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Ukip brands road tolls as 'highway robbery' in Runcorn-Widnes bridge protest

Ukip protested over bridge tolls at the Silver Jubilee Bridge this morning.

Party says motorists already paying enough in fuel duty, vehicle excise and road tax to pay for infrastructure

Tougher domestic violence powers stopping abusers from making life hell for women in Runcorn

Powers to protect women from their ex-partners have been used to 'good effect' in Runcorn say police. David Cheskin/PA Wire
Police say prevention orders are a 'brilliant tool' in thwarting former partners who want to stalk and harass

Halton MP backs campaign to make sending sexual messages to children a crime

Derek Twigg MP has backed the NSPCC's campaign to make it a crime to send a sexual message to a child.
Derek Twigg 'alarmed' over rise of online abusers and joins NSPCC in seeking to close legal loopholes

Doorstep conman who fleeced elderly victims for cash in Widnes sent down

Paul Harden was sent down at Chester Crown Court
Crook committed distraction burglary and ran fake raffle scams and took cash for work he never started

Widnes teenager due in court charged with attempted murder over shooting

St Michael's View in Widnes.
Ryan Duggan, 19, will appear today at Halton Magistrates Court

Concern rising for missing teenager known to frequent Runcorn

Joshua Lewis, 16, is known to frequent Runcorn and has not been seen since November 10.
Joshua Lewis, 16, not seen since November 10
Alfie was a six-year-old Yorkshire terrier who was owned by Victoria Cowley of Widnes, he loved his squeaky toys. Victoria said: "Alfie was perfect in every way and I'm lucky to have had such a wonderful and loyal dog, he is missed everyday."

In pictures: Pets of the past, November 27

Take a look at this week's pets of the past

In pictures: Pets of the week, November 27

Trevor is a three-year-old Tom Cat owned Andy and Amy, of Widnes who said Trevor likes sleeping, eating, catching mice and birds and playing with his brother Terry
Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Traders selling fakes warning

Cllr Dave Cargill
Halton Trading Standards says counterfeits can be dangerous

Halton Rocks at The Studio in Widnes raises cash to buy exo-skeleton for disabled Kerry Greenfield

Kerry Greenfield and friends. Photo by Warren Millar Photography
Halton Rocks at The Studio in Widnes raises cash to buy exo-skeleton for disabled Kerry Greenfield
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.

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

The club was found guilty of serious breaches of RFL operational rules by an independent tribunal

Widnes Vikings unveil new kit

Lloyd White, Manase Manuokafoa and Kevin Brown model the new Widnes Vikings kit with young fans Cameron and Chloe Shaw
Green joins black and white on strip

Widnes Vikings launch 2015 kit

Lloyd White, Manase Manuokafoa and Kevin Brown model the new Widnes Vikings kit with young fans Cameron and Chloe Shaw. Cameron, 11, and Chloe, six, got the chance to take part in the shoot at the Venture studios in Rodney Street, Liverpool, following a charity auction won by their parents.
Flash of green on strip honours Vikings Stronghold

Widnes Vikings named club of the year as Castleford's Daryl Clark lands Steve Prescott Man Of Steel award

Widnes' Paddy Flynn goes for the gap between Castleford's Michael Shenton and Oliver Holmes.
Clark beat off competition from St Helens' James Roby and Warrington's Chris Hill to land top award and is also young player of the year
Carols in Wonderland will be held at the Lewis Carroll Centre at All Saints Church. Picture by Rob Stratford

Pupils from Runcorn primary school set to perform at Daresbury fundraiser event

Carols in Wonderland

God Of Hellfire coming to Runcorn

The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown will be at The Brindley on February 26, 2015
Crazy World Of Arthur Brown announces show at The Brindley

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

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
Eclectic mix of talent from borough and further afield
live

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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