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A school in Chester has been evacuated after receiving what police have called a 'hoax' call.
Officers attended Blacon High School on Melbourne Road investigating the call made to the school this morning. Shortly after 11.30am on Monday 23 May police attended the school to provide reassurance and a search was made of the premises by officers and staff.
We would like to reassure the community that this is a hoax call and following a search the children were allowed back in to continue their school day.
A spokeswoman at Blacon High School confirmed that no exams had been disrupted by this morning's incident.
The news comes after two schools in Rochdale were evacuated in very similar circumstances this morning.
The incident at Oulder Hill High and neighbouring Redwood Secondary came as many other schools across the country were evacuated.Read the full story ›
A rare baby monkey critically endangered in the wild has been born at Chester Zoo yesterday.Read the full story ›
Lucy Meacock was persuaded to tell this story of how Chester's Hospice of the Good Shepherd helped her family. She reluctantly agreed.Read the full story ›
Trust has reversed its decision to stop the hospital at home service it has been offering families in Chester for the last six years.Read the full story ›
A55 Eastbound near Chester was blocked earlier due to an overturned car.
The carriageway was completely blocked at the Ewloe Loop, whilst the collision was dealt with by emergency services.
Families in Chester are trying to save a scheme that lets ill children be cared for at home, rather than going into hospital.
Health officials say they haven't been able to make enough savings to allow it to continue.
But parents and guardians who have been using the pilot service have described the decision as 'terrible.'
Decision to axe funding for a service which enables children to receive hospital care at home will have a negative impact, say families.Read the full story ›
Two members of 1960s pop group The Tremeloes will appear in court accused of indecently assaulting a 15-year-old girl in the 1960s.Read the full story ›