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Glow sticks at the ready – a Hallowe'en rave for BABIES is coming to the area

Spook-tacular event features multi-sensory dance floor and old school beats

Chester postal workers take part in national strike ballot

Union claims Royal Mail can afford better pay and pensions for its members

Police advise motorists to avoid 'gridlocked' Chester

Traffic at a standstill at the Greyhound Retail Park in Chester
Roadworks are believed to have led to build up in congestion during evening rush-hour

Chester to become world's first Sustainable Palm Oil City in bid to save rainforests

The bid is part of a major conservation campaign by Chester Zoo

Shotgun incident on Mickle Trafford footpath prompts police probe

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Woman dog walker claims she was threatened by man carrying a shotgun

Hollyoaks are filming in Chester today

Stars of Channel 4 soap are in the city to shoot a forthcoming storyline

New Chester FC boss Marcus Bignot says he's the man to get results

Blues manager confident of turning fortunes of club around after being handed reins

LIVE: Chester FC name Marcus Bignot as new manager

Updates throughout the afternoon as Blues appoint ex-Solihull and Grimsby boss

Chester FC appoint Marcus Bignot as their new manager

Ex-Solihull Moors and Grimsby Town boss takes over from Jon McCarthy

Chance to invest in Ellesmere Port indoor bouldering wall

Boulder Hut hopes Ellesmere Port centre will be the first in a series of indoor climbing gyms

Opening of new Chester Greggs delayed until next month

Greggs will open in October alongside a Starbucks coffee shop

Bond girls and Game of Thrones star will be at Chester Comic Con this weekend

Also heading down to the Roodee will be Humans and Guardians of the Galaxy stars

Cheshire Business Awards 2017: Final shortlist for this year's ceremony

Chester Cathedral laid out for the Cheshire Business Awards gala ceremony
The celebration awards ceremony and dinner is to be held at Chester Cathedral on Friday, October 6

Chester duck race raises quacking £20,000 for hospital baby unit

Fast flowing river saw corporate duck race cancelled but spirits were not dampened 

Protester found guilty after spending 57 hours on top of ex-Cheshire MP's Tarporley home

Eugene Lukjanenko targeted home of former Government minister Edward Timpson

Community 'heartbroken' and 'disgusted' as thieves steal war memorial plaques from outside church

Metal plaques listed the names of Bunbury's fallen men during both world wars

More than 35m people visited our tourist attractions last year

Chester Races, Cheshire Oaks, the Lion Salt Works and Chester itself pulled in the punters

Neston's new £25m high school opens its doors

Once in a lifetime opportunity for the community, says head

Ellesmere Port grandfather receives Papal honour

Ellesmere Port grandfather Christopher Duke, 83, who has received a Papal honour after dedicating years of his life to altar service and to the poor
Award granted by Pope Francis recognises years of dedication to altar service and to the poor 

Ellesmere Port gas exploration plan leads to growing opposition

Fracking protesters outside a public drop in held by IGas in an Ellesmere Port hotel in connection with an application for testing at their well in the town
Company says no fracking will be involved

New Scottish steakhouse to open up at luxury Chester hotel

Concept restaurant promises diners 'nothing but the best'

Ellesmere Port Stanlow oil refinery will not be sold off

The Essar refinery at Stanlow
Chief executive reveals plans to spend millions on Cheshire plant

Tarvin man takes on 31 marathons in 31 days for charity

Gareth Hughes will begin his challenges at 4am each day - before he goes to work!

All you need to know about this year's 'magical' Chester Christmas Market

We know it's still early, but the festive season will be here before you know it

The Christmas jobs in Chester you can apply for right now

Enjoy a trouble free Christmas shopping season in Chester. Picture by Mark Carline
You could even be Santa Claus if you're willing to travel

Helsby scuba diver describes her encounter with the Duke of Cambridge

Former Helsby High student Katie Condron gets chatty with Prince William

Cheshire badger cull must be stopped, says RSPCA

The animal welfare charity says culling is not effective in controlling spread of bovine TB

Chester motorists warned over city centre road closures

Road layout changed in association with new Chester Bus Interchange  

Real Housewives of Cheshire's Ester Dee reveals she's still with her husband following 'cheating' bombshell

These are the most popular baby names in the North West

Folk duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin come to Chester with a new name

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Chester Subway store celebrates first anniversary by offering free subs

Your chance to meet Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol at Broughton Shopping Park

Ellesmere Port housebuilder has grants on offer

Cheshire Phoenix Wheelchair Basketball Club plan fundraiser for cancer support centre

University of Chester lecturer celebrates the work of Charlotte Brontë in new book

Fallen Angels Dance Theatre in rehearsal for Behind the Mask

Chester Storyhouse to host free performances by Fallen Angels dance group

Chester Coach House celebrates 10 year milestone with Champagne and gunge

Chester volunteer to champion global justice on gap year adventure

Chester Storyhouse celebrates record-breaking summer reading challenge

Next launches plus-sized clothing range for children as young as three

One man show in Chester will celebrate more than half a century of James Bond

Queen’s School pupils help make a difference in Peru

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