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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

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

Gay website claims homophobic leaflet-drop is part of national campaign against Pride events

Chester Pride at Town Hall Square
Gay Star News concerned passage quoted incites violence

Lorry driver arrested after man killed in M53 crash released on police bail

Emergency services at an RTC on M53 between Junction 3 and 4, Wirral. The M53 was closed at junction 3
Two people remain seriously ill in hospital following nine-vehicle smash on Wirral

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

Chester Magistrates Court
Patricia Murray was left bleeding after the incident in Ellesmere Port

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

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

Mollington pupils experience life in the Second World War

Capenhurst Primary School get special visit from Mayor of Ellesmere Port

Your Flickr pictures: Farming

South Wirral Cats Protection branch issues rehoming plea

Chester Marathon: Entries are now closed but there is still chance to get involved

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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

Dean of York Vivienne Faull to give lecture at Chester Cathedral

Former Queen's School pupil to speak on Richard III

Press hailed Chester Zoo as Garden of Eden in 1931

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

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

Your Flickr pictures: Farming

A collection of your pictures from our Flickr group

Town Crier welcomes new arrival and customers to Beaverbrooks

Store's timely arrival is news to shout about

Mollington pupils experience life in the Second World War

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

Year 12 students invited to Young Enterprise event

Young people are invited to find out what it’s really like to set up and run a business through an initiative hosted by the University of Chester.

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 is 14th most cultural city in the UK

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

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

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