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.

Cameron celebrates Chester champions

Prime Minster David Cameron and wife Samantha welcome city greats to No 10 Downing Street

Women2day: A woman's right to choose

Why women should have the right to ask for a cervical smear test, even if they aren't due one

Council shells out more than £9,000 to hire its own town hall

Chester Town Hall
Cheshire West and Chester Council spent £9,208 to hire building for Local Plan inquiry

Council considers constitution change with no respect for others

Cheshire West and Chester Council leader Mike Jones wishes to remove Section 7 of authority's code of conduct

Cheshire police officers to go back on the beat as force face £7.8M cuts

Chief Constable Simon Byrne speaks to The Chronicle about issues facing the force

Minister Greg Clark signs £158m growth deal at Thornton Science Park

Deal will create 12,000 jobs and 5,000 new homes

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from February 27 onwards

Sold as Soul Club brings more rare and underplayed Northern Soul to Alexander's in Chester tonight
Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area

Work to fix Posthouse Roundabout traffic lights delayed as engineer was stuck in jams

Some motorists delayed for up to two hours after temporary signals at the A483 junction with Wrexham Road got stuck on red

Chester MPs

Cameron celebrates Chester champions

Prime Minster David Cameron and wife Samantha welcome city greats to No 10 Downing Street

Removal of Helsby phone boxes called off

This phone box opposite Bates Lane was one of the three BT proposed to remove
Villagers backed a campaign to retain the public amenities

Council boss's threat to sue Countess of Chester Hospital

Consultant's letter over loss of sexual health service was deemed 'potentially libellous'
Judging of the Chester Food Drink and Lifestyle Festival Sausage Competition at the North West Food Research Development Centre at the University of Chester

Chester Food Drink and Lifestyle Festival chooses Sausage of the Year finalists

Winners will be unveiled at major event to be held at Chester Racecourse over Easter

Council considers constitution change with no respect for others

Cheshire West and Chester Council leader Mike Jones wishes to remove Section 7 of authority's code of conduct

£20m town centre hub in prospect for Ellesmere Port

Big boost for town plus potential for up to 2,000 new homes

Cheshire Councillors

Judging of the Chester Food Drink and Lifestyle Festival Sausage Competition at the North West Food Research Development Centre at the University of Chester

Chester Food Drink and Lifestyle Festival chooses Sausage of the Year finalists

Winners will be unveiled at major event to be held at Chester Racecourse over Easter

Frodsham councillors voice car park concerns

Eddisbury Square, Frodsham
But Eddisbury Square landlords reiterate commitment to providing free parking and ongoing investment

Area around King Charles Tower in Chester to get a facelift

£200,000 plan led by Chester Renaissance

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