Current Flintshire News
Around 400 people are forced to leave their homes after flooding in north Wales - BBC News
Earlier, people living near the River Dee at Saltney, Flintshire said they could not remember the river being so high and several cars were caught in the flood water. A BBC reporter at Talacre, Flintshire said the area was "like a ghost town an hour ...
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:31:08 GMT
Sandbags out as Flintshire prepares for the worst - News North Wales
Community leaders in Bagillt and Greenfield took to the streets at about 7.30pm to warn residents of high tides and strong winds which are expected to batter the two villages at about midday today. Sandbags were delivered to the areas to help protect ...
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 10:42:25 GMT
Fears over Gwernymynydd quarry plan - News North Wales
“One of the directors has taken some villagers on a tour of the site and we have tried to address any concerns and submitted all of our mitigating factors and relevant surveys to Flintshire Council as part of our application. “Any factors raising ...
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 10:50:24 GMT
Flintshire air crash victims named as Gary Vickers and Kaye Clarke - BBC News
Police have confirmed the names of the two people who died in an air crash in Flintshire on Friday. It is thought that Gary Vickers, 58, and Kaye Clarke, 42, both from the Chester area, were flying home from Paris when their twin engine light aircraft ...
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 07:45:03 GMT
Charity Christmas concert in memory of Flintshire man's mum - Daily Post North Wales
When young Welsh tenor Conal Bembridge-Sayers steps on stage in the charity Christmas concert he has pulled together one person will be foremost in his mind. The talented 19-year-old music student's thoughts will turn to his mother Helen who cruelly ...
Sat, 30 Nov 2013 07:19:06 GMT
Flintshire mum with incurable cancer urges council to back crematorium plans - Daily Post North Wales
A mum who has incurable cancer is urging Flintshire County Council to approve plans for a crematorium in Northop 'during her lifetime'. Rachel Venables, 43, Flint, was diagnosed with cancer of the lungs, liver, bones and ovaries. She is one of the ...
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:26:41 GMT
Reports of historic child sex abuse cases in Flintshire double - Daily Post North Wales
Results show that in the 12 months following the launch of Operation Yewtree in October 2012, the number of cases of historic child sex abuse account for almost one third of all cases of sexual abuse against children reported in Flintshire, compared ...
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:54:48 GMT
Llay man intimidated man he had assaulted - News North Wales
At Flintshire Magistrates Court, Jones received a five month youth custody sentence. Euros Jones, defending, said Jones was being pragmatic and appreciated he would spend Christmas in custody. Prosecutor Justin Espie said at 9pm on November 28 Jones ...
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:07:51 GMT