No FA Cup upset as clinical Barnsley down Blues

A PROFESSIONAL performance from League 1 outfit Barnsley put an end to Chester’s FA Cup run and will leave them wishing they had taken their chance to produce another upset in the first match, a 0-0 away draw at Oakwell which forced last night’s replay. On a night where the rain was driving down hard…

Why do we need a Christmas Market?

When we have a Christmas market, German market and International market on our doorstep in the way of Manchester, why does Chester need it’s own Christmas market? For starters there’s the fact that the Chester markets closed and its not even Christmas yet. So now in the middle of Chester there are just huts, in the…

Review: Gorilla Restaurant

16th December 2014 “Edgy, modern, simply wonderful” Helen Culleton’s first reactions to Gorilla as we sat down for a bite to eat. Placed in the urban theatre industry in Manchester off the corner of Oxford road train station, Gorilla is well known in the area as a popular music venue for up and coming bands,…

Review: Patisserie Valerie

Rewind back ten years and your average ‘caff’ served builders English tea and could sort you out with a sausage and egg bap to get you started for the morning. How the times have changed as Chester is host to some of the most unique cafes around and is anything short of places for an…

Review: The Health Hut

HEALTHY eating is hard to come by these days, especially when out and about. McDonalds, Subway, KFC, Wok ‘n’ Go and other fast food chains line the streets, enticing one in with aromas of burgers, pizzas, chicken and noodles respectively. It’s hard to resist the temptation. That’s where The Health Hut comes in. Based in…

Searching for Baby Jesus

December is a time where the festive cheer is being spread in many different forms and in many different places. From the zoo to the Grosvenor Shopping centre, least can we forget about Chester’s own city cathedral. Brining a more religious view on Christmas this year with their activities such as carol services and concerts.…