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Powerful road safety film written by fire cadets screened in Widnes cinema

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:20am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Widnes firefighters and Halton fire cadets are to have their road safety film shown on the big screens at the town’s Reel Cinema.

Halton's first secondary free school reaches historic milestone

Runcorn and Widnes World: Halton's first secondary free school reaches historic milestone

6:13am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A VISION by five ambitious Runcorn parents to create Halton's first free secondary school has reached a historic milestone.

Former Halton Council chief says he is 'truly sorry' over handling of Rotherham child sex abuse

Runcorn and Widnes World:

5:58pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FORMER Halton Council chief executive has apologised over the handling of the child sex abuse scandal in Rotherham.

Creamfields fan who died after falling ill in Widnes is named

Runcorn and Widnes World:

3:34pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE Creamfields fan who died after falling ill at a hotel in Widnes has been named.

Firefighters clear smoke after deep fat fryer blaze in Runcorn

Runcorn and Widnes World: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

9:17am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A DEEP fat fryer caught fire at a house in Runcorn last night.

Exotic species fascinate visitors at the restored Butterfly House in Victoria Park

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

King swallowtail, Indian leafwing and blue moon are just some of the exotic butterflies which have set up home in Widnes.

Radio Halton volunteers take visitors behind the scenes

Runcorn and Widnes World:

3:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

RESIDENTS are invited to see what goes on behind the scenes at a hospital radio station.

Community organisations benefit from Merseylink's bridge building team

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

12:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Five community organisations in Halton are set to receive expert assistance from Merseylink's bridge-building team.

Medieval re-enactors turn the clock back at Runcorn's Norton Priory

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

MEDIEVAL re-enactors brought the 14th century back to life inside the ancient grounds of Runcorn's Norton Priory museum.

There is still time to enter Widnes Horticultural Show

Runcorn and Widnes World: Visitors to Chipperfield Horticultural Society's Autumn Show marvelled at members' produce.

6:20am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

HALTON'S award winning flowers, fruit, vegetables, photographs and handicrafts will be showcased on Sunday, September 7.

Pic of the Week

Runcorn and Widnes World: This picture was taken by World reader Andrew Weekes, of Halton View (9934017)

4:03pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THIS picture of a seagull was captured

UPDATED: 15.49 Woman cut free from car in Widnes

Runcorn and Widnes World: The Fire Brigades Union has voted in favour of a nationwide strike over a dispute about pensions

2:27pm Monday 1st September 2014

A SERIOUS accident has closed the A557 Watkinson Way in Widnes.

Teenage girl stuck in a baby swing is rescued by firefighters

Runcorn and Widnes World: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

9:12am Monday 1st September 2014

A TEENAGE girl who got stuck in a baby swing had to be rescued by firefighters.

Dunkys saves jobs and creates extra space for children after Runcorn nursery closes

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

STAFF from a Runcorn nursery rated outstanding by Ofsted have secured new jobs days after their building closed.

Runcorn residents invited to bid for cash from police community fund

Runcorn and Widnes World: John Dwyer, Cheshire's police and crime commissioner

3:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

RESIDENTS on a Runcorn housing estate are being invited to bid for cash from a unique community fund.

Pet of the week

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

SMUDGE, a male Cavalier King Charles spaniel of Halton Brook, Runcorn, is this week's pet of the week.

Rarely seen archive films to be screened at Catalyst's free heritage open day

Runcorn and Widnes World: Catalyst Science Discovery Centre in Mersey Road, West Bank

6:11am Monday 1st September 2014

CATALYST Science Discovery Centre in Mersey Road, Widnes is offering free admission from 10am to 4pm on Sunday, September 14 as part of the heritage open day scheme.

Widnes teenager volunteers to keep the streets of his neighbourhood clean

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:40pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A WIDNES teenager is passionate about his neighbourhood.

Frodsham Silver Band performs free concert in Widnes

Runcorn and Widnes World: City of Oxford Silver Band Open Doors!

12:20pm Sunday 31st August 2014

FRODSHAM Silver Band will be performing an afternoon concert at St Mary's Church in West Bank, Widnes.

Halton Hospital holds family open day

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

A FAMILY open day is being held at Runcorn’s Halton Hospital.

Flourishing Runcorn company continues to expand

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:10am Sunday 31st August 2014

A FLOURISHING Runcorn company has doubled its staff in the past 18 months, as it continues to grow and expand.

New website showcases Halton's approved wedding venues

Runcorn and Widnes World: Alisdair Carr and Jayne Simon minutes after exchanging their vows at Runcorn Town Hall IPM22814

7:31pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A NEW wedding website has been launched to showcase venues across Halton where couples can get married.

Young Halton motorists urged to take care on the roads

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

YOUNG motorists in Halton are being warned of dangers of driving.

Intrepid Runcorn mum completes 100-mile ultra marathon

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:20am Saturday 30th August 2014

AN intrepid mum has completed a gruelling 100 mile race inspired by her nephew who has an incurable kidney condition.

Widnes drug dealer jailed after police discovered £7,000 of drugs in his home

Runcorn and Widnes World:

4:45pm Friday 29th August 2014

A WIDNES drug dealer has been jailed after the police discovered £7,000 worth of drugs at his home.

Halton motorists warned of months of delays on the Daresbury Expressway

Runcorn and Widnes World: Roadworks - zxc

10:40am Friday 29th August 2014

HALTON motorists are warned of months of traffic delays as a new phase of roadworks has just started on the A558 Daresbury Expressway.

Halton residents express how they feel by knitting

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

HALTON residents have created a mood diary by knitting a little each day in a unique project.

Halton's young people invited to make their mark on parliament

Runcorn and Widnes World: Reanna Johnson, Halton's member of the UK Youth Parliament

3:07pm Friday 29th August 2014

A WIDNES teenager is travelling to Westminster to voice the views of Halton's youth.

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:54pm Friday 29th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Team quiz to support Mayor of Halton's charities

Runcorn and Widnes World: Halton Mayor and Mayoress, Clr Shaun Osborne and his wife, Della

12:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

A QUIZ is being held this evening in aid of the Mayor of Halton’s three charities.

Children in Need changes the lives of disadvantaged young people in Halton

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:30am Friday 29th August 2014

THE lives of almost 150 disadvantaged young people across Halton are set to be transformed, thanks to Children in Need.

Picture of the week

Runcorn and Widnes World: This picture was captured by World reader, Danny Heyes

6:22am Friday 29th August 2014

THIS picture of a caterpillar was taken by World reader Danny Heyes of Bilton Close, Widnes.

Runcorn pizza takeaway man scoops £300,000 on a lottery scratchcard

Runcorn and Widnes World:

11:14am Thursday 28th August 2014

A LUCKY man from Runcorn is celebrating today after scooping the top prize of £300,000 on The National Lottery Cash Lines Scratchcard.

Widnes table tennis champion takes on the world in China

Runcorn and Widnes World: Jack Hunter-Spivey in action

7:21pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A TABLE tennis champion is on track to fulfil his dream of competing at the Paralympics in Rio.

St Helens and Knowsley hospital trust named best in England

Runcorn and Widnes World: Whiston Hospital

3:13pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WHISTON and St Helens hospitals are the best in the country, and that's official.

Motorists warned of Watkinson Way road closure

Runcorn and Widnes World:

2:20pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE A557 Watkinson Way in Widnes is closed after an articulated lorry overturned near the Rainhill Stoops roundabout.

Motorists warned of Widnes road closure

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A section of Kingsway in Widnes will be closed for grass cutting from Sunday,  September  7, in four hour phases.

Plane carrying 157 passengers from Liverpool makes emergency landing

Runcorn and Widnes World: easyJet says it flew more passengers in October

10:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

An easyJet plane carrying 157 passengers from Liverpool to Naples had to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cockpit.

Halton residents invited to become volunteers on innovative Mersey Gateway project

Runcorn and Widnes World: Mersey Gateway

7:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

HALTON residents are being invited to become volunteers and join a ‘once in a lifetime' Mersey Gateway Bridge project.

Family fun and entertainment to celebrate Runcorn's community park

Runcorn and Widnes World: Karl Clawley, the new manager of Runcorn Shopping Centre

6:20am Thursday 28th August 2014

CBEEBIES Mister Maker is coming to Runcorn on Saturday.

Police continue to investigate Creamfields death

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:57pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CHESHIRE police is continuing to investigate the death of a man after he fell ill at a hotel in Widnes over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Widnes Vikings and Halton Council encourage people to look after their mental health

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

PROFESSIONAL rugby players have teamed up with civic leaders and health chiefs to encourage Halton residents to look after their mental health.

Brides invited to donate their wedding dress to make dreams come true for couples facing terminal illness

Runcorn and Widnes World: Brides invited to donate their wedding dresses to a charity that makes dreams come true

3:15pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

YOUR wedding dress could make a dream come true for someone with only weeks to live.

Widnes students praised for remarkable exam results

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

SAINTS Peter and Paul Catholic College in Widnes was celebrating results above the national average.

Families enjoy an action packed fun day in Windmill Hill

Runcorn and Widnes World: Harry Golledge and his sister, Lilly IPC20814

7:12am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ALMOST 200 Runcorn children enjoyed a family fun day in the grounds of St Berteline's Church in Norton Lane, Windmill Hill.

Runcorn woman given suspended prison sentence after admitting neglecting a dog and two cats

Runcorn and Widnes World: Angel, the black Staffordshire bull terrier

6:12am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A RUNCORN woman has been banned from keeping all animals for 10 years and given an eight week suspended prison sentence after admitting five animal neglect charges.

End of the road for car tax disc

Runcorn and Widnes World: Police seize vehicles for not displaying tax disc

12:37pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

After more than 90 years affixed to British motorists' cars, the tax disc will be scrapped in just five weeks time.

Police investigate fatal Creamfields crash in Daresbury

Runcorn and Widnes World:

1:03pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Cheshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Daresbury yesterday.

Intrepid Widnes dad embarks on yet another gruelling challenge

Runcorn and Widnes World: Paul Hardaker prepares for his Pyrenees challenge IPB22814

7:43pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A WIDNES dad battling Chron's disease is embarking on yet another gruelling challenge.

Creamfields hailed success by Cheshire Police

Runcorn and Widnes World:

6:45pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THOUSANDS of music fans descended on Daresbury over the August bank holiday weekend for Creamfields 2014.







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