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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

Flint grandmother ‘heartbroken’ after pet owls stolen

A GRANDMOTHER was left ‘heartbroken’ after callous thieves broke into an aviary in her garden and stole two much-loved pet owls, worth more than £500.Read

Drink driver teacher from Buckley was four times the limit

A TEACHER who had become alcohol dependent was found to be four times over drink-drive limit on Christmas Day.Read

Flint man jailed for dangerous driving which killed cyclist

A RETIRED ambulance paramedic with a passion for cycling was killed instantly when he was struck by a Range Rover, whose driver inexplicably did not see him.Read

Mold businesses quizzed about future support

BUSINESSES are being quizzed about the future after Mold 2000 disbanded at the end of last year.Read

Man fined £2,000 for aiding and abetting illegal cockling in Dee Estuary

A MAN told a court he jumped into the freezing waters of the Dee and swam off because he feared he was being chased by robbers.Read

Flintshire councillors updated on Deeside Enterprise Zone plans

AMBITIOUS plans to make Deeside a world-renowned manufacturing hub are a ‘once in a generation opportunity’, according to the county’s regeneration chief.Read

North Wales Truck Stop opens at Deeside Industrial Park

LORRY drivers can sleep, eat and even watch TV in comfort after the opening of a £50,000 truck stop facility.Read

Deeside community champion is rewarded for work with formerly homeless young people

A DEESIDE man has been labelled an ‘inspiration’ for his work with formerly homeless young people.Read

Ewloe dance club on lookout for new members

A DANCE group is calling for more people to learn how to do modern jive.Read

Hawarden Estate Farm Shop butcher team up for top award

A TEAM of farm shop butchers are in the running for a top award.Read

Penyffordd and Penymynydd Bowling Club creates spectator shelter

A COMMUNITY club has created a viewing gallery thanks to generous donations – and a lot of elbow grease.Read

Alun School in Mold pupils rewarded for top efforts in exams

STAR performers at the Alun School in Mold have been rewarded for their efforts.Read

Students at Castell Alun, Hope, scoop second place in national engineering competition

A TEAM of students from Castell Alun High scooped second place in a national engineering competition.Read

Flint school’s fair raises more than £2,000

PUPILS and teachers at a Flint primary school have thanked everyone who made their Christmas fair a success.Read

Buckley Elfed student Jake Jones heads to Japan

A BUCKLEY Elfed student is making the 6,000 mile trip to Japan.Read

Adult Welsh classes start at Penymynydd school

PARENTS are being taught a few lessons at a village school.Read

Online lessons help Holywell High pupils improve science skills

STUDENTS at Holywell High School have been taking part in an online learning programme to improve their science skills.Read

Family celebrates life of Cheshire born Fleet Air Arm flier

ONE of the finest fliers in the Second World War Fleet Air Arm, a former president of Vicars Cross Golf Club, has died aged 92.Read

Fire crews called to house fire in Holywell

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze at a semi-detached property in Holywell.Read

Military exercise to be held at RAF Sealand

RESIDENTS who live near to the former RAF Sealand base are being advised of a military exercise there later this month.Read


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