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The Leicester Street roundabout in Northwich

Major Northwich roundabout to get multi-million pound upgrade

Improvements to Leicester Street roundabout to get under way later this year

Top 8 Chester school picture stories of the week

Abbey Gate, Overleigh, Barrow, Firs, Newton and Waverton schools feature in our pictorial round-up

WATCH: Chester Zoo giraffe calf takes first steps outdoors

Kidepo, Chester Zoo's latest Rothschild giraffe, takes his first steps
Kidepo joined the rest of his herd for a stroll in the sun

Chester Boughton Hall Cricket Club launching their Ashes Bike Ride challenge

Chester Boughton Hall Cricket Club launching their Ashes Bike Ride. From left to right Sophie Hedgecoe, Ian Thistlewood, Derek Joinson, Anne Thistlewood, Dave Fisher, Sarah Tilling, Lynn Hedgecoe, Barbara Turner, Lee Dixon
Over 72 hours the club is hoping to complete the 10,518 total miles from Lords to MCG on static bikes

Farndon-Holt medieval stone bridge to close for essential repairs

The medieval stone arch bridge over the River Dee between Farndon and Holt is to be closed for three weeks for essential repair work to be carried out
Structure built in 1339 will shut for three weeks

Cilla Black: Chester Blind Date contestants remember a national treasure

Cestrians share their memories of Cilla

Cheshire motorways campaign to warn of dangers of middle lane hogging

Highways England and Cheshire Police have launched a campaign to combat middle lane hogging. Pic supplied by Highways England
Motorists advised they could face £100 on-the-spot fine and penalty points for staying in middle lane

Hoole family call for people to support Jeans for Genes Day

Isabelle with her parents Jemma and Craig Gregory
National fundraiser highlights children's genetic disorders

Chester shop was supplied with fake branded mobile phone items

Counterfeit mobile phone items seized from Friduddin Ranas business premises
Cheshire West Trading Standards prosecute wholesaler importing counterfeit goods from China

Chester Northgate Street pub fire spread to roof space

Fire crews tackled a blaze at the Red Lion pub in Chester
Street closed while firefighters tackled blaze at Red Lion

Inquest hears Frodsham man one of two killed in horror crash

Stephen Hill and Nigel Davies died in the collision involving six motorcycles and a car on the A5104 between Pontblyddyn and Penyffordd

Oulton Park car fire leads to victim being airlifted to hospital

Oulton Park race circuit in Little Budworth
Casualty suffering from burns following incident at Little Budworth race circuit

News in Pictures

Children from Lostock Gralam CE Primary School's Eco Committee check out the new play equipment

Lostock Gralam play area reopens after £80,000 refurbishment

Local primary school children give their seal of approval

Helsby family appeal for missing cat

Lucy the cat never usually strays far

Chester Zoo conservation campaign receives pedal power boost

The team of cyclists who have raised money for Chester Zoo campaign Act for Wildlife
Cyclists undertake fundraising challenges for Act for Wildlife

Robbery at Ellesmere Port Farmfoods by two men wielding a hammer

Staff were threatened as the robbers forced their way into the office and stole money from a safe

Neston woman bit boyfriend after alien onesie joke

Chester Magistrates Court
Abbie Ellis received a 12 month community order after pleading guilty to the assault

Chester shop was supplied with fake branded mobile phone items

Counterfeit mobile phone items seized from Friduddin Ranas business premises
Cheshire West Trading Standards prosecute wholesaler importing counterfeit goods from China

Pilot killed in CarFest North air crash at Oulton Park in Cheshire

Radio and TV presenter Chris Evans pays tribute to victim of 'tragic accident'

Cheshire Scouts attend Jamboree adventure in Japan

Scouts from Chester, Ellesmere Port and Neston join thousands of others at international event

Ellesmere Port's Jenny Tinmouth celebrates Mission Impossible release with Tom Cruise

Jenny Tinmouth in action at Knockhill
Superbike rider worked as a stunt double for Cruise's co-star Rebecca Ferguson

New Chester fashion boutique open evening

The Contempo hosts glamorous event at Booth Mansion

Top 8 Chester school picture stories of the week

Abbey Gate, Overleigh, Barrow, Firs, Newton and Waverton schools feature in our pictorial round-up

UK teachers visit Chester Racecourse for thank you dinner

Event is hosted by Chester-based Innovate My School

IN PICTURES: Chester & District primary schools seven-a-side world cup

Teams compete in second annual competition

Hoole bids to become Britain's Greatest High Street

MP backs suburb for success in national community award scheme

Videos & Photos

Kidepo, Chester Zoo's latest Rothschild giraffe, takes his first steps

WATCH: Chester Zoo giraffe calf takes first steps outdoors

IN PICTURES: Chester & District primary schools seven-a-side world cup

CarFest at Oulton Park: Chris Evans leads tribute to Chester pilot Kevin Whyman

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