Ellesmere Port glass company fined after forklift driver crushed to death

Recresco fined £180,000 plus £38,000 in costs

Multi-million pound leisure centre in Northwich branded a 'carbuncle'

Memorial Court in Northwich
Labour councillors for the town say £14m complex is an eyesore

Councillor raises questions over decision to build homes in Chester flood plain

Approved scheme off Sealand Road for 140 houses will see ground levels raised by six feet and a reservoir created

Chester Diocese makes history by appointing first woman bishop in Church of England

Bishop of Chester admits Rev Libby Lane will face many challenges

Woman jailed for causing death of Eaton man by careless driving

Samantha Roberts, 25, of Holywell was found guilty of causing death by careless driving
Samantha Roberts, of Holywell, was nearly three times over drink-drive limit when she killed David Dutton

Match report: Chester FC 0 Barnsley 3

Craig Mahon takes on Barnsley defender Reece Brown
Jim Green watches the Blues run in the FA Cup come to a one-sided end at the Swansway Chester Stadium

Great Sutton mum proud of life-saver son Liam

Five-year-old Liam Blundell-Moore helped save his nanny's life

Man arrested after police officer assaulted in Chester city centre

Cheshire police
Police keen to speak to witnesses who may have filmed incident

North West Ambulance Service experiences rise in life-threatening calls

North West Ambulance Service
But ambulance chiefs are left scratching their heads about the causes

University of Chester student gives disadvantaged children a brighter Christmas

Alice Walker-Shakespeare supports CHICKS charity in Devon

Delamere Academy and Highfield Community Primary ranked in top ten of schools in the borough

Delamere Academy tops league table for Key Stage 2 results in Cheshire West and Chester

Upton pupils turn archaeologists for the day in community project

Youngsters delve into the history of Upton Cockpit

Albion Inn in Chester to mark Christmas truce

Pub will mark momentous event of the First World War

Anti-fracking protesters demonstrate in Ellesmere Port

Protest follows IGas discovery of 'significant gas indications' at site

Bishops' Blue Coat CE High School pupils honour their fallen relatives from the First World War

Former student Matt Baker accompanies students on battlefields tour

Ray Quinn steals the show at charity Christmas ball - picture gallery

More than £2,800 raised for Kick4Life charity

Christmas arrives early for three Forum shopping fans

Lucky trio are presented with vouchers worth £600 in total

Rock Choir entertain at BHS Chester store

Shoppers join in charity carol singing

Bishops' Blue Coat Cathedral service

School celebrates the season with annual carol concert

Elderly residents afraid to cross A56 Chester Road in Helsby fight for crossing

Residents of Lincoln Court in Helsby struggle to cross the busy A56 Chester Road
Campaign supported by Graham Evans MP
Rhys Oates scored twice in seven appearances while on loan from Barnsley

Chester FC boss wishes Rhys Oates well as loan spell ends

Chester FC: Rhys Oates returns to Barnsley after scoring twice in seven appearances

We've enjoyed our FA Cup run, says Chester FC boss

Steve Burr shouts instructions to his team during the FA Cup second round replay defeat to Barnsley
Chester FC: Steve Burr gives Barnsley credit after defeat in FA Cup second round replay

Chester FC 0 Barnsley 3: Rate the players

Blues midfielder Kingsley James battles with Kane Hemmings, scorer of the Tykes first goal
How do you think the Blues performed in the FA Cup second round replay?
Genesis tribute band Mama will be performing at the Forum Studio Theatre in Chester on January 24

Chester Forum Studio Theatre welcome Genesis tribute band Mama

All eras of legendary band's career covered by show which comes to city centre venue on January 24

Chester Telford's Warehouse sees the return of Trevor Roots and The Collaborators

Trevor Roots and The Collaborators return to Telfords Warehouse in Chester on July 25
Roots reggae band back at Tower Wharf venue on December 20

Saughall Colts JFC join in #FootballRemembers

Saughall youngsters remember the 1914 Christmas Truce

Red-hot starts sees Cheshire Phoenix fight off Worcester Wolves

Taylor King posted 27 points as Cheshire Phoenix defeated Worcester Wolves
Basketball: Cheshire Phoenix 97 Worcester Wolves 86

Innospec’s superheroes raise £4,600 for three local charities

Innospec’s superheroes raise £4,600 for three local charities

In This Week's Paper

University of Chester student gives disadvantaged children a brighter Christmas

Alice Walker-Shakespeare supports CHICKS charity in Devon

The facts about coeliac disease

Up to 70% of coeliac sufferers are women

Win a family festive hamper from Chatwins bakery

Deaadline for entries is Sunday, December 21

Dancing on Ice star Dan Whiston takes to the rink in Chester

Beth Tweddle's ice dance partner joins skaters at Winter Wonderland


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