Wanted: Kevin Bernard

Officers are continuing their appeal for information on the whereabouts of 44-year-old Kevin Bernard who is wanted. Bernard, from Bootle, is wanted in connection with failing to appear at court for separate driving and fraud offences. He is also currently wanted for drugs offences by Cheshire Police He is white, 6ft tall, of broad build, […]

Cheshire Police cracking down on offending motorists

Cheshire Police are cracking down on offending motorists and criminals driving in Cheshire. Their focus is on the M6 where there have been seven fatalities and 18 serious injuries in the last two years. Many of these have been caused by one of the Fatal 5, the five main contributory factors that cause serious road […]

Police advise dog walkers following livestock attacks

Police are reminding dog owners to make sure they have control over their dogs when they are walking in the Cheshire countryside. The advice comes after a sharp rise in livestock worrying offences, with family dogs who have never done this before, suddenly bolting and chasing sheep, which in some cases they spotted three fields […]


Halton Borough Council is set to appoint Stephen Young as its new Chief Executive. The announcement follows the decision at a Special Council Meeting tonight (Wednesday 26 January), where elected members accepted the recommendation made by Halton Borough Council’s Appointments Committee. Mr Young is currently Executive Director of Growth, Environment, Transportation and Community Services at […]

Neighbourhood Policing Week was a success for Cheshire Police

Our neighbourhood policing teams across the county have shown to the public the fantastic work that goes on day-in and day-out within local policing. Last week for Neighbourhood Policing Week all nine local policing units took part in the national action involving lots of activity across Cheshire. From knife sweeps and prevention talks, to positive […]

Cash seized and three men arrested following police stop check in Wilmslow

Officers from Cheshire Roads and Crime Unit have arrested three men and seized a significant quantity of cash following a vehicle stop check in Wilmslow. At around 11.20pm on Tuesday 25 January, officers on patrol in the town stopped a grey Audi RS6 at a petrol forecourt on Hawthorn Street During a subsequent search of […]

Two men jailed for over 15 years as part of large scale burglary conspiracy

Two men have today, Tuesday 25th January, been jailed for a total of over 15 years as part of the biggest investigation carried out by our dedicated Operation Castle team into burglary and theft across Merseyside, Lancashire and Cheshire. Last year eight people were sentenced to a total of over 32 years in prison following an […]


There is a treat for folk music fans when Rachael McShane & the Cartographers come to the Brindley Theatre on Friday 1 April 2022. And you’d be a fool to miss Rachael McShane, a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England. An original member of folk big band Bellowhead, […]


Halton Trading Standards is warning of unsolicited telephone calls regarding loft insulation. The callers state how they are concerned that the consumer may have loft insulation that is unsafe and which is also being phased out by government. These telephone calls often develop into the trader wanting to inspect/survey the consumer’s property, often for free! […]


The Halton Direct Link offices at Halton Lea will need to close at 1pm today (Friday 21st).Widnes Halton Direct Link will remain open until 4.30pm. Customers can also phone the contact centre on 0303 333 4300.Apologies for any inconvenience this causes.