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Horse rescued from ditch in Saughall after being stuck for two hours

Rescue team praised for their 'amazing' work

A sneak peak inside Chester's gory new visitor attraction

Sick to Death venue will be home of the spooky plague doctor

Louise Minchin into Celebrity Masterchef final and she cannot believe it

Chester based BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin is to appear on Celebrity Masterchef
Chester-based BBC presenter down to the final three with the winner crowned tonight

Cannabis and cash seized in Neston drugs raids

Three arrests after warrants carried out by police in the town on July 28

Are Lloyds Chester and Boughton branches under threat?

Lloyds Bank
Banking giant has announced 200 stores will be closed by the end of 2017

Chester FC: McCarthy delight at securing Joyce and Akintunde

Chester FC manager Jon McCarthy
Blues boss believes good things will come from Chester's latest recruits

Sadie Hartley murder accused told police 'it looks really bad'

But Chester woman Sarah Williams rejected allegations of paralysing her love rival with a 500,000 volt gun before stabbing her

Watch: Chester Zoo welcomes birth of four baby rock hyraxes

Four baby rock hyraxes have been born at Chester Zoo
Tiny additions have some surprisingly large relatives at the popular venue

Chester FC v Burton Albion: Everything you need to know

Burton Albion manager Nigel Clough
The lowdown on Saturday's pre-season clash with the Brewers at the Lookers Vauxhall Stadium

Rare hypercar for sale at Cheshire Oaks...but you'll need £1m to make it yours

A rare Porsche 918 Spyder is for sale at Porsche Centre Chester, but it comes with a hefty price tag
The Porsche 918 Spyder boasts a top speed of 214mph

New Chester city centre link road opens as Frodsham Street gets make-over

Businesses remain open while Frodsham Street is closed for about six months

Brave Erin Cross suffered stroke before lifesaving USA trip

Thankfully, five-year-old made a full recovery in time for trip to Seattle

Miracle Frodsham boy continues to defy the odds as he goes in search of more sporting success

Luca Biagetti, nine, competing at the British Transplant Games this weekend

Sadie Hartley murder accused was 'in bed reading Game of Thrones' when attack took place, court hears

Sarah Williams says she was sick at home when brutal killing happened

Missing Cheshire toddler found his own way back to childminder's house

Little Lewis Palmer, three, was found safe and well after he disappeared for three hours

Two hundred West Cheshire people die of lung cancer every year

Public Health England which wants to raise public awareness of lung disease
Key message to people is: “If you’ve had a cough for three weeks or more, tell your doctor”

IKEA error means customers should check their bank balance

IKEA in Warrington
Retail giant is also recalling six products amid safety fears

Tesco offers free fruit for children

Tesco is offering free fruit for children
Initiative is to encourage healthy eating in young people

Scale of Frodsham Festival of Football clear to see in aerial photos

Annual tournament was held at Helsby High School

Olympic inspiration at end of year service

Paralympian Danielle Brown with Ethan Muguerza at The Firs School
Firs School pupils hear from double gold medal winner at prize giving

Restoration award for Combermere Abbey

Combermere Abbey has been crowned the winner of the 2016 Restoration Award
24-year restoration project is a success for Callander Beckett family

Historic Dee Mile race will see swimmers make a splash this weekend

Hundreds of swimmers will hit the water in Chester for the historic Dee Mile swimming race
Organisers inviting members of the public to turn up and watch the action

Dee Banks School headteacher retires after 12 years

Outgoing Dee Banks School headteacher Ray Elliott
Ray Elliott will be succeeded by Jude McGuinness, who takes up her new role in September

Cheshire £1bn rail vision backed by Liverpool and Manchester

Rail electrification plan for North Wales and Cheshire
Manchester City council leader Sir Richard Leese and Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson back electrification campaign

Neston village honours World War One VC holder

A commemorative paving stone was laid in Burton, Neston on the 100th anniversary of the death of Major William Congreve who was born in the village and received the VC for conspicuous gallantry in the face of the enemy. Pic supplied by CWaC
Event was held on the centenary of the death of Major William La Touche Congreve who died at the Somme

Can Hollyoaks characters actually afford to live in Chester?

Majority would have to rent rather than buy based on their salaries, according to research

New toilets in Alexander's Chester are no longer bog standard

New owner of well known Chester music and comedy venue gives toilets a much needed major spruce up

Chester BHS to close within next four weeks

BhS in Chester will close in the next four weeks
No specific date set but Foregate Street store will have closed for good by August 20

Ellesmere Port's twin town scene of horrific machete attack

Police investigate the scene where a man killed a woman with a machete in Reutlingen near Stuttgart, southern Germany on Sunday, July 24, 2016.
Ellesmere Port has had a relationship with Reutlingen in Germany for 50 years

HQ apartments are Chester's most expensive flats sold this decade

Two pads sold for more than £1m each
Winner of the Jim Grogan Countryside and Wildlife Award Cara Mulligan from Tarvin Primary School with Trust chairman Stuart Exell, headteacher Andrew Davies and teacher Stephanie Andrews

Tarvin Primary pupil awarded for her work in countryside

The thrilling Knights Tournament takes place at Beeston Castle

Beeston Castle to stage Knights' Tournament over the weekend

1966 World Cup Tournament in England.
Members of the Bulgaria football team at the Mollington Banastre Hotel near Chester where the team are staying during the tournament.
15th July 1966.

The day Chester FC took on a World Cup team – and won

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Opportunity to grab a 'steak' in new Chester restaurant

Ryanair launches new Liverpool route to Marrakesh

The Whitby High School in Ellesmere Port held a reunion to mark the culmination of a two year social media project involving collaboration with schools in mainland Europe

Ellesmere Port high school marks end of two year European collaboration

Winsford salt mine to host 10k underground run

Liverpool Pride 2016: Your ultimate guide to the festival

Egerton Arms beer festival - l-r Emily Walter and her sisters Francesca and Alice

Awards for all at Egerton Arms beer festival

Eaton Hall Chester gardens open day for charity

Car Fest 2016: Bryan Adams, Travis and the Kaiser Chiefs are ready to rock

Chester Races, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Eaton Hall Gardens, The Last Five Years

15 things to do in Chester and Ellesmere Port this weekend

BBC historian Michael Wood (left) and Steve Harding outside St Olave's Church in Chester at the end of a previous walk

Join Viking Chester celebration on annual walk

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang will be making an appearance at Chester Races on Sunday, July 31

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Chester Races

St Saviour's Catholic Primary was among seven schools across Ellesmere Port and Neston which showcased their art work

Ellesmere Port and Neston schools take part in art showcase

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