Fire breaks out at homeless hostel in Chester

A fire broke out at Richmond Court in Chester on Friday, April 24
Investigation under way following blaze at Richmond Court in Boughton

Chester cash for crashes scam mastermind jailed for more than six years

John Christopher Smith, 42, of Grasmere Close, Connahs Quay, was the mastermind behind a £1.3m cash for crash fraud and has been jailed for six-and-a-half years
See our gallery of 14 defendants sentenced over seven fake collisions with buses in the city area

Chester 'fake taxi' rape trial accused gives evidence

Crown court jury hears defendant accessed online porn before offence alleged to have taken place

Chester Eastgate Clock replica no longer going backwards in time

The replica Eastgate Clock in Chester has now been fixed
Action taken to fix replica Eastgate Clock face which was printed the wrong way round

Armed Cheshire police swoop on Lache street

Heavy police presence on Elm Square in Lache on Wednesday, April 22
Man detained under Mental Health Act after hinting he had a firearm

Holland & Barrett Chester is UK's first allergy-friendly supermarket

New store opened today by Radio 1 DJ Jameela Jamil

A483 Posthouse roundabout works on track to meet completion deadline

Traffic jams northbound on the A483 near Gresford due to roadworks at the Posthouse roundabout
But motorists complain of yet more traffic jam misery due to 'out of sync' traffic lights, which will remain until the May 10 finish date

Alleged Chester rape victim had history of psychiatric problems

Court hears 20-year-old had taken an overdose after being sexually assaulted in 2009

We want answers, say Saughall residents affected by traveller convoy

Travellers stayed for four days before being moved off

Election 2015: Ask the Chester candidates

We put six questions to each of the General Election candidates standing for the City of Chester - read their replies here

Election 2015: Ask the Eddisbury candidates

We put five questions to each of the General Election candidates standing for Eddisbury - read their replies here

Election 2015: Ask the Weaver Vale candidates

We put four questions to each of the General Election candidates standing for Eddisbury - read their replies here

Cheshire Classic Women's Road Race returns to Acton Bridge

Riders tackling the Cheshire Classic Women's Road Race last year
Line-up for Sunday's race includes Olympic gold medallists

The Jaunty Goat is back!

Popular coffee shop will re-open in new premises by the end of next month

Kelsall teenager Alex Staniforth ready for Everest

And he's taken some light reading with him!

Cheshire West and Chester ballot papers re-issued due to printing error

Chester West and Chester Council ballot papers will be re-issued to postal voters in two wards
Postal voters in Frodsham and the Garden Quarter in Chester have been affected

WATCH: David Cameron supports Stephen Mosley on visit to Christleton High School in Chester

And after hen party crashes Miliband's party in Chester, Cameron tells of his own experiences with hens

Kelsall teenager Alex Staniforth safe after avalanche on Mount Everest

Alex is shaken but safe at Camp 1 after reports that earthquake in Nepal leaves more than 400 dead

Beth Tweddle to judge Claire House Hospice dance competition

Dancing on Ice champion to sit on the other side of the desk

Cheshire Classic Women's Road Race returns to Acton Bridge

Riders tackling the Cheshire Classic Women's Road Race last year
Line-up for Sunday's race includes Olympic gold medallists
Michael Wilde models Chester FC's pink kit, worn on the club's Think Pink Day in 2001

Chester FC: The best – and worst – Blues kits from the last 20 years in pictures

Take a look back at Blues kits from the last two decades

Chester FC v Nuneaton Town: Match preview

Oliver McBurnie will play the final game of his loan spell on Saturday
Blues bidding to complete the 2014-15 campaign with a third successive victory against relegated Boro

We should be more than satisfied with improvement, says Chester FC defender Michael Kay

Michael Kay, tussling with ex-Chester loanee Matty Taylor, believes the Blues should be more than satisfied with their progression
Blues defender believes the progress made in the last 12 months should give grounds for optimism

10 beer gardens in Chester to visit this summer

Where to drink in the sun in Chester

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from April 24 onwards

Actor Gwyn Vaughan Jones and director Lora Davies during rehearsals for The Light of Heart at Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold
Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area
Rhys Hayes starred in the win over Stourbridge

Fourth spot still up for grabs for Chester RUFC

Hare Lane boys can claim top-four finish with win at Huddersfield on Saturday

OPINION: Wembley FA Cup semi-finals a real turn off

Reading and Arsenal contested one of the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley
Chronicle sports reporter Dave Powell on why the FA Cup is losing its appeal

Kelsall teenager Alex Staniforth safe after avalanche on Mount Everest

Alex is shaken but safe at Camp 1 after reports that earthquake in Nepal leaves more than 400 dead

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Look inside: 5 bed luxury house in Kelsall for £995K

Stone pillars, a walk-in wardrobe and a roll-top bath

Win a carpet worth £250 from United Carpets

Deadline for entries Friday, May 1

London Marathon: Sam's run for Alzheimer’s

Ellesmere port woman to run in honour of her grandmothers

Women2day: Ladies Day - cringe or celebrate?

It's sad how Ladies Day has become so controversial

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