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.

Two illegal immigrants detained at Chester Indian restaurant

A woman and a 17-year-old girl were found to have overstayed their visas

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Chester Races booze ban to be introduced on open course

Race Company chief executive Richard Thomas announces a number of measures to combat effects of drunken anti-social behaviour

Cash machine

Chester cash machines scam leads to warning from police

But Cheshire Constabulary refuse to reveal location of targeted ATMs

Northgate Street Chester is 28th worst street in the country

But assistant Chief Constable Mark Roberts says Chester city centre should ‘absolutely not’ be seen as a ‘no-go area’ for law-abiding citizens

WATCH: Drone footage reveals 'Chester imp' sitting high up in city cathedral

Battle of Waterloo anniversary: Chester's link to the 'iron' Duke of Wellington

Friend of Wellington Viscount Combermere is commemorated with a bronze statue in the city

S Club 7's Bradley McIntosh, Jo OMeara and Tina Barrett with Beans promoter Mike Hannigan (centre) and Beans events manager Jamie Northrop at the Beans student night in Cruise nightclub on Monday evening. Picture courtesy of Beans

S Club 7 visit Chester Cruise nightclub

Three members of chart-topping band took to the stage of city centre venue

Detectives investigate alleged historical sex offences at former Chester high school

A 75-year-old man has been arrested in connection with incidents said to have taken place at Kingsway High School


Lorry driver taken to hospital for assessment following multi-vehicle collision in Chester

Motorists were earlier asked to avoid the Boughton-Vicars Cross area after the A51 was closed

The scene of the multi-vehicle RTC on the A51 at the junction with Aldi in Boughton, Chester

A51 Tarvin Road Chester reopens following severe accident

Multi-vehicle smash caused rush-hour disruption in Boughton


Driver cut from wreckage after car smashes into Northwich house

Firefighters from Northwich Fire Station cut the man free after the crash


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