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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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Chester Magistrates Court

Great Sutton woman banned from driving for 15 months under drug-drive legislation

Samantha Howman, of Sutton Way, was found to have a component of cannabis in her blood when she was arrested on the A5117

Chester Magistrates Court

Two Northwich men sentenced for stealing grandmother's mobility scooter

Louis Winnington, of Freshwater View, was given six months in custody and Jake Dickens, of Water Street, received a six-month suspended sentence

The canal near Stanney Mill Lane

Shot duck in Ellesmere Port canal sparks concern that birds are being targeted

Mallard found near Stanney Mill Lane area had four gun pellets in its body

Four-year-old Olivia Phillips is undergoing chemotherapy treatment for hepatoblastoma

Campaign to send Little Sutton child battling cancer to Disney World

One anonymous donor who doesn't know the Phillips family donated a staggering £1,000

Which Cheshire West and Chester school had the most spent on building maintenance in 2013 to 2014?

Council spent more than £3m keeping schools in tip-top condition

Adoption Matters chief executive Norman Goodwin CBE

Chester charity Adoption Matters secures regional adoption agency partnerships

New measures announced by Government to speed up the process of finding children stable homes

Maggie-May is recovering at home after being shot with an air gun

Cat shot with air gun in Dodleston for second time this year

Maggie-May recovering after incident on October 14

Slow traffic on M56 westbound near Hapsford due to vehicle breakdown

Incident caused temporary closure of one lane near Hapsford

Eastgate Clock section of Chester City Walls reopened after restoration project

Repairs made to famous timepiece during £500,000 council programme

Cheshire Constabulary HQ in Winsford

Cheshire police criticised for having no black officers

The force was one of four named by Home Secretary Theresa May in speech to National Black Police Association


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