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Northwich is a town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It lies in the heart of the Cheshire Plain, at the confluence of the rivers Weaver and Dane.


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

Free creative writing workshops to be held at Cheshire West libraries

The Write Time Write Place project is a series of eight-week adult creative writing courses

Northwich declared the safest large town in the North West

Town scores well for lack of violent crime and crime against property

'Fascinating' archaeology finds go on display at Northwich's Lion Salt Works Museum

Artefacts tell the story of salt production in Northwich

Halloween events for families in and around Chester

A guide to child-friendly events in the area

Lilian Warrington of Ellesmere Port is celebrating her 100th birthday this weekend

Well-travelled Ellesmere Port woman reaches 100th birthday milestone

Lilian Warrington is now resident at a care home in Northwich

MBNA Chester Marathon 2017 attracts more than 5,000 runners

Pictures from the event which took place in the city centre on Sunday

Cheshire Freemasons donate £15,000 to girl guides

The money will be used to revamp the outdoor centre at Pettypool

Bonfire night 2017: Bonfires and firework displays in Cheshire

Our guide to organised firework displays around Chester and Ellesmere Port

Friends hail tragic Chester Marathon runner an inspiration

Tributes continue to pour in for dad-of-three Trevor Cording

Heartfelt tribute paid to Chester Marathon runner who 'will be missed by so many'

Trevor Cording was a much loved husband and father of three

Burglar jailed after targeting Northwich charity shop three times

Police have labelled criminal's actions as 'simply despicable'

A series of apprenticeship events have been organised by Cheshire West and Chester Council

Apprenticeship drop-in events announced by Cheshire West and Chester Council

Four events taking place in the borough from October 10 onwards

Toddler's family mark one year on from her life-saving transplant with fundraiser

Harriett Platt's friends and family gathered to raise £15k for charity which supported her through illness

New walkway to Barons Quay now open

Pedestrians can now easily access the shopping complex from Northwich town centre

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

Chester council asked to fund Northgate Development to make it happen

But council accepts millions of pounds will be lost if whole scheme collapses

Cheshire's Anderton Boat Lift will feature on BBC 1’s Antiques Road Trip programme

Anderton Boat Lift in Northwich to feature on BBC1's Antiques Road Trip

BBC 1 will screen the show featuring the Cheshire attraction on October 11

New homes coming soon to Northwich village

Elan Homes are developing land off Common Lane in Lach Dennis

Northwich celebrates substantial rise in visitor and retail figures

Town continues to attract more footfall

Videos & Photos

We've found more old pictures of Chester Zoo - and they're amazing

Chester's Britain's Got Talent hopefuls get another chance to impress as auditions roll into Manchester

M56 forced to close in both directions after herd of COWS escaped from field


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