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Backford is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is the home of the Hospice of the Good Shepherd.


Hospice of the Good Shepherd seeks fundraising heroes

The hospice relies on community kindness to continue to provide free care

The Hospice of the Good Shepherd in Backford

Hospice urging people to make a will with a series of expert clinics

Hospice of the Good Shepherd teams up with Oliver & Co for three events starting next month

How can I get rid of my real Christmas tree?

Recycle, donate or plant – just don't leave it languishing on a pavement somewhere

A thank you from the Hospice of the Good Shepherd

Backford hospice reveals hearty gratitude for everyone who has supported it

Chester law firm ends 225th anniversary year by supporting charities this Christmas

Milestone year ends with 12 days of seasonal goodwill giving

Chester charity founder sleeps rough for the homeless

ShareShop co-founder and trustee Adam Dandy backs fellow charity CATH

Remembrance Day 2017 - Young and old show their respects in Chester

Your pictures from Remembrance Day services across Chester and Ellesmere Port

Countess of Chester Hospital Scanner Appeal boosted by £50,000

Series of October events for good cause leads to magnificent fundraising total

The junction of Station Lane in Mollington and the A41 Liverpool Road

Police attending incident involving drunken male in Mollington

Drivers are warned it could affect rush hour traffic in the area

Co-op serves up new Hoole store following £750,000 investment

Outlet in Hoole Road has created 16 full and part-time jobs

New Hoole Co-op opens this Thursday

Launch delayed by a week compared with original schedule

Chester's Five Villages to hold free bonfire night and pop-up pub event

Family occasion will take place at Backford Village Hall on November 3

Joe Francis ends season on high - as Jenny Tinmouth makes welcome return

Fit-again Francis races to top-10 finishes while Tinmouth impresses back on the grid

Joe Francis back for season finale - two months after fracturing vertebrae

Chester rider returns for Brands Hatch showpiece after recovering from spectacular crash

New Co-op to open in Hoole later this month

Conversion of former medical centre into a convenience store is almost complete

Chester's five villages hold free apple pressing this weekend

Drop-in event takes place at Backford Village Hall on September 30

Joe Francis on road to recovery after dramatic crash

And Chester rider could be back for season finale despite suffering fractured vertebrae

Fallen trees and road closures – how Storm Aileen affected Chester and Ellesmere Port

Weather wasn't as severe as predicted, but emergency services were still kept busy

Princess Diana opening the Countess of Chester Hospital, in 1984, during a visit to Chester and Warrington with Prince Charles (380)

How Chester came to a standstill in the aftermath of Princess Diana's untimely death

Only public toilets and emergency services operated as normal

Videos & Photos

Tesco customers will lose out due to changes made to Clubcard scheme

Beluga aircraft landed at Airbus-Hawarden Airport. Broughton.

The nerve-racking moment an Airbus Beluga lands in high winds

Family shopping at supermarket

Here's when the major supermarkets reduce their food


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