Cheshire detectives investigating a murder in Ellesmere Port have now charged two men.
Detectives in an ongoing murder investigation have confirmed that remains found at a house in Ellesmere Port are human.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the discovery of what are believed to be the remains in Cheshire.
An man has been charged after a police officer was slashed with a knife at supermarket in Ellesmere Port.
Shoppers were forced to evacuate the Asda store in Market Place yesterday after reports that a man with a large knife was throwing wine bottles.
A police officer received a deep cut to his hand while a member of shop staff was taken to hospital after reportedly getting glass in their eye.
A 59-year-old man was charged with wounding, common assault, affray and criminal damage. He is due before Chester Magistrates Court later today.
Cheshire West Council has reassured residents of their safety after it was revealed a firm in Ellesmere Port is to destroy chemicals from Syria's chemical weapons stockpile.
Veolia environmental services will incinerate 150 tonnes of the chemicals known as "B Precursors".
In a statement the authority insisted the waste was not weapons and did not include explosives.
It said the destruction was not due until the end of February and it would be seeking approval from health protection experts before going ahead
Cheshire West and Chester Council has released a statement following the announcement that Syrian chemicals will be destroyed at a plant in Ellesmere Port.
The council says the chemicals are not weapons, and contain no explosives.
Councillor Lynn Riley said:
– Councillor Lynn Riley
“We have asked Veolia whether we can have a list of such chemicals for disposal so that we can independently have those reviewed by Health Protection England to satisfy ourselves that the materials will provide no increased risk to the public.
“I understand that any treatment of such chemicals will not take place until the end of February which will provide us sufficient time, once aware of the materials themselves, to seek the expert observations of independent Health Protection Specialists.”
Around 150 tonnes of chemicals from Syria will be destroyed at a processing plant in Ellesmere Port.
The "B Precusor" chemicals are similar to those used in the pharmaceutical industry, chemicals that are destroyed routinely at the plant.
Plant owners Veolia said:
– Estelle Brachlianoff, Veolia Environnement Executive Vice-President
"We are pleased to have been selected by the British Governmentto support this important initiative which will see our Ellesmere Port facilitydirectly involved at the start of the implementation of the internationalmission to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons programme.
“We will continue to work closely with the Ministry of Defence andrelevant UK authorities to ensure the safe destruction of these chemicals inline with our high environmental, health, safety and operating standards.”
PCSO Sarah Duffy describes the moment she delivered a baby in the back of a car in Ellesmere Port.
Two PCSOs delivered a baby in the back of a car after being flagged down by an anxious dad.
Claire Whomes and Sarah Duffy were stopped around 7.30pm on Saturday night by Nick Cushing, because his wife Claire was giving birth in the back seat.
PCSO Whomes spoke to paramedics on Nick's mobile, while PCSO Duffy helped mum Claire in the back seat.
Baby Francis was delivered in the back of the car a few minutes before the ambulance arrived and took the family to Arrowe Park Hospital.
The Labour MP was first elected to Parliament in 1992.
– Andrew Miller, Member of Parliament for Ellesmere Port and Neston
It has been an enormous privilege to represent Ellesmere Port andNeston since 1992 as well as serving the Labour Party in that role so it hasbeen a tough decision to take."
A quick-thinking six-year-old saved his mother's life when her heart stopped.
Tyler-Jay Faulkner from Ellesmere Port dialled 999 and revived his mum after she fell down the stairs. Rob Smith has been to meet him and his very proud parent.
Police investigating a murder in Ellesmere Port have released a photograph of the man they believe to be the victim. Police found remains at a house in Hylton Court. They believe they may be those of 35-year-old Christophe Borgye.