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Newsletter [22-10-09]

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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 13:46 UK time, Thursday, 22 October 2009

Here's a copy of the weekly newsletter sent to email subscribers:-

How big's the 'Old Lady'? - Derek walks Moel Famau - Wobbly bridge - Getting 'hyper local' - Half term and Halloween fun - Holy wells - Castle guides - Band on the radio - Lady Mostyn - Chester owe Wrexham - And more

Derek walks Moel Famau
BBC Wales weatherman swaps his suit for outdoor gear as he heads to Moel Famau for a new series of Weatherman Walking.

How big's the 'Old Lady'?
A yew tree known as the Old Lady has been growing in the churchyard at Gresford for more than 1,500 years - and now it's time to see how big she's getting.

Holy wells
In search of north east Wales' holy wells, Alys finds St Mary's in a tranquil location, far from the beaten track.

Castle guides
Do you know which of our castle ruins featured in a painting by Turner and Shakespeare's Richard II?

Listen again: Roseville on the radio
Local group The Roseville Band perform a live session on BBC Radio Wales' Evening Show.

Postscript: Lady Mostyn
The next episode of BBC Radio Wales' obituary series looks at the life of Lady Mostyn, 89, who died this month, and whose family have lived at Mostyn Hall for 500 years.

Chester owe Wrexham
Chester City could be expelled from the Football Conference if they do not repay debts to Wrexham by Monday.

Half term Halloween fun
Looking ahead to local events over the school holidays, including a host of spooky events to mark Halloween.

Blogging about
Wrexham's wobbly bridge is an award winner and taking a closer look at 'hyper local' websites covering north east Wales.

Hwyl am y tro - bye for now

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