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Chester BHS to close within next four weeks

BHS on Foregate Street in Chester
No specific date set but Foregate Street store will have closed for good by August 20

Potential fracking sites near Mickle Trafford come into focus

Fact-finding event stimulates debate around whether fracking can be done safely

New city centre restaurant will be biggest in Chester

Opera Grill will be able to seat 400 diners

Blacon toddler comforted after cuddly toy is set alight by mirror

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service issues warning after freak accident sparks small house blaze

Waverton church welcomes Pokémon Go players with open arms

Adam Day snapped this photo of a poster at St Peter's Church in Waverton
Rector of St Peter's Church is inviting gamers to pop in as they hunt for characters

Travellers set up camp in Ellesmere Port

Whitby Park in Ellesmere Port
Legal notice served for Travellers to leave Whitby Park within 24 hours

Ellesmere Port campaign by council to combat fly-tipping

A council campaign is under way to combat fly-tipping in Ellesmere Port
Cheshire West and Chester Council going door-to-door in Fields area

Carden Park worker remains in coma following Greek quad bike crash

Harri Jones (centre), pictured here with friends, is recovering from a terrible quad bike accident in Greece
Attempts to rouse Harri Jones put on hold after he developed a temperature

Hartford bridge repairs scheduled to last for five weeks

Heyeswood Railway Bridge on the A556 in Hartford
One carriageway to be closed off during repair work

Hate crimes in Cheshire increase following Brexit vote

A distressed Chester woman originally from Germany called an LBC radio discussion about her experiences of discrimination following Brexit
Main type of office is violence against the person

Cheshire colleges merger may save Handbridge campus

West Cheshire College chair of governors believes merger plan is good news all round

Alpraham youngster fights rare Perthes Disease with unwavering smile

Brave Harry Lightfoot has undergone surgery for Perthes Disease
Brave Harry Lightfoot has undergone surgery for the children's hip disorder

Sadie Hartley murder trial: Chester accused had affair with another ski instructor at Chill Factore

Sarah Williams, 35, was in a sexual relationship with Somapat Sitiwatjana, 47, the court was told

Dad says Bluedot Festival was ruined by prolific drug use

Brian Enos unique installation on the Lovell telescope at Jodrell Bank for the inaugural Bluedot Festival.
Jodrell Bank music and science event was billed as 'family friendly'

Ellesmere Port binge drinker punched two cars in anger

The Law Courts in Mold
Harry George Dodd, 22, caused more than £2,800 worth of damage to two vehicles

Motorcyclist thrown from bike in Chester crash flown to hospital

Crash on Little Rake Lane in Chorlton-by-Backford

How safe is your summer holiday? What the situation is like in Germany, France, Spain, Italy and others

Here's what you need to know about the risk factors after a series of attacks and unrest around some major holiday hotspots

Is Deliveroo coming to Ellesmere Port?

Deliveroo is on its way to Ellesmere Port
Spoiler: Foodies will be pleased with the answer

Chester Park & Ride scheme extended for summer

Thursday evening extension is to support CH1ChesterBID campaign

Cheshire Shopmobility service has positive impact on disabled people

Shopmobility West Cheshire provides daily hire of mobility scooters and wheelchairs to enable people with mobility difficulties to access town/city centre shops and other facilities
Survey shows complete customer satisfaction and helps people feel less isolated

Chester Inner Wheel has new president at the helm

Chester Inner Wheel outgoing president Nadine Morris (left) and new president Carol Vick
Handover event took place at Mercure Abbot's Well Hotel

2016 Cheshire Business Awards: Young business person

Cheshire Business Awards 2015: Bentley Motors Young Business Person of the Year Award, open to anyone aged under 35, presented by HR programme manager for Bentley Motors Phillipa Wright, went to Samuel McGarrigle, Beer Dock
Spotlight on a category aimed at identifying future stars of the business community

Cheshire restorative justice and mediation service taken over by new company

Remedi UK assistant director Nicola Bancroft with Cheshire police and crime commissioner David Keane and new service manager Lisa Gill
Police and crime commissioner welcomes announcement of Remedi UK's appointment

Star of BFG movie visits lifelike giant at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

Ruby Barnhill plays Sophie in the Steven Spielberg-produced blockbuster movie

Chester Storyhouse gets on the move with help from transport firm

Zophie Lippek of Roanza and Al Parkinson of Storyhouse
Cultural organisation forges partnership with Roanza Truck and Van Deeside

Saltney teenage brothers shortlisted for prestigious BAFTA game award

Joseph and Moses Burton show off their computer game Stepfish
Joseph and Moses Burton designed a retro-style computer game together

Ellesmere Port high school students test survival skills

Students from Whitby High School in Ellesmere Port have been testing their survival skills in Snowdonia as part of their Duke of Edinburgh awards
Whitby High teenagers take on the Duke of Edinburgh awards

#perfectchester campaign is social media success

Chester city centre as viewed from the top of the cathedral
Twitter and Instagram posts from project to promote Chester highlighted

Community projects in Frodsham and Kingsley benefit from £100,000 grant boost

New outdoor gym equipment at Kingsley playing fields and renovations to Frodsham Community Centre

Are you legally allowed to break into a hot car to save a dog’s life?

We asked a lawyer to outline where you stand if you find yourself in this nightmare scenario
Fred Lancaster as Orlando and Rose O'Loughlin as Rosalind in As You Like It at the Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. Picture by Brian Slater

Review: As You Like It at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre in Chester

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Little Actors in Neston is again running a summer course for children. Pic supplied by Little Actors

Neston children's theatre group has free places on offer

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Tom Jones, Wet Wet Wet and the Hallé Orchestra will all appear at Tatton Park Concerts by the Lake

Tatton Park Concerts by the Lake: advice for motorists

Chester Races: Festival fever as summer gets underway

Jonathan Seddon, Phil Illingworth of Illingworth Seddon, Simon Mawdsley and Richard Barge from Aaron and Partners LLP, team winners of the Colin McDavid Memorial Trophy for the second year running

Carden Park event raises £4,000 for Claire House Children's Hospice

Pine Lodge youngsters muck in at riding centre

Elaine Paige to play William Aston Hall in Wrexham this December

Queen’s School lacrosse player captains US tour team

RioFest Movies in the Meadow takes place on Thursday, July 28 in the grounds of the Neuromuscular Centre's meadow in Winsford

Winsford centre to hold open air family cinema day

Lord Mayor unveils new sculpture at Tattenhall school

The Genie of the Ketchup

Waverton Primary School pupils head to 'Old Baghdad'

Chester Inner Wheel outgoing president Nadine Morris (left) and new president Carol Vick

Chester Inner Wheel has new president at the helm

Cheshire Business Awards 2015: SAS Daniels Business Person of the Year Award, presented by partner and head of corporate Jeremy Orrell and partner and head of commercial Kaye Whitby, went to David Barlow of Barlows (UK) Ltd

2016 Cheshire Business Awards: Last chance to enter

St Oswald's CE Primary School Year 6 prom

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