The Bolton Review launched on Wednesday night with a celebration of creative writing. There were prize announcements in the Deana Morris Prize for Fiction and a series of readings.

Carole Ogden was the winner for her work, Routine, a powerful story of love and loss. Runners up were: Justin Flanagan for Swan Song and Anthony Foster for Dharma Express.

To read the prize winners’ work, and much, much more get your copy of The Bolton Review by emailing Simon Holloway at ku.ca1575716220.notl1575716220ob@ya1575716220wollo1575716220h.s1575716220.


The University of Bolton is a supporter of The Prince’s Trust course and offers training to develop the employability skills for those on the course.

Eight young people graduated from Bolton Prince’s Trust course run by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service in a ceremony held on campus.



Lecturers Sandie McHugh and Professor Jerome Carson have had their work published in the Pyschologist magazine.

Their research considers two happiness surveys from Bolton 76 years apart.


Psychology students also appeared in the Pyschologist magazine for their work on a new Neighbourhood Justice Panel (NJP) scheme.

Students have joined a team that works to settle local disputes and minor crimes by bringing together victims and wrongdoers, or two parties unable to settle their differences.


Professor Patrick McGhee appeared in Children & Young People Now giving his view on foundations to spur youth services.






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