Former Chester City FC skipper Stephen Vaughan jnr bailed in connection with policeman's death

Former Chester City FC captain Stephen Vaughan jnr
Thirty-year-old appears in court after being charged with perverting the course of justice and driving without insurance

New B&M store in Chester attracts crowds at opening

Local hero and dignitaries were there to cut the ribbon

Huge Chester Wilko store to open in old M&S outlet

Wilko is planning to move into part of the old Marks and Spencer home and menswear store in Foregate Street, Chester
Former Wilkinson due to relocate down the road in Foregate Street

WATCH: Chester Handbag of Harmonies choir return from Italian triumph

Chester choir A Handbag of Harmonies with musical director Matt Baker and the mayor of Treviglio, Lombardy, Italy
All-female choir form exchange with Coro Calycanthus music group who are due to visit city in December

Alex Clifton becomes Chester Performs artistic director

Alex Clifton has been appointed artistic director of Chester Performs which includes the new cultural centre due to open in autumn 2016
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre mastermind will lead artistic policy for city's new £37m cultural centre

Cheshire West and Chester Council have bad-tempered first meeting under Labour control

Councillors clash as new ruling group revamp committee structure and break protocol on chairman's role

Huntington homeowner confronted by two burglars during afternoon raid

Cheshire Police
Victim left shocked and shaken after face to face encounter with intruders

Chester visit from Red Arrows brings flash of colour to city skyline

World-famous display team was using Hawarden Airport as base over the weekend

A483 Posthouse Roundabout traffic misery as motorists face four-mile tailback

Motorists are complaining of lengthy queues on the A483
The £6m roadworks have resulted in a queue back to Rossett with some drivers complaining of a two hour delay

Chester Polo Team victorious in international tournament

Event is held each May bank holiday at Chester Racecourse

Ashton Hayes community furious at lack of broadband for THIRD time in less than a year

Community have been beset with problems

West Cheshire College jobs at risk in Government funding cuts

The future of the West Cheshire College campus at Handbridge in Chester is in the balance
Almost 90 jobs could go across campuses in Chester and Ellesmere Port

Boat-owner blasts River Dee launch facilities as motorists block slipway

The car park on Sandy Lane
Ron Crowe says Sandy Lane car park is 'constantly full of cars'

Nepal earthquake: Peckforton medic tells of experience providing aid

Humanitarian aid worker Jonathan Povey was deployed to Nepal following the April 25 earthquake
Jonathan Povey said it was an 'immensely challenging environment' to work in

Prince Edward in Chester to join university's 175th anniversary celebrations

Earl of Wessex unveils plaque at Riverside Buildings to mark milestone for higher education institution

WATCH: Ellesmere Port Sports Village gets royal approval

Prince Edward describes new £15m centre on Stanney Lane as 'fantastic'

Chester Tory chief Mike Jones survives leadership challenge after election defeat

Former council leader emerges triumphant after Cllr Mark Stocks put himself forward as alternative choice for local Conservatives
Councillor Mark Stocks

Chester Tory leadership challenger launches damaging attack on Conservative CWaC chief Mike Jones

Cllr Mark Stocks says someone must take responsibility for party's embarrassing defeat

New edition of Chester Chronicle is out on Thursday

The City front page of the May 28 edition of The Chronicle
Find out why you shouldn't miss out on picking up a copy of your favourite local newspaper

Seagull 'photobombing' Red Arrows captured by University of Chester student

Jade Coxon's incredible picture has sparked an internet sensation
Former Chester City FC captain Stephen Vaughan jnr

Former Chester City FC skipper Stephen Vaughan jnr bailed in connection with policeman's death

Thirty-year-old appears in court after being charged with perverting the course of justice and driving without insurance

Ex-Chester City FC captain Stephen Vaughan jnr charged over policeman's death

Stephen Vaughan in action for Chester City in 2009
Former Blues skipper due in court charged with perverting the course of justice

Meet the Vanarama National League newcomers: Bromley

Bromley defender Jack Holland challenges Farnborough's Phil Page
The Ravens and manager Mark Goldberg are determined to make an impact after winning the Conference South title
Russell Crowe stars in The Water Diviner which is showing at Clwyd Theatr Cymru

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from May 27 onwards

Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area

Get 15% off tickets to Birmingham's BBC Good Food Show Summer

Bag yourself tickets with 15% discount when you book online with BBC Good Food Show Summer
Chester Canoe Club paddler Colin Cartwright has been selected to represent Great Britain in three disciplines

Chester Canoe Club paddlers make waves in Europe

Melvin Swallow, Richard Rodgers, David Hatton and Jenny Swallow in good shape at Amsterdam Waterland Marathon

Willie Carson delights crowds at LDF International Polo competition

Willie Carson at the LDF International Polo competition at Chester Racecourse
73-year-old former British Champion Jockey watches on as Stella Artois team retain title at prestigious event

Royal wedding milliner creates hat for hotel's 150th anniversary

Laura Apsit Liven's £770 design for The Chester Grosvenor was inspired by Eastgate clock and the landmark hotel's interior

Women 2day: The high heels debate

Cannes Film Festival fuels debate

Festival fashion: The 10 best picks for under £25 including playsuits, dresses and sandals

Festival season is just around the corner, so here are the top 10 best picks from the high street including Topshop, ASOS, River Island, Missguided and more

Win tickets to see Burt Bacharach at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Deadline for entries Friday, June 5

10 of the best prom dresses on the high street including Topshop, ASOS, Miss Selfridge and more

Choosing the perfect prom dress can be tough, but we've got 10 of the best short and long dresses from Topshop, River Island, Virgos Lounge, ASOS and Miss Selfridge and more


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