Three Queens in Liverpool have special meaning for Chester man

Peter Jones' father was a commercial artist who worked for Cunard

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

Northwich collision leaves motorcyclist injured

Cheshire Police
Biker taken to Aintree Hospital following accident involving white transit van on A49

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

Northwich garden makeover bid for youngster with muscular dystrophy

Ella, Dave, Gail, Matilda and Dillon Healey are hoping to win MyBuilder's garden transformation
Dillon Healey's family are hoping to win MyBuilder's garden transformation competition

Eccleston livestock manager forged documents over slaughtered cows

Timothy Misson's actions risked unsafe meat being processed for human consumption

Chester Tory chief Mike Jones survives leadership challenge after election defeat

Former council leader emerges triumphant after Cllr Mark Stocks put himself forward as alternative choice for local Conservatives

Chester Labour MP Chris Matheson back from his first week at Parliament

The city's new Member of Parliament talks to David Holmes about his hopes for the next five years and his first experience at 'Hogwarts'

Nepal earthquake: Hoole woman from Nepal in bid to bring dad to UK after earthquake

Maya Shyangba Hyolmo brother Nyima Gyaltsen and father Kaji Lama have been living in tents with little food or water
Maya Shyangba Hyolmo says it is part of her culture that she cares for her dad who cannot yet rebuild his home, following disaster which killed her mum

New Frodsham charity seeks to recycle bikes and encourage sustainable transport

Frodsham Bike Project founder Andy Pendleton
Frodsham Bike Project has helped more than 1,000 people since its creation seven months ago

Winners of first Cheshire's Community and Voluntary Arts Awards announced

Lord Mayor of Chester leads ceremony at Chester Town Hall

Chester diamond wedding anniversary couple still sparkling after 60 years

Chester historian Len Morgan and wife Joan celebrating wedding milestone

Joey Essex coming to Chester to sign his new book at WH Smith

Joey Essex will visit Cruise nightclub in Chester
The Only Way Is Essex star will be at Foregate Street store on May 28

Channel 4 Born Naughty? Chester doctor to star

Dr Ravi Jayaram, from the Countess of Chester Hospital
Countess of Chester Hospital Dr Ravi Jayaram teams up with Dr Dawn Harper from Embarrassing Bodies for new show
Motorists are complaining of lengthy queues on the A483

A483 Posthouse Roundabout traffic misery as motorists face four-mile tailback

The £6m roadworks have resulted in a queue back to Rossett with some drivers complaining of a two hour delay

Three Queens in Liverpool have special meaning for Chester man

Peter Jones' father was a commercial artist who worked for Cunard

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
Ricky Shakes brings valuable experience to the Boreham Wood squad

Meet the Vanarama National League newcomers: Boreham Wood

In the second of our six-part feature, we take a look at Conference South play-off kings Wood

Meet the Vanarama National League newcomers: Barrow AFC

Barrow striker Andy Cook battling with Colwyn Bay defender Anthony Stephens
Ambitious Bluebirds start our six-part feature looking at the new clubs entering the division for 2015-16

Jon McCarthy forecasts a more settled summer for Chester FC

Blues coach Jon McCarthy thinks having a more settled pre-season can make a 'big difference'
Coach identifies John Rooney, Craig Hobson and Ben Heneghan as players capable of further improvement
Cheers! The Pubs, Inns and Taverns of Chester can be seen at Chester History and Heritage

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from May 26 onwards

Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area

Wrexham Stiwt Theatre to stage new comedy The Committee

The Committee, a hilarious new observational drama by Peter Read, will be premiered at The Stiwt theatre in Rhos, near Wrexham, on Friday, June 19
Premiere of play by writer Peter Read comes to Rhos venue on June 19
Prince Edward speaks to chairman of Cheshire Phoenix, Mike Burton, at the opening of the Ellesmere Port Sports Village

Exciting times ahead, says Cheshire Phoenix chairman Mike Burton

New chairman on hand to witness opening of the £15m Ellesmere Port Sports Village, the Nix's home from next season

Wirral CP Boxing Club's Leon Cooney reaches national final

Leon Cooney with Wirral Community Police Boxing Club chairman Peter Phelan
The 13-year-old will take on Oxfordshire's Jimmy Doran in the 50kg final at the England Boxing Schools Championship

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

Calveley Primary School recently took delivery of a minibus

Calveley Primary School transform mud patch into landscape garden

Youngsters have been enjoying the great outdoors

10 of the best prom dresses on the high street including Topshop, ASOS, Miss Selfridge and more

Choosing the perfect prom dress can be tough, but we've got 10 of the best short and long dresses from Topshop, River Island, Virgos Lounge, ASOS and Miss Selfridge and more

Look inside: Contemporary converted barn in Ashton Hayes at £745K

Five bedrooms, a separate studio flat and underfloor heating

Nostalgia: University of Chester over the years

To mark its 175 year anniversary, we've dug out some memories

Women2day: V is for Vegan

A look at one local woman's  handmade vegan cosmetic business


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