Ellesmere Port prisoner Charles Bronson sends Alton Towers victim Leah Washington a 'get well' card

Message reads 'Leah, hope you get well soon, x' and is signed Salvador by the convict, who grew up in Ellesmere Port

Ruby Wax addresses Chester conference promoting better mental health and wellbeing

Ruby Wax
Comedian and TV presenter Ruby Wax was at the city's Crowne Plaza Hotel

Cheshire West and Chester Council to get tough on legal highs, rough sleeping and begging

Busking will also be covered in the new Public Space Protection Order covering Chester City Centre, Newtown and Boughton

Waste treatment facility proposed for Northwich

Where the proposed REnescience Northwich facility would be located on the Lostock Works site
DONG Energy want to build REnescience Northwich on part of the Lostock Works site

Corrie comes to Sandiway: Stars film summer scenes with Paddy McGuinness

Comedian is guest-starring in six episodes

Labour-led Cheshire West and Chester Council reintroduces free transport for children with special needs

Deputy leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council Les Ford
Labour cabinet recommends reintroducing transport subsidy from September 2015

Chester Races: Watergate Street traders consider blockade in protest at negative impact on business

Alex Sharp, owner of The Watergate Gallery, in Watergate Street, Chester, whose window was smashed on Saturday night
Gallery owner claims fellow traders are planning extreme measures as racecourse row rumbles on

New Chester dining quarter opening delayed

The opening of Chester's new dining quarter in Pepper Street has been delayed
Still no confirmed opening date for the four restaurants in Pepper Street

Chester Zoo keep their animals cool on the hottest day of the year

How do you keep animals cool in the summer heat? Chester Zoo keepers have the answer.

Visually impaired football team launches in Winsford

Members of Winsford Wolves Visually Impaired Football Club
Winsford Wolves Visually Impaired Football Club fundraising for equipment

Katie Price comes to Chester

Model and TV personality will be at Cruise nightclub to meet fans

Northwich chemical plant workers raise thousands with three peaks fundraiser

Tata Chemicals staff at the summit of Ben Nevis
Twenty staff from Tata Chemicals Europe climbed three mountains in 24 hours

Chester choir formed of recovering addicts to perform at Eisteddfod again

The Grace Note Choir in rehearsal with music director Mark James
Grace Note choir 'honoured' to be invited back to renowned musical event in Llangollen

Barnton residents launch campaign for second bridge

Year 6 pupils at Barnton Community Primary School are supporting the campaign for a second bridge to be built between Barnton and Winnington
Pupils from Barnton Community Primary School have been collecting petition signatures

Saughall family appeal to find missing pregnant cat

Joanna Westwood is desperate to locate pregnant Lola

Venue and name change for former Little Budworth pre-school after 30 years

School will now be known as Cotebrook Pre-School

Sainsbury’s in Great Boughton raises £10,862 for Cheshire Search and Rescue

Customers can now vote which shortlisted local charity to support next

Traffic chaos in Boughton after car crashes into house

Roads now cleared

M56 accident causing traffic delays for motorists

A second major accident has taken place on the M56 at the Weaver Viaduct
Motorists on their way home face traffic delays following an accident on the M56 this afternoon (Monday July 6).

Traffic chaos in Boughton after car crashes into house

Roads now cleared         
Kingsley James made his Chester debut in the opening game of the 2014-15 season

Chester FC reject second bid for out-of-contract Kingsley James

Future of the 23-year-old midfielder no closer to being resolved with five weeks until season starts

WATCH: Chester FC start pre-season training ahead of the 2015-16 campaign

George Thomson, Tom Peers, Craig Hobson and Kane Richards are put through their paces
New-look squad comes together for the first time as the Blues get down to work at the Field of Dreams

Chester FC boss Steve Burr ready to ramp up training intensity

Steve Burr and his assistant Jon McCarthy oversee pre-season training last summer
Blues squad report back for pre-season on Monday as the countdown begins to the start of the 2015-16 campaign
Marilyn Monroe as Sugar Kane and Tony Curtis as Joe in Billy Wilder's 1959 film Some Like it Hot which opens Moonlight Flicks in Chester tonight (Tuesday)

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from July 7 onwards

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

Madness play Rhyl Outdoor Arena as part of their Grandslam tour

Madness play Rhyl Outdoor Arena on July 11
Veteran pop group comes to North Wales venue on July 11
Tekkoslovakia, overall winners of the MBNA and Crossway FC charity football tournament

Charities the winners as MBNA and Crossway FC team up for football spectacular

Tekkoslovakia take the overall crown as annual tournament raises over £2,300 for four causes

Cheshire Phoenix announce merger with Cheshire Panthers junior side

Cheshire Phoenix chairman Mike Burton, left, and general manager James Brice
Established Panthers teams to merge with the Phoenix to become professional BBL club's long-term junior partner

Chlobo team up with Claire House Hospice for first charity collaboration

Chester based jewellery company launch Precious smiles charity bracelet

Win tickets to Foodies Festival at Tatton Park

Deadline for entries is Friday, July 10

New Chester eatery The Yard to host five-course taster evening

Restaurant is celebrating being fifth top in Chester on Trip Advisor

Day in the Life: Carden Park Hotel manager Hamish Ferguson

Guest feedback, cycling and not enough golf

Nostalgia: The Chester haunts you may have forgotten

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