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Flooding causes delays for commuters in Chester and surrounding areas

Heavy rainfall overnight affected traffic on M53 and A483

Start of term at Saltney school delayed due to building works

Pupils at Wood Memorial CP will return to school a day later than planned 'for health and safety' reasons

City centre pub landlord would consider selling up if student plan went ahead

Landlord of the Albion Inn in Chester says he is already disturbed by students after they have been drinking in nearby Off the Wall pub

Chester Racecourse to host polo tournament

Two-day Roodee Challenge Polo Tournament on Friday and Saturday

Giant Chester event to commemorate Queen Elizabeth becoming Britain's longest reigning monarch

The parade of giant Queens Elizabeth II makes it way through Ellesmere Port town centre
Get your Union Jacks out as Queen Elizabeth II takes the reins from Queen Victoria as the country's longest serving monarch

Chester and Ellesmere Port train lines affected by Merseyrail disruption

Due to vehicle hitting a bridge

Drivers left queuing for hours in Bank Holiday traffic at Cheshire Oaks

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Some motorists queuing for 2-3 hours

Simon Gildea decides to Let it Grow in memory of his sister

Angela Gildea died in 2002, aged 32, of breast cancer

Cyclist taken to hospital after accident at Overpool roundabout in Ellesmere Port

Ellesmere Port tattoo artist Jay Hutton talks newfound fame and shocking body art

Jay Hutton
The artist is the star of E4's Tattoo Fixers, which sees him turn 'disasterpieces' into masterpieces

KFC Chester Drive Thru opens on Wednesday

The official launch of the new KFC is on Saturday, August 29 with face-painting, balloons and flyers with KFC offers.

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Beluga aid work remembered 10 years on from Hurricane Katrina

The Airbus Beluga arrives in Mobile Alabama in September 2005 loaded with tonnes of vital supplies for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. It was stocked by staff at the company's Broughton factory, before picking up further supplies from Airbus HQ in Toulouse, France.
The aircraft has been used to help fly vital supplies to communities hit by natural disasters

Flooding causes delays for commuters in Chester and surrounding areas

Heavy rainfall overnight affected traffic on M53 and A483

Two illegal immigrants detained at Chester Indian restaurant

A woman and a 17-year-old girl were found to have overstayed their visas

Police step up Chester city centre patrols in lead up to decision over anti-social behaviour initiative

You have until October 15 to give your views on Cheshire West and Chester Council's proposed Public Space Protection Order (PSPO)

Thousands oppose Cheshire West and Chester Council's anti-social behaviour drive

People sign petitions against the proposed Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) covering Chester city centre

Circus rolls into Backford

Look out for Uncle Sam's Great American Circus big top

Chester and Ellesmere Port train lines affected by Merseyrail disruption

Due to vehicle hitting a bridge

Shakespeare's dark tragedy Macbeth comes to Forum Studio Theatre in Chester

Charlotte Graves stars in the Chalice Media production of Macbeth at the Forum Studio Theatre in Chester
Chalice Media from Ellesmere Port stage murderous drama at city venue from September 3-5

Former Chester Grosvenor manager joins Oddfellows Hotel group

Paul Cookson will oversee development of new site in Manchester

Start of term at Saltney school delayed due to building works

Pupils at Wood Memorial CP will return to school a day later than planned 'for health and safety' reasons

Chester Students' Union is region's number one according to survey

National Student Survey also rates university as third best in North West

MP Chris Matheson visits successful English Language school

English in Chester welcomed newly-appointed MP

MP Chris Matheson visits successful English Language school

English in Chester welcomed newly-appointed MP

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IN PICTURES: School starters 2015

The Airbus Beluga arrives in Mobile Alabama in September 2005 loaded with tonnes of vital supplies for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. It was stocked by staff at the company's Broughton factory, before picking up further supplies from Airbus HQ in Toulouse, France.

Beluga aid work remembered 10 years on from Hurricane Katrina

Chester under siege as city witnesses a right royalist Bank Holiday battle

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