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O2 in Preston Brook

1,400 workers at O2 Preston Brook, Runcorn, face uncertain times as takeover talks begin

Hong Kong firm eyes telecommunications giant

Halton Council to 'do all it can' to help to find jobs for Tesco staff in Runcorn

Halton Borough Council leader has called for urgent talks over Tesco's decision to close its Runcorn store. Tesco image: Rui Vieira/PA Wire
Local authority leader Cllr Rob Polhill reacts to 'devastating news' of supermarket closure

Tesco to close Runcorn store putting 110 jobs at risk

Tesco has announced 43 closures of 'unprofitable stores' across the country. Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire updated
Branch in Runcorn Shopping Centre among 43 'unprofitable stores' across country to be axed

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O2 in Preston Brook

1,400 workers at O2 Preston Brook, Runcorn, face uncertain times as takeover talks begin

Hong Kong firm eyes telecommunications giant

Halton Borough Council leader has called for urgent talks over Tesco's decision to close its Runcorn store. Tesco image: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Halton Council to 'do all it can' to help to find jobs for Tesco staff in Runcorn

Local authority leader Cllr Rob Polhill reacts to 'devastating news' of supermarket closure

Tesco has announced 43 closures of 'unprofitable stores' across the country. Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire updated

Tesco to close Runcorn store putting 110 jobs at risk

Branch in Runcorn Shopping Centre among 43 'unprofitable stores' across country to be axed

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

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

Runcorn Docks records best shipping figures for 25 years

Largest ever single shipment unloaded in December

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

Widnes technology firm contributes to Manchester University brain project

Norcott Technologies has supplied circuit boards for the Human Brain Project

Chancellor George Osborne with Richard Anderson of the Science And Technology Facilities Council at The Hartree Centre

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

Collaboration with IBM being ramped up to help businesses access world-class science facilities

The Kristin C, which provided Runcorn Docks with its biggest ever shipment with a cargo of 6,000 tons of soda ash.

Runcorn Docks enjoys best shipping figures for 25 years

Largest ever single shipment arrived via Manchester Ship Canal in December

Sutton Weaver's Ashville Point office development is proving to be popular with a surge of recent lettings

Runcorn office experiences surge of new lettings

Ashville Point in Sutton Weaver has opened its doors to two new firms

Runcorn-based cleaning firm retreats from the high street amid changing trends

Owner of Britain's favourite dry-cleaning chain is to close more than 100 of its traditional outlets

Barry Jones, founder of North West Pets & Exotics, left, with Andy Jones of Merseyside Special Investment Fund.

Widnes pet shop lands £30,000 loan from investment group

Start-up cash for exotic creature store

Neil Matthewman, CEO of national health and social care charity Community Integrated Care

Chief executive of Widnes-based charity honoured at awards ceremony

Neil Matthewman wins title at 3rd Sector Care Awards

Left to right: Pesto team members Imran Acktar, Sutton Coldfield General Manager Russell Bennett, Denny Pierce and Jack Jones launch the giveaway with their very own lucky red pants

Widnes restaurant-goers given red underwear on New Year's Eve

Pesto on Birchfield Road gave away hundreds of pairs

L-R Mark Coxhead, Karl Jacobie and Nick Smith of The Protein Works pictured with Simon King of the Yorkshire Bank

Runcorn sports nutrition firm gains funding agreement with bank to help growth

The Protein Works is being supported by Yorkshire Bank

External shot of the Wood Group new building

New building to open at Runcorn business park in New Year

SOG Ltd has completed a project at The Heath Business and Technical Park to house Wood Group PSN staff

Phil Carroll, of LPW Technology founder, based in Daresbury

Hi-tech Daresbury 3D printing firm hails enterprise zone status

Company says perks have helped firm to grow to £4.5m turnover and 40 employees

The Protein Works

Sports nutrition firm from Runcorn lands accolade at the National Business Awards

The Protein Works was named New Business Of The Year

Global Adventure Challenges Ltd were among the Business of the Year winners at last year's Cheshire Business Awards.

Cheshire Business Awards 2014: First names to make shortlist revealed

Find out who is in the running for Start-Up and Business of the Year awards

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

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

Videos & Photos

Landi is a six-month-old Cavapoo owned by Ste and Liv of Runcorn who said: "Landi likes burying socks around the house, chewing things and going the pub!"

In pictures: Pets of the week, January 29

Year Seven pupils from Wade Deacon School have just competed in their end of course bake-off

Students take the bake–off challenge!

David Harari with winners Dave Barber and Carl Hatton

Construction students celebrated at skills competitions

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