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Burglars who stole almost £500K from Cheshire farms to pay back just 14%

And one of the gang to pay back less than 1% to the victims of his crimes

Chester finally hit by snow showers after weeks of weather warnings

Tweet us your photographs of the snow to @ChesterChron

Currys PC World to close in Chester city centre

Eastgate Street store will close on February 7

Chester cyclists get chance to ride with world champion Mark Cavendish this summer

Sporting legend to stage Rise Above Sportive event in city centre on August 9

Chaos for Chester motorists as Posthouse roundabout roadworks scheme moves into new phase

Seven mile tailbacks cause traffic chaos on the A483 up to Gresford from the Posthouse roundabout
Drivers urged to keep away from A483 and use alternative routes

Family and headteacher pay tribute to Whitby High School student killed by train

Head teacher of The Whitby High School Bryn Heeley has paid tribute to Oscar Phillips, 16, who died after being hit by a train at Capenhurst
Oscar Phillips, 16, died on Monday, January 26 at Capenhurst station

Police appeal for witnesses in Upton after school girl injured in hit and run collision

Witnesses describe car involved as being a black or dark blue private hire taxi

Grateful Kate hits target to return to Oz

Woman with terminal cancer issued appeal last week

Cheshire West and Chester shortlisted for Council of the Year award

Cheshire West and Chester Council could be about to approve a two year freeze on council tax.
CWaC one of five local authorities in the running for prestigious local government honour

'Unprofitable' Tesco Chester Homeplus to close

Chester Tesco Homeplus will close on March 15
Homeware shop will shut its doors on March 15

Firefighters still at scene of Mouldsworth house fire

Crews say the building is still unsafe to enter following blaze earlier this week

Tributes pour in for 16-year-old hit and killed by a train in Capenhurst

A Merseyrail train
Tragic teenager has been named on social media but his identity has yet to be officially released by police

King’s School Junior Learning Centre officially opened by children's author

Horrible Science creator Nick Arnold cuts the ribbon on £1.5m building

Chester building firm to the rescue in ITV series Bad Builders Bang to Rights

Chris Payne talks about his knight in shining armour role in small screen show

WATCH: The moment three of the world's rarest tigers took their first steps at Chester Zoo

Two of the three as yet unnamed Sumartran tiger cubs born at Chester Zoo to eight-year-old tigress Kirana on January 2 looks around the enclosure
Rare Sumatran tiger cubs have begun to emerge from their den at Chester Zoo

Comedy capers by councillors on Twitter

Tweets between Cllr Mike Jones and Cllr Ben Powell are 'comedy gold'

Hoole residents encouraged to attend meeting about controversial store plan

Rumours are that Tesco is behind the project

Blacon girl donates hair to Little Princess Trust

Sophie Marsh has hair cut for children's cancer charity

New easyJet flight from Liverpool to Zante

Budget airline to start flights from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to the Greek island from April

City have no answer to in-form Allstars

Chester youngsters triumph at the Etihad

Chester finally hit by snow showers after weeks of weather warnings

Tweet us your photographs of the snow to @ChesterChron
Fans packed into Sealand Road for the first leg against Aston Villa

IN PICTURES: Rare images from Chester FC's epic 1975 League Cup clash with Aston Villa

The Chronicle delves into the archives 40 years on from semi-final showdown

Chester FC: New faces have boosted us, says manager

Ryan Higgins is one of the new signings to have made an impressive start to his Chester career
Steve Burr delighted with the contribution January recruits are making

Chester FC: We were excellent, says Steve Burr

Ben Heneghan takes the ball forward out of defence
Blues boss delighted after his team demolish Lincoln City at the Swansway Chester Stadium
Scenes from last year's Chester Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre production of The Comedy of Errors

Chester Performs announce 2015 season of plays for Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

Two Shakespeare productions and The Wind in the Willows lined up for this summer

Review: Chester Theatre Club production Boeing Boeing hits the heights

The cast of Chester Little Theatre's Boeing Boeing production
Mark Dowling revels in a fast-paced farce with a few twists to the tale
Will Goodwin tackles a Stockport player on Saturday

Chester RUFC head coach Dave Craven says his side have nothing to fear ahead of clash with league leaders

Hare Lane side defeated bottom side Stockport last weekend and face Ampthill & District on Saturday

Taylor King says Cheshire Phoenix can still lift BBL title

Taylor King in action during Sunday's Cheshire Phoenix defeat at home to Sheffield Sharks
American has been in scintillating form for the Nix this season and believes a title challenge is still a possibility

New easyJet flight from Liverpool to Zante

Budget airline to start flights from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to the Greek island from April

A Day in the Life: Domestic cleaner Amy Dean

Cleaning up, carpets and a walk with the dog

Women2day: Modern Manners and today's society

Ladies first? Or should we all show common courtesy regardless of gender?

Nostalgia: Chester Wedding Belles throughout the years

Do you recognise anyone in these pictures that are part of a new wedding exhibition at Chester History & Heritage Museum?


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