NHS bosses admit Delamere Street centre 'isn't beautiful'

Health chiefs hope new health centre will create advantages for patients

Chester: Racist rant by former soldier

Chester Magistrates Court
Former Mercian Regiment soldier Matthew Linton hurled abuse outside Blacon curry house

Former Chester MP Gyles Brandreth says he was abused in his updated book

Writer, broadcaster and former Chester MP Gyles Brandreth
Ex-MP says immediate predecessor had reputation as a 'pervert' but he can't shed light on veracity of the claims

Ellesmere Port: Explosion as army blow up device

The Royal Logistic Corps was called to deal with a Second World War shell which was discovered in a house in Ellesmere Port updated
The live artillery head was found at a house in Little Sutton

Hoole: Snake found slithering down road

Police are searching for the owner of the reptile

Cheshire Oaks drama as police swoop on two men suspected of possessing samurai sword

Shoppers at Cheshire Oaks watched as police arrested two men on suspicion of possessing a samurai sword updated
Shoppers watch as officers surround car on roundabout at The Coliseum

Chester: Charles and Camilla charm the crowds during whistle-stop tour of city

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at Chester Cathedral
Royal couple pack in visits to Lache, Cathedral, Airbus and Countess of Chester Hospital

Chester: USC clothing store closes in Foregate Street

Staff believed to be relocating to other stores

Frodsham: Autistic man killed by lorry on M56 may have been trying to retrieve his jacket

Jake Anthony Johnson was fatally struck by a lorry as he ran across the eastbound carriageway of the M56, near to Junction 12 in Frodsham
Coroner to issue report to Highways Agency urging it prohibits access to the Manchester-bound carriageway

Chester: Man says downing a full bottle of whisky was a 'stupid' stunt

Will Williams from Caernarfon drinks a whole bottle of Jack Daniels
Video that went viral was filmed at service station near Chester

Traffic: Months of roadworks start at the Posthouse Roundabout

Work starts on the £5.3M project on the A55 and lasts until March

Mollington villagers show solidarity with Scottish 'No' campaign

Take our quick poll and let us know what you think regarding the Scottish Referendum

University of Chester denies any plans for student accommodation in Queen's Park

Former call centre owned by Lloyds Banking Group on Queen's Park Road, Chester
Speculation continues over what will happen to former bank site overlooking River Dee

Chester Posthouse Roundabout: Motorcyclist hospitalised following smash

Emergency services arriving at the scene of the crash in Eccleston . Picture tweeted by Neil Cooper @scoopz
Air ambulance called to the scene earlier this afternoon

Ellesmere Port: Accident involving bus and motorbike

crash scene updated
Police are currently at the scene of the incident in Stanney Lane

Upton store staff threatened by knife-wielding masked raider

An armed raid took place at the Spar in Long Lane, Upton, on Saturday night
Spar employees were locking up for the night when confronted by armed robber

Neston: Pigs on the loose on the Chester High Road

Police called to help round up animals which escaped from farm

Hoole: CCTV image of armed robber who terrified Co-Op staff

Masked man brandished knife at staff during the second armed robbery at the Walker Street convenience store in less than a year

Queen's School students enjoy school trip to China

Hollyoaks creator opens new department at Tarporley Memorial Hospital

Cheshire Military Museum: Talk on the 1914 invasion of Togoland

The Pavilion Café opens in Ashton Hayes

Adactus Neighbourhood Fund helps holiday sports club in Weaverham

Tiverton District Garden Club stages successful Autumn Show

Chester: Old Harkers Arms makes the Good Pub Guide

Cholmondeley Castle attracts hundreds for Tough Mudder challenge

Nearly 100 residents take part in Chester and District Housing Trust's gardening competition

Volunteers needed for this year's Big Dee Clean Up


Picture Gallery: Cheshire School Starters

Queen's School students enjoy school trip to China

China trip inspires high school pupils

Hollyoaks creator opens new department at Tarporley Memorial Hospital

Phil Redmond and wife Alexis cut ribbon for new outpatient clinic and reception

Winsford: Inaugural Salt Regatta at new-look marina

Renovation completed in time for inaugural event
Chester FC Youth shaking hands with Prescot Cables prior to the FA Youth Cup tie.

Blues overcome Cables in FA Youth Cup

Chester FC: Youngsters progress in the FA Youth Cup with 2-1 win over Prescot Cables at the Swansway Chester Stadium

Match preview: Chester FC v Southport

Chester FC manager Steve Burr.
Blues boss Steve Burr assures fans his side will be ready for Southport test

Rooney on standby for England C

Chester FC midfielder John Rooney has been named in the England C contingency squad.
Chester FC: Midfielder John Rooney named in contingency squad for International Challenge Trophy fixtures

Cheshire Military Museum: Talk on the 1914 invasion of Togoland

First autumn talk to take place in September

Liverpool Unity Theatre: James Acaster on his road from teenage drummer to Edinburgh comedy hit

Comedian James Acaster who is bringing his Recognise tour to the Unity theatre as part of Liverpool Comedy Festival
Rising star of comedy talks about swapping music ambitions for making people laugh
Cheshire Phoenix coach John Lavery, Steve Fives, chairman of Westgrove Group, Cheshire Phoenix head coach John Coffin, Devan Bailey, Claire McKinley-Smith, managing director of Westgrove Group, David Aliu, and Andrew Donaldson, chairman of Cheshire Phoenix.

Nix step up partnership with Westgrove

Basketball: Cheshire Phoenix announce the Westgrove Group has become a corporate partner

Cheshire Phoenix star AJ claims Invictus Games gold

AJ Pingram celebrates winning gold for Great Britain in the wheelchair basketball at the Invictus Games
AJ Pingram part of Great Britain squad that won gold at the inaugural Games for injured and wounded servicemen and women

Walker Smith Way takes on new staff after completing training

Law firm appoints three new solicitors

In This Week's Paper

Chester: Old Harkers Arms makes the Good Pub Guide

City centre pub wins UK Town Pub of the Year

First World War nurse: her story

Petra Mann speaks to the daughter of nurser Amelia Miles

QUIZ: G'day - how well do know your Neighbours?

Anne Charleston & Ian Smith stars of Neighbours - pictured in 1989
Take a trip to Erinsborough and see how well you know the Aussie TV show ahead of Good Neighbour Day this week

Macmillan Coffee Mornings: Tell us about your event in Cheshire

Chester woman urges locals to beat her fundraising total


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