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The Woodland Trust has backed the initiative

Tree lovers invited to plant hundreds of saplings in Widnes to kickstart regrowth of Halton's 'green lungs'

Residents asked for half an hour of their time to leave 'leafy legacy' at The Bongs in Halton View this Saturday

Tree lovers invited to plant hundreds of saplings in Widnes to kickstart regrowth of Halton's 'green lungs'

The Woodland Trust has backed the initiative
Residents asked for half an hour of their time to leave 'leafy legacy' at The Bongs in Halton View this Saturday

In pictures: Pets of the week, January 29

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!"
Take a look at this week's pet gallery

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The Woodland Trust has backed the initiative

Tree lovers invited to plant hundreds of saplings in Widnes to kickstart regrowth of Halton's 'green lungs'

Residents asked for half an hour of their time to leave 'leafy legacy' at The Bongs in Halton View this Saturday

The Woodland Trust has backed the initiative

Tree lovers invited to plant hundreds of saplings in Widnes to kickstart regrowth of Halton's 'green lungs'

Residents asked for half an hour of their time to leave 'leafy legacy' at The Bongs in Halton View this Saturday

Landi is a six-month-old Cavapoo owned by Ste and Liv of Runcorn who said:

In pictures: Pets of the week, January 29

Take a look at this week's pet gallery

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

Students take the bake–off challenge!

Year seven students at Wade Deacon High School have recently taken part in a bake-off challenge

David Harari with winners Dave Barber and Carl Hatton

Construction students celebrated at skills competitions

Competition to test the mettle of would-be building industry workers held at Riverside College

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

Runcorn Town Hall

Wedding fair coming to Runcorn Town Hall

Exhibitors to include photographers, performers, designers and more

The Transpennine cycle route at Pickerings Pasture, Widnes

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

A stretch of the Trans Pennine Trail from Widnes to Warrington has been improved

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

Derek Twigg visits St Luke's Church in Farnworth

Ormiston Chadwick Academy, Widnes

Widnes students take part in firefighter-led enrichment programme

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

Actor, singer and musical director Jay McWinen

Choir opened in Widnes by singer and musical director

Jay P Mcwinen has established the H'arts And Voices Choir at St John's Centre, Widnes

Pupils at the opening night of We Will Rock You

Annual performance showcases musical talents of Widnes students

We Will Rock You performed by Saints Peter And Paul Catholic College students

Twinkle and Daisy were two guinea pigs owned by Hayley. They enjoyed tormenting the dog, constantly squeaking for food and cuddles.

Pets of the past: Remember your pet in print and online

If you would like to remember your pet in print and online, send us their picture and details

Paddy McCann is owned by Chris and Gemma, of Widnes. He enjoys digging up the garden, playing with the mop and watching Liverpool FC

Pets of the week: Nominate your pet to appear in print and online

If you would like to see your pet in print and online, send us their picture and details

Fiddlers Ferry power station through the clouds, by Lisa Whelan

Amazing Fiddlers Ferry photo sees towers peek through the clouds

Lisa Whelan took the incredible pic of the power station in Widnes from a plane above Merseyside

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

Spinney Avenue Church Of England Primary School held an event for pupils

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

From Cronton to Harvard

Students from Cronton Sixth Form College selected to apply for the Sutton Trust US Programme 2015

Bob Roach has been named Friend of the Year 2015 by the Widnes-based Catalyst Science Discovery Centre

Bob Roach named Friend Of The Year by Catalyst Museum, Widnes

Friend of the Year!

A charity is to hold its annual Snowdrop Walk at Norton Priory for families who have suffered a child bereavement

Annual Snowdrop Walk for families who have suffered child bereavement to take place at Norton Priory in Runcorn

Charity to hold remembrance event in gardens

Residents have been urged to take up the offer of a free flu jab following outbreaks in care homes and schools. David Cheskin/PA Wire

Flu outbreaks in care homes and schools spark vaccine offer in Halton

Residents urged to take up free offer of jab

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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