M56 now clear after earlier accident

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Incident caused some disruption for eastbound motorists

Music legend Tom Jones to perform at Tatton Park summer concert

Roxette and Hallé will also be taking to the stage in July

Broughton man cleared of knifepoint car-jacking claim

No evidence offered against Stephen Thomas Holland following incident in 2014

Chester Gladiators to keep on building after Rees Developments extend support

Vincent Rees and Graeme Smith of Rees Developments with Chester Gladiators captain Mark Kingsley and first-team squad members
Chester-based builders have kitted out first-team with new polo shirts and helped rugby league club invest in new equipment

Beth Tweddle injured after crashing into barrier during training for The Jump

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Bunbury gymnast airlifted to hospital for treatment

Chester FC: Decision could have been made sooner, says Steve Burr after FA Trophy tie postponed

The waterlogged pitch at the Shay Stadium which led to the FA Trophy tie being postponed
Blues boss agreed with postponement but surprised a pitch inspection was not undertaken sooner

Huntington resident says solar panel installation has impaired view from her home

Pam Davies can see the solar panels from her back garden
United Utilities has erected the panels to help power the water treatment works on Meadow Lane

Virgin Money moves into state-of-the-art Chester offices

Virgin is latest financial services company to make Chester its home

Ellesmere Port pioneer in with chance to be new face of Scottish £10 note

Thomas Telford is one of three shortlisted to appear on the new RBS £10 note
Thomas Telford is one of three historical figure finalists

Chester fracking u-turn: what you think of the IGas decision in Upton and Mickle Trafford

Chronicle readers give their views on the decision to pull out of two Chester sites

Work begins on controversial Chester student housing complex

Latest 350-bed project begins as construction continues at two other student housing sites 

Man suffered serious head injuries in Stoak barn accident

The injured man is said to be in a stable condition

Burst water main in Ellesmere Port could take days to repair

Engineers will be working through the next few days to repair leak

Fracking company pulls out of Chester sites in Upton and Mickle Trafford

The drill at Ince Marshes located at the rear of Quinn Glass which has struck gas updated
Shock announcement by energy company brings jubilation from campaigners

Watch: Brilliant footage of Chester's streets and attractions in 1934

The OId Dee Bridge in Chester, leading to Handbridge, from a 1934 British Pathé still
British Pathé film showcases 'historic and picturesque' city

Ellesmere Port football hopefuls invited to get-to-know you session

Young people interested in a career in football can take their kit to an upcoming event at Vauxhall Motors Sports and Social Club in Ellesmere Port. College Football Academy students Curtis Thorpe and Liam McVeigh. Pic supplied by WCC.
College course for those looking for a career in the game

Gary Barlow & Tim Firth musical raises thousands for charity Bloodwise

The Girls received a standing ovation following every performance at the Lowry Theatre

Antoinette Sandbach MP visits Tarporley school prompted by social media request

Tweet from sixth former sets ball rolling

Great Sutton remembers 'life and soul' of the party

Family and friends hold commemoration to coincide with what should have been their loved one's 40th birthday 

Large group of rowdy men hauled off flight at Manchester Airport for 'drunken behaviour'

The group of men were being disruptive on the flight

Newly opened Ellesmere Port free-running track targeted by vandals

The facility was officially opened in December
Part of the circuit in Whitby Park was set alight on Tuesday, February 2

New way for Tarporley residents to contact police is unveiled

Contact Points have been installed in the village

Eddisbury MP tells TV audience current bereavement services 'are not good enough'

Antoinette Sandbach speaks out on BBC TV Victoria Derbyshire show

Will the Zika virus spread to Europe? And should I cancel my holiday if I am pregnant? Everything you need to know about the disease

The World Health Organisation has declared an "international emergency" over the Zika virus, and warned it could hit Britain by carrier Aedes mosquitos stowed away in baggage or in the blood of infected travellers

Chester charity SPACE celebrates first birthday

Families supported by SPACE celebrated its first birthday with a superhero-themed bash
Superheroes helped mark the milestone

Former Helsby High School student sets up new online baking business

Kelly Lee and Tim Igoe of Cheshire run MyDelightful.co.uk, a wholesale cake packaging and baking accessories one-stop-shop
Kelly Lee from Ashton teamed up with Tim Igoe to create MyDelightful.co.uk

Chester Zoo TV series is 'Big Brother' for animals

Six part Channel 4 series began on Tuesday

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