Chester Zoo keep their animals cool on the hottest day of the year

How do you keep animals cool in the summer heat? Chester Zoo keepers have the answer.

Farndon man cleared of historical child abuse charges

Former haulier Keith Stokes says he is glad the nightmare is over

Former Chester soldier faces trial in India

Ray Tindall
Ray Tindall has been stranded in India since October 2013

Motorbike incident causing traffic disruption in Guilden Sutton

North West Ambulance Service
Traffic flow believed to be heavy

Time stands still for Chester's Eastgate Clock

The Eastgate Clock stopped on Tuesday due to a power failure
Work on main clock affects power supply to temporary face

Tunisia: Tattenhall couple vow to remain in country in wake of massacre that killed dozens

"Tragedy won't put us off returning"

7/7 London bombings: Fiona Stevenson's sister Andrea says 'there is always someone missing'

Andrea Watson, of Rossett, speaks to David Holmes ahead of the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack in London

Chester's new KFC launches recruitment drive for 50 jobs

The new restaurant will open on Chester's Greyhound Retail Park later this summer

Jury in child abuse trial of Farndon man sent home for ninth time

Farndon man Keith Stokes faces five sex offence charges

Visually impaired football team launches in Winsford

Members of Winsford Wolves Visually Impaired Football Club
Winsford Wolves Visually Impaired Football Club fundraising for equipment

Katie Price comes to Chester

Model and TV personality will be at Cruise nightclub to meet fans

Northwich chemical plant workers raise thousands with three peaks fundraiser

Tata Chemicals staff at the summit of Ben Nevis
Twenty staff from Tata Chemicals Europe climbed three mountains in 24 hours

Chester choir formed of recovering addicts to perform at Eisteddfod again

The Grace Note Choir in rehearsal with music director Mark James
Grace Note choir 'honoured' to be invited back to renowned musical event in Llangollen

Barnton residents launch campaign for second bridge

Year 6 pupils at Barnton Community Primary School are supporting the campaign for a second bridge to be built between Barnton and Winnington
Pupils from Barnton Community Primary School have been collecting petition signatures

Saughall family appeal to find missing pregnant cat

Joanna Westwood is desperate to locate pregnant Lola

Venue and name change for former Little Budworth pre-school after 30 years

School will now be known as Cotebrook Pre-School

Sainsbury’s in Great Boughton raises £10,862 for Cheshire Search and Rescue

Customers can now vote which shortlisted local charity to support next

PICTURE GALLERY: Upton High School prom

Glorious evening to celebrate the end of the year 11 exams

Visually impaired football team launches in Winsford

Members of Winsford Wolves Visually Impaired Football Club
Winsford Wolves Visually Impaired Football Club fundraising for equipment

PICTURE GALLERY: Bishops Blue Coat prom

End of year celebrations for year 11
Luke George in action for Southport at Macclesfield Town in September 2014

Luke George: I can't wait to show Chester FC fans what I can do

Liverpool-based midfielder grateful to Southport but describes switch to Blues as 'pretty easy decision'

Jordan Chapell joins as Chester FC seal sixth signing

Jordan Chapell battling Chester defender Gareth Roberts for Torquay United in September 2014
Steve Burr snaps up Sheffield-born winger after his contract at Torquay United expired

Elder statesman Ian Sharps ready to fight for Chester FC starting spot

New Chester FC signing Ian Sharps
Ex-Tranmere Rovers centre-half happy to help youngsters but wants to cement his place in team too
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre gets under way today(Friday)

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

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

New Chester dining quarter opening delayed

The opening of Chester's new dining quarter in Pepper Street has been delayed
Still no confirmed opening date for the four restaurants in Pepper Street
Wayne Riley puts Airbus ahead against NK Lokomotiva Zagreb

Gutsy Airbus UK Broughton fall to defeat against NK Lokomotiva Zagreb in the Europa League

Wingmakers take the lead against Croatian side at Nantporth but fall away in second half to lose 3-1

Manchester Phoenix to play in Deeside for a season

Deeside Ice Rink, which will be home to both Deeside Dragons and Manchester Phoenix next season
English Premier League ice hockey side to share home ice with Laidler Conference side Deeside Dragons during the 2015/2016 campaign

Chlobo team up with Claire House Hospice for first charity collaboration

Chester based jewellery company launch Precious smiles charity bracelet

PICTURE GALLERY: Upton High School prom

Glorious evening to celebrate the end of the year 11 exams

Women2day: Dying for a suntan?

The dangers of skin cancer

Wimbledon recipes: TV chef Alex Hollywood shows how to get creative with strawberries during the tennis championships

Wimbledon is returning on Monday June, 29 and Alex Hollywood serves up some tasty inspiration with her strawberry recipes

Wimbledon 2015: How much do you know about the oldest tennis tournament in the world?

Take our quiz to find out

Win tickets to see UB40 at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Founding members of UB40 - lead singer Ali Campbell, percussionist, trumpet player and vocalist Astro and keyboard player Mickey
Deadline for entries is Friday, July 3

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