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2020 (2 Feb) Maxilin - manufacture of sugar confectionery - dissolved on 2 February 2020

2020 (13 Nov) Gay Wharton, 58, died after she was hit by a car as she crossed Chorley New Road at lunchtime on Friday.

Cllr Martin Donaghy, a close friend and former colleague, made Mrs Wharton one of his mayoresses during his time as Mayor of Bolton in 2014.

2021 (18 Jun) A blaze broke out at the Diamonds lap dancing club building, in Bank Street, Bolton, just after 1pm.

2021 (25 Jun) Amadou Bakayoko joined League One side Bolton Wanderers on a two-year deal.

2021 (29 Jul) David Greenhalgh (1967-2021), Leader of Bolton Council, died.


​2021 (6 Aug) Elias Kachunga (born 1992) signed for Bolton Wanderers.

2021 (7 Aug) Amadou Bakayoko scored on his competitive Bolton  Wanderers debut in a 3–3 draw against Milton Keynes Dons.


2021 (7 Aug) Elias Kachunga (born 1992) made his debut  as a late Bolton substitute against Milton Keynes Dons and provided an assist for Alex Baptiste in the 95th minute, rescuing a point for Bolton in a 3–3 draw.

2021 (29 Aug) Ayaz Bhuta from Bolton won a gold medal in the Paralympic Tokyo 2020 games with the Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby team  after beating the USA .

2021 Jason Kenny (born 1988) 2nd Team Sprint  and 1st Keirin competing for Great Britain in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

2021 Weavers Arms (The Mop)  8 Brunel Street  closed.

2021 Filming for the TV series Red Rose took place in and around Bolton.

2022 (30 Mar) Bolton-born singer Thomas Anthony (Tom) Parker (1988-2022)  died of complications from glioblastoma aged 33. 

2022 (15 Aug) The TV series Red Rose  broadcast on BBC Three from 15 August 2022.

2023 (20 Jan) King Charles III visited Bolton.

2023 (2 Apr) Bolton Wanderers beat Plymouth Argyle 4-0 (HT 2-0) to win the Papa Johns EFL Trophy.                                                                                                                          Dempsey (4'minutes), Charles (10'minutes), Kachunga (49'minutes), Jones (62'minutes)

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