All stories for 03 Feb 2005
A GROUP of Runcorn Cubs had a hair-raising start to their trip to Disneyland Paris when they were caught up in a major bomb alert.
A COUPLE who miraculously survived a speedboat accident on the east coast of Thailand which killed eight people have relived their fight for life.
NEIGHBOURS from hell have been evicted and their property shut down by police after magistrates heard it was used as a 24-hour crack house.
A SOUTHPORT rugby player who was airlifted to hospital with a suspected broken neck has made a full recovery thanks to the swift response of the North West Air Ambulance Crew.
HUNDREDS of schoolchildren in Runcorn and Widnes are being taught important messages and life skills as part of an programme to prepare them for adult life.
A HOUSEHOLDER has called for tougher action against young offenders after a 14-year-old Runcorn yob caught on camera smashing his front window was given a police caution.
COUNCIL bosses have announced the start of work on a new blueprint which will help shape the future of the borough.
A DRUG addict mother and daughter who were involved in the brutal killing of a Widnes OAP have been caged.
PENSIONERS living in a building choked with asbestos faced more dis-comfort at the weekend when their rooms were flooded.
LIVERPOOL'S Empire Theatre celebrates its 80th anniversary next month. The building - described in advertising at the time as The Wonder Theatre - was presenting on March 9, 1925, the suitably titled revue, Better Days.
FRAIL pensioners have hit out at the council after being 'left stranded' without the use of a working lift in their tower block flats.
BRAVE Widnesian Ian Spencer has confirmed reports suggesting that the capsized speedboat was overcrowded.
ANGRY workers at chemical manufacturer Thermphos are up in arms after receiving 'shocking' news that a quarter of the 120-strong workforce is to be axed.
ONE of British rock music's original greats makes his appearance at Pacific Road Arts Centre, Birkenhead, on Saturday.
ST MICHAEL'S Golf Club is hoping to bury last year's crippling course closure with a totally new-look professionally designed course.
AWIDNES primary school which raised funds to promote landmine awareness has been given a distinguished endorsement by Adopt-A-Minefield patrons Paul and Heather Mc-Cartney.
A SPORTS facility which provides the venue for scores of Runcorn football teams could be forced to close unless it manages to secure funding for vital maintenance work.
A NEW guide has been released to help people visiting Frodsham town centre to find their way around.
POLICE seized alcohol and cigarettes in a crackdown on booze-fuelled violence in Frodsham.
THIS year marking the centenary of the birth of the playwright/ actor Emlyn Williams, it seemed only natural that Clwyd Theatr Cymru at Mold should celebrate the fact.
THE directors of crisis-hit Runcorn FC Halton have had emergency talks with borough council chiefs over the club's spiralling debts.
SOME of the nation's favourite actors assemble for one of the most hilarious and enduring thrillers - Arsenic and Old Lace.
BIRKENHEAD Operatic Society presents the one-night spectacular, Down Memory Lane, at the Gladstone Theatre in Port Sunlight tonight.
ONE of the world's most famous scientists, Dame Jane Goodall, is taking time out of her busy schedule to give a lecture in the Tenants' Hall at Tatton Park and tickets for the event are already selling quickly.
ORIGINAL Zombies Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone are touring the UK promoting their new album, As Far As I Can See.
HE Infectious rhythms and exotic dance routines of South America come to The Brindley in Runcorn when the new venue hosts its Salsa Grooves and Moves event on Friday.
THE UK's only deaf comedian is taking his critically acclaimed 2002 Edinburgh Festival show to Warrington, as part of his first ever national tour.