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Over 9,500 pest treatments performed by Halton Council across borough in less than five years

The FOI request showed that rats were the most common pest treatment across Halton. PIC: PA/PA Wire.

Halton Council workers conducted the most procedures for rats

Pair of Runcorn thugs jailed for over three years each for drunken attack in Widnes

Christopher Alexander (left) and Andrew Hearne (right) were sentenced on Tuesday, July 29.
Christopher Alexander, 28, and Andrew Hearne, 35, both of Woodridge in Runcorn, were sentenced on Tuesday July 29

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
HBC Open Spaces operative Ian Thompson with one window ledge affected by pigeon droppings

Pigeon poo problem at Runcorn Town Hall so bad that wedding parties at risk of slipping

Council considering electric shock lining to disperse pests

Commemorations announced in Widnes to mark Great War outbreak centenary

A ceremony marking the centenary of the Great War's outbreak will take place at the cenotaph on Monday, August 4
Event will take place at the Cenotaph in Victoria Park on Monday, August 4

Lights out across Halton to mark start of First World War

Soldiers of the British Army seen here resting by the roadside at Hennecourt, France March 6th 1918
Single lights left on across homes and buildings 100 years on from Britain's entry into Great War

Todger Jones VC statue to be unveiled this weekend

A rare picture of Thomas 'Todger' Jones which was handed to the Todger Jones Statue Campaign, courtesy of Cheshire Military Museum
Parade and ceremony falls on eve of centenary of start of First World War
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

A ceremony marking the centenary of the Great War's outbreak will take place at the cenotaph on Monday, August 4

Commemorations announced in Widnes to mark Great War outbreak centenary

Event will take place at the Cenotaph in Victoria Park on Monday, August 4

Villagers flock to Millennium Green fun day in Runcorn

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
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
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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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