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Bretton is a village in Flintshire, Wales. It is located to the west of the city of Chester, near the border with Cheshire, England. Along with the nearby village of Broughton, the population was 5,791 at the 2001 Census.


The Corner Pin in Saltney.

Fire at Saltney pub causing traffic mayhem

There are not believed to be any injuries

Travellers set up camp on children's play area

The country park is often used by mums and children

Former Saltney student returns to become headteacher at his old school

Craig Burns takes over as the fifth head of St David's High School

Broughton and Bretton allotments open for National Gardens Scheme

Open day will include homemade teas

Water supply back in Chester after parts of the city cut off by burst pipe

Dee Valley Water said the problem had started from a strategic water main in Handbridge


No water for parts of Chester after burst pipe cuts off supply

Broughton, Handbridge, Lache and Saltney all affected

Bretton pub licensee and wife attacked by drunks behaving like animals

Terrifying acts of violence carried out by gang of three against Paul and Joyce Sylvester


Cheshire residents Clean up for the Queen

Litter pick events all over the borough as part of national campaign

Mold Crown Court

Chester man with loans 'coming out of his ears' diverted company cash to his own account

Luke Andrew Parry admitted a £9,000 fraud against his employers Advance Contract Solutions Ltd

Network Rail apologises as Saltney level crossing works drag on

Green Lane will not reopen until Friday, March 27

Bretton Motorcycle Club raises money for Dee Banks School

Event at Saltney Social Club is a fundraising success

The Airbus Beluga could take off and land up to midnight during the week

Concerns over late night Beluga flights

MP Stephen Mosley raises concerns about noise disturbance up to midnight

A test drill at Ince Marshes located at the rear of Quinn Glass which struck gas

Energy firms target county for fracking

Ince Marshes, Blacon and Milton Green among sites being considered

Chester FC: Shirts to go on sale in city centre as part of Hospice of Good Shepherd charity deal

Chester FC: Shirts to go on sale in city centre as part of Hospice of Good Shepherd charity deal

CHESTER FC merchandise is to go on sale in the city centre after the club unveiled the Hospice of the Good Shepherd as its official charity partner for this season.

Record crowds enjoy Broughton and Bretton Carnival

RECORD crowds revelled in the sunshine for the Broughton and Bretton Carnival.

What’s On - Events - May 16 onwards


Drama group to open Broughton Carnival

AN AMATEUR dramatic group will be entertaining the crowds at a popular carnival.

Cinema complex at Broughton Shopping Park given go-ahead

PLANS for a £13m leisure development at Broughton Shopping Park have been given the go-ahead.

Accident repair network declares support for Hospice of the Good Shepherd in Chester

WIRRAL-BASED accident repair network Howard Basford has teamed up with the Hospice of the Good Shepherd to help raise money for the organisation that cares for and supports more than 1,000 local people of all ages every year.

Accident repair firm Howard Basford teams up with Hospice of the Good Shepherd to raise funds

WIRRAL-BASED accident repair firm Howard Basford has teamed up with the Hospice of the Good Shepherd to help raise funds for the charity.

Videos & Photos

The distressing 999 call dad made seconds before lorry crashes into his family car on M6

What the law says on drivers parking in front of your house

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Woman called 999 asking for groceries and a shower


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