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Capenhurst is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England and located on the Wirral Peninsula to the south west of the town of Ellesmere Port.


Family of Great Sutton teen Oscar Phillips launch campaign for better rail safety

Oscar was just 16 when he was fatally struck by a Liverpool-bound through train at Capenhurst Station

Eleven-year-old Olivia with mum Emma McCabe

Mum's fundraising drive for Ellesmere Port specialist school

Emma McCabe has already raised nearly £500 for Hinderton School


Heartwarming reaction of Little Sutton community to devastating charity shop blaze

Residents are rallying to help reopen the Age UK store as soon as possible

New Chester office block gets visit from Northern Powerhouse minister

CWaC council leader says visit was 'welcome opportunity' to demonstrate how Chester is a great place to do business

Ellie has raised £350 for Bill Brennan after cutting 14 inches of her long blonde hair

Ellesmere Port schoolgirl donates hair to raise funds for friend's grandfather

Ellie Anderson has raised £350 after cutting 14 inches of her hair

University of Chester students begin careers thanks to work placement success

Master’s degree proves a catalyst for promising career with leading energy company

Capenhurst nuclear site firefighters announce 25 hour strike

GMB union says the strike will start at 6am next Wednesday

Union fears over firefighting cuts at Capenhurst nuclear plant

Emergency response staff balloted on strike action over redundancy threat 

Capenhurst Puppy wins title for bravery in recovering from road accident

Three-year-old springer spaniel is ChesterGates Pet of the Month

Police blocking Dunkirk Lane junction with A5117 near Capenhurst. Power cables hanging across the road. Picture by Louise Thompson

More than 20 homes near Capenhurst affected by power cut

Engineers are currently working to get the power back on

Students at Ellesmere Port Catholic High School celebrate successful GCSE grades

GCSE results: Ellesmere Port Catholic High School

Top grades from students in the modern languages department in French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Polish

Ellesmere Port's countryside set to see 5k race

Event in memory of athlete Neil Lavery who passed away suddenly in 2013 age 38

St Saviour's Catholic Primary was among seven schools across Ellesmere Port and Neston which showcased their art work

Ellesmere Port and Neston schools take part in art showcase

Work from schools across the borough described as truly superb at Chester Cathedral event

Ministry of Defence chooses Capenhurst to store nuclear submarine waste

The decision follows a site selection process conducted by the MOD over the past two years

Family pay tribute to 'beautiful' Betty Wraight

Ellesmere Port mum and nan passed away suddenly aged 87

Work to start on project to help keep the lights on in Cheshire West

National Grid project on Frodsham to Capenhurst power line begins

Preparation work gets under way to help keep Cheshire West lit

Bob and Gwen Wingfield at the wedding in 1956 and at their diamond wedding celebration in 2016

Plas Newton couple celebrate 60 years together

Bob and Gwen Wingfield were married in Handbridge in 1956

The Colour Fun Run for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd

Chester hospice to run happiest 5k on the planet

Laughter, plenty of music and lots and lots of colour

Fundraising by an Ellesmere Port couple has brought in a magnificent £6,000 for Hinderton community primary special school

Ellesmere Port couple raise £6,000 for Hinderton special school

Duo say they 'couldn't be happier' with fundraising effort

Airlifted Capenhurst worker has 'non life-threatening' injuries

Construction worker recovering in hospital following accident at Urenco nuclear site

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