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Broughton siblings cycle 700 miles in seven days to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

LOSING a mother to cancer is tough enough, but losing a husband six weeks later to the same fatal disease is utterly heartbreaking.Read

Hundreds complete inaugural MBNA Chester Marathon

HUNDREDS of runners made history by competing in the inaugural MBNA Chester Marathon on Bank Holiday Monday.Read

Cheshire and North Wales Cyclists Touring Club organises Bickerton cycling event to raise cash for Help for Heroes

A CYCLING club has organised a series of lung-bursting races across the countryside in support of British soldiers.Read

Motor sport: Flintshire speedster Joel Morris finishes 11th in second round of National Superstock 600 Championship

FLINTSHIRE speedster Joel Morris just missed out on a top-ten finish at Thruxton.Read

Football: Late strike frustrates Buckley in Cymru Alliance clash with Holyhead Hotspur

BUCKLEY Town were seven minutes from going third in the Cymru Alliance before Holyhead Hotspur’s Chris Saxon spoilt the visitors’ party.Read

Football: Gap Connah’s Quay Nomads boss Mark McGregor angered by referee’s decision to call off Welsh Premier League clash at Elements Cefn Druids

GAP Connah’s Quay manager Mark McGregor believes Tuesday’s vital Welsh Premier League clash with Elements Cefn Druids should have gone ahead.Read

Ice Hockey: Flintshire Freeze boss Mark Hobson unhappy with Solihull Barons’ tactics after defeat in ENIHL

FLINTSHIRE Freeze boss Mark Hobson was full of praise for his players despite a 5-1 loss at home to rivals Solihull Barons on Sunday.Read

Football: Shotton Steel grab share of points in Clywd League

WITH snow accounting for much of the Clwyd League programme at the weekend, attention turned to the Premier Division and President’s Cup.Read

Boxing: Connah’s Quay fighter Paul Economides seeking last chance to impress

FIGHTING on the same card as Ricky Hatton’s brother was a major coup and a huge opportunity for Connah’s Quay fighter Paul Economides.Read

Football: Rhydmwyn’s slip-up counts for nothing as Welsh Alliance chasers fail to take advantage

RHYDYMWYN maintained their six-point lead at the top of the Welsh Alliance despite being stunned 4-1 at the hands of mid-table outfit Blaenau Ffestiniog.Read

Tae Kwon-do: Deeside Tae Kwon-do club members claim trophy and medal haul at North Wales Inter-club Championships

COMPETITORS from Deeside enjoyed home advantage at the North Wales Inter-club Championships to claim a host of trophies and medals.Read

Football: Buckley Town JFC unveil new Wanderers under 7s team

BUCKLEY Town JFC unveiled the latest addition to their club – the Wanderers.Read

Rugby union: Mold take their chances to beat Colwyn Bay in North Wales League Division One

MOLD coach Eddie Kirby was full of praise for his squad after their convincing 34-12 defeat of Colwyn Bay on Saturday.Read

Football: Airbus UK Broughton boss Craig Harrison confident of soaring up table after washout

AIRBUS boss Craig Harrison cut a frustrated figure at the weekend after their Friday night match with Prestatyn was called off.Read

Hockey: Northop Hall grab dramatic victory over Northern in North Division Two West

NORTHOP Hall returned from Crosby victorious on Saturday after a thrilling North Division Two West encounter at Northern.Read

Wrexham Maelor Hospital consultant Asad Syed leads team to Haiti earthquake disaster to treat victims

A CONSULTANT from Wrexham Maelor Hospital is travelling into the heart of the Haiti earthquake disaster.Read

River Dee to benefit from £1m water quality funds

THE River Dee will benefit from a share of £1m to improve its water quality as part of an overhaul of the country’s waterways by the Environment Agency.Read

Rugby union: Mold boss Eddie Kirby motivated for final WRU Division One North League clash of 2009 against Llandudno

MOLD Rugby Club boss Eddie Kirby says the three-week break from league action will serve his players well before Saturday’s home clash with Llandudno.Read

Football: Shotton Steel edge clear of the danger zone

SHOTTON Steel claimed their third win of the Clwyd League Premier Division season to edge clear of the bottom two places with victory over fellow strugglers Llansannan.Read

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Ben Coulbeck is a reporter at The Chester Chronicle and is responsible for coverage of Tarvin and Kelsall. He also covers a wide range of issues and news from other rural communities in the area including Bickerton, Delamere, Littleton and Broxton. Call him with your story on 01244 606413.

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