Two historic army bases in our region are to close.
Preston's Fulwood barracks and Dale barracks in Chester will be shutting down...as part of a mass sell off of Ministry of Defence land.
The government has said the money raised from the sale will be
re-invested back into defence. But the surprise announcement has angered politicians, unions and people living nearby.
Joe Pike has this report.
Theresa May to raise the case of ex-servicemen from the North West jailed in India when she meets the country's prime minister.Read the full story ›
Chester man is hoping to raise £10,000 for Claire House Hospice by again taking on a grueling 24-hour obstacle course in Las Vegas.Read the full story ›
Bernie the bear and friends manage to make Halloween cute by enjoying a pumpkin party at Chester Zoo.
The bear, one of two Andean bears at the zoo devoured the honey-coated treat. Keepers filled the pumpkins with tasty treats and placed them into various habitats including meerkats, a jaguar and a giant tortoise.
Click for a video of all the best bits!
The treats were provided to coincide with October half term activities.
It looks like something out of Star Wars but this is a 'plague doctor.'
It's one of the features in a new attraction in Chester called 'Sick to Death.'
The exhibition is housed in two historic towers on the city's walls and explores the history of health and medicine.
- Watch Michael Worrall's report:
Officers from Cheshire Roads Policing team have confirmed they are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the A5117 yesterday.
Officers were called just before 4pm to reports of a one vehicle collision on the A5117 Elton, near to Hapsford Services area.
When police attended the scene they found that a dark blue Ford Focus had overturned on the carriageway.
A spokesperson said:
Paramedics attended the scene, and the driver of the vehicle, a 42-year-old man was taken to Aintree Hospital.
A 15-year-old boy who was a rear seat passenger was taken to Alder Hey Hospital.
Sadly the front seat passenger from the Focus, a 9 year-old boy from Manchester, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 640 of 31/7/2016.
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