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.

Councillor Mark Stocks

Chester Tory leadership challenger launches damaging attack on Conservative CWaC chief Mike Jones

Cllr Mark Stocks says someone must take responsibility for party's embarrassing defeat

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Police make drugs arrests after raids on homes in Chester and North Wales

Four men and four women detained on suspicion of conspiracy to supply drugs

Duke of Westminster heads North West wealth league with £8.56 billion fortune

And moneysupermarket.com founder Simon Nixon is UK's 120th richest resident

Everest avalanche: Alex Staniforth 'scared for his life'

Kelsall fundraiser abandons attempt to conquer Everest after 2,000 people die in Nepal earthquake disaster

Kelsall teenager Alex Staniforth safe after avalanche on Mount Everest

Alex is shaken but safe at Camp 1 after reports that earthquake in Nepal leaves more than 400 dead

A fire broke out at Richmond Court in Chester on Friday, April 24

Fire breaks out at homeless hostel in Chester

Investigation under way following blaze at Richmond Court in Boughton

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

The replica Eastgate Clock in Chester has now been fixed

Chester Eastgate Clock replica no longer going backwards in time

Action taken to fix replica Eastgate Clock face which was printed the wrong way round

WATCH: £2m investment at Chester Racecourse revealed

A new finishing line video screen is just one of the new features for Chester Races

Chronicle reporter who made Ed Miliband selfie video offers an insight into the world of political spin

"What I really wanted was more time to question someone who has ambitions to be our next Prime Minister"

Alleged rape victim gives evidence from beyond the grave in Chester trial

The 20-year-old took her own life five days after being interviewed by police


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