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Recession effecting oral health

Practitioners in general and cosmetic dentistry in Bolton and the rest of the UK are urging people not to neglect their oral health as household budgets decrease and money is getting tighter. The current economic downturn means that many people are looking for ways to save money and oral health is one of the ways that they are saving. However, The British Dental Health Foundation has said that neglecting your teeth will cost more physically and financially in the long …

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Guest house owner ‘highly commended’

The owner of a bed and breakfast in Bolton has only just missed out on a top award. Meadowcroft Barn Bed and Breakfast in Bury Road had been nominated in the guest accommodation of the year accommodation with Visit England, the national tourist board. The owner was delighted to be nominated and invited to the glitzy ceremony in Leicester, but unfortunately she lost to a castle in Cornwall and a guest house in Lancaster.

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Hospital room opens in teenager’s memory

A new relatives room has opened at the Royal Bolton Hospital in memory of a teenager who died in a road accident.

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Hail and rain doesn’t stop walkers

Fundraisers walked through hail and rain to raise hundreds of pounds for a children’s heart charity.

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Record numbers vote in youth elections

A record number of young people voted in the elections for this year’s Youth MPs.

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Berry is icing on the cake

Organisers of the Bolton Food and Drink Festival have rustled up a menu of top names for this year’s event.

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Top gongs for Octagon

Bolton’s Octagon Theatre scooped four top gongs in the first Manchester Theatre Awards.

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Bolton goes sporting crazy

There’s no time to sit down in Bolton this year as the council’s official Year of Sport gets into full swing.

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Councillor to live off £1 a day

A councillor will spend a week living on just £1 a day to highlight the issue of poverty.

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Olympic Torch details announced

Residents in Bolton have been told exactly where they can go to see the Olympic Flame.

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