Monthly Archives: August 2015

Mold Food and Drink Festival celebrates 10th year

Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September 2015 This September is the tenth Mold Food and Drink Festival and it was during that first festival that Mold was accredited to become a member of the worldwide Cittaslow movement. Promoting local producers and the benefits of buying locally for our economy and the environment, have always been [...]

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Dementia friendly communities

Wales spends £1.4 billion on dementia annually (London School of Economics) The Alzheimer’s Society research in 2012 found that 75% of the public do not think society is geared up to deal with dementia, and that 61% of people with dementia think that their community doesn’t understand how to help them live well. As the [...]

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Slowly, slowly, progress at Bailey Hill

Progress on delivering the Bailey Hill masterplan has been slower than hoped for a number of reasons including the budget cuts faced by Flintshire County Council. An application for Heritage Lottery funding has not yet been submitted by FCC as questions about maintenance, leases, asset transfers and ownership have not been resolved. Over the winter [...]

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Delicious fruit and veg

The FlintShare vegetable and fruit gardens at Cilcain, Northop and Hawarden are all shooting up. The Northop polytunnels have fed us royally through the usually lean months with delicious new potatoes, stupendous salads and the most productive chard ever. While the tunnels now house our tender tomatoes, aubergines and cucumbers the Cilcain Garden produces summer [...]

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