David Holmes

David Holmes

David Holmes is the Chester Chronicle Chief Reporter. He has a huge knowledge of the City and is always the first with the big Chester exclusives.

Chester Tory chief Mike Jones survives leadership challenge after election defeat

Former council leader emerges triumphant after Cllr Mark Stocks put himself forward as alternative choice for local Conservatives

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The imitation Eastgate Clock face, on The Grosvenor Hotel side, has been printed as a mirror image of what it should be

Eastgate clock to be back in time 'as soon as possible'

Leader of council Mike Jones suggested on radio that backward Roman numerals might remain

Air Ambulance

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital following accident on Wrexham Road

Crash happened at about 3.20pm on Sunday

The tablets Chester Police have issued a warning about following an incident at a city centrre nightclub

Teenager remains in hospital as investigation continues into dangerous drugs in Chester

Four teenagers were taken ill at Rosies nightclub early hours of Saturday and one taken ill at city bar on Sunday morning

A van fire has caused disruption on the M56 near Chester

Van fire causes disruption on the M56 near Chester

Two lanes of west-bound carriageway had to be closed while emergency services tackled blaze

Trouble has broken out among football fans at Chester Railway Station updated

Grimsby football fans involved in trouble on way to Chester FC stadium

Three men arrested as police deal with trouble around railway station

Police are searching for the driver of this Volkswagen Golf which became wedged between two trees after crashing in Huxley Lane, near Tiverton, before setting on fire

Police search Tiverton area for driver after car bursts into flames following crash

Vehicle ends up wedged between two trees but there is no trace of motorist

Chester nightclub Rosie's in Northgate Street

Drugs warning from police after teenagers fall ill at Chester nightclub

Four Frodsham teenagers taken to hospital after buying what are believed to be ecstasy tablets

ACC Guy Hindle of Cheshire Constabulary

Largest ever drugs operation in Cheshire results in almost 40 defendants sentenced to nearly 150 years in jail

Series of dawn raids were carried out at addresses across Cheshire, North Wales and Merseyside

A look back at some Chester council calamities of the past

Eastgate Clock-up is not the first time there have been red faces at Cheshire West and Chester Council

Comic Relief Day calamity for Chester's famous Eastgate Clock

Eagle-eyed Cestrians spot 'clock-up' as Roman numerals have been placed the wrong way round on new protective cover


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