Cheshire online grooming cases revealed: Children as young as 10 being targeted

Cheshire Police say this new type of crime is on the rise

Police called to Chester sorting office to deal with suspicious packages

BB guns and a plastic container recovered after officers called out on February 12

Owners of Javed Tandoori Chester fined for food hygiene offences

Jafor Malik and Mafuz Malik fined more than £7,000

Nicholas Crawshaw trial: schoolgirl claims she was raped in alleyway

Nicholas Crawshaw, 23, of West Street, Chester, denies 16 sexual offences, including 10 counts of rape. Picture by Andrew Price
Crawshaw, 23, of Hoole is accused of 16 sex offences, including 10 rapes, against seven victims

Compensation payouts cost Cheshire West and Chester Council £862,984 over two years

Uncovered manholes and ripped jackets feature in claims made to the authority

Chester Gladiators hosting free junior rugby league taster day

Chester Gladiators' Reuben Swan-Buchan makes a break against Bank Quay Bulls
Club inviting children aged 5-16 to try the sport for free on Sunday, February 21 ahead of the 2016 season

One lane of M56 westbound closed due to vehicle breakdown

Junction 12 of the M56 near Frodsham
Stretch between junctions 12 and 14 affected while vehicle is recovered

Chester FC: Blues' game at Torquay United postponed

Chester FC manager Steve Burr during the draw with Dover Athletic
Waterlogged pitch puts paid to National League clash at Launa Windows Stadium

Chester council 'sorry' for rubbish bin collection

Contractor was ordered to clean up after leaving a Newtown street in a mess

Cheshire police suspended from using stop and search scheme by Home Secretary

Home Secretary Theresa May. Picture: PA Wire
Police watchdog says black, Asian and minority ethnic groups 'disproportionately' subjected to stop and search in the county

Father of Stephen Wilkinson victim says 'he has got what he deserved'

Stephen Wilkinson has been given a 27 month jail term by the Court of Appeal, which overturned his original suspended sentence
Wilkinson, from Elton, has been sent to prison after the Court of Appeal overturned his suspended sentence

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service must make £5.1m cuts over four years

Share of council tax to rise by almost 2% as government cuts bite

Man admits kidnap and rape of Ellesmere Port 11-year-old

Chester Crown Court
Paul Ripley will be sentenced at Chester Crown Court at April 4

Chester FC allocate Tranmere Rovers 1,110 tickets for derby clash later this month

Chester FC's Lookers Vauxhall Stadium
Rovers season ticket holders and supporters club members will get first option on tickets

Watch: Fascinating footage of a royal visit to Chester in 1926

British Pathé still of 1926 visit to Chester by the Prince of Wales and future King Edward VIII
Future King Edward VIII seen at the Town Hall, Chester Racecourse and Chester Cathedral

Neston High business students hear from jam making entrepreneur

You have to be out there trying for luck to find you, says Fraser Doherty

Golfing grandmother Grace White tees off 90th birthday celebrations

Grace White of Upton-by-Chester has celebrated her 90th birthday - and she still enjoys a round of golf
Upton-by-Chester Golf Club member marked her milestone with family and friends

Spice Girls night Liverpool: Tickets and venue announced

Take our fun quiz to see if you are Sporty, Ginger, Scary, Posh or Baby

Why Chester rape victim is campaigning for support closer to home

Victim speaks to Women2day about why vital rape services should be available closer to Chester

No more multi-buy deals at Sainsbury's as store announces it is permanently removing such offers from shelves

Sainsbury's has become the first supermarket to completely scrap all buy one get one free-style offers

Carden Park gets into gear with official Jeep partnership

The Jeep Fleet at Carden Park
Cheshire hotel announced as official Centre of Excellence

Ellesmere Port schools enjoy play by young writers and performing arts students

Budding young writers and talented performing arts students will have their show performed in schools across Ellesmere Port thanks to oil giant Essar. L-R (back row) - Sadie Williams, writer Kevin Dyer, writing assistant Laura Duncalf, Hannah Burks, WCC Performing Arts tutor Paul Moss, Leigh Price, Young Writer Jack Maddocks (front row) Francesca Carr, Ryan Salmon, Megan Monaghan and Tiffany Hughes. Pic supplied by ATT. Credit Sylvia Selzer.
'Funny, theatrical and thought provoking' show tours the town thanks to Essar

Police appeal after Hartford station bag theft

Do you recognise this man? British Transport Police believes he can help with its investigation after a bag was taken from a train at Hartford station
Officers wish to trace a man they believe can help with their investigation

Police investigate after Whitby High School students asked to get in man's van

Cheshire police stock image
Two pupils were approached near William Stockton Primary School at around 3.45pm on Tuesday

Chester anti-frackers invite everyone to their 'Bye, Bye IGas' celebration

Activists to gather on Valentine's Day as they say farewell to energy company that wanted to drill in their communities

Broughton man quits supermarket job and begins new career as fantasy novelist

Broughton author Colin Davies, 36, with his debut novel The Guardian's Sword
Colin Davies penned The Guardian's Sword while working at Tesco

Chairman of Frodsham Town Council to leave post

Second resignation from the role in three months as Cllr Mike Pusey announces he will step down

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