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Pet therapy dog falls to death at Pex Hill quarry near Widnes

Buffy, a two-year-old Newfoundland, two, who died after she fell from the cliff at Pex Hill quarry.

Owner says gap in fence means child could be killed next

Do or die for Vikings play-off hopes against Hull KR

Widnes Head Coach Denis Betts
Betts says team must win against rivals

Police appeal for witnesses after robbers throw women to ground while taking cash and cigarettes from Widnes shop

Police are appealing for witnesses following the robbery on Tuesday evening
Officers said incident took place on Tuesday, July 29

Average teachers' pay in Runcorn and Widnes schools in special measures tops £37,000

West Bank Primary School
Public spending lobby group says performance related pay should be considered

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
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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