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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 RHS Flower Show 2014 takes place from Wednesday to Sunday this week at Tatton Park

Travel advice for the 2014 RHS Flower Show

Highways Agency urge motorists to plan ahead for major event at Tatton Park

Council approves two-hour parking limit for village

Petition increases parking limit on Malpas High Street to two hours

Supermarkets prepare for autumn opening

Waitrose in Boughton and Asda on the Greyhound Retail Park aim to be up and running in time for Christmas

Multi-vehicle collision on A548 causes rush hour delays

Police and ambulance were in attendance

Cheshire and North Wales Police in Garden City following a cross-border chase

Dramatic cross-border police chase from Chester to Flintshire

Cheshire and North Wales forces seeking van driver who abandoned vehicle after pursuit

A woman was trapped following an accident on the M53 at Cheshire Oaks

Woman driver trapped after collision on M53

Rush hour traffic hit by accident on southbound carriageway near Cheshire Oaks

Hospital parking misery

Residents blame the lack of spaces at the Countess of Chester Hospital and selfish motorists for clogging up their roads

BT plead guilty after road safety case

Company fined £3,300 for safety breaches in Watling Street in Northwich

Hoole Road in Chester will be closed for resurfacing this weekend

Hoole Road to be closed this weekend

Resurfacing planned for main route into Chester city centre this Saturday and Sunday

Car fire causes traffic chaos on A55 near Chester

Traffic is at a standstill after car fire just after 9am

New rail deal means more seats for travellers

Virgin Rail secure West Coast Mainline until at least 2017

Sumatran tiger sisters, Kasih and Nuri

Zoo voted UK’s best animal attraction

Chester Zoo scoops major accolade at 2014 Group Travel Awards

Breaking News

Commuters face delays after fuel spillage

Incident happened on A51

A female motorcyclist needed hospital treatment following an accident in Ellesmere Port

Woman hurt in collision between motorbike and car

Female motorcyclist taken to Countess of Chester Hospital following Ellesmere Port accident

Win tickets and travel to Wireless 2014

Competition:  Win a pair of VIP tickets to Wireless Birmingham plus travel with Big Green Coaches 

Chester man James Orme was banned from driving when he appeared at Prestatyn Magistrates Court

Council engineer rode bike at 125mph on dangerous country road

James Orme of Vicars Cross banned from driving for 12 months

A major accident brought rush hour chaos to the A55 at Chester

Rush hour chaos caused by multi-vehicle accident on A55

Elderly couple hurt following collision near Vicars Cross in Chester

The Cholmondeley Pageant of Power, parade of Italian and British supercars and motorcyclles through the Wallasey Tunnel. Starter Laura Wright with a Lamborghini and Bentley at the head of the procession.

Watch as Pageant of Power roars into action for ‘noise off’ in Mersey tunnel

England v Italy as supercars from Cholmondeley's Pageant of Power are pitted against each other


Emergency services battle blazes

No casualties reported in fire at industrial premises

Helsby Railway Station to be staffed once more

New lease of life for renovated station

Travel centre in the pipeline for Helsby Railway Station, thanks to rail tours operator


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