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Alys - Web Team Alys - Web Team | 10:27 UK time, Thursday, 8 April 2010

Rhyl taxi drivers fight back against traffic wardens - Denbighshire Visitor
Taxi drivers in Rhyl claim "over-zealous" traffic wardens are unfairly targetting them and throwing parking tickets through their windows as they drive away.

Flintshire man marks 100th birthday with sponsored run - The Leader
100-year-old Flintshire man Frank Jenn completed a 100-yard dash at Holywell Golf Club to raise money for charity.

Residents' healthcare questions to be answered - Border Counties Advertizer
A Primary Care Trust has responded to complaints from people who are struggling to understand what their health entitlements are, as many live in England and attend a doctor's surgery in Wales, and vice-versa.

Crackdown on dangerous drivers sees 200 pulled over by North Wales Police - Daily Post
A trucker who crashed on the A55 after falling asleep was one of more than 200 dangerous drivers and unsafe lorries hauled over in a crackdown by a new enforcement unit.

Flintshire Council County launches affordable homes register - Flintshire Chronicle
First-time buyers in Flintshire are set to benefit after council housing officers finished working on the county's first affordable home register. The new scheme will help develop affordable housing schemes in areas of need by providing a database of applicants.

Former Blue Peter presenter in Wrexham panto row - The Leader
Wrexham and District Pantomime Company, which has been in operation since 1906, are unhappy that Tim Vincent is to stage and star in Aladdin at the William Aston Hall in December and January. They'd planned to stage the same panto in February half-term and feel they've been upstaged.

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