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Opening of a New Park at Bolton. On Thursday the inhabitants of Boltoa devoted one day of their holiday week to the opening of two new places of popular resort-a recreation ground and a park. From the houses banners were displayed in profusion, and throughout the day the town was in a. stgte of unusual excitement. The first portion of the day's programme was commenoed at noon, when a prooes. I sion, including many members of the town counciJ, j visitors, and inhabitants, formed in the Market- place, and proceeded to open the Heywcod Reoreation Ground, which is situated in Lsver-street. In 1862 Mr. Robert Heywood, who is an alderman of the Bolton corporation, presented to the town four acres of land for the purposes of a recreation ground. Sinea that time the town council have purchased from the trustees of the adjacent property about five acres, of the land which belonged to the late Mr. Holaea. It was resolved to name the ground after the mimifieent donor, who on Friday publicly executed the deed con- veying his gift to the public; and the ground was de- clared to be opened.