Malpas boy finds seven-leaf clover in his garden

Oscar Humphreys, eight, discovered the lucky plant in the garden

Cheshire police to recruit 53 more bobbies on the beat

Simon Byrne with police and crime commissioner for Cheshire, John Dwyer.
Increase in police presence central to new proposals announced by crime commissioner and chief constable

Essar Stanlow stack fixed after smoke billowed across Ellesmere Port and Chester

Essar spokesman says the fault did not pose a danger to the public

User group appointed to steer St Mary's Centre in Chester

First group to help Theatre in the Quarter form future of St Mary's Centre

Chester to be hotter than Athens as UK heatwave takes hold

Cheshire police issue summer heat checklist

Newtown student homes get the go-ahead in former bakery

An artist's impression of what the new student accommodation will look like in Trafford Street, alongside Chester Fire Station, when it opens in autumn 2016
Six storey student housing scheme gets green light next to Chester Fire Station

Essar Stanlow stack sends smoke billowing across Ellesmere Port area

Smoke coming from one of the stacks at Essar Stanlow near Ellesmere Port
Company reassures worried residents there is no cause for concern

University of Chester fireworks complaints prompt review

The University of Chester fireworks display from the Queen's Park site in March 2015
University to look again at its distribution policies after some households not notified about the display

Leap second to pause clocks at midnight tonight

Midnight will come later tonight as for the first time in three years an extra second is added to the official time set by atomic clocks

Saughall family appeal to find missing pregnant cat

Joanna Westwood is desperate to locate pregnant Lola

Venue and name change for former Little Budworth pre-school after 30 years

School will now be known as Cotebrook Pre-School

Sainsbury’s in Great Boughton raises £10,862 for Cheshire Search and Rescue

Customers can now vote which shortlisted local charity to support next

Double gold medal joy for Saltney Gymnastics Club

Matt Scott and Aoife Higgins take top spot at British NDP Championships

Hundreds sign Chester MP's petition to save Hoole bank

NatWest claims there are only 60 active customers of the branch

Chester student housing proposal at bakery backed by planners

But concerned council leader 'calls in' bid for site next to fire station

Chester cash machines scam leads to warning from police

Cash machine
But Cheshire Constabulary refuse to reveal location of targeted ATMs

Achievements honoured at University of Chester valedictory ceremony

Awards for voluntary work, sporting success and community involvement

Jury in child abuse trial of Farndon man sent home for ninth time

Farndon man Keith Stokes faces five sex offence charges

Malpas boy finds seven-leaf clover in his garden

Oscar Humphreys, eight, discovered the lucky plant in the garden

Saughall family appeal to find missing pregnant cat

Joanna Westwood is desperate to locate pregnant Lola
Former Burton Albion centre-back Ian Sharps has joined Chester FC

Ian Sharps completes move to Chester FC

Experienced defender becomes the club's signing of the sumer on a 12-month contract

Conference Call: Andy Monkhouse moves to Grimsby Town, Danny Wright joins Cheltenham Town

Andy Monkhouse celebrates scoring for Bristol Rovers against Chester with team-mates Ellis Harrison and Matty Taylor
A round-up of the latest news and player movements from the Vanarama National League

Luke George: What should Chester FC fans expect?

Chester FC manager Steve Burr with new signing Luke George
Southport fan and Liverpool Echo journalist John Siddle offers an informed opinion on the midfielder

Abbey Clancy unveiled as the new model for Reebok's workout range

Model Abbey Clancy shows off her incredible body as she fronts the new Reekbok range

User group appointed to steer St Mary's Centre in Chester

First group to help Theatre in the Quarter form future of St Mary's Centre
Matty Fagan honing his skills under the watch of trainer Anthony 'Arnie' Farnell

Matty Fagan unfazed by late switch of opponent

Ellesmere Port boxer now faces Adam Kettleborough in an English lightweight title eliminator at the Cheshire Oaks Arena on July 25

Cheshire Phoenix to face Manchester Giants in first game at new arena

Cheshire Phoenix start the 2015/26 BBL season away at Leeds Force before a home clash with Manchester Giants
Nix begin BBL season away to Leeds Force before new era at Cheshire Oaks gets underway with visit of North West rivals

Chlobo team up with Claire House Hospice for first charity collaboration

Chester based jewellery company launch Precious smiles charity bracelet

Women2day: Dying for a suntan?

The dangers of skin cancer

Wimbledon recipes: TV chef Alex Hollywood shows how to get creative with strawberries during the tennis championships

Wimbledon is returning on Monday June, 29 and Alex Hollywood serves up some tasty inspiration with her strawberry recipes

Wimbledon 2015: How much do you know about the oldest tennis tournament in the world?

Take our quiz to find out

Win tickets to see UB40 at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Founding members of UB40 - lead singer Ali Campbell, percussionist, trumpet player and vocalist Astro and keyboard player Mickey
Deadline for entries is Friday, July 3

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