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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

'Rot in Hell' - Paedophile from Widnes slated from public gallery as he is sent down for vast sick picture collection

Dennis Carroll, 65, formerly of Grisedale, Hough Green, has been caged for two years over a sick collection of images of children numbering at least 35,000.
Investigators counted nearly 40,000 incriminating images but said 330,000 pictures remained unchecked

Widnes 84-year-old slot machine fan 'very upset' after gambling website refuses to pay £10,000 winnings

Doris Harper, 84, was left fuming after an online gambling refused to pay out £10,000 in winnings because her account was set up with her daughter's bank details.
Firms refuses because account was set up using daughter's bank card details despite offer to update them
Halton student Tom Fairclough pictured on site at the Mersey Gateway Project with Merseylink site agent George Houston and senior works manager John Humphrey

Runcorn student gives up school holidays for Mersey Gateway work experience

Tom Fairclough swapped his February half-term

Fitness guru from Runcorn breaks world record in masters 200m relay and European record for his leg

Fitness guru Darren Scott, based at the Heath Business And Technical Park, in Runcorn and also from Runcorn has helped to set a new world record in the M45 200m hurdles relay and a European record for his leg.
Darren Scott hopes achievements might attract sponsors

Halton Hospital finances to be investigated by health watchdog

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

Grieving father angry over remembrance garden plans at Widnes Cemetery

An illustration of what the crematorium garden will look like at Widnes Cemetery once an overhaul is completed.
Grandfather who visits with deceased daughter's children said area is being 'turfed over' and memorial vases removed
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
Her Benny will be at The Brindley, Runcorn this April

Award winning musical coming to Runcorn theatre

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

Digital art exhibition to be held at Runcorn theatre

An art exhibition based on what social media and digital communications by artist Michael Takeo Magruder would look like is coming to the Brindley on February 28 until April 18.
Michael Takeo Magruder's Living Data exhibition comes to The Brindley
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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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