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Fire in the sky, newsletter and podcast [19-09-08]

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LATEST UPDATES: - TV chefs in town - Secrets revealed - Sparrowhawk drops in - History today - 'Fire in the sky' - Mayor's no confidence vote - Bluetongue - 150 new jobs - Paralympians return - Rants and Raves - Town Talk - and much more...

Food for thought
TV celebritiy chefs Rachel Allen and Gino D'Acampo are appearing at Mold Food Festival this weekend.

Latest photos
Sandra snaps a sparrow hawk - recovering after crashing into her window!

History today
Owain Glyndŵr - This is the week he was crowned Prince of Wales - 600 years ago!
Courtaulds - Radio Wales producer Tracy: "I'm making a programme about Courtaulds on Deeside, called Rayon Queens. I'm keen to hear from any former female employees..."

Secrets revealed
Watch online last night's first episode of BBC Wales's new TV series, My Secret Wales, which gives an insight into the region's once most secret of places, Rhydymwyn's former WWII chemical weapons factory. Plus, Denbigh is in the spotlight too.

Recycling rants
Your views as 'Mix' asks for a re-think on the ban on re-using stuff dumped at tips.

Town Talk
Flint Hospital - Harry: "I believe that shortly the closure of the cottage hospital will be back on the menu. They have just built a new facility in Holywell and part of this provides, it is said, enough space for the patients in Flint."
Chirk - Garry: "...please be more sociable about Chirk, lets have more memories not the snide remarks."
Saltney - Tif: "I'm really keen to get the summer carnival going again. It was, indeed, a must go to event and it'd really bring the life back to Saltney!
Buckley - There's talk of a new supermarket coming to Buckley.

Paralympians return
Read profiles of all the local athletes and find out how they got on.
- Wales's medal tally
- Watch their return last night

News round-up
Bluetongue tests 'stunned' farmer - The Ruthin farmer at the centre of a bluetongue outbreak says he is "stunned" some of his cattle have tested positive.
Mayor stays put - Saltney mayor says he will see out his term of office, despite a vote of no confidence in him.
Firms' plans for £100m warehouse - A company wants to invest £100m in warehouses in Wrexham which, it says, could create 150 new jobs and safeguard 700.
Eagles Meadow update - Reporter Tom is being given a tour of the complex this morning and will write a report - so check back later.

Podcast - NE Wales Update
From 1pm today, join Adam Walton for highlights of the week's news from NE Wales - aired on BBC Radio Wales.

Weird tales
Dee: 'Family hears footsteps in the attic.'
J: 'We saw fire in the sky on Saturday.'
Paul: 'There's a ghost in my bedroom.'

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