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Countess of Chester Hospital

The Countess of Chester is the main NHS hospital for the Chester area with 625 beds. It was officially opened as such on May 30, 1984, but the accident and emergency wards were open from 1983, and a hospital has existed on site since 1829.

Incident at the English Provender Company in Saltney on Wednesday

Saltney factory worker kept in hospital overnight after chemical leak

Worker breathed in toxic vapours following leak at English Provender Company in Saltney

Susan's flying high with new career

Susan Sellers announced as new High Sherriff of Cheshire

Coffee morning hits all the right notes

Rock Choir raises money for Babygrow Appeal, Missing People and Chics charities

The man was stabbed in the toilets at Chester Railway Station

Three arrested after stabbing at station

Victim treated for wounds to the stomach after suspected assault at Chester Railway Station

Laura and Jessica Sandbach, Sally and Phoebe Tasker, Stacy, Jessica and Joe Bullock, Amy and Isla Scott, Andrea Ellams, Holly, James, Charlie and Esme

Toddler group fundraiser in honour of battling twins

Frodsham fundraiser in aid of Countess of Chester Babygrow Appeal

The man was stabbed in the toilets at Chester Railway Station

Man recovering from stomach stab wound

28-year-old victim recovering after being stabbed at Chester Railway Station

The former Co-op store in the Forum Shopping Centre will become Poundworld

Poundworld opens at Forum shopping mall

Thirty new jobs created at new Forum Shopping Centre store

The scene of the accident where the driver of this lorry suffered crush injuries

Lorry driver crushed by pallets

Man taken to Countess of Chester hospital after incident in Northgate Street

Staff at Tesco in Frodsham Street, took part in the national 'Let Your Hair Down' weekend

Fundraising fun for charity at city store

Tesco colleagues raise funds for Diabetes UK and the Countess of Chester Hospital’s Babygrow Appeal

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Man left with broken jaw outside pub

Man punched to the ground outside Sir Robert pub

Pat Daniels of the Chester Childbirth Appeal

Concern over move of bereavement room

Chester Childbirth Appeal charity concerned over relocation of Countess of Chester Hospital's bereavement room

Isobelle at two-days-old with mum Katie

Baby unit ‘too full’ to receive mum-to-be

No room at the Countess of Chester Hospital for mum in labour

Lesley Woodhead from the Countess of Chester Hospitals Babygrow Appeal and Jeff Banks, business development manager at BiG Storage

Ducks bed down before big race

Chester self-storage company BiG Storage came to the rescue of thousands of ducks looking for a new home for the next six months before they take to the River Dee to compete.

The boys were hit outside the University Church of England Academy in Ellesmere Port

Two boys hit by cars in Ellesmere Port

Pupils at University Church of England Academy hit by cars as they left school

Duncan Monteith, from Glan Conwy, who died in a car crash

Tributes paid to University of Chester student who died in a car crash

Masters student Duncan Monteith was a keen photographer and musician

Dr Maria Earl, a GP and cancer clinical lead on the Wirral, who opened the event.

Cancer summit in Ellesmere Port seeks to beat the illness

More than 80 people gather to raise awareness of cancer related issues

Wrexham Road in Bickerton has since been reopened

Freezing conditions cause two separate crashes

Two cars skidded on icy roads in Bickerton

The Hoole Way/ St Oswald's Way roundabout

Traffic delays after pedestrian injured

Man hurt in incident at Hoole Way/St Oswald's Way roundabout

Two Airbus workers have been disciplined for photos they took of the plane crash in which Gary Vickers and Kaye Clarke died

Airbus staff in plane crash photos rap

Workers at Airbus in Broughton disciplined after posting photographs online

Police advise drivers to avoid Kelsall Hill area

Two people hospitalised after crash in Kelsall

Emergency services called to the bottom of Kelsall Hill after four-car collision

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