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  Chester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chester continued to deal with its loss of trade throughout the centuries, and in the 1640s English Civil War the Battle of Rowton Moor occurred in nearby meadows, where the Parliamentary Forces crushed the Royalist loyal Cavaliers.
The city is heavily populated by chain stores both in the centre and on retail parks to the west, and also features two indoor shopping centres, an indoor market and a department store, Browns of Chester, once known as 'the Harrods of the North', now absorbed by the Debenhams chain.
Chester has a railway station to the North East of the city centre, designed by Francis Thompson with an impressive Italianate frontage dating from 1848, though the interior is somewhat dilapidated, having lost a roof in the Chester General rail crash.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chester   (2049 words)

 AllRefer.com - Chester, city and district, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chester served the English crown as a defensive bastion and was used as a base for operations against Wales from 1275 to 1284.
Its role as a port peaked from c.1350 to 1450; silting and the rise of Liverpool contributed to the decline of port trade by the late 18th cent.
Chester remains medieval in appearance and is the only city in England that possesses its entire original wall.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/ChesterEng.html   (356 words)

 Welcome to Chester
Chester is arguably the richest city in Britain for archaeological and architectural treasures preserved to this day from the time of the Roman occupation.
After the Romans withdrew circa AD400, the prosperous city fell prey to marauding Danes and Saxons and was virtually derelict by 900.
The Normans reached Chester circa 1070 and a revival began, Chester Castle was built, housing Hugh the Wolf, First Earl of Chester, nephew of William the Conqueror.
www.cityofchester.org   (447 words)

 Car Hire Chester from IIB Autos. Cheap Chester Car Hire.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chester is a a city and the county town of Cheshire in the north-west of England, close to the border with Wales.
Chester's weekly newspapers are the Chester Chronicle and the Chester Standard and its own station Dee 106.3, and Wrexham's MFM 103.4, both broadcast to the city.
Chester has a railway station to the North East of the town centre with an impressive italianate frontage of 1848, though the interior is somewhat dilapidated.
autos.iib.co.uk /car-hire/city/United-Kingdom/Chester.html   (1082 words)

The city is also home to the largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain, the proud Victorian Eastgate Clock set on the city walls, and a magnificent cathedral dedicated to St Werburgh, with a 900 year old history.
Chester was originally settled by the Romans as the fortress called Deva, named after the River Dee on which the city stands, and eventually it was to become one of Britain's largest garrison for Roman soldiers.
During the English Civil War, Chester remained staunchly Royalist against Cromwell's Parliamentarian forces, and it was from the city walls that King Charles I watched as his soldiers were defeated at nearby Rowton Moor - this was followed by a 2 year siege after which the city starved into submission and surrendered to the Roundheads.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /daytrips/out/chester.html   (608 words)

 West Chester a city? Idea cooks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
West Chester, which grew by more than 38 percent in the last decade, is projected to surpass Hamilton, Butler County's seat, by 2010, and would become the Tristate's second-largest city with an estimated 62,000 people.
West Chester was identified nearly 10 years ago in a 1993 University of Cincinnati study as a “Metro Town” — now called “Edge Cities” by experts on urban trends — in the area north of the Interstate 275 beltway because of its location, demographics and housing and economic development.
The largest city; the county, and the majority of the remaining townships, cities and villages approve the allocations.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2002/07/05/loc_west_chester_city.html   (1449 words)

 Welcome to Chester, Illinois
Sitting on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, Chester is rich in history and beauty.
Established in 1819, Chester is the seat of Randolph County and has a wealth of historical sites, nature preserves, and friendly people.
Chester is located in beautiful Southern Illinois 65 miles south of St. Louis and 30 miles north
www.chesterill.com   (54 words)

 The city of Port Chester?
Some cities with populations similar to Port Chester's are Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, with 30,000 residents, and Watertown in Jefferson County, with 28,000.
But the process of becoming a city is a long and arduous one that requires approval from the state Legislature and governor, and the passing of a local referendum.
The city of Port Chester is still a far-off possibility that must win strong support among residents, state and county legislators and town and school district boards.
www.thejournalnews.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050719/NEWS02/507190348/1017   (1128 words)

 Mushroom Guide to Chester, Cheshire, UK. Comprehensive Visitor Information for Chester
Chester in the county of Cheshire, England, is one of the most beautiful cities in the United Kingdom.
Chester has an important Roman, medieval and Tudor history and heritage, and much of it is well preserved.
Chester also has a thriving night life, with the award-winning Gateway Theatre, plenty of music and entertainment venues, and a busy events schedule.
www.mushroompublishing.com /maps/chester.html   (339 words)

 Stop Environmental Racism in Chester, Pennsylvania!
Chester has the highest percentage of low-weight births in the state, and has mortality rate and lung cancer rates that are 60% higher than the rest of Delaware County.
The EPA has found that blood lead-levels in Chester's children are "unacceptably high," that "air emissions from facilities in and around Chester provide a large component of the cancer and non-cancer risks to the citizens of Chester," and that "both cancer and non-cancer risks, e.g.
Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living was a local grassroots community organization that fought for environmental justice in Chester from 1992 through 2001.
www.ejnet.org /chester   (463 words)

 Chester Hotels - Rates To Go
Chester Zoo and Blue Planet Aquarium are close by and the Hoole shopping centre is only a short walk from the inn.
Chester is also a popular gateway to the ancient castles and countryside of North Wales.
The hotel is situated 10 km from the centre of Chester, in 27 acres of countryside.
www.ratestogo.com /City/EN/Chester   (326 words)

 City of Chester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In local government elections the city council is under no overall control and levels of council seats remaining roughly constant.
Yet Chester is fairly prosperous, not a typical Labour constituency.
I am not sure though how the voters view Christine Russell; it is very possible that they may have considered her to have been a good MP.
www.arts.uwaterloo.ca /~m6chan/2001_uk/northwest/chester-city-of.html   (188 words)

 Encyclopedia topic: Chester City F.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When the two third divisions were unified into national third and fourth divisions in 1958, Chester found themselves in the lower Fourth Division (additional info and facts about Fourth Division).
The creation of the FA Premier League (additional info and facts about FA Premier League) that same year meant that The Football League's three remaining divisions were renamed and the Third Division became known as the Second Division (additional info and facts about Second Division).
Life in the Conference was hard and Chester were almost relegated to the regional Northern Premier League (additional info and facts about Northern Premier League) in 2000.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/chester_city_f.c.1.htm   (646 words)

 Description of the City of Chester.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The City of Chester is a blend of the ancient and modern.
Although Chester is primarily world-renowned for its spectacular architectural heritage, the shopping facilities in the City are increasingly being recognised as second only to London.
The attractions of the City are matched by the attractions of the area.
www.nwbn.freeserve.co.uk /ch-city.htm   (482 words)

 City of Chester Initiative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In addition to the Chester Initiative Project, DEP announced plans in November to locate a field office with a full-time inspector in the city.
The City of Chester has undergone significant changes in the past twenty years that have affected its population mix, economic viability, land utilization, environmental quality, and the health of its citizens.
Agencies should concentrate their collective efforts in job creation, job training and educational opportunities in Chester and the elimination of poverty which is one of the major underlying causes of many of the health problems in Chester.
www.dep.state.pa.us /dep/seif/chester.htm   (4937 words)

Chester sparkles with a magical heritage all year round and is the perfect place for revitalising breaks at any time.
Welcome to Chester, where love is in the air in 2004 in true Leap-Year fashion thanks to a new Festival of Romance, celebrating l'amour and courtship in words, music and food across the ages!
Chester sparkles with a magical heritage all year and is the perfect place for revitalising breaks at any time.
www.chester.gov.uk /main.asp?page=372   (468 words)

 Chester City Guide and travel information - Virgin Trains
Chester Racecourse is just beyond the city walls on the west side of the city centre.
Chester Business Park is out on the A483 at the junction of the southerly bypass.
Chester Zoo is a ten-minute drive (ride on the Bus no 1) from Chester on the A41.
www.virgintrains.co.uk /destinations/chester/overview.aspx   (1087 words)

 Cheshire Parishes : St Mary on the Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chester Castle was a separate extra-parochial area and civil parish within the city centre which remained separate from the city and borough of Chester.
The population of the borough of Chester was 15052 in 1801, 27766 in 1851, 38309 in 1901 and 48237 in 1951.
An ancient parish church, originally serving the townships of Claverton, Little Mollington, Marlston cum Lache, Moston (near Chester), Upton by Chester and part of the city of Chester.
www.fhsc.org.uk /genuki/chs/chester.html   (890 words)

 City of Chester
Chester is an old city dating back approximately 2000 years to Roman times (when parts of the City wall date from) when it was known as Deva or Castra Devana.
It was the use of larger ocean-going ships that led to the diversion of the trade to the relatively young town of Liverpool.
Our aim is the conservation and improvement of this unique city and its immediate surroundings.
www.lovemytown.co.uk /CityProfiles/Chester   (753 words)

 Chester City Supporters Trust
Chester City Supporters Trust is just one of many across the UK.
Having learned of the speculation surrounding where Chester City Football Club may play their home fixtures in the future, it is the view of the Chester City Supporters' Trust Board that any such move out of the City of Chester would be opposed.
The Chester City Football Trust has been set up by representatives from all five supporter groups at Chester City FC; Chester City Official Supporters Club, Chester City Exiles, Independent Supporters Association (ISA), The Executive Club and the Disabled Supporters Group to turn Chester City FC into a supporter owned club.
www.supportchester.co.uk /home.htm   (386 words)

 City of Chester, SC | Community | Job Opportunities
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business, political science or related field supplemented by two years of responsible administrative experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Notice of application should be submitted to City of Chester Personnel Department, Attention Carla Roof, 100 West End Street, Chester, SC 29706 or email to
The City of Chester is and EOE-H. Notice of Employment
www.chestersc.org /Community/JobOpportunities.aspx   (176 words)

 Chester Apartments and Holidays | The City Apartments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chester offers an excellent range of shops, museums and theatre events, cinemas and several restaurants.
The City Apartments are also particularly suitable for short term accommodation for professionals relocating to Chester.
The City Apartments are easily accessible by all modes of transport - by road, by rail or by air.
www.chesterholidays.co.uk   (188 words)

 CHESTER Apartments, Serviced apartments, City Centre, Chester, England. SACO apartment corporate housing
OVERVIEW: These one and two bedroom individually styled apartments are in three locations in the city, within a few minutes walk of all city centre amenities or close to Chester racecourse.
The city centre is close to The River Dee, Chester Cathedral and the Roman walls.
These one and two bedroom individually styled apartments are in three locations in the city, within a few minutes walk of all city centre amenities or close to Chester racecourse.
www.sacoapartments.co.uk /apartment-detail.aspx?apart=308   (313 words)

 Home of the SS City of Chester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Delgato stated he believes the sunken vessel in that area of the bay to be the SS City of Chester, the Chester collided with the RMS Oceanic in San Francisco Bay on August 22, 1888.
The Chester sunk with the loss of sixteen lives and that mishap is considered to be the worst maritime accident ever, within the San Francisco Bay area.
The Steam Ship City of Chester Project is a copyrighted endeavor to explore the events that led up the SS City of Chester’s collision with the RMS Oceanic and the Chester’s subsequent sinking in San Francisco Bay on August 22, 1888.
www.sscityofchester.com   (779 words)

 chesterfc.tk - Unofficial Chester City News and Views   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chester City have announced their first pre-season friendly.
Chester have shown 20 players the exit door as Keith Curle braces for a summer of wholesale changes.
Chester City Chairman Stephen Vaughen explains the season tickets situation at the Deva Stadium.
www.sportnetwork.net /main/s418.htm   (188 words)

 Chester City Council Home Page
The Northgate Arena in Chester has received a prestigious award from the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE).
Chester City Council is again pleased to be giving financial support to a large number of Voluntary and Community sector organisations.
Chester City Council, The Forum, Chester, CH1 2HS 01244 324324
www.chester.gov.uk   (141 words)

Chester struggled on their return to the Football League, with three managers in the course of the season (Mark Wright and Ian Rush left)and an uncomfortable time of it.
Chester is an historic city, which is a popular shopping haunt for those in search of designer gear, as well as offering a choice cafe bars, restaurants and pubs.
There is The official site, but better is the excellent Chester City Unofficial, site, which is nicely designed and easy to navigate and has lots of information.
www.btinternet.com /~duffnort/Chester.htm   (889 words)

 Luxury Hotel in Chester: The Chester Grosvenor Hotel and Spa Official Site, Five Star Hotel in Chester
Dating back to 1865, The Chester Grosvenor and Spa is owned and named after the family of the Duke of Westminster.
Located in the heart of the historic city of Chester, The Chester Grosvenor and Spa is one of the finest hotels in the north-west of England and one of a handful of hotels to be awarded five AA Red Stars.
Chester is an area renowned not only for its Roman heritage but also for its beautiful architecture, the shopping 'rows' and breathtaking scenery.
www.chestergrosvenor.co.uk   (341 words)

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