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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

Fears for future of popular summer playschemes in Flintshire

POPULAR summer playschemes used by thousands of children in the county could face the axe because of a reduction in funding.Read

Flintshire Foodbank pleads for help as supplies fall to ‘critical’ low

A CHARITY project launched to help feed penniless residents is desperate for help – as stocks hit a ‘critical’ low.Read

Catherine Gowing killer may never be released from prison, Mold judge says

A JUDGE warned a former Deeside High School pupil he may never be released from prison after he admitted Catherine Gowing’s murder.Read

Campaigners ask health board to consider all views before decision is made over Flint Community Hospital closure

CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans to axe Flint Community Hospital are urging health chiefs to listen to all views ahead of a crunch meeting to decide the future of health services in North Wales.Read

Apartments plan for former Mold hotel site

PLANS to build apartments on the site of a former hotel in Mold town centre have been granted outline permission.Read

Pub regulars’ kindness for little Isabelle

BIG-HEARTED pub regulars raised £1,600 for sensory equipment that will help the development of an infant born with a rare life-limiting condition.Read

Buckley man denies GBH in Mold

A 30-YEAR-OLD man has denied inflicting grievous bodily harm on a man outside a pub.Read

Greenfield man charged with rape

A MAN charged with rape had his case sent to the crown court.Read

Deeside residents advised of military exercise

RESIDENTS in Deeside are being told not to be alarmed if they hear gunfire next weekend – as the army will be carrying out a military exercise nearby.Read

Bedroom tax could cost Flintshire families £676 a year

MORE than 1,000 Flintshire residents could lose up to £676 a year when the Government’s so-called ‘bedroom tax’ is introduced, an MP has warned.Read

Tributes to Deeside man Ian Wright who died after Thailand accident

A MAN who died more than two months after an accident in Thailand ‘lived his life to the full’, said his devastated father.Read

Chester Zoo welcomes birth of baby anteater

A RARE baby giant anteater has been born at Chester Zoo.Read

Call for police to crack down on Penymynydd rat run

IT IS only a matter of time before a serious accident happens if a village road is not properly policed, a resident has warned.Read

Figures by Association of Personal Injury Lawyers show hundreds of Flintshire people injured at work

NEW figures obtained by not-for-profit campaign group the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) show Flintshire has one of the highest workplace injury rates in the country.Read

MP David Hanson welcomes plans for prison in North Wales

A FLINTSHIRE MP and former prisons minister has welcomed the announcement Britain’s biggest jail could be built in North Wales.Read

Queensferry woman criticised Flintshire County Council over dog fouling

AN ANGRY taxpayer claims the council is not doing enough to tackle dog fouling.Read

Anglesey man pleads guilty to assaulting two people on train to Flint after Chester Races

A MAN who was drunk after spending a day at Chester Races assaulted two people on a train on the way home.Read

New dental service for older people in Flintshire launched

A NEW oral health service for older people in Flintshire will be officially launched today (Thursday).Read

Buckley man denies assaulting another man in the town

A BUCKLEY man has denied assaulting another man in a street in the town.Read


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