The giant IMAX cinema room at the new Cineworld in Broughton

Broughton Cineworld boosts shopping park trade

Broughton Shopping Park bosses say there has been a 'strong increase' in footfall since the cinema opened

Look inside: Chester Chronicle House student housing development taking shape

A visualisation of the new student housing development at Chronicle House in Chester
Closing stages of construction on city centre studio apartments ranging in price from £64,995-£74,995

Little Sutton £3m equine therapy centre proposed for people living with autism

An artist's impression of what The Westlake Equine Therapy Centre, proposed for Little Sutton, would look like
Approval sought for development in green belt on 10-hectare site

Chester's Old Palace up for grabs as possible offices or hotel

Historic building was built in 1751

Clutton campaigners win battle to stop 54 new homes being built in village

Clutton CE Primary School was at the heart of a council debate over whether to allow a 54-homes planning application in the village
Labour backs community protest despite warning of negative impact on need for school expansion

Hundreds turn out to see Joey Essex sign his book in Chester

Reality TV star was at WH Smith

Witnesses sought following incident outside Chester takeaway

Cheshire Police
A 34-year-old man has been charged in connection with alleged assault

Ellesmere Port giant queens parade through town on Sunday

Last year's Giants Parade in Ellesmere Port
Carnival highlight will see 30 gigantic Queen Elizabeth II figures make their way through town centre

Chester Tory leadership challenger launches damaging attack on Conservative CWaC chief Mike Jones

Councillor Mark Stocks
Cllr Mark Stocks says someone must take responsibility for party's embarrassing defeat

Seagull 'photobombing' Red Arrows captured by University of Chester student

Jade Coxon's incredible picture has sparked an internet sensation

WATCH: Chester Grosvenor Bridge jumper lives to tell the tale

Police on Grosvenor Bridge investigate reports of a man jumping into the River Dee
Man leaps more than 30 feet into waist high water in the River Dee

Duddon accident claims life of 64-year-old

Cheshire police
Male driver from Lichfield area collided with a tree on the A51

Three Queens Liverpool 2015: Thousands gather at the Mersey for fireworks display

Fireworks display over the Queen Mary 2
Show is part of Cunard 175th anniversary celebrations

Cheshire M56 overnight closures delayed

Overnight closures on the M56 in Cheshire will start on Thursday
Ten nights of disruption as part of the £192m A556 link between M56 and M6 will start on Thursday not Tuesday

Bunbury Village Day 2015 event inspired by hit ITV series Home Fires

Julie Summers, the author who inspired the latest TV drama Home Fires, officially opened the Bunbury Church Fete and signed copies of her book
TV and film theme to annual festival in village where drama programme was shot

Chester Polo Team victorious in international tournament

Event is held each May bank holiday at Chester Racecourse

Ashton Hayes community furious at lack of broadband for THIRD time in less than a year

Community have been beset with problems

West Cheshire College jobs at risk in Government funding cuts

The future of the West Cheshire College campus at Handbridge in Chester is in the balance
Almost 90 jobs could go across campuses in Chester and Ellesmere Port
The giant IMAX cinema room at the new Cineworld in Broughton

Broughton Cineworld boosts shopping park trade

Broughton Shopping Park bosses say there has been a 'strong increase' in footfall since the cinema opened

Chester's Old Palace up for grabs as possible offices or hotel

Historic building was built in 1751

Clutton campaigners win battle to stop 54 new homes being built in village

Clutton CE Primary School was at the heart of a council debate over whether to allow a 54-homes planning application in the village
Labour backs community protest despite warning of negative impact on need for school expansion
Blues boss Steve Burr

OPINION: Lack of summer recruitment need not be a concern for Chester FC supporters

No signings yet but Blues are in healthy position and patience could pay off, writes Jim Green

Jon Worsnop playing the middle man for Chester FC

Jon Worsnop in action for Chester FC during December's FA Cup clash at Barnsley
Goalkeeper says players interested in joining the Blues have been contacting him

Chester FC winger Craig Mahon relishing Tranmere Rovers clashes

Chester FC winger Craig Mahon
Irishman can't wait to pit his wits against club where his uncle Alan was a fans favourite
Nick Wright and Jessie Harris from Quintus Theatre Company rehearse for Heart's Desire at The Lantern Theatre in Liverpool

University of Chester drama students prepare for Liverpool theatre debut next month

Quintus Theatre Company graduates to stage Heart's Desire at Lantern on June 5-6

Nantwich Civic Hall welcomes comedian Bobby Mair

Comedian Bobby Mair
The Canadian is part of lineup for The Very Best In Stand Up on June 5
Chester Boughton Hall captain Lee Dixon will lead Cheshire on his home pitch this weekend

Cheshire go for T20 glory at Chester Boughton Hall

County skipper has 'exciting squad' lined up for Sunday's tournament

New Cheshire Phoenix general manager James Brice targeting big impact

Cheshire Phoenix have appointed James Brice as the club's full-time general manager, complimenting his role as assistant coach
Assistant coach Brice has been appointed to the full-time position of general manager and tells the Chronicle what his new role will entail

Royal wedding milliner creates hat for hotel's 150th anniversary

Laura Apsit Liven's £770 design for The Chester Grosvenor was inspired by Eastgate clock and the landmark hotel's interior

Nostalgia: Chester life through the years

Do you remember when the city looked like this?

Women 2day: The high heels debate

Cannes Film Festival fuels debate

Festival fashion: The 10 best picks for under £25 including playsuits, dresses and sandals

Festival season is just around the corner, so here are the top 10 best picks from the high street including Topshop, ASOS, River Island, Missguided and more

Win tickets to see Burt Bacharach at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Deadline for entries Friday, June 5

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