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Travellers set up camp on Saughall cycle path

A convoy of Travellers have set up camp on a cycleway on the Chester border.
A number of parked caravans have sparked outcry

WATCH: Eddie Izzard stand up for Labour in Chester

Comedian visits the city on the election campaign trail with Labour parliamentary candidate Chris Matheson

Ed Miliband to visit Chester at the weekend

The Labour leader will be in the city on Saturday, April 18

Military transport aircraft spotted circling Chester

RAF Airbus A400M touched down at Hawarden Airport

First choice of primary school for almost all children in Cheshire West and Chester

But 2% of parents were unsuccessful in securing a place at any of their three choices

Police appeal after game machine theft in Ellesmere Port

Men captured on CCTV

General Election: Find my seat

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Just input your post code and get a raft of information about your constituency seat ahead of the General Election on May 7

Tilston Music Club welcomes back a familiar face

Internationally acclaimed singer Sarah McQuaid performs on April 22

Frodsham Community Centre group issue call for volunteers

Frodsham Community Centre on Fluin Lane
Chairman says it's time to 'use or lose' the Fluin Lane facility

Clwyd Theatr Cymru visitors could be slapped with ticket levy to pay for upkeep of car parks

Film fans can look forward to a great day at Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold today (Tuesday) with the screening of three separate movies
Flintshire County Council chiefs have u-turned on plans to introduce an evening charge of £2 in favour of the levy

Ellesmere Port woman who lost her dad at Hillsborough talks about the 26th anniversary of tragedy

Charlotte Hennessy with father James, who died in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster
James Hennessy was one of the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives on April 15 1989

News in Pictures

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond visits Urenco

Chester's sitting MP Stephen Mosley takes Mr Hammond on a tour of the Capenhurst enrichment plant

Travellers set up camp on Saughall cycle path

A convoy of Travellers have set up camp on a cycleway on the Chester border.
A number of parked caravans have sparked outcry

General Election 2015: Parliamentary candidates for Ellesmere Port

Your choices for MP for Ellesmere Port in the forthcoming election

Owner hopes Ellesmere Port Club Xes can reopen soon despite police closure order

The club on Whitby Road was closed on April 1

Potentially lethal weapon seized at Chester Railway Station

Fare dodgers also apprehended and taxis checked as part of police Operation Division

WATCH: Ten people found guilty as Chester cash for crashes trial comes to an end

City businessman John Christopher Smith was mastermind behind £1m-plus fraud

General Election 2015: Parliamentary candidates for Ellesmere Port

Your choices for MP for Ellesmere Port in the forthcoming election

Royal baby: Cheshire babes born same day as William and Kate's prince or princess to get 'lucky' silver pennies

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their newborn son
Claim your penny by visiting the Royal Mint's Facebook page

WATCH: Broughton Cineworld preview

The giant IMAX cinema room at the new Cineworld in Broughton
The cinema will open on May 8, with 11 screens, including an IMAX screen, which bosses say will 'blow your mind'

M&S Bank celebrates 30th anniversary

Chester based bank now employs over 1500 staff

General Election 2015: Parliamentary candidates for Ellesmere Port

Your choices for MP for Ellesmere Port in the forthcoming election

General Election 2015: Eddisbury Parliamentary candidates

Your choices for MP for Eddisbury in the forthcoming election

General Election 2015: Weaver Vale Parliamentary candidates

Your choices for Weaver Vale MP in the forthcoming election

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Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond visits Urenco

General Election 2015: Parliamentary candidates for Ellesmere Port

WATCH: Eddie Izzard stand up for Labour in Chester

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