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.

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

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Driver cut out of car near Ellesmere Port fire station

Motorist in a critical condition after car crashes into wall

Tributes paid to pair killed in M56 pile-up near Frodsham

Woman from St Helens and man from County Durham died in last Thursday's crash

NHS workers at Countess of Chester Hospital go on strike over pay

Emergencies are covered during four hour action

The crash scene near the Strawberry Roundabout in Ellesmere Port on Sunday night

Biker flees the scene of Ellesmere Port accident involving two buses

Pillion passenger suffers broken arm following crash next to Strawberry roundabout

Ambulance staff agree to respond to life-threatening calls during industrial action

Cheshire NHS workers plan to go on strike on Monday

Ambulance staff agree to respond to life-threatening calls during industrial action

A second major accident has taken place on the M56 at the Weaver Viaduct

Second M56 motorway smash in the same area as fatal pile-up

Police say no reports of any serious injuries so far

Paul Graham (far right), secretary of Chester and District Football League, with supportive Blacon Labour councillors Carolyn Graham, Marie Nelson and Reggie Jones who all oppose housing on the site

Council and university blasted over Chester sport support

Developer puts in fresh housing application on playing fields site


M56 crash victim details released by Cheshire police

Man from Durham and woman from St Helens were from separate vehicles


Two people killed on M56 near Frodsham

Police confirm two fatalities following pile-up on the motorway near junction 12

Lorry stuck under bridge in Frodsham adds to traffic chaos

Lorry stuck near Castle Park as traffic is diverted from M56 following serious motorway collision


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