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Cheshire West has major motorways such as the M56 and M6 running through it as well as a range of A and B roads plus a vast network of small country lanes running through rural and suburban areas. Cheshire West and Chester Council is the highway authority for the area.

The accident on the A55 near Eccleston updated

Four cars and a van involved in collision on A55

Traffic delays reported following rush hour accident on Chester outskirts

Incident reported about 4.25pm today

Multi-vehicle crash on A55

Heavy traffic building up in the area on the outskirts of Chester

Neston High Street

Road closures in Neston town centre

Road resurfacing at The Cross and High Street in Neston for five days

HS2 Growth Taskforce member Pete Waterman being interviewed at Crewe Railway Station

Hit-maker speaks up for HS2 rail project

Pete Waterman supports HS2 rail project at Chester tourism conference

Lache residents Joanne Tarbuck with Paula Matthews are concerned for the road safety of youngsters in the area, following a recent traffic accident involving a teenager at the roundabout

Keep our children safe on roads, plead parents

Family of girl badly hurt after being hit by car on Cliveden Road get behind campaign

Commuters will face more than two weeks of delays due to maintenance works on Hoole Bridge

Delays expected as maintenance work to start on bridge

Commuters face delays as maintenance work starts on Hoole Bridge

Three accidents have led to massive delays on the M56 in Chester

Drivers face rush hour misery after multiple pile-up

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Three separate accidents lead to massive delays on M56 near Chester

Julie Smith, branch manager at First Choice, Ellesmere Port and Clare Buffel, sales consultant

Travel shop is first choice

Ellesmere Port shop wins regional travel award

The boys were hit outside the University Church of England Academy in Ellesmere Port

Two boys hit by cars in Ellesmere Port

Pupils at University Church of England Academy hit by cars as they left school

Ceris Evans from Newton shared this picture on Facebook of the damage caused to her garden shed and fence when her trampoline was blown over by the storms.

Calm after the storm as Chester counts the cost of high winds

Fallen trees cause havoc, fences down all over area and power cuts close schools

PCSO Jacqui Tudor of the Neston police team presents winner Eliza Dowling and runner-up Sam Munday from Woodfall Primary School their prizes

Pupils spread word about safer parking message

Quest for safer parking out Neston primary school

Police closed the A550 this morning following a five vehicle collision

Road closed following five vehicle collision

Delays following the accident on the A550 at Ledsham

Managing director Lianna Wilkinson

Web firm showcase at exhibition

Engage Web to appear at Travel Technology exhibition in Earls Court

A crash involving at least four cars has caused delays on the M56

Multiple car crash on M56 leads to lengthy rush hour delays

At least four cars involved in collision between the Hapsford and Runcorn junctions

Emergency services have been called to a four car smash at Neston

Four car smash leads to traffic jams at Neston

Road traffic collision on Welsh Road close to Woodbank Farm

A traffic light has been smashed on the Fountains roundabout in Chester.

Collision puts Fountains roundabout traffic lights out of action

Driver involved in New Year's Eve crash in St Oswald's Way

Parents and councillors gathered on the last day of term last month to show their concern over the issues with traffic near Highfield Primary School in Blacon

Planned 20mph limit on city housing estate

High number of accidents sparks move to cut speeds across wide area

The scene on River Lane in Saltney on Christmas Eve

Region hit by flooding for second time this month

High winds and heavy rain cause flooding in Saltney, Broxton and on the Bolesworth Estate

Parents and councillors gather to show their concern over the issues with traffic, following a incident were a child was nearly knocked over by a bus

Demands for action after child almost struck by bus

Action call after bus almost hits child near Highfield Community Primary School in Blacon

A five car crash brought rush hour traffic to a halt on the A55

Five car crash brings rush hour chaos to the A55

Two people taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital following accident

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