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Ian Savage

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Bolton boxer's success boosts Evening News sales

The Olympic success of boxer Amir Khan has provided the Bolton Evening News with its own success story – with its coverage of the local boy’s rise to glory resulting in year on year sales increases of more than five

Bolton duo's brush with fame

Staff from the Bolton Evening News had a brush with stardom when they spent the day filming as extras on comedian Peter Kay’s new TV series. But deputy editor Ian Savage and photographer Nigel Taggart didn’t have to worry about

Six evenings of Phoenix Nights for the News

When comedian Peter Kay returned to his home town for a week of sold out dates, the Bolton Evening News was quick to organise ‘Peter Kay Week’ in the newspaper. Through its close links with the star, who is Bolton

Paper unveils bright new look

A new-look Bolton Evening News has been unveiled. The changes follow months of research and planning by staff at the paper. Its new masthead marks the culmination of a gradual redesign of the paper which has taken place over the

Youths named after paper's challenge

Two 15-year-old boys have been named by the Bolton Evening News after a Crown Court judge heard from one of its reporters. The boys, who had committed three street robberies including one where another boy was threatened with a screwdriver,

PO closure threat sparks major News campaign

News that 14 of the town’s post offices are to close has spurred the Bolton Evening News in to action. The paper ran a front page showing photographs of all offices due to close to launch its Save Our Post