Appeal made for help to trace missing 16 year old from Skelmersdale

Skelmersdale Police are appealing for your help to trace a 16 year old male who is missing. Wesley Powell was last seen on Fairlie in Skelmersdale at around 12:45 pm Monday 7th August. Wesley is described as having short mousey brown hair with a longer fringe and having a slim build. Wesley is likely to … Read more

Cowboy builders rip off Merseyside consumers

Two Runcorn men duped elderly residents into paying upfront for building and glazing work, which they never carried out, Liverpool Crown Court heard. But because of a brain injury to a defendant, the judge’s sentencing powers for him were limited, despite some offences committed after the brain injury took place. In a case brought by Halton Borough Council, … Read more

Mersey Gateway Project information about M56

The M56 eastbound exit slip road at junction 12 for Runcorn will be closed from Monday 12 October for around five weeks, to allow construction workers to safely develop part of the new infrastructure that will connect the traffic travelling between Halton and the M56 motorway. The diversion route will take eastbound traffic on to junction 11, … Read more

Halton Borough Council announces urgent repair works on Station Road Bridge

Halton Borough Council has announced that they need to undertake some urgent repair works to Station Road Bridge in Runcorn. This essential work is required so that damage to the columns which support the bridge can be repaired. So that the work can be carried out, the Expressway beneath the bridge will be closed for … Read more

Witness appeal made after assault in Runcorn

An appeal for witnesses in relation to an assault in Runcorn has been made by Cheshire Police. It is believed that the incident occurred at approximately 1:00am on Saturday 17th January 2015 on Grangeway, Runcorn, close to the junction with Laburnam Grove. The 31 year old male victim had been walking along Grangeway, when he … Read more