Appeal for information to find missing teenage girl from Newhall

Police are appealing for information from the public to help find a missing 17-year-old girl in Newhall. Charlie Thomas was last seen at around 8pm on Thursday 23 March at her home address on Whitchurch Road, Newhall. She is described as white, around 5’ 4” tall, of slim build and has brown hair. When Charlie […]

Officers appeal for information following criminal damage in Knutsford

Officers investigating an incident of criminal damage at an address in Knutsford are appealing for information from the public. At around 12pm on Tuesday 14 February, officers received reports vandalism and criminal damage at an address in Knutsford. Sometime between 12:13am and 12:17am on Saturday 11 February, an unknown man, who was walking two dogs, […]


Saturday 25th March, 10am-4pm, Widnes Library Halton MakeFest is a one-day festival that brings together makers of all levels of experience and expertise from the Halton region and beyond. The event is free for both attendees and makers, and offers a full day of activities including discovery, fun, and making. It is inspired by similar […]


Community groups in Halton are being invited to be at the heart of the Eurovision celebrations this May.  Following on from EuroFest, the two-week cultural festival, and EuroLearn, the education programme, EuroStreet, will make sure that communities across the Liverpool City Region get the chance to bask in Eurovision’s sparkle. And not only that – there is now […]

Northwich’s Mini Cops supported by Commissioner’s Community Action Fund

Cheshire Constabulary has sworn in a wave of budding new police recruits as part of the Mini Cops scheme, which has been funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Community Action Fund and money seized from the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA). The ceremonies were hosted at the Policing Museum in Warrington and saw 37 […]

Family-run drug gang jailed following raids in Alderley Edge

A mother and her two sons have been jailed following several drug busts in Alderley Edge that led to the seizure of cannabis and MDMA.  Julie Finney, 48, Marcus Finney, 28, and Dylan Hepburn, 19, all appeared at Chester Crown court on Monday 20 March where they were sentenced for conspiracy to supply Class A (cocaine) and conspiracy […]


Halton Housing and Halton Borough Council are working in partnership as part of the Big Halton Forest initiative. The Big Halton Forest project has first agreed by Halton Borough Council in 2022 as part of its Climate Change action plan. The plan includes the planting of 130,000 new trees across Runcorn and Widnes by 2030. […]


As of 16th March, Halton Borough Council no longer provides a local land charges search service. Our Local Land Charges Register has migrated to HM Land Registry’s national register, making it easier to buy and sell property in Halton. You can access the new digital service through Portal, Business Gateway and on HM Land Registry’s GOV.UK pages. For more […]

Police appeal for witnesses following fatal collision in Disley

Officers are appealing for information and dashcam footage following a fatal collision in Disley. At around 3.15am on Sunday 19 March officers were called to Buxton Road West following reports of a collision involving a silver Vauxhall Corsa and a red Ford Fiesta. Two passengers in the Vauxhall Corsa, a 16-year-old girl and 13-year-old girl, […]