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The OId Dee Bridge in Chester, leading to Handbridge, from a 1934 British Pathé still

Watch: Brilliant footage of Chester's streets and attractions in 1934

British Pathé film showcases 'historic and picturesque' city

What was Chester like in 1985?

These old newspapers give us an insight. Which do you remember?

Chester in the snow over the years

Chester has been hit by the white stuff on several occasions over the years

Chester historian granted Freeman of the Borough by council

Len Morgan was recognised for his years of dedication to promoting Chester as a historic city

Nostalgia: Memories of nights at Chester's Royalty Theatre and Warren Club

Do these pictures jog your memory?

Chester's Shot Tower before regeneration of the canal-side area

Chester Shot Tower: Everything you need to know about the city's tallest structure

A potted history of the Grade II* listed building

Peggy Warde, now 100 and formerly of Neston, who handled the phone call which was to tell Princess Elizabeth she was Queen. A letter from the Palace in 2005 refers to the call. Pic credit Simon Caldwell

Neston woman who put through the call telling the Queen her father had died turns 100

"I had no idea beforehand why I was putting the call through," says Peggy

How Operation Christmas Child sparked a revolution

The charity is in its 25th year

Christmas in Chester, market life and more through the years

More memories of Chester in days gone by

Best loved Town Criers of Chester

A trip down memory lane

Oasis Youth Club 50th anniversary, Ellesmere Port: participants in the 100 mile canoe test of 1972/1973

OASIS Ellesmere Port celebrates 50th anniversary

Memories sought of the youth club on Coronation Road

The River Dee frozen over, year unknown

Remember times when the River Dee froze over?

Watch footage from the 1960s of the Dee icing over in recent years

Kwik Save, hotels and cafés - Chester life in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s

Images from decades gone by

Chester heritage watchdog brands student scheme 'brutal and ugly'

Developers argue design will help transform 'negative urban space into an area of high quality'

New vehicles at Cheshire Military Museum

Fox and Ferret are on long-term loan

The Ritzy nightclub in Bromborough. Photo by Andrew Teebay

Nightclub memories: Do you remember the Ritzy and 5th Avenue in Bromborough?

Nightclub was closed in January 2003 after persistent complaints about violence and disorder

Colin McRae WRC title celebrations 20 years on: What are your memories?

Britain's first rally champion cheered on by thousands of fans at Chester Racecourse in 1995

Memories of Ellesmere Port Greyhound Stadium

Enjoy a look back at the glory years of the greyhound and speedway track before its converted into housing

Chester-based Big Heritage win award for Roman history project

Loyd Grossman presents Chester agency with national award

Former nightclubs, hostels and bus tours of Chester in past years

How many of these do you remember?

Videos & Photos

The OId Dee Bridge in Chester, leading to Handbridge, from a 1934 British Pathé still

Watch: Brilliant footage of Chester's streets and attractions in 1934

Forgotten Chester quiz montage

Forgotten Chester: Test your knowledge of the city's old landmarks and buildings

Cheshire West and Chester Council voted to introduce 20mph speed limits

Cheshire West speed limits introduction branded 'against the spirit of democracy'

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