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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.

The £13m extension at the rear of the Countess of Chester Hospital

Countess staff love new £13m extension

New Countess of Chester Hospital building has overnight facilities for relatives, an endoscopy unit and critical care unit

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The picket line outside the Parkgate Road entrance of the University of Chester

University workers strike for 'fair pay'

Action involved the University and College Union, Unison and Unite

Education secretary Michael Gove MP addressing the Cheshire and Wirral Conservative conference at Ellesmere Port

Minister gives vision for future despite protest

Education Secretary Michael Gove addresses delegates at conference in Ellesmere Port

TV chef Paul Hollywood. Picture by Gareth Jones

Hollywood dreams began at Grosvenor

Popular TV baker started his career in city hotel

William King targeted elderly female victims at the Orchard Park residential site in Elton

Gang boss who targeted elderly women is jailed

Man jailed after conning Chester pensioners out of thousands of pounds

The Hoole Way/ St Oswald's Way roundabout

Traffic delays after pedestrian injured

Man hurt in incident at Hoole Way/St Oswald's Way roundabout

The Duke of Westminster

Duke pledges £50k to flood-hit residents

Duke of Westminster offers financial support to residents in Somerset affected by floods

Frances Molloy, chief executive of Health@Work, presenting the plaque to Cheshire West and Chester Council chief executive Steve Robinson, and a certificate to Rob Mason, senior health and safety adviser

Cheshire West and Chester Council makes health of staff top priority

Authority earns eight Excellence Awards in national scheme

A computer generated image of what the rejected Redrow homes scheme would have looked like at Queen's Park in Chester

Plans for £21m luxury homes scheme in Chester rejected as 'not good enough'

Redrow's designs for housing in Queen's Park riverside setting branded 'unimaginative'

Education Secretary Michael Gove MP at St Martin's Academy signing the visitors book with five-year-old pupils Max McLintok and Ruby Lou Jacques and Stephen Mosley MP

Gove answers critics on tour of Chester free school

Education Secretary Michael Gove visits St Martin's Academy in Hoole

A computer generated image of what the Redrow homes scheme will look like at Queen's Park in Chester

Plan for £2m luxury homes overlooking River Dee revealed

Approval sought for 33 dwellings at former Western Command Army site in Queen's Park


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