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Cheshire West and Chester Council

Cheshire West and Chester is a unitary authority area with borough status, in the ceremonial county of Cheshire. It was established in April 2009 as part of the 2009 structural changes to local government in England, by virtue of an order under the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007. It replaced the boroughs of Ellesmere Port and Neston, Vale Royal and Chester District and its council took over the function of the former Cheshire County Council within its area.

Sandiway Round Tower: landmark could be rebuilt by Christmas

Planning application to go before Secretary of State for final decision

Cheshire Nix's management trio of John Lavery, John Coffino and Mike Burton.

New home will be key for Nix

Basketball: Chairman Andrew Donaldson says new home in Ellesmere Port can take Cheshire Phoenix onto next level

Sandiway Round Tower: landmark could be rebuilt by Christmas

Application subject to approval by Secretary of State

Dale Barracks Chester welcomes 2 Mercian Regiment

Families enjoy a Poppy Picnic as Second Battalion Mercian Regiment settles into its new home

Sutton Green Primary School youngster wins SMILE creative writing campaign

Jessica Weston is winner of Cheshire West and Chester Council's campaign to attract new carers and adopters

Chester trade unionists support Care UK workers

West Cheshire Trade Council targets Chester office of national company


Siege of Chester: Roundheads and Cavaliers battle it out

Watch:  Earl of Manchester's Regiment of Foote reenact Chester's role in the English Civil War at Dean's Field

Northwich: Lion Salt Works to feature on BBC Radio 4

Programme to hit the airwaves on August 21

WATCH: Chester City Walls new heritage centre to open

Enthusiasts open an Interpretation Centre to share the extensive history of Chester's Walls with visitors

Martin Peter Sallis of Great Sutton staged a racist attack on an Islamic cultural centre being built in Ellesmere Port

Ellesmere Port 'mosque' subject to racist attack by alcoholic

Martin Peter Sallis of Great Sutton drew swastikas and KKK symbols on bunting hung outside proposed Islamic cultural centre

Increase in school sex exclusions

Children attending state-run Cheshire schools excluded for 'sexual misconduct' has trebled

Dumping 'disgrace' as visitor attraction bid fails

Cheshire West and Chester Council uses Grade II listed Dee House as 'storage facility' as plans for attraction fall through

Regeneration vision for city's 'forgotten' Rows

Chester Renaissance to seek funding to put Chester's historic Rows 'back on the map'

Exotic dancers at the Platinum Lounge in Bridge Street, Chester, Emma Louise and Alexia with manager Nigel Woodhouse.

Lap dancing club wins right to strip - for six months

Lap dancing club the Platinum Lounge has had its sex entertainment licence renewed by CWaC

Labour hopeful calls for better services at rail station

Justin Madders calls for improvements to rail services in his Ellesmere Port and Neston

An artists impression showing the Northgate Development adjacent to the Town Hall.

Chester Northgate Development: John Lewis targeted

Quest for prestigious store includes House of Fraser and Fenwick

Campaign proclaims victory after centre for is saved

Much loved Mulberry Centre in Sealand Road to stay after threat of closure is lifted

Student designs developed for education centre

University of Chester students create learning resources for Recycle First Education Centre in Winsford

Countess of Chester Hospital given green scheme boost

Hospital benefits from Cheshire West and Chester Council's metal recycling plan

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