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Over 75 Halton teens at risk of child cruelty in 2013-14, figures show

Figures from the Department For Education have shown that 76 people aged 16 and 17 in Halton were deemed as 'in need' by social services in 2013-14. PIC: Jon Challicom/ChildLine/PA Wire

The Children's Society is calling on MPs to extend protection on child cruelty to 17 year olds

Widnes family thank people for donations after fire guts home before Christmas

The aftermath of a fire on Cross Street in Widnes on Monday, December 15.
Steph and Chris Littler's home on Cross Street caught fire on Monday

Box of syringes filled with adrenaline and atrophine goes missing from Runcorn hospital

Halton General Hospital in Runcorn.
Police said that the medicine 'could potentially be harmful' to those who take it

Fraudster who spent £1m of employer's cash on prositutes told to cough up £3,000 in ill gotten gains

John Skermer, 45, of Widnes, was sentenced to seven years in prison for defrauding £2.1m from Barclays bank and spent £900,000 on prostitutes. PIC: City Of London Police.
John Skermer serving seven years for 'ghost accounts' overdraft scam

Extra Department For Transport funds to help Halton children to learn cycling skills

Lunts Heath pupils with BMX champion Charlotte Green earlier this year. Halton is set to receive an extra £10,000 in funding from the Department For Transport to help children learning cycling skills.
£10,000 awarded by DFT to Halton schools

Thug tries to snatch woman's handbag in attempted robbery in Widnes

Police are appealing for information after an attempted robbery in Widnes.
The 47-year-old woman suffered minor arm injuries during the struggle
Church Street, Runcorn. Picture: James Maloney

Charity that helps older people in Halton offers homeowners festive safety tips

Age UK Mid Mersey has a branch on Church Street in Runcorn

Gypsy band to perform at Runcorn theatre

Gypsies of Bohemia will be performing at The Brindley, Runcorn in February 2015
The Gypsies Of Bohemia will play at The Brindley on Thursday, February 12

Hairdressing student from Halton college gives makeover to customers at Widnes fashion store

Riverside College hairdressing student Louise Dawson
Louise Dawson, who studies at Riverside College, restyled customers' hair at the Widnes branch of New Look

Students from Widnes college experience life in the Army

Uniformed services students at Cronton Sixth Form attend an Army PDA day at St Helens Army Reserve Centre
Uniformed services students from Cronton Sixth Form College visited St Helens Army Reserve Centre
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.

Widnes Vikings 2015 away kit revealed

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

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
The Brindley, Runcorn. Picture: Rob Stratford

English version of Die Fledermaus to be performed at Runcorn theatre in 2015

The Bentley Operatic Society will deliver the performances at The Brindley

Charity to perform adaptation of classic Charles Dickens story in Widnes

Victoria Music Ltd will present its production of Scrooge on Friday, December 12, at The Studio in Widnes.
Scrooge will be performed at The Studio on Lacey Street on Friday, December 12

Comedy show in Runcorn to raise funds for two cancer charities

Pauline Daniels will be performing at The Brindley
Pauline Daniels' Comedy Christmas Cracker will be hosted at The Brindley on Thursday, December 18

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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