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Tesco to close Runcorn store putting 110 jobs at risk

Tesco has announced 43 closures of 'unprofitable stores' across the country. Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Branch in Runcorn Shopping Centre among 43 'unprofitable stores' across country to be axed

Teenager arrested after alleged sexual assault in Runcorn

The alleged offence was reported to have taken place in an area of Runcorn Town Park near Lodge Lane and Runcorn Shopping Centre.
Boy, 16, in custody

Mixed reaction over plans to turn eyesore into 448 one-bedroom flats in Runcorn

East Lane House near Runcorn Shopping Centre in Runcorn.
Critics say East Lane House flats would become beset by social problems while some residents welcome plan to breathe life into derelict block

Protestors demand tighter air monitoring in Runcorn and Widnes

An estimated 100 residents turned out for the Our Halton meeting at The Wilsons on Bridge Street in Runcorn.
Petition calling for more air quality monitors signed by nearly 5,000 residents in under four days

Lib Dems reveal General Election candidate for Halton

Ryan Bate, back, centre left, pictured here with Lib Dem councillors and activists, has been picked as the party's General Election candidate for Halton.
Teacher and former Warrington councillor says his party is the 'only one trying to build stronger and fairer society'

Election fever arrives in Runcorn with the 'Labour Express'

Weaver Vale's election candidate Julia Tickridge, centre, with Jonathan Ashworth MP, Shadow Cabinet Office Minister and election campaign deputy, centre left, and Beechwood Cllr Chris Loftus, front left, and members of the 'Labour Express' in Beechwood, Runcorn, on Saturday.
Shadow Cabinet Office minister and Lucy Powell MP, vice chairwoman of party's General Election campaign, visit Beechwood.
Andy Reid represented the military charity Pilgrim Bandits to speak to children at Hallwood Park Primary School

Afghanistan war hero and triple amputee visits Runcorn primary school

Andy Reid spoke to children and their families at Hallwood Park Primary School

Wedding fair coming to Runcorn Town Hall

Runcorn Town Hall
Exhibitors to include photographers, performers, designers and more

Cycle route which passes through Widnes given £275,000 facelift

The Transpennine cycle route at Pickerings Pasture, Widnes
A stretch of the Trans Pennine Trail from Widnes to Warrington has been improved

Halton's MP views work on Widnes church's roof restoration project

Halton MP Derek Twigg and St Luke's Church roof project manager Barry Horabin on top of the roof at St Luke's Church in Farnworth, Widnes
Derek Twigg visits St Luke's Church in Farnworth
Widnes Vikings have called on thousands of residents to take part in an attempt to set a Guiness World Record for the largest ever number of people to exercise to a fitness video.

Widnes Vikings calls on thousands to take part in Guiness World Record attempt

Residents from across Halton needed as club teams up with Halton health staff for campaign launch and bid to topple record set in China by group of 2,958

Sin-binnings proved Widnes's undoing as they went down 16-0 at Warrington Wolves

Widnes Vikings' Coach Dennis Betts. PIC: John Rushworth
Both coaches used the opportunity to give some fringe players game-time in the re-arranged Festive Friendly.

Widnes Vikings 2015 away kit revealed

Aaron Heremaia, Danny Tickle and Willie Isa joined in the fun with a family of fans for the launch of the Vikings 2015 away kit.
Fans take part in launch photoshoot           

Widnes Vikings and RFL speak out after club fined £20,000 for pitch invasion at Challenge Cup semi-final

Widnes Vikings have been handed a total fine of £20,000 by after being found guilty of serious breaches of Rugby Football League (RFL) Operational Rules by an independent tribunal.
The club was found guilty of serious breaches of RFL operational rules by an independent tribunal
Christian O'Connell is coming to The Brindley in Runcorn in February.

Breaking Dad comedy tour coming to The Brindley in Runcorn

Christian O'Connell examines trials of parenthood from Peppa Pig to beloved pet death

European Cup-winning Reds legends in Runcorn for sportsman's evening

Alan Kennedy, Ronnie Whelan and Ian Rush with the League Cup in 1982. All three legends are due to appear in Runcorn on March 20 with the European Cup to give the inside story on their 1984 victory over Roma.
Ian Rush, Ronnie Whelan and Alan Kennedy at Halton Royal British Legion on March 20

Classic Viennese Whirls And Waltzes concert coming to The Brindley in Runcorn later this month

The Northern Chamber Orchestra will be in Runcorn at The Brindley, Sunday 25 January, 3pm, with its Classic Viennese Whirls and Waltzes
National Chamber Orchestra lays on programme of favourites from Strauss, Lehar and others

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
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