Council gives planning permission to University Cathedral Free School despite raising health & safety concerns

Free school will open for the new academic year on September 3

Beluga aid work remembered 10 years on from Hurricane Katrina

The Airbus Beluga arrives in Mobile Alabama in September 2005 loaded with tonnes of vital supplies for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. It was stocked by staff at the company's Broughton factory, before picking up further supplies from Airbus HQ in Toulouse, France.
The aircraft has been used to help fly vital supplies to communities hit by natural disasters

Flooding causes delays for commuters in Chester and surrounding areas

Heavy rainfall overnight affected traffic on M53 and A483

Start of term at Saltney school delayed due to building works

Pupils at Wood Memorial CP will return to school a day later than planned 'for health and safety' reasons

City centre pub landlord would consider selling up if student plan went ahead

Landlord of the Albion Inn in Chester says he is already disturbed by students after they have been drinking in nearby Off the Wall pub

Chester Racecourse to host polo tournament

Two-day Roodee Challenge Polo Tournament on Friday and Saturday

Giant Chester event to commemorate Queen Elizabeth becoming Britain's longest reigning monarch

The parade of giant Queens Elizabeth II makes it way through Ellesmere Port town centre
Get your Union Jacks out as Queen Elizabeth II takes the reins from Queen Victoria as the country's longest serving monarch

Josh O'Hanlon moves to Chester FC on loan from AFC Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth striker Josh O'Hanlon has joined Chester FC on loan
Dublin-born forward arrives at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium on an initial month-long deal from Premier League new boys

Chester and Ellesmere Port train lines affected by Merseyrail disruption

Due to vehicle hitting a bridge

Drivers left queuing for hours in Bank Holiday traffic at Cheshire Oaks

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Some motorists queuing for 2-3 hours

Simon Gildea decides to Let it Grow in memory of his sister

Angela Gildea died in 2002, aged 32, of breast cancer

Cyclist taken to hospital after accident at Overpool roundabout in Ellesmere Port

The Knot pub in Ellesmere Port is demolished

No plans currently in place to use the space created by the demolition of The Knot

Police step up Chester city centre patrols in lead up to decision over anti-social behaviour initiative

You have until October 15 to give your views on Cheshire West and Chester Council's proposed Public Space Protection Order (PSPO)

Thousands oppose Cheshire West and Chester Council's anti-social behaviour drive

People sign petitions against the proposed Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) covering Chester city centre

KFC Chester Drive Thru opens on Wednesday

The official launch of the new KFC is on Saturday, August 29 with face-painting, balloons and flyers with KFC offers.

Concerns over playground wall at new Chester free school

Cheshire West and Chester Council has sent building control inspectors to examine the wall at Murlain House

A second gallery of your Back to School pictures

Thanks for sending in your lovely photographs

Diana's butler and Farndon resident Paul Burrell enters the Celebrity Big Brother House

Diana, Princess of Wales's former butler Paul Burrell enters the house during latest series of Celebrity Big Brother. Photo credit: Ian West/PA Wire
Famous florist to advise Channel 5 house mates on creating a 'royal palace'

Council gives planning permission to University Cathedral Free School despite raising health & safety concerns

Free school will open for the new academic year on September 3
Andy Bishop made his Southport debut in the loss to Barrow at the weekend

Conference Call: Danny Coles leaves Forest Green Rovers, Tranmere Rovers sign Marlon Jackson, Lincoln City bring in Terry Hawkridge

A round-up of the latest news and player movements from the Vanarama National League

Josh O'Hanlon moves to Chester FC on loan from AFC Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth striker Josh O'Hanlon has joined Chester FC on loan
Dublin-born forward arrives at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium on an initial month-long deal from Premier League new boys

We didn't deserve to win, says Steve Burr after Chester FC draw with Guiseley AFC

Adam Boyes equalises for the Lions in the 84th minute
Boss disappointed at the lack of chances created as the Lions claim a well deserved point

Cara Delevingne and Kate Moss make the perfect duo as they model Mango's autumn winter 2015 collection

Supermodels Cara Delevingne and Kate Moss are the faces of Mango's new collection

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from September 2 onwards

Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold welcomes the National Youth Theatre of Wales today
Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area
Chester Boughton Hall batsman and captain Lee Dixon led his side to Tuesday's NatWest Club T20 finals

Chester Boughton Hall beaten by Ealing at NatWest Club T20 finals

Filkins Lane side fail in bid to retain their crown in Cardiff

Ellesmere Port RUFC ready to ruck on eve of new season

Ellesmere Port's pack piles on the pressure against Oldershaw in the final game of last season
Oilers keen to capitalise on World Cup year after title-winning 2014-15 campaign

Former Chester Grosvenor manager joins Oddfellows Hotel group

Paul Cookson will oversee development of new site in Manchester

Win £50 vouchers for Coach House Brewers Fayre

Five prizes to be won by families to try out new Chef's Counter menu

Women 2day: 'I've had my breasts removed but I'm still smiling'

Carla Atherton carries the rare BRCA1 gene

LOOK INSIDE: Country house on sale in Tarporley for £3m

Eaton Hill House on Forest Road has five bedrooms, 4.8 acres of gardens and an indoor swimming pool

A Day in the Life: Personal trainer Becky Holmes

Weights, well-being and good quality family time

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