Bobbie takes home silver in big golf tournament

A WIDNES man put on a distinctly above par performance to get a silver medal in a world disability golf tournament. Bobbie Wright, aged 23, came second and...

Mersey Gateway toll protesters to lobby council meeting

PROTESTERS campaigning to get the Mersey Gateway tolls scrapped are to demonstrate at Runcorn Town Hall today (Wednesday, April 18). This follows a landmark ruling by the Traffic...

Time close to get your say at ballot box

HALTON goes to the polls on Thursday May 3 in the local council elections, but please note that not all wards have an election. There will be no...

Liverpool Combined Authority approves £25m funding to boost Key Route Network

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has approved a package of £25m funding to support 15 highway schemes that will make improvements to the city region’s Key...

£14m housing development in Widnes gets green light

Russell Homes and Halton Housing have secured planning permission for the £14m development of 118 new homes in Widnes. The mixed-tenure scheme will see the regeneration of a...

St Bede’s is top of the class in Widnes

Two top primary schools in Widnes have been identified in figures published by the Department of Education. St Bede’s Catholic Junior School topped the league table of results...

Parr returning to full-time role as Halton Council chief executive

Parr returning to full-time role as Halton Council chief executiveT - the chief executive of the Mersey Gateway Crossings Board, David Parr, is returning to his full-time...

Police on hunt for wheel brace robber

Police are hunting an armed robber who threatened staff in a Widnes convenience store with a wheel brace before making off with a quantity of cash from...

Mersey Gatway Bridge

Mersey Gateway roadworks update New works Essential work on the Mersey Gateway Project means the following new road, lane and footpath closures will be in place over the coming...

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