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 theatre planning application unanimously backed by councillors

Cross-party support for £37m cultural venue

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Council leader Mike Jones has caused controversy on Twitter this week

Council leader nominated for ice bucket challenge

Leader has so far declined to have bucket tipped over his head

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Appeal after cyclist seriously injured in Manley

Police want to speak to car driver who did not stop at accident

Work on hold at Commonhall Street site due to planning issues

Council confirms concerns include size of metal framework

Cllr Howard Greenwood

Malpas housing scheme plan goes to appeal as CWaC fails to meet deadline

Scheme on land owned by Cllr Howard Greenwood, chairman of Cheshire West and Chester Council's strategic planning committee

Helsby Railway Station to be staffed once more

Helsby Railway Station: council fears car parking chaos at retail scheme

Cheshire West and Chester councillor Les Ford fears knock-on impact for village's shopping centre

Chester: council to take legal advice after Ungerer air quality monitoring exercise

Liaison group established between firm and concerned residents near Sealand Road site

Ellesmere Port: Islamic cultural centre approved amid angry scenes

Reassurances offered over parking issues and noise at King Street building

Chester: Wetherspoon's to take over city hotel

Historic pub at centre of £2.3m investment

Chester draft Local Plan: Campaigner dismayed at lack of changes

No concessions made to opponents of city centre 'studentification'

The proposed student accommodation on Tower Wharf

Tower Wharf Chester: student housing scheme will be decided at inquiry

Campaigners will be able to give evidence to an inspector


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