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There are more than 150 schools in Cheshire West, including nursery schools, infant schools, primary schools, secondary schools, special schools and a pupil referral unit. There are also colleges such as West Cheshire College, the College of Law and Sir John Deane's College and the University of Chester.

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

WATCH Chester: Camilla Duchess of Cornwall meets patients and staff at Countess of Chester Hospital

Royal visitor opens new Haygarth Building and Country Park

WATCH Chester: Charles and Camilla greeted by crowds in Lache as city visit gets under way

Primary school pupils and families at support centre welcome royal couple

University of Chester denies any plans for student accommodation in Queen's Park

Former call centre owned by Lloyds Banking Group on Queen's Park Road, Chester
Speculation continues over what will happen to former bank site overlooking River Dee

A day in the life: Branch secretary, Deeside District Oddfellows, Denise Turner

Making friends, helping people

University of Chester student becomes millionaire after scooping jackpot on Ladbrokes lottery

Jiratchaya Klongkarn, 29, a business administration masters degree student at Chester celebrates becoming a Ladbrokes millionaire
Student picked her lucky numbers

Schools

Cholmondeley teenager Rachael Farrington with Prime Minister David Cameron

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GCSE results 2014: Neston High School

100% of students achieve at least five passes

GCSE results 2014: Whitby High School

All smiles from Whitby High head Bryn Heeley and two of his successful students
Students full of smiles and joy as they received their GCSE results

University of Chester

Former call centre owned by Lloyds Banking Group on Queen's Park Road, Chester

University of Chester denies any plans for student accommodation in Queen's Park

Speculation continues over what will happen to former bank site overlooking River Dee

Chester: Work begins to fix collapsed short-cut near university

Work has started to fix the collapsed Rock Lane which links Parkgate Road and Liverpool Road in Chester
Repairs to Rock Lane between Liverpool Road and Parkgate Road could be complete by Christmas

Cheshire landmarks to explore on Heritage Open Days

Inside Chester Cathedral
Cheshire is bursting with culture and classic architecture and some of these historic buildings will open their doors to the public this week

Colleges

Nicki Almond with son Leighton age 3 and memory boxes for her two stillborn children. Nicki is raising money for more memory boxes at Arrowe Park and a new bereavement suite at the Hospital in the Wirral.

West Cheshire College officer raising money to help bereaved couples

Nicki Almond and husband Kenny hope to help fund a bereavement suite at Arrowe Park Hospital

College apprenticeship gains Ellesmere Port supervisor promotion

A college apprenticeship has gained an Ellesmere Port supervisor promotion

West Cheshire College: cadets recognised in regional awards

Health and social care cadets congratulated for their hard work and achievements

Public Schools

The Grange School at Hartford

GCSE results 2014: The Grange School

Open-water swim champion gets top marks in GCSEs

GCSE results 2014: Abbey Gate College

Sophia Hiley - 5 As, 3Bs and a distinction in OCR Level 2 National First Certificate in ICT; Naomi Craig - 4A*s, 3 As, 3Bs; Rachel Mason - 3As, 3Bs, 2Cs and a distinction in OCR Level 2 National First Certificate in ICT; Samindi Thenuwara - 3A*s, 4As, 2Bs and a distinction in OCR Level 2 National First Certificate in ICT
Headmistress praises efforts of all pupils and staff

GCSE results 2014: The Queen's School

Friends Jessica Willis, from Chester, Lauren Evans, from Chester, Sara Salim, from Chester Amy Clarkson, from Tarvin and Phoebe Rothery, from Malpas, celebrate their results
Chester girls schools celebrates some of its best GCSE results ever

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