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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. You can reach him on david.holmes01@trinitymirror.com or call 01244 606412.

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Countess of Chester Hospital closure plan back on the agenda

Proposal to merge Chester and Wirral hospitals surfaces in annual report despite previous assurances it had been rejected

Boughton Co-op store will open next spring

And work due to start on Hoole Co-op before the end of the year

Chester's Watergate Bridge undergoes £500,000 repairs

Programme expected to be completed by spring 2017

Chester Christmas Market faces race against time

Organisers working hard to ensure everything is ready – despite tight time-scale

Ellesmere Port targeted by Wok & Go takeaway chain

Planning permission sought for proposed outlet

Controversial Handbridge dormer must be taken down

Planning inspector concludes loft extension is 'seriously harmful to the character and appearance' of Victorian terrace 

Ellesmere Port lights up the sky for Ellia Arathoon

Family, friends and members of community release balloons and lanterns to remember the mother-of-one

Chester hotel replaces glass canopy after three others smash to ground

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Hotel is believed to have replaced canopy above entrance as a precaution

Chester councillor found guilty of assaulting bouncer

But Labour member will appeal conviction after denying spitting or kicking doorman

Ellia Arathoon of Ellesmere Port to be remembered at balloon release

Young mother whose death is subject to a murder inquiry will be honoured at special event this weekend


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