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Chester makes spectacular contribution to BBC Music Nation weekend

THOUSANDS of people crowded into Chester’s Roman amphitheatre on Saturday to watch the city’s spectacular contribution to the UK’s BBC Music Nation weekend.Read

Your Champions 2011: Saltney youngster is nominated

A FOOTBALL-MAD youngster will be travelling to Disneyland Paris with Chronicle-backed charity Miles of Smiles after winning a Child of Courage award.Read

Pupils of Holywell High School take part in Chester Summer Music Festival

WELSH choirs helped bring Chester’s city streets alive with song on Saturday.Read

Saltney woman launches new career making bags

A wedding dilemma turned into a business idea for a Chester woman.Read

Disabled and disadvantaged children enjoy all the fun of the fair at Chester

DISABLED and disadvantaged children enjoyed a day at the fair, thanks to Chester Lions Club.Read

A life in pictures

Every parent knows that, as soon as their cherished offspring can hold a pen or a paintbrush, their home has to double up as an art gallery.Read

Playwright Chris Leicester chooses Chester for his new play

A playwright has chosen Chester to première his next play, despite the fact that the city has no professional theatre.Read

St David’s High School stages School Idol competition

TWO talented singers were given a wild card to reach the semi-final of a national school singing competition, because judges were so impressed with the standard of entries at St David’s High School in Saltney.Read

Erika Robinson voted North Wales Road Runner of the Year 2009

A TEACHER has won an award for being on the run.Read

North Wales Police visit Saltney Ferry Primary School

SALTNEY Ferry has a new police station – at the school.Read

Tailor-made fitness regimes for women

Achange in careers after starting their families has made two Christleton women fighting fit.Read

Chester Lions Club celebrates 50 years in Nostalgia special report

Chester Lions Club is planning a golden celebration in April to mark 50 years of serving the local community.Read

Tip Top Productions seeks Dorothy for Wizard of Oz production at Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

SIR Andrew Lloyd Webber is not the only person looking for a special someone to play Dorothy in his production of The Wizard of Oz.Read

Bev’s bear necessity

Going part-time has given artist Bev McConville time to indulge her passion – for making bears.Read

Mostly Mozart at Chester Cathedral

CHESTER Cathedral’s nave choir presents Mostly Mozart at Chester Cathedral on Saturday.Read

Art with just one price tag

Cheshire artists have a country home thanks to the foresight of photographer Jaine Briscoe-Price and her partner Chris Morris. JO HENWOOD talks to Jaine as the duo prepare for their 1/11 sale on Sunday.Read

A rising star

Jane Tomlin describes herself as a ‘hobby’ baker yet businesses and foodies clamour to get hold of her handmade bread. JO HENWOOD talks to her as she prepares batches of tea cakes in her mother’s kitchen.Read

The write lines

Businesswoman Fiona Talbot is the ‘write’ stuff when it comes to business English. JO HENWOOD talks to her about her self-help Better Business English books for young professionals, middle managers and top-flight career people.Read

All aboard for the Chester Rotary Club raft race

CHESTER’S River Dee was full of character on Sunday morning for the Rotary Club’s annual Raft Race.Read

Author Profile

Jo Henwood is a reporter at the Chester Chronicle, mainly responsible for Celebrations, Community News and Nostalgia. She also reports regularly on education and the arts. Telephone 01244 606411.