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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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Willington mum smashes fundraising target for daughter's 'fantastic' college

Heather Bailey wanted to support The Seashell Trust for their work with youngsters with complex learning difficulties

'Major disruption' to Chester to London rail services due to derailed train

Train reported to have struck a landslide near Watford Junction, causing severe delays for Virgin Trains services

Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral icon theft trial adjourned for second time

Vasilijs Apilats will now not stand trial until November 30

Arrest made over killing of Helsby paraglider Steve Nash

Mr Nash was halfway through an expedition in Mongolia when he was fatally stabbed

Rower Matt Langridge received a warm welcome from a young fan as he landed in the UK after Rio 2016

Northwich plans homecoming open top bus tour for Olympic hero Matt Langridge

Former Hartford High School pupil Matt bagged gold in the men's coxed eight

A busy River Dee from Boughton, Chester

Chester is HOTTER than Greek island of Mykonos today

City swelters as temperatures soar past those in popular European holiday destinations

The bathroom of Carol and Nicholas Sheppard's home had been dedicated to drying cannabis

Ellesmere Port mum and son shared home with £70k cannabis farm

Carol and Nicholas Sheppard, of Straker Avenue, have been sentenced for drugs offences

Cheshire Police

Man arrested over Chester Grosvenor Park rape released on bail

20-year-old woman was attacked in the early hours of Tuesday morning


Parkgate Road vehicle fire causes rush hour traffic chaos

Road has now reopened following incident in Mollington on Tuesday morning

Weather warning for Chester and Ellesmere Port as heavy rain set to hit

Met Office are predicting storms will batter the region this afternoon and tonight


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