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Chester History & Heritage is extending its opening hours during the summer. We will be open every second Saturday in the month from 11am -4pm. The dates for your diary are:


July 11
August 8
September 12
October 10

Our image this month shows workers from Cheshire's salt industry, important in Northwich, Nantwich and Winsford for hundreds of years. For more information about the industry you can now visit the newly opened museum, Lion Salt Works in Northwich or visit the website at Lion Salt Works.

Cheshire during the First World War.
You can view some of our images from the period 1914 to 1920 by clicking on the "Popular Collections" tab and choosing "First World War". We will be adding more images to this set to mark the 100 year anniversary of the start of the conflict.