Reopening on cards: the Health Secretary suggested pubs could reopen soon in the Greater Manchester town (image: JThomas, Geograph)

Bolton pubs given reopening date

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs in Bolton will be allowed to reopen from Saturday 3 October, the Department of Health has confirmed.

Furlough boost: Bolton publicans have said they face tough decisions about the future of their businesses (image: JThomas, Geograph)

Bolton businesses should not be 'worse off'

By Emily Hawkins

Publicans and Bolton Council have called for an extension of the existing furlough scheme after a localised shutdown of hospitality was ordered in the town.

Support needed: pub businesses closed in local lockdowns should receive support with rent, debt and other costs, sector voices have said (image: JThomas, Geograph)

Industry calls for Bolton pub support package

By Emily Hawkins

A number of pub sector trade bodies have called on the Government to issue financial support for venues in Bolton following the forced closure of its hospitality businesses.

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'Don't sign police forms': Marston's

By John Harrington

Marston's Pub Company (MPC) has expressed concern at a police scheme that asks licensees to sign a document detailing how they will act to cut disorder.