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.

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Council corruption inquiry reveals three cases of wrongdoing

Freedom of Information request reveals that three cases were upheld in 2012

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Michael Dodd, from Chester, who has passed away aged 25, possibly due to a complication because of his type 1 diabetes

Parents pay tribute to diabetic son who passed away at his Chester home

Mum and dad suspect 25-year-old Michael Dodd succumbed to a complication resulting from diabetes

Solicitor Adam Antoszkiw with his client Mohammed Islam

Chester taxi driver wrongly accused of sex offence by North Wales Police can work again

Mohammed Islam had to spend £1,500 to fund investigation to clear his name

Cheshire West and Chester Council staff must book a seat to work

Ratio of one desk to 1.5 people 'works well'

Blip in death rate at the Countess of Chester Hospital triggers a review

But Department of Health says hospital is within the 'as expected' range

Ellesmere Port MP issues Parliamentary challenge over Cheshire West and Chester Council's awarding of sexual health contract

Andrew Miller calls for government investigation over what he calls a 'political fix'

Manchester Crown Court

Accused denies arranging car for staged collision with a bus in Chester

'Cash for crashes' trial continues at Manchester Crown Court

Archaeological remains found at new Chester theatre site dating back to bronze age

Historical clues unearthed connected with city's Roman military occupation

Firms lining up to take offices in £100m Chester hub

Six-storey office scheme is at the heart of the new Central Business Quarter

Residents fear Chester student scheme sounds death knell for community

Student accommodation for 350 beds gets go-ahead on appeal

Policing fracking protests in West Cheshire cost £280,000 in 2014

Campaigner says energy firms 'should pay costs for fracking demonstrations'


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