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First Battalion of the Royal Welsh stationed at Chester’s Dale Barracks set to receive the Freedom of Cheshire West and Chester

RECENTLY returned from Afghanistan, the First Battalion of the Royal Welsh, stationed at Chester’s Dale Barracks, are to receive the Freedom of Cheshire West and Chester.Read

Student cancer survivor Richard Aspland from Gwernaffield planning charity cycle ride from Cardiff to Edinburgh

A STUDENT from Gwernaffield is preparing to embark on a lung-bursting return journey from Cardiff to Edinburgh in aid of a cancer charity.Read

Council considers new logo problem

THE new shadow Cheshire West and Chester Council is struggling to find a logo.Read

£2.50 to leave car at Sealand Road park and ride site

CAR parking charges are to be introduced at an under-used city park and ride site.Read

Showdown over fate of Northgate Development

SERIOUS doubts are due to be raised at a Town Hall meeting tomorrow night (Wednesday, March 26) about the future of Chester’s Northgate Development.Read

Mercian Regiment to get freedom of Chester

COUNCILLORS are due to agree tomorrow evening (Wednesday, March 26) that the Mercian Regiment should be granted the freedom of the City of Chester.Read

Car parking in Chester faces major revamp

CITY businesses will be able to put forward their views and ideas on car parking in Chester at a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, March 19.Read

Michael Owen opens teen unit at Countess

CHESTER born striker Michael Owen turned out to open the new teenagers’ unit at the Countess of Chester Hospital.Read

Cheshire people beat the blues by binge drinking

CHESHIRE people are more likely to reach for the bottle and go on the binge, says the first report on public health in the county since the turn of the century.Read

£30,000 repairs agreed to city centre toilets

IMMEDIATE repairs costing almost £30,000 have been agreed at council-run city centre loos said to give a very poor impression to visitors.Read

Row over new zebra crossing in Upton

OBJECTIONS have been raised to new zebra crossings proposed in Chester's suburbs.Read

Lib Dems attack city Tories over committee pay-outs

ANGRY Lib Dems are calling on Conservative leader David Cameron to clamp down on Town Hall Tories.Read

Council staff demand 6% pay rise

A 6% PAY increase, or 50p per hour, whichever is the greater, has gone in for local council staff in Cheshire.Read

Public invited to Tuesday’s police forum

CHESHIRE Police Authority chairman Cllr Peter Nurse will be at a public meeting in Chester tonight (Tuesday, January 15) ahead of next month's decision on the authority's budget for 2008/09.Read

City chiefs to discuss council tax tonight

CHESTER City Council’s future expenditure plans come under scrutiny at a Town Hall meeting tonight (Monday, January 14.)Read

Guilden Sutton’s special budget meeting tonight

GUILDEN Sutton Parish Council holds a special meeting this evening (Monday January 14) to decide its budget for 2008/09.Read

Public showdown for amusement arcade scheme

A DECISION by Chester City Council to refuse permission for the ‘Marks & Spencer’ of Britain’s amusement arcades to come to the city centre is to be probed by an inspector.Read

Former County chief in government flood alert

FORMER County Hall chief executive Sir Michael Pitt has handed the government a wake up call following the summer floods.Read

Motorists angered by traffic delays in Chester

LONG and short term changes to traffic flows in and close to the city centre have been reported.Read

Brave Dawn's charity skydive

UNDETERRED by a broken leg first time round, an employee on the Countess of Chester Health Park took to the skies again to raise funds for the children's ward.Read

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David Norbury is a Multimedia Journalist covering local government, planning and community news for the Chester Chronicle.