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Widnes Vikings hit with £20,000 fine after 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

Runcorn dealer jailed for 42 months over 9.5 grams of 12%-purity cocaine

Chris Davies, 23, of Camelot Way, Runcorn, was jailed for three years and six months after being convicted of selling cocaine.
Defendant claimed he 'found drug in pub toilets'

Nearly 2,000 fixed penalties for speeding and careless driving issued in Halton postcodes in 2013, charity statistics show

A total of 1,948 fixed penalties for speeding and careless driving were issued in 2013 in the WA7 and WA8 postcodes, which cover Runcorn and Widnes respectively. PIC: Chris Radburn/PA Wire
Road safety charity Brake published the figures as part of its Look Out For Each Other Campaign

Runcorn election contenders exchange blows over sincerity of photo opps in row over beer law

Labour election hopeful Julia Tickridge and Conservative incumbent Graham Evans MP have clashed over a vote that allowed landlords to buy beer from the open market rather than being tied to deals with big breweries and whether their publicity pictures are backed by intent and sincerity.
Conservative MP and Labour contender clash after vote on whether to allow landlords to buy beer on open market or be tied to brewery contracts

Knife-wielding mugger from Runcorn who assaulted police officer sent down

Culprit tried to rob cyclist near The Uplands bus stop outside Halton General

Widnes man appears in court charged with attempted murder

Warren Flaherty, 49, of Greenway Road, appeared at Chester Crown Court on Monday, November 24.
Warren Flaherty, 49, of Greenway Road, appeared for a preliminary hearing at Chester Crown Court on Monday, November 24
Pupils and staff from Hallwood Park Primary School in Runcorn raised money for Children in Need by dressing up as their favourite superhero

Runcorn primary school raises money for Children In Need

Children at Hallwood Park Primary School came into class dressed as their favourite superheroes

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 pupils fundraise for Children in Need and World Diabetes Day

Pupils from Farnworth CE Primary, Widnes took part in Children in Need and World Diabetes day
Children at Farnworth Church Of England School, on Pit Lane, wore onesies, pyjamas and blue clothing on Friday, November 14

Burlesque classes that started in Widnes launch in Runcorn

Halton Burlesque class teacher Helen Bilio with those who attend her classes. Helen runs La Bella Burlesque classes every week in both Runcorn and Widnes.
La Bella Burlesque is run by Helen Bilio and sessions are held at Kingsway Leisure Centre and Castlefields Community Centre
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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