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General Election: Tell us what matters most in Runcorn and Widnes ahead of the big vote

The General Election 2015 takes place on May 7 and we want you to help us draw up a manifesto for Merseyside

Halton young people urge MPs to vote in favour of standardised cigarette

Young people from Halton are urging MPs to vote in favour of standardised tobacco packs to protect children. Picture shows Thomas Norris and Natasha Clieve.
Vote on issue due in Westminster

Duo charged with Widnes aggravated burglary after alleged baseball bat assault

Arley Drive in Hough Green, Widnes.
Officers called to Arley Drive in Hough Green

Deadline extended for firms to comment on Runcorn business improvement district plans

Church Street is among the areas targeted for the creation of a business improvement district in Runcorn.
Agency reports 'enthusiastic responses' following scheme launch

Drunk thug from Runcorn jailed for pushing policewoman onto railway lines

British Transport Police officer was knocked unconscious during struggle with Kevin Phythian, 32

Widnes mum fumes after son not offered school place despite siblings already attending

Christine Sumner and her 11-year-old son Charlie Roberts, who live on the Cherry Sutton estate in Hough Green in Widnes, holding a letter from Halton Council's School Admissions Scheme.
Christine Sumner's son Charlie Roberts wanted to attend Wade Deacon

General Election: Tell us what matters most in Runcorn and Widnes ahead of the big vote

The General Election 2015 takes place on May 7 and we want you to help us draw up a manifesto for Merseyside

In pictures: Pets of the week, March 5

Chester and Duke are 11-year-old labradors owned by Trish of Runcorn, who said her pets like walks, playing football, eating almost anything, cuddling and sleeping
Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Ditton Community Centre in Widnes scoops award

Ditton Community Centre in Widnes has won a Best Performer award from the Association of Public Service Excellence
Volunteers celebrate 'best performer' title

Everyone invited to homeless support sleepover and soup kitchen at Widnes church

Terri Kearney, of Nighstop, has invited residents and organisations to show their support by coming down to St Paul's Church in Widnes for a couple of hours or to stay for the night.
Campaigners to 'sleep rough' in bid to highlight struggles faced by homeless
Huges crowds turned out for the occasion. Picture: Rob Stratford.Huges crowds turned out for the occasion. Picture: Rob Stratford.

IN PICTURES: Widnes Vikings smash Guiness World Record attempt

More than 3,300 take part in epic fitness video session at Select Security Stadium

Widnes pub rebrands to support Prostate Cancer UK ahead of Vikings season

Widnes and Wigan held a pre-match press conference highlighting the awareness of prostate cancer with Vikings head coach Denis Betts and Wigan counterpart Shaun Wane. PIC: @RLPix
The Cricketers Arms on Lowerhouse Lane was renamed Men United Arms

Widnes Vikings Guinness World Record attempt supported by Halton Housing Trust

Widnes Vikings are to hold a Guinness World Record attempt for the biggest number of people to exercise to a fitness video at once on Thursday, February 5.
The Super League club aims to set the record for the most people exercising in a fitness video

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

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.
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
On Friday, April 14 Acoustic singer/ songwriter Jenny Colquitt, from Widnes, plays The Brindleys intimate Studio space. Photo: Warren Millar Photography.

Widnes singer-songwriter set to debut Runcorn theatre performance

Jenny Colquitt will play The Brindley

Elvis Presley tribute act to perform gig at Runcorn theatre

Elvis Presley tribute act Rob Kingsley will perform at a Runcorn theatre on Friday, April 17.
Rob Kingsley in A Vision Of Elvis

Up to 30 actors sought in Runcorn and Widnes to appear on stage and on film in comedy show at The Brindley

The Picture of Doreen Gray is coming to Runcorn at The Brindley
The Picture Of Doreen Gray producers offer residents chance to act in performance
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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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