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Voters across Cheshire West turned out to elect a new government and now election night is here.

We've got reporters stationed at counts across the region to bring you all the atmosphere and action as it happens.

Chief reporter David Holmes has been dispatched to the Northgate Arena to cover the results for the City of Chester, which is one of this election's key marginals after Labour ’s Chris Matheson scraped home with a majority of just 93 votes in 2015. Will he be able to defend his seat or will the Tories or Lib Dems put up a fierce fight?

Carmella De Lucia is in position at Ellesmere Port Civic Hall to see how the results pan out for the usually safe Labour seat of Ellesmere Port and Neston.

Meanwhile Mike Fuller is in Northwich to report on whether the Conservatives' Graham Evans will retain the seat he has held for Weaver Vale since 2010.

And Barry Ellams is at the Winsford Lifestyle Centre to monitor what happens in the traditionally safe Tory seat of Eddisbury.

Stay with us for all the headlines, photos and video as the night unfolds.

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What a night

It was a tumultuous and hard-fought election campaign and it’s been a night of shocks and upsets, ever since the exit poll predicting a hung parliament was released.

It’s been a rollercoaster ride and we thank you for following along as we brought you all the action from the Cheshire West counts over the past eight hours.

We’re signing off now, but you can find comprehensive stories of the results here.

Chris Matheson MP hails 'fantastic result'

Final projection?

Chris Matheson 'overwhelmed' by support

Labour's Chris Matheson celebrates his election victory in Chester
Labour's Chris Matheson celebrates his election victory in Chester

Alyn and Deeside result

Mark Tami has retained the seat for Labour.

Watch the moment Weaver Vale swung to Labour

Re-elected MP calls snap election decision a 'disaster'

Justin Madders has been re-elected as MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston in the 2017 election
Justin Madders has been re-elected as MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston in the 2017 election

“The election has been a reflection of May’s inept campaign and not the resounding mandate she was hoping for,” said Justin Madders. “Theresa May has well and truly been found out – her decision to call an election has been an absolute disaster.”

Praise from Mayor of Ellesmere Port Nicole Meardon

Weaver Vale Tory says thanks

Message from defeated Weaver Vale Tory

More from Weaver Vale victor

Making history in Weaver Vale

Further afield in Cheshire

It is looking close at the Crewe and Nantwich count at Crewe Lifestyle Centre as it has gone to a recount. The seat has been held by Conservative candidate Edward Timpson since 2008. Laura Smith is the parliamentary candidate for Labour who is looking to cause an upset.

Ellesmere Port signing off

Full Eddisbury result

Antoinette Sandbach has been returned to parliament as Conservative MP for Eddisbury with 29,192 votes. In second place was Cathy Reynolds for Labour with 17,250 votes. Ian Priestner for Lib Dems had 2804 votes Mark Green for the Green Party had 785 votes whilst John Bickley for Ukip took 1109 votes and Morgan Hill had 179 votes for the Pirate Party UK.An emotional Antoinette Sandbach said that were a lot of challenges ahead and a lot of work to be done at Westminster.

Tories hold Eddisbury

General Election 2017, Eddisbury - Conservative hold
General Election 2017, Eddisbury - Conservative hold (Image: UGC TCH)

Labour's glory moment in Chester

What has happened so far tonight

Labour has held Chester but with a massively increased majority of more than 9,000 votes - compared to the 93 majority managed by Chris Matheson in 2015.

Labour’s Justin Madders retained Ellesmere Port and Neston with an emphatic 11,390 majority.

And Labour enjoyed further success by taking Weaver Vale from the Tories with Mike Amesbury managing a majority of almost 4,000 to oust Tory Graham Evans.

The final Cheshire West and Chester constituency to declare is Eddisbury which is likely to stay with the Tory candidate Antoinette Sandbach.

Full results from Weaver Vale

Chester confirmation

Weaver Vale won by Labour

General Election 2017, Weaver Vale - Labour gain
General Election 2017, Weaver Vale - Labour gain (Image: UGC TCH)

Full Chester result

Chris Matheson (Lab) 32,023

Will Gallagher (Con) 22,847

Lizzie Jewkes (Lib Dem) 1,551

Turnout 77.64%

Majority 9,176

Labour holds Chester

General Election 2017, City of Chester - Labour hold
General Election 2017, City of Chester - Labour hold (Image: UGC TCH)

Almost there in Chester

Weaver Vale imminent

Message from re-elected Ellesmere Port MP

Latest from Chester - result NOT yet declared

PM holds her seat

Prime Minister Theresa May holds her Maidenhead seat but there is still a swing to Labour

Not a good night in Chester for Lib Dems

Astonishing Chester prediction - from the Tories