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.

General Election: Caught on canvass - MPs want your vote

Photographs of MPs visiting Chester and Ellesmere Port during this election year

Luciana Berger MP praises Chester scheme to help smokers quit

MP visits St Martin's Clinic with Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Chris Matheson

Chester and Ellesmere Port News Quiz of the Week

How many questions can you get right based on events of the past seven days?

Chester to restage the Battle of Rowton Moor over August Bank Holiday weekend

The reenactment of the Siege of Chester at Dean's Field
The UK's biggest re-enactment of the year at Chester Racecourse on August 30-31

Students put Labour MP under the spotlight

Alison McGovern, Shadow Minister for Children and Families visits University of Chester

Women2day: The boyband phenomenon

A look at the craze of boyband 'mania' over the years

LOOK INSIDE: A stunning contemporary house in Christleton

A cinema room, gym, five bedrooms and 1.24 acres

Easter events in Cheshire: Where to go and what to do

Egg hunts, adventures and meeting the Easter bunny

Chester MPs

Luciana Berger MP praises Chester scheme to help smokers quit

MP visits St Martin's Clinic with Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Chris Matheson

Boris urges voters to back Chester MP and keep Ed Miliband 'away from number 10'

City reacts as Mayor of London issues rallying call to 450 Conservatives at Chester Racecourse

PICTURE GALLERY: Cheshire West Sports awards

Active Cheshire sports awards at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel and Spa in Chester
Wayne Copley, Procurement Director, REPIC (award sponsor), Christine Skeldon, Recycling Engagement Co-ordinator (Kier), Emma Harrison, Customer Relationship Team Leader (CWAC), John Outram, Head of Service, Commissioning Places (CWAC), Steve Bakewell, Senior Waste Contracts Manager (CWAC), Sue Perkins, awards host at the Local Government Chronicle Council of the Year awards

Cheshire West and Chester honoured in Council of the Year awards

Authority wins environment award and is highly commended

PICTURE GALLERY: Cheshire West Sports awards

Active Cheshire sports awards at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel and Spa in Chester

Eastgate clock to be back in time 'as soon as possible'

The imitation Eastgate Clock face, on The Grosvenor Hotel side, has been printed as a mirror image of what it should be
Leader of council Mike Jones suggested on radio that backward Roman numerals might remain

Cheshire Councillors

Theatre in the Quarter to run St Mary's Centre in Chester

Theatre company to develop centre as cultural hub

Chester to restage the Battle of Rowton Moor over August Bank Holiday weekend

The reenactment of the Siege of Chester at Dean's Field
The UK's biggest re-enactment of the year at Chester Racecourse on August 30-31

Mabel adds canine capability to council's dog fouling campaign

Council recruit four-legged friend to help spread the word about good dog ownership

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