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Chester chefs contribute to new Cheshire cookbook

Joseph Benjamin and Chef's Table among restaurants to submit recipes for The Cheshire Cook Book

Chester school's new-look building gets military welcome

Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire launches RAF Combined Cadet Force as he unveils revamped school buildings

Great Sutton family of Oscar Phillips found charity in his memory

Oscar Phillips, who died at Capenhurst Station in January 2015
Great Sutton teenager tragically died after being struck by a train last year

Snow predicted for Chester as cold snap continues

Snow falls around the Eastgate clock in Chester
Met Office yellow weather warning in place between 5am and 10am

University of Chester placed 94th in the country

Chester scored strongly in student satisfaction in Complete University Guide

Chester councillor charged with assault after night out in city centre

Matt Bryan, who denies allegations of common assault and abusive language, is banned for life by Chester Pubwatch

Plan to turn Frodsham Library into flats given emphatic rejection

The former Frodsham Library on High Street
Developer had hoped to turn historic building into 14 apartments

Sandy Lane in Chester still closed after four weeks - with no definite date for reopening

Street has been closed since March 31 after being damaged by a developer

Chester FC quiz: How many Blues can you remember from the 1990s?

How many Blues players can you remember from the 1990s?
Take our quiz and test your knowledge of the Chester players to have donned the blue and white between 1990 and 2000

Gresford footballer sacked over Hillsborough fans tweet

Jonny Taylor has been sacked BY Gresford Athletic FC for a retweet of an offensive tweet about Hillsborough.
Jonny Taylor, a senior player at Gresford Athletic, has been let go over a retweet of a comment about victims of the 1989 tragedy

Olympic star Eddie the Eagle at Chester charity event

Eddie finds time to support charity ball at Chester Racecourse as movie about his life story takes off 

Owners of bad parking in Cheshire Facebook page receive threats

Examples of what's on offer on Parking like a T*** in Cheshire
Some drivers have failed to take appearances on Parking like a T*** in Cheshire in their stride

Ellesmere Port Hillsborough victim's daughter says those responsible must be held accountable

Charlotte Hennessy
Charlotte Hennessy, from Connah’s Quay, described the landmark inquest verdict as a “momentous day”

Cheshire East Council gives go-ahead to build houses in Home Fires village

More than 300 people had objected to the plan for the site in Bunbury

Malpas man's daring wing walk charity challenge

John Saunders is taking on another wild challenge in aid of Parkinson's UK
John Saunders is a passionate fundraiser for Parkinson's UK since he was diagnosed with the condition in 2012

Chester HQ gets new canopies after glass panels fall to ground

Female council officer suffered a minor cut after one panel shattered

Hoole celebrates May Day with a street festival

The Hoole May festival is on Sunday, May 1
Inaugural event is to raise funds for more community activity

Neston to say farewell to successful town centre manager

Neston town centre manager Katy Pierce
Council to ensure the gains of the last three years are not lost

Cheshire West and Chester Council launch empty homes strategy

Cheshire West and Chester Council are targeting empty homes in the borough. Photo credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
Authority aims to get as many as possible of the 4,000 empty houses in the borough back into use

'Ban' on booster seats: Everything you need to know about the change in the law

Useful advice for parents as new rules set to come in later in 2016

Broughton teenager banned for a year for drink-driving

The Law Courts in Mold
Isaac Keown, 18, apologised for 'dreadful' decision to drive

Neston nature reserve promises a blanket of bluebells

Burton Mere Wetlands nature reserve is encouraging people to discover one of the best bluebell woodlands in the north west. Pic credit Lynne Greenstreet.
Due to mild winter blooms are already starting to emerge

£6m nursing home opens in Chester

Upton Dene Residential and Nursing Home is located alongside the Countess of Chester Hospital

Ellesmere Port celebrates 50 years of friendship with German city

The friendship between Ellesmere Port and the south west German city of Reutlingen is celebrating its 50th anniversary during 2016
Packed programme of events for visiting civic party

Prepare to wrap up again as Chester temperatures take a dive

Shoppers with their brollies on Kings Heath High Street.
weather rain umbrella shopping
Warm weather will come to an abrupt end across the borough from Tuesday

MP demands action to improve Neston 'rip-off' fares

Direct electric train services to Liverpool are top priority for Neston Town Council. Pic supplied by Neston Town Council.
Ellesmere Port and Neston MP Justin Madders to raise issue with Government

How good is Chester for vegetarians and vegans?

Where herbivores can chow down in the city

University of Chester awarded white ribbon status

The University of Chester has become the first university in the north west to gain White Ribbon Status

Historic lighthouse at New Brighton lit up again after 42 years

Lights restored in their original form and powered through a solar panel

Do you have any memories of the National Waterways Museum to share?

The National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port which has gained a national award for its education service. Pic David Norbury
Tourist attraction wants to hear from the public to help with 40th anniversary celebrations

Chester FC and Wrexham AFC fans organise charity football match

The Daymons are coming to Alexander's in Chester

Chester Alexander's welcome The Plimp Souls and The Daymons

Chester Races 2016 - a guide to city bars and clubs

Stuart Reid as Frank Farmer and Alexandra Burke as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard

Review: The Bodyguard at the Liverpool Empire

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The amateur dancers before they took to the floor for Claire House Hospice do Strictly Come Dancing

Claire House Hospice Strictly event dances away with £47,000

Becky Holmes snapped this photo of an upside-down rainbow over Chester Business Park

Upside-down rainbow over Chester caught on camera

Some of the London Marathon 2016 runners from Cheshire

London Marathon success for Cheshire runners

Chester Cathedral, Superbikes at Oulton Park, Chester v Gateshead, Cheshire Military Museum

10 things to do in Chester and Ellesmere Port this weekend

Cheshire celebrates The Queen's 90th birthday

A team of young people from Ellesmere Port graduated in style after taking part in a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service led Princes Trust programme. Pic supplied by Fire and Rescue Service.

Ellesmere Port young people graduate from Prince's Trust course

When is the fair coming to Chester?

Blacon Butterflies are Cheshire's newest WI

Blacon Butterflies are Cheshire's newest WI

What to do on May Day weekend in Chester

Final tickets released for CarFest North

Sarah Morris playing Cecily Cardew and Meg Lamour playing Gwendolen Fairfax in The Importance of Being Earnest

Chester Little Theatre to stage classic Oscar Wilde comedy

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