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Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral is an ancient abbey and is a treasure of international importance that has played a significant part in shaping the history of the City. It still plays an important part in the spiritual, cultural and civic life of Chester and beyond.


Olympic silver medallist Mark Cavendish returns to Chester with second sportive

Rise Above Sportive will be back on August 28 following successful launch last year

Will Young to host concert at Chester Cathedral

Concert is to raise funds for Soi Dog Foundation on December 14

Chester Cathedral sheep removed after council hygiene concerns

Cathedral gives sheep away over fears toddlers may contract E Coli unless restrictions were imposed

The 6th Duke of Westminster in his own words

Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor on 'silver spoons' and his battle with depression, as told to The Chronicle in 2001

Lord Mayor of Chester leads city tributes following death of Duke of Westminster

Book of condolence opened at Chester Town Hall and flags are lowered to to half mast on civic buildings

Chester Cathedral: 'We did not mislead over new steps off City Walls'

Cathedral says staircase will support its falconry centre but are fundamentally 'for the benefit of visitors and residents alike'

The Olympic Torch in Chester in 2012 - A Handbag of Harmonies

Remember when the Olympic Torch set Chester alight in 2012

A picture gallery from the momentous occasion when the Olympic flame traversed the city

Chester choir raises cash for charity

Summer concert for The Chester Miscarriage Group

Adam Day snapped this photo of a poster at St Peter's Church in Waverton

Waverton church welcomes Pokémon Go players with open arms

Rector of St Peter's Church is inviting gamers to pop in as they hunt for characters

Cheshire Business Awards 2015: SAS Daniels Business Person of the Year Award, presented by partner and head of corporate Jeremy Orrell and partner and head of commercial Kaye Whitby, went to David Barlow of Barlows (UK) Ltd

2016 Cheshire Business Awards: Last chance to enter

Deadline for entries to 2016 competition is July 29

Cheshire Business Awards 2015: Bentley Motors Young Business Person of the Year Award, open to anyone aged under 35, presented by HR programme manager for Bentley Motors Phillipa Wright, went to Samuel McGarrigle, Beer Dock

2016 Cheshire Business Awards: Young business person

Spotlight on a category aimed at identifying future stars of the business community

Nine delightful afternoon teas to try in Chester this Afternoon Tea Week

Need some inspiration on where you can celebrate? Well, look no further


Cheshire stands with France against Nice atrocity

Chief Constable, city MP and Chester Cathedral express sadness and outrage at killings 

King's School Chester celebrate at prizegiving ceremony

Annual event is at Chester Racecourse

Cheshire Business Awards 2015: ScottishPower Business of the Year award for companies with up to 10 employees, presented by head of SME sales at ScottishPower Mark Pettican, went to Staycold

Cheshire Business Awards 2016: Business of the Year categories

Three different sections available for this prestigious award

Chester's hidden Roman barrack blocks will be revealed

New technology will be used to expose what lies beneath Chester Cathedral's Deanery Field

The Ice Cream Farm, Tattenhall has announced that it will be sponsoring a tractor at Chester Cathedrals Bricks in Motion exhibition

Lego project at Chester Cathedral attracts farm sponsor

Tattenhall Ice Cream Farm’s Lego tractor to make appearance this summer

Cathedral at Height views from the tower

Chester Cathedral to open later to encourage city centre summer visitors

Historic building taking part in CH1ChesterBID's Head Out Not Home campaign

Cheshire Business Awards 2015: Business Start Up Award, sponsored by Cheshire West & Chester Council and Blue Orchid, and presented by operations director at Blue Orchid Paul Ward, was won by Bexy Boo

2016 Cheshire Business Awards: Start Up and Innovation

Spotlight on two more categories in this year's awards scheme


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