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Widnes man arrested as part of morning raids targeting alleged online distribution of indecent images of children

Cheshire police said a 43-year-old Widnes man was arrested in an operation targeting those suspected of uploading and distributing indecent images of children online.

Cheshire police said a 43-year-old Widnes man was arrested this morning, along with 12 other men from across the county

Driver jailed for six months over death of Runcorn motorcyslist

Philip Hawkins, 28, of Sutton Weaver, died after a collision at the Sutton Causeway-Mill Lane junction in Frodsham on April 2, 2013.
Judge call fatal collision a 'tragedy of enormous proportions'

Live: Severe rush-hour traffic delays as vehicle fire closes M56

Lorry fire on the M56 null
Junction 11 Daresbury/Preston Brook to Junction 10 Stretton near Warrington is closed

M56 eastbound shut between junctions 10 and 11 after lorry fire near Runcorn

Motorists heading east being asked to leave motorway before junction 12 at Clifton

Halton's MP quizzes Prime Minister on UK's 'productivity problems'

Halton MP Derek Twigg spoke to Prime Minister David Cameron in the House Of Commons.
Derek Twigg asked David Cameron questions in the House Of Commons on Monday, November 17

Widnes Victoria Cross hero's watch sells for nearly £1,400 in online auction

A watch which belonged to Sgt Thomas Mottershead, a Great War VC recipient from Widnes, sold for nearly £1,400 on eBay. £700 of this will be donated to the Thomas Mottershead Statue Appeal.
An Omega watch that belonged to Sergeant Thomas Mottershead was sold on eBay
Pupils and staff from Hallwood Park Primary School in Runcorn raised money for Children in Need by dressing up as their favourite superhero

Runcorn primary school raises money for Children In Need

Children at Hallwood Park Primary School came into class dressed as their favourite superheroes

Halton Rocks at The Studio in Widnes raises cash to buy exo-skeleton for disabled Kerry Greenfield

Kerry Greenfield and friends. Photo by Warren Millar Photography
Halton Rocks at The Studio in Widnes raises cash to buy exo-skeleton for disabled Kerry Greenfield

Widnes pupils fundraise for Children in Need and World Diabetes Day

Pupils from Farnworth CE Primary, Widnes took part in Children in Need and World Diabetes day
Children at Farnworth Church Of England School, on Pit Lane, wore onesies, pyjamas and blue clothing on Friday, November 14

Burlesque classes that started in Widnes launch in Runcorn

Halton Burlesque class teacher Helen Bilio with those who attend her classes. Helen runs La Bella Burlesque classes every week in both Runcorn and Widnes.
La Bella Burlesque is run by Helen Bilio and sessions are held at Kingsway Leisure Centre and Castlefields Community Centre
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.

Widnes Vikings and RFL speak out after club fined £20,000 for pitch invasion at Challenge Cup semi-final

The club was found guilty of serious breaches of RFL operational rules by an independent tribunal

Widnes Vikings unveil new kit

Lloyd White, Manase Manuokafoa and Kevin Brown model the new Widnes Vikings kit with young fans Cameron and Chloe Shaw
Green joins black and white on strip

Widnes Vikings launch 2015 kit

Lloyd White, Manase Manuokafoa and Kevin Brown model the new Widnes Vikings kit with young fans Cameron and Chloe Shaw. Cameron, 11, and Chloe, six, got the chance to take part in the shoot at the Venture studios in Rodney Street, Liverpool, following a charity auction won by their parents.
Flash of green on strip honours Vikings Stronghold

Widnes Vikings named club of the year as Castleford's Daryl Clark lands Steve Prescott Man Of Steel award

Widnes' Paddy Flynn goes for the gap between Castleford's Michael Shenton and Oliver Holmes.
Clark beat off competition from St Helens' James Roby and Warrington's Chris Hill to land top award and is also young player of the year
Carols in Wonderland will be held at the Lewis Carroll Centre at All Saints Church. Picture by Rob Stratford

Pupils from Runcorn primary school set to perform at Daresbury fundraiser event

Carols in Wonderland

God Of Hellfire coming to Runcorn

The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown will be at The Brindley on February 26, 2015
Crazy World Of Arthur Brown announces show at The Brindley

Music fans take journey Into The Void this Saturday at The Studio in Widnes

Sugarking have performed alongside household names Katy B, The Pigeon Detectives and Professor Green and are on the bill for Into The Void in Widnes this Saturday
Eclectic mix of talent from borough and further afield

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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