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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

Runcorn Bridge closed after accident involving two cars

The Silver Jubilee Bridge illuminated
Motorists told to avoid the area following serious smash blocking crossing in both directions

In pictures: Pets of the week, August 14

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
Take a look at our latest pets of the week

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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.

Cllr Ged Philbin, Halton Council’s executive member for children, young people and families

Halton Council chief expresses joy after 82% of borough's schools now judged to be good or outstanding by Ofsted

Cllr Ged Philbin has hailed the achievement

Courteney Pimlett, 16, of Runcorn, remained in The Walton Centre head trauma unit over the weekend after a collision with a car. She was taken to hospital by fire engine after waiting an hour for an ambulance

Girl taken to hospital by fire engine after hour-long wait for ambulance in Runcorn

Ambulance service agrees to 'thorough investigation'

Last year's Champion of Champions Gary Steele, second left, founder of Leighton Hospital's Prostate Cancer Awareness group, with Trinity Mirror host Carl Wood, right, ScottishPower host Neil Clitheroe, second right, and special guest Wynne Evans, left

Your Champions 2014

Who will be this year's community champions?

Members of Halton Ramblers visited Haworth, West Yorkshire for a series of walks

Halton Ramblers visit Haworth for a day of hiking

Ramblers step out in the Yorkshire countryside

Four-year-old black Labrador, Sam loves to go for long walks on Runcorn Hill. He was nominated by owner Colin Wood.

In pictures: Pets of the week, July 10th

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Videos & Photos

Pupils from the Bankfield School, Widnes receive their GCSE results

Bankfield enjoys best ever Maths and English results

Pupils from Cronton Sixth Form celebrate their A Level Results

Cronton Sixth Form College, Widnes, A-level results the best in Cheshire and Merseyside

Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy students celebrate A Level Results day

Ormiston Bolingbroke in Runcorn achieves huge success for fourth year running

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