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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.

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

Campaigners to 'sleep rough' in bid to highlight struggles faced by homeless

Runcorn nature spot to host solar eclipse gathering

A combination of two images of the full moon and the Sun in hydrogen light. This shows what will happen during the eclipse and how much of the Sun will be visible. The Moon's surface will not be visible as it is shown here when the eclipse takes place on March 20. Picture by Andrew Davies, of The Knowledge Observatory.
Area set to be plunged into darkness during near-total passage of the Moon's shadow over the Earth

Science and manufacturing support network launched by Halton Chamber

Dr Peter Cook, Halton Chamber Of Commerce chairman.
Project set up in conjunction with some of sector's top companies in borough

Grieving father angry over remembrance garden plans at Widnes Cemetery

An illustration of what the crematorium garden will look like at Widnes Cemetery once an overhaul is completed.
Grandfather who visits with deceased daughter's children said area is being 'turfed over' and memorial vases removed

Runcorn cancer care unit nominated for chartered institute award

The Delamere Centre at Halton General in Runcorn is in the running for a gong at the 2015 RICS North West Awards.
Delamere Centre impresses panel with design
Cheshire Police held a conference on February 25 to embrace the diverse communities of Cheshire. The event was opened by Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer and was part of the Working Together campaign.

Conference held to embrace diversity in Halton

Cheshire police hosts event

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

WATCH: Drunk thug from Runcorn jailed for pushing policewoman onto railway lines

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

DNA marking system targets Halton burglars

Operation Shield launched on March 2 in Halton and across Cheshire. It uses unique DNA liquid to link property and offenders to crime scenes.
Operation Shield has been launched by Cheshire police
The Government has said enough public sector land in Halton has been sold by the Government to build 361 houses on during this Parliament

Government has released enough public land for 361 houses in Halton says Pickles

Cabinet Office claims housebuilding target surpassed

Nearly 300 Halton homeowners on property ladder through Government scheme

A total of 295 Help To Buy deals have been made in Halton since it was established in 2013. PIC: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Help To Buy scheme helps 295 people

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

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

Riverside College preparing for cut to adult skills funding as spending focus shifts towards apprenticeships

Skills Funding Agency slashing overall funding by 11% in 2015-16

Charity estimates over 2,500 Halton children go to school in incorrect or unclean uniforms due to cost

The Children's Society has called on the Government to explore capping the costs of school uniforms.
The Children's Society estimates £4.7m is spent by Halton parents annually

Historic Runcorn tugboat lands £3.8m Heritage Lottery Fund restoration grant

The Daniel Adamson
One of town's cultural gems to carry passengers once again

Halton young people collect Duke Of Edinburgh Awards at Runcorn theatre

More than 200 young people collected their Duke of Edinburgh awards at The Brindley
More than 200 young people attend ceremony at The Brindley
(L-R) Emily Cook and Laura Foran have opened True Physiotheraphy at Truefit Golf Centre

New physio business opening in Widnes

Treatments available for sporting injuries

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

Advertising screen part-funded by Halton Council could appear at Widnes leisure centre

The Hive Leisure Park, Widnes
An LED billboard could be installed at the Hive

Runcorn firm to supply amusement machines to UK's third-biggest bingo operator

Mark Jepp, managing director of Majestic Bingo, left, with Stuart Green, director of national accounts at Runcorn-based Playnation, which will supply its amusement machines to the bingo operator
Playnation has signed a four-year deal with Majestic Bingo
The new facility could be built off Johnsons Lane in Widnes should it be given the green light by councillors.

Widnes incinerator ash facility plan set for approval

Ash facility could be built off Johnsons Lane

Solar farm planned for Widnes landfill site

SBC Renewables wants to build a solar farm on the outskirts of Widnes. Picture: Tim Ireland/PA Wire
Renewables firm says array would generate enough energy for 1,000 homes
Graham Evans MP, Susan Smith, head of Daresbury Laboratory and John Simpson of STFC with a plaque marking the launch.

Cutting-edge medical physics lab opens in Daresbury

State-of-the-art scanners used to train students

Live: Beating Bowel Cancer - the signs to look out for

Log onto our live web TV show from 2pm, when expert Mark Flannagan will give up to date advice and information on bowel cancer

Videos & Photos

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

In pictures: Pets of the week, March 5

Halton Ramblers walk in Hayfield in Derbyshire

Halton Ramblers complete routes around Derbyshire

In pictures: Pets of the week, February 26

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