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Police appeal after vulnerable man with family in Runcorn goes missing

David Harrington, 58, who has family in Runcorn is missing after last being seen in Hastings at around 10pm on Tuesday, October 14.

David Harrington, 58, was last seen in Hastings at around 10pm on Tuesday, October 14

Efit released after attempted bag snatch in Runcorn

An efit image of the suspect.
Would-be thief reported to have struck during broad daylight

Whiston Hospital warns X-ray services affected this Monday by four-hour walkout

Radiographers at Whiston Hospital, pictured, and other NHS sites are staging and four-hour walkout on Monday.
The Society Of Radiographers votes for national industrial action from 9am-1pm

Firefighters cut motorist free from car after four-vehicle crash on Runcorn road

Cheshire Fire And Rescue Service was called to the crash at 7.33am.
Collision on Daresbury Expressway this morning

Halton is ready for Ebola says health chief

A health worker in Liberia loads an Ebola victim onto a truck to be taken away for cremation.
'UK hospitals have proven record with this type of disease'

Cheshire police and crime commissioner backs Widnes Police Station move after public consultation

Cheshire police and crime commissioner John Dwyer has backed the proposals after a public consultation.
John Dwyer has in principle agreed to the move to John Briggs House on Gerrard Street
Angus, a one-year-old West Highland Terrier, is owned by Jo and Guy who said he likes watching Formula 1 racing and period dramas on the telly, and Crufts. His favourite food
is smoked salmon and when he eats dog biscuits he leaves crumbs all over the floor.

In pictures: Pets of the week, October 16

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Charges dropped against driver who killed nephew of Big Fat Gypsy star Paddy Doherty following mass brawl at baby's funeral

The travellers' camp site in Warrington Road, Runcorn, near to Asmoor Industrial Estate
David McDonagh was ran over and killed - but the driver will only face charges of driving without insurance

Stretch of M56 closed off after serious accident involving bus, two lorries and a car

Police have now closed the motorway eastbound between junction 12 near Chester services and junction 14 at Runcorn

In pictures: Pets of the week, October 9

Merlin is a five-and-a-half-year-old Tabby/Persian mix who likes company, attention, playing
and sleeping, according to owner Peter Fallon of Widnes.
Take a look at our latest pets of the week
Widnes' Paddy Flynn goes for the gap between Castleford's Michael Shenton and Oliver Holmes.

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

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

RFL investigation into Widnes Vikings Challenge Cup semi-final pitch invasion continues

Widnes Vikings chief executive James Rule has thanked Vikings fans who have cooperated with the investigation
The Super League club published stills of alleged perpetrators exclusively in the Weekly News

Young victim of dog attack meets Widnes Vikings stars

Widnes Vikings players Kevin Brown and Danny Tickle with Riley Fox who was attacked by a dog in Liverpool in August.
Riley Fox, aged four, met Vikings stars Kevin Brown and Danny Tickle
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

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

Eclectic mix of talent from borough and further afield

Tour of Britain: Send us your pictures as the cycle race kicks off in Liverpool

Bradley Wiggins will ride in the Tour of Britain in Liverpool
We particularly want to see images of the Tour of Britain that could only be captured in Liverpool

Widnes Foodbank organises abseiling fundraiser down Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral

The Widnes Foodbank abseiling fundraiser down Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral will take place on Saturday, August 9. Picture Andrew Teebay
Event will take place on Saturday, August 9

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
Widnes Wild 5 Nottingham Lions1

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