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Man appears in court accused of causing death by dangerous driving of cyclist near Widnes

Michael Rollason appeared at Liverpool Crown Court and will face a trial in May after denying causing the death of a cyclist near Widnes by dangerous driving.

Michael Rollason to go on trial in May

Chinese man racially abused on bus heading from Liverpool to Widnes

Merseyside police are appealing for information from those who witnessed the hate crime on the bus that was travelling from Liverpool to Widnes.
35-year-old was verbally and physically abused by group of five to 10 males

Halton Hospital finances to be investigated by health watchdog

Halton General Hospital.
Monitor looking to find out reasons for 'deterioration' and £5.9m deficit.

Runcorn mum-of-two who smuggled cannabis into prison jailed for four months

Mum-of-two Dennie Ryan from Runcorn was jailed for four months for smuggling drugs into Walton prison.
Drug addict Dennie Ryan, 43, said she was forced to take three wraps of cannabis into HMP Liverpool by her dealer

Runcorn pervert who lied about age and groomed young victims for sexual gratification jailed

Anthony King, 22, has been jailed for 25 months after he preyed on three schoolgirls and groomed them into sending him naked and semi-naked pictures or performing a 'striptease' for him.
Depraved Anthony King, 22, rumbled by vigilant adults prompting advice from detective for more parents and guardians to educate themselves about risks posed by social media and mobile messenger services

Runcorn suspect arrested over alleged MDMA supply in clubland probe

Merseyside Police raided 14 properties across the county. No arrests were made at the address in the picture. One suspect was not from Liverpool or Merseyside, but from Runcorn, in Cheshire.
Raids carried out in Merseyside following fortnight of investigations
More than 200 young people collected their Duke of Edinburgh awards at The Brindley

Halton young people collect Duke Of Edinburgh Awards at Runcorn theatre

More than 200 young people attend ceremony at The Brindley

Science and manufacturing support network launched by Halton Chamber

Dr Peter Cook, Halton Chamber Of Commerce chairman.
Project set up in conjunction with some of sector's top companies in borough

Halton Council paying more than thirty times more than in Yorkshire for water charges

Cllr Dave Thompson, Halton Lea
Motion to be tabled demanding review from secretary of state as councillor says borough's schools also affected by higher rates

Runcorn student gives up school holidays for Mersey Gateway work experience

Halton student Tom Fairclough pictured on site at the Mersey Gateway Project with Merseylink site agent George Houston and senior works manager John Humphrey
Tom Fairclough swapped his February half-term
Huges crowds turned out for the occasion. Picture: Rob Stratford.Huges crowds turned out for the occasion. Picture: Rob Stratford.

IN PICTURES: Widnes Vikings smash Guiness World Record attempt

More than 3,300 take part in epic fitness video session at Select Security Stadium

Widnes pub rebrands to support Prostate Cancer UK ahead of Vikings season

Widnes and Wigan held a pre-match press conference highlighting the awareness of prostate cancer with Vikings head coach Denis Betts and Wigan counterpart Shaun Wane. PIC: @RLPix
The Cricketers Arms on Lowerhouse Lane was renamed Men United Arms

Widnes Vikings Guinness World Record attempt supported by Halton Housing Trust

Widnes Vikings are to hold a Guinness World Record attempt for the biggest number of people to exercise to a fitness video at once on Thursday, February 5.
The Super League club aims to set the record for the most people exercising in a fitness video

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

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.
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
The Picture of Doreen Gray is coming to Runcorn at The Brindley

Up to 30 actors sought in Runcorn and Widnes to appear on stage and on film in comedy show at The Brindley

The Picture Of Doreen Gray producers offer residents chance to act in performance

Award winning musical coming to Runcorn theatre

Her Benny will be at The Brindley, Runcorn this April
Her Benny performance at The Brindley

Male strippers to descend on Runcorn theatre to perform show

The Dreamboys will be at The Brindley, Runcorn on April 2
The Dreamboys to appear at The Brindley

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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