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User group appointed to steer St Mary's Centre in Chester

First group to help Theatre in the Quarter form future of St Mary's Centre

Chester to be hotter than Athens as UK heatwave takes hold

Cheshire police issue summer heat checklist

Newtown student homes get the go-ahead in former bakery

An artist's impression of what the new student accommodation will look like in Trafford Street, alongside Chester Fire Station, when it opens in autumn 2016
Six storey student housing scheme gets green light next to Chester Fire Station

Essar Stanlow stack sends smoke billowing across Ellesmere Port area

Smoke coming from one of the stacks at Essar Stanlow near Ellesmere Port
Company reassures worried residents there is no cause for concern

University of Chester fireworks complaints prompt review

The University of Chester fireworks display from the Queen's Park site in March 2015
University to look again at its distribution policies after some households not notified about the display

Leap second to pause clocks at midnight tonight

Midnight will come later tonight as for the first time in three years an extra second is added to the official time set by atomic clocks

Sainsbury’s in Great Boughton raises £10,862 for Cheshire Search and Rescue

Customers can now vote which shortlisted local charity to support next

Double gold medal joy for Saltney Gymnastics Club

Matt Scott and Aoife Higgins take top spot at British NDP Championships

Renowned Italian chef to host fine dining evening at Chester Cathedral

Francesco Gotti set to get guests tastebuds tingling

Hundreds sign Chester MP's petition to save Hoole bank

NatWest claims there are only 60 active customers of the branch

Chester student housing proposal at bakery backed by planners

But concerned council leader 'calls in' bid for site next to fire station

News in Pictures

Memorial darts match raises £725 for Countess of Chester Hospital fund

Event at Westminster Park Community Centre to honour memory of late member Fred Wright

Essar Stanlow stack fixed after smoke billowed across Ellesmere Port and Chester

Essar spokesman says the fault did not pose a danger to the public

User group appointed to steer St Mary's Centre in Chester

First group to help Theatre in the Quarter form future of St Mary's Centre
Officers conducted a warrant at a flat in Saville Court, Winsford, on June 23

Two men charged following drugs warrant in Winsford

Pair arrested at a flat in Saville Court on June 23

Ellesmere Port man guilty of sex assault against a child

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David Lightfoot of Little Sutton one of three men convicted of historical sex offences against children in Wrexham

Chester cash machines scam leads to warning from police

Cash machine
But Cheshire Constabulary refuse to reveal location of targeted ATMs

Essar Stanlow stack fixed after smoke billowed across Ellesmere Port and Chester

Essar spokesman says the fault did not pose a danger to the public

Matty Fagan unfazed by late switch of opponent

Matty Fagan honing his skills under the watch of trainer Anthony 'Arnie' Farnell
Ellesmere Port boxer now faces Adam Kettleborough in an English lightweight title eliminator at the Cheshire Oaks Arena on July 25

Essar Stanlow stack sends smoke billowing across Ellesmere Port area

Smoke coming from one of the stacks at Essar Stanlow near Ellesmere Port
Company reassures worried residents there is no cause for concern

Chlobo team up with Claire House Hospice for first charity collaboration

Chester based jewellery company launch Precious smiles charity bracelet

In Pictures: Saughall Preschool crowned winner of Queen's Lower School Little Artists competition

More than 100 works of art submitted by nurseries and preschools in the area

IN PICTURES: University Church of England Academy prom

Year 11 pupils party at Craxton Wood Hotel

Mid Cheshire College strike suspended

Staff had been due to walk out on June 30 but a resolution was reached in eleventh hour talks

Hundreds sign Chester MP's petition to save Hoole bank

NatWest claims there are only 60 active customers of the branch

Videos & Photos

Essar Stanlow stack fixed after smoke billowed across Ellesmere Port and Chester

In Pictures: Saughall Preschool crowned winner of Queen's Lower School Little Artists competition

Waverton pre-school fundraising day

In Pictures: Waverton Pre-School fundraiser

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