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Expert believes police want to question Yorkshire Ripper over unsolved murders

Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper
Former Chester-based personality profiler and hand-writing expert comments as serial killer goes back to jail

Chester FC 4 Sutton United 0 RECAP: Hudson, Lloyd, Shaw and Richards all on target

Blues blow away high-flying Sutton at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium

Are these eerie figures two of the ghosts which haunt Chester's Stanley Palace?

This picture shows what appears to be two ghostly hooded figures on a staircase at Stanley Palace in Chester
Paranormal investigators captured the images at a five-hour vigil

Cheshire braces itself for heavy rain as weather warning is issued

Forecasters say as much as 75mm of rain could fall on Saturday

Hunt on for Northwich sex assault suspect who attacked underage girl

Cheshire Police appealing for information and said 'even the smallest detail can be significant'

Date and location changed for Kevin Whyman inquest

Pilot Kevin Whyman was killed during the CarFest North event at Oulton Park
Chester-born pilot killed in plane crash at CarFest North in August 2015

Ashton Hayes carbon footprint project hailed by New York Times

The Ashton Hayes Carbon Neutral Project has been recognised by The New York Times
One of its writers visited the rural village last month and was impressed by what she saw

Hoole hoping to repeat high street awards victory with this year's bid

Buoyed from last year's success, community is going after Best Local Centre in the Great British High Street Awards

Chester council's 100% success rate challenged by BBC Newsnight

Newsnight investigation casts doubt on UK-wide programme aimed at turning around 'troubled families'

GCSE results 2016: Cheshire West council praises achievement of students

Picture round-up from GCSE results 2016
More than 3,300 Year 11 students from across 19 academies and secondary schools took part in GCSEs

Recap: GCSE results in Chester and Ellesmere Port 2016

Here's everything you need to know about the results as they come in from schools in the area

Kim Cattrall in Chester filming new BBC thriller

Scenes for new BBC Agatha Christie thriller being recorded in Abbey Square

GCSE results 2016: Blacon High School

Sensational performance by students adds to a milestone year for school

Chester restaurant owners 'devastated' by early hours blaze

A huge plume of smoke rises from the Hickory's Smoke House restaurant.
Hickory Smokehouse group is dealing with aftermath of serious blaze at its Dudley restaurant

Cheshire police documentary follows M56 drink-drive arrest of footballer

James Gray, in yellow, for Southport
Next instalment of 999: What's Your Emergency focuses on the effects of alcohol

GCSE results: Whitby High School in Ellesmere Port

GCSE students from Whitby High School in Ellesmere Port celebrate their results
Pupils and staff have worked hard

Countess of Chester maternity services sign up to Caring for You charter

The Countess of Chester Hospital have have signed the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Caring for You charter
NHS Foundation Trust have signed Royal College of Midwives charter

Chester MP joins street pastors for night out on town

Chester MP Chris Matheson and street pastor co-ordinator Mike Meynell
'Different insight' into night-life gained from experience

Ben & Jerry's Cookie Dough recalled amid fears there could be metal pieces in ice cream

Ben and Jerry's Cookie Dough ice cream
Consumers who bought 500ml cartons of Cookie Dough are being told not to eat it and instead throw it away

Ellesmere Port Vauxhall staff back charity in the town

Ellesmere Port based charity Youth Fed is to have the shared use of a £20,000 Vauxhall minibus to help transport young people who take part in its programmes. Chief executive Chris Hindley is seen right at the minibus handover.
Youth Fed to have shared use of £20,000 minibus

GCSE results: Neston High School

Neston High School students celebrate their GCSE results
Students achieve 600 A* and A grades at GCSE

GCSE results: Ellesmere Port Catholic High School

Students at Ellesmere Port Catholic High School celebrate successful GCSE grades
Top grades from students in the modern languages department in French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Polish

Water leak causing problems for Ellesmere Port residents

Properties in Ellesmere Port are experiencing poor water pressure
Leak on Upper Mersey Street to blame for water pressure issues

GCSE results 2016: The Queen's School

Another excellent year at Chester girls' school

GCSE results 2016: University Church of England Academy

Ellesmere Port UCEA students Adam Bowles who achieved seven A* grades and three grade As and Shania Jones who achieved one grade A*, four grade As and four grade Bs. Pic supplied by UCEA.
93% of students secured five or more passes at GCSE in a range of subjects

Chester actor Josh Whitehouse stars in new film Alleycats

Alleycats, starring Chester's own Josh Whitehouse, is released this month
Rising star plays lead role in thriller about underground bike racing

GCSE results 2016: Abbey Gate College

Headteacher Tracy Pollard says she is 'delighted' with the results

GCSE results 2016: St David's High School

Many students met or exceeded their personal targets

GCSE results 2016: Bishops' Blue Coat CE High School

Twins Emily and Abigail Tucker achieved 19 A* and A grades between them

Liverpool airport gears itself up for 'busiest weekend of the year'

Will you be one of the 70,000 travellers expected to pass through airport this Bank Holiday

Chester chef ready to pack a punch for charity

What's on in Chester on August Bank Holiday weekend

Olympic silver medallist Mark Cavendish returns to Chester with second sportive

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You are invited to the Yew Tree Inn's big bank holiday beer festival in Bunbury

Where in Chester do you get the best customer service?

Eaton Hall Gardens, Creamfields, Flipside Campout and Medieval Beeston

21 things to do in Chester and Ellesmere Port this weekend

Ashton Hayes holds royal afternoon tea party

Upton Horticultural Society summer show - Ann Worboys and Nicki Priest with their floral displays

Pictures from the Upton Horticultural Society summer show

Tattenhall brook restored as habitat for wildlife

Chester MP Chris Matheson endorses solar project

Youngsters could have a go at plate spinning in this year's Lache Fun Day

Fun in the sun as Lache Fun Day draws in crowds

Frodsham ultra marathon man ran coast to coast with 10 hours sleep

Chester colleagues take on challenge for BBC Children in Need

Eaton Lodge residents in Hoole enjoy piano recital

Countess of Chester Hospital offers tips on how to exercise at your desk

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