Monthly Archives: June 2013

FareShare Food Redistribution – a meeting for community organisations

For any of you belonging to, or running Mold and Flintshire community organisations that serve food to your members – this meeting on Wednesday 26 June is of interest to you. FareShare is a national charity that redistributes perfectly good (surplus) food from food manufacturers and retailers to community organisations to redistribute to those in most [...]

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Festival cancelled at Bailey Hill

Due to the wet weather organisers have cancelled Bailey Hill Festival. The outdoor event is entirely weather dependent and with heavy rain on Sunday morning and more forecast for the rest of the afternoon, holding the Festival would have been an endurance test rather than somewhere for people to come and enjoy themselves. We’re all [...]

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Plans to improve Mold’s birthplace

Bailey Hill has been described as the most important public space in Mold. Its significance dates back to around 1100 when Robert, the Norman Marcher Lord of Moldsdale, built himself a castle on the largest of the glacial moraines that dotted his valley. He took the name of his new stronghold – Robert de Mont [...]

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Mold Gold Cape

Community archaeology project – help to discover more about Bronze Age Mold The unique ceremonial gold cape discovered in Mold in 1833 has recently been at the centre of a comprehensive research programme, co-ordinated by the British Museum and culminating in its display at Wrexham during August. Recent studies have not looked into where the Cape [...]

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