Clutton campaigners win battle to stop 54 new homes being built in village

Clutton CE Primary School was at the heart of a council debate over whether to allow a 54-homes planning application in the village
Labour backs community protest despite warning of negative impact on need for school expansion

Hundreds turn out to see Joey Essex sign his book in Chester

Reality TV star was at WH Smith

Witnesses sought following incident outside Chester takeaway

Cheshire Police
A 34-year-old man has been charged in connection with alleged assault

Ellesmere Port giant queens parade through town on Sunday

Last year's Giants Parade in Ellesmere Port
Carnival highlight will see 30 gigantic Queen Elizabeth II figures make their way through town centre

Chester Tory leadership challenger launches damaging attack on Conservative CWaC chief Mike Jones

Councillor Mark Stocks
Cllr Mark Stocks says someone must take responsibility for party's embarrassing defeat

Seagull 'photobombing' Red Arrows captured by University of Chester student

Jade Coxon's incredible picture has sparked an internet sensation

Former Chester City FC skipper Stephen Vaughan jnr bailed in connection with policeman's death

Former Chester City FC captain Stephen Vaughan jnr
Thirty-year-old appears in court after being charged with perverting the course of justice and driving without insurance

New B&M store in Chester attracts crowds at opening

Local hero and dignitaries were there to cut the ribbon

Huge Chester Wilko store to open in old M&S outlet

Wilko is planning to move into part of the old Marks and Spencer home and menswear store in Foregate Street, Chester
Former Wilkinson due to relocate down the road in Foregate Street

Bunbury Village Day 2015 event inspired by hit ITV series Home Fires

Julie Summers, the author who inspired the latest TV drama Home Fires, officially opened the Bunbury Church Fete and signed copies of her book
TV and film theme to annual festival in village where drama programme was shot

Chester Polo Team victorious in international tournament

Event is held each May bank holiday at Chester Racecourse

Ashton Hayes community furious at lack of broadband for THIRD time in less than a year

Community have been beset with problems

West Cheshire College jobs at risk in Government funding cuts

The future of the West Cheshire College campus at Handbridge in Chester is in the balance
Almost 90 jobs could go across campuses in Chester and Ellesmere Port

Boat-owner blasts River Dee launch facilities as motorists block slipway

The car park on Sandy Lane
Ron Crowe says Sandy Lane car park is 'constantly full of cars'

Nepal earthquake: Peckforton medic tells of experience providing aid

Humanitarian aid worker Jonathan Povey was deployed to Nepal following the April 25 earthquake
Jonathan Povey said it was an 'immensely challenging environment' to work in

Prince Edward in Chester to join university's 175th anniversary celebrations

Earl of Wessex unveils plaque at Riverside Buildings to mark milestone for higher education institution

WATCH: Ellesmere Port Sports Village gets royal approval

Prince Edward describes new £15m centre on Stanney Lane as 'fantastic'

Chester's Old Palace up for grabs as possible offices or hotel

Historic building was built in 1751

Clutton campaigners win battle to stop 54 new homes being built in village

Clutton CE Primary School was at the heart of a council debate over whether to allow a 54-homes planning application in the village
Labour backs community protest despite warning of negative impact on need for school expansion

Ellesmere Port hub for older generation has 48 hours to gain votes for £10,000 funding boost

A popular hub for the older generation in Ellesmere Port is bidding for a boost to its funds of up to £10,000 from the Aviva Community Fund. Pic supplied by Endeavour
Community interest company Endeavour holds variety of activities and entertainment
Blues boss Steve Burr

OPINION: Lack of summer recruitment need not be a concern for Chester FC supporters

No signings yet but Blues are in healthy position and patience could pay off, writes Jim Green

Jon Worsnop playing the middle man for Chester FC

Jon Worsnop in action for Chester FC during December's FA Cup clash at Barnsley
Goalkeeper says players interested in joining the Blues have been contacting him

Chester FC winger Craig Mahon relishing Tranmere Rovers clashes

Chester FC winger Craig Mahon
Irishman can't wait to pit his wits against club where his uncle Alan was a fans favourite

Your pictures: The Three Queens in Liverpool

Chronicle readers sent in their photos of the Cunard 175th anniversary celebrations

Northwich violinist Sophie Rosa to perform at MBNA Chester Music Festival

Acclaimed Cheshire violinist Sophie Rosa is taking part in the 2015 MBNA Chester Music Festival
Talented Cheshire musician will be in action on June 5
Chester Boughton Hall captain Lee Dixon will lead Cheshire on his home pitch this weekend

Cheshire go for T20 glory at Chester Boughton Hall

County skipper has 'exciting squad' lined up for Sunday's tournament

New Cheshire Phoenix general manager James Brice targeting big impact

Cheshire Phoenix have appointed James Brice as the club's full-time general manager, complimenting his role as assistant coach
Assistant coach Brice has been appointed to the full-time position of general manager and tells the Chronicle what his new role will entail

Royal wedding milliner creates hat for hotel's 150th anniversary

Laura Apsit Liven's £770 design for The Chester Grosvenor was inspired by Eastgate clock and the landmark hotel's interior

Nostalgia: Chester life through the years

Do you remember when the city looked like this?

Women 2day: The high heels debate

Cannes Film Festival fuels debate

Festival fashion: The 10 best picks for under £25 including playsuits, dresses and sandals

Festival season is just around the corner, so here are the top 10 best picks from the high street including Topshop, ASOS, River Island, Missguided and more

Win tickets to see Burt Bacharach at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Deadline for entries Friday, June 5


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