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Chester: Child abuser Ramsey Ramsey handed longer sentence but may serve less jail time

Court error prompts resentencing of former Bombay Palace worker

Boughton: Man rescued from canal

Emergency services were called to the incident shortly after 10pm
Man taken to hospital with non-serious injuries 

Lord Mayor joins Mons pilgrimage to honour Cheshire regiment sacrifice

Councillor Bob Rudd travels to Belgium to join former soldiers to mark the 100 years since the First World War battle of Mons

Chester businessman who is great grandson of Labour Party co-founder bids to become Ukip MP

Blair Smillie, from Higher Kinnerton, great grandson of one of the co-founders of the Labour Party will stand for Parliament in next years General Election as Ukips candidate for Alyn and Deeside
Blair Smillie of Higher Kinnerton says his great grandfather would have supported his decision

Match report: Gateshead 2 Chester FC 1

Blues forward Craig Hobson holding off the Heed's captain Ben Clark.
Jim Green saw the Blues lead at the break before conceding twice at the Gateshead International Stadium

Chester Zoo BBC One drama: Interview with daughter of founder

June Williams at her former home, now the Oakfield, at Chester Zoo
Nicola Methven interviews June Williams (née Mottershead) ahead of premiere of Our Zoo on BBC One

Chester: Man charged following string of burglaries

Wrexham man will appear at Chester Crown Court later this week

Chester: Child abuser Ramsey Ramsey handed longer sentence but may serve less jail time

Court error prompts resentencing of former Bombay Palace worker

Ellesmere Port: Man charged following armed robbery

Cash stolen and staff threatened during robbery of Loxdales Local                 
Gateshead sub Rob Ramshaw brings the ball under control in the penalty area as the Blues defence watches on.

McCarthy 'frustrated' to return empty-handed

Chester FC: Jon McCarthy disappointed second half performance allowed Gateshead to overturn half-time lead

Blues 'unlikely' to be active on deadline day

Jon McCarthy, with manager Steve Burr and chairman Tony Durkin, doesn't expect the club to make any signings on deadline day.
Chester FC: First team coach Jon McCarthy not expecting any new arrivals

Match report: Gateshead 2 Chester FC 1

Blues forward Craig Hobson holding off the Heed's captain Ben Clark.
Jim Green saw the Blues lead at the break before conceding twice at the Gateshead International Stadium
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures stage a production of Lord of the Flies at the Liverpool Empire

Matthew Bourne's Lord of the Flies at the Liverpool Empire

New dance production with young cast from the North West

Manchester Opera House hosts touring production of The Full Monty

The Full Monty comes to the Manchester Opera House
Stage version of hit film comes to North West on September 11
Chester-born Eden Richardson, from Ellesmere Port, claimed the Nike U16 Junior National Tennis Championships in Nottingham.

Eden claims national title in Nottingham

Chester-born tennis starlet follows in footsteps of Heather Watson and Sue Barker by becoming under 16 national champion

TV date beckons for T20 champions Chester Boughton Hall

Chester Boughton Hall T20 squad who have won their way through to the televised National Finals Day at Northampton on September 9
Club win through to televised national finals, plus round-up from across the leagues

Tarvin move for Jacqueline Wilson Independent Funeral Services

Funeral firm expands into new premises

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Nostalgia: Memories of the First World War

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Competition: Win tickets to Alton Towers with Roberts Bakery of Cheshire

Northwich firm promotes its 50 Days of Summer initiative

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