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.

George Mottershead building the zoo in 1930-31

Chester Zoo founder George Mottershead honoured with blue plaque

Plaque unveiled in Mottershead's home town of Sale Moor

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WATCH: George Osborne MP visits Capenhurst nuclear facility

Chancellor of the Exchequer and Tatton MP's visit is part of vision for northern economic 'powerhouse'

Cheshire West and Chester: panel to encourage design excellence across West Cheshire

But critics says it's "too little, too late" following series of uninspiring buildings

Chester: Ukip Euro MP to stand for Parliament

Steven Woolfe selected to fight Stockport seat

Council leader Mike Jones has caused controversy on Twitter this week

Council leader nominated for ice bucket challenge

Leader has so far declined to have bucket tipped over his head

crash scene

Appeal after cyclist seriously injured in Manley

Police want to speak to car driver who did not stop at accident

Work on hold at Commonhall Street site due to planning issues

Council confirms concerns include size of metal framework

Chester Marathon: New metric marathon launched this year

Registration still open for shorter race

Cllr Howard Greenwood

Malpas housing scheme plan goes to appeal as CWaC fails to meet deadline

Scheme on land owned by Cllr Howard Greenwood, chairman of Cheshire West and Chester Council's strategic planning committee

Helsby Railway Station to be staffed once more

Helsby Railway Station: council fears car parking chaos at retail scheme

Cheshire West and Chester councillor Les Ford fears knock-on impact for village's shopping centre

Chester: council to take legal advice after Ungerer air quality monitoring exercise

Liaison group established between firm and concerned residents near Sealand Road site


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