A personal thank you

Kate Oldfield with Lord Jones and Flintshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Councillor Derek Butler

A local film company recently received a visit from The Rt Hon. the Lord Jones at their offices in Bretton, Flintshire. Lord Jones was there to personally thank the owners of Picture House films for the work they had done in producing a film for the Legacy Award recently shown … Continue reading

Japanese Youth Exchange 2016 Presentation

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Six Flintshire students who travelled to Japan for the 2016 Flintshire Optec Japanese Youth Exchange gave a dazzling presentation of their experiences recently. The 6 young people talked about their experiences to an audience of other students interested in applying for the 2017 exchange at a Presentation Evening hosted by … Continue reading

Construction site safety mascot visits school

Teachers and pupils of Ysgol Cae’r Nant with mascot Ivor Good Site, Cllr. Aaron Shotton, Leader of the Council (left), Cllr. Bernie Attridge, Deputy Leader of the Council and Mick Cunningham, Wates Residential Site Manager (right).

12 new council homes being built under the council’s SHARP initiative are nearing completion in Connah’s Quay on the site of the former Custom House Lane School. The site is adjacent to Ysgol Cae’r Nant and the council’s strategic housing partner Wates Living Space Homes, who are building the new … Continue reading

10th Anniversary Flintshire Business Award winners announced

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Flintshire Business Awards, now in their tenth year, recognise excellence and outstanding performance by businesses across the county. The winners of the ten categories were revealed at an exclusive black tie award ceremony at Soughton Hall, Northop on Friday 21 October. With an audience of more than 240 influential business … Continue reading

Flint RNLI 50th Anniversary

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A dinner to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of an RNLI lifeboat station in Flint was held at Coleg Cambria, Connahs Quay last Wednesday. Forty RNLI volunteers from Flint, Mold, Holywell, Connahs Quay, Buckley, and Wrexham celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Flint lifeboat station at a dinner at Coleg Cambria, during … Continue reading

High-flying Jamie named Higher Apprentice of the Year

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High flying avionic design engineer Jamie Stenhoff has two good reasons to remember the year 2016. Following the birth of his daughter Esme seven weeks ago, he was named Higher Apprentice of the Year at this year’s prestigious Apprenticeship Awards Cymru held at Venue Cymru, Llandudno. The sky’s the limit … Continue reading

Consultation On Policing Priorities

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Consultation on policing priorities – delivering a policing service for the whole of North Wales. The Police and Crime Plan will set the objectives and strategic direction for North Wales Police during my period in office as Police and Crime Commissioner. I meet with several individuals and organisations on a … Continue reading

Council Raises Awareness Of Anti-Slavery

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  Flintshire County Council has marked Anti-Slavery Day 2016 at a recent Council meeting.   Councillors Christine Jones and Billy Mullin, both members of the Corporate Safeguarding Panel, read out a joint statement during the Full Council meeting on 19 October to raise awareness of the issues of slavery and … Continue reading

Amplify Cymru – ‘More Than Meets The Eye

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Better Recognition And Support Required for Stronger Communities Communities across Wales want greater recognition of how groups, individuals and local organisations are providing essential support and services that are being lost elsewhere according to research carried out by the think-tank the Young Foundation. The research carried out in communities in three … Continue reading

Be Bright Morning And Night

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Stay safe in the dark’ is the clear message from Flintshire County Council’s Road Safety team as the winter nights draw in. Although the UK has one of the best road safety records in the world, sadly 249 pedestrians and 138 cyclists were killed or seriously injured on Welsh roads … Continue reading

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