ARSONISTS set fire to a motorbike in Widnes last night.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene on Liverpool Road shortly after 10pm yesterday, Thursday.

The motorcycle was ‘well alight’ when crews arrived in the area, with one fire engine tackling the blaze near to Widnes Golf Club.

It is believed that the fire was started deliberately.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.