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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.

The £13m extension at the rear of the Countess of Chester Hospital

Countess staff love new £13m extension

New Countess of Chester Hospital building has overnight facilities for relatives, an endoscopy unit and critical care unit

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The Crowne Plaza hotel in Chester is up for sale

Chester's Crowne Plaza up for sale

160-bedroom hotel on St Martin's Way is part of the QMH UK portfolio

Prince William was reportedly on a hunting trip on The Duke of Westminster's Spanish estate

Royal hunting trip to Duke's Spanish abode

Prince William hunts on Duke of Westminster's estate in Spain before making plea to end illegal wildlife trade

The former old people's home at Richmond Court is being converted into a homeless hostel

Homeless hub opening soon

Residents speculate on Valentine’s Day opening for controversial homeless hub

The Albion landlord and landlady Mike and Christina Mercer PICTURE: IAN COOPER

‘Camilla may pop in for a tipple one day’

Pub landlord says royal visit in the offing after official meeting

University of Chester student Bhavi Senthitselvan prepares and downs a cocktail in a Frisbee for his NekNomination in a YouTube video

University and nightclub advise to avoid online drinking craze

University of Chester and Rosie's warn young people of dangers of 'NekNomination'

A view of Chester from the Cathedral at Height tour

Heavenly tour of cathedral opening soon

Chester Cathedral At Height tour opens in April

Council leader Mike Jones says plans for the disused council depot at Milton Green would be good for the area

Council leader backs rural housing scheme

Cheshire West and Chester Council leader Mike Jones supports plans for disused council depot at Milton Green

There are plans for a footpath and cycle way on Hoole Bridge updated

Plans for new car park and footbridge at station

Feasibility study for a footpath and cycle way alongside Hoole Bridge

What Northgate Street could look like after pedestrianisation

Pedestrian zone planned for Chester city centre

Transport strategy for city includes shuttle bus, more park and ride and cycle path on Hoole Bridge

Chester MP Stephen Mosley

City MP urges council Tories to 'think again' over school transport cuts

Stephen Mosley says Conservative council must support children with special educational needs


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