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Boughton Lodge apartment in Chester

Nostalgia: Chester building with links to Robin Hood and Winston Churchill

New book lifts the lid on fascinating history of Boughton Lodge

Actors Meg Lamour and Luke Young playing the doomed couple in Heirs of Banquo's take on Richard III at the Chester Music Theatre on Saturday, September 3, 2016.

Chester theatre company commemorates Shakespeare's death 400 years ago

Heirs of Banquo Productions from Chester staged an adaption of Shakespeare’s Richard III

Cheshire scouts with Japanese visitors from the World Scout Jamboree

Chester Scouts welcome Japanese Jamboree visitors to Chester

Cheshire Scouts visited Japan last year as part of a world event

This picture shows what appears to be two ghostly hooded figures on a staircase at Stanley Palace in Chester

Are these eerie figures two of the ghosts which haunt Chester's Stanley Palace?

Paranormal investigators captured the images at a five-hour vigil

Chester tour guide Graham Billington of Great Sutton has had his first book published at the age of 69 about the Fairbourne Railway

Chester tour guide sees first book published

Graham converts his passion for Welsh railway into his first published book

Chester Ghost Stories: The spooks that are said to haunt Bollicini

The Italian restaurant doesn't contain just alcoholic spirits

In Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme Chester History & Heritage Centre are hosting a free event to remember First World War veterans, memorabilia, photographs this is the Meacock boys from Chester

Free Chester History and Heritage Centre event commemorates Battle of Somme

Chance to find out what your family members did during the war

Soldiers from the 5th Battalion of the Cheshire Regiment pictured during the First World War after the Battle of the Somme

The Cheshire Regiment and their key role in Battle of the Somme

Local historian Don Rustage on one of the bloodiest battles in human history

Chester Ghost Stories: Who is the man that haunts the Frodsham Street public toilets?

His clothing implies he may have died in the 1950s or 1960s

BHS on Foregate Street pictured in the 1970s

Nostalgia: Restaurants, shops and sights from Chester's past

Do these pictures jog your memory?

Chester Ghost Stories: The Chester restaurant with an odd tale to tell

Have you ever had a strange experience when this was a popular restaurant?

Flying Scotsman shortly after leaving Chester Station approaches the bridge at Curzon Road North

The Flying Scotsman in Chester: All the pictures and video you could need of the iconic locomotive's visit

Huge crowds gathered to see the train pass through Chester Railway Station

Get ready for the Flying Scotsman to steam through Chester

Keep an eye out for the iconic locomotive on its route to North Wales

Stanley Palace in Chester

Chester Ghost Stories: The hooded man and other strange occurrences at Chester's Stanley Palace

Watch footage of some of the unexplained happenings at one of Chester's oldest buildings

Is this the oldest colour photograph of Chester?

Image shows how the Rows looked from the Cross in the late 19th century

Chester Ghost Stories: The strange happenings at Ye Olde King's Head pub

They've been going on for decades...

Chester Ghost Stories: What's the eerie background behind Chester's Pied Bull?

It's one of the oldest pubs in the city... and has more than one ghost!

Christmas party at St Werburgh & St Columba's Primary School, Hoole, 1980

Nostalgia: Memories of St Werburgh & St Columba Primary School

Book examines Hoole school through the decades

Thornton's in Chester

Chester Ghost Stories: Who was the mysterious woman who has haunted Chester shop for decades?

Sarah the ghost is said to have haunted Thornton's for decades

How The Chester Chronicle covered the infamous Moors Murders trial

Reporter who covered case at Chester Assizes 50 years ago this week recalls the infamous trial

Videos & Photos

Hoole is 'where the heart is' as street festival proves a cracker

Chester ducks all in a row to back neonatal unit appeal

7 things to expect from Chester Pride 2016

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