Crumbling buildings and high hopes
There's a very obvious thread among all the stories making the headlines at the moment.
A total of £13m is needed to repair ambulance stations at Wrexham, Chirk, Flint, Holywell, Mold and Queensferry, says today's Daily Post.
Over in Rhyl the Journal reports that despite millions of pounds of investment, visitors entering by road and rail are greeted by a succession of burnt out buildings.
That story comes on top of news that the multi million pound venture to revitalise Rhyl's seafront has hit yet another delay. [That's the scheme to redevelop the old fun fair site].
Meanwhile, elsewhere today, Wrexham FC chief executive Paul Retout tells the Evening Leader that fans have 'nothing to fear with the new Wrexham Village development plan'.
And don't forget last week's story about the state of our school buildings which, in terms of maintenance, lag decades behind those in England.