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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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Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued advice on how to celebrate Valentine's Day safely

Cheshire fire service issue Valentine's Day safety advice

Planning a romantic dinner at home? Then you might want to read these tips on how to celebrate without requiring the emergency services

Compensation payouts cost Cheshire West and Chester Council £862,984 over two years

Uncovered manholes and ripped jackets feature in claims made to the authority

Picture from 'Parking like a T*** in Cheshire' Facebook page of a Nissan in the car park of Waitrose in Boughton

Cheshire's poor parkers snapped and shamed on Facebook group

Parking like a T*** in Cheshire set up to expose 'not only the bad but dangerous parkers'

Junction 12 of the M56 near Frodsham

One lane of M56 westbound closed due to vehicle breakdown

Stretch between junctions 12 and 14 affected while vehicle is recovered

Stephen Wilkinson has been given a 27 month jail term by the Court of Appeal, which overturned his original suspended sentence

Father of Stephen Wilkinson victim says 'he has got what he deserved'

Wilkinson, from Elton, has been sent to prison after the Court of Appeal overturned his suspended sentence

Chester Crown Court

Man admits kidnap and rape of Ellesmere Port 11-year-old

Paul Ripley will be sentenced at Chester Crown Court at April 4

Do you recognise this man? British Transport Police believes he can help with its investigation after a bag was taken from a train at Hartford station

Police appeal after Hartford station bag theft

Officers wish to trace a man they believe can help with their investigation

Cheshire police stock image

Police investigate after Whitby High School students asked to get in man's van

Two pupils were approached near William Stockton Primary School at around 3.45pm on Tuesday

Stephen Wilkinson has been given a 27 month jail term by the Court of Appeal, which overturned his original suspended sentence

Sex offender Stephen Wilkinson given jail term after suspended sentence ruled too lenient

The 24-year-old from Elton was convicted of a string of sex offences involving three underage girls in December 2015

Young Everton fan and George Shaw, who has cerebral palsy, scored a goal at Goodison Park after an invitation from Gerard Deulofeu

Ellesmere Port youngster George Shaw wins Everton FC's Goal of the Month competition

The nine-year-old hit the back of the net at Goodison Park after a special invitation from Gerard Deulofeu


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