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Violent robber who took cash from Widnes postman jailed for nearly five years

Craig Gibbs has been imprisoned for four years and eight months for two seperate robberies in Widnes and Liverpool.

Craig Gibbs, 29, from Liverpool was sentenced on Tuesday, July 22, at Liverpool Crown Court

Chancellor announces free crossings for Halton residents on Mersey Gateway and Silver Jubilee bridges

The Mersey Gateway bridge updated
Efficiencies and savings made full discount possible

Murder probe launched after man found with cuts to neck and arms in Whiston

Merseyside Police stand guard outside a property in Whiston, where a man in his 50s has died after suffering lacerations to his neck and
Suspect, 51, arrested

Runcorn MP says tolls announcement and Halton Curve bonanza show Government's commitment to region

Graham Evans MP updated
Graham Evans reacts to latest boost to area

Twigg says A14 'local road' could have been decider in tolls battle

MP 'delighted' with announcement

Halton Council chiefs welcome free crossings across Mersey Gateway and Silver Jubilee bridges for residents

Cllr Rob Polhill, Halton Borough Council leader.
Council leader Rob Polhill and chief executive David Parr among those to express delight
Merseyside Police stand guard outside a property in Whiston, where a man in his 50s has died after suffering lacerations to his neck and

Murder probe launched after man found with cuts to neck and arms in Whiston

Suspect, 51, arrested

Twelve motorists injured in RTCs involving an HGV in Halton in past year

Martyn Platts, 55, who was killed in a collision in Runcorn
Collisions with lorries in Halton resulted in 12 casualties over the past 12 months.

Halton Council chief expresses joy after 82% of borough's schools now judged to be good or outstanding by Ofsted

Cllr Ged Philbin, Halton Council’s executive member for children, young people and families
Cllr Ged Philbin has hailed the achievement

Girl taken to hospital by fire engine after hour-long wait for ambulance in Runcorn

Courteney Pimlett, 16, of Runcorn, remained in The Walton Centre head trauma unit over the weekend after a collision with a car. She was taken to hospital by fire engine after waiting an hour for an ambulance
Ambulance service agrees to 'thorough investigation'
Vikings fans applaud Pat Price's funeral procession as it passes by the Select Security Stadium.

Rugby league fans line streets for legendary Widnes Vikings supporter Pat Price's funeral

Vikings stalwart died in her sleep nearly two weeks ago

Widnes dad proud of guitarist son after Halton's Got Talent triumph

Liam McGrath from Widnes performing at Halton's Got Talent 2014.
Wade Deacon pupil Liam McGrath, 15, won the £250 prize after performing his own song on the night

Tributes paid after legendary Widnes Vikings fan Pat Price dies

Pat Price with a commemorative gift given to her by the club on her 77th birthday. PIC: Widnes Vikings
The Vikings' 'Fan Of Pride' died in her sleep last Friday aged 77

Ex-Widnes Vikings player Ryan Tandy dies in Australia

Tandy played 20 times for the Vikings in 2006

Visitors were treated to a host of attractions and events including pottery, zorbs, swing boats and rock climbing at Halton Village Millennium Green fun day. Photo by Ian Percival

Villagers flock to Millennium Green fun day in Runcorn

Organisers delighted with event

Mini Plodders event pits children against parents in Commonwealth Games-themed activities

The Mini Plodder programme at the Heath School, Runcorn was enjoyed by all.
By John McDougall Halton ladies running group, the Plodders, held the event at the Heath School in Runcorn

Watch: Take a tour of Liverpool's bombed out church

Ambrose Reynolds inside St Luke's Church
St Luke's offers a haven of serenity in a bustling city

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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