Revealed: Number of Christmas trees reported stolen in Cheshire in December 2013 and December 2014

More than 200 Christmas trees have been reported stolen to Cheshire police over the last two Decembers
Two-hundred reported stolen during a burglary in Macclesfield two years ago

Upton anti-fracking protest ahead of camp eviction

The anti-fracking protest on Long Lane Upon (November 28): Residents and members of Frack Free Upton Jim Cameron, Barbara Cunningham, Jacqui Bulmer, Graham Bulmer and Tonia Darlington
Protesters on Long Lane supported by passing motorists

Gateshead 1 Chester FC 0: Jim Green's verdict

Chester FC boss Steve Burr
Alex Whitmore's own goal on 83 minutes separates the sides at the International Stadium

Chester bus station site was once occupied by the Romans

Remains of 1st or 2nd century timber building discovered by archaeologists

Gateshead v Chester FC live: All the best build up and match action as the Blues face the Heed

Gateshead v Chester FC live
Jim Green and Dave Powell bring you all the action as it happens from the Gateshead International Stadium

Severe weather alert on North West motorways as strong winds forecast for Sunday

The M60 in Manchester.
Drivers of high-sided vehicles, caravans and motorbikes are advised to check weather forecast before setting out tomorrow

Chester consultant tells of patient complaints over sexual health service

Lead clinician says patients can't get appointments and are being turned away from full clinics

Upton man Brian John Moore jailed for inciting young girls to perform sex acts with dogs

Two years eight months prison sentence for the former pet shop manager after indecent images discovered

Cheshire weather warning: Strong winds to gust into county

Braving the wind
Chester is set for a wild and windy weekend weather wise according to the Met Office

Countess of Chester Hospital says phone lines now restored

Incoming calls to Countess went down for more than two hours

Chester student site undergoes archaeological investigation

Remains of monastery walls found underneath city centre car park

Chester FC: Danny Hattersley 'buzzing' for Blues chance after tough spell

Ex-Southport and Stockport striker Danny Hattersley is in line to make his Chester debut at Gateshead
On-loan centre-forward grateful for opportunity and intends to grab it with both hands

Chester busker becomes homeless for the day

Flapper gets in a flap over proposed Public Space Protection Order (PSPO)

Chester FC: Neil Aspin gets Gateshead job before clash against the Blues

FC Halifax Town boss Neil Aspin
Former Halifax manager handed Heed reins

Chester dance company Fallen Angels performs at Royal Opera House

Damien Stewart (centre) in Fallen Angels' production of Upon Awakening
Upon Awakening helps people struggling with addiction

Cheshire food hygiene ratings: Diners urged to look before they book this Christmas

Check food hygiene ratings before choosing a place to eat say Cheshire West and Chester Council

Lord Mayor of Chester holding Christmas open days to raise money for charity

Cancer Research, Older People Active Lives (OPAL) and the Wildlife Habitats Trust will benefit from events

Opinion: Axing Chester hospital's abortion service is another nail in NHS coffin

Chester Chronicle chief reporter David Holmes offers a personal view on the controversial issue of the Countess of Chester Hospital ending its abortion service

Festive nice and naughty list reveals names of best and worst behaved children

Survey takes a tongue in cheek look at names most likely to be Santa's well behaved

Elton firm's consumer safety meets gold standard

The Encirc glass bottle manufacturing plant at Elton. Pic supplied by Encirc
Encirc says manufacturers must meet highest standards of quality control

CH1ChesterBID manager steps down

Search is on for replacement for Rita Waters

Ellesmere Port mayor to hold Christmas fair for Macmillan Cancer Support

Mayor of Ellesmere Port Lynn Clare
Cllr Lynn Clare to run tombola stall at Civic Hall

Can you find a home for abandoned teddy bears?

Hospice of the Good Shepherd appealing to find a home for the abandoned bears

Simon Radley restaurant at the Grosvenor is crowned best in Europe

Cheshire's Michelin-starred restaurant scoops gold at the European Hospitality Awards

Whitby councillor embroiled in Twitter spat over responsibilities on CWaC and as working mother

Cllr Karen Shore finds herself at the heart of heated social media debate

Fire station between Chester and Ellesmere Port under construction

An artist's impression of the proposed new fire station at Mollington
Speculation mounting over future of main Chester Fire Station site

Chester councillor hopes a tiny creature could yet stop the frackers

Upton member believes Great Crested Newt survey is out of date

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