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The best things about Chester – by some of its greatest fans

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Cheshire artist Nicky Thompson shows stunning new railway posters at Tatton Park

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Where would you go to for a day of love asks Jenny Schippers

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Friday, July 24, 2020

BBC Breakfast’s Louise Minchin goes to her first drive-in with Storyhouse, Chester, and the cast of Grease

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Masterchef winner Simod Wood brings his restaurant brand to Chester.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

The historic market has undergone a recent renaissance as contemporary street-food style offerings move in alongside traditional traders – we stop for a chat with faces old and new.

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Friday, April 19, 2019

It’s five years since Chester saw the opening of Chef’s Table: a restaurant which proved the adage that small is beautiful. It’s still small...is it still beautiful?

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February means Valentine’s Day, so we head for Rowton Hall, a Cheshire hotel with a reputation for romance.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Chester’s restaurant boom continues, and a stylish recent addition to the dining scene is the 1699 Bar & Brasserie at The Townhouse hotel.

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Rebekka O’Grady visits the White Horse in Chester, a gastro-pub very much ‘on course’ for success

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Whether it’s a classic offering in opulent surroundings or a fun Alice in Wonderland theme, there’s an afternoon to suit all tastes in Chester.

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Rebekka O’Grady unwinds in Ledsham in a newly renovated spa

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Monday, October 23, 2017

With Halloween looming, CH1ChesterBID is helping to shine a light on some of the darker stories lurking within Chester’s most haunted buildings.

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Sunday, September 3, 2017

If you’re visiting Chester check out the restaurant with a view at Brasserie Abode, says Janet Reeder.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

A Cheshire Life ladies’ lunch celebrated all things homegrown at Chester Racecourse’s Restaurant 1539, writes rebekka o’grady.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Russell Watson delights diners at a glamorous black tie occasion in Chester.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

If walls could talk, they say... well, now they do. BBC TV presenter Louise Minchin is now broadasting from an ancient monument near you

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Is Christleton the prettiest village in Cheshire?

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The popular BBC TV presenter has discovered a new love since moving to the Chester area.

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Friday, April 28, 2017

The Eaton Estate is only open to the public four times a year, these photos show why should take advantage of this rare opportunity.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Putting the spotlight on retailers whose business is an important part of community life

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

From a multi-million cultural development to a great day at the races, there is always something happening in Chester, as Rebekka O’Grady discovers.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Councillor Razia Daniels is poised to be Chester’s new Lord Mayor in May but there’s a whole lot more to discover about the woman behind the glittering chain, as Janet Reeder reveals.

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Royal Mail analysed over a million UK redirection applications from the last 12 months to reveal the nation’s home moving habits. We look at some of the movers and shakers in Cheshire.

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

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Friday, January 20, 2017

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Our readers capture a famous landmark that begins in the Welsh mountains and ends near the Irish Sea.

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Chester’s latest restaurant, Picanha, launched in style with an exclusive Cheshire Life party, writes Rebekka O’Grady

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Chester is a city bursting with delicious offerings – so we’ve chosen some of the best restaurants serving up some visual treats on social media to get your taste buds tingling.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

A night at Opera Grill proves that Chester’s new glitzy restaurant is a bit of a star, says Louise Taylor

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Monday, August 29, 2016

This charming, historical city is turning a new page with exciting plans to transform its centre, as Emma Mayoh discovered

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Ciro’s Brasserie at the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel near Chester gave Cheshire’s businesswomen the chance to recharge their batteries over a delicious lunch and sample some gorgeous fragrances too.

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Friday, July 29, 2016

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

There’s a real buzz about one neighbourhood just outside Chester, writes Janet Reeder

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Chester has all the ingredients for a girlie day out, as Janet Reeder discovers

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The Queen Hotel in Chester turned on the wedding style for a Cheshire Life lunch, writes Rebekka O’Grady

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Friday, March 25, 2016

The Best Small Hotel in the World is in Chester, so says a travel website. Janet Reeder visited Edgar House to find out what makes it so special

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Handbridge may be a much smaller relative of Chester city centre just over the River Dee. But it’s still pretty lively, as Emma Mayoh discovered

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

One walk, two countries..that is the order of the day for this riverside ramble from Chester, writes Howard Bradbury

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Discover the Chester Food Drink & Lifestyle Festival 2016

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Chester is a busy city all year round, with packed programmes of cultural, historic, theatrical and artistic events held in venues across the city. These are 12 of the best on the diary for December.

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Monday, November 9, 2015

At the Hollows in Hoole is all about great times with fine wines, food and good company, writes Janet Reeder

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Friday, October 30, 2015

Norwegian writer Astrid Kähler reveals the history of Chester’s St Olave’s Church

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

When the winter chill gets you down, head for some heat at the new Islands development at Chester Zoo and be transported to a tropical paradise, writes Kate Houghton

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Chester is one of the most visited destinations in the UK throughout the year, it’s easy to see why from our reader photos

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Monday, May 18, 2015

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An exceptional Chester eaterie is tucked away down a back alley. Seek it out, but make sure your book first

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Sunday, January 4, 2015

A selection of walks from the Cheshire Life archive covering the area surrounding Chester

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Chester Zoo is now one of the world’s favourite zoos. But, as a new TV drama tells, it began, over 80 years ago, as one man’s dream.

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One of Chester’s most successful sporting institutions has marked an historic landmark and is looking to the future

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