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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

Art display will return to Mary’s Parish Church in Mold

MOLD’S ancient St Mary’s Parish Church will become a gallery for modern works of art for the fifth year running in May.Read

Applications open to join Helfa Gelf Art Trail

ORGANISERS of the largest open studio event in Wales are looking for talented artists to take part in this year’s Helfa Gelf Art Trail.Read

Deeside-based Russell IPM celebrates achieving their second Queens Award

A DEESIDE chemical firm has received an award from the Queen – for the second year in a row.Read

Home-Start Flintshire seeks volunteers to support struggling families

A CHARITY is seeking help from Flintshire parents to help families who are experiencing stress.Read

Saltney, Broughton and Bretton pubs pass drug tests

POLICE and a sniffer dog have been trying to weed out drug users in pubs.Read

Drive to use food to attract tourists to Flintshire and North Wales

THE Mold Food Festival and a host of award-winning producers are to star in a campaign to transform North Wales into a foodie heaven for visitors.Read

Deeside College tutors go on work placement to enhance knowledge of engineering industry

THREE Deeside College lecturers have taken time out from training engineers to go back to the shop floor to undertake work experience placements as part of the New Engineering Foundation Industrial Fellowship scheme.Read

Boy, aged five, found wandering street alone at night, Mold court told

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD found wandering around in the street alone at night told police officers he was looking for someone to play with.Read

Penyffordd man who stole from dad to fund drugs habit sent on rehabilitation course

A MAN who stole his dad’s guitar and television and sold them in pawn shops to get money for drug has been sent on a drugs rehabilitation course.Read

Airbus UK raises more than £230,000 for CLIC Sargent

GENEROUS staff at Airbus in the UK are celebrating raising more than £230,000 for their nominated charity over the past 18 months.Read

Saltney welcomes new Angelic Events store

A NEW wedding showroom has set up shop in Saltney’s High Street.Read

Connah’s Quay High School pupils learn art of film-making

STUDENTS at Connah’s Quay High School learnt about film-making at a workshop on camera techniques.Read

Deeside TV star Paddy Doherty to appear in Pierce Brosnan film

HE became famous as the Irish Traveller hardman who bit off a rival’s ear, but Big Fat Gypsy Wedding star Paddy Doherty is now having to learn to cry.Read

Crocus bulbs planted at Wepre Park, Connah’s Quay after McDonald’s donation

MORE than 4,000 crocus bulbs have been planted in a Deeside park – thanks to help from McDonald’s.Read

Deeside Judo Club volunteer wins award for 20 years of service

A VOLUNTEER who has helped out at Deeside Judo Club for 20 years has won an award for her hard work and dedication.Read

Former Mold Alun High School pupil rewarded for scientific achievements

SCIENCE student Andrew Lamb is reaching for the stars in his dream to work on an international space programme.Read

Flintshire schoolchildren find maths fun thanks to Boo Zoo

THOUSANDS of the youngest school children in Flintshire are finding maths fun – thanks to a panda called Boo Boo and her friends.Read

Cornist Park pupil sees artwork in print

A FLINTSHIRE schoolgirl will see her artwork in print in a new book created by a disaster relief charity.Read

Flintshire schoolchildren have tree-mendous time at Northop College in green scheme

FLINTSHIRE children have teamed up to plant native hedgerows at the Northop College site as part of the final push for the Woodland Trust’s 2012 Diamond Jubilee woods project.Read

Connah's Quay couple scoop £1m on Euromillions.....by mistake

A COUPLE scooped £1m on the EuroMillions lottery – thanks to the wrong ticket.Read


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