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Chester break-in sparks appeal for return of sat nav with sentimental value

Son pleads with thieves to return Tom Tom featuring his late mum's voice

Bank holiday chaos on the M56 as holidaymakers abandon cars and WALK to airport

Some people were seen with their suitcases on the grass verge beside the M56
Three-hour traffic jam caused hours of delays

Tributes pour in as former Hollyoaks actor dies aged 38

Kristian Ealey played Matt Musgrove in the Chester-set soap

Man in Northwich suffers 'serious injuries' after fight in town centre

Witton Street in Northwich
Cheshire Police appealing for witnesses to the altercation

Chester city centre now subject to anti-social behaviour zone

Controversial order effective as of Monday, May 2

Daughter of Hillsborough victim speaks out about 'unreal' abuse on social media

Charlotte Hennessy
Charlotte Hennessy says more needs to be done to stop internet trolls

Countess of Chester Hospital no longer offering surgery for obesity

Countess says three-year contract for regional bariatric services has expired

Wet Wet Wet to perform at Tatton Park summer concert

80s favourites replace Roxette who had to cancel planned gig due to health reasons

Ellesmere Port parents 'strike' against SATs

Parents in Ellesmere Port are going on 'strike' today. Barry Batchelor/PA Wire
Whitby Park protest at tougher tests today (Tuesday)

Ellesmere Port dog deaths thought to be due to antifreeze poisoning

Jack Russell Terriers Ava and Archie
Owner devastated after Jack Russells Ava and Archie passed away within days of each another

Competition to find Chester’s best amateur photographer launches

Amateur photographers are being invited to enter the Chester Street Life competition
CH1ChesterBID and Camera Solutions are hunting for aspiring snappers

Bus service between Northwich and Warrington saved

Network Warrington will divert some of its journeys to provide villagers with a bus service
Villages like Wincham and Great Budworth will continue to be served thanks to Network Warrington

Cheshire West and Chester Council seek views on use of body cameras

How the cameras will be worn by a Cheshire West and Chester Council civil enforcement officer
Consultation underway on proposal for civil enforcement officers to wear special cameras on duty

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

Puppy stolen from Kingsway by man claiming to be dog trainer

Twelve-week-old Milo
Twelve-week-old Milo was taken on Saturday, April 30

Chester Races 2016 fixtures

Tickets now on sale for 2016 season

Chester FC: Premier League champions Leicester City's link with the Blues

Leicester City assistant manager Steve Walsh
Steve Walsh, the man who found Mahrez, Kante and Vardy used to scout for the Blues

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
Trip to Paris (left) ridden by Graham Lee wins The Betway Chester Cup, during the Betway Chester Cup Day of the Boodles May Festival at Chester Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday May 6, 2015. See PA story RACING Chester. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Chester Races 2016: Top tips for day one of the Boodles May Festival

Upton High School Year 8 students Isobel Roberts and Amelia Lindop promoting the UNICEF fundraiser

Upton High School students in search of foreign coins and banknotes

Chester Half Marathon organisers hosting seminar to give runners all the advice they need

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Win meals for two at Pizza Express in Chester

Chester Races 2016: Everything you need to know about the Chester Cup

Marbury Merry Days takes place in support of St Michael and All Angels Church

Marbury Merry Days announces 2016 programme of activities

What will the weather be like for Chester Races?

Visitors at last year's Open Farm Sunday at Cheshire Wildlife Trust's Bickley Hall Farm

Cheshire Wildlife Trust to host Open Farm Sunday event

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

Eddisbury constituency MP Antoinette Sandbach, The Sheriff of Chester, Cllr Alex Black and his Lady, Janet Black with local residents at Hargrave Village Hall

Grand opening of new kitchen at Hargrave Village Hall

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

Restaurant review: Chocks Away Diner

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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

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