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Gym encourages members to donate halloween treats for sick children

Runcorn and Widnes World:

3:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

KEEP fit enthusiasts are donating treats to help sick children in hospital celebrate halloween.

Police say there are no suspicious circumstance over death of Runcorn man

Runcorn and Widnes World:

2:54pm Friday 24th October 2014

A RUNCORN man has been found dead near caves in Frodsham.

6 Halloween recipes for frighteningly good grub

Runcorn and Widnes World:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

The spookiest night of the year is a great excuse for throwing a party. Kate Whiting offers some treats to tempt even the most reluctant Halloween fan

Half term halloween events at Norton Priory

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

FUN-FILLED halloween events are set to cast a spell on children at Runcorn’s Norton Priory.

Sixty guests enjoyed free tea dance at a Widnes school

Runcorn and Widnes World: Residents step out as a school hall is turned into a ballroom MBK171014

7:19am Friday 24th October 2014

RESIDENTS enjoyed a free tea dance at a Widnes school.

Halton MP raises concerns in Westminster over shortage of GPs

Runcorn and Widnes World: Halton MP Derek Twigg raised the crisis at Prime Minister’s question time in the House of Commons

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

THE shortage of GPs in Runcorn and Widnes has been raised in Westminster by Halton MP Derek Twigg.

Runcorn and Widnes World shortlisted for free distribution newspaper of the year 2014

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Runcorn and Widnes World has been short-listed for free distribution newspaper of the year in the 2014 O2 Media Awards North West.

Pet of the week

Runcorn and Widnes World: Mollie

3:27pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

MOLLIE, a four-year-old Jack Russell who lives in Murdishaw, Runcorn, is this week’s pet of the week.

Share your images of Halton with us

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THIS aerial picture of the Runcorn Widnes bridge was captured by World reader Ray Wood, of Meadway, Halton Brook, Runcorn.

One Halton resident saved almost £700 by joining collective energy switch

Runcorn and Widnes World: Halton Council leader, Clr Rob Polhill Picture: Ian Park IP18510

7:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

HALTON consumers have saved more than £13,000 on their fuel bills through a collective switch.

Charity offers to help Halton householders cut their energy bills

Runcorn and Widnes World: Hitesh Patel, chief executive of Halton CAB Picture: Dave Gillespie DGC230112

6:20am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CHARITY claims Halton households could save £75 a year if they understood their heating controls better and checked they were on the best energy deals.

Driver arrested after car ends up on its roof in Birchfield Road

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:57am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CAR ended up on its roof in Widnes last night.

Disney dream comes true for Widnes student

Runcorn and Widnes World: Nikita Argomandkhah with her prizes

7:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WIDNES student is celebrating a double victory after winning two contests at an international singing and dancing competition in Disneyland Paris.

New pop-up first aid centre offers free sessions over half term

Runcorn and Widnes World:

3:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FREE first aid sessions are being offered to the public at a new pop-up first aid centre in Runcorn Shopping Centre.

Fibre broadband connects 800 homes in Sandymoor

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:20pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MORE than 800 extra homes in Halton can now upgrade their broadband service.

Firefighters cut roof off a car to rescue woman following collision

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:47am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WOMAN trapped her car after a collision in Hale village was rescued by firefighters.

Dream could come true for schoolgirl singer

Runcorn and Widnes World: Emily Jerram DGD141014

7:21am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DREAM could soon come true for a Widnes schoolgirl.

Iconic Mersey Gateway will cost £1.86 billion over the next 30 years

Runcorn and Widnes World: Hugh O'Connor general manager Merseylink, Halton Council leader Clr Rob Polhill, David Parr chief executive and Steve Nicholson special advisor at the start of construction IPF7514

6:11am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CONSTRUCTING the iconic Mersey Gateway and funding the project for the next 30 years will cost Merseylink £1.86 billion, the Mersey Gateway Board has confirmed.

UPDATED: 16:54 Ofsted inspectors slam St Chad's School in Runcorn and place it in special measures

Runcorn and Widnes World:

2:54pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SCATHING Ofsted inspection has slammed St Chad’s Catholic and Church of England High School in Runcorn.

Police appeal after attempted post office robbery in Widnes

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:48am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MASKED bandit tried to rob a post office in Widnes.

Appleton Village surgery in Widnes may finally have found a new home

Runcorn and Widnes World: Passing A&E doctor helps at Apperley Bridge crash

7:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ONE of the busiest GP surgeries in Widnes may have finally found a new home – after a 20-year search.

Ear, nose and throat service to re-open at Highfield Hospital

Runcorn and Widnes World: MP Derek Twigg

3:20pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

PLANS to re-open a ear, nose and throat service at Highfield Hospital in Widnes have been welcomed by Halton MP Derek Twigg.

Runcorn optician pledges to raise £5,000 to thank nurses for saving his daughter's life

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A RUNCORN optician has launched a £5,000 fundraising campaign to thank nurses for saving his baby’s life.

Police appeal after 16-year-old Liverpool drug dealer is arrested in Hough Green

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:38am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A TEENAGE drug dealer was arrested after a skirmish with detectives in Widnes.

Car thief caught breaking into a vehicle in Widnes at 4am

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:26am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CAR thief was caught breaking into a vehicle in Widnes at 4am on Sunday.

Violin lessons are giving Widnes pupils confidence

Runcorn and Widnes World: Harvey Bennett IPA81014  (11685861)

7:29am Tuesday 21st October 2014

LEARNING to play a musical instrument gives children confidence and improves their behaviour, says a Widnes head teacher.

Runcorn MP commends Runcorn companies for offering opportunities to apprentices

Runcorn and Widnes World: Graham Evans

6:20am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE largest annual fall in unemployment since records began more than 40 years ago has been welcomed by Runcorn MP Graham Evans.

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after man is shot in Widnes

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:04pm Monday 20th October 2014

TWO teenagers have been charged with attempted murder following a shooting in Widnes.

Widnes woman who intimidated her neighbours is given an ASBO

Runcorn and Widnes World:

9:14am Monday 20th October 2014

A WIDNES woman who victimised her neighbours has been given an anti-social behaviour order for two years.

Drama students perform their own interpretations of the classics at Shakespeare Festival

Runcorn and Widnes World: The Ormiston Bolingbroke cast of Macbeth DGB171014  (11663719)

7:25pm Monday 20th October 2014

DRAMA students have staged an innovative interpretation of Shakespeare’s 1592 history play Richard lll.

Staff and residents at Runcorn care home turn pink to support cancer care

Runcorn and Widnes World:

3:10pm Monday 20th October 2014

RESIDENTS at a Runcorn care home held a ‘pink Friday’ and raised almost £400 for cancer care.

Halton Haven appeals for a volunteer willing to listen to patients

Runcorn and Widnes World: Viv Culleton, director of care and operational services at Halton Haven Hospice DGG010714 (10595671)

12:10pm Monday 20th October 2014

HALTON Haven Hopice is looking for a volunteer to give patients and carers a voice.

New managing director appointed at Widnes specialist logistics company

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:20am Monday 20th October 2014

WIDNES specialist logistics and supply chain company Suttons Group has appointed a new managing director.

Halton residents invited to save lives by giving blood

Runcorn and Widnes World: Peter Torre made his 160th blood donation

6:10am Monday 20th October 2014

HALTON residents are urged to use save lives by giving blood.

MEP Paul Nuttall denies he played 'Bungle' in children's TV show Rainbow

Runcorn and Widnes World: MEP Paul Nuttall

12:42pm Monday 20th October 2014

NORTH West MEP Paul Nuttall has denied that he used to play the character Bungle in the 1970s classic children's TV show Rainbow.

Gales and heavy rain on the way

Runcorn and Widnes World:

9:22am Monday 20th October 2014

THE remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will arrive in the UK later today bringing with it gale force winds and heavy rain that will sweep across much of the country, the Met Office has warned.

Halton residents asked for their views on policing

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:40pm Sunday 19th October 2014

HALTON residents are invited to say how they want their community to be policed.

Children donate harvest festival gifts to Widnes Foodbank

Runcorn and Widnes World: Sophie Carter, Luna Higgins, Lola Quinn, Jacob Leatherbetter, Liam Eley and Joshua Lamb MBB161014                                    (11622858)

7:29am Sunday 19th October 2014

PUPILS at a Widnes nursery have been collecting items for Widnes Foodbank as part of their harvest festival.

Train enthusiasts enjoy guided tour of Fiddlers Ferry

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TRAIN enthusiasts were invited to watch a locomotive deliver coal to Fiddlers Ferry.

Classics reading group offers chance to discuss books in relaxed atmosphere

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:10pm Saturday 18th October 2014

DO you enjoy reading Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy or Charlotte Bronte?

Residents invited to create wild flower havens across Halton

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:20am Saturday 18th October 2014

THOUSANDS of free seed kits are available to create colourful wild flower havens across Halton.

Police are concerned about vulnerable missing man who may be in Runcorn

Runcorn and Widnes World:

4:05pm Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are concerned about a vulnerable missing man from Hastings who may have travelled to family and friends in Runcorn.

Halton health chief is confident about plans for Ebola

Runcorn and Widnes World: Health workers in protective gear wait to carry a body of a person suspected to have died from Ebola not in frame   Monrovia ,Liberia. Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Some nurses in Liberia defied calls for a strike on Monday and turned up for work at hospitals am

10:38am Friday 17th October 2014

HALTON is ready to tackle the deadly Ebola virus, says the borough's health chief.

Firefighters rescue motorist trapped following car crash

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:10am Friday 17th October 2014

A MAN had to be rescued after he was trapped in his vehicle following a crash on the A558 Daresbury Expressway this morning.

Residents support Widnes police station moving into the town centre

Runcorn and Widnes World: John Dwyer

9:55am Friday 17th October 2014

PLANS to move Widnes police station into the town centre have won strong support from residents.

Widnes pupils practice their German with students from Frankfurt

Runcorn and Widnes World: German students tackle a sports challenge with pupils at SS Peter and Paul Catholic College   MBG141014                              (11610735)

7:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

A GROUP of 50 German students visited Widnes to experience life in a British school.

Patients advised about industrial action by hospital radiographers

Runcorn and Widnes World: Chief executive Ann Marr at Whiston Hospital

5:01pm Friday 17th October 2014

INDUSTRIAL action by radiographers may disrupt hospital x-ray appointments on Monday.

Runcorn company joins Halton Haven's Santa Dash

3:12pm Friday 17th October 2014

A RUNCORN company has pledged to support Halton Haven’s big festive fundraiser.

Halton residents warned to be on their guard over bogus police phone calls

Runcorn and Widnes World:

2:28pm Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are warning Halton residents to be on their guard following reports of suspicious phone calls.

Runcorn East station becomes a haven for wildlife

Runcorn and Widnes World: Volunteers create a garden at Runcorn East station (11567851)

12:22pm Friday 17th October 2014

RUNCORN East station has been given a facelift, thanks to volunteers and schoolchildren.







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