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7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Schools told to improve pupils' computer skills [Daily Post (Liverpool, England)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) STANDARDS of teaching key computer skills in all secondary schools in Wales need to be improved, inspectors warn today.

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11 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

North Wales strikes: Hundreds turn out for Bangor and Wrexham rallies

Two rallies were held across the region with speeches denouncing the UK Government's approach to public sector pay, pensions and conditions Organisers said they were not disappointed by the relatively low turnout as pickets were in place at council buildings in Ruthin, Llangefni, Caernarfon, Mold and Wrexham and across the region.

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15 hrs ago | Flintshire Standard

Artwork helps celebrate lives of Gresford disaster victims

Wrexham Museum is hosting an exhibition on the history of Welsh coal-mining accidents as part of commemorations for the 80th anniversary of the Gresford Colliery Disaster.

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19 hrs ago | Flintshire Standard

Wrexham overdose man: 'I don't want to die'

A MAN who died after taking an overdose of medication tablets told police who tried to revive him: "I don't want to die anymore".

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23 hrs ago | BBC News

'Keep youngsters on job track' call

Young people need to be kept on track in the search for jobs into their mid-twenties, a government auditor warns.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

IcNetwork

Keith Towler, the children's commissioner for Wales

Waterhouse Inquiry: Children's Commissioner voices alarm that 14 years on key aim to protect young people in care not enforced Children's Commissioner for Wales Keith Towler reveals his disappointment with advocacy services for some of Wales' most vulnerable children Fourteen years after the landmark Waterhouse inquiry into child abuse in care ... (more)

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Flintshire Standard

Wrexham PCSO cleared of 'tweaking' woman's nipple

The prosecution alleged he went to the woman's flat in Wrexham, said he wanted to search her for drugs, got blue gloves out and fondled or tweaked her breast.

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Flintshire Standard

Pride and joy as Wrexham Olympian's 'lost' vest found

The late Dr Nick Whitehead OBE, from Brymbo, earned a bronze medal at the 1960 Olympics in Rome in the men's 4 x 100m relay.

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Northwich Guardian

Gary plans marathon trek for Macmillan Cancer Support

The 58-year-old from Lostock Gralam is planning to walk 130 miles from Pwllheli in north Wales to Mobberley Victory Hall in September.

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IcNorthWales

North Wales strikes: Schools, libraries and fire stations to be hit by walk out

The biggest strike to hit North Wales in more than 10 years will see thousands of teachers, firefighters, NHS staff, council workers and civil servants walk out in a dispute over pay and pensions.

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Related Topix: Fire, Flintshire County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom

IcNorthWales

LOOK: Giant gorilla made from 40,000 spoons proves popular at Llangollen Eisteddfod

A three and a half tonne Uri Geller-inspired gorilla made from spoons was one of the more intriguing attractions at the annual cultural event The festivities were in full flow at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod today with a giant gorilla made from spoons helping to wow the crowds.

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IcNorthWales

Hoax caller sentenced over fake rescue mission 'may have been attention seeking'

Andrew Griffiths of Corwen could offer no explanation on why he phoned 999, pretending to be injured on the moors between Ruthin and Wrexham A man who wasted thousands of pounds and more than 90 hours of emergency service time on a hoax rescue call has been given a suspended jail sentence.

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IcNorthWales

Flintshire man pleads not guilty to child sexual assault

David Challino, 53, who was charged under Operation Pallial pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing a boy in Wrexham in the 1980s A 53-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to indecently assaulting a boy after being charged last month as part of an investigation into historic allegations of child abuse in North Wales.

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IcNorthWales

Wrexham council: School bus, tourist & family services on chopping block

Possible cuts to education transport for students aged over 16 of up to A 154,000 contained in council report along with cuts to tourism information centres Concerns were raised yesterday over possible cuts to post-16 education transport which be could hit up to the tune of A 154,000.

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IcNetwork

Public sector strike: Which schools and services are closed in Wrexham?

'The most shameful defeat'....How the Brazilian and world's media turned on Brazil after World Cup 2014 humiliation against Germany Take a look at what the media in Brazil and the rest of the world have been saying in the wake of the 7-1 semi-final thrashing by Germany last night This year's festival promises to be the best yet with a stunning ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Demon Barber Bryn makes it a launch to remember

BRYN Terfel and a star-studded cast gave this year's Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod a bloody launch last night with a sensational Sweeney Todd at the Royal International Pavilion.

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Wrexham.com News

Burglary at Premises in Borras Park Road

Unconfirmed reports Chester FC are having a training camp at Belo Horizonte in Brazil, featuring their new away kit of yellow green & blue.

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Wrexham.com News

Council TV Launches - Program Listings Leaked

With the launch of 'Council TV' aka the web streaming of meetings today, we take a sneak peak at the TV listings this week.

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Flintshire Standard

Star names on show at school fete in Wrexham

SUPERMAN, Mr Bean, Peppa Pig and even a Stormtrooper were among the characters making an appearance at a school fete.

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IcNorthWales

LOOK: Wrexham FC players visit the Llangollen International Eisteddfod

Have a look at pictures of the Dragons stars taking some time out from pre-season training to visit the annual music festival The Wrexham FC squad took some time out from their pre-season training to help kick off the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod today.

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