Police have arrested a man over the rape of a jogger in Chester. The victim was attacked last week, while out running with her dog.
Peter Watton was released from prison on 12 June. He's considered a risk to the public.
Chester is one of eleven places from across the country that are making a bid to become the UK City of Culture in 2017.
A man and woman have been killed when a light aircraft crashed at an airport on the border with North Wales.
The twin-engine plane came down next to the runway at Hawarden Airport near Broughton, just a few miles from Chester.
A 22-year-old man has been charged by police investigating a stabbing in Chester.
The victim, a 35-year-old man was stabbed in the chest as he walked along the City Walls near to Iceland on Frodsham Street on Monday night.
Philip Richard Green from Chester has been charged with attempt murder and has been remanded to appear at Chester Magistrates on Saturday 26 October 2013.
A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder by police investigating a stabbing in Chester.
The victim was stabbed in the chest as he walked along the City Walls near Iceland on Frodsham Street on Monday evening. He remains in hospital.
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in Chester. Police found the 35-year-old at the City Walls near Frodsham St. He was taken to a Liverpool hospital where he's described as being in a serious but stable condition.
A 57-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Chief Inspector Richard Rees said:
This is clearly a very serious and concerning incident but I want to reassure the community of Chester that this is an isolated attack and we are stepping up patrols in the area so that anyone that has any concerns or information can speak to an officer.
There is currently a man in custody and police are following a number of lines of inquiry, anyone with information about the assault is urged to call police on 101. I would always encourage people to continue to follow basic safety advice and be aware of your surroundings and always tell someone where you are going and when you are due back.
Controversial plans for a student village on the outskirts of Chester were tonight overwhelmingly rejected by Cheshire West and Chester Council.
Councillors agreed the application to accommodate up to 2,300 students failed to demonstrate the special circumstances crucial to permitting development in the Green Belt.
Planners ruled the scheme would obstruct views of historic buildings on the city’s skyline, describing it as “a major incursion into the open countryside which would adversely affect the rural character of the area”.
A couple who both suffer from a rare genetic illness have been reunited, as they attend a conference into the disease in Chester this weekend.
Amy Garton-Hughes from Wallasey and her American beau Nick Jaminett have Cockayne Syndrome, which causes premature ageing in children. Amy's mother set up a charity to bring fellow sufferers together, who meet this weekend at their 7th annual conference.
Councillors in Cheshire have given the go ahead to a multi million pound plan for Chester. The Northgate scheme will see £300 million spent on the redevelopment of a retail and leisure development in the historic city centre.
Twelve rare lizards have been brought to Chester from Bermuda. The numbers of rock skink are dwindling in their natural habitat.
Experts at Chester Zoo hope to work out how to save the species from extinction. The team gathered the critically endangered lizards from the British Overseas Territory.
Chester has launched its first ever television ad campaign to try to attract more visitors the city.
Andy Bonner reports.
Fire crews from across Cheshire are tackling a blaze at Wicker Lane in Guilden Sutton in Chester. Crews were confronted with a blaze involving a large diesel tank and two buildings.
Fire crews are fighting the fire with hose reels and main water jets. A foam tanker is on its way.