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Halton General Hospital.

Halton Hospital finances to be investigated by health watchdog

Monitor looking to find out reasons for 'deterioration' and £5.9m deficit.

Grieving father angry over remembrance garden plans at Widnes Cemetery

An illustration of what the crematorium garden will look like at Widnes Cemetery once an overhaul is completed.
Grandfather who visits with deceased daughter's children said area is being 'turfed over' and memorial vases removed

Stroke survivor from Runcorn bounces back to take on half marathon

Runcorn stroke survivor Emma Pitt will be taking on the Waters Wilmslow Half Marathon on March 22 in aid of the Stroke Association.
Fitness fan in latest endurance feat

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Halton General Hospital.

Halton Hospital finances to be investigated by health watchdog

Monitor looking to find out reasons for 'deterioration' and £5.9m deficit.

An illustration of what the crematorium garden will look like at Widnes Cemetery once an overhaul is completed.

Grieving father angry over remembrance garden plans at Widnes Cemetery

Grandfather who visits with deceased daughter's children said area is being 'turfed over' and memorial vases removed

Runcorn stroke survivor Emma Pitt will be taking on the Waters Wilmslow Half Marathon on March 22 in aid of the Stroke Association.

Stroke survivor from Runcorn bounces back to take on half marathon

Fitness fan in latest endurance feat

Halton Ramblers walk in Hayfield in Derbyshire

Halton Ramblers complete routes around Derbyshire

Hikers in Hayfield visit

Ada Preece, celebrates her 100th birthday on Thursday, February 26

Widnes woman to celebrate 100th birthday

Ada Preece was born in 1915

In pictures: Pets of the week, February 26

Take a look at our latest pets of the week

Ray Worthington says that it was 'ridiculous' to axe charges. Picture: Stuart Bogg

Crown green bowls teams in Halton to be charged for first time in years

Hundreds could be affected by introduction of £250 annual fee but reactions mixed at clubs

Scout taster sessions will be held at Halebank Youth Club in Widnes throughout March and April 2015

Volunteers sought to help run new Widnes Scout group

Halebank Youth Club to host taster sessions

Paul McGuigan, who was murdered in Iraq in 2009, with his son Reece. Reece's mum, Charlotte Ryan,from Runcorn, is fighting plans to allow Paul's killer Danny Fitzsimons to be allowed to return to the UK to serve out his sentence

Runcorn mum in fight to stop her ex-husband's killer being transferred back to Britain from Iraq

Charlotte Ryan said it would be devastating for her son Reece if Danny Fitzsimons allowed back to UK

Eileen O'Meara, Halton Borough Council director of public health

Rise in suspected booze harm to unborn babies prompts hard-hitting campaign in Halton

Poster features foetus pleading 'please stop drinking Mummy'

The meeting was held at Runcorn Town Hall

Update on Halton children's centres performance considered by councillors

Halton Council's children and families board to view report

Sue Westwater LHT managing director

Scheme aimed at helping Halton hoarders in running for gong

LHT nominated in two categories at UK Housing Awards 2015

Widnes Shopping Park

Boost for pedestrian routes around Widnes town centre starts next week

Works taking place to improve access between Greenoaks car parks and other shop and leisure areas

Dr Clare Horrocks with Michael Portillo on the set of Great British Railway Journeys

Lecturer brought up in Widnes appears on TV railway programme

Dr Claire Horrocks appeared on Great British Railway Journeys

Norton Priory's walled garden in Runcorn.

Packed events calendar lined up to celebrate Norton Priory's 900th birthday in Runcorn

Heritage site's Walled Garden to open for longer and for half-price entry all year

Apprenticeships are being offered to young people in Halton who are interested in a training programme to work on Network Rail infrastructure across the country. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Rail firm offers apprenticeships to young people in Halton

KJ Rail to hold assessment day in Halton Brook

Halton Trinity Methodist Church, Halton Village will be celebrating its 140th birthday in March

Runcorn church to celebrate 140th birthday

Ian White will preach at Halton Trinity Methodist Church

Funeral of last surviving member of Widnes Normandy Veterans Association takes place

Ron Ball's funeral was held at St Paul's Church

Michael McNicholas, of Widnes, in Fromelles military cemetery in Northern France. Picture courtesy of Suttons Group

Ceremony to mark unveiling of memorial to 62 Widnes troops killed in First World War but not featured on monuments

Special service in Victoria Park to honour the 'forgotten few'

Cronton College Art student Adam Gennis has been offered a place on a prestigious Automotive and Design Degree at Coventry University

Widnes art student on course to design supercars

Adam Gennis from Cronton Sixth Form College offered a Coventry Univsersity place

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Halton Ramblers walk in Hayfield in Derbyshire

Halton Ramblers complete routes around Derbyshire

In pictures: Pets of the week, February 26

Paul McGuigan, who was murdered in Iraq in 2009, with his son Reece. Reece's mum, Charlotte Ryan,from Runcorn, is fighting plans to allow Paul's killer Danny Fitzsimons to be allowed to return to the UK to serve out his sentence

Runcorn mum in fight to stop her ex-husband's killer being transferred back to Britain from Iraq

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