23 May 2013: 11:09am
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A BODY which promotes high architectural standards has welcomed aspects of a new concept for the Northgate Development but questioned its overall viability.Read
FRODSHAM was a hive of activity last weekend for the town’s inaugural bee festival.Read
THE prosecution against a Chester shop owner who sold so-called legal highs collapsed because trading standards did not test the chemical substances involved.Read
CHESTER’S other free school in Hoole could be accommodated in temporary classrooms when it opens its doors this autumn.Read
A FEAST of family entertainment has been lined up for Chester with a double header of activities.Read
A CHESTER-BASED charity could have to pay a six-figure sum to local authorities including Cheshire West and Chester Council (CWaC) after losing a High Court case this week.Read
UP TO 30 new jobs will be created when a new convenience store is built in Tattenhall.Read
MORE than £3,000 was raised for a charity set up by the family of a much-loved dad from Manley.Read
A NEW farmers and crafts market set up by a former Army sniper is drawing in the crowds in Hoole.Read
THE search is on to find the Labour parliamentary candidate who will take on Chester’s Tory MP Stephen Mosley at the 2015 general election – and the list includes a prison governor.Read
CHESTER Performs, the city’s leading cultural producer, has announced a summer packed with festivals and new events running from June to August.Read
TICKET vending machines are to be installed at unstaffed railway stations at Frodsham, Helsby and Runcorn East to help beat fare dodgers.Read
THE redevelopment of the Blacon Parade area would provide much needed regeneration, borough planners suggested.Read
CHESHIRE West and Chester Council agreed to sacrifice its right to veto constitutional changes to ease the way for a housing trust merger in a behind-closed doors deal.Read
A TEA room in Northwich, themed on Alice in Wonderland, has been named the best place in the UK to enjoy afternoon tea.Read
A DECISION on controversial plans for up to 142 homes on sports fields was deferred.Read
AN EVENT is taking place to mark International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 18 in Chester.Read
WHEN Cheshire’s Peckforton Castle last witnessed a dramatic wedding it was for real – fortunately, this time around it is purely for TV.Read
A FIRST step has been taken to combat drunk and rowdy behaviour plaguing residents in Chester city centre.Read
ALVANLEY Cricket Club warmed up for the new season by clocking up a huge number of miles in raising funds for the club.Read
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