Local Newspaper, Welsh News and Facebook Links

New helpful Facebook Group for Holt Print
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 14:54

A new Facebook Group has been created by Jane Crossley and Sarah Pridding for the people of Holt and other interested individuals to buy, sell, swap, provide services  and generally, help each other out. A great idea. Within 24 hours of starting the members have exceeded 190.

Go to to join the group and see what's on offer.

Advice from Lost Dogs North Wales area Print
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 07:53

Lost Dogs

If you lose your dog please call your local Dog Warden straight away (numbers below) so they can check their call log and database. It's important to keep checking back with the warden if you lose your dog as new strays enter the system daily.

If you register your lost dog on you can submit the latest photo you have available of your dog and generate posters on the doglost site which can then go up in the area. Doglost will send out email alerts to helpers in the area and give advice and support. Other online sites you can register on include and and - check with all to see if someone registered your dog as found!

Leigh Richmond Roose Print
Monday, 23 May 2016 09:06

Two news items have been published recently on local celebrity, Leigh Richmond Roose. to read the latest about this famous son of Holt see the BBC NE News and the Wrexham Leader Live.

You can also read the article about him on this website, Soccer Playboy.

Holt Scarecrow Trail Print
Monday, 23 May 2016 08:41

Keep up to date with the latest comments and news on this year's Scarecrow Trail by going to their Facebook page: Holt Scarecrow Trail

Recipe of the month Print
Monday, 23 May 2016 08:07

This month's microwave recipe from Anne Reney-Smith is Potted Cheshire Cheese.

Anne says, " Potted Cheshire Cheese is delicious on small crackers as a canape, delicious on toast fingers and especially delicious grilled on toast for a Cheese Rarebit."

See full details in the Cooking pages.

Notice of Referendum Print
Friday, 20 May 2016 16:18

Referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union in the Wrexham voting area

1. A referendum will be held on Thursday 23 June,2016 to decide on the question below:

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?

2. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 7 June 2016.
Applications can be made online:

3. Postal vote applications, amendments or cancellations must reach the Electoral Registration Officer, Guildhall, Wrexham LL111AY,by 5pm on Wednesday 8 June 2016.

Latest Scams Print
Friday, 20 May 2016 10:45

Scam E Mail – ‘Evaluation of your Qualifications for Educational Amnesty Registration’

A resident has received a suspicious email stating they are trying to communicate with them relating to the ‘approval requirements for enrolment in the educational discharge act of Spring 2016’ and that there was an open period of registration now underway.
The e mail was from a ‘hotmail’ e mail address and contained various grammatical and spelling errors and invited the recipient (who was a pensioner) to telephone a number to provide further information ‘to take advantage of the offered benefits properly’. Please click on the link below for advice in helping to identify scam e mails

Holt Under 5's Summer Events Print
Friday, 20 May 2016 10:19

Holt Scarecrow Trail 2016 - Theme: Sports & Sporting Heroes

We hope this will exceed our 70+ scarecrows last year!  Displays must be up by Saturday 11 June for the two week period before our festivities on the Church Green.

£5 per entry and forms are available at Holt Under Fives, Cleopatra's or by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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