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Chester woman lucky to be alive after alleged ice skate attack in Shotton

Jemma Fitzgerald, 20, had to have fragments of bone removed from her skull after allegedly being hit in the head with an ice skate

Resident's fears for large-scale housing plans in Duddon

Resident fears heart could be ripped out of village if housing development given green light

Helsby hopes for high-tech sports centre hinge on 120 new homes

What the new Helsby Community Sports Club will look like if planning permission is granted
Planning permission sought for replacement club and enabling residential development

Chester toddler to represent Great Britain in gymnastics showcase

Pride at three-year-old with Down's Syndrome's achievement

Chester is 14th most cultural city in the UK

Survey shows city comes third for restaurants in the Michelin guide but bottom for number of cinemas

Press hailed Chester Zoo as Garden of Eden in 1931

Chronicle uncovers how zoo's opening was covered by Chester media at the time

Ornate gates proposed for daily ceremony at Eastgate

Businessman David Pickering plans to raise money for project from the people of Chester

Homophobic leaflets posted ahead of Chester Pride

Crowds enjoy watching Chris Maloney performing at the 2013 Chester Pride
Investigators from Cheshire Police appeal for information after complaints from members of the public

Winsford water main burst leads to diversion to deal with A54 closure

Cheshire West and Chester Council is at present putting in place a new diversion route because the A54 near the Police Headquarters, Winsford has remained closed
Company hopes main road near Cheshire police HQ will reopen by the end of the week

Work to start on Chester theatre ahead of schedule

An artist's impression of what the new cultural centre in Chester will look like when it opens in autumn 2016
Preliminary work will begin in October 2014

Police to fill student homes with burglar balloons

Officers leave the 500 balloons with "I could have been burglar" in homes across the Garden Quarter

Jobs on offer at new Asda store in Chester

Super store on Greyhound Retail Park will feature collection point for online shoppers

Community helps brave cancer tot's dream come true

Dean of York Vivienne Faull to give lecture at Chester Cathedral

Pet of the Year 2014: Our first entries from Ellesmere Port

Picture gallery: More of our Pet of the Year entries from Chester

Year 4 pupils from St Luke's Catholic Primary School with teacher Tony Kudrycz, Rotarian Roy Wallwork, Coram educator Michelle Jenkins and headteacher Eileen Murtagh

Mobile classroom's whistle-stop tour of Frodsham and Helsby

Mollington pupils experience life in the Second World War

Capenhurst Primary School get special visit from Mayor of Ellesmere Port

Your Flickr pictures: Farming

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Chester toddler to represent Great Britain in gymnastics showcase

Pride at three-year-old with Down's Syndrome's achievement

Community helps brave cancer tot's dream come true

Friends and family rally round to send Lacey-Mae to Disney

Chester woman lucky to be alive after alleged ice skate attack in Shotton

Jemma Fitzgerald, 20, had to have fragments of bone removed from her skull after allegedly being hit in the head with an ice skate
Chester Magistrates Court

Son threw bowl of ice cream and fruit at 72-year-old mum

Patricia Murray was left bleeding after the incident in Ellesmere Port

Chester men guilty of 'chilling' blackmail case

Stephen Randles and John McHugh threatened to torture their victim

Mold Clwyd Theatr Cymru to stage film season exploring human rights issues

The Square is being screened as part of the Human Rights: Human Dilemmas season at Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold
Line-up of extraordinary films from across the world comes to Flintshire venue from October 9

Community helps brave cancer tot's dream come true

Friends and family rally round to send Lacey-Mae to Disney

Pet of the Year 2014: Our first entries from Ellesmere Port

Could your pet be our winner?

Capenhurst Primary School get special visit from Mayor of Ellesmere Port

Headteacher delighted at family barbeque success

Town Crier welcomes new arrival and customers to Beaverbrooks

Store's timely arrival is news to shout about

Children show Blitz spirit on history trip

Youngsters at St Oswald's CE Primary School visit Stockport Air Raid Shelters

Capenhurst Primary School get special visit from Mayor of Ellesmere Port

Headteacher delighted at family barbeque success

Mobile classroom's whistle-stop tour of Frodsham and Helsby

Year 4 pupils from St Luke's Catholic Primary School with teacher Tony Kudrycz, Rotarian Roy Wallwork, Coram educator Michelle Jenkins and headteacher Eileen Murtagh
Life Education Centre visit organised by Frodsham and Helsby Rotary Club

Chief executive says authority is leading council in UK

But Cheshire West and Chester Council chief Steve Robinson admits council is "not fit for purpose" going forward and warns of more job losses

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Chester toddler to represent Great Britain in gymnastics showcase

Chester is 14th most cultural city in the UK

Pet of the Year 2014: Our first entries from Ellesmere Port

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