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A city of west-central England on the Dee River south of Liverpool. Built on the site of a Roman fortress, it is noted for its many well-preserved half-timbered buildings.
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(Placename) a city in NW England, administrative centre of the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester, on the River Dee: intact surrounding walls; 16th- and 17th-century double-tier shops. Pop: 80 121 (2001). Latin name: Deva
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(ˈtʃɛs tər)

1. a city in Cheshire, in NW England: intact Roman walls. 120,800.
2. former name of Cheshire.
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Lewis Davenport, Marc Moorefield and Liam Bradley efforts secured three points for Newton Athletic in their 3-2 win over Sutton Athletic while in the Chester derby Upton JFC were 5-2 winners over Cestrian Alex thanks to goals from Joe Williams (2), Danny Evans (2) and Tom Berry while Tom Richardson and Josh Carney notched for Cestrian.
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CHESTER City's Deva Stadium could have a change of name next season, after Cestrian Trading Ltd announced they had signed a five-year deal with the club.
In the CWFL Olympic Trophies Division One, Elton Athletic and Cestrian Alex fought out a 2-2 draw with Adam Hall and Jack Owen scoring for Elton while Adie Gough and Mark Blake replied for Cestrian.
CHESTER CITY'S Deva Stadium could have a change of name next season, after Cestrian Trading Ltd announced that they had signed a five year deal with the Coca-Cola League Two club.
The CDFL Roodee Web Designs Tom Gerraghty Memorial Trophy quarter-final saw Newton Athletic FC from the Link Up Division Two lose 3-2 against Cestrian Alex FC from the Olympic Trophies Division One.
Having left HECO,Fred had no difficulty in persuading the choir to carry on as an independent,calling themselves the Cestrian Male Voice Choir.
In the CDFL Olympic Trophies Division One, Cestrian Alex were the day's top scorers with a 9-2 win over Crossway.
Katherine Jane Brick,of Cestrian Street,Connah's Quay,has been on drugs since she was 16 and was previously prosecuted for obtaining drug money from a pensioner by claiming she needed money for cancer treatment,Flintshire magistrates heard.
Stuart Jackson's precision pass opened up the opportunity for Callum Brown and he drove past Cestrian goalkeeper Aidan Ames.