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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Wayne Copley, Procurement Director, REPIC (award sponsor), Christine Skeldon, Recycling Engagement Co-ordinator (Kier), Emma Harrison, Customer Relationship Team Leader (CWAC), John Outram, Head of Service, Commissioning Places (CWAC), Steve Bakewell, Senior Waste Contracts Manager (CWAC), Sue Perkins, awards host at the Local Government Chronicle Council of the Year awards

Taxpayers' Alliance slams Cheshire West and Chester Council for awards 'jolly'

Freedom of Information request shows cost of sending representatives to London bash was more than £11,000

Work begins on Chester city centre student housing scheme

Scheme includes two blocks to house 120 students in Upper Northgate Street

Chester's new MP is demanding answers over the ongoing roadworks at the Posthouse Roundabout

Chester MP demands answers over roadworks delays at A483 Posthouse roundabout

Chris Matheson says the 'chaos' on the A483 was one of the first issues in his in-tray for him to deal with

Chester police helicopter search after driver runs off from vehicle near King's School

Patrol car was checking ownership details when motorist stopped and ran from scene

A protest outside Blacon Custody Suite, next to Blacon Police Station, after a married mother was arrested because of her alleged involvement in an occupation at a former bank building in Liverpool

Chester woman arrested over alleged involvement in occupation of former Liverpool bank building

Married mum taken into custody following dawn raid on her Upton home

Waverton mum organises ball to support charities helping her paralysed son

Fundraiser is planned at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Chester

New CWaC leader Samantha Dixon. Photo by Ian Cooper

WATCH: CWaC Labour leader-elect Samantha Dixon wants a new consensual approach

Chester City councillor Samantha Dixon tells the electorate:  "We will not disappoint you."

Chester Barclays Bank axe man wants an indeterminate sentence

Sentencing of Ryan Seddon, of Rhyl, has been postponed

Cllr Samantha Dixon with her husband Nick celebrating as Labour took control of Cheshire West and Chester Council

Election 2015: Cheshire West and Chester Council set for first woman leader

Cllr Samantha Dixon vows to put respect at the core of the local authority

Cllr Samantha Dixon and Cllr Mike Jones hear chief executive Steve Robinson announce the result

WATCH Election 2015: Labour take control of Cheshire West and Chester Council

Labour overall majority of just one seat as final ward of Newton marks two gains for party


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