Highways England has announced plans to invest £1.5bn in the North West’s roads over the next five years, creating 80 miles of smart motorway – in addition to the current M62 and M60 works.
Stagecoach Group subsidiary Glenvale Transport has paid £4.5m for First Group bus services in Chester, Wrexham and Birkenhead.
The subsidised buses linking the train station with the shops in the city centre will stop on 21 November after 15 years.
Cheshire West & Chester Council is urging motorists travelling to Chester to use the city's Park and Ride system during the day for the rest of this week because of the closure of two car parks.
The fire service was called to tackle a blaze in Chester in the early hours of Thursday.
Warrington, Cheshire East and Cheshire West & Chester have produced an action plan to help move the three boroughs to a low carbon economy and save jobs.