Passengers were left stranded at Chester station after a train broke down on Wednesday evening (April 1)

Train breakdown leaves Merseyrail passengers stranded outside Chester station

Engine grinds to a halt just 300 yards from platform leading to rush hour service cancellations

WATCH: Ten people found guilty as Chester cash for crashes trial comes to an end

City businessman John Christopher Smith was mastermind behind £1m-plus fraud

Blacon teenager gets all clear from cancer

Tiffany wants to inspire other sufferers

Chester carpet shop owner confesses that naked stunt was an April Fool

Dave Bellis, owner of Chester Carpet Clearance Centre, gets naked to welcome naturists for one day only on Wednesday, April 1
Watch outtakes from the Chester Carpet Clearance Centre's naked video

Clifton Drive housing plan in Chester flood plain to be decided at inquiry

Scheme would mean loss of playing fields

Tarporley family plea for lasting memorial for beloved Richard

Richard Pover died of testicular cancer age 21

Chancellor George Osborne praises Lion Salt Works restoration

Tatton MP tours new living museum in Northwich

Like father like son as new landlord takes over at village pub near Neston

Marc Edmunds and partner want to transform The Inn at Ness

Faulty batteries to blame for A483 rush-hour gridlock

The temporary traffic lights on the A483 on the approach to the Posthouse roundabout got stuck on red
Motorists were stuck in queues for hours after temporary lights got stuck on red - but the signals are due to be removed  later this week

West Cheshire doctors to get almost £4m to revolutionise GP practices

Video chats, text messages and online prescriptions among the innovations being considered

Blacon great-grandmother to parachute jump in memory of murdered son

Emily Hornby, 81, raising funds for Hospice of Good Shepherd in honour of son, Gary Lee

General Election 2015: Your manifesto for Chester

The local issues highlighted in the 2015 Chester manifesto survey
Drop-in health centres, better roadworks planning and an end to council cutbacks are just some of your demands ahead of May's crunch poll

New High Sheriff of Cheshire is 'pricked' by the Queen during ancient ceremony

Charle William Holroyd of Oakmere takes on oldest secular office on Britain

New Vicar joins Christ Church in Willaston

Congregation welcome Revd Stehen Bazely

Asbestos disease victim appeals to former Neston workmates

Eric Peers, 70, worked at Morganite Thermal Ceramics from 1969-1993

Students enjoy a Big Sing at Chester Catholic High School

Primary and high school students join forces for music project

Tattenhall antiques expert lands role on Dickinson's Real Deal

Jonathan O'Marah will make his first appearance on ITV show on Friday, March 27

Sniffer dog Jazz is latest weapon against Cheshire crooks

Labrador is working alongside officers as part of Operation Shield
Passengers were left stranded at Chester station after a train broke down on Wednesday evening (April 1)

Train breakdown leaves Merseyrail passengers stranded outside Chester station

Engine grinds to a halt just 300 yards from platform leading to rush hour service cancellations

New edition of The Chester Chronicle is out on Thursday

The front page of the April 2 City edition of The Chester Chronicle
Find out why you shouldn't miss out on picking up a copy of your favourite local newspaper

Clifton Drive housing plan in Chester flood plain to be decided at inquiry

Scheme would mean loss of playing fields
Supporters line up before last year's Chester FC fundraising walk

Chester FC fans urged to take part in fundraising walk

Supporters will walk five kilometres prior to the Blues game with Nuneaton Town on April 25

IN PICTURES: Images from Chester City's FA Trophy semi-final defeat at Canvey Island in 2001

Graham Barrow's team had the backing of about 500 fans but failed to perform at Park Avenue on March 31, 2001

Tributes to 'remarkable' former Chester FC Academy coach Danny Jones

Father of two passed away from battle with brain tumour on Saturday
Mermaid - a Shared Experience & Nottingham Playhouse production being staged at Clwyd Theatr Cymru tonight (Wednesday)

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from April 1 onwards

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

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from March 31 onwards

Mermaid - a Shared Experience & Nottingham Playhouse production being staged at Clwyd Theatr Cymru tonight (Tuesday)
Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area

We're not giving up on top three finish, says Chester RUFC head coach

Dave Craven blames slow start for 22-17 defeat to Harrogate at Hare Lane

Ellesmere Port RUFC take another big step towards title

Anthony Jones touched down twice as Ellesmere Port beat Linley
Oliers captain Jim Shinton hails the importance of 36-12 win over Linley at Dunkirk Lane
Dave Bellis, owner of Chester Carpet Clearance Centre, gets naked to welcome naturists for one day only on Wednesday, April 1

WATCH: Chester carpet shop staff get naked to welcome naturists for April 1 open day

Bumpers Lane store turns the heat up for an event you would be a fool to miss

In This Week's Paper

A day in the life: Registered nurse Jeanette Pilkington

Night shifts, caring and the Lake District

Easy Easter sweet treats

Recipes all the family will enjoy

Win a family day out at Albert Dock in Liverpool

Deadline for entries Friday, April 10

Danniella Westbrook and stars check out new wedding venue at Gary Barlow's former home

Delamere Manor in Cuddington opens its doors as Cheshire's latest wedding venue

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