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Former Chester City FC skipper Stephen Vaughan jnr bailed in connection with policeman's death

Former Chester City FC captain Stephen Vaughan jnr
Thirty-year-old appears in court after being charged with perverting the course of justice and driving without insurance

WATCH: Chester Handbag of Harmonies choir return from Italian triumph

Chester choir A Handbag of Harmonies with musical director Matt Baker and the mayor of Treviglio, Lombardy, Italy
All-female choir form exchange with Coro Calycanthus music group who are due to visit city in December

New B&M store in Chester attracts crowds at opening

Local hero and dignitaries were there to cut the ribbon

Huge Chester Wilko store to open in old M&S outlet

Wilko is planning to move into part of the old Marks and Spencer home and menswear store in Foregate Street, Chester
Former Wilkinson due to relocate down the road in Foregate Street

WATCH: Chester Handbag of Harmonies choir return from Italian triumph

Chester choir A Handbag of Harmonies with musical director Matt Baker and the mayor of Treviglio, Lombardy, Italy
All-female choir form exchange with Coro Calycanthus music group who are due to visit city in December

Alex Clifton becomes Chester Performs artistic director

Alex Clifton has been appointed artistic director of Chester Performs which includes the new cultural centre due to open in autumn 2016
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre mastermind will lead artistic policy for city's new £37m cultural centre

Chester Polo Team victorious in international tournament

Event is held each May bank holiday at Chester Racecourse

Building work begins on Tattenhall church project

Parishioners have been campaigning for years for church extension

Police appeal following attempted robbery of 66-year-old man in Chester

Officers are appealing for information after an attempted robbery on Raymond Street on May 17
Victim sustained minor injuries during incident on Raymond Street on Sunday, May 17

West Cheshire College jobs at risk in Government funding cuts

The future of the West Cheshire College campus at Handbridge in Chester is in the balance
Almost 90 jobs could go across campuses in Chester and Ellesmere Port

Ashton Hayes community furious at lack of broadband for THIRD time in less than a year

Community have been beset with problems

News in Pictures

Councillor Mark Stocks

Chester Tory leadership challenger launches damaging attack on Conservative CWaC chief Mike Jones

Cllr Mark Stocks says someone must take responsibility for party's embarrassing defeat

New edition of Chester Chronicle is out on Thursday

The City front page of the May 28 edition of The Chronicle
Find out why you shouldn't miss out on picking up a copy of your favourite local newspaper

Seagull 'photobombing' Red Arrows captured by University of Chester student

Jade Coxon's incredible picture has sparked an internet sensation
Cheshire Police

Huntington homeowner confronted by two burglars during afternoon raid

Victim left shocked and shaken after face to face encounter with intruders

Chester collision which left woman seriously injured leads to jail for driver

Steve Lee Hubbard was sentenced at Chester Crown Court for causing a serious collison on Lache Lane in September 2014
Steve Lee Hubbard, 30, sentenced to two years and eight months following last year's Lache Lane crash

Police appeal following attempted robbery of 66-year-old man in Chester

Officers are appealing for information after an attempted robbery on Raymond Street on May 17
Victim sustained minor injuries during incident on Raymond Street on Sunday, May 17
Councillor Mark Stocks

Chester Tory leadership challenger launches damaging attack on Conservative CWaC chief Mike Jones

Cllr Mark Stocks says someone must take responsibility for party's embarrassing defeat

New Lord Mayor of Chester unveiled as part of civic team for 2015/16

Cllr Hugo Deynem dons the robes along with new Sheriff and Deputy Lord Mayor

Cheshire West and Chester Council have bad-tempered first meeting under Labour control

Councillors clash as new ruling group revamp committee structure and break protocol on chairman's role

Royal wedding milliner creates hat for hotel's 150th anniversary

Laura Apsit Liven's £770 design for The Chester Grosvenor was inspired by Eastgate clock and the landmark hotel's interior

Seagull 'photobombing' Red Arrows captured by University of Chester student

Jade Coxon's incredible picture has sparked an internet sensation

New Lord Mayor of Chester unveiled as part of civic team for 2015/16

Cllr Hugo Deynem dons the robes along with new Sheriff and Deputy Lord Mayor

WATCH: Chester Handbag of Harmonies choir return from Italian triumph

Chester choir A Handbag of Harmonies with musical director Matt Baker and the mayor of Treviglio, Lombardy, Italy
All-female choir form exchange with Coro Calycanthus music group who are due to visit city in December

Videos & Photos

Seagull 'photobombing' Red Arrows captured by University of Chester student

Frodsham Manor House Primary School pupils and staff enjoyed a colour run in aid of Claire House Children's Hospice

Frodsham Manor House Primary School's colourful fundraiser for Claire House

Chester choir A Handbag of Harmonies with musical director Matt Baker and the mayor of Treviglio, Lombardy, Italy

WATCH: Chester Handbag of Harmonies choir return from Italian triumph

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