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Flintshire calls for more help accommodation Travellers and Gypsies from neighbouring counties

COUNTY councillors want neighbouring authorities to do more to cater for Gypsies after it was revealed more than half of Traveller provision in North Wales is in Flintshire.Read

Dad hung himself at Broughton home

A CORONER recorded a suicide verdict after a dad was found hanged at his home in Broughton.Read

Saltney workers to protest over pay dispute with Lion eva

STAFF at a Saltney factory are due to stage a one-day strike tomorrow (Friday) amid an ongoing pay dispute.Read

Mynydd Isa reception learn about people who help

RECEPTION class children at Mynydd Isa Infant School have been learning about people who help us.Read

A mini space race at Ysgol Bryn Garth

A ROCKET man visited pupils at Ysgol Bryn Garth in Penyffordd near Holywell.Read

Holywell High pupils think about their future at workshop

TEENAGERS at Holywell High School were asked to think about their future careers and aspirations at a workshop.Read

Flintshire students join the debate on the European Union

DELYN MP David Hanson visited government and politics A-level students at Flint High School to give a talk and provide an insight into a career in politics.Read

Result of annual stock take at Chester Zoo

IF YOU haven’t been to Chester Zoo for a while, there may be a few faces you don’t recognise.Read

Weather disrupts waste collections in Flintshire

FLINTSHIRE residents are being advised if changes to their waste collections because of the adverse weather conditions.Read

Several schools closed across Flintshire as more snow hits

SEVERAL primary schools are closed today because of the snow.Read

Flint Community Hospital is facing the axe.

Health board announce decision on future of health care in North Wales

A CRUNCH meeting is due to take place this morning to decide the future of health services in North Wales.Read

Heavy snow has led to school closures in Flintshire.

School closures in Flintshire due to heavy snow

Heavy snow is bringing chaos to Flintshire and has resulted in a number of school closures.Read

Ewloe road closed after water burst

A MAIN road in Ewloe has been closed after a water main burst today (Thursday).Read

Mainetti UK Ltd fined £60,000 after Ellesmere Port woman’s horrific accident on Deeside

A COMPANY has been fined £60,000 after a female employee suffered life-changing injuries when her hair and scarf got tangled in a factory conveyor.Read

Burst water main road closures at Mold Road at junction with Ewloe roundabout expected to take two days

A BURST water main has resulted in an emergency road closure of old Mold Road at the junction with Ewloe roundabout. Read

Boiler problem forces Ysgol y Fron, Holywell, to close for day

A HOLYWELL primary school has closed for the day as the boilers are not working.Read

Airbus announces record performance

AIRBUS delivered a company record of 588 aircraft to 89 customers in 2012.Read

Man escapes Holywell house fire

A MAN fled a fierce house blaze that destroyed the home he shares with his mum.Read

Deeside Toyota engine plant could be service park for World Rally Championship cars in Rally GB 2013

TOYOTA’S engine plant in Deeside could play a key part in the hosting of the British round of this year’s World Rally Championship.Read

Supermarket chain Aldi to push ahead with plans for Broughton store and considers Buckley site

BOSSES at discount supermarket chain Aldi say they will push ahead with plans to open a store on the edge of Broughton Shopping Park – despite being advised against it by council planning officers.Read

Masked gang steal £30,000 HGV from Holywell compound

THREE masked men stole a £30,000 truck in what a haulage firm fears was a pre-planned robbery.Read

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