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Protest brings rush-hour disruption to City Road in Chester

City Road in Chester updated
Drivers should avoid the area as police deal with peaceful protest

Saltney man attacked partner who thought she was going to die

The Law Courts in Mold
Matthew James Maxwell was given 14 week suspended prison sentence

Rogue taxi drivers fined and banned from driving

Chester Magistrates Court
Paul and Andrew Stafford were 'putting the travelling public at risk'

Stars come out for Jamie Vardy wedding at Peckforton Castle

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson arriving at the wedding of England and Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy to his partner Rebekah Nicholson, at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire.
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson among the famous faces flocking to beauty spot for Leicester City football hero's big day

Man airlifted to hospital after being removed from River Dee

The man was found in the water underneath the Grosvenor Bridge

Former police officer accused of Chester exposure takes the stand

Kevin Dwyer arriving at Chester Crown Court to face trial on a charge of exposure. Picture by Andy Kelvin/Kelvinmedia
Kevin Dwyer says alleged incident in Newtown last year did not happen

Broughton fugitive tells police 'I'm not coming back'

What Ivan Sonko told police by email when they attempted to get him to return to the UK to face justice
Ivan Sonko, 40 - given 27 months in his absence for assault and harassment - fled to Dubai after his arrest

Richard Bromley death by careless driving trial: Jury retires to consider verdict

Almost three years have passed since the crash which killed Claudia Williams

Watch ice cream van driver's tirade at rival

The driver of an L Lewis ice cream van in an exchange with Tee Smith from Krazy Konez
Row between two rival drivers appears to culminate in racial slur, but firm says IT is the victim of harassment campaign

Upton councillors locked themselves in building as travellers set up camp

Police responded to call from 'scared' councillors but say no offences had been committed

Recap: Jamie Vardy's wedding at Peckforton Castle

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy and partner Becky Nicholson with the trophy as the team celebrate winning the Barclays Premier League, after the match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 7, 2016. See PA story SOCCER Leicester. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. live
Guests and stars begin arriving at Cheshire beauty spot for soccer star's big day

Biker with serious injuries following Saltney Ferry crash flown to hospital

The B5129 has been closed following a crash
The incident, which closed the B5129, involved a motorcyclist and a car

Suspected arsonists target derelict Ellesmere Port school

Fire crews say last night's fire was started deliberately

Father of Gary Speed says son would be so proud of Wales team reaching Euro 2016

Roger Speed, father of Wales hero Gary, of Chester, says his son's 'ultimate aim' was for his team to get to a major tournament

Principal and his deputy leave West Cheshire College

Principal and chief executive of West Cheshire College Nigel Davies
An interim principal has been appointed at the college which has bases in Chester and Ellesmere Port 

Alder Hey Hospital wins top design award

The new £250m Alder Hey in the Park
Design of Liverpool hospital for children was inspired by Chester teenager's drawings

Prayers for Chester and Ellesmere Port homeless community at 49-year-old's funeral

Paul Feek's tragic death is the latest among a number within the homeless community over the past 12 months

Revamp at Broughton Shopping Park leaves Costa 'hidden away'

Broughton Shopping Park Costa shop
Changes to the Costa sign have affected the coffee chain's visibility on the park

New Lord Mayor of Chester takes up chain of office

Clrr Angela Claydon will be assisted by her daughter Sally Burgess as Lady Mayoress

Boughton fun day to raise cash for charity

Danielle Woosnam is raising funds for Hope for Children by walking the Great Wall of China and organising a fun day in Boughton
Event at Cross Foxes pub to raise money for Hope for Children

Ryanair predicts Liverpool airport flight prices will fall by 7% this year

Budget airline predicts lower prices and more affordable baggage costs that could signal a price war.

Chester Zoo TV documentary gets green light for second series

The Secret Life of the Zoo averaged 2.7m viewers every episode

Traditional Chester pub gets extra protection in law

Campaign for Real Ale is behind listing of city centre pub

Ellesmere Port's new mayor blown into office

Peter Rooney succeeded Lynn Clare as mayor of Ellesmere Port at the annual mayor making. Left to right new deputy mayor Karen Shore, mayoress Sharon Rooney and the new mayor.
Charity to be supported will be for those with eating disorders

Cheshire Euromillions £187k prize is claimed

Winner with ticket from April 5 draw has claimed their prize

New Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner goes on the beat

Newly-elected Labour commissioner David Keane is spending his first days meeting officers and police staff

Dementia care book donated to Frodsham and Helsby libraries

Confidence to Care aims to provide advice to those supporting a loved one with the disease

Ellesmere Port cancer volunteer receives award

Ellesmere Port cancer volunteer Sue Yates
Outstanding ability to recognise people's needs

Chester charity dog walk to last 177 miles

Christian Wright will set off on a charity walk of Offa's Dyke with his black Labrador George to raise cash for Vision Support
Christian Wright hopes to raise cash for a 140 year old charity

Obese pets fighting the flab at Northwich vets

Moffi and Sebastian are pictured with proud owner Jacqueline Nicholson, Abbeycroft vet Jamie Finney (left) and head nurse Katie Hartnoll
Does your cat or dog need a new diet and exercise regime?
"We’d love to see you!” Antiques Roadshow presenter Fiona Bruce is looking forward to coming to Arley Hall

Antiques Roadshow rolls into Cheshire next week

Free pony rides in Chester city centre this weekend

Lawyer and MyShowcase stylist Melanie Ashworth: A Day in the Life

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A look inside Jamie Vardy's wedding venue, Peckforton Castle

Chester-based MBNA supports Northwest Football Awards for the third year running

Chester's Anya Bentham launches children's cancer appeal

Hotel honoured by national tourism board

Jamie Vardy's wedding venue and 9 other stunning places to get married in Cheshire

Janice Fryett and Ian Dunn in Entertaining Angels. Picture by Steve Cain

Chester Theatre Club holding open auditions for classic comedy

Winsford Prince's Trust team graduates in fine style

May half-term: Things to do in and around Chester

England star Jamie Vardy to wed at Cheshire castle this Wednesday

Newton Athletic FC celebrate 25th anniversary year

Young Chester designer is finalist in international competition

LJLA’s air service development manager Paul Winfield with Flybe’s UK general manager (North and ROI) Andrea Hayes, celebrating Flybe’s latest route from Liverpool to Cornwall Airport Newquay

Liverpool Airport to Cornwall - new summer route to Newquay announced

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