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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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Peninsula is a leading North Wales & Cheshire home improvements company serving all of North Wales, Chester, Cheshire and beyond.
James Longden, a 30-year-old, broke into his neighbor's house in Chester, Cheshire in England while he was at work and stole a watch, laptop, some jewelry and clothes.
It was also revealed that three local authorities - Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire East, and Kensington and Chelsea - each shipped their top bods around in a Bentley Continental Flying Spur, a car worth PS132,800 from new.
Since 2005, it has helped good causes in Chester, Cheshire and Wirral to the tune of more than PS1m, with Mr Parrington joined by fellow trustees Robin Jones and Katie Brassington, of Knights solicitors, in Chester, in making dec-isions on how it is gifted.
Geoff McCulloch Chester, Cheshire #It was great to see Chris Eubank Jnr in a big fight with his fellow Brit Billy Joe Saunders recently.
The 63-year-old man, who is from the Northumberland area, lost his battle for life yesterday afternoon after he was set upon outside a pub in Chester, Cheshire, in the early hours of Saturday morning.
It will also receive some public sector funding from the three local authorities, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire East and Warrington.
Mark Shone, a 29-year-old public relations officer living in Chester, Cheshire, said: "It frightened me to death.
The new address is: 1, King's Buildings, King Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2AJ.

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