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Deliberations continue in Chester taxi driver rape trial

Trial of Sultan Amari, 46, will enter its fifth day on Wednesday as the jury continues its deliberations

Ellesmere Port care home placed in special measures by CQC watchdog

Atherton Lodge in Ellesmere Port
Management and staff fully committed to improvement says director

Blacon rooftop siege man 'wanted to go down like killer Raoul Moat'

Ricky Jones, centre, namechecked killers Raoul Moat, left, and Dale Cregan, during the rooftop stand off
Ricky Jones was involved in an attack on a shopkeeper before his 'bizarre' stand-off with police in Chester

Countess of Chester Hospital patients wait too long for treatment

The Countess of Chester Hospital
Data from NHS England shows the hospital has been unable to meet targets

Helsby High School fire investigated by police

Helsby High School
A fire was extinguished by a teacher at Helsby High School yesterday

Third Aldi supermarket in Chester plans to go on public display

An artist's impression of what the new Aldi will look like according to the flyer sent to residents.
Aldi is holding a public exhibition about its proposals on Thursday

Driver of Chester-based tanker involved in crash

Oil tanker has overturned after being involved in an accident on the A543 between Pentrefoelas and Denbigh, closing the road for many hours on Monday.
The driver of the Wirral Fuels vehicle was taken to hospital

Hundreds sign petition to keep Hoole health assistant in local Boots store

Linda Roberts outside the Boots chemist on Faulkner Street, where she has worked for more than ten years
Linda Davies from Hoole has worked at her local Boots pharmacy on Faulkner Street for more than ten years

Court files of Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing go on public display in Chester

Files are being displayed ahead of Chester Pride festival, which starts on October 1

Revamped £1m Debenhams Chester store open for business

Store has a new layout and more beauty brands

Ellesmere Port man found dead on Chester slip road

The 44-year-old man was found dead at the junction 12 slip road of the M53 in Chester

Jury sent out in Chester taxi driver rape case

Sultan Amari is standing trial accused of raping a student after picking her up from a night out

Woman airlifted to hospital after two-vehicle crash in Delamere

Three casualties were taken to hospital following a two-vehicle smash on Fishpool Road, Delamere.
The crash occurred on Fishpool Road, Delamere at around 12.30pm on Sunday (September 25)

Chester MP vows to fight any potential closure of Countess of Chester Hospital

Proposals mooted to close Arrowe Park, Clatterbridge and Countess hospitals and build new unit in Ellesmere Port

Fire crews tackle Ellesmere Port restaurant blaze

Three fire engines were called to the Galley Restaurant on South Pier Road to tackle the blaze. Picture by Chris Anderson.
Three fire engines were called to The Galley restaurant in Ellesmere Port on Sunday

Giant wind turbines by M56 are now spinning

Peel Energy hopes Frodsham Wind Farm will be commercially operational before end of 2016

Estate agency opens for business in Tattenhall

Hunters Cheshire Homes, a new independent estate agent have opened for business in Tattenhall
Family owned independent firm based on high street

Firefighters warn residents over dangers of chimney fires

Householders are being encouraged to have their chimneys swept by a registered chimney sweep to ensure they are not at risk of catching fire
Fire crews attended two chimney fires in Knutsford and Tarvin yesterday (September 26)

Cheshire police shortlisted for national race equality award

Cheshire Constabulary HQ in Winsford
The constabulary’s insight programme has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2016 Business in the Community race equality awards

Chester TV heart-throb Tom Hughes is a real-life 'heart-breaker', says ex-teacher

ITV's Victoria starring Jenna Coleman as Victoria and Chester's Tom Hughes as Prince Albert
Victoria star would make girls 'swoon' says drama teacher Chris Tierney

Gold welfare award for Ellesmere Port stray dog service

Cheshire West and Chester Council regulatory services officer Columb McPhillips with four-legged friends
Council team receives accolade for fifth year running

Life in 'lost' Ellesmere Port street to be chronicled by local history group

A view of Dock Street, in Ellesmere Port, which was demolished to make way for the M53
Town residents asked to share their memories of Dock Street for new booklet

Two Blacon schools officially handed over after rebuilding programme is completed

Blacon High and Dee Point Primary are part of latest £27m batch of North West schools

Ellesmere Port lady loses her locks in charity fundraiser

Emma Mayers had her hair saved off so six charities could benefit
Six good causes will benefit from Emma Mayers' efforts

Chester's second Home Bargains store opens this Saturday

Children’s favourite Stuart the Minion will make a special appearance at the official opening 

Chester campaigners join thousands at London rally on refugee crisis

Chester campaigners Heather Lannin, Catherine McNicholl and Millie Luxford
Campaigners urge the government to take more action on the refugee crisis

Ellesmere Port to hold third jobs fair

A Jobs Fair is to be held at Ellesmere Port Civic Hall
Hundreds of job seekers attended previous successful events

New Chester pub brewing up a whole lot of fun

Former Wetherspoon's pub to go upmarket with ales made on the premises

The Chester Grosvenor celebrates best August in its 150 year history

City centre hotel had the most successful August on record for revenue and occupancy

Ellesmere Port trained student goes for gold

Patrick Buckley, 17, who is going for Worldskills Gold with Paul Browne, a programme leader at West Cheshire College and who spear-heads the WorldSkills 3D Gaming entry at the college
West Cheshire College in the running to gain top title for the second time in two years

Chester Queen's School welcomes acclaimed photographer to prize-giving ceremony

Becnicks Wonder Emporium on Brook Street, Chester will provide a music post in its store for people to listen to music produced by local artists.

Chester vintage boutique launching music bandstand to promote local artists

Everton legend Peter Reid entertains fans in Ellesmere Port

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Win hamper of goodies to celebrate Hamper Llangollen festival

Chester Freshers' Week 2016: What's On for students in the city

Young Newton footballers get kitted out by Cheshire Oaks Audi

Revamped Farndon 10k has new sponsor and children's fun run

Chester Zoo breeds endangered jumping rat for first time

Folly and The Hunter are coming to the University of Chester

University of Chester to host Canadian band Folly and The Hunter

The King’s School Chester hosts heart screening event

Chester academies teach younger pupils the values of winning and losing

When do the clocks go back in 2016?

The Hawklords will perform at The Live Rooms in Chester on November 3

Chester Live Rooms to welcome rock band The Hawklords

Health visitors Caroline Dubourg, Sarah ODonoghue, Dianne Jones, Clare Smalley, Jan Reeves and Emma Davies

Cheshire NHS trust celebrates the work of health visitors

Cheshire fire chief warns household items can cause accidental blazes

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