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Chester demo over fears cheap foreign workers will be used on Ince Marshes project

Trade unions hold protest to protect national agreement in engineering construction industry

Gang that targeted banks and post offices in Ellesmere Port and Neston jailed for a total of 83 years

A gang of armed robbers who targeted banks and post offices in towns including Ellesmere Port and Neston have been jailed for a total of 83 years. Top from left: Shaul James McDonald; Ian John Stewart; John Paul Stewart. Bottom: Alan Robert Lea; Kieron Anthony Whittle; Gary Thomas McNeill
Victims were left traumatised as six men stole up to £1.5m over six years

Winsford man fined for piling bin bags outside his property

Bin bags piled outside the property in Windsor Drive in Winsford
Vermin-attracting waste, including dog faeces, were left outside the property in Windsor Drive

Grosvenor Bridge man in serious but stable condition after being removed from River Dee

Police were called to the scene on Wednesday afternoon

Woman trapped in car after Christleton RTC

Generic shot of a Cheshire police car for file and online use
Emergency services are on the scene of the incident which involves one car

Hammond pupil Beau Dermott through to Britain's Got Talent Final

The Hammond School pupil is tipped to win the show

Ellesmere Port arson attacks causing serious 'concern for life'

The town has seen 56 arson attacks on disused buildings since January

Protest brings rush-hour disruption to City Road in Chester

City Road in Chester updated
Drivers were told to avoid the area as police dealt with peaceful protest

Louis Tomlinson sang at Jamie Vardy's star-studded Cheshire wedding

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson arriving at the wedding of England and Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy to his partner Rebekah Nicholson, at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire.
One Direction star flew in from Los Angeles for footballer's big day at Peckforton Castle

Rogue taxi drivers fined and banned from driving

Chester Magistrates Court
Paul and Andrew Stafford were 'putting the travelling public at risk'

Saltney man attacked partner who thought she was going to die

The Law Courts in Mold
Matthew James Maxwell was given 14 week suspended prison sentence

Man airlifted to hospital after being removed from River Dee

The man was found in the water underneath the Grosvenor Bridge

Stars come out for Jamie Vardy wedding at Peckforton Castle

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson arriving at the wedding of England and Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy to his partner Rebekah Nicholson, at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire.
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson among the famous faces flocking to beauty spot for Leicester City football hero's big day

Former police officer accused of Chester exposure takes the stand

Kevin Dwyer arriving at Chester Crown Court to face trial on a charge of exposure. Picture by Andy Kelvin/Kelvinmedia
Kevin Dwyer says alleged incident in Newtown last year did not happen

Broughton fugitive tells police 'I'm not coming back'

What Ivan Sonko told police by email when they attempted to get him to return to the UK to face justice
Ivan Sonko, 40 - given 27 months in his absence for assault and harassment - fled to Dubai after his arrest

Richard Bromley death by careless driving trial: Jury retires to consider verdict

Almost three years have passed since the crash which killed Claudia Williams

Cheshire West and Chester Council campaigns to improve food hygiene

Multi-agency initiative results in 30 hygiene improvement notices being issued

Upton councillors locked themselves in building as travellers set up camp

Police responded to call from 'scared' councillors but say no offences had been committed

Prayers for Chester and Ellesmere Port homeless community at 49-year-old's funeral

Paul Feek's tragic death is the latest among a number within the homeless community over the past 12 months

Revamp at Broughton Shopping Park leaves Costa 'hidden away'

Broughton Shopping Park Costa shop
Changes to the Costa sign have affected the coffee chain's visibility on the park

New Lord Mayor of Chester takes up chain of office

Clrr Angela Claydon will be assisted by her daughter Sally Burgess as Lady Mayoress

Boughton fun day to raise cash for charity

Danielle Woosnam is raising funds for Hope for Children by walking the Great Wall of China and organising a fun day in Boughton
Event at Cross Foxes pub to raise money for Hope for Children

Ryanair predicts Liverpool airport flight prices will fall by 7% this year

Budget airline predicts lower prices and more affordable baggage costs that could signal a price war.

Chester Zoo TV documentary gets green light for second series

The Secret Life of the Zoo averaged 2.7m viewers every episode

Traditional Chester pub gets extra protection in law

Campaign for Real Ale is behind listing of city centre pub

Ellesmere Port's new mayor blown into office

Peter Rooney succeeded Lynn Clare as mayor of Ellesmere Port at the annual mayor making. Left to right new deputy mayor Karen Shore, mayoress Sharon Rooney and the new mayor.
Charity to be supported will be for those with eating disorders

Cheshire Euromillions £187k prize is claimed

Winner with ticket from April 5 draw has claimed their prize

New Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner goes on the beat

Newly-elected Labour commissioner David Keane is spending his first days meeting officers and police staff

Dementia care book donated to Frodsham and Helsby libraries

Confidence to Care aims to provide advice to those supporting a loved one with the disease

Ellesmere Port cancer volunteer receives award

Ellesmere Port cancer volunteer Sue Yates
Outstanding ability to recognise people's needs

The Giants are set to return to Liverpool

Roman Day at Chester Races on bank holiday Saturday

Frodsham school pupils given chance to show off their skills as entrepreneurs

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Emma Griffiths, University of Chester fine art and graphic design student

University of Chester to stage annual art and design show

A giant Queen will join the parade through Chester to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday

Chester schoolchildren will parade through city to celebrate Queen's 90th birthday

"We’d love to see you!” Antiques Roadshow presenter Fiona Bruce is looking forward to coming to Arley Hall

Antiques Roadshow rolls into Cheshire next week

Free pony rides in Chester city centre this weekend

Ten family pubs with outdoor play areas around Chester

Chester's Anya Bentham launches children's cancer appeal

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A look inside Jamie Vardy's wedding venue, Peckforton Castle

Chester-based MBNA supports Northwest Football Awards for the third year running

Hotel honoured by national tourism board

Jamie Vardy's wedding venue and 9 other stunning places to get married in Cheshire

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Chester Theatre Club holding open auditions for classic comedy

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