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Man reported missing from Runcorn found in south Cheshire

Police say 57-year-old is safe

Family and police 'extremely concerned' over whereabouts of missing Runcorn man

Michael Johnson, 57, was reported missing from his home in Runcorn this morning.
Public asked to report sightings urgently

Major crackdown on inter-county criminals as Operation Crossbow packs road network along Widnes-Merseyside border

Police head out from Widnes to catch cross-county border criminals this morning updated
More than 110 officers and 45 vehicles on the hunt for crooks with ANPR

Teenager threatened to 'slice open' women and bouncers in Runcorn

Chambers on High Street, Runcorn, where the women sought refuge after being threatened.
Culprit handed suspended prison sentence after 'terrifying' revellers with large kitchen knife

Witnesses sought after security van heist attempt in Widnes

Thugs in balaclavas flee scene in blue Ford Focus ST

CCTV released after car stolen from Runcorn turns up in the West Midlands

Bid to identify pair
A selection of scenes from the Halton Ramblers day out in the South Lake District. Eighty-three members took part

Hikers explore the Lakes

Halton Ramblers explore Staveley, Cumbria

In pictures: Pets of the week, October 2

Max is an eight-week-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier, owned by Kieryn Fanning, of Widnes, who said he likes to play with his toys and cuddle his teddy
Take a look at our latest pets of the week

In pictures: Pets of the week, September 25

Harvey is an eight-year-old English Springer Spaniel, owned by the Houston massive. Some of his pastimes include terrorising squirrels on the park, stealing socks and curtain twitching.
Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Merseyside police officer appears in court accused of sex attacks on girls as young as 13

Christopher Hopkins at Preston Magistrates Court
Suspended PC Christopher Hopkins' solicitor has indicated he will fight the charges
Widnes Vikings chief executive James Rule said the club sent its own stewards to the Halliwell Jones Stadium to ‘help identify potential trouble makers’.

No arrests made during Widnes-Warrington encounter as police presence stepped up for fixture

Cheshire police said seven people were handed section 27 notices as 48 extra officers were deployed at the fixture

RFL investigation into Widnes Vikings Challenge Cup semi-final pitch invasion continues

Widnes Vikings chief executive James Rule has thanked Vikings fans who have cooperated with the investigation
The Super League club published stills of alleged perpetrators exclusively in the Weekly News

Young victim of dog attack meets Widnes Vikings stars

Widnes Vikings players Kevin Brown and Danny Tickle with Riley Fox who was attacked by a dog in Liverpool in August.
Riley Fox, aged four, met Vikings stars Kevin Brown and Danny Tickle

Widnes Vikings to run booze ban trial at Friday's clash against Wigan

No alcohol to be allowed in spectator seats
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

Music fans take journey Into The Void this Saturday at The Studio in Widnes

Eclectic mix of talent from borough and further afield

Tour of Britain: Send us your pictures as the cycle race kicks off in Liverpool

Bradley Wiggins will ride in the Tour of Britain in Liverpool
We particularly want to see images of the Tour of Britain that could only be captured in Liverpool

Widnes Foodbank organises abseiling fundraiser down Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral

The Widnes Foodbank abseiling fundraiser down Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral will take place on Saturday, August 9. Picture Andrew Teebay
Event will take place on Saturday, August 9
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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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