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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 15:24 UK time, Thursday, 18 March 2010

Caerwys residents plan takeover of The Royal Oak pub - Flintshire Chronicle
A meeting was held to discuss the possibility of buying The Royal Oak in Water Street with people buying shares.
- Villagers in Llanarmon bought their pub last year - BBC Local
- Rescue plan for pubs: Help punters buy them - Guardian

Traders in Wrexham back the town's bid for city status - Daily Post
Traders are launching a campaign to secure city status for Wrexham as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012. Meanwhile, the Leader 'paper wants your thoughts.

John Prescott returns to scene of 2001 punch-up in Rhyl - Your Vale News
Nine years older and preparing for retirement, the 71-year-old has lost none of his vigour, and as the theme tune from Rocky played over loud speakers aboard the Prescott Express, he cried: "This is John Prescott, back in Rhyl again".

Denbigh retail development will bring 250 jobs - Daily Post
Work will finally begin on a multi-million pound retail and supermarket development in Denbigh this summer.
- Councillor wants residents to bring businesses back to Queensferry

Peter Hain backs plans for dragon tower - Leader
Welsh Secretary Peter Hain is backing plans for a 125ft tower topped by an enormous Welsh dragon on Wrexham's border. And we've been asking for your views with contributors, so far, liking the idea. Over to you!

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