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Join the Epilepsy Action charity’s National Tea Break event

EPILEPSY Action is urging tea drinkers to get their cups and saucers ready for National Tea Break 2009.Read

Get your entries in now for the 2010 London Marathon

THE British Red Cross is taking applications to be part of their team for the 2010 Virgin London Marathon.Read

The RNID charity wants to speak to deaf people across Cheshire and North Wales to find out the impact it has on their lives

THE Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID) is inviting people with hearing loss across North Wales and Cheshire to take part in two pieces of vital research.Read

Tourism in Holywell is given boost with new information panels for visitors

VISITORS to Holywell can discover what to see and where to go the moment they arrive - thanks to bilingual illustrated tourist information panels.Read

Postmen from across North Wales including Wrexham, Flint and Deeside taking part in a Father’s Day charity dash

THERE was no relaxing on Father’s Day for a group of North Wales posties – instead they put their best feet forward for a dad’s dash round the Great Orme in Llandudno.Read

Tory AM Mark Isherwood has blasted the poor state of the Welsh economy

CLIENT problems handled by Citizens Advice Cymru have risen from almost 270,000 to nearly 300,000 over the last year, including a 19% increase in debt-related problems.Read

Countess of Chester Hospital works with Breakthrough Breast Cancer to pledge better support and treatment of patients

A HOSPITAL has pledged to improve services for breast cancer patients in Flintshire, Chester and Ellesmere Port.Read

Welsh Tory AM calls for funding for blind and partially sighted in North Wales

THE Shadow Minister for Equality is calling on county councils to help fund a welfare service for the blind and partially sighted.Read

Alyn & Deeside Am support Flintshire children’s bus safety scheme

CARL Sargeant, Labour AM for Alyn and Deeside, has backed a scheme in which parents can track their children after they have boarded the school bus.Read

Chester homeowners selling properties quicker thanks to new legal info pack

THE usual lengthy conveyancing time for buying and selling homes has been slashed to as little as 18 days in Flintshire, thanks to pre-sale Exchange-Ready Packs (ERP), enhanced Home Information Packs.Read

Rural Flintshire welcomes £2.4 million cash boost

RURAL Flintshire has been given a huge £2.4 million cash boost to regenerate the area.Read

Deeside MP hosts special event for armed forces heroes

ALYN & Deeside Labour MP Mark Tami is hosting a special event to mark Armed Forces Day.Read

Alyn & Deeside MP Mark Tami joins residents’ campaign in Abermorddu to prevent beauty spot being built upon

ALYN and Deeside Labour MP Mark Tami has joined residents of Abermorddu in a campaign to prevent village fields being built on.Read

Talents of Flintshire exhibition at Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

THE Talents of Flintshire exhibition will be on show in the Education Gallery at Clwyd Theatr Cymru until Monday .Read

Treasure hunt to take place through Pantymwyn and Gwernaffield villages in Flintshire

A TREASURE hunt through two Flintshire villages will take place later this month.Read

Welsh Water warns children not to swim in its reservoirs during warm weather

WITH good summer weather forecast, Wales Dwr Cymru Welsh Water is renewing its warning of hidden reservoir dangers, which could prove fatal to even the strongest of swimmers.Read

Argoed High School in Mynydd Isa celebrates “excellent” inspection report

STAFF, governors and students at Argoed High School, Myndd Isa, are celebrating an “excellent” Estyn Inspection Report.Read

Welsh Assembly Tory welcomes “u-turn” on safeguarding community transport

NORTH Wales Conservative AM Mark Isherwood has welcomed the Welsh Assembly’s ‘U-turn’ on safeguarding community transport schemesRead

Mold pub holding 19-day wine festival

A MOLD pub will be serving six new wines during a 19-day wine festival.Read

Author Profile

Chris Smith is a Multi-Media Desk Editor (Content) based at the Chester Chronicle but responsible for helping editors with all editions across Cheshire and North Wales, as and when needed. He was previously a reporter and Health Correspondent in Chester for seven years, and was Chief Reporter and Deputy Editor in Ellesmere Port for six years. He can be contacted on 01244 606423.

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