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.

John Christopher Smith, 42, of Grasmere Close, Connahs Quay, was the mastermind behind a £1.3m cash for crash fraud and has been jailed for six-and-a-half years

Chester cash for crashes scam mastermind jailed for more than six years

See our gallery of 14 defendants sentenced over seven fake collisions with buses in the city area

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Dave Bellis, owner of Chester Carpet Clearance Centre, gets naked to welcome naturists for one day only on Wednesday, April 1

WATCH: Chester carpet shop staff get naked to welcome naturists for April 1 open day

Bumpers Lane store turns the heat up for an event you would be a fool to miss

Cheshire West and Chester Council accused of failing to be open and transparent

CWaC only met its statutory obligaion on 40% of occasions

Tests prove bed dumped in Chester car park could be worth £20m

DNA tests prove royal provenance of Hough Green find

Jury goes out in Chester cash for crashes trial

Manchester Crown Court fraud case is coming to the end of its third month

BT hopes to give Chester's payphones a new lease of life

Planning applications have been lodged for Eastgate Street, Foregate Street and Pepper Street

Boris Johnson to visit Chester on March 20

London mayor will be guest of honour at Conservative Party dinner

The scene of the accident on the slipway off the M56 and on to the M53 at Stoak

Fog causes motorway mayhem during rush-hour

Delays on M53 due to two separate accidents this morning

NHS bosses disappointed at delays over delivery of new Chester health centre

Hand-over of the Fountains building in Delamere Street is scheduled for March 23

Arrests in Cheshire as part of UK-wide investigation into alleged multi-million pound VAT and money-laundering fraud

A 39-year old man and a 41-year-old woman are currently assisting police with their enquiries

Tory pollster predicts Labour MP for Chester

Lord Ashcroft poll indicates a win for Chris Matheson in forthcoming General Election


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