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Firefighters tackle kitchen blaze

Breaking Firefighters tackle kitchen blaze

Met Office issues warning for heavy rain and thunderstorms

Met Office issues warning for heavy rain and thunderstorms

Halton Hospital

Visitors invited to look behind the scenes at Halton Hospital

Time stands still for a 'leap second'

Time stands still for a 'leap second'

Halton Castle ruins (Photo: Keith Foster)

Volunteers invited to discover Halton Castle's buried secrets

Flowers left at the scene of the massacre (Photo: PA)

Runcorn holidaymaker hid from the Tunisian gunman

Firefighters urge people to take care when lighting barbecues

Firefighters highlight the dangers of barbecues

A heatwave is expected to hit parts of the UK

Heatwave could put lives at risk

Alison Wilson

Man denies murdering Widnes mum

Police appeal after hit and run

Police appeal after hit and run

Former Everton star Graham Stuart, rear left, and Paul Foster with Castle View footballers IPQS16615

Former Everton star surprises young footballers

TV show Don't Tell The Bride is looking for Cheshire couples

TV show Don't Tell The Bride looking for Cheshire couples

Firefighters rescue trapped casualties

Firefighters rescue trapped casualties

Richard Walker (left) Merseylink project director and South Korean Ambassador to the UK, Sungnam Lim (centre)

International VIPs visit Mersey Gateway

Chloe Vickery, Phil Kalia and Matthew Skariah IPO25615

Pupils celebrate international week

Mike Ashworth, Tony Adamson, Dave Peacock and Adrian Heaton

Cyclists mount marathon challenge to fund a cancer nurse for a year

Emily Dunbar, aged 11, one of the finalists

Finalists prepare for Halton's Got Talent

Megan Pickering with some of the apprentices

Apprentice engineer helps trainees complete a tall ship challenge

Christopher Hopkins (Picture:Peter Byrne/PA Wire)

Police officer accused of sex attacks set to face a retrial

Drivers warned of delays on the M56 following an accident

Drivers warned of delays on M56 following an accident

Mima Cornish IPK16615

Mum's head shave supports three charities and provides a wig for sick children

Steph McGovern from the BBC who co-hosted the evening, Bryan Davies and Steve Elliott chief executive officer of the CIA

Catalyst chairman honoured for lifetime achievement

"The flutter of a butterfly's wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world"

Runcorn spiritualists celebrate annual world peace day

Chris Graham

Opticians get on their bike to help blind veterans

PureGym is offering a free weekend of fitness

Gym offers free weekend of fitness

Carol Highton at Buckingham Palace with her MBE

Family of crusading 'supermum' appeals for help to pay for her funeral

Colin Ross provincial grand charity steward, Paula Mullin hospice head of fundraising and Ken Mallon assistant to the provincial grand principals IPN16615

Freemasons donate £10,000 gift to Halton Haven Hospice

Figures reveal one in four people killed on the road were pedestrians

New figures reveal a rise in fatalities on the road

This picture was taken by Michelle Tasker from Shakespeare Road, Widnes

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Police warn everyone to be wary of fraudsters when withdrawing cash from machines

Police warning: Be wary of fraudsters at cash machines

Halton Council warns of scam emails containing a virus

Halton Council warns of scam emails containing a virus

Alisha Shepherd runs in memory of her dad, Mark (Photo: Halton Photographic Society)

Children run in memory of their dads

Volunteer Helen Wright DGF190615

Appeal for mums to volunteer on maternity unit

Viv Culleton

Hospice appeals for volunteer to give patients and their families a voice

Carl Bonner, the activities co-ordinator IPC19615

Tropical theme for care home's open day

Children can have their faces painted at charity fun day

Charity fun days raise money for Alder Hey Children's Hospital

Gareth Arrowsmith puts the finishing touches to his design

Street art restores pride in Murdishaw

Carol Highton campaigning against loan sharks

UPDATED: More tributes to crusading loan shark campaigner

A coffee morning is being held in aid of a Widnes church

Charity coffee morning in aid of Widnes church

Firefighters treat woman for smoke inhalation

Firefighters treat woman for smoke inhalation after carpet fire

Jonathan Follett IPP19615

Computer champion schoolboy reaches UK final

Three-year-old Heidi Garvey

Fun in the sun at teddy bears' picnic

David Cameron speaking at Ormiston Bolinbroke Academy

VIDEO: David Cameron delivers keynote speech in Runcorn

Firefighters tackle two arson attacks

Firefighters tackle two arson attacks

Lilli-Mae Moss, Alfie Colebrook and Connor Hughes

Forest school inspires children to develop new skills

Visitors annoyed over parking charges at Warrington Hospital

Visitors angry over hospital parking charges and fines

Jonathan Caza, Ellie Walsh-O'Neill, Eva Moller, James Gawit and Amelia Worrall IPZE12615

Show you care, park elsewhere

Marie Curie invites people to throw a tea party

Cancer charity invites people to host a fun-filled tea party

Lifesaving vaccine welcomed by meningitis charity

Lifesaving vaccines to be rolled out

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