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Wife of worker who died in industrial oven in Runcorn tells court of his mood on the day he died

Alan Catterall, 54, of Murdishaw, Runcorn, who died at Pyranha Mouldings in Runcorn on December 23, 2010.

Court hears of workplace stress at kayak and canoe factory, where Alan Catterall worked

Cannabis grower 'self medicating' with drug in Runcorn after bereavement receives caution

Cannabis was found growing in a house on Kingsley Road in Runcorn. The grower said he was 'self-medicating' after a bereavement.
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Halton's MP questions a defence minister over constituent unable to join Army

Halton MP Derek Twigg quizzed parliamentary under-secretary of state for defence Julian Brazier.
Derek Twigg spoke to parliamentary under-secretary of state for defence Julian Brazier in the House Of Commons \n

Biomass plant set to be built in Widnes after transport firm announces £110m deal

The Stobart multi-modal site in Widnes.
The plant will be built at Stobart's multi-modal site in Widnes

Lane and exit slip for Runcorn to reopen after lorry sheds wine on M56

Lane one and the exit slip on the M56 eastbound junction 12 at Runcorn are due to reopen at about 3.50pm. updated
Two HGVs involved in collision

One lane of eastbound M56 closed near Runcorn after two HGVs involved in collision

Junction 12 of the M56 outside Runcorn, where two lorries have been involved in a collision.
The Highways Agency said that recovery will take 'some time'
Runcorn Town Hall

Mayor invites public to open day at Runcorn Town Hall

Festive season kicks off with choirs and tour of landmark mansion

Widnes dance school set to perform annual musical at Runcorn theatre

G School of Dance competition team
The G School Of Dance will perform It's A Muscial World at The Brindley

Awards evening at Runcorn school marks students' achievements

Award and celebration evening at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy
Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy welcomed Levi Tafari as a guest speaker

Caught on camera

These two men are wanted by police in connection with an alleged theft from the Iceland store in Albert Square, Widnes. Quote incident number CC14331525.
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Lloyd White, Manase Manuokafoa and Kevin Brown model the new Widnes Vikings kit with young fans Cameron and Chloe Shaw

Widnes Vikings unveil new kit

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

No arrests made during Widnes-Warrington encounter as police presence stepped up for fixture

Widnes Vikings chief executive James Rule said the club sent its own stewards to the Halliwell Jones Stadium to ‘help identify potential trouble makers’.
Cheshire police said seven people were handed section 27 notices as 48 extra officers were deployed at the fixture
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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