A 19-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences following a drugs raid in Ellesmere Port.
A collapsed finance giant played ‘fast and loose’ with employees’ jobs by expanding its Cheshire operation despite being refused a Government bail-out.
Over 7,000 walkers, including Kerry McDowell from Cheshire, went the extra mile and completed Prostate Cancer UK’s fourth walking challenge, March the Month, helping to raise over £1.7m.
Learners at Cheshire College have secured offers to study Medicine and Science at two of the country’s top universities.
All residents in the borough can access regular and rapid COVID-19 tests to help stop any outbreaks of the virus.
Bunbury Mill Trust is actively considering when and how we will be able to reopen the mill to the public for guided tours and schools visits.
A police boss who describes himself as an “experienced protester” says a report on how protests are policed is one sided, illiberal and undermines civil and political rights.
The Sunday Service at Chester Cathedral on Sunday 11 April will be dedicated to remembering the life of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
Police are appealing for information after two men absconded from a Warrington prison.
From 12 April all care home residents across Cheshire West and Chester will be able to have two named visitors in addition to an essential care giver if they have higher care needs.
On Monday, 12 April, high streets in Cheshire West and Chester can reopen.
The Lord Mayor of Chester has written to Buckingham Palace expressing condolences on behalf of the City of Chester following the passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
The Leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council has written to Buckingham Palace to express deepest condolences on behalf of the borough following the passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
ALDO UK can confirm its Broughton store will be reopening to welcome shoppers back from 12th April 2021.
Cheshire Neighbourhood Watch Association now has a Facebook group specifically for Neighbourhood Watch across Cheshire.
Tributes are pouring in for a well-loved Bridge Community Farms volunteer who died last month.
The Canal & River Trust charity is inviting children and adults across the North West to unlock a new hobby this summer by joining a free ‘Let’s Fish!’ taster session.
More than 300 Cheshire-based jobs have been lost after the collapse of a finance company that has embroiled former Tory prime minister David Cameron.
Drivers are being reminded the M6 at Knutsford in Cheshire will be affected by junction and motorway closures this weekend - and next - as work to pour the concrete for the new £43 million bridge through the roundabout at junction 19 gets underway.
An outdoor adventure park, a collection of eco-friendly holiday cabins and a string of independent bars and restaurants are among the new attractions raring to go across Cheshire, when lockdown restrictions lift.
Cheshire Constabulary is urging residents to stay safe ahead of further relaxation of coronavirus restrictions next week.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today (Friday 9 April) announced £18m for cycle training across the country to ensure children and their families have the confidence to choose active travel, as the Government encourages everyone walk or cycle where possible.
The Covid pandemic has been bad for our hearts, says a leading cardiologist, and we need to get active again.
The creative relationships that emerge between art teachers and students outside the secondary school curriculum are explored in a new book by a graduate from the University of Chester.
The distanced but shared experience of lockdown living is one of the themes captured in images by University of Chester Photography students who have used their ingenuity and digital skills to create virtual exhibitions displaying their work.
Health officials in West Cheshire have welcomed the news that care homes across the borough are now free from Covid-19 infections.
Police investigating a collision on the motorway are appealing for information.
Here's the latest update from the promoters of the Rewind Festival 2021.
The Easter Bank Holiday weekend saw more than a hundred offences recorded by bikers for actions such as dangerous riding, riding without due care and attention and riding at excessive speed.
Chester shops and alfresco hospitality are busy preparing for re-opening on April 12th after a period of extended lockdown.
Almost a million people across Cheshire and Merseyside, who are expecting their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, are being encouraged to take up the offer as soon as they are invited.
The NSPCC has launched a new appeal for volunteers to take on roles from the comfort of their own homes.
Local charity KidsBank Chester is appealing for help as it increases support for a growing number of families in need.
Over 400 laptops have been distributed to Cheshire College learners, helping teaching, learning and assessment to be carried out remotely over the last 12-months.
The number of nature lovers who took part in the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch soared to a million people this winter after a year of lockdown restrictions saw people turn to nature for comfort.
The National League chairman Brian Barwick has notified the Board he will be stepping down from his position at the end of the 2020/21 season.
Detectives investigating the robbery of an elderly man in Chester are appealing for information.
Detectives investigating a fire at a barbers in Frodsham are appealing for information.
More than 3,000 employers in the North West have signed up to the Government’s flagship Disability Confident scheme to-date, leading the way and showing their commitment to supporting disabled people in the workplace.
Internationally acclaimed artist Joe Richardson is returning to his West Cheshire roots to share his multidisciplinary art practice with residents of Winsford in his latest solo exhibition.
£2.5 billion is being invested in the National Skills Fund by the Government to help adults across the UK gain the valuable knowledge required by employers to enter key sectors. In response Cheshire’s largest further education provider, Cheshire College, has launched a range of fully-funded flexible study programmes.
An award-winning Cheshire interior design business is opening its first studio in Farndon village.
The NHS in the North West has vaccinated more than 3.6 million people against Covid-19, with the number receiving their second dose reaching a new weekly high.
Chester FC are pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Hart as their new Head of Scouting.
On Saturday 17th July, the Blues Bar is hosting a Chester FC Fundraiser to support the Boost the Budget campaign.
Hairdressers, barbers, beauty salons, nail technicians and tattoo artists can find out all they need to know about how to reopen safely with an online event on Thursday, 8 April.
A Deeside man has been fined £404 for a dog fouling offence in the centre of Chester after he failed to pay a fixed penalty notice.
An orphaned fox cub with his eyes still closed, which was found shivering in a garden in Chester, is now being cared for by RSPCA staff.
A new COVID-19 testing centre for people without symptoms is set to open at Chester Cathedral in the heart of Chester city centre on Tuesday, 6 April, at 11am.
Natural England have just launched their new version of The Countryside Code.
City living, health and education facilities and how to attract graduates and young people to live and work here. These are just some of the ideas on the table as part of a new ‘vision’ for Chester city centre, which seeks to reimagine the iconic destination for the post-lockdown environment.
Cheshire West and Chester has reached another milestone in the COVID-19 vaccination programme with 60 per cent of the eligible population in the borough now being vaccinated with their first dose.
A man has bravely told of how he overcame suicidal feelings and years of alcohol misuse after being sexually abused by his foster father at the age of 13.
Ongoing reductions in cancer services and the impact of lockdown through the COVID-19 pandemic have created an increased burden on the wellbeing of the family and friends of people affected by cancer, a new study concludes.
A team of 4x4 volunteers who helped snowbound NHS staff at the beginning of the year are expanding their service across North Wales thanks to a cash boost from a police charity.
Home COVID-19 testing kits are available to collect at sites across Cheshire West and Chester.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has set out its plan of action after a section of wall collapsed at St Oswald’s Church, Malpas following heavy storms.
Students at the University of Chester are celebrating their success in delivering a series of virtual community and charity events.
Following announcements relating to the Government's roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions, Cheshire West and Chester Council’s libraries, museums and the Cheshire Record Office will begin to reopen next month.
Highways England’s congestion-busting new bridge over the M6 in Cheshire will be a step nearer by the middle of next month with the completion of a key phase of the construction work.
Transport for Wales is reminding customers to check before they travel this Easter weekend as vital engineering work takes place throughout the Wales and Borders network.
The University of Chester has been recognised nationally for its positive impact on businesses, local growth and regeneration, as well as its commitment to public and community engagement, in a new Government-led benchmark demonstrating the importance of English Higher Education Institutions.
Chester will style itself as an “open-air city” as lockdown restrictions ease – and locals are being asked to encourage friends and family to reconnect in its historic streets.
Chester city centre is being spruced up prior to re-opening thanks to the efforts of the city’s Business Improvement District, Chester BID who are set to clean hundreds of metres of the city.
Weaver Vale MP Mike Amesbury is warning the Cheshire countryside is under threat from Government proposals.
Car crime is a real problem in the UK. Alarmingly, one car is stolen every ten minutes.
Spring has arrived, signs of warmer days to come are already here, and Chester West and Chester Council has seen an increase in requests from residents wanting to get involved and help give the borough a spring clean.
Residents across Cheshire are being urged to stick to the rules ahead of the Easter bank holiday weekend following the latest relaxation of coronavirus restrictions.
A top food wholesaler is rewarding frontline staff with bumper pay rises of up to 14% to help fuel ambitious expansion plans.
Three people have been charged in connection with the theft of two dogs in Nantwich.
Cheshire police warn they will act against riders who feel it is acceptable to travel at excess speed and is encouraging them to ride on the county’s roads safely.
GB Olympic medallist and local legend Beth Tweddle is set to launch an industry-leading gymnastics programme at Abbey Gate College in Chester – near to where she grew up.
England’s lockdown restrictions eased on Monday 29 March, with the public being able to meet outdoors in groups of up to six, as can two households.
Storyhouse is celebrating a return to live performance with the announcement of an exciting season of new shows which go on sale this week.
Two stolen dogs have been recovered from an address in Stoke-on-Trent this morning (Tuesday 30 March) and returned to their owners.
Elections for the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner will take place on Thursday, 6 May.
A social care leader has pledged to work tirelessly to help create better health and care services in North Wales.
Two men have been jailed and handed Criminal Behaviour Orders for stealing a series of bicycles in Chester.
Forest Holidays is getting ready to welcome guests to its brand-new location in Delamere Forest, Cheshire and on Friday 26 March unveiled the new location to local MP Edward Timpson.
Cheshire West and Chester Council are working alongside partners and local community groups to provide support to families over the upcoming spring break.
Cheshire West and Chester Council and Chester FC Community Trust have been awarded a grant of £1,068,589 from the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation to create a new 3G pitch and pavilion in Blacon.
Cheshire West and Chester Council is working with the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), Public Health England (PHE) and other partners to respond to an outbreak of Avian Flu at a poultry farm in Tarporley.
Chris Matheson MP has visited Chester’s new vaccination centre as the national rollout continues.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging people to step forward and explore the opportunities the fire and rescue service can offer people who have a passion for working in and helping Tarporley by becoming paid on-call firefighters.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is launching a year-long campaign on 1 April to raise awareness of the benefits of fitting sprinkler systems in business premises.
Officers investigating the theft of two dogs in Nantwich have released CCTV footage of two men they want to speak to about the incident.
PCSO Bailey reports on events and crime for March 2021 in the Chester area...
Chester FC’s Deva Stadium car park has had a fantastic upgrade this week thanks to our friends at VINCI Construction UK.
Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Library Service is launching a brilliant new way to download and read eBooks and listen to eAudiobooks.
An assurance has been given that Ellesmere Port will have a leading role to play in the country's green industrial future.
Residents in Cheshire West and Chester should continue to stay local and only cross the border into Wales for essential reasons.
Police in Ellesmere Port are cracking down on anti-social behaviour in Whitby Park.
A tourism leader in North Wales says it’s a “great shame” that attractions and most of the hospitality industry won’t be open for Easter.
Businesses in Cheshire West and Chester could be entitled to thousands of pounds worth of government grant funding to help get them back up and running as we move into recovery following the national lockdown.
This summer will see the return of the hugely popular Chester Unlocked project, which saw the creation of over 30 mini museums spread across the city in 2016.
Storyhouse has announced that tickets for its multi award-winning Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre are to go on immediate sale.
The North West’s top doctor today urged everyone who is entitled to a Covid jab to come forward as new figures showed the NHS vaccination programme racked up record numbers of jabs last week.
Chester FC can update their members and supporters on the outcome of the club’s application to the Sports Winter Survival Package.
As children have returned to their classrooms this month, new analysis from The Labour Party shows that the number of pupils in class sizes over 30 has soared under the Conservatives, to one in six pupils in Cheshire West & Chester.
The John Lewis Partnership has revealed plans to close a further eight stores, including the "At Home" store in Chester, leaving 1,465 jobs under threat.
More than 14,500 Cheshire West and Chester residents have given their views on Cheshire West and Chester Council’s proposed waste strategy.
Officers investigating an incident in Malpas are appealing for information and footage from members of the public.
Over the past two weeks Cheshire College has welcomed thousands of learners back to their three Campuses culminating what has been a different, but extremely successful term for the region’s largest provider of post-16 education.
Over 13,000 new trees planted by the Tatton Estate and EA Technology collaborating to deliver a pioneering project with the DEFRA Trees for Climate programme.
An update on some recent Rural Watch reports...
A pioneering service has been set up in North Wales to help parents who are abused by their children after a 70% increase in cases during the pandemic.
Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Library Service is launching a brilliant new way to download and read eBooks and listen to eAudiobooks.
Alton Towers Resort today revealed first look images of Gangsta Granny: The Ride from ‘The World of David Walliams’. With the ride planned to launch on Monday 17th May, the new images reveal the ground-breaking, brand-new family attraction that brings to life David Walliams’ most popular children’s novel, Gangsta Granny.
A Merseyside charity specialising in autism support, is asking the public to get out and get active to help raise funds and awareness for people with autism this spring.
With traditional Easter Egg hunts off the agenda due to Covid restrictions, Chester BID has set up a lockdown friendly Easter trail for children across the city. It will launch on April 1st and run throughout the month.
Graduates across the country are being encouraged to apply to a fast-track programme to become the next generation of child and family social workers.
Dogs left unsupervised in gardens could be at risk from ‘dognappers’ who are taking advantage of soaring prices for lockdown pets.
Due to a surge in demand for COVID testing services across the North West, Nantwich-based healthcare testing business, Everything Genetic, is supporting furloughed workers in the local community in the fight against COVID-19.
More than 21,000 vulnerable people across Cheshire will no longer have to shield from coronavirus from 1 April.
Professional consultants have been appointed to move to the next stage in the redevelopment of Dee House in Chester.
Manufacturers from Cheshire have urged others to follow in their footsteps by adopting technology and digital tools to survive and thrive.
Restauranteurs, pub landlords and café owners can find out more about how to reopen safely with an online event on Tuesday, 30 March.
An award-winning Nursing graduate has inspired and impressed both her lecturers and her fellow students during her studies at the University of Chester.
Over 15,000 hacked email and social media accounts have been reported in one year.
Anyone who is experiencing domestic abuse can now go into Boots or independent chemists and ask for support.
With the pandemic moving more graduate recruitment online, students at the University of Chester have been preparing for the next steps in their careers with a unique virtual exercise supported by a host of well-known organisations.
Forest Live, the outdoor summer concert series presented by Forestry England, where acts perform in spectacular woodland locations around the country has been postponed to 2022.
Whilst theatre productions are still missing a live audience, Cheshire Rural Arts will be presenting a new online production based on Aesop’s fables.
Morrisons has announced it will be donating 100,000 chocolate eggs to those in need in the run up to the Easter weekend.
Chester Lions Club aims to spread a little joy this Easter by providing Easter eggs for the West Cheshire Food Bank to distribute to disadvantaged children, who might otherwise go without.
Chester FC’s Under-19’s side will be playing their 2019/20 National League Alliance Cup Final at the end of this month.
A medical lecturer from the University of Chester is playing his part in allaying fears over the risk of rare blood clots, potentially linked to one of the COVID-19 vaccinations.
The Neuro Therapy Centre is encouraging people from across the region to sign-up to its first Easter Walk.
With Sunday March 21 just around the corner, Census 2021 is in full swing.
A teenager has been convicted of attempted murder after a man was left blind following a hammer attack in Nantwich.
Work to transform Chester into one of the world’s best digitally connected cities is underway.
Parklands Community Primary School in Ellesmere Port, local volunteers and shops have all come together to support the NHS and Cheshire West and Chester Council in the roll-out of the borough’s vaccination programme.
Cheshire and Merseyside NHS is teaming up with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities to launch a campaign promoting vaccine safety.
Conservation scientists at Chester Zoo have unveiled “the most ambitious plan” in the zoo’s 90-year history – a new set of targets to secure a future rich in wildlife
Determined fundraisers across Cheshire are set to Race for Life at Home and carry on the fight against cancer as the nation looks beyond lockdown.
The RSPCA has answered almost one million calls since the start of lockdown one year ago, and officers across the North West have dealt with 16,319 incidents.
A police boss has hit out at Government plans to introduce new powers to crack down on protests describing them as a “ full frontal assault on human rights”.
Support and inspiration are just a click away for people who are self-isolating at home because of COVID-19.
Residents who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Cheshire West and Chester are encouraged to book their appointment.
As the first anniversary of the initial COVID-19 lockdown approaches, plans are being developed in west Cheshire to commemorate those who have lost their lives and everyone who has been impacted by the virus.
Residents across Cheshire are being urged to continue following the coronavirus regulations – as a significant milestone is reached in the vaccination programme.
A year ago, the Action54Zero group that campaigns for safety measures on Neston’s main road was delighted to hear that Cheshire West and Chester Council was committed to the scheme to improve safety at the junctions with Raby Park Road and Quarry Road.
A community space in Neston is set to be improved as a result of funding from police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane’s Community Police Fund.
A new action group is to be set up in Cheshire West and Chester to oversee the action being taken to prevent future flooding events in the borough.
A new Director of Children and Family Services has been appointed by Cheshire West and Chester Council.
Cheshire West and Chester Council is trialling a new scheme this week which will streamline how residents can report issues with litter bins.
The future of services to protect the public in Chester City Centre begins to take on a new shape this week as Cheshire West and Chester Council and Cheshire's Police and Crime Commissioner launch their vision for a multi-agency hub.
A dedicated Climate Emergency Fund, launched by Cheshire West and Chester Council, will provide a financial boost for local organisations and Council projects that can reduce carbon emissions.
Cheshire police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane has praised the work of women’s centres for supporting females in the criminal justice system and reducing reoffending.
On-street parking charges at three locations in Chester are due to begin from Wednesday, 31 March to ensure spaces are available for those visiting local shops, bars and restaurants.
The owner of a restaurant in Ellesmere Port has been sentenced for food safety and hygiene offences at Chester Magistrates’ Court.
A new online resource that will help people in west Cheshire find out more about poverty in the borough has been launched through the Council’s website.
Four more community organisations have been awarded funding to help Cheshire residents recover from flooding in the county.
A national awareness day to highlight child exploitation (CE) and how to spot the signs is being supported by Cheshire Constabulary, Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner and Cheshire’s Community Safety Partnership.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has reaffirmed its commitment to reversing Northwich’s fortunes with a series of exciting developments, following a tough 14 months for the town.
NHS Test and Trace is making weekly COVID-19 home testing available to personal assistants working in adult social care across England.
Residents in Cheshire West and Chester are being asked to show their thanks and support to the local businesses across the borough that have been part of the small army of essential workers keeping the country going.
Chris Matheson, MP for Chester, has called on the Government to reconsider its decision to sell off Dale Barracks.
The Leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council has today (Wednesday, 17 March) welcomed news of a £72m decarbonisation funding boost to create thousands of new jobs and place the borough at the centre of the country’s green industrial revolution.
Neighbouring MPs have welcomed an innovative public transport service in the rural area after a successful £1m funding bid.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has been awarded £1.075m from the Government’s Rural Mobility Fund for a three-year trial of an innovative public transport service for residents living in rural and suburban areas.
Residents of Cheshire West and Chester really have gone green during the coronavirus pandemic, as the Council reports that recycling rates have risen.
One year on from when the first Covid-19 restrictions were introduced, Cheshire police and crime commissioner David Keane has congratulated Cheshire Police for the way it has adapted its services in response to the pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed day-to-day life for many of us, but staff at a Cheshire charity are determined it won’t stop them from spreading their message for World Down Syndrome Day.
Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane and child sexual abuse support services across Cheshire have issued a statement ahead of the BBC’s three-part series entitled ‘Football’s Darkest Secret’ which is due to be released on Monday 22 March.
A man from Connah’s Quay recently donated blood to mark what would have been his father’s 100th blood donation.
A police boss and two abuse charities are urging men in North Wales to do more to help women feel safe in the wake of the abduction and murder of Sarah Everard.
A charitable fund in the name of HRH Prince Charles has donated £25,000 to Bridge Community Farms in Ellesmere Port.
The FA released a statement yesterday afternoon confirming the curtailment of tiers 3-6 of the Women’s Football Pyramid.
A number of schemes to reduce speeding on roads across Chester have been given the green light thanks to funding from police and crime commissioner David Keane.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has secured a significant boost towards its ambitious target date of 2030 to achieve carbon neutrality for the Council’s own emissions, as well as a carbon neutral borough by 2045.
There has been a theft of four high value bikes and an electric bike from the shed of a property on Parkgate Road which backs onto Capenhurst Lane, Capenhurst.
After a public consultation highlighted that pet owners are now more worried about taking their dog for a walk than they were last year and the UK's largest lost and found dog service, Dog Lost, estimates that thefts have risen by 250 per cent across the country.
Residents in Cheshire have been reaping the benefits of a new community policing model which has seen a dedicated police constable and police community support officer (PCSO) dedicated to every community in the county.
Three new projects for young people are set launch in Chester thanks to funding from David Keane, the county’s police and crime commissioner.
After a lot of careful consideration, Chester Pride has taken the decision to not hold our annual LGBT+ Celebration in a physical format for 2021, instead reviving the Digital Chester Pride format in a bigger and bolder way.
BT today revealed that 183 of its iconic red phone boxes across the North West are up for grabs – as it urges local communities to take advantage of a scheme to help transform them for the 21st century.
The National League is delighted to confirm Vanarama will continue as title sponsors through to the 2024/25 season.
Justin Madders, MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston, has highlighted worsening conditions for some workers during the year-long coronavirus outbreak.
Adults with a learning disability have recently been added to the priority list to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.
Unpaid carers across Cheshire, who do not live with the person they care for, can now get free personal protective equipment (PPE).
Mark Roberts has been confirmed as Cheshire Constabulary’s new chief constable following a confirmation hearing by Cheshire’s police and crime panel.
Storyhouse today announce a NEW LIVE streamed run of the acclaimed production of Strindberg’s Miss Julie will take place 9 – 17 April.
Police are asking the public to help them trace a man from Chester who is wanted in connection with harassment.
A social care leader says many care homes are in an “impossible position” after indoor visits by family and friends were given the go-ahead.
Dog Co. was launched in lockdown, bringing together decades of design knowledge and experience in partnership with one of England’s finest and longest-serving dog manufacturers.
A Centre which helps people with neurological conditions is marking the first-year anniversary of virtual operations next week (15th – 19th March).
Cheshire West and Chester Council’s four-year programme to increase the number of 20mph speed limits on residential roads and outside schools is now complete and an analysis of the first three years shows impressive results to make communities safer.
Cheshire and Merseyside NHS is teaming up with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities to launch a campaign promoting vaccine safety.
On Monday 15th March at 5.30pm, Chester MP Chris Matheson will host a live, public webinar to discuss plans to improve road safety on the A41.
Average speed cameras could be installed on part of the A41 in Chester thanks to a commitment from Cheshire’s police and crime Commissioner (PCC) and Cheshire West and Chester Council.
Cheshire West and Chester Council is extending the opening hours of its larger Household Waste Recycling Centres.
Detectives have issued an urgent warning after a recent spate in reports of fraudulent calls from scammers claiming to be police and targeting the vulnerable and elderly.
A seriously ill 22-year-old cat who had been missing from home for two decades was reunited with her shocked owners after she was handed into the RSPCA.
Chester MP Chris Matheson has urged the Government to press ahead with rail upgrades between Chester and Crewe as part of wider improvements in the region.
Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner David Keane is supporting a move by Cheshire Constabulary to reduce the number of young people in Cheshire finding their way into the criminal justice system.
After a year of racing behind closed doors, Chester Race Company Ltd., is today looking forward to becoming one of the first major events in the country to welcome back full capacity crowds.
Arts, culture and heritage projects organised by Cheshire West and Chester Council have been able to survive, adapt and plan for a brighter future using the Cultural Recovery Funding (CRF).
A Chester publican has paid tribute to the warm welcome and support he has received from his local community since returning to his roots to take up the helm of a new venture 12 months ago, just weeks before the Coronavirus pandemic plunged the UK into lockdown.
Neighbourhood Watch Network is supporting Sussex's Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, who, in partnership with the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC), has created an online survey designed to understand the public’s perception of dog theft, enforcement, and the prosecution of offenders.
A new COVID-19 testing centre for people without symptoms is set to open in the heart of Chester city centre.
There are just a few more days to have your say on the future of recycling and waste disposal services in the borough.
Residents are being urged to stay local and follow the guidance following the latest relaxations in the coronavirus legislation.
Huxley C.E. Primary School, in West Cheshire, is set to offer a new type of schooling where children can work part of the week at school and part at home.
The Barnston Estate has funded the installation of a new community defibrillator in the village of Farndon.
Due to the continued concerns around COVID-19 and the pressures remaining around social distancing, the organisers of the Chester City Passion have taken the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 Chester City Passion.
Residents in West Cheshire have a last chance to help shape Social Welfare and Advice Services to meet the needs of people in the borough.
Students studying Level 3 Construction at Cheshire College - South & West are spoilt for choice as they are getting access to both the Chester Northgate and Ellesmere Port construction sites operated by VINCI Construction UK Limited.
At its meeting on Wednesday, 17 March, Cheshire West and Chester Council's Cabinet will consider a report into the flooding events of 2019, which affected parts of the borough and left homes and businesses flooded.
Cheshire police and crime commissioner David Keane is joining retail union Usdaw in a call for the government to protect retail staff after a dramatic rise in attacks since the start of Covid-19.
Cheshire West and Chester Council offers Redundancy Support through Work Zones across the borough.
The Leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, asking him to commit the support needed to secure the future of the Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port.
Police and crime commissioner David Keane has praised the response of Cheshire Police following a year of increased reports of domestic violence.
During March, Cheshire West and Chester Council is supporting the Food Standards Agency’s latest campaign to stay ‘takeaway safe’ by encouraging people to speak up about food allergies to takeaways and other food businesses.
Cheshire Down’s Syndrome Support Group (GDSSG) are highlighting the plight of young adults with Down’s syndrome, whose learning and life skills development have been critically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner has provided funding for a project in Chester which aims to make children’s journey home from school safer.
The family of a 44-year-old man who died in a collision in Plumley have paid tribute to him.
A Chester GP practice has earned a prestigious national award for transforming mental health services and going the extra mile for its community.
Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane has today (Monday 8 March) announced that Mark Roberts has been chosen as his preferred candidate to take up the position of Cheshire’s chief constable.
DSN, a leading sensory loss organisation in the North West and North Wales will bring fresh support to ex-military personnel in need of sensory support.
As part of the current works in Chester city centre to install a new surface rainwater drain, Nuns Road will close on Monday 29th March 2021.
A North Wales specialist steelwork fabrication company is reaping the rewards of a major programme of investment.
A pioneering new project created for Cheshire businesses to support their staff, customers and clients in recognising domestic abuse has launched today.
Chester MP, Chris Matheson has received confirmation from Cheshire West and Chester Council that the embankments and verges of the A55 will receive extensive cleansing next week.
More residents in Cheshire West and Chester are being offered COVID-19 rapid tests as part of the national roadmap to ease restrictions.
From Monday, 8 March care home residents across Cheshire West and Chester will be able to be visited indoors by a single, named individual.
The Chester Gift Card, launched as part of Chester BID’s battleplan to save the high street shops from suffering the effects of lockdown prior to Christmas, is set to pump tens of thousands of pounds into the city’s businesses.
A group of young people in Cheshire have produced a report detailing how police and partners can improve their engagement with under 25s.
Storyhouse has today announced that they will present their biggest ever summer event programme with over 200 events taking place from May.
With Mother’s Day fast approaching, Foster4, Cheshire West and Chester, Halton and Warrington’s fostering recruitment service, has launched a new campaign to find local people to care for both parents and their children together.
Parents, guardians and pupils in Chester will see an increase in safety messages on roads surrounding primary schools, thanks to funding from David Keane police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Cheshire.
The RSPCA is appealing for information after the bodies of two puppies were found at Bridgewater Canal in Grappenhall.
The number of people sleeping rough in Cheshire West and Chester continues to fall, with our latest, formal, annual count finding four people living on the streets.
A fashion showcase event hosted by University of Chester students offers the chance to meet designers online, get a glimpse of the latest collections, win style points and support a city-based charity.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has been working closely with schools and colleges across the borough to prepare for all pupils returning to face-to-face learning from Monday 8 March.
Cheshire police officers have issued more than 300 Traffic Offence Reports (TORs) to motorists for using their mobile phone behind the wheel.
Cheshire West and Chester Council is working with the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to deliver this year's national census.
Chester Bandstand will be marking International Women’s Day with an online showcase and celebration of women’s creativity on Saturday 6, Sunday 7, and Monday 8 March.
Cheshire bakers are being urged to grab their mixing bowls and whip up some cash, as ‘The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer’ returns this March on Channel 4.
A ground-breaking business park built entirely from shipping containers has been launched on Deeside.
Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner has awarded funding to a local charity to design and deliver awareness sessions about the dangers of being online.
Police and crime commissioner David Keane has welcomed new laws to protect victims of domestic violence, but has urged the government to go further to support victims.
MPs have continued to pile on pressure on the Government to safeguard thousands of jobs linked to the Vauxhall Motors car plant.
We’ve had an increase in numbers of reports around scams.
Firefighters from the Chester fire station are this week embarking on a gruelling training schedule ahead of their 2021 charity challenge – from Sea to Summit.
Local NHS Trust, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP), has teamed up with two organisations to provide wellbeing support to key workers across Cheshire and Wirral.
University of Chester students are on course to raise money for the only charity of its kind in the UK and lift spirits in lockdown with a virtual race night event.
Work to transform Chester into one of the world’s best digitally connected cities is underway.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has secured over £500,000 in funding to install energy efficient measures to some of the borough’s most inefficient homes.
Lockdown business idea blossoms for North West student entrepreneur winner.
Funding from Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner will enable two groups to start Covid-secure activities for vulnerable members of the community in Ellesmere Port and Neston.
Residents in Cheshire West and Chester are strongly urged to continue stay at home to help reduce COVID-19 infection rates even further prior to schools opening.
The Barnston Estate, one of Cheshire’s oldest family estates, has been announced as the runner-up in this year’s prestigious Rural Business Awards.
Cheshire’s largest provider of post-16 education is hosting a Virtual Open Day this month for local learners to get a feel for College life.
Home Instead Chester is celebrating extraordinary client satisfaction scores, by achieving a client advocacy score of 90%. The outstanding results come a year into one of the toughest crises the social care sector has ever seen.
Dog owners in Cheshire are being invited to have their say on dog thefts by police and crime commissioner David Keane.
Residents are being urged to continue to stay at home ahead of the first phase of relaxation of coronavirus lockdown restrictions next month.
Secretary of State for Wales Simon Hart has paid tribute to the people of Wales in his St David’s Day message.
Chester FC can provide an update to season ticket holders after the 2020/21 National League North season was declared null and void.
The curtailment of the 2020/21 season is an opportunity to reflect on the past 12 months and the immense challenges we have faced as a football club.
Chester FC is pleased to announce the Deva Stadium pitch will be available to hire for a limited time once grassroots football restarts.
A 35-year-old man from Chester has been jailed and handed a Criminal Behaviour Order after making a series of hoax 999 calls to police.
Police have charged two men in connection with bicycle thefts that occurred in Chester.
Response to accusations of Politicking made by council leadership - We have a right of reply to accusations made of politicking by Cllr’s Shore and Bryan made in recent press articles and during last Thursday’s council meeting following which we called for the councillor’s resignations for failing residents.
A police boss has hit out after “extremely disappointing news” that frontline officers won’t be given priority for Covid jabs.
Police leaders in Cheshire are calling on the government to reconsider its decision to not prioritise police officers for the Covid-19 vaccine.
Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson has welcomed the Government’s Vaccines Delivery Plan – the biggest vaccination programme in British history – that sets ambitious targets as the Government continues to ramp up its vaccine rollout.
Cheshire West & Chester Conservatives vote against the Labour Administration’s 21/22 Budget and maximum Council Tax increase at Full Council last night.
A primary school in Chester which was facing closure is now looking forward to a more optimistic future after its governing body came up with a plan to save it.
In celebration of National Careers Week, Cheshire College is hosting a variety of career-related activities to help support current learners, prospective applicants and the wider community make informed decisions about their futures.
There’s a big increase in elderly people being contacted by someone pretending to be from the police and asking them to withdraw money from the bank.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has promised more support for the recovery from the flooding events in the borough, following news that it does not qualify for government help.
High quality early years education will continue for children in Handbridge following the amalgamation of two long-established schools.
Following the latest Government announcement, it is with regret that we must make the difficult decision to further postpone the Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Festival 2021 to August Bank Holiday. This is not a decision made lightly and we hoped this would not be the case, however we must act cautiously with the safety of our customers and traders our top priority.
Covid-secure filming has taken place at Cheshire West and Chester museums to develop digital content for schools.
Over the past few weeks we have seen an increase in theft of tools from work vans. This has a huge impact on the victim not only for the loss of tools and the cost to replace them but also the work they cannot complete meaning a loss of earnings.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has set a budget to protect vital services for children and vulnerable people and support the borough’s economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
A boys choir that wowed judges on hit TV show Britain’s Got Talent is looking to have the same impact in Japan with the help of talented singers from North Wales.
Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Libraries Service has successfully received funding from the Reading Agency to deliver a reading befriending programme that helps to start conversations and connect people who are vulnerable, isolated and at risk of loneliness.
The Shared Lives service, run by Cheshire West and Chester Council company Vivo Care Choices, provides Gill with the flexibility to fit her caring role around other commitments and form true companionships at the same time.
From September 2021, computer game enthusiasts will be able to turn their hobby into a career with the launch of Cheshire College’s brand new Esports course, which has been designed to support progression into employment in one of the world’s fastest growing industries.
Police have charged two men in connection with bicycle thefts that occurred in Chester.
Volunteer RNLI crews across Wales’ 30 lifeboat stations and seasonal lifeguards have continued saving lives at sea on our coastline, despite the pandemic. This would not have been possible without an army of fundraisers, who have continued to think up innovative ways to raise funds during these challenging times.
Residents of Cheshire West and Chester will be able to find out about the recent flooding events in the borough through a special online webinar event.
A pet corn snake found under a bucket in a shed in Cheshire has been rescued by the RSPCA and an appeal has been launched to find his owner.
In the next week Cheshire residents aged 60-64 will receive a letter inviting them to come forward for a COVID-19 vaccination.
Cheshire West and Chester has now passed a major landmark, with over 100,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine having been administered, and more than 5,000 people receiving their second dose of the vaccine.
Cheshire West and Chester Council is pausing the trial Emergency Active Travel lanes that have been in operation for the past five months in Chester, after listening to the recommendations from the independent Sustainable Transport Task Force that has been analysing their use.
The county’s newest vaccination sites have received a shot in the arm from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service with firefighters and support staff joining NHS colleagues to administer thousands of Covid-19 vaccinations.
The leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council has reiterated the need to stay at home and work hard locally to get the infection rates down as low as possible following the Government’s four-step plan to ease lockdown in England.
Funding from police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane is set to benefit a project in Chester which provides mental health support.
Local young people in Chester and Ellesmere Port offered lifeline in the pandemic, and a chance to learn from Paralympians and leading mentors – all from their own home.
Detectives are appealing for information following reports of a burglary at a property in Ellesmere Port.
Paid on-call firefighters are being sought as part of this year’s national on-call recruitment campaign.
Cheshire West and Chester can play a leading role in a green industrial revolution. This is the verdict from the region’s business leaders following the announcement that Cheshire West and Chester Council and its partners helped to attract a £600m environmental energy project to the borough.
A campaigning police boss is calling for jails to trial giving free cannabis to prisoners to help them overcome their drug problems and reduce prison violence.
Children in Cheshire could be at greater risk of exploitation by county lines drug gangs during the coronavirus pandemic.
More than 20 people are being investigated following an operation to tackle waste crime in Cheshire.
A gas mains replacement scheme will begin in Hoole this week at the junction of Hamilton Street and Newton Lane.
Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a collision in Chester.
The Dunham Arms pub and its manager will have to pay £2,454 after the manager was found to be watering down spirits.
Work begins on Monday, 22 February on a temporary green space in Northwich town centre on land that previously housed the outdoor market in Weaver Square.
Wincham-based Select Plant Hire has almost doubled the size of its Cheshire depot and workforce after winning a contract to supply eco-cabins at HS2 construction sites.
Cyclists have an opportunity to express how safe they feel on the roads by filling out a short survey designed to help make the county’s roads safer for everyone.
Care homes in Wales should be allowed to refuse to hire staff who have not had a Covid jab unless they have a legitimate medical reason, say social care leaders.
The Law on calling or texting while driving is quite clear, and nobody can claim they are unaware of it.
The Board of Chester FC has issued the following statement in response to the outcome of the National League resolutions.
The Cheshire Women's League clubs have agreed that, for 2021, the first division will revert to the format in which it was originally intended to play the 2020 season.
Police are asking the public to help trace a 32-year-old man who is wanted in connection to threats made to a Frodsham resident.
Researchers behind a study examining how maternity care has been affected by global pandemics are calling for help from UK mothers who were pregnant in 2009 or 2020.
The need for government support for communities left devastated in the aftermath of Storm Christoph has been stressed by a local MP.
‘’What I love so much about this project is the title, which unites two great ideas, festivity and hope. The festival going online only seems to have pushed creativity further."
Chester Visual Arts is delighted to announce that Dr. Catherine Pütz has joined its Board of Trustees.
Detectives investigating the importation of illegal drugs have charged 10 people following a series of dawn raids across Cheshire, North Wales and Shropshire.
National League Statement: Outcome of Written Resolutions.
The Government has announced that more Cheshire West and Chester residents are being asked to shield against coronavirus following the development of a new national COVID risk assessment tool.
What does Cheshire mean to you? Is there a place in the County that inspires you, an area of outstanding natural beauty, a local park or a little nook or cranny? The Cheshire West and Chester Museums are calling for photographs for a new rolling online exhibition celebrating the Borough being launched on Friday 26 February.
Cheshire West and Chester Council company Vivo Care Choices has been named New Apprenticeship Employer of the Year as part of Cheshire College’s Apprenticeship Awards 2021.
A pair of neighbours from Little Sutton are celebrating today after learning they have won £30,000 each with People’s Postcode Lottery.
Detectives investigating the importation of illegal drugs have arrested 10 people following a series of dawn raids across Cheshire, North Wales and Shropshire.
Local fostering organisation, Foster Careline, is calling on the region’s LGBT+ community to consider fostering, as research highlights stark misconceptions about who can foster which could be impacting foster care recruitment.
A man who sexually abused two young children has been jailed thanks to the bravery and courage of his victims.
You may have received a phone call from Cheshire Fire and Rescue's main switchboard number, 01606 868700, or another one of our phone numbers with the 01606 868 prefix. This is a scam!
Following careful consideration, the Board of Chester FC has decided the club will not play any further National League North fixtures until the result of the resolutions is known.
The decision by Flintshire County Council to base care home fees on paying half the staff the minimum wage is a “kick in the teeth” for the frontline Covid heroes, it’s been claimed.
University of Chester students are hoping to get people on their feet and raising money for charity with an evening of online dance-filled festivities.
Residents in Cheshire West and Chester are being advised to consider booking a Covid-19 test if they have symptoms from a broader list than the ‘classic’ three.
Walkers are being urged to use their daily exercise to raise money to support deaf and/or blind people in the region as part of a charity challenge.
Police and Crime Commissioner David Keane has vowed to do all he can to support victims of domestic abuse in Cheshire after cases have doubled since the start of the pandemic.
Police officers equipped with a miracle nasal spray have saved the lives of two drug overdose victims in Flintshire.
Some tips for preventing theft from your door step.
In the first three weeks of March 2020 in the UK, 14 women and two children were killed as a result of domestic abuse - this is the highest rate for 11 years.
A fast-growing tech business has expanded from a health and safety app to a digital platform for all employees. Fusion, which is based in Deeside, North Wales, has broadened its offer after several clients asked the company if it could provide a broader solution.
Families in Cheshire West and Chester are being reminded not to visit or mix with other households to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is again supporting communities during the Covid pandemic by playing an active role in the county’s vaccination programme – by helping to ensure that those who are vulnerable and want the vaccine can receive it.
When oil drum salesman Nathan Pearson took time out for a pandemic lockdown meeting round the barbecue he hit on the idea that has turbo-charged his company - steel drum barbecues.
Following a full review and public consultation last year, Cheshire West and Chester Council has revealed future plans for the delivery of its Highways Service.
Vauxhall will be donating 70 refurbished laptops and desktops local to schools and educational institutions to help students cope with remote learning.
Several people were arrested during a week of action to tackle county lines drug dealing in Cheshire.
Teams at the University of Chester’s centre of excellence supporting food businesses and a leading global food and beverage company have overcome the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic to strengthen their work together.
The RSPCA was able to reunite two loved-up swans, named locally as Bonnie and Clyde, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Wirral charity Autism Together has received a grant from The National Lottery to fund a number of free Autism Advice Sessions.
The importance of sustainability to the business community will be explored in a free online session hosted by the University of Chester.
Chris Matheson MP is calling for action to safeguard the Armed Forces and maintain their presence in Chester.
An urgent recruitment drive has been launched across the North West for adult care workers to help care for Cheshire West and Chester's most vulnerable at home and in care homes.
An estimated 1 in every 20 people diagnosed with COVID-19 experience the often ‘debilitating’ effects of long-term symptoms experienced after contracting COVID-19 – commonly known as ‘Long COVID’.
A £200 million rail upgrade linking North Wales and the North West through a new super-hub at Chester can power a pandemic bounce back boom in the region.
Detectives are appealing for information form the public following an incident in Ellesmere Port in which a man sustained serious injuries to his leg.
Officers from Chester Local Policing Unit have recovered more than £30,000 along with a quantity of Class B drugs following a warrant in Blacon.
Over 1.6 million people across the North West have now had their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Detectives investigating a burglary at the home of a vulnerable resident in Chester have charged a man in connection with the incident.
The oldest operating racecourse in the world is today planning to become the first in the UK to welcome back visitors.
In reaction to much talk about the failing high street from the COVID-19 fallout and despite the losses Chester faces with closures from many national brands, including the city’s beloved Browns, Chester BID predicts the city has as ‘exciting a future as it ever did’ with ‘seismic and positive changes ahead’.
A health chief has hailed the heroic effort to protect Cheshire’s most vulnerable residents from COVID-19 and signalled the determination to drive a reduction in health inequalities via the vaccine roll-out.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has joined other local campaigners to successfully renew the boroughs Fairtrade status for two years, ahead of Fairtrade Fortnight (22 February – 7 March 2021).
Local authority leaders from North Wales, the Wirral and Cheshire West and Chester in the Growth Track 360 partnership have urged the Chancellor to boost local rail investment in his Budget Statement on 3 March 2021.
Children at St Martin’s Academy are trekking to Tokyo as part of a virtual challenge designed to keep them fit and motivated.
Former Chester FC striker John “Jesse” James has sadly passed away at the age of 72.
Residents who are assessed as having an urgent need for social housing will be given priority in a new policy which launches in April this year.
Local authority leaders from North Wales, the Wirral and Cheshire West and Chester in the Growth Track 360 partnership have welcomed today’s announcement that the HS2 Phase 2a Act has passed into law.
As the date is announced for the opening of a mass vaccination centre in Chester city centre, the Council is making sure help is at hand for people travelling in.
Over the past week, we have received a couple of reports of lead flashing being stolen from buildings that are not currently in use.
Tomorrow’s game away at Leamington has been postponed due to a frozen pitch.
We’re warning the public to be vigilant of unsolicited emails promoting cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) investment opportunities.
Cheshire police and crime commissioner David Keane has met with two groups supporting those affected by last month’s flooding.
Justin Madders, MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston, plans to discuss the long-term future of the car giant in a one-to-one meeting with a key Government minister.
A pen-pal scheme to connect socially isolated older people with students is creating new friendships during the pandemic.
Good news! - Thank you for your help with this appeal. The lady has been found safe and well.
Councils across England have today been allocated their share of £500 million for highways maintenance, with the funding expected to fix the equivalent of 10 million potholes across the country.
A new community road safety group is set to be established in Frodsham to help educate drivers on how to use the areas roads safely.
Work on the steel structure for Ellesmere Port’s new Hub building started this week.
Several young victims of sexual violence have reported feeling “too frightened” to report sexual violence attacks due to the current restrictions in place across the UK.
Officers concerned for the welfare of a woman in Neston are appealing for help in finding her.
During these challenging times APC Cardiovascular has stood firm on its commitment to supporting the mental and physical health and wellbeing of their employees and encouraging them to stay connected.
Over 40 of the region’s most accomplished apprentices came together virtually last night for Cheshire College’s Apprenticeship Awards 2021, which recognise learners who have exceeded expectations and made significant contributions to their workplaces.
Cheshire West’s Sustainable Transport Taskforce welcome and fully support the common sense decision made during yesterday evening’s (11/02/2021) Task Force meeting to recommend that the travel lanes on both Boughton and Liverpool Road are immediately suspended as the current evidence hasn’t shown any increase in cycling and walking.
Urgent action is needed to combat people living with dementia ‘dying from loneliness’ in care homes, Alzheimer’s Society has warned.
Vaccination centres go live at Chester Racecourse and Alderley Park Conference Centre next week to help accelerate Cheshire’s drive to protect residents from COVID-19.
Responding to the Welsh Government’s consultation on its new 20-year Transport Strategy, local authority leaders from North Wales, the Wirral and Cheshire West and Chester in the Growth Track 360 partnership and Mersey Dee Alliance (MDA) have urged Welsh Ministers to collaboratively plan vital improvements to cross border travel between Wales and England.
End of life charity, Marie Curie, is calling on people across the North West to step into spring next month by completing a daily 10,000 step challenge to show support for those impacted by death, dying and bereavement.
For the fifth year in a row, a team of four girls from The Queen's School in Chester has progressed to the semi-final stage of the NCSC CyberFirst Girls Competition.
As the cold snap continues across the North West, water company United Utilities has been getting calls from householders affected by frozen plumbing.
MPs have today (Thursday 11 February 2021) given the go-ahead to the next phases of Britain’s high speed rail network, with the Bill approving the building of HS2 Phase 2A north from the West Midlands to Crewe achieving Royal Assent.
Residents who are assessed as having an urgent need for social housing will be given priority in a new policy which launches in April this year.
Unfortunately, along with countless other organisations, the Bunbury Watermill Trust is unable at present to make any firm plans for re-opening to the public.
Children’s cancer charity The Joshua Tree has been overwhelmed by the generosity of Tarmac and the Cheshire Freemasons who have made a considerable donation to complete the new support centre.
Detectives investigating a disused building that was deliberately set on fire in Winsford are appealing for information.
A Cheshire health leader has thanked residents for protecting themselves, their loved ones and the NHS by getting vaccinated against flu in greater numbers than ever before.
Almost one third of all patients who have needed hospital treatment for Covid since the pandemic began were admitted last month.
Academics from the University of Chester and the Open University will embark on a project of almost £100,000 after a successful funding bid to deliver the one-year initiative bringing historical artefacts to life while challenging perceptions of the past.
Chinese New Year of the Ox 12/2/21 to be hosted online from Chester, with access for all, from anywhere in the world.
A statement from Cllr Karen Shore, Cabinet Member for Environment, Highways & Strategic Transport on behalf of the Cheshire West & Chester Council Labour Group.
VISAV Limited want to keep you updated as part of their ongoing commitment under General Data Protection Guidance (GDPR) to ensure that you understand the basics regarding your membership of the Neighbourhood Alert system.
Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Cabinet has set out its plan for the borough to become carbon neutral by 2045.
Two community spaces in Ellesmere Port are set to be improved as a result of funding from police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane’s Community Police Fund.
Rivacre Valley Country Park and local nature reserve has had some footpath resurfacing works, which has revitalised and expanded the extensive network of pathways available.
Police are urging residents to continue to stick the rules after a large number of fines were issued in the first month of lockdown.
To allow ongoing maintenance of the cemeteries and crematorium grounds managed by Cheshire West and Chester Council, grave owners and visitors are asked to remove all Christmas tributes and wreaths by Wednesday, 17 February.
Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson has welcomed new analysis showing that local authorities across Cheshire have so far received an extra £143 million to support vital local services during the Covid-19 pandemic, with further funding confirmed for next year.
Sir Michael Caine and Sir Elton John have teamed up in a new NHS England campaign advertisement.
Firefighters and staff last week moved into a state-of-the art fire station that will serve the city of Chester and its residents for years to come.
Cheshire Rural Crime team are working in partnership with Trading Standards from Cheshire West and Chester Council and Cheshire East Council Supported by the Community PCSO’s to help protect farmers from “cold callers”.
A Cheshire horticulturalist, who was treated at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is saying thank you with specially named flowers.
Starting the new year with another nationwide lockdown really wasn’t the way that any of us wanted to begin 2021, but we’re doing our very best to remain positive and trying to keep visitors connected with their favourite zoo.
Leading UK charity Diabetes UK is encouraging people to try more healthy, homemade meals after a survey revealed that cooking is one of the most popular lockdown activities in Wales.
Chester MP Chris Matheson has called for new legislation to protect shop workers, as new figures reveal the shocking extent of the abuse faced by retail staff.
The NHS is launching a new campaign to urge families in Merseyside to talk about organ donation following research that less than half of adults in England have had the conversation.
Tonight’s game at home to AFC Fylde has been postponed due to a frozen pitch.
The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a female bulldog was discovered in the River Dee in Cheshire.
University of Chester students and staff were joined by the city’s Member of Parliament for a discussion on tourism and the role the Visitor Economy - including the ‘student pound’ - can play in post-pandemic recovery and growth.
Wrexham MP, Sarah Atherton, has brought together residents in her constituency with neighbouring MPs, local councillors and Wrexham County Borough Council representatives in a socially distanced outdoor meeting to highlight flood damage caused by Storm Christoph.
People who cannot work from home are warned to be on their guard against the spread of COVID-19 as research highlights workplaces as virus hotspots in Cheshire West and Chester.
With half term approaching, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is urging anyone, who is able under government guidelines to visit the Welsh coast to stay safe. The charity is urging people not to take any unnecessary risks that may put extra pressure on emergency services.
A young dad has bravely told how he was bullied remorselessly and forced to buy prescription drugs containing opiates for his addicted partner.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has been recognised for having ‘adapted well to the national challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, continuing to provide essential services and support to residents, businesses and communities.’
If you’ve wondered why the Rainbow Flag is flying outside Cheshire fire stations and headquarters, they are being flown to mark LGBT History Month.
Cheshire Constabulary has called on the public to have their say on how dedicated services can offer even greater support to women and girls who have been subjected to violence.
Children in Cheshire could be at greater risk of exploitation by county lines drug gangs during the coronavirus pandemic.
At present, Chester FC's home game against AFC Fylde, tomorrow evening, is scheduled to go ahead.
Congratulations to Chester FC skipper George Glendon, who has been named as the National League North Player of the Month for January 2021!
Further schemes to reduce speeding on roads across Cheshire West are set to be developed thanks to funding from police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane.
Detectives investigating a burglary at a house in Elton are appealing for information from the public.
As lockdown restrictions continue, Cheshire West and Chester Council is highlighting the range of support available to families over the upcoming February half-term week.
The RSPCA is asking animal lovers to help needy animals and donate at the Pets at Home fundraising weekend this Valentine’s Weekend.
Cheshire Police’s Rural Crime Team joined forces with Cheshire West and Chester Council to target waste crime.
Care homes across North Wales will be forced to close unless an emergency funding scheme is extended.
The first NHS large-scale COVID-19 mass vaccination centre in the borough is set to open at Chester Racecourse in mid-February.
Chester FC can confirm that they have been informed this weekend’s scheduled opponents Kettering Town will not be participating in the fixture.
This Children’s Mental Health Week, local NHS Trust Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP) are encouraging children and young people to look after their mental wellbeing.
It’s a well-known fact that using a mobile phone while driving is one of the main contributory factors in a fatal collision.
When it comes to outreach Chester Law School is not only prolific but thriving with several successful outreach projects that are making an impact on the local community.
The Government has now confirmed that elections will take place on 6th May 2021. In Cheshire West and Chester, this means the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner, borough by-elections for Frodsham and Neston and some parish council vacancies.
Police officer numbers in Cheshire are set to reach their highest level in more than 10 years after the police budget was approved by the county’s Police and Crime Panel.
Cheshire West and Chester’s army of unpaid carers are about to get a digital boost that will get them online and able to access vital services.
Individuals and organisations in Cheshire who have gone the extra mile to support people affected by dementia over the past year could be recognised at a prestigious national awards ceremony.
Cheshire West and Chester Council recently met its five-year target of bringing 900 long-term empty homes back into use and is offering financial support and advice to other empty homeowners interested in revitalising their properties
Wales’ award winning LIMB-Art, which makes ‘the world’s coolest prosthetic leg covers’, has launched at Wirral Limb Centre on the Wirral.
Chester Football Club has confirmed that it has voted to null and void the 2020/21 season with immediate effect.
An additional 96 service personnel will deploy to Wales to support the Welsh Government with the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines.
The grit and innovation shown by North Wales businesses points the way to a bright future for an economy battered by the pandemic, Brexit and wild winter weather.
A green entrepreneur’s dream of building a waste-to-energy plant is coming to fruition after his company secured a £14m investment.
A food waste slow cooker campaign has been launched by Cheshire based charity, Cheshire Food Hub, with support from online electricals retailer, AO.com, as part of a drive to tackle food poverty in the local community.
Passenger journeys are being made more reliable with railway drainage upgrade work underway.
Award winning leisure attraction and home to the world’s largest ice cream shop, The Ice Cream Farm, located just outside Chester, has laid out plans to preserve its future and adapt its offering to embrace new customers.
Residents urged to remain vigilant following increase in catalytic converter thefts.
Northern’s path to transforming its network and improving its trains has reached a significant milestone.
A 29-year-old man has been jailed for more than four years after carrying out an armed robbery at a convenience store in Ellesmere Port.
How is the Upton area going to change and develop by 2030? An opportunity to help shape the future of their community is being offered to residents of Upton, Bache and Moston, and any others with an interest in the area.
Ahead of this year’s national “Time To Talk” day, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) staff have been sharing their personal challenges with mental health.
Businesses across Cheshire and Warrington are being called upon to continue to support the fight against COVID-19 and pave the way for economic recovery by redoubling safety measures where possible.
A building contractor has handed 50 new tablets to schools in Shropshire, Mid Wales and Cheshire to ensure that children without access to quality technology can learn at home during lockdown.
A 17-year-old boy from Neston has been charged with burglary and arson offences.
The Leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council has called for significant investment to prevent future flooding incidents in the borough.
A 23-year-old social media influencer and male model has been sentenced for drink driving and for driving dangerously.
A remarkable 103-year-old ex-nurse who lived through the devastating Spanish flu a century ago has now received her Covid vaccine.
The owner of a business in Chester city centre has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 after putting lives at risk by failing to comply with fire regulations.
A police boss has revealed a high tech revolution will help to keep bobbies out on the beat.
Work to transform a motorway junction in Cheshire is on course to be completed in the summer after roadworkers battled snow, rain, freezing temperatures and flooding along a planned diversion route to install huge bridge beams over the M6.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is sharing life-saving safety advice as part of a national month-long focus on cooking.
Cheshire Community Foundation has distributed over £8 million in grants over the past 8 years.
A social care home leader has sounded a note of caution about opening up care homes in North Wales to visits by family and friends.
A youth victim support service piloted in Halton is set to be made available to all under 18s in Cheshire thanks to funding from police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane.
New statistics released by leading rural insurer NFU Mutual today (Tuesday 2 February), estimate the cost of dog attacks on farm animals across the North West cost nearly £145,000 last year.
Cheshire Constabulary has welcomed its first ever well-being dog into the family.
Survivors of sexual abuse and sexual violence now have more opportunities to seek support thanks to Cheshire’s police and crime commissioner David Keane.
Chester’s Dee Radio is extremely sad to announce the death of much-loved presenter Mike James.
Macclesfield’s MP, David Rutley, has praised the most recent CheshireWorks4U virtual jobs fair, which took place on Wednesday 27th January.
A Winsford-based officer is gearing up for a daunting charity challenge to help other people with mental health problems.
As Cheshire West and Chester experienced unprecedented and extreme weather conditions over the past month, Council teams have worked tirelessly around the clock and across the Borough to keep people safe, businesses open, the transport network running smoothly and help affected communities to recover.
The RSPCA has launched an investigation after the body of a puppy which had burns in her mouth and around her head was discovered at the side of a road in Cheshire. *****WARNING - GRAPHIC IMAGES*****
Between September 2019 and September 2020, Action Fraud received just over 17,000 reports of investment fraud, amounting to £657.4m in reported losses.
Chester FC can confirm that General Manager George Delves is to depart the club after serving a short period of notice.
Cheshire Constabulary has been bolstered by an additional 91 officers since the Government launched its major police recruitment drive over a year ago.
Cheshire West and Chester Council will be setting its budget against a backdrop of financial uncertainty caused by the COVID -19 pandemic, the increasing cost of care and continuing delays to national funding reforms for Local Government, which will lead to some difficult decisions for the Council.
If you started the year with plans to make some lifestyle changes, but are struggling to stay inspired as February looms into sight, a nutrition fair being run by University of Chester students might be just what the doctor ordered.
Nationally the council have all been hit by Covid-19 and like so many other Parish Councils, it has been a difficult year for Neston Town Council.
Following the mass roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations to residents and staff in care homes, the strong logistical team effort in Cheshire West and Chester has been successful in meeting the national target.
A budget which will allow Cheshire Police to continue to deliver a truly local community police service has been approved by police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane.
Cheshire West and Chester Council has today confirmed the timeline for reporting on the floods that have hit Northwich in recent times.
Police are urging residents and businesses affected by the recent flooding to be aware of rogue traders.
This week Cheshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire Police came together to work on Operation Triplet.
Cheshire East Council has launched a new jobs and training support programme to help more than 5,000 young people and adults across the county to achieve their goals.