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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 Tesco Homeplus will close on March 15

'Unprofitable' Tesco Chester Homeplus to close

Homeware shop will shut its doors on March 15

Benedict Cumberbatch

Comberbach villagers cheer for namesake Benedict Cumberbatch in Oscars and BAFTAs

Actor has received nominations for his role in The Imitation Game

Craig Acton and his guide dog Fred, who was attacked by a dog in Winsford on January 15

Blind man's anger after guide dog attacked in Winsford

Black Labrador Fred bitten by dog on Dingle Lane

Pupils of Saighton Church of England Primary School want to make a film about what life was like at Saighton Military Training Camp

Primary school seeks people based on Saighton Camp during Second World War for film project

Saighton CE Primary School pupils hoping to interview anyone stationed at former military base

This bus stop on Chester Road, near to the junction with Bates Lane, is one of the shelters which has been unlit since before Christmas

Councillor concerned by broken bus shelter lights in Helsby

Five of the village's bus stops have been unlit since before Christmas 

Katherine Lewis has given up alcohol for one year to raise money for Mind

Former Queen's School pupil gives up alcohol for one year for charity

Katherine Lewis is going sober in aid of mental health charity Mind

Manley Village School has been praised by Minister for Schools David Laws MP for their performance in the national Key Stage 2 tests

Schools minister congratulates Manley Village School for Key Stage 2 test results

Headteacher attributes performance to 'hard work and talented teaching'

Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper and Labour parliamentary candidate Julia Tickridge sit down with Northwich residents to discuss immigration

Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper discusses immigration in Northwich

Labour MP said the Government's approach 'just isn't working' on visit to town last week

Eddie Pickering, Janet and Philip Briggs of the North Cheshire Rail Users Group and Mayor of Frodsham Cllr Allen Wales at the Best Kept Station Awards

Helsby and Frodsham win big at Best Kept Station Awards

Tribute paid to North Cheshire Rail Users Group which looks after both stations

Bike Logic on Chester Road, Helsby

Helsby bike shop ransacked by thieves

Raiders stole around £40,000 worth of goods including bikes and clothing


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