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Wade Deacon

Breaking Former pupils react after chemistry teacher is jailed for historic sexual abuse

Cathie Stankevitch

Funeral of much-loved Widnes mum takes place next week

Jim Mills, Frank Myler and Bobby Blackwood

Great Britain rugby league legend opens new £2.7m sports pavilion

Met Office issues weather warning for heavy rain

Met Office issues weather warning for heavy rain

Head boy Finlay Hill and head girl Leah Foster with the team that helped them to raise £15,000 for their solar roof IPP21015

Children celebrate the success of their school's sunshine roof

The Mayor of Halton Cllr Ellen Cargill and consort Cllr Dave Cargill watch Rhianna Horton and Harvey Bass conduct a science experiment IPQ16915

New teaching style helps failing Runcorn school to recover

Michael Davies on his wedding day

OAP driver banned after cyclist died in 'terrible, terrible tragedy'

Police appeal after factory burglary

Police appeal after toiletry and cosmetics raid on Runcorn factory

Sharon Jardine MBA050916

Widnes business woman shortlisted for national award

Air ambulance called after M56 rush hour crash

UPDATED 5.15pm: Air ambulance called after M56 rush hour crash

A charity brass band concert is being held in Widnes

Charity brass band concert in Widnes

dogs face a heightened risk of poisoning when walked in Britain’s many forests and parks

Toxic danger warning issued to pet owners as autumn hits its stride

Work ground to a halt after house builder Southdale Limited went into administration

A £6.3m housing scheme back on track

Police closed Southern Expressway carriageway as emergency crews rescued trapped casualty

Casualty trapped in car rescued by firefighters

Firefighters tackle kitchen blaze

Firefighters tackle kitchen blaze

Will you be willing to pay 5p for every carrier bag you use?

5p carrier bag charge comes in today: 8 things you need to know

Morrisons has pledged to donate money from new carrier bag levy to charity

Supermarkets pledge to donate new carrier bag levy to charity

Halton Mayor Cllr Ellen Cargill unveils a blue plaque at the Select Stadium

Blue plaques unveiled to celebrate Halton's rugby heritage

Halton MP Derek Twigg

Halton MP Derek Twigg meets constituents

Cadets came face to face with birds of prey

Fire cadets prepare for Nepal trek

Quince at Norton Priory

Norton Priory prepares for quince and apple day

Halton's recycling centres now on winter opening hours

Halton household waste recycling centres now on winter opening hours

New carrier bag charges come in on Monday

Shoppers want new carrier bag charges to be donated to charity

Carli Hudson

Mum who halved her dress size vows to help others beat the bulge

Father Christmas will be visiting the fair

Cancer charity appeals for craft stallholders for Christmas fair

Andrew Redgrave, North West Ambulance Service communications manager launches the campaign

Campaign to find hidden lifesaving machines

Lottery winner Kelly Massey enjoys a millionaire's picnic at Inglewood Manor (Photo: Gareth Jones)

Millionaire mum still loves to hunt for bargains

Beware of bogus callers dressed as workmen

Campaign warns people to beware of bogus callers

New smoking rules: what you need to know by October 1

New smoking rules in force today: what you need to know

Karen Lawton

Patient has nothing but praise for staff at Halton Hospital

Federation of Small Businesses urges Halton companies to celebrate their achievements

Halton businesses urged to celebrate their achievements

Derek Twigg presents head girl Megan Wilson and head boy Joe Stevenson with their badges IPE25915

Children quiz Halton MP

Zumba instructor Leanne Jones, general manager Sean Easeman and duty manager Rob Leach

Gym raises £600 for cancer research

Drivers reminded of new laws that now ban smoking in a car carrying children

Smoking in car carrying children is banned from today

Wade Deacon

Former chemistry teacher jailed after admitting sexually assaulting two Widnes pupils

M&R Fashions in Alforde Street

Victim's family can't forgive convicted school uniform shopkeeper for taking indecent photographs

People warned to watch out for bogus callers

Warning after bogus private detective tries to con Runcorn woman

Graham Evans and his eight-year-old daughter, Sophie

MP warns of fire risk of children's Halloween costumes

RSPCA appeal for information after pet piglet dumped

VIDEO: RSPCA appeal for information after pet piglet dumped

This aerial picture was taken by Ryan Jacks

Picture of the week


Pet of the week

Vikings cram into a Red Driving School car

Vikings urge people to save lives and 'bleed for England'

Cathie Stankevitch

UPDATED: Family pays tribute to much loved mum of former rugby player killed in Widnes road crash

A retaining wall is being constructed at junction 12 of the M56

M56 eastbound slip road at junction 12 to close for five weeks for Mersey Gateway works

Face painting, just one of the family fun activities at fire station open day

Family fun at fire station open day

Your pictures wanted for International 'Cloud' Atlas

Your pictures wanted for International 'Cloud' Atlas

Community groups invited to a funding fair

Funding fair offers community groups chance to find out about grants

Robbie Skillander in his 1938 Austin 7 opal IPK26915

Vintage rally attracts 70,000 visitors

Firefighters tackle kitchen blaze

Man treated for smoke inhalation after kitchen blaze

Emma Riley, Carine Whitfield, Joanne Gaul, Gemma Rafferty, Rebecca Farr, Dominic Annable, Helen Patterson and Jerome Galy

Staff and students team up to support cancer charity


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