A55 near Chester closed after serious crash

Multi-vehicle collision on the near Balderton and the Posthouse Roundabout at 11.36am on Friday (September 4)

LIVE A55 Crash: All the latest news and updates as crash closes Westbound

The scene of the crash on the A55 live
Keep up to date with all the latest as traffic is affected due to a serious accident approaching Broughton

Sofa cleared from M53 near Hoole

Motorway now open as normal after lane briefly blocked at about 9.30am on Friday (September 4)

Chester reacts to refugee crisis

Syrian refugees wait on the tracks near the railway station of Idomeni, northern Greece, to cross the border and enter Macedonia, Monday Aug. 24, 2015. Greece has been overwhelmed this year by record numbers of migrants who have been arriving on a number of Greek islands.(AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
Vigil being held outside Chester Town Hall at 10am on Saturday (September 5) alongside a donation drive for CalAid in the city

Chester park and ride upgrade coming next year

Cheshire West and Chester Council has provisionally contract which starts next July to Stagecoach

Anya Bentham celebrates first day at school

Four-year-old who battled neuroblastoma joins her peers on her first day at primary school

Farndon's Paul Burrell reveals heartbreaking last words Princess Diana said to him before she died

The late royal's former butler will open up about their relationship on Celebrity Big Brother

Mercian Regiment mascot gets promotion

Private Derby, a Swaledale Ram, honoured at the regiment's Foundation Day on September 1

Alan Cronin: Trial date set for driver accused of failing to stop after fatal A483 crash

Damian Niepieklo, 22 leaving Mold Crown Court
Damian Niepieklo, 22, has already admitted causing the death of Guilden Sutton cyclist Alan Cronin

Frodsham Methodist Church war memorial is reinstalled after renovation

Frodsham Town Council's First World War working group are also behind the publishing of a book looking into the town's war history

Flooding causes delays for commuters in Chester and surrounding areas

Heavy rainfall overnight affected traffic on M53 and A483

Start of term at Saltney school delayed due to building works

Pupils at Wood Memorial CP will return to school a day later than planned 'for health and safety' reasons

Drivers left queuing for hours in Bank Holiday traffic at Cheshire Oaks

Some motorists queuing for 2-3 hours

Simon Gildea decides to Let it Grow in memory of his sister

Angela Gildea died in 2002, aged 32, of breast cancer

Cyclist taken to hospital after accident at Overpool roundabout in Ellesmere Port

The Knot pub in Ellesmere Port is demolished

No plans currently in place to use the space created by the demolition of The Knot

Police step up Chester city centre patrols in lead up to decision over anti-social behaviour initiative

You have until October 15 to give your views on Cheshire West and Chester Council's proposed Public Space Protection Order (PSPO)

Picture gallery: Back to school in Ellesmere Port

More of your pictures as your kids return to school

WATCH: Two week old elephant calf Nandita

Enjoy this footage captured by Dale Miles

Baby orangutan born at Chester Zoo

Critically endangered Sumatran orangutan arrived on Thursday, September 3
Dale Tonge has impressed for Chester FC

Dale Tonge agrees Chester FC extension as Steve Burr consider new additions

Ex-Torquay United man to remain with Blues for another month while manager mulls potential signings

AFC Bournemouth forward Josh O'Hanlon had 'no hesitation' over Chester FC loan switch

AFC Bournemouth striker Josh O'Hanlon has joined Chester FC on loan
Cherries forward found out about move on Tuesday and trained with Blues on Thursday morning

Bring on the big spenders, says Chester FC full-back Johnny Hunt

Johnny Hunt in action during the 1-1 draw with Guiseley on Monday
Liverpool-born defender not fazed by four-game run against bookies’ title favourites
The Grandmothers of Invention come to Alexanders in Chester on October 16

Chester Alexander's welcomes Grandmothers of Invention

Former Frank Zappa band members come to Rufus Court venue on October 16

The Real Housewives of Cheshire: What to expect from the second series

The ITVBe show returns to our screens on Monday September 7

Teeing off: Get yourself connected for maximum results

Chronicle golf columnist Adam McCabe on the secrets of a perfect swing

West Cheshire AC's George Hyde strikes gold in Bedford

West Cheshire AC's George Hyde on top of the podium after winning shot put gold at the England Athletics Championships
Shot put glory secured at England Athletics Championships

Former Chester Grosvenor manager joins Oddfellows Hotel group

Paul Cookson will oversee development of new site in Manchester

Picture gallery: Back to school in Ellesmere Port

More of your pictures as your kids return to school

Wanted: Your memories and pictures of 'the day I met the Queen'

We're on the hunt for your snaps of the Queen ahead of her historic milestone

Win £50 vouchers for Coach House Brewers Fayre

Five prizes to be won by families to try out new Chef's Counter menu

Women 2day: 'I've had my breasts removed but I'm still smiling'

Carla Atherton carries the rare BRCA1 gene

LOOK INSIDE: Country house on sale in Tarporley for £3m

Eaton Hill House on Forest Road has five bedrooms, 4.8 acres of gardens and an indoor swimming pool


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