Chief executive says authority is leading council in UK

But Cheshire West and Chester Council chief Steve Robinson admits council is "not fit for purpose" going forward and warns of more job losses

Gay website claims homophobic leaflet-drop is part of national campaign against Pride events

Chester Pride at Town Hall Square
Gay Star News concerned passage quoted incites violence

Lorry driver arrested after man killed in M53 crash released on police bail

Emergency services at an RTC on M53 between Junction 3 and 4, Wirral. The M53 was closed at junction 3
Two people remain seriously ill in hospital following nine-vehicle smash on Wirral

Son threw bowl of ice cream and fruit at 72-year-old mum

Chester Magistrates Court
Patricia Murray was left bleeding after the incident in Ellesmere Port

Chester HGV driver arrested following fatal collision on M53

Emergency services at an RTC on M53 between Junction 3 and 4, Wirral. The M53 was closed at junction 3
One man killed and four injured in crash near Woodchurch, Wirral

Anti-fracking campaigners in Chester and Ellesmere Port clash with council

Cheshire West and Chester Council did not carry our environmental assessments at gas drill sites

Chester men guilty of 'chilling' blackmail case

Stephen Randles and John McHugh threatened to torture their victim

Fury as Cheshire West and Chester Council budget debate brought forward

Cheshire West and Chester Council could be about to approve a two year freeze on council tax.
Tory administration moves date to October

Holly Willoughby names baby Chester!

ITV presenter names her third child after our city.

Chester Inner Ring Road partially closed for two weeks from October 6

Nuns Road in Chester
Nuns Road, Grosvenor Road and Grosvenor Roundabout among areas affected

Homophobic leaflets posted ahead of Chester Pride

Crowds enjoy watching Chris Maloney performing at the 2013 Chester Pride
Investigators from Cheshire Police appeal for information after complaints from members of the public

Winsford water main burst leads to diversion to deal with A54 closure

Cheshire West and Chester Council is at present putting in place a new diversion route because the A54 near the Police Headquarters, Winsford has remained closed
Company hopes main road near Cheshire police HQ will reopen by the end of the week

Work to start on Chester theatre ahead of schedule

An artist's impression of what the new cultural centre in Chester will look like when it opens in autumn 2016
Preliminary work will begin in October 2014

Police to fill student homes with burglar balloons

Officers leave the 500 balloons with "I could have been burglar" in homes across the Garden Quarter

Jobs on offer at new Asda store in Chester

Super store on Greyhound Retail Park will feature collection point for online shoppers

Chester's bid to become first porn free city

MP Stephen Mosley gets behind the campaign to keep children safe from explict images

Frodsham men arrested on suspicion of operating illegal landfill released on bail

Cheshire Police Image 2
Pair will answer police bail in January

Frustration as Chester canal towpath closed again

Popular route cordoned off due to safety fears as the rock face collapses again
Optician Helen Kirk working out at Dynamics Dance and Fitness in Hoole

Helen has her eye on a Chester Marathon first

Reeves Gabrels and His Imaginary Fr13nds play at The Live Rooms in Chester on October 1

Chester Live Rooms welcome Reeves Gabrels and His Imaginary Friends

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Picture Gallery: raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support in Chester

Eric And Little Ern is at Clwyd Theatr Cymru tonight

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from October 1 onwards

Chester walkers raise money for brain tumour charity

Win £500 hamper and tickets to Hamper Llangollen 2014

Amelia Lily at Chester Pride

City prepares for Chester Pride Festival

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Chester Theatre in the Quarter to take Silent Night on tour

Violinist Jennifer Pike

Chester Music Society welcomes back acclaimed young violinist Jennifer Pike

Review: Wicked at Liverpool Empire Theatre

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MBNA Chester Marathon runners in Aldford

Top tips for runners in the Chester Marathon 2014

Chief executive says authority is leading council in UK

But Cheshire West and Chester Council chief Steve Robinson admits council is "not fit for purpose" going forward and warns of more job losses

Gay website claims homophobic leaflet-drop is part of national campaign against Pride events

Chester Pride at Town Hall Square
Gay Star News concerned passage quoted incites violence

Helen has her eye on a Chester Marathon first

Optician Helen Kirk working out at Dynamics Dance and Fitness in Hoole
Optometrist Helen Kirk's marathon challenge
Sean McConville heads the Blues into the lead at New Bucks Head.

Match report: AFC Telford United 1 Chester FC 2

Jim Green reports from New Bucks Head where the Blues came from behind to make it three wins in four

Match preview: AFC Telford United v Chester FC

Craig Hobson will have to shake off a sickness bug if he is to feature against Telford tonight.
Steve Burr and his squad targeting a return to winning ways at the New Bucks Head

Gallery: Grimsby Town 3 Chester FC 0

Mariners keeper James McKeown makes a great save to prevent Wayne Riley pulling a goal back.
Steve Burr's side struggled with a sickness bug before and during the defeat at Blundell Park
Eric And Little Ern is at Clwyd Theatr Cymru tonight

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from October 1 onwards

Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area

Win £500 hamper and tickets to Hamper Llangollen 2014

Deadline for entries October 10
MBNA Chester Marathon runners in Aldford

Top tips for runners in the Chester Marathon 2014

Last minute training tips for runners taking part in the MBNA Chester Marathon on Sunday

Rugby fans urged to join 'extraordinary' touch sessions

Chester Gladiators are running social Play Touch Rugby League sessions through the winter.
Play Touch Rugby League designed to make the sport more accessible to a wider audience

Capenhurst travel firm expands

My Travel Pal launches UK franchise

Year 12 students invited to Young Enterprise event

Young people are invited to find out what it’s really like to set up and run a business through an initiative hosted by the University of Chester.

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Win £500 hamper and tickets to Hamper Llangollen 2014

Deadline for entries October 10

Top tips for runners in the Chester Marathon 2014

MBNA Chester Marathon runners in Aldford
Last minute training tips for runners taking part in the MBNA Chester Marathon on Sunday

Chester's pubs and clubs of yesteryear

Which one did you frequent?

Picture Gallery: raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support in Chester

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Your fundraising photographs from The World's Biggest Coffee Morning

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