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.

Search is on for our Pet of the Year 2014

Picture gallery of our first entries from Ellesmere Port

Green light for £180m power plant at Hooton Park

Artist's impression of the £180m proposed new Biossence waste facility at Hooton Park, which has been given planning permission
70 new jobs in prospect

People power puts paid to Urenco parking plan

Capenhurst residents object to nuclear site's car parking plan

Lorry driver arrested after man killed in M53 crash released on police bail

Emergency services at an RTC on M53 between Junction 3 and 4, Wirral. The M53 was closed at junction 3
Two people remain seriously ill in hospital following nine-vehicle smash on Wirral

Anti-fracking campaigners in Chester and Ellesmere Port clash with council

Cheshire West and Chester Council did not carry our environmental assessments at gas drill sites

Pet of the Year 2014: Our first entries from Ellesmere Port

Could your pet be our winner?

Capenhurst Primary School get special visit from Mayor of Ellesmere Port

Headteacher delighted at family barbeque success

Your Flickr pictures: Farming

A collection of your pictures from our Flickr group
Cheshire Phoenix chairman Andrew Donaldson

Cheshire Phoenix chairman says success is the only option

Big Interview: Nix chairman Andrew Donaldson speaks on his hopes for success and the challenges of running a professional sports club

Golf: Ellesmere Port's Dave Waterhouse claims glory in Fightmaster Cup

Ellesmere Port golfer Dave Waterhouse with the Fightmaster Cup
One-armed golfer part of Team Europe win over USA in Ryder Cup-style competition in Scotland

Disability no handicap for golf ace David

David Waterhouse, pictured after securing the Fightmaster Cup with Team Europe in Chicago in 2012.
Ellesmere Port golfer David Waterhouse to compete at the Fightmaster Cup in Scotland this week

Capenhurst Primary School get special visit from Mayor of Ellesmere Port

Headteacher delighted at family barbeque success

Volunteers help children develop love of learning

Passion for Learning's managing director Diane Clark (left) and director Professor David Brigden are presented with a cheque by Jane Harris, from the Morgan Foundation, which will help ensure volunteers like Gwyneth Doggett and Judy Armstrong can continue encouraging youngsters like Tommy
Passion for Learning operates in 20 Cheshire schools and is seeking new volunteers

Chester Freshers 2014: Student GP Guide

Your essential guide to doctors' surgeries for students new to Chester
Chester Magistrates Court

Son threw bowl of ice cream and fruit at 72-year-old mum

Patricia Murray was left bleeding after the incident in Ellesmere Port

Chester home-help sentenced for stealing jewellery

Susan Drammeh of Halton Road sentenced to 12 months in prison at Chester Crown Court

Ellesmere Port: Teenager charged with rape

Chester Magistrates Court
A 15 year old boy from Ellesmere Port has appeared in court charged with rape and sexual assault

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