Yo ho there!! Im about 7 miles outside now. If you know where Horwich is, im on the other side of that.
Have you ever been in the Alma?? It's a pub i used to frequent in Bolton centre, cracking music box!! I mostly knock about in Manchester now, but try to drop into bolton for a few ales and stuff.
small world, im in bolton now and I work here almost every day
the pound bakery in town does the best chilli pastie ever lol