Chester businesswoman returned from US holiday to discover she was fraud victim

Home of Alison Maunder of Curzon Park used by London couple to obtain mobile phones and laptop

Chester Cathedral Lego project in full swing

Ten thousand bricks have already been laid

Do it 4 Dawn fundraiser in memory of Ellesmere Port landlady

Almost £2,000 raised for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd in memory of Ellesmere Port landlady Dawn Holmes

Upton Parish Council backs moratorium on unconventional gas exploration

Anti-fracking campaigners staged a peaceful protest at a meeting of Upton Parish Council
Anti-fracking campaigners claiming victory after staging parade protest to Monday night's meeting

Chester City Baths to reopen in September

The revamped Chester City Baths is due to reopen in September
Much-loved Victorian facility will be back in business following £2.5m refurbishment

Jess Wright and Lee Child to visit Chester this summer

Will be signing books at WH Smith

Northwich teacher reveals her life as a South African spy

Cheshire teacher Olivia Forsyth has written a book about her life as a South African spy
Former Grange School English teacher Olivia Forsyth has written a book about her extraordinary experiences

Man seriously hurt in Northwich crash as he changed a tyre

Police are appealing for witnesses to the A556 collision on Sunday (July 26)
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident on the A556 on Sunday evening

Opening date confirmed for first restaurant in Chester dining quarter

Chimichanga opens next month

Chester Eastgate Clock cover removed

The protective wrap is being removed from the Eastgate Clock
Walkway under famous timepiece to remain closed while City Walls restoration is completed

Newly-restored Round Tower in Sandiway officially unveiled

A ribbon cutting ceremony took place

Chester tattoo studio on Channel 4 antique show

The show airs on Friday July 31

New outdoor activity centre for Frodsham

Round Ponds Adventure Centre will be situated off Kingsley Road

Super siblings organise coffee morning in aid of Babygrow Appeal

Holly and John Allwood raised £80 for The Countess of Chester charity

Chester shop was supplied with fake branded mobile phone items

Counterfeit mobile phone items seized from Friduddin Ranas business premises
Cheshire West Trading Standards prosecute wholesaler importing counterfeit goods from China

Chester Northgate Street pub fire spread to roof space

Fire crews tackled a blaze at the Red Lion pub in Chester
Street closed while firefighters tackled blaze at Red Lion

Sophie Hook murder: Two decades on, the man who found her body is still traumatised by the discovery

Sophie Hook
Gerry Davies says he's still coming to terms with the walk he made on Llandudno's North Shore on July 30, 1995

Actor Stephen Mangan in Chester to film new TV series Houdini & Doyle

Stephen Mangan, who plays Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in Houdini & Doyle, waits for his next scene at the end of the alleyway that runs alongside Alexander's Jazz Theatre Bar in Chester city centre
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini main characters in new drama being filmed in Rufus Court area

Chester businesswoman returned from US holiday to discover she was fraud victim

Home of Alison Maunder of Curzon Park used by London couple to obtain mobile phones and laptop

Chester Cathedral Lego project in full swing

Ten thousand bricks have already been laid

Ellesmere Port group to cycle across Holland for charity

Flying Dutchmen team members Cliff Walsh, Dave Cowell and Ian Shone
The Flying Dutchmen are hoping to raise £1,000 for the Royal National Institute of Blind People
Liverpool's most promising talents: Harry Wilson, Jerome Sinclair, Cameron Brannagan and Ryan Kent

Which Liverpool FC young stars could face Chester FC on Wednesday?

The Chronicle highlights four promising talents that could feature at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium

Conference Call: Guiseley sign Rob Atkinson and Tom Craddock, Dover Athletic bring in Naby Diallo

Former Accrington Stanley defender Rob Atkinson has joined Guiseley AFC
A round-up of the latest news and player movements from the Vanarama National League

Competition for places hotting up, says Chester FC assistant Jon McCarthy

Steve Burr and Jon McCarthy are getting close to deciding on a starting side for the first game of the season
First-team coach says line-up for season opener against Braintree Town is starting to take shape
The Nantwich Show 2015 takes place today (Wednesday)

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from July 29 onwards

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

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation review: What is Tom Cruise like in the new movie? And is it as good as the rest?

The latest instalment of Mission: Impossible is out on Friday July, 31. But how good is the new movie?
Matty Fagan beat Adam Kettleborough in an English Title eliminator on Saturday night

Father-to-be Matty Fagan focused on the future

Lightweight in line for a shot at English title after beating Adam Kettleborough in Ellesmere Port on Saturday night

Stags put to the sword as Chester Gladiators reclaim top spot

Mark Kingsley touched down for Chester Gladiators in the win at Garswood Stags
Lee Rusowicz crosses twice in 42-16 win as Gladiators triumph at Billinge Road

Double graduation joy for twin sisters from Chester

Flora and Charis Hackett studied side-by-side at Lancaster University

Chester Race for Life 2015 - your pictures

A gallery of your photographs from Sunday's event

Win family day out at Albert Dock in Liverpool

Deadline for entries is Friday, July 31

Nostalgia: Chester in the 1970s and 1980s

Go back down memory lane with these images

Airport survival guide: 15 hacks to take the stress out of going on holiday, including what you can take in your hand luggage, parking and more

From queues to customs, nobody loves airports but you can make your time there this summer easier with our detailed survival guide


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