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.

Labour prospective parliamentary candidate for Chester takes anti-fracking stance in election campaign

Tory MP Stephen Mosley accuses Labour of failing to consult public when in government

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Police want to question man after Union Jack theft from Albion pub in Chester

Well wisher donates flags to city pub after reading about incident

Road congestion triggered by three-vehicle accident near Ellesmere Port

Commuter traffic snarled up in the aftermath

Cheshire police

Appeal after attempted robbery of teenage girl in Capenhurst

Police seeking two male suspects who were on bicycles

New Asda opens in Chester as 500 customers queue outside the door

Asda in business on Greyhound Retail Park just days after Waitrose opens in Boughton

Anti-frackers protest at seismic testing in Chester and Ellesmere Port

'Thumper trucks' carry out seismic tests on Parkgate Road and on Chester's Greyhound Retail Park

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls with Katy Stevenson and her daughter Hollie (six months) and Pricilla Sellers with daughter Agnes (six months)

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls gets "down with the kids" on visit to Chester

MP in city to support Chester's Labour candidate in next year's general election

The new multi million pound Waitrose store in Boughton opens its doors. Stephen Mosley MP is pictured with Chloe le Ballois of Hoole C of E Primary School who designed the new tote bag for the store with Cllr Bob Rudd, Lord Mayor of Chester, and store manager Dickie Danby

New Chester Waitrose store is open for business

Store manager Dickie Danby thanks public for patience during roadworks

Chester horror attraction scared off by limited opening hours

Ed Walley changes plans for The Chester Dungeon in Watergate Street as council impose time restrictions

IGas say shale gas is useful stop-gap until renewables take over

Firm insists fracking and coalbed methane extraction is safe

MP Stephen Mosley and Lord Mayor Bob Rudd to open Waitrose in Chester

Long-awaited flagship store opening on Thursday, November 6, in Boughton


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