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Carmella De Lucia

Carmella De Lucia

Reporter for the Chester Chronicle. Covering a huge range of subjects in her work, Carmella also runs the Women Today and the Nostalgia pages. She was highly commended in the O2 Media Awards 2013, 2014 and 2015 for North West Weekly Newspaper Journalist of the Year.

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Air Ambulance

Air ambulance service helicopters grounded in North West after fault discovered

Flights suspended for same model that crashed on to Glasgow pub

Foxcote Tearooms owner Brian Dykes is having to close his beloved tearoom due to declining profits.

Poor trade forces Brian, 78, to close tearoom

Pensioner Brian Dykes forced to close beloved tearoom thanks to falling profits

Ian and Tracy Williams of The Bickerton Poacher

Popular village pub claims UK retail award

National award for Bickerton pub

Emma Cornes, who has set up a bag business incorporating her native Scottish tweed into the pattern

Emma's bringing a little piece of Scotland to the city

Emma Cornes' tweed fashion business brings a piece of her native Scotland to Chester

Nelson Mandela

Former MP recalls his meeting with Nelson Mandela

Lord Barry Jones remembers House of Commons encounter with legendary statesman

Parents wanting to send their children to Bishop Heber High School will have to pay £650 a year in transport fees

Parents furious at proposed school transport changes

Parents angry over Cheshire West and Chester plans to change high school rural catchment areas

Christi Bendle with Sally Pattinson outside Sally's shop in Hawarden

Sew glad I did this!

Christi Bendle gave up a HR career to pursue her love of sewing

Gary Vickers and partner Kaye Clarke who were killed in a plane crash at Hawarden Airport

United in grief - family pay tribute to plane crash couple

Hundreds pack Blacon Crematorium for funeral of air tragedy victims

Ingrid Gryce took the plunge and moved to a retirement complex in Chester after 40 years in the Isle of Wight

Ingrid proves you're never too old for a big life change

Carmella De Lucia talks to Ingrid Gryce about moving to Chester at 80

Mary Day of Tiverton celebrating her 100th birthday

Happy day as Mary turns 100

Tiverton woman celebrates the birthday of a century as she turns 100


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