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Temperatures in Chester finally set to soar

Sunshine and warmer weather is on its way

Severe delays on M6 near Thelwall Viaduct following vehicle fire

M6 northbound near the Thelwall Viaduct
Drivers heading south towards Cheshire are advised to take alternative routes

Cheshire Business Awards winners told strategy is key to success

Leading strategy expert Andrew Carroll addresses the Cheshire Business Awards winner lunch at Oddfellows in Chester
Strategy expert gives presentation to gathering at Oddfellows in Chester

Chester joins Mad Hair Day fundraising extravaganza

Clare Emerton, charity fundraiser and coordinator for HIP in Cheshire, with fundraisers from Birchall Blackburn Law at last year's Mad Hair Day
Head Injury People charity urging everyone to take part in wacky event on May 13

Chester Ironman UK contender cycles in memory of cancer victim

Steve Nicholls of APS Groups Chester-based print fulfilment centre is taking on the North West Cancer Research Circle of Hope
Steve Nicholls will take on Circle of Hope as he builds up to ultimate challenge

Chester FC: McCarthy thanks fans as decision on new manager edges closer

Blues caretaker boss Jon McCarthy
Weekend win over Gateshead strengthens case for McCarthy to be named permanent boss after victories in three of his four games

Cheshire Phoenix miss out on BBL Play-Off final

Danny Huffor in action against Leicester Riders
Leicester Riders progress on aggregate but Cheshire end the season on a high note with win at LCS Arena

WATCH Chester five-year-olds describe what mum does at work

Lauren Entwistle and Oscar Entwisle, both five, give their impressions of the Chester company Entyce which is run by their mothers
Lauren and Oscar talk about Entyce digital marketing company run by their mothers

Hoole May Day Festival triumphantly defies the rain

Chef and TV presenter Ainsley Harriott paid a visit to Deborah Bouchard at the Bongo's R&R Pickles stall at the Hoole May Day Festival
Crowds flock to Faulkner Street and Charles Street for inaugural event

CAMRA returns to Chester where campaign started 45 years ago

CAMRA is holding a meeting in Chester as part of a review of its future purpose
Real ale organisation holding city meeting as part of review of its future

Greek restaurant vision for Chester launches crowdfunding project

Founder Dean Wilson with members of the Preston team
Bid to open Cheshire branch of Lancashire-based Olive Tree Brasserie

Chester was where pet store chain began 25 years ago

Store worker Carol Burton from Blacon gets praised after being there from the very beginning 

How to spend a rainy day in Chester and surrounding areas

Don't let wet weather stop you from getting out and about

Chester FC 4 Gateshead 2: Dave Powell's verdict

Jon McCarthy
Hannah bags a brace from the bench as the Blues round off the season in style and give McCarthy a huge boost

Live: Chester FC v Gateshead: The Blues end their National League season at home to the Heed

Chester FC v Gateshead live
The Blues round off the league season having secured their National League status for another season

Ellesmere Port boy attacked and robbed by cyclist

Cheshire police
Police appealing for information following incident on Wolverham Road on Thursday evening

Ellesmere Port fundraiser pedals away for children's hospice

Mike Faulkner, 59, is fundraising for Claire House Children's Hospice
Three hundred mile London to Paris challenge awaits in the summer

Carden Park Hotel awarded prestigious Gold Standard honour

Carden Park staff Sophie Cannons, Kim Adams, Gemma Jones, Stephanie Hobrow, Liz Pickering and Katie Hughes with their Gold Standard
Cheshire venue praised for its excellent customer service

Old King’s School scholars celebrate 150th annual dinner

Event raises funds for a university exhibition

Ellesmere Port fundraisers pedal away for children's hospice

Mike Faulkner, 59, is fundraising for Claire House Children's Hospice
Three hundred mile London to Paris challenge awaits in the summer

Neston Air cadets aid poorly four-year-old

Air Cadet Cpl Nathan Fields who helped 2375 (Neston) Squadron raise £500 for a poorly four year old. Pic supplied by the squadron
Hopes that consultants in the USA may be able to help

Carden Arms to launch pop up kitchen in bid to find new chef

The Carden Arms in Tilston is launching a pop-upkitchen to choose a chef.Owner Didy Morgan (centre) with her parents Olwyn and John Boustead
Experiment at Tilston pub will take place between June and August this year

Cheshire West and Chester Council highlight Allergy Awareness

Allergy Awareness Week 2016
Authority reminding businesses of rule changes which came into effect in 2014

Hoole celebrates May Day with a street festival

The Hoole May festival is on Sunday, May 1
Inaugural event is to raise funds for more community activity

Neston to say farewell to successful town centre manager

Neston town centre manager Katy Pierce
Council to ensure the gains of the last three years are not lost

Cheshire West and Chester Council launch empty homes strategy

Cheshire West and Chester Council are targeting empty homes in the borough. Photo credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
Authority aims to get as many as possible of the 4,000 empty houses in the borough back into use

'Ban' on booster seats: Everything you need to know about the change in the law

Useful advice for parents as new rules set to come in later in 2016

Broughton teenager banned for a year for drink-driving

The Law Courts in Mold
Isaac Keown, 18, apologised for 'dreadful' decision to drive

Neston nature reserve promises a blanket of bluebells

Burton Mere Wetlands nature reserve is encouraging people to discover one of the best bluebell woodlands in the north west. Pic credit Lynne Greenstreet.
Due to mild winter blooms are already starting to emerge

£6m nursing home opens in Chester

Upton Dene Residential and Nursing Home is located alongside the Countess of Chester Hospital
English poet, playwright and novelist, Professor Simon Armitage

University of Chester lecture series welcomes acclaimed writer

Daniel Kemish comes to Alexander's in Chester on May 11

Chester Alexander's announces Daniel Kemish tour coming to venue

Chester Races 2016: Five top tips for picking winners at the Roodee

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The Boutique Atelier in Ellesmere Port has the chance to compete in an industry national final. Richard Phillipart, team leader and colourist, Andy Heasman, judge, Charlotte Roberts, stylist, George, model

Ellesmere Port hair salon in line for top national title

Ashley Christmas stars as Hattie Jacques in Becoming Hattie

Bickerton and Faddiley to host play about TV and film comedy legend

The Didengumi Taiko drummers will perform at the University of Chester's Riverside Campus

University of Chester to host taiko drumming performance

Liam Browne and The Love are coming to Alexander's in Chester

Chester Alexander's welcome Liam Browne and The Love

King’s School team reaches F1 world final in America

Peachy play in Saltney to mark Dahl centenary

Sheriff of Chester Cllr Alex Black and the Sheriff's Lady Janet Black with Lucia Connor and Alex Cooper

Sheriff of Chester visits St Mary’s Community Nursery School

What will the weather be like for Chester Races?

Artistic director of the Chester Music Festival, Clark Rundell, with Ensemble Deva

Chester Music Festival artistic director promises unique event

Ellesmere Port based college drama students tackled the issue of mental health on stage. Pic supplied by WCC.

Ellesmere Port drama students tackle mental health on stage

Signs it's Chester Races week

Chester Races 2016 and how Cestrians know it's Race Day

Nostalgia: How Chester looked in 1969

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