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.

Public invited to invest in proposed Chester Solar Farm

A public consultation will take place at Pulford Village Hall on Thursday, September 10

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Euan Hall, CEO of the Land Trust and the Duke of Westminster unveil a carving of a tree at the Memorial Forest on the Countess of Chester Country Park as Norman Armstrong-Kersh, CEO and founder of the Life for a Life charity watches on. Picture courtesy of Andy Scargill

Countess of Chester Country Park memorial forest launched by Duke of Westminster

Life For A Life charity creates area to commemorate loved ones

Chester free school submits planning application just seven weeks before building is due to open

University Cathedral Free School intends to move to Murlain House in Union Street for start of new term on September 1

Michael Gray, right, a commiittee member of the Criminal Law Solicitors' Association and a partner in Chester-based Gray and Co Solicitors, outside Chester Magistrates Court, together with solicitor and barrister colleagues including Owen Edwards, a representative of The Criminal Bar Association for England and Wales, protesting at Legal Aid cuts in 2014

Chester lawyer says legal system is in meltdown as protests grow against government cuts

Solicitors refusing to take on new Legal Aid work in a bid to put pressure on Lord Chancellor Michael Gove

Volunteer coordinator Sally Dobbing and cafe manager Amy Edwards are looking for volunteers to help out at a new community cafe project in Hoole

Hoole lottery winning community cafe seeking volunteers

New venture planning to open its doors in September

The number of love locks is slowly creeping back at the Queen's Park suspension bridge in Chester

Chester suspension bridge love locks are making a comeback

Council monitoring romantic gesture as padlocks are potential health and safety hazard

Image for proposed log cabin development at Delamere Forest

Delamere Forest log cabins plan rejected by High Court

Forestry Commission defeated in bid to reverse decision by former communities secretary

Pro-busking campaigner Jonny Walker says council proposals would criminalise street performers in Chester. Picture by Anthony Beyga

Chester busking proposals could turn council into 'civic Simon Cowells' says campaigner

Pro-busking Jonny Walker fears public order bid will criminalise street performers

Campaigner calls to shed light on University Cathedral Free School move

Work has begun on Murlain House in Union Street, which will be the new home of the University Cathedral Free School from September

Chester Platinum Lounge lap dancing club waits for licensing decision

Future of city centre venue hangs in the balance

New Chester Wetherspoon's hopes to sell drink from 9am

The hotel, on Upper Northgate Street, has remained boarded up since it closed last August

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