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Breaking news Yobs 'on the rampage' during Mischief Night

Runcorn and Widnes World:

11:13am Friday 31st October 2014

BRICKS were thrown at buses and a number of homes' windows in Widnes and Runcorn last night as residents described yobs going 'on the rampage' during 'Mischief Night'.

More than 100 new homes set to be built in Sandymoor

10:02am Friday 31st October 2014

MORE than 100 new homes are set to be built in Sandymoor, Runcorn with construction expected to start in March 2015.

Six treated after Runcorn chemical incident

Runcorn and Widnes World: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

9:45am Friday 31st October 2014

SIX people were taken to hospital after a chemical incident at Ineos in Runcorn.

Riverside College students celebrate success

Runcorn and Widnes World: Award winner Katie Jo Shields with Mayor of Halton clr Shaun Osborne

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

SUCCESSFUL students at Riverside College’s higher education and access courses have been celebrating at the annual graduation and awards ceremony.

Top 10 Hallowe'en costumes: Families now spend an average of £162 on spooky celebrations

Runcorn and Widnes World: The Halloween-themed treasure hunt is organised by businesses in the town every year

10:12am Friday 31st October 2014

Households now spend an average of £162 on Hallowe'en, new figures reveal.

VIDEO: Cameron talks taxes and tolls during Runcorn visit

Runcorn and Widnes World: Prime Minister David Cameron at the O2 Contact Centre in Preston Brook MBA301014

4:26pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PRIME Minister David Cameron talked taxes and tolls during a visit to the O2 centre in Preston Brook.

Active residents scoop prizes at awards ceremony

Runcorn and Widnes World: Winner David Alderson with Halton Borough Council's Mayor clr Shaun Osborne

2:08pm Thursday 30th October 2014

HALTON people with get up and go have been honoured at the sixth annual Get Active Awards in Widnes.

Halloween will be spookily warm

Runcorn and Widnes World: Weekend weather: cloudy at first but warm on Sunday

12:20pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Tomorrow will be the warmest Halloween on record, continuing a "remarkable year" of high temperatures, weather experts have said.

New scheme changes view on mental health

Runcorn and Widnes World: Jane Unsworth from 5 Boroughs with PC Mark Jenkins from Operation Emblem DGW101014

8:04am Thursday 30th October 2014

MEET the team making a real difference to the area's mental health.

Lucky escape for driver after car ended up on its roof

Runcorn and Widnes World: Joe Ecclestone who crawled out of his car unscathed after it landed on its roof MBAB271014

5:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A DRIVER had a lucky escape after his car ended up on its roof.

'Working together' police event cancelled

Runcorn and Widnes World: It's time to have your say on local services

2:21pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN event giving residents the chance to have their say on policing has been postponed.

Spooky fun at Norton Priory

Runcorn and Widnes World: Children doing fun potion making and creepy crafts at Norton Priory from left Libby Martin aged five, Jackie Robinson and Sophie Martin, aged eight MBN271014

12:07pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

NORTON Priory welcomed little horrors to their Halloween spooktacular family fun events this week.

Warning over bonfires this weekend ahead of 96 hour strike action

Runcorn and Widnes World: (12074923)

11:47am Wednesday 29th October 2014

FIRE chiefs are calling on residents to take extra care at home and on the roads this weekend as members of the Fire Brigades Union walk out for 96 hours ahead of Bonfire Night.

Runcorn MP welcomes record annual fall in unemployment

Runcorn and Widnes World: Weaver Vale MP Graham Evans

10:08am Wednesday 29th October 2014

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

Courageous youngster needs bone marrow donor

Runcorn and Widnes World: Youngster Harrison Rowbotham is looking for a bone marrow donor after being diagnosed with leukaemia IPQA241014

8:02am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A COURAGEOUS little boy battling a very rare cancer has been hailed a hero.

Teenager who murdered Widnes mum wins right to appeal

Runcorn and Widnes World:

3:43pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A TEENAGE killer, caged for throttling his lover to death, has won the right to challenge his murder conviction.

Appeal after teenage boy threatened with knife during Victoria Park robbery

Runcorn and Widnes World:

5:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

POLICE in Widnes are appealing for information after a 14-year-old boy was threatened with a knife before the offender stole his bike.

Police appeal following Runcorn phone robbery

Runcorn and Widnes World: CHESHIRE Police is supporting a campaign warning residents to be vigilant against terrorism.

3:51pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

OFFICERS have launched an appeal for information after a 14-year-old girl was assualted and robbed in Runcorn.

Yob branded 'cowardly bully' for Victoria Park attack

Runcorn and Widnes World: (12002038)

2:07pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A YOB who attacked a teenager in Victoria Park in Widnes was branded a 'cowardly bully' by a judge.

Remembrance service to honour servicemen and women

Runcorn and Widnes World: Remembrance service to honour servicemen and women

12:09pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

TWO lawns surrounding Runcorn War Memorial will be rededicated as gardens of remembrance next week.

Widnes student scoops £70,000 on National Lottery scratch card

Runcorn and Widnes World: En garde! Kat Mountain wins £70,000 with scratch card

10:18am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A FENCING fan plans to ‘lunge’ into post graduate university studies after scooping £70,000 on a National Lottery scratch card.

Halton's sporting heroes honoured at Select Stadium

Runcorn and Widnes World: Mark Allen receives his sports person of the year award from Stuart Atherton, managing director of Media & Digital Ltd

8:02am Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN athlete who can only breathe, thanks to a gift from a stranger has been hailed a sporting hero.

Bridge sliproad closed as crews tackle HGV blaze

Runcorn and Widnes World:

5:36pm Monday 27th October 2014

BOTH sides of the Weston Point Expressway in Runcorn have been closed as firefighters tackle a HGV blaze.

Teen Hale Village swimmer and young Olympian honoured by Mayor

Runcorn and Widnes World: The Mayor of Halton Clr Shaun Osborne welcomes Georgina Evans to Runcorn Town Hall IPQE211014

7:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

She only started swimming competitively when she was 10 and has won a galaxy of medals.

Reader pic of the week: Hale Lighthouse

Runcorn and Widnes World: This picture was taken by Linda Androulis

3:09pm Monday 27th October 2014

THIS picture of Hale Lighthouse was captured by World reader Linda Androulis, from Dalton Street, Runcorn.

Pet Of The Week: Patch the Springer Spaniel

Runcorn and Widnes World: Patch

12:26pm Monday 27th October 2014

PATCH, a springer spaniel who lives in Cradley, Widnes is our pet of the week.

Widnes children have fun learning in newly refurbished reception class

Runcorn and Widnes World: Abigail Atherton IPB211014

7:29am Monday 27th October 2014

A NEWLY refurbished reception class has opened at Simms Cross Primary School in Widnes.

Artist unveils unique exhibition of paintings and poetry in Widnes

Runcorn and Widnes World: Adele Reece with some of her work on display at The Studio

6:19am Monday 27th October 2014

A THOUGHT-PROVOKING art exhibition has opened at The Studio in Lacey Street, Widnes.

Widnes children have fun painting a lambanana

Runcorn and Widnes World: Thomas Hudson, Maisie Unsworth, Alex Evans, Eric Neilson and Millie Ogden IPQA231014

7:29pm Sunday 26th October 2014

THE ancient festival of Diwali has inspired children’s imagination.

Halton residents invited to Professor talk on Ebola outbreak

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

12:20pm Sunday 26th October 2014

Halton residents are invited to a Duncan Society public seminar about Ebola.

Inspirational event honours Halton's sporting heroes

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:20am Sunday 26th October 2014

AN athlete who can only breathe, thanks to a gift from a stranger has been hailed a sporting hero.

Runcorn pupils have fun learning how to keep fit and healthy

Runcorn and Widnes World: Connie Manley practices her basketball skills with Michael Johnston IPQ231014

7:19pm Saturday 25th October 2014

RUNCORN schoolchildren have discovered lots of fun ways to keep fit.

Halton classics reading group welcomes new members

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:10pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A CLASSIC reading group welcomes new members.

Halloween fun at Green Oaks Shopping Centre in Widnes

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

FREE halloween cookery workshops are being held for children at Green Oaks shopping centre in Widnes.

Runcorn ladies present another £3,000 to Halton Haven Hospice

Runcorn and Widnes World:

7:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

A DEDICATED team of women has raised almost £50,000 for Halton Haven over the past 32 years.

Runcorn and Widnes gyms 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 Hallowe'en events at Runcorn's 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 enjoy free tea dance at 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 challenges health secretary Jeremy Hunt 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: Mollie the Jack Russell

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.

Reader pic: Runcorn Widnes bridge from above

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.

Halton householders save £13,000 by collectively switching energy provider

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 at Runcorn Shopping Centre 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.







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