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Welsh dragon sculpture update and what the papers say...

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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 09:19 UK time, Thursday, 22 April 2010

Dragon tower artistic impression There's an update from some of today's local papers saying plans for our very own Angel of the North - a 25m (82ft) bronze dragon sculpture on the Welsh border - could move a step closer to reality next week.

Meanwhile, in his Yorkshire foundry, sculptor Steve Winterburn has been working hard on a separate commission of a 10th scale version of the dragon.

And in other news, aside from locals affected by volcanic ash...

Brave Zara from Llangollen is simply 'outstanding' - Denbighshire Free Press
Zara Roberts, 24, whose life was changed forever after a horrific car accident left her unable to walk, talk or look after herself, has been crowned The City and Guilds Outstanding Achiever of the Year after finally achieving her dream career.

Wrexham jobs face axe as depot shuts - Leader
Employees of the Home Delivery Network on Rhosddu Industrial Estate were left "shocked" to be told their company could close by the summer with the loss of the parcel depot's 68 jobs. [Heart FM were first with the announcement yesterday]
Tag: jobs

Scores on doors rate food hygiene - Daily Post
Following Wrexham's lead, Conwy and Denbighshire Councils are signing-up to the National Food Hygiene Rating initiative to encourage businesses to improve standards.


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