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Nostalgia

Ted’s tale of his mum who founded school

Son of The Firs School founder writes book about her 'adventurous' life

Bravery and losses as battle commenced

Petra Mann looks back on the heavy price the 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment paid during The Battle of Mons

Nostalgia: When The Rolling Stones played Chester in 1964

Brian Shaw took this picture of The Rolling Stones performing at the ABC Cinema in Chester in September 1964
Band played three gigs in city during the 1960s

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Ted’s tale of his mum who founded school

Son of The Firs School founder writes book about her 'adventurous' life

Bravery and losses as battle commenced

Petra Mann looks back on the heavy price the 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment paid during The Battle of Mons

Brian Shaw took this picture of The Rolling Stones performing at the ABC Cinema in Chester in September 1964

Nostalgia: When The Rolling Stones played Chester in 1964

Band played three gigs in city during the 1960s

Nostalgia: When the Linenhall was built

Images of the construction of Chester's Linenhall Car Park

The Classic cinema in Foregate Street Chester, where Primark is today

A nostalgic look back at our city's cinemas

We may be without a cinema now, but back in the day there were quite a few of them.

Two chimpanzees give a lioness cub a kiss at Chester Zoo

In pictures: Old Chester Zoo photos transformed into colour

Black and white photographs from Chester Zoo enhanced for the 21st century

The 50th anniversary of the production of Vauxhall Ellesmere Ports first car. In 1964 a white Vauxhall Viva came off the line following the building of the all-new factory on the site of RAF Hooton.

Vauxhall workers recreate picture taken 50 years ago when first Viva rolled off production line

Among them was retired Keith Tabiner who was in the picture taken when plant was just a couple of years old

Can you help solve mystery of hospital pictures?

Do you know the identity of this First World War nurse?

Shopping in the city - 1960s style

Nostalgia: Brook Street, Chester in the 1960s

Ron seeks help in finding old friends

Former Cestrian on the hunt for old schoolfriends

Warrior Queens taking part in a pageant in 1937

More chance to see city life through the years

Nostalgia: History & Heritage Centre adds extra day

Neston Ladies Day parade in 1911

Help uncover parade’s past

Town’s greatest story to be told in Neston

Chester Rows in an undated picture

Changing faces of our Rows

Exhibition to highlight Chester Rows throughout the years

updated

Past meets present in series of photographic 'mash-ups'

Chester cameraman Bob Hadfield reflects on how city has changed over past 100 years

Memories of the Fifties in exhibition

Exhibition to take close look at Chester in the 1950s

The Honourable Mr & Mrs Marshall Brooks outside the main door of Tarporley Hospital

Village hospital’s part in history

Spotlight on Tarporley War Memorial Hospital in centenary year of First World War

Then and Now, the Station Hotel in Ellesmere Port in the 1920s

Exhibition celebrates hotel’s history

The Station Hotel, Ellesmere Port features in Then and Now exhibition.

Iron Bridge, Chester. Unknown date

Nostalgia: Postcards from the past

Historic cards of Neston and Chester unearthed in London

Paul Ross on the history of broadcasting

A brief history of TV: Marking 90 years since the UK's first scheduled TV service

How did we get from a single channel broadcasting shows about doing laundry to today's 24-hour multi-channel programming?

The 1901 Chester Regatta on the Dee filmed and archived by the British Film Institute

A grand day out on the Dee back in 1901

A gallery of film stills  from the Chester Regatta in 1901

Videos & Photos

Day in the Life: Jewellery designer Francesca Kippax

Summer celebrations for Cheshire women’s choir

Party people: Summer Soirée at Weighing Room

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