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.

The Gruffalo opens at Clwyd Theatr Cymru today

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from September 30 onwards

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

Blacon teenager vows to beat cancer

Tiffany's determined to continue with her university plans, despite gruelling treatment

Chester city stink caused by muck spreaders

Environment Agency says unsavoury pong caused by farmers in Christleton


Chester duck race is top of the bill

Crowds watch the action on the River Dee

Gail Young's new play Bothered and Bewildered can be seen at the Forum Studio Theatre in Chester in October

Chester playwright breaks hip but the shows must go on

Gail Young suffers mishap during build-up to new play Bothered and Bewildered at Forum Studio Theatre from October 14

Chester Duck Race: a quacking gallery

Our feathered friends help raise funds for the Countess of Chester Hospital Babygrow Appeal

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at Chester Cathedral

Chester: Charles and Camilla charm the crowds during whistle-stop tour of city

Royal couple pack in visits to Lache, Cathedral, Airbus and Countess of Chester Hospital

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, visits the Countess of Chester Country Park

Chester: Prince Charles and Camilla en route to the city

Barriers go up in Abbey Square in advance of the royal visit

Mystery surrounds royal visit to Chester on Friday

Earl and Countess of Chester to watch an excerpt from the historic Chester Mystery Plays

Air Ambulance

Westminster Park: Four hospitalised following serious accident

North West Air Ambulance called to the scene of the accident at around 6pm

Countess of Chester Hospital

Countess of Chester Hospital misses NHS cancer treatment target

Hospital's deputy chief executive says target is 'difficult' but they're committed to achieving it

Charles and Camilla are to visit Lache as part of a tour of Chester

Chester royal visit: Charles and Camilla to visit Lache

Royal couple to tour youth support centre, Chester Cathedral and Countess of Chester Country Park

Three-year-old Drew Till and his sister 10-year-old Lexie of Ellesmere Port

Your Champions: Lexie Till of Ellesmere Port nominated

Nominate your hero for a Your Champions award

Ellesmere Port Hospital: Centenary garden planned

Garden at Chester Road hospital to benefit dementia patients

The area of Chester City Walls where a man is believed to have fallen

Chester City Walls: Man suffers head injuries after falling from historic landmark

Mystery surrounds early hours incident in which male victim believed to have sustained a fractured skull

Boughton: Elderly couple hospitalised after house fire

Couple escape kitchen fire after being alerted by fire alarms fitted just two days before

Stoak: Elderly couple in serious condition following crash

The man and woman, both in their 70s, remain in hospital following the crash at Little Stanney Lane in Chester

Chester MP Stephen Mosley cleared of misusing envelopes

Stephen Mosley MP gives assurances over House of Commons correspondence

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