Roadworks at Posthouse roundabout near Chester to take an extra six weeks to complete

The A483 was heavily congested after traffic lights failed
Latest timetable puts end of project as May 10            

Lady Edwina Grosvenor inspires sixth formers at former school

Daughter of Duke and Duchess of Westminster speaks on prison reform at Ellesmere College

Chester student becomes first head boy at Sir John Deane's College for 32 years

Former Bishops' Blue Coat CE High School pupil George O’Brien takes on historic role

First Church of England woman bishop to be installed at Chester Cathedral

Service for Bishop of Stockport Libby Lane will be on March 8

Traffic disruption on M56 westbound following accident

Two vehicles collided between junctions 12 and 14

Anti-frackers build for demonstration outside HQ after Tory majority rejects debate

Protesters against fracking outside council HQ
Frack Free Upton will hold a protest outside Cheshire West and Chester Council HQ on Thursday, March 5

Councillors told not to get their twitters in a twist

Cheshire West and Chester Council to consider guidelines for using social media

Cyclist airlifted to hospital following Mickle Trafford collision

A man has been airlifted to hospital following a crash on the A56 in Mickle Trafford
Motorists advised to avoid area after A56 crash

Duke of Westminster opens new Chester city centre base for charities

Duke jokes about his ancestors as he opens The Bluecoat Centre for Charities and Voluntary Organisations

Blind Little Sutton author pens book about experiences with her guide dog

Joanne Roberts has written Confessions of a Guide Dog about life with black Labrador retriever Uska

Staff threatened with weapon during Huntington shop robbery

Incident happened at Penny's Food and Drink on March 1

Chester Chasers to compete in British Quidditch Cup

Chester Chasers
University of Chester team hoping for success in national tournament

Chester Wayword Festival is a big hit with youngsters at half-term

Chester Town Hall hosted wide range of literary talks and workshops

Northwich woman's rib cage rebuilt using titanium technology

Barbara Schofield treated at Royal Liverpool University Hospital after being trampled by horse

Winsford takeaway awarded Best Chippy Chips in Cheshire

John Finney, owner of FoodCraft which has been awarded Best Chippy Chips in Cheshire
FoodCraft received accolade in the Choice Chip Awards

Handbridge WI to feature on BBC Countryfile

Filming was done in Queen's Park Chester

Work to repair Chester short-cut is delayed

Walls on Rock Lane fell down in November 2012 and work is expected to be finished by this summer

Comic Relief 2015: Send us your Funny Face photos

And tell us all about your fundraising efforts

World Book Day 2015: Send us your photos

Louis Russell-Holdsworth, Evan Morris, Isaac Franklin and Otis Sharp all aged four from Christleton Pre-School
If you are dressing up as a book character this year, send us your photographs

Roadworks at Posthouse roundabout near Chester to take an extra six weeks to complete

The A483 was heavily congested after traffic lights failed
Latest timetable puts end of project as May 10            
Paul Linwood, in action during last season's game at the Racecourse, has played for both Wrexham and Chester

LOOK: Players to have crossed the divide and played for Chester FC and Wrexham

Our cross-border derby countdown begins with a look at some of the players to have represented the Blues and the Reds

Chester and Ellesmere Port News Quiz of the Week

How many questions can you get right based on events of the past seven days?

Kingsley James hails Chester FC progress and wants one final push

Kingsley James has called for one final push to secure a top half finish
England C midfielder believes Blues have made their mark on the Vanarama Conference
The Fureys

Irish band to perform at Runcorn theatre

The Fureys will play at The Brindley on March 10

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from March 3 onwards

The Swan Hotel in Tarporley is holding an antiques day today (Tuesday)
Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area

IN PICTURES: John Coffino unhappy at second-half showing from Cheshire Phoenix in loss to Manchester Giants

Nix head coach left disappointed as Giants claim north west derby bragging rights over the Phoenix with 93-85 win

WATCH: David Aliu on Cheshire Phoenix loss to Manchester Giants

Cheshire Phoenix David Aliu
Phoenix lose north west derby after 93-85 loss at Giants in the BBL Championship

In This Week's Paper

Women 2day: What we can learn from Madonna's BRITS fall

How Madonna turned a catastrophe into a valuable life lesson

Chester Half Marathon: Helsby man will run dressed as giant dog

Andy Browne running for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd

8 pubs to take your mum for Mother's Day in and around Chester

Cosy Cheshire pubs, great food and even a free gift on offer to treat your mum

Look: Have a look around one of Chester's more expensive houses at £1.65M

A media room, five bedrooms and a terrace overlooking the River Dee


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