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The Health And Safety Executive said that more than 450 workplace injuries have been recorded in Halton over a two-year period.

Over 450 workplace injuries recorded in Runcorn and Widnes over two years

Figures have been released by the Health And Safety Executive

Halton MP quizzes health minster in Westminster on A&E issues

Halton MP Derek Twigg spoke to Norman Lamb in the House Of Commons.
Derek Twigg spoke to Norman Lamb in the House Of Commons

Burglary trio who entered Widnes home while victim slept jailed

Scott McLean, 23, of Hough Green Road in Hough Green, Widnes, has been sentenced to four years imprisonment in total for one count each of aggravated burglary and possession of a prohibited weapon, which was a CS spray canister.
Scott McLean, 23, Anthony Mulvany, 22, and Wayne Jones, 26, were sentenced at Chester Crown Court

Plan to demolish and rebuild Widnes school approved by councillors despite HSE objections

Plans to demolish and relocate Halebank Church Of England School in the same area have been approved by Halton Council.
Councillors have given the green lights to plans to rebuild Halebank C Of E Controlled Primary School

Proposals to build beer garden at Runcorn pub approved despite councillors' concerns

Halton Council's development control committee approved plans to build a beer garden at The Beechwood Hotel in Runcorn.
Plans to build a beer garden at The Beechwood Hotel were rubber-stamped by the development control commitee
Christopher Ravenscroft, 31, of Heath Road, Widnes, has been sent down for for 30 months for dealing cocaine.

Cocaine dealer from Widnes jailed

Culprit had full-time job and no previous convictions

Cocaine dealer from Widnes jailed for 30 months

Christopher Ravenscroft, 31, of Heath Road, Widnes, has been sent down for for 30 months for dealing cocaine.
Offender had full-time job and no previous convictions

Cocaine dealer from Widnes jailed for 30 months

Christopher Ravenscroft, 31, of Heath Road, Widnes, has been jailed for 30 months for dealing cocaine.
Offender had full-time job and no previous convictions

Cocaine dealer from Widnes jailed for 30 months

Christopher Ravenscroft, 31, of Heath Road, Widnes, has been jailed for 30 months for dealing cocaine.
Offender had full-time job and no previous convictions

Secretary of state for culture 'impressed' by Norton Priory in Runcorn

But minister saved from question about 'page 3' by entourage

Halton MP questions politicians in Westminster on 'relentless' pressures faced by hospital staff

Halton MP Derek Twigg spoke to William Hague and Andy Burnham in Westminster.
Derek Twigg spoke to William Hague and Andy Burnham in the House Of Commons

DWP reports 'feelgood factor' around labour market in Halton as jobseekers rate plunges 37% in 12 months

The rate of Halton residents of working age claiming Jobseekers' Allowance has plunged 37% in the past year. Philip Toscano/PA Wire
'Exciting' year ahead for borough as young jobseekers rate nearly halves in a year

Halton MP quizzes health minster in Westminster on A&E issues

Halton MP Derek Twigg spoke to Norman Lamb in the House Of Commons.
Derek Twigg spoke to Norman Lamb in the House Of Commons
Andy Reid represented the military charity Pilgrim Bandits to speak to children at Hallwood Park Primary School

Afghanistan war hero and triple amputee visits Runcorn primary school

Andy Reid spoke to children and their families at Hallwood Park Primary School

Widnes students take part in firefighter-led enrichment programme

Ormiston Chadwick Academy, Widnes
Pupils from Ormiston Chadwick Academy are learning skills on the Respect Programme

Annual performance showcases musical talents of Widnes students

Pupils at the opening night of We Will Rock You
We Will Rock You performed by Saints Peter And Paul Catholic College students

From Cronton to Harvard

Students at Cronton Sixth Form College are hoping to experience life at universities in the United States, after being selected to apply for the prestigious Sutton Trust US Programme 2015
Students from Cronton Sixth Form College selected to apply for the Sutton Trust US Programme 2015
The 3MG site, which will host Stobart's biomass plant in Widnes

Stobart in £110m-plus energy deal

Contract adds to plant being built in Widnes

Runcorn Docks records best shipping figures for 25 years

The Kristin C, which provided Runcorn Docks with its biggest ever shipment with a cargo of 6,000 tons of soda ash
Largest ever single shipment unloaded in December

Widnes technology firm contributes to Manchester University brain project

Norcott Technologies has recently completed manufacturing a set of highly complex printed circuit boards for use in the £1bn Human Brain Project (HBP)
Norcott Technologies has supplied circuit boards for the Human Brain Project

Chancellor tours Sci-Tech Daresbury supercomputer centre following £113m Government investment

Chancellor George Osborne with Richard Anderson of the Science And Technology Facilities Council at The Hartree Centre
Collaboration with IBM being ramped up to help businesses access world-class science facilities
Vapour at the Runcorn incinerator in Weston Point, taken by Clarks Terrace resident Vaughan Knight.

Anger over incinerator steam and noise in Runcorn continues as owners apologise for 'inconvenience'

Energy-from-waste joint venture says extra water vapour is part of testing phase and not 'part of normal operations'

Plans submitted to construct incinerator bottom ash recycling facility in Widnes

An incinerator bottom ash recycling facility could be built on Johnson's Lane in Widnes after plans were submitted to Halton Council.
Ballast Phoenix Ltd want to construct the site on Johnson's Lane and would recycle up to 250,000 tonnes of ash annually

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Videos & Photos

The Transpennine cycle route at Pickerings Pasture, Widnes

Cycle route which passes through Widnes given £275,000 facelift

Halton MP Derek Twigg and St Luke's Church roof project manager Barry Horabin on top of the roof at St Luke's Church in Farnworth, Widnes

Halton's MP views work on Widnes church's roof restoration project

Fairy tale characters invaded Spinney Avenue CE Primary School for a live fairy tale experience for the children to stimulate their imagination's and inspire them to write

Widnes primary school taken over by fairy tale characters

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