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.

Neston student seeks apology after servicemen exposed during Britain’s nuclear tests

Son of nuclear testing veteran calls on Government to say sorry for harm caused by fallout during 1950s and 1960s tests

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire - from September 17 onwards

Jasper Carrott
Events, music, shows and exhibitions coming up in the area

NHS bosses admit Delamere Street centre 'isn't beautiful'

Health chiefs hope new health centre will create advantages for patients

Former Chester MP Gyles Brandreth says he was abused in his updated book

Writer, broadcaster and former Chester MP Gyles Brandreth
Ex-MP says immediate predecessor had reputation as a 'pervert' but he can't shed light on veracity of the claims

Chester: Charles and Camilla charm the crowds during whistle-stop tour of city

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at Chester Cathedral
Royal couple pack in visits to Lache, Cathedral, Airbus and Countess of Chester Hospital

Chester Zoo: Founder's daughter to make appearance in episode of TV's Our Zoo

June Williams seen as protester against her family's bid to establish tourist attraction in 1930

Athletes from Ellesmere Port, Chester and Neston sponsored walk to summit of Great Orme

'Special Olympics' initiative tackles well-known landmark

Neston student seeks apology after servicemen exposed during Britain’s nuclear tests

Son of nuclear testing veteran calls on Government to say sorry for harm caused by fallout during 1950s and 1960s tests

Chester MPs

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at Chester Cathedral

Chester: Charles and Camilla charm the crowds during whistle-stop tour of city

Royal couple pack in visits to Lache, Cathedral, Airbus and Countess of Chester Hospital

WATCH Chester: Camilla Duchess of Cornwall meets patients and staff at Countess of Chester Hospital

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, visits the Countess of Chester Country Park
Royal visitor opens new Haygarth Building and Country Park

Cheshire West and Chester: Council leader declines to comment on unification proposal

Mike Jones refuses to comment on Cheshire East council leader's suggestion of reunification of county

Cheshire West and Chester: Council leader declines to comment on unification proposal

Mike Jones refuses to comment on Cheshire East council leader's suggestion of reunification of county

Northwich: Weaver Vale Housing Trust celebrate new homes at Anderton Boat Lift

New resident Geoffrey Falland, High Sheriff of Cheshire Susan Sellers and chief executive of Weaver Vale Housing Trust Steve Jennings
Housing developments in Winsford, Winnington and Weaverham have opened

Council leader nominated for ice bucket challenge

Council leader Mike Jones has caused controversy on Twitter this week
Leader has so far declined to have bucket tipped over his head

Cheshire Councillors

Richard Pryke and councillor Stuart Parker with the painting Ichabod

Chester Grosvenor Museum: Artist presents oil painting to city venue

2011 work of art Ichabod shows a view along Aldford Brook

University of Chester denies any plans for student accommodation in Queen's Park

Former call centre owned by Lloyds Banking Group on Queen's Park Road, Chester
Speculation continues over what will happen to former bank site overlooking River Dee

Cheshire West and Chester: Council leader declines to comment on unification proposal

Mike Jones refuses to comment on Cheshire East council leader's suggestion of reunification of county

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