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Thursday Aug 28 | IcNorthWales

'Despicable' thieves target Flintshire churches more than 50 times in three years

A Freedom of Information request revealed that criminal damage, vandalism and theft from religious buildings was a regular occurrence within the county, with some churches being hit by thieves or yobs within days of each other.

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Thursday Aug 28 | IcNorthWales

Ice Bucket Challenge: Stars Richard and Adam and David Hanson MP join the fun

A fundraising stunt which sees people throw ice-cold water over themselves in a bid to raise money for charity has taken the county by storm.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Classics help bring life back to Holywell high street

It is part of the Holywell Town Centre Events programme, which was started a few years ago by members of the town's partnership as a key initiative to help regenerate the High Street and attract more people to the town centre.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Legacy of big-hearted Flintshire family will save lives at sea

THE LEGACY of a big-hearted Flintshire family will help save hundreds of lives at sea.

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Flintshire Standard

Lloc girl inspires flurry of community fundraising

Last month the Leader covered the story of three-year-old Ellie May Hodges, telling how the little girl from Lloc, near Holywell, faces five insulin injections each day.

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Diabetes, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Well Inn Music Festival will return to Holywell

The town centre celebration will take place on saturday, September 6, providing a wide range of music across three different stages, showcasing a great mix of local talent.

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IcNorthWales

Holywell animal rescue seeks A 1,500 for Twinkle the cat's vets fee

An x-ray of Twinkle the cat who after being hit by a car suffered one of the worst leg fractures vets at Grange Veterinary Hospital in Mold have ever seen An animal rescue organisation is desperately seeking donations to pay the vet bills of a cat which suffered one of the worst fractured legs vets in Mold have ever seen.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

IcNetwork

Formal warning for nurse Hazel Stears after medication 'mix-up' of care home patient who died

The nurse in charge of a unit where a 'frail' 92-year-old was given the wrong medication has been given an official caution A senior nurse at a nursing home where a frail elderly woman died following a medication "mix-up" has been given a formal warning.

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IcNorthWales

North Wales Police carry out raids in Merseyside over alleged badger offences

Police from North Wales investigating people suspected of disturbing badger setts today swooped on addresses in dawn raids in Liverpool.

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IcNorthWales

Flintshire records best A Level results for two years

Flintshire A level students continued on the path to success as early results showed the county's best A* to C grade results for the past two years.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

IcNetwork

Senior nurse faces tribunal after patient died two days after being given the wrong medication

Hazel Stears, the nurse in charge at Newydd Nursing Home in Flintshire, did not take the correction action after learning the mistake may have happened and is facing a Nursing and Midwifery council hearing in Cardiff A "frail" 92-year-old woman died two days after being given the wrong medication at a nursing home in North Wales, a conduct and ... (more)

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Contractor selected for Queensferry school shake-up

A CONTRACTOR has been selected to build a new multi-million pound school as part of an authority education shake-up.

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family,

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Police call halt to Holywell manslaughter case

A MANSLAUGHTER investigation surrounding the death of a company director has been dropped after a man arrested and bailed in connection with the death died.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

IcNorthWales

National Eisteddfod 2014: Science medal for Flintshire biologist

The Eisteddfod's Science and Technology Medal will be presented today to Goronwy Wynne for his lifelong contribution to nature and botany.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Holywell speed limit campaigner slams 'ridiculous' claim

A CLAIM that a campaign to see a speed reduction was a "conspiracy" to save a developer money has been roundly rubbished.

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Flintshire Standard

Holywell clergyman slams council's drive against littering

The Rev James Thompson, of Holywell, said Flintshire Council's Operation Clean-Up, which sees authority enforcement officers dish out fixed penalty notices to people caught littering and not cleaning up after their dogs, involved the officers In a strongly worded letter to the Leader, Mr Thompson, who is well known as the self-styled 'animal padre' ... (more)

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

IcNorthWales

LOOK: Landmark Holywell windmill goes on sale for A 350,000

Take a sneak peek inside the Grade II-listed Groes Onnen, which has been put on the market by owner Keith Edgeley Groes Onnen Windmill in Holywell has been a prominent feature of the townscape for more than 200 years and is a rare surviving example of a full height Welsh windmill.

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Flintshire Standard

Disgust after vandals smash Holywell school windows

Vice chairman of governors at Holywell High School, Cllr Peter Curtis, expressed his disgust after a number of windows were smashed on the premises while the school was locked up for the summer holidays.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Religion News Service

The sign of peace is exchanged at a Mass celebrated at Holywell, Wales, on July 6, 2014.

VATICAN CITY In an effort to insure a more sober ritual, the Vatican has urged bishops to clamp down on singing, moving around and other casual expressions of affection when the sign of peace is exchanged during Mass.

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IcNorthWales

Holywell: Speed limit on A5026 will not be reduced

Flintshire Council will not review speed limit on Fron Park Road despite 300 signature petition but will consider improving road signs Road safety campaigners have been trying to get the speed limit reduced from 40 to 30 mph on a dangerous stretch of the A5026 Flintshire Council will not be reviewing the speed limit on a 'dangerous' road in ... (more)

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