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Flintshire’s best in business sought for annual awards ceremony

FIRMS across the county are being sought to enter this year’s Flintshire Business Awards.Read

Group on Facebook racially abuses staff at Londis store in Saltney

POLICE officers have clamped down on a racially abusive group on social networking website Facebook, directed at staff members in a Saltney corner shop.Read

Saltney sniffer dog specialist joins Flint firm on South Africa venture

DOG specialist Louise Wilson is on the trail of a new initiative to help track down big cats in South Africa.Read

Flintshire County Council to target persistent dog fouling offenders

PERSISTENT dog fouling offenders in Flintshire will be targeted in a summer enforcement campaign.Read

Police tackle anti-social behaviour in Ewloe

COMMUNITY police officers have been clamping down on anti-social behaviour in Ewloe.Read

Wood Memorial Primary School pupils skip along to raise funds for British Heart Foundation

SKIPPING lessons is something not normally encouraged in school, but in Saltney’s Wood Memorial Primary School it was all in aid of a good cause.Read

Shotton woman suffered brain damage after slipping into diabetic coma

A husband whose wife suffered severe brain damage after slipping into a coma wants to raise awareness about a complication which could have killed her.Read

Musician Mike Peters visits Wrexham’s Maelor Hospital as part of charity buskathon

A WELSH musician has embarked on a marathon acoustic buskathon in preparation for an upcoming festival.Read

Ankylosing spondylitis patients meet Delyn MP David Hanson at Westminster

PATIENTS with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) met Delyn Labour MP David Hanson to discuss the barriers to receiving the best care for the spinal condition.Read

Authors pay visit to Wood Memorial Primary School

WOOD Memorial Primary School has been fully booked with appearances from guest children’s authors.Read

Saltney Ferry Mercian regiment soldier revels in Afghanistan role

A FLINTSHIRE soldier working in war-torn Afghanistan says he would not change his job for any other.Read

Environment Agency officers tackle illegal fishing in North Wales

THE Environment Agency Wales is warning people who fish illegally are making a rod for their own backs.Read

New Saltney Town Football Club in appeal for set of goalposts

A NEWLY launched football team is calling on the community to help with its plea for a set of goalposts.Read

Remsdaq employees hit heights for Claire House Children’s Hospice

STAFF members at Deeside-based engineering firm Remsdaq Ltd have been hitting the heights for charity.Read

Students at St David’s High School, Saltney, raise £700 in aid of Everyman

YOUNGSTERS showcased their charitable side at St David’s High School, Saltney, by raising hundreds of pounds in aid of a male cancer charity.Read

Saltney unveils new CCTV ‘Metal Mickey’ cameras

CCTV surveillance cameras have been installed in Saltney town centre.Read

St David’s High School Saltney pupils revel in portable planetarium visit

PUPILS have been seeing stars thanks to the arrival of a portable planetarium.Read

Buckley’s Mountain Lane Primary School shows green side with Earth Hour

YOUNGSTERS at Mountain Lane Primary School, Buckley, have been showing their environmentally-friendly side.Read

Union of Catholic Mothers, Flint, give grand support to Troop Aid

A CHARITABLE group of women have shown grand support in aid of injured troops.Read

West Coast Network Services collects health and safety accolade

WEST Coast Network Services, part of Mold-based West Coast Group, has earned a health and safety accolade.Read

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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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