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Upton by Chester is a civil parish and a large suburb on the outskirts of Chester, in the Borough of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire in England. It includes the villages of Upton and Upton Heath.


The new temporary road in Chester city centre that traffic will use while Frodsham Street is closed

Chester to get improved park and ride service across city

Changes coincide with creation of new gateway to city in Frodsham Street

How Chester skyline would be impacted by Northgate Development

Critics fear ‘a sheer wall of development’ along St Martin’s Way inner ring road 

Chester Zoo strikes gold at awards ceremony

Upton zoo recognised for conservation research and PR & Marketing

100th birthday celebration is a family affair

Hilda Shenton of Hoole was born in 1916

Chester poet represents Harvard University in Greece

Gill McEvoy will be poet in residence at university's summer school

Mercian Regiment join up with NATO allies for training exercise in Poland

2nd Battalion based at Dale Barracks in Upton

A-Z of Chester's links with the small and silver screens

A look at how the city and the surrounding area has cropped up on the gogglebox time and again

Public help Chester girl Erin Cross raise enough money for lifesaving USA treatment

But Erin needs to be infection-free in order to travel and undergo the surgery

Watch Erin Cross' mum speak on This Morning about battle to save daughter's life

Sarah spoke live on ITV to Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby

Crossway FC

Teams wanted for Chester seven-a-side charity football tournament

Organised by MBNA and Crossway FC, tournament aims to raise money for three local charities

Campaign to save Chester girl Erin Cross in eight weeks needs more donations

Tax costs and additional medical care mean the target has had to increase by £40,000

This syndicate of bakers from the Frodsham Street Tesco store in Chester won £1m on the Lotto raffle

Chester supermarket workers scoop £1m on Lotto raffle

Syndicate of bakers all work at Frodsham Street Tesco

Erin Cross: How you reacted to the smashing of her fundraising target

Extraordinary public effort means Upton five-year-old is a step closer to receiving pioneering treatment

Appeal to help save life of Chester girl Erin Cross smashes £100,000 target in less than 24 hours

Donations flooded in from all over the world to pay for lifesaving treatment for five-year-old leukaemia sufferer


Recap: Campaign to save life of little Erin Cross nears its target

Live updates as the family of brave five-year-old watches total make its way to magical £100,000 mark

Freddie Brickland with his FA Groundsman of the Year award for 2016 in Cheshire

Chester groundsman Freddie Brickland named the best in Cheshire

Freddie, who works at The Cheshire County Sports Club, presented with FA Groundsman of the Year award for 2016

The Frog on Liverpool Road is reopening on Friday, June 10

The Frog in Upton to reopen under new management

Nathan Warrilow is hoping to breathe new life into the watering hole

Upton family has eight weeks to save their daughter's life

Time is running out to raise enough funds to get vital treatment for little Erin Cross

Please help family's urgent appeal to save little Chester girl's life

Five-year-old Erin Cross desperately needs lifesaving treatment after relapsing from leukaemia

Bus service rerouted to include Chester Zoo stop

Stagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire relaunches additional Chester Zoo service

Videos & Photos

English Welsh rivalry raises cash for charity

BHS on Foregate Street pictured in the 1970s

Nostalgia: Restaurants, shops and sights from Chester's past

Scott Graves gives an emotional appeal to raise funds for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd after the support he has received there following the death of his mother when he was 17 and his wife, aged 38

Scott Graves' emotional appeal on behalf of the Hospice of the Good Shepherd


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