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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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Cash machine exclusive

Revealed: The Chester cash machines reportedly targeted for skimming

Cheshire police received 13 reports of this type of crime in 2014 and 2015

Hoole to host its second street festival of 2016

The Notting Hoole-organised May Day festival went so well that the community wanted more

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Heavy traffic following A51 Tarvin Road collision

Two vehicles involved in incident, which closed the road for a period

Michelle Jones says she has already spotted a few of these in her house

The scary giant house spiders that have invaded your homes

Mating season is well and truly underway in Chester and here are Chronicle readers' snaps to prove it


Lengthy delays facing M56 motorists due to overturned van

Normal traffic conditions expected to resume from 3.15pm

Cars stuck and rescued from mud at Porthmadog on Monday afternoon

Boughton Festival No 6 reveller caught up in flooded car park chaos

Sophie Everett has had to seek refuge with other stranded festival-goers in a leisure centre while she waits for her car to be towed

M56 and M53 incidents cause rush hour chaos around Chester

Incidents on motorway network cause delays for motorists

Are Chester homes about to be invaded by giant spiders?

These beady-eyed eight-legged trespassers will be crawling out of the woodwork as mating season begins

Police are investigating a report of a large number of youths fighting and causing a disturbance on Raby Road on Saturday night

Police investigate Neston mass brawl involving up to 20 youths

One minor assault reported by a witness, but no victim has come forward

11 things still to look forward to in Chester in 2017

What does Chester have in store for the rest of the year?


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