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.

£37m Chester theatre project praised by Arts Council chairman

Sir Peter Bazalgette believes link up with library is forward-thinking vision

Bristol-Myers Squibb announces creation of 200 jobs in Chester

Highly-skilled positions the result of a new centre on Chester business park

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from October 24 onwards

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Events, Music & Gigs, Shows & Theatres and Exhibitions in the area

NHS workers at Countess of Chester Hospital go on strike over pay

Emergencies are covered during four hour action

Council and university blasted over Chester sport support

Paul Graham (far right), secretary of Chester and District Football League, with supportive Blacon Labour councillors Carolyn Graham, Marie Nelson and Reggie Jones who all oppose housing on the site
Developer puts in fresh housing application on playing fields site

Firefighters tackle blaze at derelict pub in Ellesmere Port

The fire at a building on Telford Road is being treated as suspicious

Dog died after being viciously attacked by animal loving owner

Nicholas Curran swung Sammy like an axe and threw him against a house during the incident in Frodsham

Can you match these iconic quotes to the right films?

A test of your famous film quote knowledge

Chester MPs

Upton Heath Primary School pupil gets a right royal reply

William Wright invites Prince William to his Shakespeare Schools Festival production

Chester MP Stephen Mosley visits Punch Tavern's Roadshow at racecourse

Leading pub lease company's roadshow hailed a knockout

Bristol-Myers Squibb announces creation of 200 jobs in Chester

Highly-skilled positions the result of a new centre on Chester business park

WATCH: Chester Diwali parade lights up city

Fifth annual event draws crowds to the city streets

Fury as Cheshire West and Chester Council budget debate brought forward

Cheshire West and Chester Council could be about to approve a two year freeze on council tax.
Tory administration moves date to October

Chester theatre planning application unanimously backed by councillors

Cross-party support for £37m cultural venue

Cheshire Councillors

Creative pupils rewarded at Schools in Bloom competition

'All year round' challenge inspires youngsters

Hero chosen to open new B&M store in Chester

Paul Banks to open the new B&M in the Forum Shopping Centre

Chester Grosvenor Museum welcomes Piva to perform 16th century dance and ballad music

Piva will be playing late 16th century popular dance and ballad music at the Grosvenor Museum in Chester on October 25
October 25 concert will mark the 450th anniversary of the birth of Shakespeare

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