Man charged after pensioner assaulted during Alsager burglary incident

A 35-year-old man from Alsager has been charged after a pensioner was assaulted during a burglary incident in the town. Paul McMillan, of Crewe Road, was arrested on Monday 18 January by officers investigating the incident. It occurred at a house on Station Road at around 6am on Tuesday 10 November. An occupant was assaulted […]

Cheshire Detectives issue warning following fake police scam

Detectives are issuing a warning to the public following reports of phone calls purporting to be from the police demanding money and gift cards from residents. The scam calls use a spoofed phone number associated with Cheshire Constabulary. Fraudsters are then telling victims that they are a police officer with Cheshire Constabulary and that they […]

FLU JABS STILL AVAILABLE IN HALTON

It is especially important for Halton people in ‘high risk’ groups to access their free flu vaccine. The flu vaccine, free to high risk patients, is more important than ever to help protect people from the twin issues of flu and COVID-19 this winter. This year, the flu vaccine programme is being expanded to help […]

DISRUPTION TO BIN COLLECTIONS IN HALTON

Due to significant operational difficulties, there may be disruption to some blue bin recycling collections in Halton. Residents are advised by the Council that if their blue bin is not emptied, then collection will not take place until the next scheduled collection day in a fortnight’s time. These difficulties will affect the Council’s ability to return and […]

TESCO ‘FINEST TALEGGIO’ RECALL

Tesco is recalling Tesco Finest Taleggio 200g because it contains Listeria monocytogenes. Product detailsTesco Finest TaleggioPack size 200gBatch code allUse by 25 January 2021 If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

NATIONAL INSURANCE NUMBER SCAM ALERT IN HALTON BOROUGH COUNCIL

Consumers in Halton have been receiving telephone calls from a mobile number stating that their National Insurance number is going to be suspended for essential government security reasons. Halton Borough Council’s Executive Board Member for Trading Standards, Cllr Dave Cargill, warned this was a scam. He said: “This has the aim of extracting consumer’s personal […]

REMEMBER, HANDS, FACE, SPACE IF YOU NEED TO LEAVE HOME TO SHOP FOR ESSENTIALS

Halton Borough Council is urging everyone who must leave home to do essential shopping to reduce their risk of catching Coronavirus by taking a number of simple precautions that will keep them, and others, safe. Everyone is currently being asked to stay at home as cases of Coronavirus continue to increase rapidly in Halton and across the […]

Police from three counties (Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire Police) joined forces in crime-fighting cross-border operation

This week Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire Police came together to work on Operation Triplet. The three ‘Shires’ regularly conduct these operations to soften the borders and target the criminals that operate on all three areas and further afield. It’s an incredibly important operation that helps our rural and farming communities, who often feel isolated and […]

Man charged following Derbyshire warrants

A man has been charged following warrants in Derbyshire yesterday (13 January 2021). Officers executed warrants in Glossop at around 6am where suspected drugs and cash were found and seized. Peter Swain (30/03/1978) of Kingfisher Way, Glossop, has been charged with possession with intent to supply and money laundering. He appeared at Tameside Magistrates’ Court […]

HALTON’S HEALTHY HAMPERS PROVIDE QUALITY SCHOOL LUNCHES

With the quality of free school meal hampers high on the news agenda, Halton Borough Council is reassuring people that its school lunch packs are good quality and value for money. The Council’s School Meals Service has so far produced 1,700 packs, each containing food for one child’s lunches for five days. The food items […]