How we use Cookies

Chemical firm admits spilling caustic soda into Runcorn canal

Ineos ChlorVinyls in Weston Point, Runcorn, is Europe's biggest manufacturer of PVC.

Environment Agency prosecutes Ineos ChlorVinyls over 2012 breach

Signed photograph of Adolf Hitler sells for almost £12,500 in Runcorn

A signed picture of Hitler recovered from his bunker that went under the hammer at The Auction Centre in Runcorn on Saturday, September 13.
A private bidder from the UK clinched the sought after item showing the Nazi leader

Council report refers to Runcorn neighbourhood as 'Murdershaw'

The reference to Murdishaw as 'Murdishaw' appeared in the public questions section of a Beechwood and Halton Lea area forum report.
Councillors and charity boss praise area's residents as 'warm' and 'well meaning' after report 'typo'

Widnes man returns home after spending three years in rehabilitation with brain injury

Mark Shepard and his fiancee Debbie Taylor. Mark has just returned home after spending the last three years in rehabilitation recovering from an acquired brain injury.
Mark Shepard fell just a month before he was due to marry his fiancee in June 2011 while on his stag celebrations

Nearly 1,500 people live with dementia in Runcorn and Widnes, charity report states

Pearl and John McCreadie from Widnes. Pearl cares for John who has dementia and a study released by the Alzheimer's Society found that nearly 1,500 people in Halton live with the condition.
The Alzheimer's Society has revealed that there are currently 1,355 people living with dementia in Halton

Pair of robbers caged for stealing two teenage boys' bikes in Runcorn

Peter Schon and Richard Cumpsty, both 27, have been imprisoned for 20 months each.
Peter Schon and Richard Cumpsty were sentenced at Chester Crown Court on Friday, September 12
Michelle Doran, of Widnes, sent in this picture of two-year-old Golden Retriever Chester who likes cuddles and playing fetch.

In pictures: Pets of the week, September 18

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Man stabbed during burglary at his Runcorn home

An e-fit of a suspected burglar in Runcorn
E-fits released of suspected attackers

Ray Miller: The best years of our lives?

The girls of St Bede's infants in 1949, just as they were about to go into the juniors
Taking a sideways look at the past, present and future

Cheshire Business Awards 2014: First names to make shortlist revealed

Global Adventure Challenges Ltd were among the Business of the Year winners at last year's Cheshire Business Awards.
Find out who is in the running for Start-Up and Business of the Year awards
Widnes Vikings chief executive James Rule has thanked Vikings fans who have cooperated with the investigation

RFL investigation into Widnes Vikings Challenge Cup semi-final pitch invasion continues

The Super League club published stills of alleged perpetrators exclusively in the Weekly News

Young victim of dog attack meets Widnes Vikings stars

Widnes Vikings players Kevin Brown and Danny Tickle with Riley Fox who was attacked by a dog in Liverpool in August.
Riley Fox, aged four, met Vikings stars Kevin Brown and Danny Tickle

Widnes Vikings to run booze ban trial at Friday's clash against Wigan

No alcohol to be allowed in spectator seats

Rugby league fans line streets for legendary Widnes Vikings supporter Pat Price's funeral

Vikings fans applaud Pat Price's funeral procession as it passes by the Select Security Stadium.
Vikings stalwart died in her sleep nearly two weeks ago
Sugarking have performed alongside household names Katy B, The Pigeon Detectives and Professor Green and are on the bill for Into The Void in Widnes this Saturday

Music fans take journey Into The Void this Saturday at The Studio in Widnes

Eclectic mix of talent from borough and further afield

Tour of Britain: Send us your pictures as the cycle race kicks off in Liverpool

Bradley Wiggins will ride in the Tour of Britain in Liverpool
We particularly want to see images of the Tour of Britain that could only be captured in Liverpool

Widnes Foodbank organises abseiling fundraiser down Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral

The Widnes Foodbank abseiling fundraiser down Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral will take place on Saturday, August 9. Picture Andrew Teebay
Event will take place on Saturday, August 9

Recap: Non-League football registration deadline day

It is the last day for non league clubs to make signings and we’ll have all the latest news in our live blog

Upbeat Town ready for title chasers

Runcorn Town manager Simon Burton
Glossop North End pose stiff test

Wild tame the Lions in outstanding style

Widnes Wild trio #58 Troy Evans, #77 Bobby Caunce and netminder #64 Greg Ruxton defend the net against Nottingham Lions. Photo: GEOFF WHITE
Widnes Wild 5 Nottingham Lions1

Local Business Search