The Leicester Street roundabout in Northwich

Major Northwich roundabout to get multi-million pound upgrade

Improvements to Leicester Street roundabout to get under way later this year

Top 8 Chester school picture stories of the week

Abbey Gate, Overleigh, Barrow, Firs, Newton and Waverton schools feature in our pictorial round-up

WATCH: Chester Zoo giraffe calf takes first steps outdoors

Kidepo, Chester Zoo's latest Rothschild giraffe, takes his first steps
Kidepo joined the rest of his herd for a stroll in the sun

Chester Boughton Hall Cricket Club launching their Ashes Bike Ride challenge

Chester Boughton Hall Cricket Club launching their Ashes Bike Ride. From left to right Sophie Hedgecoe, Ian Thistlewood, Derek Joinson, Anne Thistlewood, Dave Fisher, Sarah Tilling, Lynn Hedgecoe, Barbara Turner, Lee Dixon
Over 72 hours the club is hoping to complete the 10,518 total miles from Lords to MCG on static bikes

Farndon-Holt medieval stone bridge to close for essential repairs

The medieval stone arch bridge over the River Dee between Farndon and Holt is to be closed for three weeks for essential repair work to be carried out
Structure built in 1339 will shut for three weeks

Cilla Black: Chester Blind Date contestants remember a national treasure

Cestrians share their memories of Cilla

Cheshire motorways campaign to warn of dangers of middle lane hogging

Highways England and Cheshire Police have launched a campaign to combat middle lane hogging. Pic supplied by Highways England
Motorists advised they could face £100 on-the-spot fine and penalty points for staying in middle lane

M56 Helsby crash left woman driver with 'life-changing' injuries

Victim flown to Aintree Hospital by North West Air Ambulance

Robbery at Ellesmere Port Farmfoods by two men wielding a hammer

Staff were threatened as the robbers forced their way into the office and stole money from a safe

CarFest at Oulton Park: Chris Evans leads tribute to Chester pilot Kevin Whyman

Crowds at CarFest North honour airman and former King's School pupil Kevin Whyman, who was killed at the event on Saturday afternoon

Hoole family call for people to support Jeans for Genes Day

Isabelle with her parents Jemma and Craig Gregory
National fundraiser highlights children's genetic disorders

Newly-restored Round Tower in Sandiway officially unveiled

A ribbon cutting ceremony took place

Chester tattoo studio on Channel 4 antique show

The show airs on Friday July 31

New outdoor activity centre for Frodsham

Round Ponds Adventure Centre will be situated off Kingsley Road

Super siblings organise coffee morning in aid of Babygrow Appeal

Holly and John Allwood raised £80 for The Countess of Chester charity

Chester shop was supplied with fake branded mobile phone items

Counterfeit mobile phone items seized from Friduddin Ranas business premises
Cheshire West Trading Standards prosecute wholesaler importing counterfeit goods from China
Children from Lostock Gralam CE Primary School's Eco Committee check out the new play equipment

Lostock Gralam play area reopens after £80,000 refurbishment

Local primary school children give their seal of approval

Helsby family appeal for missing cat

Lucy the cat never usually strays far

Chester Zoo conservation campaign receives pedal power boost

The team of cyclists who have raised money for Chester Zoo campaign Act for Wildlife
Cyclists undertake fundraising challenges for Act for Wildlife
Chester FC manager Steve Burr

Crowdfunder project is 'music to my ears' says Chester FC boss Steve Burr

Pledges surpass £3,500 in first six hours as manager closes in on deal for Dale Tonge

Chester FC boss Steve Burr feeling bullish as he says the 'signs are good'

Steve Burr has been delighted with the form of John Rooney, seen here challenging Crewe keeper Ben Garratt
Experienced manager praises performances of John Rooney and wants his team to replicate pre-season form

Don't underestimate us, warns Chester FC striker Ross Hannah

Ross Hannah celebrates his goal during the pre-season win over Crewe Alex
Sheffield-born hitman confident the Blues can take impressive pre-season form into new campaign

Doctor Who: See the latest picture from the new series and find out when it starts

See Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in a new picture from series nine which is set to return in September

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from August 4 onwards

The 2015 Moonlight Flicks season of open air movie screenings is under way at the Roman Gardens in Chester
Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area
Chester Boughton Hall's 2014 T20 squad were winners of the NatWest Club T20 competition. They are looking to retain the crown in 2015

Chester Boughton Hall reach NatWest Club T20 area final

More limited-overs success for Lee Dixon's men

Lions tamed as Chester Gladiators extend winning run

Tom Bradfield and Jonny Rae have the Westhoughton attack under wraps
Hat-trick from Tom Roberts keeps the Gladiators clear at the top of the table

New Chester fashion boutique open evening

The Contempo hosts glamorous event at Booth Mansion

Top 8 Chester school picture stories of the week

Abbey Gate, Overleigh, Barrow, Firs, Newton and Waverton schools feature in our pictorial round-up

Win a family pass to Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Deadline for entries, Wednesday, August 5

Petra Nemcova sizzles as she models Ultimo's latest collection

Model Petra Nemcova showed off her fabulous figure as she modelled the underwear brand's AW15 range

Women 2day: Jemma's vision for SPACE

Hoole mum Jemma has turned a challenge into something positive

Windows 10: How you can update Microsoft's new system that is available now

Here is everything you need to know about the new Windows 10 release and your guide on how to download it and upgrade your system


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