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Chancellor announces free crossings for Halton residents on Mersey Gateway and Silver Jubilee bridges

The Mersey Gateway bridge

Efficiencies and savings made full discount possible

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

Girl taken to hospital by fire engine after hour-long wait for ambulance in Runcorn

Courteney Pimlett, 16, of Runcorn, remained in The Walton Centre head trauma unit over the weekend after a collision with a car. She was taken to hospital by fire engine after waiting an hour for an ambulance
Ambulance service agrees to 'thorough investigation'

Weightlifting couple from Widnes triumph at Merseyside competition

Jon and Jenny Towell, of Widnes took part in the Merseyside's Strongest competition.
Jon and Jenny Towell took part in Merseyside's Strongest 2014 competition

High profile cases and better victim support trigger 36% sex offence hike in Halton

Latest statistics discussed

Runcorn pervert who flashed two girls on their way to school handed community order

Doyle appeared at Chester Crown Court
Michael Doyle, 31, of Constables Close in Castlefields had pleaded guilty to exposure at an earlier hearing
Courteney Pimlett, 16, of Runcorn, remained in The Walton Centre head trauma unit over the weekend after a collision with a car. She was taken to hospital by fire engine after waiting an hour for an ambulance

Girl taken to hospital by fire engine after hour-long wait for ambulance in Runcorn

Ambulance service agrees to 'thorough investigation'

Your Champions 2014

Last year's Champion of Champions Gary Steele, second left, founder of Leighton Hospital's Prostate Cancer Awareness group, with Trinity Mirror host Carl Wood, right, ScottishPower host Neil Clitheroe, second right, and special guest Wynne Evans, left
Who will be this year's community champions?

Halton Ramblers visit Haworth for a day of hiking

Members of Halton Ramblers visited Haworth, West Yorkshire for a series of walks
Ramblers step out in the Yorkshire countryside

In pictures: Pets of the week, July 10th

Four-year-old black Labrador, Sam loves to go for long walks on Runcorn Hill. He was nominated by owner Colin Wood.
Take a look at our latest pets of the week
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

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

Villagers flock to Millennium Green fun day in Runcorn

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

Watch: Take a tour of Liverpool's bombed out church

Ambrose Reynolds inside St Luke's Church
St Luke's offers a haven of serenity in a bustling city
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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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