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Inquest hears Flintshire soldier was probably shot dead by the Taliban

TWO soldiers from Flintshire and Chester were probably shot dead by a Taliban sharp shooter firing British forces bullets made in Cheshire, an inquest heard.Read

Prosecutor says Deeside beds firm employee plotted murder of debt collector

A COUPLE were accused of plotting to carry out the deliberate murder of a debt collector who came to their house, in the closing speech by the prosecution at Liverpool Crown Court.Read

Chronicle Wheel to return to Chester next Christmas

THE Chronicle Wheel will be back for at least another two Christmases after more than 250,000 people visited Chester’s Winter Wonderland – netting £2.2m toward the region’s economy.Read

Two men guilty of manslaughter of Connah's Quay dad Christopher Garwell

TWO teenagers have been found guilty of killing a 23-year-old father by attacking him on Chester’s walls.Read

Pair accused of Connah’s Quay man’s murder await their fate

A LAWYER defending a client accused of murdering a man says the jury should find him guilty of manslaughter.Read

Duke and Duchess of Westminster’s daughter Lady Edwina marries TV presenter Dan Snow

THE Duke and Duchess of Westminster’s daughter Lady Edwina has married TV presenter Dan Snow in a low-key wedding.Read

Chester murder trial latest: Witness tells court her brother punched Connah’s Quay victim

A TEENAGE girl saw an alleged murder victim fall to the ground after being punched by her brother and kicked by another male.Read

Murder trial update: Connah’s Quay victim found motionless by two Chester students

“WE’VE battered some lad” – that’s what a young woman told a court she received in a text message from one of four males on trial for murder.Read

Four on trial accused of Connah’s Quay man’s murder

A DRUNKEN victim died after being viciously punched and kicked to the head in a group attack on Chester’s city walls, a court heard.Read

Saltney councillor Klaus Armstrong-Braun reunited with Barnado’s friend after decades

TWO former residents of a Barnardo’s children’s home have been reunited more than half a century after losing touch.Read

Saltney homes demolished after seven-year legal battle

A PAIR of semi-detached houses have been demolished after a court order was enacted at the end of a seven- year legal battle.Read

Chester murder trial: Nicola Bishop cleared of murder charge

A WOMAN accused of murdering a drug dealer has been acquitted.Read

Four accused of murder of Connah’s Quay man

FOUR young men charged with the murder of a Connah’s Quay man have appeared at Chester Crown Court.Read

Mold soldier among those at ceremony to welcome back Royal Welsh from Afghanistan

AMONG the soldiers attending the special ceremony at Chester Racecourse was Fusilier Jay Carless.Read

Chester police took 42 minutes to respond to incident which led to Connah’s Quay man’s death

POLICE conducting a murder inquiry have admitted it took 42 minutes to respond to a city centre fracas which is believed to have led to the victim’s death.Read

Crowds turn out to see Queen welcome home soldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh at Chester Racecourse

CROWDS turned out to see the Queen welcome Welsh soldiers back from a tour of duty in Afghanistan.Read

Chester City Walls murder probe appeal into the death of Connah’s Quay man

POLICE officers will tonight (Thursday) hand out leaflets asking for help in relation to a murder inquiry.Read

Queen’s visit to Chester racecourse brings memories flooding back

THE Queen will today present campaign medals to soldiers who recently returned from Afghanistan during an event for 3,000 people at Chester Racecourse.Read

Murder probe launched after Connah's Quay man dies following attack on Chester City Walls

A MURDER investigation has been launched after a Connah's Quay man died following an alleged attack on the City Walls in Chester.Read

Arrests after Broughton man found unconscious on City Walls in Chester

THREE men have been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a man who is fighting for his life in hospital.Read

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David Holmes is The Chester Chronicle's Chief Reporter. He covers wide ranging and important news items in and around Chester. He takes an active interest in politics, crime and consumer issues.