All but a relatively small number of the two-up, two-down terraced houses which formed the main arteries of the streets running down to Lowlands Road, its shops and the Empress Cinema in Runcorn have long gone
The old days of jazz bands were a little before my time, so it came as a pleasant surprise when retired teacher Peter Johnson told me there was a thriving tinsmiths business which not only operated in our locality but also produced the best of the kazoo-style instruments required in this particular field
Published every Thursday, the Runcorn & Widnes Weekly News provides local community news, sport and advertising opportunities to people in Runcorn, Widnes and surrounding areas.
The title reaches more than one in four people within this area each month. It sells over 9,000 print copies and has a readership of 27,268.
The website reaches a significant proportion of people with good disposable incomes, with 55% of users within the ABC1 demographic. It delivers an audience of 33,378 unique users and 122,848 page views on average each month.
Sources: Omniture monthly average UK figures April-June 2013, JICREG April 2013 ABC July-Dec 2012.
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