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Jury sent out in Chester taxi driver rape case

Sultan Amari is standing trial accused of raping a student after picking her up from a night out

Woman airlifted to hospital after two-vehicle crash in Delamere

Three casualties were taken to hospital following a two-vehicle smash on Fishpool Road, Delamere.
The crash occurred on Fishpool Road, Delamere at around 12.30pm on Sunday (September 25)

Chester MP vows to fight any potential closure of Countess of Chester Hospital

Proposals mooted to close Arrowe Park, Clatterbridge and Countess hospitals and build new unit in Ellesmere Port

Fire crews tackle Ellesmere Port restaurant blaze

Three fire engines were called to the Galley Restaurant on South Pier Road to tackle the blaze. Picture by Chris Anderson.
Three fire engines were called to The Galley restaurant in Ellesmere Port on Sunday

Giant wind turbines by M56 are now spinning

Peel Energy hopes Frodsham Wind Farm will be commercially operational before end of 2016

Hoole is where the heart is as street festival proves a cracker

Hundreds turned out to lap up the atmosphere in the autumn sunshine

Brook Lane bridge closure causing commuter chaos

Shutting major cross-city route is leading to gridlock especially at peak times

Chester's Blackhouse Grill closing to make way for new bar

Staff are 'devastated' at closure of successful restaurant which follows strategic company review 

Chester targeted for a third Aldi supermarket

Aldi is holding a public exhibition about its plans this Thursday

Chester ducks all in a row to back neonatal unit appeal

(Apart from corporate ducks who paddled off in wrong direction due to blustery conditions)

Student on night out in Chester claims she was raped by taxi driver

Chester Crown Court
Sultan Amari denies raping the young woman twice after driving her to empty Sealand Road house

Wrexham AFC 0 Chester FC 0: Match in a minute

The Blues earn a point to pile the pressure on Dragons boss Gary Mills

Wrexham AFC 0 Chester FC 0 RECAP: The Blues earn a share of the spoils from a dull derby clash

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Four clean sheets in a row as the Blues bag a point against their bitter rivals

Blacon fundraiser planned in honour of tragic Saltney toddler Malaki Hughes

The event will be held at The Waggon and Horses in Blacon this weekend
Event to be held at The Waggon and Horses on Sunday

Carden Park worker seriously injured in Corfu quad-bike crash recovering at home

Harri Jones (centre) who has been left in a coma in Greece
Teenager Harri Jones was in an induced coma following a head-on smash with a lorry at the resort of Kavos

Northwich fraudster jailed after preying on vulnerable pensioner and deceiving her out of £20,000

David Griffith, of Blake Lane, Cuddington was jailed for two and a half years at Chester Crown Court
David Griffiths, of Blake Lane, Cuddington, near Northwich was jailed for two and a half years

Chester TV heart-throb Tom Hughes is a real-life 'heart-breaker', says ex-teacher

ITV's Victoria starring Jenna Coleman as Victoria and Chester's Tom Hughes as Prince Albert
Victoria star would make girls 'swoon' says drama teacher Chris Tierney

Gold welfare award for Ellesmere Port stray dog service

Cheshire West and Chester Council regulatory services officer Columb McPhillips with four-legged friends
Council team receives accolade for fifth year running

Life in 'lost' Ellesmere Port street to be chronicled by local history group

A view of Dock Street, in Ellesmere Port, which was demolished to make way for the M53
Town residents asked to share their memories of Dock Street for new booklet

Two Blacon schools officially handed over after rebuilding programme is completed

Blacon High and Dee Point Primary are part of latest £27m batch of North West schools

Ellesmere Port lady loses her locks in charity fundraiser

Emma Mayers had her hair saved off so six charities could benefit
Six good causes will benefit from Emma Mayers' efforts

Chester's second Home Bargains store opens this Saturday

Children’s favourite Stuart the Minion will make a special appearance at the official opening 

Chester campaigners join thousands at London rally on refugee crisis

Chester campaigners Heather Lannin, Catherine McNicholl and Millie Luxford
Campaigners urge the government to take more action on the refugee crisis

Ellesmere Port to hold third jobs fair

A Jobs Fair is to be held at Ellesmere Port Civic Hall
Hundreds of job seekers attended previous successful events

New Chester pub brewing up a whole lot of fun

Former Wetherspoon's pub to go upmarket with ales made on the premises

The Chester Grosvenor celebrates best August in its 150 year history

City centre hotel had the most successful August on record for revenue and occupancy

Ellesmere Port trained student goes for gold

Patrick Buckley, 17, who is going for Worldskills Gold with Paul Browne, a programme leader at West Cheshire College and who spear-heads the WorldSkills 3D Gaming entry at the college
West Cheshire College in the running to gain top title for the second time in two years

Chester firm hopes to create 100 new jobs thanks to new investment

Ellis Whittam was founded in 2004 by Chester solicitor Mark Ellis
Ellis Whittam was founded in 2004 by Chester solicitor Mark Ellis

Former Chester school boy John Prescott slams grammar school plans

Lord Prescott in his own words explains how academic selection at a young age left him with a life-long stigma

Parkgate coffee house among top 21 in the country

The Elephant Coffee Shop and Bar in Parkgate which is shortlisted for a top national design award
New accolade for excellence gained by growing chain

The King’s School Chester hosts heart screening event

Chester academies teach younger pupils the values of winning and losing

When do the clocks go back in 2016?

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The Hawklords will perform at The Live Rooms in Chester on November 3

Chester Live Rooms to welcome rock band The Hawklords

Health visitors Caroline Dubourg, Sarah ODonoghue, Dianne Jones, Clare Smalley, Jan Reeves and Emma Davies

Cheshire NHS trust celebrates the work of health visitors

Cheshire fire chief warns household items can cause accidental blazes

Chester sub-aqua club author honoured for his work on historic shipwreck

Cast Announced for Action Transport Theatre Christmas Show, 'Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf'

Rob from Teenage Cancer Trust, Amir Behnejad, Lisa from Alder Hey Children's Charity and Sensei Andy Travis holding his son Nathan

Cheshire martial arts group raises charity cash for Amir

King's School pupil Sophie Williams has been named in the UK Pony Prime squad

Chester schoolgirl named in UK pony riders top 10

Chester Freshers' Week 2016: What's On for students in the city

Chester Freshers: Five quick and easy meals for students

Chester Freshers: How parents can survive Freshers Week

History of Malpas from past to present covered by new book

Chester MP backing Ed Balls in the Strictly ballroom

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