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.

Chester Pride 2015 hailed 'biggest and best' yet

Chester was a riot of colour and thousands lined streets for annual diversity event

Jeremy Orrell, partner and head of corporate team at SAS Daniels, and Kaye Whitby, partner and head of commercial team at SAS Daniels join host Lucy Meacock to announce the Business Person of the Year at the 2104 Cheshire Business Awards

Cheshire Business Awards prepares to unveil winners at Chester Cathedral

Countdown to glittering ceremony at city centre landmark on October 2

Chester animal lover would break law to feed ducks this winter

'Chester duck lady' fears being criminalised by PSPO

Helsby shaken up by seismic survey

Residents say tests are causing vibrations to be felt in their homes

A new law banning smoking in cars carrying children and young people comes into force on October 1. Picture courtesy of British Lung Foundation/PA Wire

Chester council backs smoking ban for cars carrying children

Cheshire West and Chester Council urges all drivers to comply with new legislation or face £50 fine

Chester MP Chris Matheson mistaken for David Cameron

Community figures across the city have more famous 'doubles' - as we show you here

Garden Quarter residents to help develop a community plan for their local area

Cheshire West and Chester Council wants views on shaping the area

Alvanley volunteers backing campaign to tackle careless dog owners

Poo is sprayed pink as part of the council's Good Dog Ownership initiative

More than 9,000 Cheshire West children could have free school meals taken away

Speculation is mounting the government could scrap the scheme which provides catering for all infants

Temporary diversions are in place as works begin on the city's new bus interchange updated

Chester Gorse Stacks bus interchange work gets under way

Traffic diversions will be in place for a week from Monday, September 28

Angela Claydon is targeting empty homes across the borough

Empty homes total in Cheshire West and Chester reaches almost 4,100

Moves may see 900 long term vacant dwellings occupied but council wants residents views

Ellesmere Port MP made shadow health minister by Jeremy Corbyn

New Labour leader appoints Justin Madders to his ministerial team

Cllr Meardon, who is cabinet member for children and families, who is tasked with overseeing the PSPO process.

Cheshire West and Chester Council leader Samantha Dixon 'won't be next Simon Cowell!

Labour councillor quells fears over proposed Public Space Protection Order

Olympian Sharron Davies to officially open new Northwich leisure centre

Free day of family activities to officially open Memorial Court

Blacon's Clifton Drive housing plan leaves Chester residents divided

Question mark over whether sport will benefit or lose if Clifton Drive plan goes ahead

The playing fields in Clifton Drive which have been earmarked for up to 142 homes

Chester Clifton Drive homes scheme in flood plain goes to public inquiry

142 homes proposed for sports pitches off Sealand Road

Comedian Mark Thomas leads Chester PSPO protest 'lying-down' in city centre

Comedian admits that he normally wears a 'silk thong' in bed

Chester resident fears losing his home if Hoole park lodge is returned to community

Campaigner says her end goal is to get the council to buy Alexandra Park Lodge back

Helsby anti-fracking demonstration held outside parish council

Ellesmere Port, Elton and Frodsham are also in the area where seismic surveys are being conducted

Mark Thomas is known for his political comedy updated

Mark Thomas invites Cestrians for a 'sit-in' demonstration in Chester city centre

Comedian joins protests against the Public Space Protection Order proposed by Cheshire West and Chester Council


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