Trauma Clinicians deliver lifesaving training in Runcorn

Amongst those who took part in the training was Peter Bradley, whose friend died in August 2019 following a stabbing in Widnes. Following the training Peter said: “The hands on, practical training today has ensured that there are people placed within our community that now have the right knowledge and confidence, along with the right equipment, […]

Further dispersal order issued in Macclesfield to tackle anti-social behaviour

Officers in Macclesfield have issued a further dispersal order following anti-social behaviour in the town. Police will be using dispersal orders banning anyone from the town for up to 48 hours to prevent disorder. The dispersal order has been imposed under Section 34 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, dispersal orders make […]

COUNTERFEIT CIGARETTES SEIZED FROM RUNCORN RETAILER

More than 20,000 counterfeit and illicit cigarettes and tobacco have been seized from a Runcorn retailer by Halton Trading Standards officers. The operation, on Friday 16 July, saw Halton Borough Council Trading Standards officers join forces with officers from Widnes Local Policing Unit to target a prolific seller of counterfeit and illicit tobacco. The cigarettes, […]

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR HALTON BOROUGH COUNCIL’S REOPENING HIGH STREET SAFELY, POSTER COMPETITION

Halton Borough Council is pleased to announce the winners of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded Reopening High Street Safely Poster Competition, a competition which invited children and young people (5-16years), to support the safe reopening of its high streets. The competition received over 300 entries from schools, groups and individuals across the borough, all of whom expressed […]

GREEN HOMES GRANT

If you own your own home, have an household income of less than £30,000 and/or receive a qualifying benefit you may be eligible for a grant to make your house warmer and reduce energy bills. The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has secured £11.3 million from the government’s Green Homes Grant scheme. This will be […]

ADVICE FOR CLONE ROSES CONCERT GOERS

Advice for Clone Roses concert goers With cases of Covid-19 still increasing in Halton and the surrounding areas, Halton Borough Council is asking everyone attending the Clone Roses concert at Spike Island on Saturday 24 July, to take some simple precautions to keep themselves and others safe: Get a test: everyone attending is encouraged to […]

FIRM DONATES REPLACEMENT FOR STOLEN DEFIBRILLATOR

A community-funded defibrillator which was stolen from Windmill Hill Children’s Centre in Runcorn has been replaced free of charge by a local company. The defibrillator, a joint-funded project between the Big Local, Windmill Hill School, Children’s Centre, Nursery, Church and Onward Homes, was stolen from outside the children’s centre at the end of last year. Although […]

Three people charged following stop check in Macclesfield

Three people have been charged following a proactive stop check into county line drug dealing in Macclesfield. Following the stop check on Monday 19 July, officers conducted a search at a property on Mill Street where officers discovered a quantity of cash and what is believed to be a quantity of Class A drugs. Patrick […]

Appeal for information following serious collision in Mow Cop

Officers are appealing for information following a serious collision in Mow Cop. At around 8.40pm on Friday 16 July, officers were called to Chapel Street following reports of a collision involving a white KSR Moto Motorbike and a blue Nissan Pulsar. The motorcyclist a 29-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He remains […]