'Macca Run', schools' closure concern and other links [20-01-09]
- Sewage anger in Coedpoeth
- More schools under threat in Denbighshire
- Police clampdown on unruly teens in Flint
- Chester Zoo's 'dating agency' for parrots
- Housing waiting list for North Wales region is the 'size of two big towns'
- 'Macca Run' action in Wrexham
More schools under threat in Denbighshire - Daily Post
A report to be discussed at a council meeting today, says it is not feasible for a secondary schools to have fewer than 600 pupils. And primary schools with less than 80 pupil places could be run with one headteacher running a group of several schools.
Police clampdown on unruly teens in Flint - North Wales Police Press Releases
North Wales Police and Flintshire County Council have started to operate a dispersal order in a bid to prevent large numbers of youths congregating in Cornist Park and the Windsor Drive areas of the town.
Teen drivers warned - BBC Newyddion
Meanwhile, there is a separate campaign involving police and fastfood restaurant McDonalds to warn young drivers of the dangers of driving fast. It's such an issue in Wrexham the area around the town centre restaurant became known as the 'Macca Run'.
Chester Zoo's 'dating agency' for parrots - BBC Merseyside
Breeders at Chester Zoo send their parrots on dates to help them find a mate and start breeding.
Sewage anger in Coedpoeth - Daily Post
First Welsh Water said the leak was on private land and not their concern but then, hours later, it turned out it was up to them to sort out the problem.
Housing waiting list for North Wales region is the 'size of two big towns' - Wrexham Chronicle
The equivalent of the population of Llandudno and Wrexham combined are on waiting lists for council houses in North and Mid Wales.