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Holly Willoughby names baby Chester!

ITV presenter names her third child after our city.

Chester Inner Ring Road partially closed for two weeks from October 6

Nuns Road in Chester
Nuns Road, Grosvenor Road and Grosvenor Roundabout among areas affected

Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge to reopen after £4.5m restoration

Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge
Ceremony to be held on Friday, October 10, to mark project completion

Anti-frackers to descend on Cheshire West and Chester Council HQ building

Cheshire West and Chester Council could be about to approve a two year freeze on council tax.
Protesters hope to drive home their message ahead of all-party working group

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after collision in Waverton

Air Ambulance
Collision occurred on A41 Whitchurch Road

Faulty traffic lights bring Chester to a standstill

Traffic will diverted from Hoole roundabout while it is closed for four days
Resurfacing works are being carried out by Cheshire West and Chester Council

Ellesmere Port: Drunk stole frozen pie and tried to eat it

Paul Walls stole frozen food from Ellesmere Port local shop after mixing morphine with strong lager

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

Chester's bid to become first porn free city

MP Stephen Mosley gets behind the campaign to keep children safe from explict images
Violinist Jennifer Pike

Chester Music Society welcomes back acclaimed young violinist Jennifer Pike

Chester Theatre in the Quarter to take Silent Night on tour

The Gruffalo opens at Clwyd Theatr Cymru today

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from September 30 onwards

Review: Wicked at Liverpool Empire Theatre

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MBNA Chester Marathon runners in Aldford

Top tips for runners in the Chester Marathon 2014

Chester's pubs and clubs of yesteryear

A320neo first flight takeoff, opening a new chapter in the history of Airbus.

Watch the new Airbus A320neo take to the skies

Picture Gallery: raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support in Chester

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Holly Willoughby names baby Chester!

ITV presenter names her third child after our city.

Top tips for runners in the Chester Marathon 2014

MBNA Chester Marathon runners in Aldford
Last minute training tips for runners taking part in the MBNA Chester Marathon on Sunday

Watch the new Airbus A320neo take to the skies

A320neo first flight takeoff, opening a new chapter in the history of Airbus.
Aircraft started assembly in March in Broughton factory
The Square is being screened as part of the Human Rights: Human Dilemmas season at Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold

Mold Clwyd Theatr Cymru to stage film season exploring human rights issues

Line-up of extraordinary films from across the world comes to Flintshire venue from October 9

Builder fined after being photographed risking lives

Builder Steve King and another worker on a roof in Brookside, Kingsley
Ronald Steven King failed to put measures in place to prevent falls from the roof of a house in Kingsley

Police appeal following Hoole burglary

Cheshire police
Offender followed woman into her house as she returned home

Picture Gallery: raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support in Ellesmere Port

Fundraisers take part in The World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Funky fashion at final meet of Chester Races 2014 season

A picture gallery of photographs by Steve Rawlins

Your Champions: Pus Dane House Group nominated

Plus Dane Housing Group's neighbourhoods director Jackie Perry, minister at Trinity Church Christine Jones, EPNAVCO project assistant Jocelyn Centre, improvement manager Jochem Hollestelle and Plus Dane's director of regeneration Hayley Hulme
To nominate your local hero, submit the form below

Capenhurst travel firm expands

My Travel Pal launches UK franchise

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.

Christleton Primary School celebrates 'outstanding' Ofsted report

Headteacher David Harker is 'delighted' with the judgement

Family fun to mark trail's milestone

Variety of activities planned to mark 40th anniversary

Former MP Gyles Brandreth makes mischief in Chester

BBC's One Show regular is busy promoting his latest book

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Chester's pubs and clubs of yesteryear

A320neo first flight takeoff, opening a new chapter in the history of Airbus.

Watch the new Airbus A320neo take to the skies

Picture Gallery: raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support in Chester

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