Chester loses out in UK City of Culture bid

Chester has failed to make the UK City of Culture 2017 shortlist, losing out to Dundee, Hull, Leicester and Swansea Bay, the Department for Culture Media & Sport said on Wednesday.

Chester: Good design in a historic city?

That will be the topic of conversation when the Cheshire Society of Architects 2013 lecture season continues on Thursday 18 April at Chester University.

Four join Marketing Cheshire board

Marketing Cheshire, the newly formed investment and tourism body, has strengthened its board with the appointment of four new directors.

Chester Zoo scales back development

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The Heart of Africa bio-dome, due to be the first phase of its £225m expansion, has been "postponed for now due to Government funding cuts" the visitor attraction said today.