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Soldiers of the British Army seen here resting by the roadside at Hennecourt, France 6th March 1918

World War One: Use our search tool to find relatives or people from Widnes and Runcorn who died in the conflict

Full searchable database allows you to discover ancestors who fought in the conflict from Halton and beyond

Robber escapes with post office cash after hiding in photobooth

The Ball Post Office in Widnes
Man pushed postman to the floor as his victim delivered money at The Ball Post Office in Widnes

Business secretary says Mersey Gateway received £470m of government funds

‘Bridge had  £470m  from us’  claims  Cable

Murder probe launched after man found with cuts to neck and arms in Whiston

Merseyside Police stand guard outside a property in Whiston, where a man in his 50s has died after suffering lacerations to his neck and
Suspect, 51, arrested

Bystanders arrest drink drive suspect

The car on its side in Fir Street exclusive
Audi lands on its side in Widnes street
Cheshire police and crime commissioner John Dwyer has opened the second round of the Change The Grange scheme

Second round of funding announced to help develop Runcorn projects

Cheshire police and crime commissioner John Dwyer has announced the next round of Change The Grange

Identities of dead bodies found in the Mersey at Widnes and Frodsham in 1980s may never be known

National Crime Agency database could prompt fresh leads say police

Violent thug who swung 10-inch kitchen knife at teenager in Runcorn caged

Victim dodged whirling blade in 'terrifying' ordeal

Widnes drug dealer jailed over £7,000 stash

Four years behind bars for cocaine and amphetamine pusher

Meeting to take place over Runcorn incinerator 'odour' complaints

Residents 'keep children indoors' due to smells they claim emanate from plant

Temporary trestle bridge built in Runcorn as Mersey Gateway Bridge construction progresses

Halton Council leader Rob Polhill and Merseylink's general manager Hugh O'Connor visit Wigg Island.
Structure is being built at Wigg Island

Halton Council relaxed over rules allowing broadcasters to film meetings

Leader says recording sessions would need protocol

Lights out across Halton to mark start of First World War

Soldiers of the British Army seen here resting by the roadside at Hennecourt, France March 6th 1918
Single lights left on across homes and buildings 100 years on from Britain's entry into Great War
The Youth Federation estimates that there are currently 6,650 children living in poverty in Halton.

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

The Youth Federation (YF) will deliver the NGage programme to support 144 young people across Halton

Saints Peter and Paul celebrates

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

The Heath School GCSE results

The students pictured achieved a staggering 116 A* & A grades between them.
From left to right Michael Thompson, Anastasia Rybina, George Fairclough, Jessica Byrne, Jake Redmond, Isobel Ashley, Libby Banks, Jason Fairclough, Natasha Williams, Dillon Crilly, Pascale Cook, Thomas Ray
The Heath School GCSE results

St Chads GCSE Results

Nicola Glancey, Natalie Harry, Chelsea Holman, Natasha Riley, Amy Smith
St Chads GCSE Results
Mitchell Charlesworth's Brian McCann

Widnes accountancy firm takes the lead at International Festival Of Business event held in Liverpool

Mitchell Charlesworth organised presentations for more than 100 SME delegates

Launch of the 2014 Cheshire Business Awards competition

Chris Naylor of Peckforton Castle, the 2013 Click Consult Business Person Of The Year at Trinity Mirror Cheshire Business Awards 2013. Picture: Ian Cooper
Search begins for cream of the crop of county’s businesses

Home movers come to Halton from as far as Cornwall and Wiltshire

The Silver Jubilee Bridge illuminated
Maps show migration between borough and other areas of England and Wales

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Chris Naylor of Peckforton Castle, the 2013 Click Consult Business Person Of The Year at Trinity Mirror Cheshire Business Awards 2013. Picture: Ian Cooper

Launch of the 2014 Cheshire Business Awards competition

Search begins for cream of the crop of county’s businesses

'Futuristic' eco-homes due to be launched in Widnes

Farmeda Kosar, HHT development manager, Dan Van Den Bos, Cruden site manager, Andy Young, Cruden site agent, Lisa McAllister, Plus Dane project manager, Teresa Tierney, HHT director of housing services, and Paul Slavin, Cruden contract manager, at the trust’s eco-homes in Kingsway, Widnes, right
Three environmentally-friendly homes have been built on Kingsway in Widnes with the first tenants set to move in next week
Whiston Hospital, where James Weston, 22, died with officers probing if his death was drugs related

Identity confirmed of man who died after being taken ill in Widnes hotel room

James Weston, 22, from Leicestershire, died over the Bank Holiday Weekend

Gucci handbag stolen as car windows smashed on Widnes car park

Officers are advising residents to not leave their belongings on show in cars.
Incident took place on Monday, September 1, between 8am and 9am

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MGF supporters

Climbers from Halton testicular cancer charity ascend Snowdon in annual event

Chester is a 10-year-old black Labrador, owned by Trish of Runcorn who said he likes walks, being pampered and swimming

In pictures: Pets of the week, August 28

Crowds enjoy the action at Creamfields. Picture by Howard Hill

Crowds flock to Creamfields 2014 in Daresbury

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