• Man taken to hospital after falling from bridge

    A MAN has been taken to hospital after falling from a bridge in Widnes. Police were called to Watkinson Way in the town around 3pm today, Wednesday, to reports of concerns for the welfare of a man. When officers attended they found that a man

  • Number of empty shops more than doubles at local centres

    THE number of shops lying empty in Halton’s local centres has more than doubled since 2014, a new report has revealed. The council recently carried out a survey of the borough’s local centres which found there were 39 vacant units, a hike of 23

  • Sweet smell of success for Sandymoor business owner

    WHEN Emma Smith launched a new business in 2019 she couldn’t have anticipated how difficult the next three years would be as she fought to make a success of Event Cheshire during the Covid-19 pandemic. But the Sandymoor resident’s business has