Gear.

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