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Reports of plane crash at Oulton Park Carfest 2015 - latest updates

People attending Carfest 2015 at the Cheshire race track have tweeted pictures of smoke at the scene

Erin Cross' dad's fundraiser is a musical tribute

Ant Cross will scale Liverpool Cathedral dressed as Frenchy for Alder Hey

Ellesmere Port's Jenny Tinmouth celebrates Mission Impossible release with Tom Cruise

Superbike rider worked as a stunt double for Cruise's co-star Rebecca Ferguson

Chester Argos to recruit 18 new drivers to start work immediately

Full-time and part-time contracts available as company aims to increase digital retail status

10 things to do in the Chester area this weekend

What's happening and where over the August 1-2 weekend

Four injured in M56 crash

Accident involved four cars at J14 eastbound near Helsby yesterday

Anya Bentham: Youngster who battled cancer takes on fundraising challenge for charity that supported her

Anya Bentham, four, has raised £600 for the Neuroblastoma Children's Cancer Alliance who supported her and her family during her battle with the disease
Four-year-old, who survived a rare and aggressive form of the disease, completed a charity walk in aid of Neuroblastoma Children’s Cancer Alliance

Hoole bids to become Britain's Greatest High Street

MP backs suburb for success in national community award scheme

BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin at Vue Cheshire Oaks IMAX red carpet launch

IMAX screen opens at Vue on the Coliseum Leisure Park

Neston woman bit boyfriend after alien onesie joke

Chester Magistrates Court
Abbie Ellis received a 12 month community order after pleading guilty to the assault

Anticipation revs up for Car Fest North at Oulton Park

Chris Evans is hosting the annual event in Tarporley

Hoole family call for people to support Jeans for Genes Day

Isabelle with her parents Jemma and Craig Gregory
National fundraiser highlights children's genetic disorders

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

Cheshire Scouts attend Jamboree adventure in Japan

Scouts from Chester, Ellesmere Port and Neston join thousands of others at international event

Erin Cross' dad's fundraiser is a musical tribute

Ant Cross will scale Liverpool Cathedral dressed as Frenchy for Alder Hey

Hospice of the Good Shepherd receives cash donation from council

Money raised from metal retrieved from Cheshire West and Chester Council crematoriam
Chester FC boss Steve Burr should have some extra funds at his disposal thanks to the club's new crowd funding scheme

Chester FC launch 'crowd funding' project to raise money for signings

Scheme will generate fresh funds for boss Steve Burr

In pictures: Rare images from Chester FC and Bolton Wanderers 1981 pre-season clash at Sealand Road

Action from Chester FC v Bolton Wanderers during their 1981 Football League Group Cup clash at Sealand Road
The Blues went down 2-1 to the Trotters in the Football League Group Cup

Chester FC boss Steve Burr expects 'good test' from Crewe Alex

George Thomson goes for goal during the 1-1 draw with Crewe Alex in August 2014
League One side planning to field full-strength side for tomorrow's game following 1-1 draw last pre-season

The Great British Bake Off recipes: Former Bake Off star Cathryn Dresser shows how you and the kids can enjoy cooking in the kitchen

Cathryn Dresser, from Series 3 of the BBC's The Great British Bake Off has launched a new cookery book perfect for families baking together

World Breastfeeding Week: Celebrities proudly show off pictures of themselves and their children

It's World Breastfeeding Week, and we're looking at the proud celebrity mums who don't mind sharing their intimate pictures
Winner Danny Willett of England reacts at the 18th hole after the final round of the Omega European Masters golf tournament in Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Teeing off: Belief in your game will help you achieve results

Chronicle golf columnist Adam McCabe explains how sticking to your guns can help you ride out bad spells on the course

Deeside Dragons bolster attack with re-signing of Simon Furnival

Simon Furnival in action for the Dragons
Long-serving forward agrees to return for forthcoming season with ambitious Flintshire side

New Chester fashion boutique open evening

The Contempo hosts glamorous event at Booth Mansion

Win a family pass to Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Deadline for entries, Wednesday, August 5

Petra Nemcova sizzles as she models Ultimo's latest collection

Model Petra Nemcova showed off her fabulous figure as she modelled the underwear brand's AW15 range

Women 2day: Jemma's vision for SPACE

Hoole mum Jemma has turned a challenge into something positive

Windows 10: How you can update Microsoft's new system that is available now

Here is everything you need to know about the new Windows 10 release and your guide on how to download it and upgrade your system

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