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15 hrs ago | Chester Evening Leader

Tour of Britain to power through Chester area

BRITAIN'S biggest cycle tour will come to the Chester area as part of the second stage of the Friends Life Tour of Britain.

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19 hrs ago | Chester Evening Leader

Court makes error over paedophile sentencing

But Ramsey Ramsey, 79, of Grange Road, Newton, Chester, will serve less time in prison after the court made an error in telling him he would serve two-thirds of his sentence.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

IcNorthWales

Wales Air Ambulance: Duo cycle around Wales raising A 2,000

Richard Lawson from Chester and John Plunkett, headteacher of Flint Mountain Primary School completed the epic 654-mile ride in eight days Richard Lawson and John Plunkett teamed up for the mammoth challenge pedalling from Chepstow through Wales to finish on the English-Welsh border in Chester, to raise cash for the Wales Air Ambulance.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

IcNetwork

Call for Wales to follow English cities and ban heavy freight from major city centres

Goods destined for shops and other businesses in Wales' biggest urban centres should be grouped together on the outskirts and delivered by a "last-mile" vehicle, say green campaigners.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Chester Evening Leader

Campaigners' plaudits for cyclist-friendly supermarket in Chester

Campaign group Chester Cycling Campaign undertook the survey, which saw Tesco stores on both Sealand Road and Frodsham Street come a close second and third.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Chester Evening Leader

OAP child sex abuser jailed for 14 years

A PENSIONER has been jailed for 14 years after he was found guilty of grooming and sexually abusing young girls in the 1980s and 90s.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

IcNorthWales

Glyndwr University: Your all-you-need to know new student guide to the Wrexham institute

You've passed your A-level results with flying colours, now it's time to leave home for the excitement of student life in Wrexham After a day of celebrating, it's time to look to the future and make crucial choices on what University to attend or, if you have already had a placed confirmed, what you can expect to find at your chosen destination.

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IcNorthWales

Six in court on historic sex abuse charges at North Wales care homes

Six men charged with historic sexual abuse of children in care in North Wales will go on trial in April of next year.

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Flintshire Standard

Mold hospice shop volunteer hopes to return soon

A NONAGENARIAN hospice shop volunteer stuck at home due to mobility problems hopes to be back behind the till soon.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Chester Evening Leader

Pensioner accused of abusing girls tells court he was city's most loved person

A PENSIONER accused of sexually abusing five girls in the 1980s and 1990s has told a court he was the "most well-liked, loved and respected person in Chester".

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Chester Evening Leader

Chester rape charge man claims he was 'incapable of sex'

AN ALLEGED paedophile has claimed he could not have carried out a string of attacks because he suffered from "sexual dysfunction".

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Chester Evening Leader

Postman's sex act shame in supermarket car park

Royal Mail worker Grenville Porter, 62, who was convicted for the exact same offence at a different Chester supermarket in 2009, yesterday pleaded guilty before West Cheshire Magistrates to an Act of outraging public decency.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Chester Evening Leader

Project to banish sewage-related pong in Sealand delayed

Water company Welsh Water announced plans to tackle the 'Sealand Stink' and make improvements to Chester Wastewater Treatment Works at the start of June.

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Chester Evening Leader

Nude pictures were of girl under 16, court told

A WOMAN has told a court semi-naked and nude pictures found in an alleged paedophile's home were of her when she was aged under 16. The witness was the third alleged victim to give evidence in the trial of Ramsey Ramsey, 79, former manager at the Bombay Palace restaurant on Upper Northgate Street, Chester.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Chester Evening Leader

Former Chester worker goes on trial over historic sex abuse charges

Ramsey Ramsey, 79, went on trial yesterday accused of 37 counts including rape and sexually assaulting five girls between 1988 and 2000 in the Bombay Palace restaurant on Upper Northgate Street, Chester and at his flat in Southport.

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Chester Evening Leader

Chester bridge enjoys welcome refurbishment

A HISTORIC bridge that marked the northern border of Chester has been renovated amid concerns it was falling into disrepair.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Chester Evening Leader

Chester woman gave false alibi for boyfriend over kidnap

A WOMAN has been spared jail after she gave a false alibi for her boyfriend who helped kidnap a man, shoved a shotgun in his mouth and dumped him in a freezing pond.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

New York Daily News

Ghostly figures caught on video at 16th century palace

The team from Sefton Paranormal Investigators noticed the unusual activity as they watched the footage back after the June 28 investigation in Chester, England.

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Flintshire Standard

Ex-owner failed to clear scrapyard in Saltney

THE owner of a former vehicle dismantling yard on the Flintshire-Chester border has been convicted of failing to remove scrap vehicles and restoring the site to its original condition.

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