Politics

The Conservative Party are in control of Cheshire West and Chester Council with 42 councillors with Labour having 32 and the Liberal Democrats 1. Chester has a Conservative MP, Stephen Mosley, while the rural Eddisbury constituency has long-standing Tory MP Stephen O'Brien. Ellesmere Port and Neston has Labour's Andrew Miller as MP while Tory Graham Evans is MP for Weaver Vale which covers Frodsham and Helsby.

Election 2015: We ask James Laing

We put five questions to the Eddisbury Labour candidate

Election 2015: We ask Stephen Mosley

We put six questions to the Chester Conservative candidate

Election 2015: We ask Stephen Ingram

The new Parliamentary candidate for Chester for Ukip Steve Ingram
We put six questions to the Chester Ukip candidate

Election 2015: We ask Chris Matheson

We put six questions to the Chester Labour candidate

Election 2015: We ask Antoinette Sandbach

We put five questions to the Eddisbury Conservative candidate

Kelsall teenager Alex Staniforth safe after avalanche on Mount Everest

Alex is shaken but safe at Camp 1 after reports that earthquake in Nepal leaves more than 400 dead

Beth Tweddle to judge Claire House Hospice dance competition

Dancing on Ice champion to sit on the other side of the desk

Fire breaks out at homeless hostel in Chester

A fire broke out at Richmond Court in Chester on Friday, April 24
Investigation under way following blaze at Richmond Court in Boughton

Chester MPs

Election 2015: We ask Stephen Mosley

We put six questions to the Chester Conservative candidate

Election 2015: We ask Stephen Ingram

The new Parliamentary candidate for Chester for Ukip Steve Ingram
We put six questions to the Chester Ukip candidate

Election 2015: We ask Chris Matheson

We put six questions to the Chester Labour candidate
The replica Eastgate Clock in Chester has now been fixed

Chester Eastgate Clock replica no longer going backwards in time

Action taken to fix replica Eastgate Clock face which was printed the wrong way round

Candidates for Cheshire West and Chester Council elections revealed

The candidates have been announced for the Cheshire West and Chester Council elections on May 7
Candidates announced for borough's 46 wards

LOOK INSIDE: Roomzzz Aparthotel Chester City

Scheme opens on site of former HMRC and DVLA centre in Norroy House

Cheshire Councillors

The replica Eastgate Clock in Chester has now been fixed

Chester Eastgate Clock replica no longer going backwards in time

Action taken to fix replica Eastgate Clock face which was printed the wrong way round

Election 2015: We ask Chris Matheson

We put six questions to the Chester Labour candidate

General Election 2015: Parliamentary candidates for Ellesmere Port

Your choices for MP for Ellesmere Port in the forthcoming election

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