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Blacon is a large suburb in Chester, containing a mixture of private homes and substantial public council-built properties. At one time it contained one of the largest council housing estates in Europe, but this estate is now owned, run and maintained by the Chester and District Housing Trust in partnership with Cheshire West & Chester Council.


Blacon Youth cause shock, Upton AA battle back, Clubbies move clear

Reports, results, scorers and pictures from the Chester football scene

Firearm amnesty launched by Cheshire police in bid to keep gun crime down

Force is urging people to hand over firearms during two-week surrender

Chester MP Chris Matheson working to boost police service in city centre

Cheshire police and crime commissioner David Keane is looking for a win-win solution

Who'd live in a dog-house like this? Well, nobody after planners reject scheme

Application to convert 'shoddily built' dog kennels in Saughall unanimously turned down

Heavy Chester traffic may have been linked to large funeral

Roads north of city are now back to normal following earlier disruption

Inspirational Tiffany graduates after overcoming cancer during degree

Blacon student found out she had rare form of cancer just months before starting her course

This is why a white Bentley swept through Chester with a police escort

Motorcade with police motorbikes and cars caused quite a stir

Moving sponsored walk held by baby loss support group

Chester Miscarriage and Baby Loss Support Group is raising money for new headstones

Days left to save Chester's Garden Quarter ward from the axe

Councillor urges everyone to have their say in public consultation ending on November 6

Youngsters support family of Chester teenager Jordan killed after being struck by train

Jordan's dad thanked everyone for their 'love and respect'

Loving family tribute to Chester teenager Jordan killed after being struck by train

Friends organise balloon release at Grosvenor Park attended by teenager's parents

Traffic congestion and road closures expected for large funeral in Blacon

A large gathering is expected to attend the service

Police release CCTV images following attempted Blacon burglary

The men were disturbed when the house alarm went off

Ellesmere Port murder trial starts today

Case is scheduled to take six weeks in front of a judge and jury

Teenager held 'against his will' in Blacon assault

Three teenagers from Chester and Ellesmere Port were arrested

How the Liverpool city region rail network could look, according to Kayla Biby of Facebook group Liverpool Underground. The imagined network would include a 'Sergeant Pepper line' and a line across a Mersey barrage

Merseyrail Tube dream would create better links for Chester and Cheshire Oaks

Kayla Bibby, who runs Facebook group Liverpool Underground, has a vision for a massively expanded rail network

The new library at Storyhouse in Chester. Picture by J Hopkins

Cheshire West prepares for Libraries Week 2017

Find out what your local library has to offer from October 9-14

Clubbies march on, Spital Vaults go top, Chester Nomads draw again, Blacon Youth progress

Reports, results, scorers and pictures from the Chester football scene

Videos & Photos

Bishops' Blue Coat seek funding for next year's Little Shop of Horrors

The 2017 Overall Champion of Champions Alan Johnson of Neston is joined by family members and fellow volunteers from Northern Lights with Colin Jackson, Stephen Stewart of ScottishPower and Carl Wood of Trinity Mirror

Winners revealed at 30th anniversary Your Champions awards ceremony

Jeremy Vine declares his love for Chester after 'fantastic' visit to Storyhouse


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