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Nuns run B&B, newsletter and podcast [04-07-08]

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LATEST UPDATES: Nuns run B&B - World comes to Llangollen - Remembering Tom - Rants and Raves - The state of Mold - Coal memories - New twist in 'Welsh Roswell' saga - 'Bring back Flint market' - Ex-pupils made good - and much more...

World comes to Llan
The international world music festival takes place next week.

Students' art show
Students at Yale College Wrexham put on an end of term exhibition showcasing artwork produced at the college.

Bunny girls go walkabout
A great photo captures the night when more than 1600 women, many wearing bunny ears, took part in a midnight walk through Wrexham to raise money for Nightingale House Hospice.

Back to Rhyl
Jim is planning a trip to Rhyl - 20 years after he last visited. Will he be surprised at changes in the town?

Wrexham's Eagles Meadow development
As the shopping centre continues to grow there are mixed feelings about whether it will be good for the town or not.

Remembering Tom Pryce
Take a look at a detail from the plaque which is being planned to honour the memory of racing driver Tom Pryce in Ruthin.

Town talk
The state of Mold - Ian: "The council really need to get their act together, or it's going to get much worse."

Flint market - Harry: "It would be great to have the market back but we the locals would have to support it as well as those passing through."

Buckley's Tivoli nightclub - Dave: "I agree that it seems the best times were the '80s in the Tiv. Since then it's gone down hill with the odd good night in the '90s..."

Welsh Roswell update
An incident which took place in Corwen in the '70s has been reinvestigated as part of a television programme - and overnight we've had a rash of new comments in response.

Rhos children interview past pupils
Ysgol y Wern in Rhos is to close at the end of this term. To celebrate the life of the school, present pupils gathered the memories of some past pupils, including a WWII veteran, an MP and a footballer.

Coal memories
Sharing memories of local pits and the characters they produced.

From 1pm today, listen to a round-up of the week's news from the region aired on BBC Radio Wales. This week, reporter George Herd finds out how new techology is helping Neighbourhood Watch groups in Flintshire and Eye on Wales talks to foreign workers in Rhyl and Wrexham about plans to tighten up the criteria for permits for migrants. Good Evening Wales visits the convent in Holywell offering bed and breakfast and Not in My Nature puts Denbigh nature novices Julie Howatson Broser and Kate Foley through their paces at a toadwatch in Prestatyn.

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