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.

Miller Developments have reduced the number of rooms in its proposed student accommodation on Tower Wharf

Council lawyer claims Chester's Tower Wharf student scheme is 'wasted opportunity'

David Holmes reports from Day 3 of the planning inquiry for student development

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Broughton Asda manager persuades bosses to allow female staff time off for cervical cancer screening

Graham Thomas has convinced company to back Time to Test campaign

Elf and Safety team at council responds to Santa safety request

Freedom of Information request to Cheshire West and Chester council elicits jokey response

Daughter of Chester Zoo founder tells BBC listeners about walking elephants under Eastgate Clock

June Mottershead interviewed on Radio 4's Woman's Hour

A government inspector has over-ruled the council's decision to grant permission for a 70-cabin scheme in Delamere Forest

Victory for campaigners as axe falls on Delamere Forest holiday village plan

Government inspector decides that the scheme for 70 cabins was inappropriate

Cheshire Chief Constable hopes union leaders with rethink New Year's Eve strike

But Unison says police staff are upset at being forced to work on days off for no extra pay

Green light for multi-million pound flood defences to protect Northwich

Councillors give scheme their unanimous backing

Blacon Police Station

Cheshire police staff to strike on New Year's Eve

Unions have contingency plans in case of any risk to life or limb

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

Councillor raises questions over decision to build homes in Chester flood plain

Approved scheme off Sealand Road for 140 houses will see ground levels raised by six feet and a reservoir created

Anti-fracking protesters demonstrate in Ellesmere Port

Protest follows IGas discovery of 'significant gas indications' at site


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