Duke of Westminster opens new Chester city centre base for charities

Duke jokes about his ancestors as he opens The Bluecoat Centre for Charities and Voluntary Organisations

Collisions in Mickle Trafford and Tarporley cause traffic disruption

Cheshire Police updated
Crash involving cyclist and vehicle on the A56 Chester Road

Council leader says decision to allow supermarket in Hoole was 'not the best'

Cllr Mike Jones shares concerns of traders about impact on local shops

Minister Greg Clark signs £158m growth deal at Thornton Science Park

Deal will create 12,000 jobs and 5,000 new homes

Work to fix Posthouse Roundabout traffic lights delayed as engineer was stuck in jams

Some motorists delayed for up to two hours after temporary signals at the A483 junction with Wrexham Road got stuck on red

M56 to close near Manchester Airport this weekend

Drivers warned to avoid motorway as new bridge is installed near Manchester Airport

TV's Dan Snow talks history at The King's School in Chester

Duke of Westminster's son-in-law

Chester Food Drink and Lifestyle Festival chooses Sausage of the Year finalists

Judging of the Chester Food Drink and Lifestyle Festival Sausage Competition at the North West Food Research Development Centre at the University of Chester
Winners will be unveiled at major event to be held at Chester Racecourse over Easter

Tribute paid to Chester butcher John Edge of Handbridge

Funeral will be held at St Mary's Church in Handbridge on Tuesday, March 10

Chester Chasers to compete in British Quidditch Cup

Chester Chasers
University of Chester team hoping for success in national tournament

Chester Wayword Festival is a big hit with youngsters at half-term

Chester Town Hall hosted wide range of literary talks and workshops

Northwich woman's rib cage rebuilt using titanium technology

Barbara Schofield treated at Royal Liverpool University Hospital after being trampled by horse

Winsford takeaway awarded Best Chippy Chips in Cheshire

John Finney, owner of FoodCraft which has been awarded Best Chippy Chips in Cheshire
FoodCraft received accolade in the Choice Chip Awards

Handbridge WI to feature on BBC Countryfile

Filming was done in Queen's Park Chester

Work to repair Chester short-cut is delayed

Walls on Rock Lane fell down in November 2012 and work is expected to be finished by this summer

Removal of Helsby phone boxes called off

This phone box opposite Bates Lane was one of the three BT proposed to remove
Villagers backed a campaign to retain the public amenities

Saighton Primary School flushed with success after toilet twinning project

Children raised £60 with cake sale to help lives of African children

Chester Half Marathon: Helsby man will run dressed as giant dog

Andy Browne running for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd

Cyclist airlifted to hospital following Mickle Trafford collision

A man has been airlifted to hospital following a crash on the A56 in Mickle Trafford
Motorists advised to avoid area after A56 crash

Chester Chronicle's top ten children's books for World Book Day

A list of favourite stories for Key Stage 2 pupils
Paul Linwood, in action during last season's game at the Racecourse, has played for both Wrexham and Chester

LOOK: Players to have crossed the divide and played for Chester FC and Wrexham

Our cross-border derby countdown begins with a look at some of the players to have represented the Blues and the Reds

Chester and Ellesmere Port News Quiz of the Week

How many questions can you get right based on events of the past seven days?

Kingsley James hails Chester FC progress and wants one final push

Kingsley James has called for one final push to secure a top half finish
England C midfielder believes Blues have made their mark on the Vanarama Conference
The late Lisa Bufano's (1975-2013) dance works incorporate a variety of prosthetics and props signature orange Queen Anne table legs. This forms part of the Slippage exhibition at the University of Chester

University of Chester stages art exhibition looking at what it means to be human

Slippage opens at the Kingsway Buildings from March 9

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from March 2 onwards

Testament of Youth starring Kit Harington as Roland Leighton and Alicia Vikander as Vera Brittain can be seen at Clwyd Theatr Cymru today (Monday)
Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area

IN PICTURES: John Coffino unhappy at second-half showing from Cheshire Phoenix in loss to Manchester Giants

Nix head coach left disappointed as Giants claim north west derby bragging rights over the Phoenix with 93-85 win

WATCH: David Aliu on Cheshire Phoenix loss to Manchester Giants

Cheshire Phoenix David Aliu
Phoenix lose north west derby after 93-85 loss at Giants in the BBL Championship

In This Week's Paper

Chester Half Marathon: Helsby man will run dressed as giant dog

Andy Browne running for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd

8 pubs to take your mum for Mother's Day in and around Chester

Cosy Cheshire pubs, great food and even a free gift on offer to treat your mum

Look: Have a look around one of Chester's more expensive houses at £1.65M

A media room, five bedrooms and a terrace overlooking the River Dee

How Chester Market looked in the 1960s

Images of the thriving market hall during the Swinging Sixties


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