Plans have been put forward to redevelop a Flintshire secondary school site at an estimated cost of £31m. Flintshire Council wants to create a combined primary and secondary school campus at Argoed High School in Mynydd Isa, near Mold. Existing buildings would be demolished under the proposals to make way for Ysgol Mynydd Isa primary school to relocate to the Argoed site.
Nearly 2,500 new cases of coronavirus were recorded across the country Another four people have died from Covid-19 in North Wales, according to Public Health Wales. The latest fatalities mean that 1,027 people have now died from the virus in the Betsi Cadwaladr area. Nationally, six new deaths were recorded across Wales - including the four in North Wales - bringing the total to 5,837.
Covid-19: Nearly 200 new cases in Flintshire and Wrexham NEARLY 200 new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Flintshire and Wrexham. Public Health Wales figures released on Thursday (September 23) show that of the 194 new cases in the two counties, 139 were in Flintshire and 55 in Wrexham.
Matthew Inskip was said to be involved in a "significant ongoing operation" A man who produced cannabis with a street value of around £150,000 has been jailed. Matthew Inskip, from Greenfield in Flintshire, was caught out after police discovered a property in the county with "multi-kilos" of cannabis inside.
RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands nature reserve on the Dee Estuary has been crowned one of the RSPB’s best places to visit this autumn. The nature reserve straddling the border between Cheshire and Flintshire has been chosen for its spectacular mosaic of autumn colours and mesmerising swaying reeds With over 200 reserves across the country, the RSPB – UK’s largest nature conservation charity – is celebrating the wonderful autumn season by inviting people to spend time in nature – whether it’s a relaxing stroll through swaying reeds, a crunchy walk through fallen leaves and mystical woodland, or a peaceful sunset over a mosaic of habitats.
Plans to expand Hawarden business park bringing “significant” economic boost to area set for approval
Plans to expand a Flintshire business park that will bring “significant” economic benefits to the area have been recommended for approval. The 10-acre site is next to the existing Hawarden Business Park close to the Airbus wing factory. The proposed scheme will see the erection of three commercial units, B1 Business (Light Industrial), B2 Business Uses and B8 Storage and Distribution Uses, though one can be split into two.
A man from Flintshire has been sentenced to just over 2 years in prison for being behind a multi-kilo cannabis cultivation operation in North Flintshire. from Greenfield was sentenced at Mold Crown Court on Wednesday. North Flintshire Neighbourhood Policing Team executed a drugs warrant at the address in Flintshire on 29th July 2020.
Public consultation launched on plans to build 700,000 sq ft tissue production facility in Deeside creating up to 400 jobs
A public consultation has been launched for people to have their say on plans by a European tissue manufacturer to construct a new paper mill in Deeside. Plans for a 700,000 sq ft site on Airfield site at Northern Gateway on the former RAF Sealand south camp site was announced by Italian-based, Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti Group (ICT) earlier this year.
Flintshire caravan park prides itself on its place in community The Leader is continuing to put the spotlight on local independent traders, producers and high street heroes across Wrexham and Flintshire. If you know of or are a business that goes above and beyond, or has a great story to tell, we want to hear from you, and celebrate our local traders and producers.
Breaking POLICE have warned motorists to avoid a stretch of road in Flintshire following a crash. Traffic log INRIX reports that the A550 is partially blocked, with queueing traffic as a result of an accident between the A55 J35 (Dobbs Hill) and A549 Dirty Mile. A spokesman for North Wales Police said: "The A550 between the roundabout junction with the A55 and Dobshill roundabout is closed due to a road traffic collision.
Parking charges to be reintroduced in Flintshire for first time since pandemic PARKING charges in Flintshire County Council’s off-street car parks will be reintroduced next month. In line with government guidance and to assist all key workers during the Covid-19 pandemic, parking has been free in council-operated car parks since March 2020.
Flintshire dad jailed after using house to grow cannabis A FLINTSHIRE dad used a house for cannabis production after becoming concerned about financially providing for his family, a court heard. Matthew Inskip, of Bagillt Road in Greenfield, appeared at Mold Crown Court on Wednesday for sentencing.
Review of second home tax premium in Flintshire approved Council tax premiums for second home owners in Flintshire are set to be reviewed in bid to address a housing shortage. Flintshire Council currently charges a premium of 50 per cent on second homes and long term empty properties to encourage owners to bring them back into use.
By Angela Ferguson Digital Reporter MORE than 2400 new cases of Covid and ten deaths due to the virus have sadly been recorded in Wales today. Public Health Wales (PHW) have shared the latest figures for September 22 for Wales, with 2485 people having tested positive for Covid.
Council confirms talks with ‘interested party’ over Connah’s Quay site with Lidl tipped to open new store
The site of a former Deeside supermarket which has been lying empty for nearly 10 years could be about to be given a new lease of life. The site in Connah’s Quay – which used to be home to a Somerfield store before being taken over by Co-Op – closed in 2012 with the loss over 30 jobs.
Parking charges in Flintshire County Council’s off-street car parks will be reintroduced on 1 October 2021. Parking has been free in Council operated car parks since March 2020 and charges have remained suspended to help local businesses as they came out of lockdown last summer and this continued into the autumn and winter.
Update: Earlier accident on A550 between A55 J35 (Dobbs Hill) and A549 Dirty Mile – All lanes have been re-opened. Earlier report: Police are warning drivers to avoid a section of the A550 in Flintshire following a collision. The road is partially blocked between the roundabout junction with the A55 and Dobshill roundabout.
Deeside manufacturer steels itself for growth in landmark year A LEADING Flintshire-based manufacturer celebrating 10 years in business is steeling itself for further growth after securing major national contracts. S4S (Steel 4 Structures) is planning to recruit 10 new staff and unveil a 12,500 sq ft extension to its 37,500 sq ft Buckley factory after winning a raft of clients during Covid.
The huge blow-up playground is coming to Deeside Leisure Centre and has been hailed as the first of its kind in the country A brand new inflatable theme park is coming to Deeside Leisure Centre this autumn and has been hailed as the first of its kind in the county.