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Friday Sep 12 | South Wales Argus

Newport's axed cabinet minister says post was 'a privilege'

GWENT lost its only remaining member of the Welsh Government's cabinet yesterday after John Griffiths was axed in a wide-ranging reshuffle by First Minister Carwyn Jones. Newport East AM Mr Griffiths was the minister for natural resources, culture and sport until yesterday.

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Blaenau Gwent County, Wales

Friday Sep 12 | Flintshire Standard

OAP cut free from car after three vehicle crash

The crash involved a double-decker bus, a silver Hyundai and a blue Renault Megane on Holway Road, Holywell, just after 11.30am yesterday. A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called at 11.31am on Thursday to a road traffic collision involving a bus and two cars on Holway Road in Holywell.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

IcNorthWales

North Wales Police hunt arsonists in Flintshire

Spate of blazes across the county including more than a dozen incidents in Deeside - mainly Connah's Quay and Shotton Officers believe the 'extremely dangerous and damaging crimes' are being carried out by youths and are appealing for information to help catch the culprits before someone is hurt. Over the past five weeks there have been more than a dozen incidents in Deeside, mainly in Shotton and Connah's Quay.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Car catches fire on A55 near Broughton

A CAR caught fire on the region's busiest road network. The single vehicle was on fire on the A55 westbound carriageway near the junction for Broughton on Monday afternoon.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

IcNorthWales

Flint councillors slam truckers for using lay-by as toilet

Truckers are using the lay-by on Northop Road in Flint as an overnight stop and are urinating and defecating Councillors in Flint have hit out against lorry drivers who are using a lay-by as a toilet, but frustrated truckers blame a lack of facilities across Flintshire and North Wales. At a meeting of Flint Town Council on Monday night councillors said they had received numerous complaints from residents that HGV drivers are urinating and defecating during night-time stays at the lay-by on Northop Road, opposite Bryn Edwin Residential Care Home.

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IcNorthWales

Teenage Buckley beauty queen wins second national title

Josie Millward, 16, from Buckley receives her Miss Teen Publicity Queen GB award from Miss Teen GB 2013 Brittany Hargreaves Josie Millward, 16, who has been backed by the Flintshire Chronicle, was one of 50 girls across the country competing for the Miss Teen GB title at The Globe in Blackpool last weekend. While the reigning Miss Teen Flintshire didn't come away with the top prize, Josie was crowned Miss Teen Publicity Queen GB at the glittering ceremony.

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News, Cheshire County, England,

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Deeside youngster crashed father's car in to a wall

A 12-YEAR-OLD boy whose father allowed him to try driving his car lost control and crashed into a wall.

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland, World News,

Tue Sep 02, 2014

SocalTECH.com

Cytori Consolidates European Offices

San Diego-based Cyroti announced this morning that it is consolidating its operations in the EU, and has moved its European offices from Switzerland to Wales, where the company recently build a new manufacturing facility.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Flintshire County, Wales

Mon Sep 01, 2014

IcNorthWales

Great grandson of Labour Party co-founder bids to become Alyn and Deeside Ukip MP

Blair Smillie, from Higher Kinnerton, great grandson of one of the co-founders of the Labour Party will stand for Parliament in next years General Election as Ukips candidate for Alyn and Deeside The great grandson of one of the co-founders of the Labour Party will stand for Parliament in next year's General Election as Ukip's candidate for Alyn ... (more)

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, Labour Party (UK), World News, United Kingdom, Cheshire County, England

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Green Car Congress

Toyota switches on solar array at Deeside engine plant

Toyota recently switched on a solar array at its Deeside engine factory in North Wales.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Pregnant wife traumatised by late-night intruders

Burglars crept into the house of 31-weeks pregnant Rhian Humphreys, 28, while she and husband Josh were asleep in their bed.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

IcNorthWales

Deeside incinerator campaigners demand judicial review

Campaigners against plans to build an incinerator in Deeside are calling for a judicial review into how Flintshire County Council dealt with the process, amid claims the incinerator could actually cause the county to recycle less of its waste.

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Flintshire Standard

Ewloe care home to close after inspections

Aston Hall Care Home in Ewloe has been owned and run by husband and wife team Peter and Lucy Sargent for 30 years, but will close on September 18. The Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales escalated enforcement action against the home earlier this month having issued two non-compliance notices following inspections in May and June.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Chester Evening Leader

Reality TV favourites join Garden City fundraising walk

BRITAIN's most tattooed man, antiques buffs and even a Joey Essex lookalike were among big-hearted walkers raising funds for a good cause.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Flintshire Standard

Stan's still the man for Buckley gymnastics club

Stan Buckley, who has been at the helm of the Buckley Gymnastics Club for the past 37 years, said he will serve the community "until he is carried out in a box".

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Flintshire Standard

Deeside woman seconds from death after Lanzarote blaze

Toni Jade Dunn, of Sunnyside, Mancot, who has lived on the Spanish island for three years, said she has been left "scared" and "feeling sick" after the blaze the day after she had celebrated her 24th birthday.

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