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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 14:13 UK time, Thursday, 3 September 2009

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Evening Leader
Flintshire's only driving test centre is to close despite a desperate campaign to save it. Mold test centre will shut down when a new facility opens in Wrexham, leaving Flintshire without a test centre. The change means learner drivers from the county will have to travel to Wrexham, Chester or Rhyl to take their test.

Daily Post
The date for a public inquiry into a £25m link road scheme - which would upgrade access to Wrexham's Industrial Estate from "horse and cart" roads to modern highways - has been set for October 6. The estate employs 8,000 people at more than 200 companies, and Wrexham Council is keen to ensure the big companies stay there.

North Wales Weekly News
Plans to relocate 600 council staff to the heart of Colwyn Bay in the hope of creating a boost to the town centre economy has been questioned by an MP. Clwyd West Conservative MP David Jones says he's unsure if the plan to generate additional footfall in shops by using council staff would work.

Wrexham Chronicle
Wrexham Council awarded up to £1.8m from the National Assembly for Wales to pioneer a scheme that provides services to the most vulnerable families in the county.

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