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.

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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


Free fireworks event to mark University of Chester's 175th birthday

Community is invited to extravaganza in Queen's Park on Saturday

The imitation Eastgate Clock face, on The Grosvenor Hotel side, has been printed as a mirror image of what it should be

Eastgate clock to be back in time 'as soon as possible'

Leader of council Mike Jones suggested on radio that backward Roman numerals might remain

Air Ambulance

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital following accident on Wrexham Road

Crash happened at about 3.20pm on Sunday

The tablets Chester Police have issued a warning about following an incident at a city centrre nightclub

Teenager remains in hospital as investigation continues into dangerous drugs in Chester

Four teenagers were taken ill at Rosies nightclub early hours of Saturday and one taken ill at city bar on Sunday morning

A van fire has caused disruption on the M56 near Chester

Van fire causes disruption on the M56 near Chester

Two lanes of west-bound carriageway had to be closed while emergency services tackled blaze

Trouble has broken out among football fans at Chester Railway Station updated

Grimsby football fans involved in trouble on way to Chester FC stadium

Three men arrested as police deal with trouble around railway station

Police are searching for the driver of this Volkswagen Golf which became wedged between two trees after crashing in Huxley Lane, near Tiverton, before setting on fire

Police search Tiverton area for driver after car bursts into flames following crash

Vehicle ends up wedged between two trees but there is no trace of motorist


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