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Charitable duo hit the heights in aid of MS Support Centre, Saltney

A CHARITABLE couple took to the skies in aid of Saltney’s MS Support Centre.Read

McDonald’s rewards Flint youngsters for keeping area tidy

YOUNG volunteers in Flint have been rewarded for their efforts to keep the area tidy in a co-ordinated litter-pick event.Read

Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Layla Burnett to bring falconry display to Greenfield Valley Museum

A SUCCESSFUL Dragons’ Den entrepreneur is bringing her falconry display to the Greenfield Valley Museum on August 30.Read

Date set for opening of Morrisons supermarket in Saltney

THE return of a Saltney supermarket is drawing nearer as Morrisons has announced it is to open on the August Bank Holiday.Read

Saltney Social Club to hold charity night in aid of injured troops

RESIDENTS are being invited to raise funds for a good cause in a fundraising evening to be held in Saltney.Read

North Wales Police appeal after Holywell Town FC player’s jewellery is stolen

A FLINTSHIRE footballer’s jewellery items worth a total of more than £2,000 were stolen from him as he played in a pre-season friendly on Saturday.Read

Safe taken in property burglary in Pentre Halkyn

NORTH Wales Police officers are on the lookout for a trio of alleged burglars after a safe was stolen from a Pentre Halkyn property.Read

Red Arrows cleared to fly over Deva Stadium before Chester FC match

THE famous Red Arrows will be flying over Chester’s Deva Stadium this Saturday (August 7), after the aerobatic team was cleared to fly.Read

Flintshire County Council denies rumours it is to close Saltney Youth and Community Centre

FLINTSHIRE County Council has denied it intends to close a popular Saltney community facility.Read

Safety fears over Red Arrows could put paid to Deva Stadium flypast

PLANS for the Red Arrows to soar over the Deva Stadium, Chester, before this Saturday’s pre-season friendly football match between Chester FC and Marine have hit a setback.Read

Saltney Stonebridge TRA Crusaders football teams on target to keep youngsters active

A COMMUNITY initiative with a sporting goal has been keeping youngsters active in Saltney.Read

Delyn MP David Hanson signs pledge to be child poverty champion

DELYN Labour MP David Hanson has pledged to become a ‘child poverty champion’, working to end child poverty by 2020.Read

Saltney Town Football Club victorious in appeal for goalposts

SALTNEY Town Football Club is celebrating an important victory in its plans to be ready for the new season.Read

Hawarden ‘wettest place in UK’

HAWARDEN was the wettest place in the UK on Tuesday, according to the Met Office.Read

Pathology improvement plan for Wales approved

HEALTH Minister Edwina Hart has approved final plans to improve pathology services across Wales.Read

Saltney woman invited to Earthwatch expedition in Belarus

A TEACHER from Saltney is looking forward to taking part in a green-themed expedition to Belarus.Read

Battle of Britain hero’s great nephew from Flintshire invited to Rhyl Airshow marking 70th anniversary of campaign

THE family of a Battle of Britain hero are being invited as guests of honour in a forthcoming North Wales air show.Read

Security improvements for Larch Way, Saltney, unveiled

SECURITY measures have been unveiled to improve safety for residents in a Saltney cul-de-sac.Read

Hawarden ‘wettest place in UK’

HAWARDEN was the wettest place in the UK on Tuesday, according to the Met Office.Read

Hafal mental health roadshow stops in Connah’s Quay

A MENTAL health charity’s information roadshow stopped off in Connah’s Quay to raise awareness of the issues faced by patients.Read

Author Profile

Mark Dowling has been working as a multimedia journalist for the Chester Chronicle since Feb 2009, having previously been a sub-editor since he joined the Chronicle in 2006. He can focus on all aspects of news, in particular Lache and Handbridge. Contact him on 01244 606438.

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