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Holt is situated in North East Wales, part of the Welsh Marches, and sits on the banks of the River Dee. The Dee at this point marks the boundary between Wales and England and Holt Bridge was an important border crossing for centuries.


Vicky Thornley ends season to savour with World Championships silver

It was a result she ranked second only to her medal at the Olympics

GCSE results: Bishop Heber students have lots to smile about

Almost 73% achieved the national benchmark of five or more GCSE passes at A*-C

Chester Boughton Hall keep up title chase

As league rivals Neston are crowned Cheshire Twenty20 champions

Chester Boughton Hall, Oulton Park, Barrow, Alvanley, Tattenhall and Christleton all win

The latest results and scorers from the Cheshire cricketing scene

Around the wickets: Wins for Chester Boughton Hall, Alvanley, Barrow, Christleton and Oulton Park

The latest results and scorers from the Cheshire cricketing scene

Alzheimer’s Society staff in Cheshire unite for Dementia Awareness Week

Cheshire West and North Wales branches join up for symbolic event at Cross Borders Bridge

University of Chester professor is a 'trowelblazer' for ground-breaking women in science

Prof Cynthia Burek is taking part in the Raising Horizons exhibition at the Grosvenor Museum

The car collided with the Farndon and Broxton roundabout

A534 Broxton roundabout crash results in man being arrested

Incident led to closure of road between A41 and B5130 this afternoon

History of Malpas from past to present covered by new book

Local historian David Hayns has published Malpas: Cheshire's Town in the Marches

GCSE Results 2016: Bishop Heber High School

A record year for students from the Malpas school

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08: Joanne Watmore (L) of Great Britain and team mates look dejected after loosing the Women's Semi Final 2 Rugby Sevens match between Great Britain and New Zealand on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Deodoro Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) updated

Joanne Watmore's Olympic medal dreams dashed in Rio

Two heavy losses leave Team GB reeling in women's sevens rugby

Vicky Thornley's place in the Team GB rowing squad for Rio 2016 has now been confirmed

Vicky Thornley and Katherine Grainger get green light for Rio 2016

Holt's Thornley will partner four-time medal winner Grainger in women's double scull in Brazil this summer

The man was stabbed in the toilets at Chester Railway Station

Police appeal after incident outside Chester Railway Station

Two men were arrested following the altercation last night

Director of Entyce Jane Entwistle: A Day in the Life

Human alarm, clients and exercise


Chester magicians share their memories of Paul Daniels

Daniels has been described as 'the face of British magic and entertainment'

University of Chester IT technician and drone flyer Alex Foster captures flooding in Holt

Flood damage at village near Chester is revealed in drone footage

Footage captured by University of Chester employee shows River Dee flooding at Holt turning fields and hedgerows into lakes

Manor Park Residential Home is celebrating its 30th anniversary on December 15

Holt care home celebrates its 30th anniversary

Manor Park Residential Home has always been a family run home

Rower Vicky Thornley, a former Abbey Gate pupil, and now a member of Leander Rowing Club

Chester Marathon 2015: Road closures for race route

When roads are closed for Chester Marathon and Metric Marathon

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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