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Frances Barrett

Frances Barrett

Frances Barrett is a content editor for the Chester Chronicle and Ellesmere Port Pioneer. You can reach her on frances.barrett@trinitymirror.com or call 01244606437.

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Anger erupts over 'out of touch and bureaucratic' term-time holidays ban ruling

Debate rages on in light of Supreme Court's landmark verdict on unauthorised absences

Chester Crown Court

Two men to stand trial over Ellesmere Port historic child sex abuse allegations

Terence Bishop, 62, and David Murray, 53, deny all the charges

Parents launch fight for Utkinton playground facilities

Plans to install play equipment on school field thwarted over lease issues

Term-time holiday ban upheld by Supreme Court – Here's what CWaC has to say about it

Dad loses his legal battle over taking his daughter out of school to go on Florida trip

Controversial energy from waste facility near Northwich reaches 'important milestone'

Renewable energy plant got planning consent in 2012 but has yet to be built

Blacon man up in court accused of 18 historic sex offences

Patrick O'Neill denies all the charges, which include rape and indecency with a child

Showers forecast for Chester and Ellesmere Port over Easter weekend

Here's what the early forecasts say about the bank holiday weekend

Cath Kidston is coming to Cheshire Oaks

Quirky British brand will open up at the designer outlet this month

Jailed in March: Knife attacker, dating site conman and the guy who kept paedophile manuals

A look back at some of the biggest cases we covered last month

Killer dog disease Alabama Rot hits Cheshire – Here's what you need to know

This affects all breeds and ages of dogs and can lead to sudden and potentially fatal kidney failure


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