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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 12:15 UK time, Wednesday, 23 December 2009

UPDATES - Winter wonderland - Inside a pop star palace - Monks and mills - Good Samaritan hands back £900 - Tweet, tweet - Am-drams and pantos - Wildlife on the Dee

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Winter wonderland
Thanks for all your photos showing how wintry weather has affected our local landscape, from white water on the Dee to snowy views from the Clwydian Range.

Inside a pop star palace
Changing Rooms presenter Laurence Llewelyn Bowen takes a journey through the grand corridors of Trevor Hall, near Llangollen, which has gone from a Welsh noble's country seat to a family home full of 'showbiz bling'.

Good Samaritan hands back £900
A man who found £880 blowing down the road in Oswestry has been praised for handing the cash in to police.

Panto time
As pantomimes are in full swing at the region's main theatres, use our weblinks to find out what the local amateur dramatics groups are going to be doing this season.

Pentrefelin's past
How a Llangollen village became home to the monks of Vallé Crucis Abbey's mill - and a fountain pen factory.

Wintering on the Dee
Experts reveal where to spot wildlife on the Dee estuary at winter.

Church services
Local diocese websites - Wrexham and St Asaph - provide links to the region's churches and service information over Christmas.

Tweet, tweet
Use our Twitter feed to find out what's being discussed on the web concerning this part of the world.

Northop Silver Band fails to raise cash for contest
The band will miss out on the chance to represent Wales in the 2010 European Championships in Austria because it cannot afford to go.

Merry Christmas - Nadolig Llawen

Bye for now - Hwyl am y tro

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