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Alys - Web Team Alys - Web Team | 12:21 UK time, Friday, 25 September 2009

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Discount fuel retailer to reopen Llangollen station - The Leader

The people of Llangollen could have their own petrol station again after Stan's Superstore placed a bid for the currently disused site of a former petrol station on Berwyn Street.

Hands off our village say Bodelwyddan residents - Rhyl Journal

Residents of Bodelwyddan are angry at proposals to triple the size of their village over the next 12 years with the building of more than 1700 new homes and industrial units.

A year of job woe in Flintshire sees benefits claims double - The Leader

Figures show that there are now twice as many people claiming benefits in Flintshire as there were 12 months ago and the number of women claiming jobseekers' allowance has broken through the 1000 barrier for the first time.

'Big majority back bypass' for Deeside - Daily Post

A survey has shown that 81% of Deeside residents back a bypass to resolve traffic problems in Shotton.

Comedian Stan Boardman remembers wartime move to Wrexham - The Leader

Comedian Stan Boardman talks about his time in Wrexham during the war and how his brother was tragically killed in a bomb raid when the family returned to Liverpool. He is also joining a number of other celebrities in backing the We Love Wrexham campaign, organised by Town Centre Manager Isobel Watson and Kevin Critchley, the manager of the Eagles Meadow shopping centre.

Man Utd ace Rio Ferdinand won't holiday in Prestatyn after being mobbed by fans - Daily Post

Following his stay at Presthaven Sands in Prestatyn, football star Rio Ferdinand is reportedly reluctant to go on a "normal" holiday again because of the many fans who ambushed him while he was staying at the holiday camp.

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