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A town now in Greater Manchester but formerly in Lancashire.

Famous for 3 things:

a. Birthplace and home of Dr Fred Dibnah MBE, hero to Northern working men everywhere.

b. Birthplace and occasional domicile of fat-but-funny bloke Peter Kay

c. Home of 216 (The Bolton Artillery) Battery RA (V)