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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

Woman caught drink-driving after narrowly missing police car in Holywell

A 44-YEAR-OLD drink-driver nearly hit a police car in Holywell, in the middle of the afternoon.Read

Motorcyclist who clocked up speed of 130mph at Mold is banned from driving

A MOTORCYCLIST was clocked hurtling along the A494 Mold bypass at 130 mph.Read

Scrap metal thief from Wrexham caught out in Gronant

SCRAP metal thieves were caught thanks to an alert neighbour.Read

Deeside toddler in fundraiser for cancer victim

A LITTLE Connah’s Quay girl has stepped out for a sponsored walk for an appeal set up to send a gravely ill toddler to America for cancer treatment.Read

Floodgate plan for Mold flooding hotspot

ENVIRONMENT officials are investigating ways to end years of flooding misery on a Mold housing estate.Read

Hawarden mum aims to raise £2,013 for breast cancer charity Walk the Walk

A DEDICATED fundraiser who wants to raise £2,013 for charity in the next 12 months is already half way towards reaching her target – and it’s only one week into the new year.Read

Holywell man who threatened door staff with toy gun given suspended sentence

AN EX-SOLDIER who had served in Afghanistan was left shocked after he was threatened with a ‘handgun’ outside a Holywell pub.Read

Minister to officially open truck stop in Deeside Industrial Park

A DEESIDE truck stop will be officially opened today (Thursday).Read

Happy new year for pigs attacked at Greenfield Valley Heritage Park

TWO pigs who survived a brutal attack at a popular heritage park are set to live out the rest of their days on a Flintshire farm.Read

Flint railway line to be resignalled as part of rail modernisation plan

THE Secretary of State for Wales David Jones has welcomed the publication of Network Rail’s strategic business plans.Read

Retained firefighters needed in Mold and Flint

TWO Flintshire fire stations are recruiting potential lifesavers.Read

Denbigh family pay tribute to teenager killed in Gwersyllt crash

THE heartbroken family of a teenager who died on New Year’s Day paid a touching tribute to their ‘selfless, loving soldier’.Read

Community centre in Mold to hold service for the bereaved

A MOLD community centre is holding a service of remembrance for anyone who experienced bereavement.Read

Peppa Pinc visits children of Toybox Nursery at Deeside College

A CHILDREN’S favourite television star took time out of her busy schedule to visit some young fans at Toybox Nursery.Read

Flintshire Scouts make a splash at swimming gala

SCOUTS from across Flintshire made a splash at their annual swimming competition.Read

Cymau Male Voice Choir donates £50,000 over six years

A MALE voice choir has donated more than £50,000 to a local hospice in six years.Read

Flintshire School Meals Service earns bronze Food for Life Catering Mark

SCHOOL meals in Flintshire have been rewarded for being in good taste.Read

Penyffordd man caught drink-driving told police he’d had ‘a skinful’

A 21-YEAR-OLD stopped by police because of a defective light told police he’d had ‘a skinful’.Read

Flintshire Communities First course offers chance to improve health and well-being

FLINTSHIRE Communities First, in partnership with Coleg Harlech WEA, is providing a new healthy lifestyle programme called Learning for Health.Read

Mold music teacher urges parents to give the gift of Welsh to next generation

A MUSIC teacher is encouraging parents to give the gift of language to their children.Read


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