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Andrew Thompson was believed to have been killed in a crash in Scotland

Chester man believed to be one of two killed in Scottish air crash

Light aircraft crashed in Perthsire after going missing on Sunday

Firefighters in Ellesmere Port battle blaze for nine hours

Blaze had spread to the roof by the time crews arrived

Violent attack in Ellesmere Port leaves man fighting for his life

Woodfield Road, close to its junction with Victoria Road
Victim sought medical help five days after assault when he fell ill, but is now in critical condition

Chester Zoo vice president Ruth Rendell dies, aged 85

Murder-mystery writer and supporter of Chester Zoo died today following a stroke earlier this year

WATCH: Michael Owen helps open new sports centre at Chester school

Olympic bronze medallist Beth Tweddle joins Owen at opening of Sports and Fitness Centre at The Queen's School

Man sentenced to six years in prison following Upton and Ellesmere Port car thefts

Liam Greenwood, of Rodney Street in Tranmere, has been sentenced to six years in prison for car thefts and key burglaries
Liam Greenwood, of Rodney Street, Tranmere, stole items worth around £340,000

Election 2015: Cheshire West and Chester council postal votes delayed

More than 200 people have failed to receive their postal votes in advance of General Election and local elections on Thursday, May 7

Chester Half Marathon is a sell out

Race entries hit capacity with more than two weeks to go

Lache FM launch new station in successful test broadcast

Flipside Radio was launched on FM Radio for a four-day period

Chairman of Chester Mystery Plays receives British Empire Medal

Jo Sykes awarded honour for services to drama in the city

Chester couple win £1m on EuroMillions draw

And now there is no place like gnome for Trish and Craig Tuft

Ellesmere Port rallies to fund emergency wedding for young mum with cancer

Childhood sweethearts Chris Carlin and Claire Fowler
Well-wishers raise more than £11,000 to enable Claire Fowler to make memories with her partner and daughter

News in Pictures

Royal baby named after late Countess of Chester

Kate and William remember Diana, Princess of Wales and Countess of Chester in the choice of name for their first daughter

Chester man believed to be one of two killed in Scottish air crash

Andrew Thompson was believed to have been killed in a crash in Scotland
Light aircraft crashed in Perthsire after going missing on Sunday

Firefighters in Ellesmere Port battle blaze for nine hours

Blaze had spread to the roof by the time crews arrived
Liam Greenwood, of Rodney Street in Tranmere, has been sentenced to six years in prison for car thefts and key burglaries

Man sentenced to six years in prison following Upton and Ellesmere Port car thefts

Liam Greenwood, of Rodney Street, Tranmere, stole items worth around £340,000

Women2day: The truth about the rape blame culture

Rape victim wants others to know they're not to blame

Gang jailed for drug dealing in Chester

Louis Sharp, 29, of Blacon Point Road, Blacon, received four years and four months. Nathan Lloyd, 42, also of Blacon Point Road, was sentenced to three years and four months. Lee Baldwin, 35, of Stanley Street, Chester, received a three-year sentence. Lee Downes, 27, of Conway Court, Ellesmere Port, was given two years and six months.
Four men sentenced to more than a decade in prison for conspiracy to supply heroin and crack cocaine from Clifton Drive flood plain

Firefighters in Ellesmere Port battle blaze for nine hours

Blaze had spread to the roof by the time crews arrived

Violent attack in Ellesmere Port leaves man fighting for his life

Woodfield Road, close to its junction with Victoria Road
Victim sought medical help five days after assault when he fell ill, but is now in critical condition

Chester and Ellesmere Port News Quiz of the Week

How many questions can you get right based on events of the past seven days?

Mitchell Škoda: Chester dealership is new and improved for 2015 and beyond

The builders have left, the decorators are done and staff are celebrating the start of a new era

Your chance to vote for which Cheshire school is top of the class

Launch of the inaugural Cheshire Schools Awards in association with executive partner Excell Supply

Election 2015: We ask Trish Derraugh

We put six questions to the Ellesmere Port Lib Dem candidate

Nepal earthquake: "I thought avalanche would bury me alive"

Teenager Alex Staniforth speaks of the terror in Nepal

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Royal baby named after late Countess of Chester

Royal baby: Will 'Diana' be included in new Princess's name?

WATCH: Michael Owen helps open new sports centre at Chester school

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