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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.


10 Blacon roads to shut for surfacing works – here's which and when

Temporary road closures will be in force in the area over the next few days

Well known Chester pub is demolished

Alehouse will make way for affordable housing scheme on city estate

Ellams keeps Blacon's title hopes alive as Chester Nomads return to winning ways

Results, scorers and pictures from the local football scene

Chester library opening date at Storyhouse is announced

Current library building will close for good on March 31 for the big move to £37m cultural centre

Blacon Boxing Club going from strength to strength

And thriving club has been given a helping hand by a local business

Blacon council seat targeted by former UKIP member

Steve Ingram is among four candidates standing in council by-election

Ludovic Black, also known as Victor Black, ran Solar Energy Savings Limited

Cheshire company director wanted over multi-million pound fraud

Ludovic Black ran Solar Energy Savings Limited with his brother

Car smashes into house in Blacon at the end of police chase

The driver and two passengers jumped out before the impact

Before and after images of the Old Railway fence

Sustrans volunteers revamp Blacon's Old Station pathway

The group painted the fence, re-seeded the grass and planted four trees

Part of Blacon Avenue to close for roadworks

Diversion will be in force for drivers

Funeral for woman who embodied Blacon community spirit

Etty Thompson was one of the first people to move to the Blacon estate

The Shropshire Arms pub in Chester city centre was the scene of a confrontation between Chester FC and Tranmere fans on Friday night.

Chester city centre arrest follows derby match

City centre pub is scene of incident involving Chester FC and Tranmere Rovers fans            

Blacon 'nightmare neighbour' on TV tonight will make you feel grateful for yours

James Turfrey made life hell for the couple living in the flat above him

Cheshire West council tax to rise by £1.10 as budget is set

Tories claim council tax bills would have been 'slightly lower' under their plans

Heartfelt tributes to Chester FC fan, restaurant worker, dad and granddad

Funeral service will take place later this month at Blacon Crematorium

Joy for Blacon Vets, Upton AA run ends, Airbus UK Broughton woe

Results, scorers and pictures from the local football scene

Stephen Crosbie-Fawcett tragically died following a collision in Ellesmere Port

Fatal Ellesmere Port HGV crash remains unexplained, inquest hears

Stephen Crosbie-Fawcett was not wearing a seatbelt when he hit a stationary truck at 30mph

Chester supermarket site now available for third Aldi

Community split over budget retailer's plans for another food outlet

Videos & Photos

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