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Empty homes crackdown in Chester and Ellesmere Port

Cheshire West and Chester Council want to bring empty homes back into use
Cheshire West and Chester Council wants to bring as many empty homes as possible back into use

Saltney man grew cannabis to cure cancer

The Law Courts in Mold
Paul William Brookes believed drug had cured him of shadow on his lung

Former Tremeloes stars 'delighted' by Chester indecent assault acquittal

Richard Westwood and Leonard Hawkes celebrate outside Reading Crown Court after being formally acquitted of indecent assault
Leonard Hawkes and Richard Westwood speak of relief that 'nightmare' is over

Shocking map shows M56 crashes are happening far too often

Public data charts how frequent accidents are happening between junctions 12 and 15

Fall in recorded crime in Cheshire, official statistics show

Cheshire Constabulary officer patrolling Northgate Street
Cheshire police one of only three forces to buck trend to record drop in crime

Trains disruption after passenger falls at Chester station

Chester Railway Station stock image
Delays and cancellations following incident

Chester alleged stun gun killer 'acted like besotted teenager'

Sarah Williams, of Blacon, and Katrina Walsh, of Guilden Sutton deny the murder of Sadie Hartley, 60

Ex-Tremeloes cleared of Chester indecent assault

Former members of the 60s band The Tremeloes Richard Westwood (left) and Leonard 'Chip' Hawkes arriving at Chester Magistrates Court
Judge has ordered Leonard Hawkes and Richard Westwood be found not guilty of historical child sex charge

Chester law firm supports amputees

Group enjoys a day out in Llandudno thanks to donation

Show will go on at iconic Telford's Warehouse venue in Chester

Business owner Jez Horrill has now bought the building from Canal and River Trust

Revealed: Reports of unwanted sexual behaviour at Cheshire West stations

Chester Railway Station stock image
But BTP insist the rail network in Cheshire is a 'low crime environment'

Opinions split on Frodsham Wind Farm - eyesore or engineering marvel?

Developers Peel hope to have the Frodsham Marshes site running by the end of year

Heavy Sealand Road congestion clears after motorcyclist falls from bike

The A548 Sealand Road updated
There were delays for commuters heading home to Chester or out towards North Wales

Chester nightclub reopening tonight following police concerns

City nightspot will be up-and-running again after 'stringent measures' were introduced

Chester man's jail term for jealous rampage cut by Appeal Court judges

Chester Crown Court
Artur Stopa of Brook Lane had been sentenced to two years in prison

Chester police smash window to rescue 'distressed' dogs from hot car

Garden Lane in the city's Garden Quarter
Pair of pooches left inside a locked Nissan on Garden Lane on the hottest day of the year

2016 Cheshire Business Awards: Young business person

Cheshire Business Awards 2015: Bentley Motors Young Business Person of the Year Award, open to anyone aged under 35, presented by HR programme manager for Bentley Motors Phillipa Wright, went to Samuel McGarrigle, Beer Dock
Spotlight on a category aimed at identifying future stars of the business community

Cheshire restorative justice and mediation service taken over by new company

Remedi UK assistant director Nicola Bancroft with Cheshire police and crime commissioner David Keane and new service manager Lisa Gill
Police and crime commissioner welcomes announcement of Remedi UK's appointment

Saughall Road in Blacon to be closed

Saughall Road in Blacon will be closed on Saturday, July 23
Work may continue on Sunday July 24

Star of BFG movie visits lifelike giant at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

Ruby Barnhill plays Sophie in the Steven Spielberg-produced blockbuster movie

Chester Storyhouse gets on the move with help from transport firm

Zophie Lippek of Roanza and Al Parkinson of Storyhouse
Cultural organisation forges partnership with Roanza Truck and Van Deeside

Waverton Primary School pupils head to 'Old Baghdad'

The Genie of the Ketchup
End-of-year production is a musical treasure trove

Free transport festival at Anderton Boat Lift

Vintage cars from the Tame Valley Vintage and Classic Car Club
Motor clubs to showcase range of cars and bikes

Saltney teenage brothers shortlisted for prestigious BAFTA game award

Joseph and Moses Burton show off their computer game Stepfish
Joseph and Moses Burton designed a retro-style computer game together

Ellesmere Port high school students test survival skills

Students from Whitby High School in Ellesmere Port have been testing their survival skills in Snowdonia as part of their Duke of Edinburgh awards
Whitby High teenagers take on the Duke of Edinburgh awards

#perfectchester campaign is social media success

Chester city centre as viewed from the top of the cathedral
Twitter and Instagram posts from project to promote Chester highlighted

M56 and M6 motorists reminded of possible delays due to RHS Tatton Show

Motorists are advised to check routes in advance due to the RHS Tatton Show
Motorists are advised to plan ahead before setting out and follow signed routes

Community projects in Frodsham and Kingsley benefit from £100,000 grant boost

New outdoor gym equipment at Kingsley playing fields and renovations to Frodsham Community Centre

Are you legally allowed to break into a hot car to save a dog’s life?

We asked a lawyer to outline where you stand if you find yourself in this nightmare scenario

St Mary's Nursery head to retire

Ken Jones has taught at the city nursery school for 31 years
Antoinette Sandbach MP opens the new tractor play area at Tilston Party in the Park

Tilston villagers party in the park

New Orleans' Hot 8 Brass Band are coming to Chester

Chester Live Rooms welcomes Fiesta Bombarda and Hot 8 Brass

Harry Livingstone as Proteus, Pippa Moss as Julia, Hatty Preston as Silvia and Robert Willoughby as Valentine in The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

Chester Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre unveils third show for 2016

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Hundreds of easyJet flights from Liverpool are now £22.49

Pescado team cycle challenge for Claire House

Network Rail removed the graffiti from a bridge over the M58, near Aintree in 2011.

Revealed: The reason for the 'Pies' graffiti on motorway bridges

Tales of Chester folk by music legend Ralph McTell

Summer holidays in Chester and Ellesmere Port: A guide of things to do

RHS Flower Show, Chester Races, Bricks in Motion, Upton Holy Ascension Church

15 things to do in Chester and Ellesmere Port area this weekend

Handbridge community champion Marjorie Meacock (Marj) - a fun day is being held on Sunday, July 24 in her memory

Handbridge family fun day in memory of community champion

Chester Racecourse unveils details of its Summer Festival this weekend

The site lists dozens of nudist beaches across the country including seven in Wales

A guide to nudist beaches in North Wales

Whitby Heath Primary School Year 6 prom

Hundreds turned out for the 3rd Hoole Community BBQ on Friday (July 15)

Hoole Community BBQ is a sizzling success

John Seaward is Stig and Johnson Willis is a burglar in Stig of the Dump at the Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre in Chester. Picture by Mark McNulty

Review: Stig of the Dump at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre in Chester

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