Traffic delays between Chester and Wrexham after crash closes one lane of A483 southbound

Traffic queuing on the A483 southbound after a crash
The two vehicle collision was between junctions 5 and 6 of the A483

Chester councillor hopes a tiny creature could yet stop the frackers

Upton member believes Great Crested Newt survey is out of date

Chester FC set to sign striker Danny Hattersley

Danny Hattersley in action for Southport
Former Southport and Stockport County forward likely to join prior to weekend trip to Gateshead

Aldi in Broughton: New planning application submitted for supermarket

An artist's impression of the new Aldi store in Broughton
Fresh plan for supermarket site to resolve ongoing issues but it will still open before Christmas

Rail delays between Chester and Wrexham

The man was stabbed in the toilets at Chester Railway Station
A signalling problem is expected to be fixed by 10am on Wednesday (November 25)

Future of Malpas hangs in balance as parish criticises CWaC

Malpas parish councillors make their views known on the attitude of the borough council towards the Neighbourhood Plan
Village authority accuses Cheshire West and Chester Council of lack of respect over Neighbourhood Plan

Chester FC 1 Dover Athletic 1: Jim Green's verdict

Ross Hannah netted for the Blues against Dover
Ross Hannah's ninth goal of the season earned the Blues a point against fourth-placed Dover

Hundreds turn out to Tarporley Aldi public consultation

Mixed reviews to proposals

Chester FC: Ryan Lloyd makes loan switch from Port Vale

Port Vale midfielder Ryan Lloyd has joined Chester on loan
Left-footed midfielder has featured five times in League One this term for the Valiants

Petition launched to reduce Gayle Newland's jail sentence

More than 900 people have pledged their support for the campaign

Man accused of kidnap and rape of Ellesmere Port girl appears in court

Chester Crown Court
Paul Ripley allegedly took the 11-year-old victim after she was reported missing from her home on November 7

Chester FC: Burnley defender Alex Whitmore arrives on loan

Alex Whitmore in action for Burnley in a pre-season game at Colwyn Bay this summer
Clarets centre-back could go straight into the starting side to face Dover Athletic tonight

Cheshire Police constable sacked for misconduct

Cheshire Constabulary HQ in Winsford
Constable Frances Lea pleaded guilty to drink driving on October 27

Chester Zoo criticised over gardening hut closure

But zoo says area had to be fenced off for 'insurance reasons'

Countess of Chester Hospital abortion service axing criticised by Chester MP and doctors

Hospital bosses say termination service is 'no longer sustainable'

Live updates: Autumn Statement 2015 as George Osborne unveils his spending review

George Osborne tours Lion Salt Works in Northwich live
Live reaction and insight throughout the day as the Chancellor delivers his spending review in the House of Commons

Olivia Phillips fundraiser: Ellesmere Port turns out to raise money in cancer battle

Event at the Vauxhall Sports and Social Club brings in £3,200 for Disney trip fund

Coca Cola in Chester: Road closures and temporary parking clampdown

The festive red truck will stop off in Chester updated
Giant red truck will park up but drivers warned of Eastgate Street closure

Your Champions award is a fitting tribute to our precious son Richard

Richard Pover was honoured at this year's Your Champions Awards

Travellers on Ellesmere Port town centre car parks

Group were on the Asda car park but have now moved to a second privately owned car park in the town

Chester council leader unhappy at Coca Cola truck decision

CWaC leader called for community event

Indesit recall a number of fire hazard tumble dryers

A number of tumble dryers are being recalled
Creda, Hotpoint and Indesit brands affected by fault which has led to a series of incidents

Woodlands Primary School is centre of excellence

Youngsters at Woodlands Primary in Whitby, Ellesmere Port threw a party to celebrate the school gaining centre of excellence status. Pic provided by the school.
Ellesmere Port school has a 'superb sense of care and nurture within the school and the community'

Cheshire Phoenix: Kinu Rochford hails a triumph over adversity against Manchester Giants

Cheshire Phoenix star Kinu Rochford
Nix forward on the fans, his inspiration, team spirit and the maturity of Sedale Hanson-Young

Ellesmere Port firefighters raise awareness of dangers from electrical chargers

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning of the possible dangers of electrical chargers. Pic from Fire and Rescue Service
Ensure you use the correct charger which comes with the device

Chester midwife alleges unfair dismissal in swine flu jab case

The Countess of Chester Hospital.
Countess of Chester Hospital taken to employment tribunal by former employee 

M56 smart motorway won't happen before 2020

Cheshire MPs continue to pressure for government to act on motorway safety

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