Runcorn man with over 50 convictions handed a Criminal Behaviour Order

A prolific offender from Runcorn has been ordered to adhere to the terms of a CBO for the next three years. The Criminal Behaviour Order was imposed on Clifford Smith by Warrington Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 13 October. The 48-year-old, of Grangeway Court, Runcorn, has more than 50 convictions, including for drug, theft and public […]

Blackmailer jailed after taking advantage of elderly man in Congleton

A 35-year-old blackmailer who took advantage of an elderly man in Congleton has been jailed. Robert Hughes, known locally as Bungle, forced his way into the 79-year-old’s home to take money from him after making the victim believe he had photographic evidence of him with a woman. Hughes was sentenced to six years in prison […]

AN EMERGENCY EXERCISE FOR THESE COVID TIMES

A virtual exercise took place recently for the Runcorn Site COMAH Operators to test and validate the effectiveness of the External Emergency Response Plan that would be used in the event of a major emergency at the site. Halton Borough Council has a statutory duty under the Control of Major Accident Hazard (COMAH) Regulations to produce a […]

PLEASE PAY YOUR RESPECTS FROM HOME ON REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

With Halton and the rest of the  Liverpool City Region in the ‘very high’ Covid alert level, outdoor commemoration events planned for Remembrance Sunday on 8 November have been cancelled to help to reduce the spread of coronavirus in our community. Instead of the traditional parade and commemoration at the war memorial in Victoria Park, […]

HALTON BOROUGH COUNCIL WILL SUPPORT FAMILIES IN NEED OVER THE HALF TERM

A Council spokesperson said: ‘We will ensure anyone who is entitled to a free school meal and requests one will get one over the half term school holiday. ‘Because of the short notice and practical distribution difficulties we are unable to offer a voucher scheme by next week to 6,000 school children, but we are looking at […]

Eight charged in connection with large-scale burglary conspiracy

Detectives investigating a large-scale burglary conspiracy have charged eight people following a series of warrants in Merseyside and Lancashire. The group were arrested on Tuesday 20 October following a twelve month joint investigation by detectives from Warrington Beat Initiative Team, in partnership with officers from Merseyside and Lancashire Police. The following people have been charged […]

Residents urged to work together to help tackle Covid-19

Cheshire Constabulary is urging residents to work together to help in the continued fight against Covid-19. In recent weeks there has been a steady increase in coronavirus cases across the county, which has resulted in the introduction of a number of restrictions under the new three-tier system. As part of this, those living in Warrington, […]

Criminal Behaviour Order imposed on persistent offender from Runcorn

A persistent offender from Runcorn has been handed a six-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO). Anthony McNulty has been convicted of a series of public order offences in which the victims were women. The 30-year-old is currently serving a four-month prison sentence for the latest offence, which he committed at a gym in Runcorn on Tuesday […]

DVLA SCAM ALERT

Halton Borough Council’s Trading Standards is warning consumers of a scam DVLA email currently circulating. The email is a ‘phishing ’email, trying to extract consumer’s personal information, bank details and passwords. A close examination of the email shows it has not come from the DVLA, but in fact an email address ending in telenet.be. In […]