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

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

Three Chester and Ellesmere Port men charged after burglary investigation

Police arrested three men after executing search warrants
Arrests made when police executed a warrant at an address in Blacon on Wednesday (November 25)

M53 to be closed overnight for nine weeks for "wear and tear" repairs

The Moreton Spur heading from the Motorway and the Liverpool bound side of the M53 closed to traffic this morning
Highways Agency will halt work over Christmas to give drivers "smoother" holiday journeys

Gateshead v Chester FC: Everything you need to know

Gateshead's International Stadium
From team news to what Steve Burr has to say, here's your guide to Chester's trip to the Heed

Broughton Primark store announces second jobs drive

Broughton Shopping Park will get a number of new stores including Primark and an M&S foodhall
Retail giant coming to Broughton Shopping Park in Spring 2016 - creating 134 jobs

Wallasey men guilty of racist chanting at Chester FC away match

Thomas Brooks and Joshua Harrison
Joshua Harrison, 23, and Thomas Brooks, 22, tried to start offensive songs at Chester's game with Tranmere Rovers on September 12

Chester FC: Writing off Danny Hattersley? Doubters might be moving too fast

Danny Hattersley impressed Chester manager Steve Burr during his time at Southport and Stockport County
Some supporters are far from enthused at striker's arrival but loan deal could prove a shrewd move

Watch dramatic moment police burst into home of suspect in dawn raids

Moment police use saw in dawn raids. Picture by Dave Kendall
Gang arrested this morning are believed to have targeted a Great Sutton post office and banks in Neston

BT Broadband customers in Chester back online

Internet connection in areas such as Handbridge and Saltney finally restored at 2pm on Thursday (November 26)

Chester FC: Johnny Hunt craving consistency in unpredictable campaign

Johnny Hunt has been an ever-present for the Blues so far this season
Left-back insists play-offs are not beyond reach - if Blues can put an end to erratic performances

Man in court charged over raid on Sealand building housing migrant workers

Migrants being removed from a property in Sealand
John Russell Brown has been charged with 16 Housing Act offences following raid on premises in Deeside Lane, Sealand, in March

Countess of Chester Hospital abortion service decision slammed by city charity

Hospital bosses blame loss of sexual health contract for undermining service 

Upton by Chester is location for anti fracking demo

Peaceful demonstration comes just a week before protest camp faces eviction by bailiffs

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

Black Friday 2015: Live updates from across the UK

Black Friday at Tesco on Park Road Liverpool live
It's Black Friday - the biggest shopping day of the year. Here's all the special offers, latest deals and shoppers scuffles as they happen

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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