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Road in Widnes closed after lorry overturns near Rainhill Stoops roundabout

Overturned lorry at the exit towards Widnes from the Rainhill Stoops roundabout on Thursday, August 21.

Police were called to the incident at 8.40am this morning

City board says Halton Curve has potential to generate 'large benefits'

Merseytravel mulls £10.4m rail upgrade through Runcorn and Widnes as 30-year strategy takes shape

Whiston Hospital trust best in country according to patient survey

Ranking welcomed as 'fantastic'

Widnes Vikings to run booze ban trial at Friday's clash against Wigan

No alcohol to be allowed in spectator seats

Disadvantaged young people across Runcorn and Widnes to receive mentoring after organisation's funding boost

The Youth Federation estimates that there are currently 6,650 children living in poverty in Halton.
The Youth Federation (YF) will deliver the NGage programme to support 144 young people across Halton

Security alert after crooks swipe keys from house in Runcorn then drive off in car

Residents urged to keep property secure
MGF supporters

Climbers from Halton testicular cancer charity ascend Snowdon in annual event

The Mark Gorry Foundation climb up the Welsh peak every year with other cancer organisations

In pictures: Pets of the week, August 28

Chester is a 10-year-old black Labrador, owned by Trish of Runcorn who said he likes walks, being pampered and swimming
Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Crowds flock to Creamfields 2014 in Daresbury

Crowds enjoy the action at Creamfields. Picture by Howard Hill
Calvin Harris brought the festival to a close on Sunday evening

Saints Peter and Paul celebrates

Saints Peter And Paul Catholic College principal Wendy White
Saints Peter and Paul celebrates GCSE results

Widnes Vikings to run booze ban trial at Friday's clash against Wigan

No alcohol to be allowed in spectator seats

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

Vikings fans applaud Pat Price's funeral procession as it passes by the Select Security Stadium.
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
The Widnes Foodbank abseiling fundraiser down Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral will take place on Saturday, August 9. Picture Andrew Teebay

Widnes Foodbank organises abseiling fundraiser down Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral

Event will take place on Saturday, August 9

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

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

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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