AMALGAMATION of Chester and Ellesmere Port Police divisions will give an improved service, says Cheshire Constabulary.

Although no specific date is given for amalgamation, a project team is working to identify a new site where divisional headquarters will be built.

In addition to the new head-quarters, each town centre will have its own police station. Final staffing for the new division is not known yet but is expected to be more than 450.

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