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.

Simon Gildea decides to Let it Grow in memory of his sister

Angela Gildea died in 2002, aged 32, of breast cancer

Concerns over impact of North Wales maternity service shake-up on Countess of Chester Hospital

One option being considered means hundreds of expectant mums from Wrexham could have to drive miles if services at Maelor hospital are downgraded

Family's plea to NHS to fund drug to give their son a normal life

Carmella De Lucia talks to parents of teenager Matthew Jones who has a rare kidney disease and desperately needs a drug not available on the NHS to save his life          

Chester miracle man survives 20 feet fall on to railings

Tom Blythin admits he is lucky to be alive after trying to climb up to friend's bedroom window

The B5129 Saltney Ferry Road in Saltney is closed after a crash

Saltney road closed after crash

Car left the road and collided with a hedge in the incident on the Saltney Ferry Road

Cheshire Police

Man left with head injuries in attack outside Chester TV shop

In critical condition following attack outside Richer Sounds

Police recover body of a man following incident in Great Sutton

No suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident which took place on Monday night

Tom Swift

Broughton toddler inspires campaign to find hundreds of donors

Parents launch Tom’s Army Against Blood Cancer campaign to get 500 people to sign the bone marrow transplant register

Planning approval has been granted for 90 houses on this site at the Countess of Chester Hospital

Ninety homes approved for land at Countess of Chester Hospital

NHS Property Services now plan to sell Upton Grange land to developer

Chester Races: Bosses hail record crowds but others lament quiet day

Racecourse bosses say Family Fun Day was highest recorded Sunday attendance in country

Chris Hulse and Andy White, organisers of the MBNA Chester Marathon

Chester Marathon pumped more than £1m into local economy, figures show

Research conducted by the event organisers also reveal it raised £700,000 for charities last year

Hospice of the Good Shepherd gets new wheels

Retired business man and his wife donate car to Backford hospice

Super siblings organise coffee morning in aid of Babygrow Appeal

Holly and John Allwood raised £80 for The Countess of Chester charity

The scene of accident on the A51 close to the Tarvin roundabout which led to 11 injuries with nine people taken to hospital

Tarvin A51 crash: Two young children airlifted to hospital

Ambulance service confirms 12 people hurt in collision involving three vehicles

Rush-hour accident hits Chester commuters

Cheshire Police say there were no significant injuries in the accident near the Countess of Chester Hospital

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