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Charity estimates over 2,500 Halton children go to school in incorrect or unclean uniforms due to cost

The Children's Society has called on the Government to explore capping the costs of school uniforms.

The Children's Society estimates £4.7m is spent by Halton parents annually

Developer behind Runcorn flats bid distances itself from controversial firm that went bust in 2013

A special meeting is due to take place to decide the fate of a bid to turn East Lane House into flats
Absolute Living Developments comments on Companies House documents

Halton charity highlights problems caused by creditors chasing debts

Hitesh Patel, Halton CAB chief executive, said more than 60 people with different types on insolvency issues from the borough have received advice from the charity.
Halton Citizens Advice Bureau said residents being pursued despite having Debt Relief Order

Man appears in court accused of causing death by dangerous driving of cyclist near Widnes

Michael Rollason appeared at Liverpool Crown Court and will face a trial in May after denying causing the death of a cyclist near Widnes by dangerous driving.
Michael Rollason to go on trial in May

Runcorn dangerous driving case adjourned after hospital refuses medical update over state of casualty's injuries

Warrington Crown Court.
Court order on the cards to demand details of victim's condition as lawyer says complainant has 'made a full recovery'

Halton MP quizzes defence secretary on Ukraine situation

Derek Twigg spoke to Michael Fallon in the House Of Commons.
Derek Twigg grills Michael Fallon in commons
Mersey Gateway scoops two European infrastructure awards. Photo shows (L-R) Hugh O'Connor, General Manager of Merseylink, Richard Walker, Project Director at Merseylink, David Parr, Chief Executive of the Mersey Gateway Crossings Board, Rob Polhill, Leader of Halton Borough Council and Chair of the Mersey Gateway Crossings Board

Mersey Gateway finance deal wins two international awards

'Flexible approach' to procurement and £250m in savings brings in double gong victory for project

Runcorn nature spot to host solar eclipse gathering

A combination of two images of the full moon and the Sun in hydrogen light. This shows what will happen during the eclipse and how much of the Sun will be visible. The Moon's surface will not be visible as it is shown here when the eclipse takes place on March 20. Picture by Andrew Davies, of The Knowledge Observatory.
Area set to be plunged into darkness during near-total passage of the Moon's shadow over the Earth

Historic Runcorn tugboat lands £3.8m Heritage Lottery Fund restoration grant

The Daniel Adamson
One of town's cultural gems to carry passengers once again

Halton young people collect Duke Of Edinburgh Awards at Runcorn theatre

More than 200 young people collected their Duke of Edinburgh awards at The Brindley
More than 200 young people attend ceremony at The Brindley
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
The Picture of Doreen Gray is coming to Runcorn at The Brindley

Up to 30 actors sought in Runcorn and Widnes to appear on stage and on film in comedy show at The Brindley

The Picture Of Doreen Gray producers offer residents chance to act in performance

Award winning musical coming to Runcorn theatre

Her Benny will be at The Brindley, Runcorn this April
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
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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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