285,000 working couples eligible for shared parental leave


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Couples finding out now that they are expecting a child will be among the first eligible to take advantage of new shared parental leave. Couples finding out now that they are expecting a child will be among the first parents eligible to take advantage of …

Deeside.com285,000 working couples eligible for shared parental leave

Meanwhile, in England: New democratic rights to challenge yellow lines and unfair parking charges


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A new right could allow local residents and local firms to raise-up a petition that will require a council review of the use of yellow lines and unfair parking charges, Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles announced today, 30th August. Sadly though, like many of the …

Deeside.comMeanwhile, in England: New democratic rights to challenge yellow lines and unfair parking charges

Theft from vehicles in the Bennetts Lane area of Hawarden


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Police in Hawarden are appealing for information following the theft of property from two vehicles in the Bennetts Lane area of Hawarden Item’s including sat nav’s were taken from a Mazda and Toyota Yaris sometime between 8:30pm on 27th August and 7am  on 28th August. Police are asking …

Deeside.comTheft from vehicles in the Bennetts Lane area of Hawarden

Transport Police stepping up its efforts to ensure Chester racegoers have trouble free journeys


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British Transport Police (BTP) is stepping up its efforts to ensure North Wales racegoers and other passengers have trouble-free journeys. Saturday’s meeting at Chester are the last of the summer holiday period – with three more fixtures in September bringing to a close the 2014 …

Deeside.comTransport Police stepping up its efforts to ensure Chester racegoers have trouble free journeys

Boardroom changes at Ewloe based Redrow homes


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Redrow have announced some changes to the companies board. Alan Jackson, Deputy Chairman and Senior Non-Executive Director of the Company will retire from the Board on the 1st September 2014.  On Alan’s retirement, Debbie Hewitt will take over as Senior Independent Director from that date. …

Deeside.comBoardroom changes at Ewloe based Redrow homes

Jobs secured following £4m investement at Deeside cereal company


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A Deeside firm has secured more than 130 jobs for the future with help from a Welsh Government grant. Cereal company Dailycer will invest £4 million in growing its business and has received £480,000 from the Welsh Government to help with the project, following a …

Deeside.comJobs secured following £4m investement at Deeside cereal company

Police warn of counterfeit currency being used in Flintshire


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A convenience store in Drury had £80 worth of counterfeit notes passed over the counter on Tuesday August 26th. Three males with Irish accents attended the store and used the notes to purchase goods. They are described as, one male with fair hair and wore …

Deeside.comPolice warn of counterfeit currency being used in Flintshire

A quarter of primary school children in Wales are driven less than half a mile to school.


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A report published by the Welsh Government has highlighted some interesting facts about our ‘Active Travel’ habits. The Active Travel report looks at walking or cycling as a means of transport, that is walking or cycling in order to get to a particular destination such as work, the …

Deeside.comA quarter of primary school children in Wales are driven less than half a mile to school.

Community groups urged to apply for cash seized from criminals


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A new scheme is being launched to hit villains where it hurts them most – in the pocket – to help community groups in North Wales. Money seized from criminals will be used to create a pot of money available to organisations which help tackle …

Deeside.comCommunity groups urged to apply for cash seized from criminals

The Wales Coastal Path has created real economic & social value for local communities


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The Wales Coastal Path has created real economic and social value for local communities, and the rest of the world could learn from this success story, according to the Royal Geographical Society. Innovative thinking and a collective willpower has succeeded in creating the first footpath …

Deeside.comThe Wales Coastal Path has created real economic & social value for local communities

Flintshire has the highest share of women in low-paid part-time jobs in Wales


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The majority of women working part-time in Flintshire earn less than the living wage – the highest proportion in Wales and the ninth highest in Britain – according to research published today by Wales TUC. Women earn just 66p for every pound earned by men …

Deeside.comFlintshire has the highest share of women in low-paid part-time jobs in Wales

Shotton High Street closed after railway bridge is struck by HGV


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A lorry carrying heavy duty plant machinery has been left stranded under the railway bridge on Shotton High Street. The incident happened just after rush hour on Wednesday evening, diversions where quickly set up as Police taped the area off to pedestrians and blocked the road to …

Deeside.comShotton High Street closed after railway bridge is struck by HGV