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.

Two illegal immigrants detained at Chester Indian restaurant

A woman and a 17-year-old girl were found to have overstayed their visas

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Former CWaC leader Mike Jones on stage as the result is announced by chief executive Steve Robinson with new CWaC leader, Samantha Dixon. Photo by Ian Cooper

CWaC boss Steve Robinson received £30,000 for running May 7 elections

Chief executive repeats his view that aspects of the current election system are ripe for reform

Rush-hour accident hits Chester commuters

Cheshire Police say there were no significant injuries in the accident near the Countess of Chester Hospital

Dave Clark, owner of Contact Pets, at The Parade in Blacon stands next to the empty cabinet in his shop from which fishing equipment has been stolen by burglars

Chester pet shop owner left devastated by burglars' £15,000 haul

Owner Dave Clark fears for the future as he did not have full insurance cover at the time of the raid 

Oulton Park race circuit in Little Budworth

Oulton Park car fire leads to victim being airlifted to hospital

Casualty suffering from burns following incident at Little Budworth race circuit

A life-size magical ice cream tree at the new-look Ice Cream Farm at Tattenhall

Tattenhall Ice Cream Farm unveils multi-million pound development

Ice cream tree, magical garden, mini golf and strawberry pink waterfall among the new attractions

Former Cheshire West and Chester councillor Brenda Dowding

Tributes paid to Brenda Dowding following death of Cheshire West and Chester councillor

Parkgate member had served her constituents for more than 30 years

Stephen Mangan, who plays Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in Houdini & Doyle, waits for his next scene at the end of the alleyway that runs alongside Alexander's Jazz Theatre Bar in Chester city centre

Actor Stephen Mangan in Chester to film new TV series Houdini & Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini main characters in new drama being filmed in Rufus Court area

An accident is causing problems on the M56 and M53 at Chester updated

Chester M56 and M53 crash causes build-up of rush hour traffic

Severe congestion reported on the eastbound carriageway heading for Manchester

Police order travellers to leave Blacon playing field

Travellers promise to leave Queen Elizabeth Playing Field playing field by 6pm this evening

Emergency crews attending the scene of the serious accident which happened on the A550 Welsh Road, Little Sutton, on Sunday morning

Little Sutton road accident puts four people in hospital

One patient had to be taken by air ambulance to hospital in Liverpool


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