Cheshire West and Chester shortlisted for Council of the Year award

Cheshire West and Chester Council could be about to approve a two year freeze on council tax.
CWaC one of five local authorities in the running for prestigious local government honour

'Unprofitable' Tesco Chester Homeplus to close

Chester Tesco Homeplus will close on March 15
Homeware shop will shut its doors on March 15

WATCH: Firefighters tackle blaze at Mouldsworth home

Second time that the family home has been involved in a fire

Pranksters enjoy a game of arrows with new signs in Chester city centre

Council to bolt down arrows in future after one is left pointing skywards

Tributes pour in for 16-year-old hit and killed by a train in Capenhurst

A Merseyrail train
Tragic teenager has been named on social media but his identity has yet to be officially released by police

Criminals in Ellesmere Port Asda post stolen DVDs to themselves - from INSIDE the store

A padded envelope with a DVD inside
Staff forced to move envelopes to other end of store

Ellesmere Port woman creates Hillsborough memorial quilt with help of local business - gallery

Linda Whitfield praises The Uniform Shop for its help with touching project

Chester Gladiators gear up for new season with Ungerer's help

Grahame Hackney, general manager of Ungerer’s flavour division, with Chester Gladiators players and officials
Sealand Road-based company teams up with rugby league club for 2015

Cynicism after council rated 'excellent' for championing equality and diversity

Cheshire West and Chester Council first in North West to achieve top rating

King’s School Junior Learning Centre officially opened by children's author

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Horrible Science creator Nick Arnold cuts the ribbon on £1.5m building

Chester building firm to the rescue in ITV series Bad Builders Bang to Rights

Chris Payne talks about his knight in shining armour role in small screen show

WATCH: The moment three of the world's rarest tigers took their first steps at Chester Zoo

Two of the three as yet unnamed Sumartran tiger cubs born at Chester Zoo to eight-year-old tigress Kirana on January 2 looks around the enclosure
Rare Sumatran tiger cubs have begun to emerge from their den at Chester Zoo

Comedy capers by councillors on Twitter

Tweets between Cllr Mike Jones and Cllr Ben Powell are 'comedy gold'

Hoole residents encouraged to attend meeting about controversial store plan

Rumours are that Tesco is behind the project

Blacon girl donates hair to Little Princess Trust

Sophie Marsh has hair cut for children's cancer charity

CWaC's youngest councillor to step down

Cllr Ben Powell wants to concentrate on career in comedy

Controversial 120-home scheme at Saighton Camp gets go-ahead

Councillors have no grounds on which to refuse application

Grateful Kate hits target to return to Oz

Woman with terminal cancer issued appeal last week

Review: Edward Scissorhands at the Liverpool Empire

Film fans, dance devotees and anyone who knows the identity of Bourne must go see
Peter Winn has been loaned to Kings Lynn Town

Chester FC winger Peter Winn loaned to Linnets

Evo-Stik League Premier Division club Kings Lynn Town sign 26-year-old on a month's loan

Chester FC 4 Lincoln City 0: Rate the players

John Rooney scores the opening goal with the help of a big deflection off Sean Newton
Take a look at Jim Green's ratings and then have a go at leaving your own marks

Chester FC 4 Lincoln City 0: Match report

Sean McConville celebrates the Blues second goal with his team-mates
Jim Green watched the brilliant Blues rip the nine-men Imps apart at the Swansway Chester Stadium

Review: Edward Scissorhands at the Liverpool Empire

Film fans, dance devotees and anyone who knows the identity of Bourne must go see

First ever ArtFest to run alongside Chester Food Drink and Lifestyle Festival

Geoff Kersey, a watercolourist from Derbyshire who has published 12 books, will be taking part in Artfest in Chester
Celebrated artists to run free seminars at new cultural event over Easter
Ellesmere Port rider Jenny Tinmouth will be a member of the Honda Racing team next season

Superbike queen Jenny Tinmouth 'over the moon' after securing surprise move to Honda Racing

Offer was 'totally unexpected', says Ellesmere Port motorcycle star

Chester Gladiators gear up for new season with Ungerer's help

Grahame Hackney, general manager of Ungerer’s flavour division, with Chester Gladiators players and officials
Sealand Road-based company teams up with rugby league club for 2015

Age UK Cheshire welcomes project leader for Brightlife initiative

Adam Shaw to lead campaign to combat isolation and loneliness in old age

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King’s School Junior Learning Centre officially opened by children's author

Horrible Science creator Nick Arnold cuts the ribbon on £1.5m building

Women2day: Modern Manners and today's society

Ladies first? Or should we all show common courtesy regardless of gender?

Nostalgia: Chester Wedding Belles throughout the years

Do you recognise anyone in these pictures that are part of a new wedding exhibition at Chester History & Heritage Museum?

Win a luxury break at a Lakeland Village apartment or cottage

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Chester and Ellesmere Port News Quiz of the Week

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

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