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Man arrested after police execute search warrant

POLICE believe they have made a significant breakthrough in bringing down the number of burglaries in the area. Read

Vicar is on the move

THE Bishop of St Asaph has announced The Rev James Harris, Vicar of Gwernaffield and Llanferres, is on the move. Read

Chance for families to remember loved ones

WIRRAL-based children’s hospice Claire House is inviting people from Flintshire to join its annual ‘A Light for Love Campaign’ as a special way of remembering those no longer with us. Read

Police issue burglary warning as darker nights arrive

NORTH Wales Police are urging the public to ensure they lock their doors and close their windows as the evenings get darker and winter approaches. Read

Firework safety campaign targets ‘have-a-go’ dads

NORTH Wales Fire and Rescue Service is warning ‘have-a-go’ dads to be extra-careful with fireworks this year, or risk putting their friends and family in danger. Read

Mold hotel could be demolished to make way for flats

PLANS to demolish a Mold hotel and build apartments in its place are up for discussion next week. Read

Flintshire organisations scoop lottery grants

FOUR Flintshire organisations are celebrating after scooping lottery grants, which were announced today, Friday. Read

Debates on organ donation welcomed by AM

ALYN and Deeside AM Carl Sargeant has welcomed the announcement of dates for a series of debates to gather public opinion on whether Wales should become the first UK country to introduce a system of presumed consent for organ donation. Read

AM Carl Sergeant and Councillor Arnold Woolley clash over £100,000 laptop proposal

AN AM has launched a blistering attack on Flintshire County Council’s proposal to splash out £100,000 on laptop computers for members. Read

Sponsored walker was all of a flutter

A DIZZY moth almost forced a Halkyn woman to pull out of a sponsored walk – after it flew into her ear and got stuck. Read

Drunken gesture to drivers led to court fine

MOTORISTS called the police to say a drunken man was gesturing at them as they drove between Sychdyn and Mold. Read

Police launch text message service for deaf people

A NEW service for deaf people has been launched by North Wales Police. Read

Shop theft worker under eviction threat

THE assistant manageress of an off-licence was under stress and threat of eviction when she stole from the till, a court heard. Read

Busy Bees Playgroup seeking new home

A PLAYGROUP may be forced to pack up just before Christmas. Read

Giant stone lion to be built on England-Wales border

A HUGE 20m long stone lion will signal a welcome to England when drivers leave Wales. Read

Happy birthday, Rhys

RHYS Thomas, left blind and unable to speak or move since he choked on chewing gum a year ago, celebrated his 17th birthday last Friday with his family and nurses. Read

Witness appeal after security guard is attacked in street

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an attack on a 60-year-old man which left him with extensive facial injuries. Read

Widower had child porn on computer

POLICE in Kent who mounted an operation against child pornography found an indecent image of a child which had been sent by a shop manager from Flintshire. Read

Practice staff celebrate runner-up spot

CAERGWRLE Surgery has proved it’s got its finger on the pulse after scooping runner-up spot in the Practice of the Year Awards. Read

Fear for jobs at project which helps the poor

CHANGES in funding to a community support programme could see Flintshire lose three of its Communities First staff. Read

Recycling plant lined up for old steel site

A MASSIVE £15m waste recovery and recycling centre is on the cards for the former steel works site on Deeside. Read

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