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Inquest told Connah's Quay biker’s death a ‘tragedy’

A CORONER has described the death of a Connah’s Quay motorcyclist as a ‘terrible tragedy’.Read

Crown Prosecution Service admits mistakes in dealing with Deeside scrapyard death

THE Crown Prosecution Service has admitted making mistakes in the case of scrapyard worker Mark Wright, who died after an explosion at Deeside Metal, Saltney, in 2005.Read

Flintshire companies fined £430,000 after death of worker from Saltney

THE death of a scrapyard worker who was engulfed in flames when he was asked to crush thousands of mini aerosols was a preventable tragedy caused by a series of health and safety breaches, a judge has ruled.Read

Flintshire telephone engineer hung himself at work after period of depression

A FLINTSHIRE telephone engineer took his own life at work because he couldn’t face changing his job, an inquest heard.Read

Paul Weller visits Liverpool and Manchester during 13-date UK tour

AFTER instantly selling out five nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall in May, Paul Weller will be visiting the North West as part of his UK tour.Read

Flintshire man jailed for sexual offences against teenagers

A ‘SEXUAL predator’ who abused his position as a youth leader to groom teenage boys has been jailed for four years.Read

Former firefighter turned sexual predator from Holywell jailed for grooming teenage cadets

A SEXUAL predator who abused his position as a youth leader to groom teenage boys has been jailed for four years.Read

Holiday review: Center Parcs Sherwood

THERE are two reasons why we decided to try Center Parcs for our family holiday this year.Read

Drugs raid on Chester house

POLICE carried out a drugs raid at a house in Chester.Read

Clamp down on quad bikes at adventure playground

OFFICERS in Chester are clamping down on the illegal use of off-road motorbikes, mini motos and quad bikes.Read

Drugs raid on Chester house

CHESHIRE police carried out a drugs raid at a house in Chester.Read

Victory for Cheshire’s part-time firefighters

PART-TIME firefighters in Frodsham, Tarporley and Malpas are among those celebrating after they won an eight-year battle for the same rights as full-time employees.Read

Fire engines tackle city centre false alarms

THREE fire engines were called out to Chester city centre today (Tuesday, March 11).Read

Chester university tribute to tragic colleague

COLLEAGUES of Claire Sussman, the missing Chester woman whose body was found last week, have been paying tribute to her.Read

Neighbours’ shock over Chester woman’s death

NEIGHBOURS of a Chester woman whose body was found last week have spoken of their shock at her death.Read

Three arrested at Chester v Wrexham match

THREE men were arrested at the Deva Stadium as Chester City played Wrexham yesterday (Sunday, March 9).Read

Pregnant woman hurt in Chester car crash

A PREGNANT woman has been taken to hospital after being injured in a car crash just outside Chester city centre.Read

Missing Chester woman’s body found in Mersey

THE body of a missing Chester woman has been recovered from the River Mersey.Read

M56 rush hour nightmare after traffic pile-ups

ONE person was airlifted to hospital and others were injured after two traffic pile-ups happened this morning (Friday, March 7) within a mile of each other.Read

Author Profile

Senior multimedia journalist Allison Dickinson writes for the Chester Chronicle and Ellesmere Port Pioneer newspapers. She is particularly interested in crime, community and consumer issues as well as stories from the Blacon area.