Man jailed after being six times over the drink drive limit

A man who was stopped on the motorway in Cheshire and found to be six times over the drink drive limit has been jailed. Vladimir Bekes, of Welsh Road, Childer Thornton in Ellesmere Port, was stopped by Police Constable George Aza, from Cheshire Constabulary’s Roads and Crime Unit, in the early hours of Friday 4 […]

Liverpool City Region Calls on Government for Vaccine Surge

The Mayor of Liverpool is backing Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and the leaders of Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral Councils in calling on the Government for extra vaccine supplies for Liverpool City Region. In a letter to Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi today (Friday 11 June), Mayor Joanne Anderson […]

Three men jailed for spate of rural burglaries across West Cheshire and North Wales

A gang of three who targeted properties in the rural areas of Cheshire and North Wales are behind bars following an 18-month operation by the two police forces. Lukaz Lawin, 36 from Trevor Street, Wrexham, Patryk Korybolski , 27, from North Road, Wrexham and Patryk Knapik, 25, from Hermitage Drive, Wrexham pleaded guilty to conspiracy […]

TAKE AN EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY ACROSS THE SILVER JUBILEE BRIDGE

If you live, work or play in Runcorn and Widnes you are invited to take part in ‘A Life in a Day:  Bridge Takeover’ – a journey across the Silver Jubilee Bridge on Saturday 26 June, 12 noon – 6pm. Residents can sign up to cross the iconic bridge in the company of a giant pram, […]

LOUNGE SOCIETY GET IT LOUD IN WIDNES LIBRARY

The Lounge Society are heading to Widnes Library on Sunday 27 June for a special, socially-distanced matinee gig, in collaboration with Get it Loud in Libraries. Hailing from the West Yorkshire musical hot-spot of Hebden Bridge, The Lounge Society are a teenage quartet, birthed out of the same ‘Calder sound’ that has given the world […]

£313M LOCAL GROWTH FUND INVESTED INTO CITY REGION JOBS AND THE ECONOMY

The Liverpool City Region will benefit from more than 18,000 new jobs and £225m of additional investment as a result of £313m worth of Local Growth Fund investments by the Combined Authority. The fund was committed to nearly 200 projects before the March 2021 deadline, despite the pandemic. Investments in Local Growth Fund Projects have already […]

Tackling domestic abuse during the European Championship

People affected by domestic abuse are being reminded that they are not alone during the upcoming UEFA European Championship. People affected by domestic abuse are being reminded that they are not alone during the upcoming UEFA European Championship. The rise in incidents of domestic abuse during and after football matches is well documented. In 2014 […]

Everybody needs good neighbours

With Neighourhood Watch Week in full swing we thought it would be the ideal time to remind residents just how valuable the scheme is for you and your community. Cheshire was the birthplace of Neighbourhood Watch, and with this, the county has a long history of communities working together to support each other and prevent […]