The past year has seen a number of changes in Chester. Here are nine things you can now do in the city that you couldn't back in 2015.

See the dinosaurs at Chester Zoo

The Baryonyx which spits water

Last month saw the return of a hugely impressive collection of extraordinarily life-like dinosaurs that were last seen at Chester Zoo back in 2012. Back and bigger than ever, the dinosaurs have been proving hugely popular with families visiting the tourist attraction.

READ MORE: All you need to know about the Dinosaurs at Chester Zoo

Play foot golf

Footgolf combines football and golf with players competing against each other to kick the ball into enlarged holes on a golf-style course which has opened recently in Mollington.

The sport combines football and golf with players competing against each other to kick the ball into enlarged holes on a golf-style course of nine or 18 holes in the fewest shots possible.

READ MORE: Read about Chester Foot Golf course here

Drive from Eastgate Street to Foregate Street

Work has now begun to create a new city gateway in Frodsham Street which is set to cause months of disruption to Frodsham Street. The entire way Frodsham Street traffic is routed through the city will be affected due to the changes.

Read more about it here.

Bump into a Plague Doctor

The Plague Doctor has been spotted out and about in Chester yet again

The mysterious hooded Plague Doctor has been spotted roaming the streets of Chester for weeks now but it was only revealed this week why .

Experience a tropical, South Asian adventure

Chester Zoo took home a raft of awards, including a gold award for the launch of its £40m Islands development

Chester Zoo's Islands project is the largest zoo development ever seen in the UK and recreates the habitats of South East Asia, showcasing the zoo’s conservation work there.

Explore islands such as Panay, Papua, Bali, Sumba, Sumatra and Sulawesi and take a ride down the Lazy River - you might even forget you're in Chester.

READ MORE: What it's like to take the Islands tour at Chester Zoo

Have a meal in Chester's long-awaited Dining Quarter

You can take your pick of different cuisines in the Dining Quarter, such as the Latin American-style Las Iguanas , the American-themed Coast to Coast and the Mexican Chimichanga. The latest eatery, Opera Grill, is due to open in the next few weeks.

Take a ride in a Tuk Tuk taxi

The Saughall-based company has been offering its automatic rickshaw for hire as chauffeur-driven wedding transport since 2014, but as of April this year, you can book it for tours and rides.

It offers Cestrians fun, quirky transport around the city in a Bajaj Tuk Tuk, bringing smiles and fun to anyone who spots it in the street.

Read more about the Tuk Tuk here.

Challenge Chester's escape room

Do you have a penchant for brain teasers? If so, the escape room is worth a visit. This new tourist attraction bills itself as Crystal Maze meets Fort Boyard, with elements of The Cube thrown in for good measure.

Find out more here and also what happened when the Chester Chronicle team tried it out.

Have a cup of Bubble Tea

The bubble tea craze has been taking the world by storm, and Chester's very own shop opened up late last year.

It's an Asian specialty drink containing flavoured tea and tapioca balls and can be served hot or cold, milky or fruity.

Read more about it here.

And one thing you CAN'T do this year..

Urinate at The Cross

The council introduced a controversial anti-social behaviour zone in Chester city centre earlier this year, concerning the Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).

Notices have been posted around the city centre concerning a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) which took effect from Monday (May 2).

The council consulted on the proposals last summer in a bid to crack down on anti-social activities including using ‘legal highs’, drinking alcohol in public and public urination/defecation.

Read more here.