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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.

Chester to become first porn free city?

Cathedral part of first public 'Friendly Wi-Fi' scheme

Theatre becoming hot political topic

A political row is brewing over funding for the new cultural centre in Chester
Row brewing among political groups on Cheshire West and Chester Council over theatre funding

A commitment finally recognised

Women are at last to become bishops - but will it bring the Church into modern times?

MP sees children’s friendly education scheme in action

Chester students campaign to Send My Friend to School

Campaigners complain to council in plea to protect pub

Campaigners fighting to save Chester pub hit back at council over shameful treatment

Picture gallery - Liverpool Giants 2014

The best of your pictures from the spectacular event

Chester to become first porn free city?

Cathedral part of first public 'Friendly Wi-Fi' scheme

Future of city's only strip club hangs in the balance

The sign which appeared outside The Platinum Lounge in Bridge Street Row, Chester, when its licence renewal was turned down last year
Councillors considering Platinum Lounge licence renewal shown photos of bikini-clad stripper 'touting' on Chester street

Chester MPs

MP sees children’s friendly education scheme in action

Chester students campaign to Send My Friend to School

Campaigners complain to council in plea to protect pub

Campaigners fighting to save Chester pub hit back at council over shameful treatment

‘I’m a free man again’ says Ray

Chester man Ray Tindall says he will never work abroad again
Ray Tindall speaks exclusively to The Chronicle about his future following prison spell in India

Frack free campaign takes to the streets to gain support

Activists going door to door in Upton in bid to stop unconventional gas extraction

A year of tears, tantrums and lasting friendships

Kate Northcott talks about a year of the Boughton Community Support Group

Councillors lend support to teenager's politics website

17-year-old has created website to show importance of voting

Cheshire Councillors

Only one or two 'love locks' remain at the suspension bridge in Chester

Council to remove 'love locks' from bridge due to safety fears

Romantic 'love locks' considered to be 'dangerous' to the public by CWaC

Frack free campaign takes to the streets to gain support

Activists going door to door in Upton in bid to stop unconventional gas extraction

Duke of Westminster to unveil £3.3m revamp of city park

A new training and events pavilion, including public toilets and changing facilities, has been built in the distinctive Douglas style
Picture gallery: Grosvenor Park in Chester restored to its former glory

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