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.

Labour prospective parliamentary candidate for Chester takes anti-fracking stance in election campaign

Tory MP Stephen Mosley accuses Labour of failing to consult public when in government

Elderly residents afraid to cross A56 Chester Road in Helsby fight for crossing

Residents of Lincoln Court in Helsby struggle to cross the busy A56 Chester Road
Campaign supported by Graham Evans MP

Multi-million pound leisure centre in Northwich branded a 'carbuncle'

Memorial Court in Northwich
Labour councillors for the town say £14m complex is an eyesore

Councillor raises questions over decision to build homes in Chester flood plain

Approved scheme off Sealand Road for 140 houses will see ground levels raised by six feet and a reservoir created

Winner announced in Capenhurst Nuclear Services Christmas card competition

Amber Tunstall from Capenhurst primary has been named the winner of the Capenhurst Nuclear Services (CNS) Charity Christmas Card Competition 2014. Also pictured are Chester MP Stephen Mosley, headteacher Claire Green, and David Slater, managing director of CNS
Primary school pupils asked to provide festive design with a ‘safety at Christmas time’ theme
Police say there has been an increase in car thefts in Ellesmere Port

Spike in car thefts in Ellesmere Port

Police urging people to ensure their vehicles' security

WATCH: The Roman Saturnalia parade in Chester

The Saturnalia parade in Chester 2014
Tomfoolery in Eastgate Street as emperor unleashes the Lord of Misrule

Cheshire police staff to strike on New Year's Eve

Blacon Police Station
Unions have contingency plans in case of any risk to life or limb

Chester MPs

Labour prospective parliamentary candidate for Chester takes anti-fracking stance in election campaign

Tory MP Stephen Mosley accuses Labour of failing to consult public when in government

Elderly residents afraid to cross A56 Chester Road in Helsby fight for crossing

Residents of Lincoln Court in Helsby struggle to cross the busy A56 Chester Road
Campaign supported by Graham Evans MP

Councillor raises questions over decision to build homes in Chester flood plain

Approved scheme off Sealand Road for 140 houses will see ground levels raised by six feet and a reservoir created

Motocross site in Ellesmere Port forced to close

Founder says council must come up with alternative site otherwise 'the day of young kids riding on the streets will come back'

University of Chester hosts visit by ex-foreign secretary William Hague

Former foreign secretary William Hague speaks to students from across city high schools at the University of Chester Riverside Campus
Former Tory leader talks about the beginning and end of his political career

Lord Mayor of Chester leads service of remembrance at Chester Cathedral

Watch a military parade through the city streets in 100th anniversary year of the start of the First World War

Cheshire Councillors

Chester Way underpass in Northwich

Residents vote against filling in Northwich underpass

Scrapping scheme for Chester Way subway will save council £500,000

Roman Saturnalia parade returns to Chester

Soldiers celebrate city's time as historic fortress of Deva

40.9% of motorists are breaking Helsby speed limit

Residents are calling on motorists to stick to the 30pmh speed limit on Chester Road in Helsby
New data-collecting device reveals worrying statistic in busy village with three schools

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