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Chester is a 10-year-old black Labrador, owned by Trish of Runcorn who said he likes walks, being pampered and swimming

In pictures: Pets of the week, August 28

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Crowds flock to Creamfields 2014 in Daresbury

Crowds enjoy the action at Creamfields. Picture by Howard Hill
Calvin Harris brought the festival to a close on Sunday evening

Saints Peter and Paul celebrates

Saints Peter And Paul Catholic College principal Wendy White
Saints Peter and Paul celebrates GCSE results

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Chester is a 10-year-old black Labrador, owned by Trish of Runcorn who said he likes walks, being pampered and swimming

In pictures: Pets of the week, August 28

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Crowds enjoy the action at Creamfields. Picture by Howard Hill

Crowds flock to Creamfields 2014 in Daresbury

Calvin Harris brought the festival to a close on Sunday evening

Saints Peter And Paul Catholic College principal Wendy White

Saints Peter and Paul celebrates

Saints Peter and Paul celebrates GCSE results

Mary Dennett

Widnes nurse whose spine crumbled is winning battle to walk again

Mary Dennett who spent three months having intensive rehabilitation at St Helens Hospital is now back at home

Liverpool crown court

Dad from Widnes beat up man who was having affair with his wife

Husband and father-of-three left devastated after later being made redundant too

Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy students celebrate their 2014 GCSE results null

Re-read: GCSE results day 2014 across Merseyside, as it happened

Look again at all the news from across the region as students picked up their results, plus the best advice and guidance for the future

The Silver Jubilee Bridge illuminated

Runcorn Bridge closed after accident involving two cars

Motorists told to avoid the area following serious smash blocking crossing in both directions

13-month-old Marley is a little softie who loves having his tummy stroked and tickled, and chasing flies. He was nominated by owner Nina Lloyd Jones

In pictures: Pets of the week, August 14

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Widnes Vikings fans invade the pitch after defeat to Castleford

WATCH: Pitch invasion as Viking chief exec vows to catch rugby thugs

Supporters invaded pitch and shamed club following Sunday’s Challenge Cup semi-final meeting with Castleford

Widnes Vikings fans invade the pitch after defeat to Castleford

Widnes Vikings apologise for crowd trouble after Castleford semi-final

Fans from the Widnes end invaded the pitch after the Vikings' televised 28-6

The Widnes Foodbank abseiling fundraiser down Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral will take place on Saturday, August 9. Picture Andrew Teebay

Widnes Foodbank organises abseiling fundraiser down Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral

Event will take place on Saturday, August 9

Dodger is a five-year-old black and white moggy nominated by Debbie Ashcroft, of Widnes who said he likes eating, sleeping and lying in the sun. She said: “This is not my cat but he adopted me two months ago. If anyone knows who this cat belongs to please contact me.”

In pictures: Pets of the week, August 7

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Widnes Wasps and runners from Runcorn Plodders. Back from left: Julie Moses, Becky Gobbi, Alison Hughes, Nicola Daley, Clare Lowery, Emma Buckley. Front from left: Cal Bardi, Clare Kilgallon, Michelle Moulds, Sandra Bentley, Gemma Adamson, Alison Evans

Widnes runners help others complete running event around Sefton Park

Widnes Wasps members Emma Buckley and Clare Lowery acted as pace runners in the inaugural event of the Liverpool Women’s Running 10k Race Series

HBC Open Spaces operative Ian Thompson with one window ledge affected by pigeon droppings

Pigeon poo problem at Runcorn Town Hall so bad that wedding parties at risk of slipping

Council considering electric shock lining to disperse pests

A ceremony marking the centenary of the Great War's outbreak will take place at the cenotaph on Monday, August 4

Commemorations announced in Widnes to mark Great War outbreak centenary

Event will take place at the Cenotaph in Victoria Park on Monday, August 4

Soldiers of the British Army seen here resting by the roadside at Hennecourt, France March 6th 1918

Lights out across Halton to mark start of First World War

Single lights left on across homes and buildings 100 years on from Britain's entry into Great War

A rare picture of Thomas 'Todger' Jones which was handed to the Todger Jones Statue Campaign, courtesy of Cheshire Military Museum

Todger Jones VC statue to be unveiled this weekend

Parade and ceremony falls on eve of centenary of start of First World War

Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, David Briggs, officially opening the new Men's Shed facility at Halton Haven Hospice

Men's Shed male bereavement centre launched at Halton Haven Hospice

Lord Lieutenant declares suite open

Merseyside Police stand guard outside a property in Whiston, where a man in his 50s has died after suffering lacerations to his neck and

Murder probe launched after man found with cuts to neck and arms in Whiston

Suspect, 51, arrested

Martyn Platts, 55, who was killed in a collision in Runcorn

Twelve motorists injured in RTCs involving an HGV in Halton in past year

Collisions with lorries in Halton resulted in 12 casualties over the past 12 months.

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Chester is a 10-year-old black Labrador, owned by Trish of Runcorn who said he likes walks, being pampered and swimming

In pictures: Pets of the week, August 28

Crowds enjoy the action at Creamfields. Picture by Howard Hill

Crowds flock to Creamfields 2014 in Daresbury

Back left to right : Macauley Stoba,Lewis Mercer,Sam Kendrick,Alex Dewdney,Josh Hewitt, Lewis Roberts, Joe Bellis, Chris Warner
Front left to right : Milly Currie, Zoe Longworth, Zoe Thornhill, Holly Godden, Leah Tinsley, Charlotte Ireland

Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy continues to impress

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