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Runcorn woman fined £400 over allowing dog poo to amass in back yard

An image showing dog poo in Kimberley Barker's back yard in Runcorn.

Defendant prosecuted in absence after failing to clear up faeces

Boyfriend bit and kicked girlfriend and threatened to push her down stairs while baby 'screamed in hysterics' in Runcorn

James Hogg learned his fate today at Warrington Crown Court
Defendant's four-month prison sentence suspended for two years

Trio arrested after warrant executed in Widnes discovers 'crack house'

Police said that three people were arrested on Tuesday, January 20, following a search warrant at a property on Smith Road in Widnes which officers said was a 'crack house'.
Two women and a man have been released on bail following search on Smith Road

Runcorn takeaway's licence suspended for three months by councillors

Carlos Pizza on High Street in Runcorn has had its licence suspended for three months by Halton Council.
Regulatory committee considers report on Carlo's Pizza on High Street

Hunt for knife-wielding Widnes fast food restaurant robber

Police outside McDonald's on Moor Lane in Widnes yesterday. updated
Officers release description of suspect

Major £4.5m rebuild and restoration project begins at Norton Priory in Runcorn

Archaeologists have started dismantle the floor in medieval undercroft at Norton Priory, marking the start of a major £3.7m refurbishment and rebuild of the museum.
Painstaking process of removing Victorian tiles begins
Ormiston Chadwick Academy, Widnes

Widnes students take part in firefighter-led enrichment programme

Pupils from Ormiston Chadwick Academy are learning skills on the Respect Programme

Choir opened in Widnes by singer and musical director

Actor, singer and musical director Jay McWinen
Jay P Mcwinen has established the H'arts And Voices Choir at St John's Centre, Widnes

Annual performance showcases musical talents of Widnes students

Pupils at the opening night of We Will Rock You
We Will Rock You performed by Saints Peter And Paul Catholic College students

Pets of the past: Remember your pet in print and online

Twinkle and Daisy were two guinea pigs owned by Hayley. They enjoyed tormenting the dog, constantly squeaking for food and cuddles.
If you would like to remember your pet in print and online, send us their picture and details
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.

Widnes Vikings calls on thousands to take part in Guiness World Record attempt

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

Sin-binnings proved Widnes's undoing as they went down 16-0 at Warrington Wolves

Widnes Vikings' Coach Dennis Betts. PIC: John Rushworth
Both coaches used the opportunity to give some fringe players game-time in the re-arranged Festive Friendly.

Widnes Vikings 2015 away kit revealed

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.
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
Alan Kennedy, Ronnie Whelan and Ian Rush with the League Cup in 1982. All three legends are due to appear in Runcorn on March 20 with the European Cup to give the inside story on their 1984 victory over Roma.

European Cup-winning Reds legends in Runcorn for sportsman's evening

Ian Rush, Ronnie Whelan and Alan Kennedy at Halton Royal British Legion on March 20

Classic Viennese Whirls And Waltzes concert coming to The Brindley in Runcorn later this month

The Northern Chamber Orchestra will be in Runcorn at The Brindley, Sunday 25 January, 3pm, with its Classic Viennese Whirls and Waltzes
National Chamber Orchestra lays on programme of favourites from Strauss, Lehar and others

Yesterday Once More (The Music of The Carpenters)

Kim Dickinson
Tribute to The Carpenters comes to The Brindley

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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