Flintshire County Council
Election 2017 Results
|Party||Seats 2012||Seats 2017||Change|
|Seats 201231||Seats 201734||Change+3|
|Seats 201223||Seats 201725||Change+2|
|Seats 20128||Seats 20176||Change−2|
|Seats 20127||Seats 20175||Change−2|
|Seats 20121||Seats 2017-||Change−1|
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By Will Fyfe & Carys Betteley
By Alex Jennings & Anna Palmer
Rubbish tips in more than half of Wales' 22 local authorities will open today.
Recycling centres have already opened in Wrexham, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taff - but 12 more councils will be reopening their facilities today.
Most require booking and are for "essential visits" only.
By Phil McCann
Cheshire Political Reporter, BBC News
By Rhys Williams
Kathryn Elsmore, of Broughton, says her daughter is struggling at home as she loves being outside.
Flintshire County Council has defended its decision to go ahead with work to demolish empty parts of its headquarters during the coronavirus pandemic.
Some people have queried whether the demolition work at County Hall in Mold was classed as essential, according to the Local Democracy Reporting Service.
However, chief executive Colin Everett said it was being carried out in accordance with government guidelines.
It follows the relocation of hundreds of frontline staff to refurbished offices five miles away in Ewloe.Copyright: LDRS
All pay-and-display car parking charges in Flintshire have been suspended, the council has said.
The move is designed to stop the spread of coronavirus through people touching machines, and to assist key workers and people who need to do essential shopping.