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Ellesmere Port

Ellesmere Port is a large industrial town and port in Cheshire, England. It is situated South of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal, and to the north of the city of Chester.

Protests by campaigners to halt the spreading of road planings on picturesque Cuckoo Lane in Little Neston have led to a redesigned scheme which has now been completed

Picturesque path has peaceful future

Cuckoo Lane near Neston has been restored thanks to campaigners

Scouts step up to hiking challenge

William Ashworth and Joseph Tulleth from the 1st Great Sutton Scouts who collected the senior prize in the 2014 Cheshire Hike
Ellesmere Port and District Scouts compete in Cheshire Hire

Joe’s sporting experience in South Africa

West Cheshire College student Joe Vickers with West Cheshire College vice principal Caroline Fidmont
West Cheshire College student's volunteer trip to Cape Town

Healthy cooking on offer at centre

Community food workers Anna Simpson and Galina Nasteva
Free sessions on offer at Ellesmere Port Civic Hall

Every guide dog has its day thanks to store’s big gift

Marks & Spencer destination store at Cheshire Oaks raises £25,000 for guide dog charity
A-level physics students from Neston High School have been visiting CERN in Switzerland

Teenagers’ trip to the edge of science

Students at Neston High School take a trip to CERN

Regional foodbank use is at record high level

Almost 12,000 adults and 6,700 children received foodbank parcels in 2013-14
ALMOST 12,000 adults and 6,700 children were provided with emergency supplies by Cheshire’s foodbanks during the last financial year.

Exhibition reveals new details of city's £37m cultural centre

A newly-released image of the cultural centre's exterior
Images of how Chester's new theatre, library and cinema complex could look
Jenny Tinmouth in action at the first round of the British Superbikes at Brands Hatch over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Jenny on track after good start

Chester-born, Ellesmere Port race ace Jenny Tinmouth happy with Superbikes season opener at Brands Hatch

Boxing: Paul Butler lands world title shot against Stuart Hall

Paul Butler aiming for world title against Stuart Hall
Chester-born fighter to face Hall in Newcastle on June 7 for IBF bantamweight crown

Funding blow angers GB star Jo

Great Britain's Jo Leedham, in action at London 2012, believes the sport will suffer from funding cuts.
Chester-born Team GB Olympian Jo Leedham angered at UK Sport withdrawal of basketball funding.
A-level physics students from Neston High School have been visiting CERN in Switzerland

Teenagers’ trip to the edge of science

Students at Neston High School take a trip to CERN

Stylish visit to Paris for hairdressing students

West Cheshire College hairdressing students outside the Wella World Studio in Paris
West Cheshire College hairdressing students visit Wella World Studio

Historians focus on museum’s origins

Olwyn Dodd, whose father William (Billy) Hughes spent his working life in what is now the National Waterways Museum, and Boat Museum Society chairman Di Skilbeck MBE
Volunteer’s talk on the origins of the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port
Police erected a tent outside the Liverpool Arms in Northgate Street after the incident last November

Man jailed for killing victim outside city pub with single punch

Kevin Gardner of Ellesmere Port sentenced to five years for manslaughter of Ronald Hayes in Chester

Man jailed for sex offence on underage boy

Chester Crown Court
Ellesmere Port man jailed for rubbing baby oil into teenage boy’s back and breaching sexual offences prevention order

Complex police operation cracks cocaine gang

Joseph Cooper, who was said to have played a leading role in the enterprise
Five men jailed for drug dealing enterprise in Ellesmere Port and Chester

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