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Halton Chamber of Commerce chairman Peter Cook retires

16th November 2018

Leading Cheshire business entrepreneur Dr Peter Cook steps down as chairman of Halton Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise this December, it was announced today, after eight years at the helm of Halton’s business community. Dr Cook, 77, will continue to serve on the Chamber board but at the AGM on Tuesday 11 December, he will… Read more »


Two men who defeated all odds host event to enable veterans to thrive

1st November 2018

Anthony Wright and Joe O’Connor are sharing their insights from near death experiences to enable veterans to realise their true entrepreneurial potential at a special summit in Runcorn on 30th November. Anthony’s remarkable journey to overcome multiple brain tumours resonated with Joe, who recovered from breaking his neck while on selection for UK’s Special Forces… Read more »

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Revamped Silver Jubilee Bridge to play an important role in the vision for new Runcorn Station Quarter

18th October 2018

Halton Council has announced  it has submitted a planning application for improvements to the road network around Runcorn Station. If approved, this would enhance connectivity between the station and Runcorn town centre, as well as open up exciting new opportunities for developing the area in front of the station.   This has been made possible… Read more »

Shopping City

Independent stores on local high street performing well despite national decline

14th September 2018

The continued demise of large high street retailers is a common, almost daily theme in the national news. But there’s a high street in Runcorn which is bucking this UK-wide trend and helping retailers to thrive. Runcorn Shopping City has proven to be a valuable home to almost 30 independent, community-run businesses for the past… Read more »


Sixothree helps drive safety business Rennicks forward

23rd August 2018

Rennicks UK increases support contract with Sixothree Marketing after just six months Rennicks UK Ltd has been at the forefront of traffic sign innovation for over 30 years, enhancing road safety by developing and supplying the latest road traffic signs and technology. Its independent sales and distribution centre is based in Cheshire, supported by a… Read more »

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Her Majesty The Queen and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex visit Halton to officially open the Mersey Gateway Bridge

15th June 2018

Her Majesty The Queen and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex ( Meghan Markle ) carried out their first ever engagement together, as they visited Halton this week (14 June 2018) to officially open the new Mersey Gateway Bridge. The visit began with the arrival of the Royal Train at Runcorn Station where Her… Read more »

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Mersey Gateway official opening by The Queen and Megan Markle

11th June 2018

As excitement builds in anticipation of the visit of Her Majesty the Queen and the Duchess of Sussex, Halton Borough Council is revealing more details about the event and how young people will be at the centre of the celebrations. On the morning of Thursday 14 June, Her Majesty and the Duchess of Sussex will… Read more »