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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 Bishop of Chester, the Rt Rev Dr Peter Forster

Bishop Peter backs women being bishops

Bishop of Chester not able to attend General Synod for historic vote

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Shale gas protesters to lobby councillors

Campaigners to attend Cheshire West and Chester Council executive meeting on 'fracking'

The 'Protection Camp' on the site off Duttons Lane in Upton

Fracking house price drop row

Cheshire West and Chester Council leader Mike Jones's comment sparks backlash from opponents of coal bed methane and shale gas extraction

The University of Chester chapel on the Parkgate Road campus

Stained glass window to mark anniversary

New window to mark 175th anniversary of University of Chester

Deputy leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council Les Ford

Deputy council leader in ‘special needs’ storm

Cllr Les Ford apologises for calling children with additional needs 'a burden'

Residents opposed to the Miller Developments' 350-bed student housing scheme at Tower Wharf, Chester

Developer appeals against rejection of student housing complex

A developer is appealing a council decision to reject a massive student complex in an area where traditional residents feel the community has become imbalanced.

Almost 12,000 adults and 6,700 children received foodbank parcels in 2013-14

Regional foodbank use is at record high level

ALMOST 12,000 adults and 6,700 children were provided with emergency supplies by Cheshire’s foodbanks during the last financial year.

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

Taylor Wimpey’s new homes at Saighton Camp

Hundred more homes planned for army camp site

Applicants GMV Eight wants to replace school and employment elements with more housing

Michael Owen and son net £12,000 for charity

Footballer wins money for charity on ITV1 show

Vicky the orangutan undergoes private op

Medical team from Grosvenor Nuffield Hospital perform sinus op on orangutan


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