Midwives at Countess of Chester Hospital win top award

Team wins accolade at Royal College of Midwives awards ceremony

Waverton businessman banned from being a company director

Alan Proto, a businessman from Waverton, who has been banned from being a company director for 12 years
Insolvency Service investigation reveals Alan Proto created false documentation to try to transfer assets worth more than £1m

Former Chester MP Gyles Brandreth on bill for Malfest

He joins poets, musicians and writers for annual festival

University of Chester tight-lipped over West Cheshire College site

The future of the West Cheshire College campus at Handbridge in Chester is in the balance
Vice chancellor Professor Tim Wheeler says "an awful lot of speculation goes on"

Spread of studentification in Chester could be halted by proposed planning measure

Cheshire West and Chester Council considers Article 4 direction to control houses of multiple occupation

Council corruption inquiry reveals three cases of wrongdoing

HQ building in Chester
Freedom of Information request reveals that three cases were upheld in 2012

General Election: What do you want for Chester and Ellesmere Port?

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Malpas residents back petition to save play area

Campaign to protect land being used by developers

Tarporley residents vote to oppose new unwanted housing

Every person at meeting objected to the plans

'My beloved Karol will live on in our baby son Brian'

Fiancée of chef killed in Hoole accident talks to David Holmes about life without her beloved Karol

Rate of school field sell-offs doubles in past two years

Highfield Community Primary School in Blacon was first school in Chester to sell off land

Chaos at Countess of Chester Hospital as man threatens to jump from roof

The scene at the Countess of Chester Health Park on Wednesday night as police arrested a man on the roof of the Jubilee Day Centre
Police helicopter called to Jubilee Day Centre as officers cordoned off area

WATCH: How Chester Zoo's new Islands project will look

A timelapse video of the new £30m Islands exhibition which will open in June

Baby rhino dies at Chester Zoo

Female calf Fara died on Tuesday, March 3

Whitby man in semi-final of Great British Sewing Bee on BBCTV

Paul Clarke, from Whitby, will appear on the third series of Great British Sewing Bee
Paul Clarke one of five remaining contestant in popular BBC show

Dot com millionaire's Chester home up for sale

Simon Nixon is selling his Boughton home for £1.65m

Chester crowds go crazy for Kardashians star Scott Disick

The Lord visits Rosies nightclub on Northgate Street

Latest pictures from World Book Day in Chester

Fifth gallery of your creative costumes

The Big Election Survey: Tell us what issues matter to you

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Our simple survey takes a couple of minutes and gives you the opportunity to tell us what you think from the state of the NHS to the studentification of Chester

Chester street life through the decades

Streets of Chester in times gone by
Chester manager Steve Burr

We are ready for Wrexham, declares Chester FC boss Steve Burr

Experienced manager excited for the 'biggest derby outside of the Football League'

Chester and Ellesmere Port News Quiz of the Week

How many questions can you get right based on events of the past seven days?

Young Lache football coach trains with the Blues

Jay Gilmartin lands coaching role with Chester FC Community Trust
The Harmonettes will present their new show Dorothy's War at Whitby Hall on March 19

Ellesmere Port Whitby Hall is the venue for new show by The Harmonettes

Trio present First World War musical Dorothy's War on March 19

North Wales Jazz welcomes Chetham's Jazz Ensemble to Llay RBL

Chetham's Jazz Ensemble, led by saxophonist Alexander Bone, are the guests of North Wales Jazz on March 17
Rising stars of jazz will be in action at club event on March 17

WATCH: Paul Butler weighs-in ahead of Zolani Tete world title fight

The challenger from Ellesmere Port tipped the scales at 8 stone 3 llbs

WATCH: Paul Butler laughs off Zolani Tete threats to 'break his nose' and 'knock him out'

Paul Butler and Zolani Tete
South African made the bold, and somewhat strange, claim during today's final press conference              

Saltney fancy dress shop wins MP's Small Business Award

Be Dazzled Bazaar is recommended by customers

Chester street life through the decades

Streets of Chester in times gone by

Look: Have a look around one of Cheshire's most expensive properties at £6.5M

A swimming pool, billiard room, a butler's pantry and 115 acres of land with your own lake

Chester and Ellesmere Port News Quiz of the Week

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