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Runcorn school in special measures has improvement plan deemed 'not fit for purpose' by inspectors

St Chad's Catholic And Church of England High School in Runcorn is in special measures.

St Chad's Catholic And Church Of England High School was branded 'inadequate' by Ofsted in September

Halton's MP quizzes defence secretary on Armed Forces chain of command improvements after Al-Sweady Inquiry

Halton MP Derek Twigg spoke to Michael Fallon in the House Of Commons.
Derek Twigg spoke to Michael Fallon in the House Of Commons

Designer of kayak factory oven in which Runcorn dad died admits there were no instructions on how to use it

Alan Catterall of Runcorn died at Pyranha Mouldings after he was trapped inside an oven at the factory.
Peter Mackereth has denied a charge of breaching health and safety laws

'Innovative' houses with roof gardens and undercroft parking approved in Runcorn

A side-on view of the plan for 16 houses on Percival Lane in Runcorn.
Go-ahead for 16 properties on Percival Lane

Up to 10 Halton suspects arrested by police on Operation Hatay's first day

Operation Hatay is up and running for the third time since June 2014 in an attempt to round up those in the county evading justice.
A total of 10 suspects were arrested in Cheshire police's Northern Area, which includes Runcorn and Widnes

Hammer used in bid to enter house in attempted burglary in Runcorn

A hammer was used by burglars in an attempt to gain access to a house in Runcorn.
The incident took place on Malpas Road
Science students from Cronton Sixth Form Juliet Porter, Catherine Arnold and Andrew Owen won the Armourers and Brasiers Sixth Form materials competition

Widnes students receive science awards in London ceremony

Juliet Porter, Catherine Arnold, and Andrew Owen from Cronton Sixth Form College attended the awards ceremony at the Armourers' Hall

Generous Widnes schoolboy donates toys bought through his own fundraising efforts

Harrison Lightfoot with his stack of toys to be donated to the Wire FM toy appeal
Harrison Lightfoot is a pupil at Farnworth Church Of England Primary School

Catwalk success for Cronton fashion students at Clothes Show Live

Cronton Sixth Form students at the Clothes Show Live
Catwalk success for Cronton fashion students at Clothes Show Live

Widnes band member marks 90th birthday by playing at Santa Dash

Fred Roscaleer celebrated his 90th birthday by playing Christmas songs at the finish line of the Halton Santa Dash
Fred Roscaleer plays the tuba in the Frodsham Silver Band
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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