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The University of Chester Student Welfare
Chester News, Lifestyle

The University of Chester Student Welfare

This is one of the busiest times for students at The University of Chester. With their assessments coming up and Easter break, it can all be a bit stressful. That is why Student Welfare at the University of Chester want you to know that they are available to talk if you ever feel the need….

Chester’s five foot arrival
Chester News, Lifestyle, News

Chester’s five foot arrival

One of Britain’s favourite Zoo’s welcomed a new arrival on Sunday evening when eight-year-old mum Orla gave birth to a beautiful, healthy, baby giraffe. After four hours of labour Orla ended her 15 month labour and welcomed her youngster, hooves and all. The baby is yet to be sexed or named as mum is extremely…

Cheshire Fire Dog Awarded OBE
Chester News

Cheshire Fire Dog Awarded OBE

Vet charity PDSA have awarded a Cheshire fire and rescue dog an animal OBE. The border collie, called Bryn, has been given the award for devotion to duty at a ceremony in Manchester Town Hall. The award is the PDSA Order of Merit and is in recognition of the dogs service in Cheshire and also…

Chester library closes this friday
Chester News

Chester library closes this friday

The Chester library closes this Friday and is moving to Storyhouse in the heart of the city on May 11. The new library will include a children’s section, an art theatre, a boutique, a cinema, a café/restaurant, bar and big meeting spaces, as well as a world class library. The Chester library will close this…

Chester legend named interim Wigan manager
Chester News, News, Sports, Uncategorized

Chester legend named interim Wigan manager

Chester legend Graham Barrow has been named interim manager of Wigan Athletic for the rest of the season. The former Chester FC manager, Barrow, 62, has had a long association with the club, making 248 appearances for the Blues as well as having two managerial spells with them. Barrow has taken on the manager’s role…

North West gets a boost
Chester News, News

North West gets a boost

Government awards North West part of a £556 million boost. Following a Cabinet meeting held by the Prime Minister Theresa May, in Daresbury in Cheshire, she unveiled her plans to create a Northern Powerhouse. Last March, George Osborne said a total of £1.8bn would be awarded in a round of “growth deal” funding to Local…

Fox Hunting Ban
Chester News, Features/Opinion

Fox Hunting Ban

Last year marked the ten-year anniversary since fox hunting was made illegal in the UK. Despite it not being legal for just over a decade, it is still a topic up for debate that is constantly bringing new opinions and problems to the table. In February of this year The Fox and Barrel pub in…

Victoria season 2 returning to chester
Chester News, Features/Opinion, Uncategorized

Victoria season 2 returning to chester

ITV’s hit show, Victoria, returns to Chester this week to start filming the second season with Chester sweethearts Tom Hughes and former Doctor Who star, Jenna Coleman. The show’s success was reflected through their nomination for Best Period Drama along with Jenna Coleman’s award for Best Drama Performance, going up against Tom Hiddleston and Cillian…

Blast from the past- Like father like son
Chester News

Blast from the past- Like father like son

Local boy, Michael Owen, reminisced his father’s achievements at his hometown club Chester FC yesterday with a tweet celebrating his Dad’s goal against the 1976 season high flyers Brighton & Hove Albion. The former Liverpool legend tweeted “Get in there, Dad!” in response to a post from twitter site, Chester FC OnThisDay, who paid homage…

President Protest in Chester City Centre
Chester News, Events, News

President Protest in Chester City Centre

Protesters joined at the Eastgate clock at 3pm, Friday the 20th January to oppose the Presidency of Donald Trump. The event was planned beforehand, as an international protest against Trump who was inaugurated the United States 45th president later that day. Individuals gathered at the Eastgate clock to drop banners that read: ‘A message to…

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