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The Prime Minister David Cameron speaking at a Wirral Chamber of Commerce Q & A at the Hillbark Hotel, Royden, Wirral. null

Reread: David Cameron Q & A in Runcorn

Updates as the Prime Minister speaks to an audience in Halton

In pictures: Pets of the past

Twinkle and Daisy were two Guinea pigs owned by Hayley Houston who said they loved tormenting the dog and squealing for food.
Take a look at our new Pets of the past gallery

In pictures: Pets of the week, October 30

Molly is a Cavalier King Charles spaniel owned by Kim. Molly likes eating, sleeping, watching telly, going for walks along the canal and staying over at Aunty Hazel and Uncle Bernard's house, where she is spoiled rotten.
Take a look at our latest pets of the week

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The Prime Minister David Cameron speaking at a Wirral Chamber of Commerce Q & A at the Hillbark Hotel, Royden, Wirral. null

Reread: David Cameron Q & A in Runcorn

Updates as the Prime Minister speaks to an audience in Halton

Twinkle and Daisy were two Guinea pigs owned by Hayley Houston who said they loved tormenting the dog and squealing for food.

In pictures: Pets of the past

Take a look at our new Pets of the past gallery

Molly is a Cavalier King Charles spaniel owned by Kim. Molly likes eating, sleeping, watching telly, going for walks along the canal and staying over at Aunty Hazel and Uncle Bernard's house, where she is spoiled rotten.

In pictures: Pets of the week, October 30

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

“I would like to nominate our rabbit, Sandy, for pet of the week. She is six months old and never stops eating. She loves carrots and potato peelings. She likes to chase cats round the garden and her favourite thing is sleeping in the chiminea.” Sandy is owned by Abby and Adam Kelly from Widnes.

In pictures: Pets of the week, October 23

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

The Dundalk Road refuse tip and the chemical waste heaps alongside Ditton Road were tranformed in to a municipal golf course. Picture by Andrew Teebay

Ray Miller: Memories of old tip and what it was like with 'the devil on the doorstep'

Taking a sideways look at the past, present and future

Halton Ramblers visit to Stainforth

Feeling the force in Yorkshire Dales

Halton Ramblers complete series of walks on latest outing to Stainforth

Wirral Half Marathon

Halton Plodders complete Chester Marathon and Wirral Half Marathon

More than a dozen members have taken part in running events in the North West in October

Angus, a one-year-old West Highland Terrier, is owned by Jo and Guy who said he likes watching Formula 1 racing and period dramas on the telly, and Crufts. His favourite food
is smoked salmon and when he eats dog biscuits he leaves crumbs all over the floor.

In pictures: Pets of the week, October 16

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

The travellers' camp site in Warrington Road, Runcorn, near to Asmoor Industrial Estate

Charges dropped against driver who killed nephew of Big Fat Gypsy star Paddy Doherty following mass brawl at baby's funeral

David McDonagh was ran over and killed - but the driver will only face charges of driving without insurance

Stretch of M56 closed off after serious accident involving bus, two lorries and a car

Police have now closed the motorway eastbound between junction 12 near Chester services and junction 14 at Runcorn

Merlin is a five-and-a-half-year-old Tabby/Persian mix who likes company, attention, playing
and sleeping, according to owner Peter Fallon of Widnes.

In pictures: Pets of the week, October 9

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Max is an eight-week-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier, owned by Kieryn Fanning, of Widnes, who said he likes to play with his toys and cuddle his teddy

In pictures: Pets of the week, October 2

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A selection of scenes from the Halton Ramblers day out in the South Lake District. Eighty-three members took part

Hikers explore the Lakes

Halton Ramblers explore Staveley, Cumbria

Harvey is an eight-year-old English Springer Spaniel, owned by the Houston massive. Some of his pastimes include terrorising squirrels on the park, stealing socks and curtain twitching.

In pictures: Pets of the week, September 25

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Christopher Hopkins at Preston Magistrates Court

Merseyside police officer appears in court accused of sex attacks on girls as young as 13

Suspended PC Christopher Hopkins' solicitor has indicated he will fight the charges

Michelle Doran, of Widnes, sent in this picture of two-year-old Golden Retriever Chester who likes cuddles and playing fetch.

In pictures: Pets of the week, September 18

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

An e-fit of a suspected burglar in Runcorn

Man stabbed during burglary at his Runcorn home

E-fits released of suspected attackers

The girls of St Bede's infants in 1949, just as they were about to go into the juniors

Ray Miller: The best years of our lives?

Taking a sideways look at the past, present and future

Global Adventure Challenges Ltd were among the Business of the Year winners at last year's Cheshire Business Awards.

Cheshire Business Awards 2014: First names to make shortlist revealed

Find out who is in the running for Start-Up and Business of the Year awards

Three-year-old Fred came from the RSPCA in Halewood in 2012. Owner Stuart Bell says he is a great family dog who loves playing with his ball and swimming in the sea.

In pictures: Pets of the week, September 11

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

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Twinkle and Daisy were two Guinea pigs owned by Hayley Houston who said they loved tormenting the dog and squealing for food.

In pictures: Pets of the past

Molly is a Cavalier King Charles spaniel owned by Kim. Molly likes eating, sleeping, watching telly, going for walks along the canal and staying over at Aunty Hazel and Uncle Bernard's house, where she is spoiled rotten.

In pictures: Pets of the week, October 30

“I would like to nominate our rabbit, Sandy, for pet of the week. She is six months old and never stops eating. She loves carrots and potato peelings. She likes to chase cats round the garden and her favourite thing is sleeping in the chiminea.” Sandy is owned by Abby and Adam Kelly from Widnes.

In pictures: Pets of the week, October 23

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