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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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The 7th Duke of Westminster, Hugh Grosvenor, arriving for a memorial service to celebrate the life of his father, the sixth Duke of Westminster at Chester Cathedral. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

New Duke of Westminster is off the market... Sorry girls!

Hugh Grosvenor is no longer the UK's most eligible bachelor as it's revealed he has a girlfriend

Dr Gyles Brandreth, Chancellor of the University of Chester

Gyles Brandreth is offically installed as University of Chester chancellor

Former MP and university champion spoke of delight at appointment during inspirational speech


Norley care home in special measures after inspection by watchdog

Mount Pleasant Residential Home told it must make 'significant improvements' by the Care Quality Commission

Watchdog rates Chester care home 'inadequate'

Orchard Manor in Upton is in special measures following a Care Quality Commission inspection

Chester pub marks International Women's Day with special brewing event

Group of women invited to brew charity beer at Brewhouse and Kitchen

Secret Life of the Zoo proves just how much we have in common with animals

Being the newbie, sibling rivalry and feeling like the odd one out were all problems faced by Chester Zoo's residents in latest episode

Part of Blacon Avenue to close for roadworks

Diversion will be in force for drivers

Collision on M56 spells delays for drivers

One casualty is being checked over by medics after incident

Are Frankie & Benny's in Chester and Cheshire Oaks on the closure hit-list?

Popular restaurant chain has three branches in the area

Which Chester roads will be closed for graduation ceremonies and when?

Here's our guide to which roads will be affected by University of Chester graduations


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