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Suspected arsonists target derelict Ellesmere Port school

Fire crews say last night's fire was started deliberately

Prayers for Chester and Ellesmere Port homeless community at 49-year-old's funeral

Paul Feek's tragic death is the latest among a number within the homeless community over the past 12 months

Father of Gary Speed says son would be so proud of Wales team reaching Euro 2016

Roger Speed, father of Wales hero Gary, of Chester, says his son's 'ultimate aim' was for his team to get to a major tournament

Principal and his deputy leave West Cheshire College

Principal and chief executive of West Cheshire College Nigel Davies
An interim principal has been appointed at the college which has bases in Chester and Ellesmere Port 

Ex-police officer on trial for Chester exposure is a convicted offender

Kevin Dwyer arriving at Chester Crown Court to face trial on a charge of exposure. Picture by Andy Kelvin/Kelvinmedia
Kevin Dwyer, 41, denies incident on Francis Street in July last year

Alder Hey Hospital wins top design award

The new £250m Alder Hey in the Park
Design of Liverpool hospital for children was inspired by Chester teenager's drawings

Ellesmere Port grandad killed in accidental house fire, inquest decides

Victor Horton and his great granddaughter Olivia
Granddaughter pays tribute to her 'funny and loveable' grandfather who was her 'best friend'

Blacon High School hoax call: Council contact schools with safety advice

Blacon High School could do better according to Ofsted
Follows a hoax phone call made yesterday which led to school evacuation

Recap: Richard Bromley death by careless driving trial

Claudia Williams live
Bromley, from Great Boughton, accused of causing the death of his girlfriend Claudia Williams in 2013

Arrest made at Chester address in connection with incident in Liverpool

Police are appealing for information following a fatal collision in Tarporley
Police made arrests at five addresses in the UK

Chester MP attacks lack of M56 investment by government

Chris Matheson MP has laid into the Government over a lack of investment on a stretch of the M56 running between Chester and Runcorn.
Chris Matheson says economic growth in the region is being stifled by motorway problems

Man seriously injured in Mickle Trafford smash

Generic shot of a Cheshire police car for file and online use
Accident victim remains in a stable condition at Walton Hospital in Liverpool

Could the next James Bond be from Ellesmere Port?

Twitter fans seem to think so

Can you help trace man wanted in connection with sexual assault in Ellesmere Port?

Police have released an e-fit image of a man they want to speak to

Helsby High commended for results in top 10% in the country

School picks up award from Schools, Students and Teachers Network

Richard Bromley would do 'anything' to change the night Claudia Williams was killed, trial hears

Claudia Williams
The 23-year-old is called to the stand to give evidence in his trial accused of causing death by careless driving

New Lord Mayor of Chester takes up chain of office

Clrr Angela Claydon will be assisted by her daughter Sally Burgess as Lady Mayoress

Boughton fun day to raise cash for charity

Danielle Woosnam is raising funds for Hope for Children by walking the Great Wall of China and organising a fun day in Boughton
Event at Cross Foxes pub to raise money for Hope for Children

Ryanair predicts Liverpool airport flight prices will fall by 7% this year

Budget airline predicts lower prices and more affordable baggage costs that could signal a price war.

Chester Zoo TV documentary gets green light for second series

The Secret Life of the Zoo averaged 2.7m viewers every episode

Traditional Chester pub gets extra protection in law

Campaign for Real Ale is behind listing of city centre pub

Ellesmere Port's new mayor blown into office

Peter Rooney succeeded Lynn Clare as mayor of Ellesmere Port at the annual mayor making. Left to right new deputy mayor Karen Shore, mayoress Sharon Rooney and the new mayor.
Charity to be supported will be for those with eating disorders

Cheshire Euromillions £187k prize is claimed

Winner with ticket from April 5 draw has claimed their prize

New Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner goes on the beat

Newly-elected Labour commissioner David Keane is spending his first days meeting officers and police staff

Dementia care book donated to Frodsham and Helsby libraries

Confidence to Care aims to provide advice to those supporting a loved one with the disease

Ellesmere Port cancer volunteer receives award

Ellesmere Port cancer volunteer Sue Yates
Outstanding ability to recognise people's needs

Chester charity dog walk to last 177 miles

Christian Wright will set off on a charity walk of Offa's Dyke with his black Labrador George to raise cash for Vision Support
Christian Wright hopes to raise cash for a 140 year old charity

Obese pets fighting the flab at Northwich vets

Moffi and Sebastian are pictured with proud owner Jacqueline Nicholson, Abbeycroft vet Jamie Finney (left) and head nurse Katie Hartnoll
Does your cat or dog need a new diet and exercise regime?

Willaston shed theft prompts police alert

A T16 Westwood lawn mower was stolen from a shed in Willaston
Residents reminded to be on their guard and consider shed alarms and CCTV

Cheshire welcomes direct China air route

Manchester-Beijing flights will bring economic benefits worth millions to Cheshire and the North 

England star Jamie Vardy to wed at Cheshire castle this Wednesday

Chester's Anya Bentham launches children's cancer appeal

Young Chester designer is finalist in international competition

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LJLA’s air service development manager Paul Winfield with Flybe’s UK general manager (North and ROI) Andrea Hayes, celebrating Flybe’s latest route from Liverpool to Cornwall Airport Newquay

Liverpool Airport to Cornwall - new summer route to Newquay announced

May half-term: Things to do in and around Chester

Win pair of tickets to supercar festival

Drama students at West Cheshire College in Ellesmere Port are to stage one of the most performed plays in the USA. Pic supplied by WCC

West Cheshire College students stage one of the most performed plays in America

Newton Athletic FC celebrate 25th anniversary year

Head of the Queen's Lower School Rachel Cookson with staff and infant pupils

Chester school's infant department to grow this September

Image 6 for 'The many faces of Welsh Hollywood actor Spencer Wilding' gallery

Doctor Who actor and comic book artists sign up to Chester Comic Con

Ibiza Carnival hits Chester midsummer

Chester nurse, wife, mum and grandma remembered at Delamere Forest Race for Life

Your pictures of the Red Arrows over Chester

Blue Planet Aquarium sponsored Ellesmere Port Town Ladies FC during the 2015/16 season

Blue Planet Aquarium praises Ellesmere Port women's football team

Bolesworth 2016 welcomes Olympic medallists with the midas touch

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