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Suspicious Vehicle – Light Blue Ford Mondeo Print
Thursday, 21 May 2015 07:51

On the 19th of May a light blue Ford Mondeo bearing the registration number ND05 ODA was seen in the area of Gwersyllt and Gresford.  It is suspected that this vehicle is involved in the commission of burglary offences and might not be displaying the same number plate now. 

If you have any information in relation to this vehicle or see a light blue Ford Mondeo acting suspiciously please contact 101 as a matter of priority and quote incident RC15071393 OWL Alert Eastern.

Source: Community Messaging

OWL WATCH Survey Needs You Print
Thursday, 21 May 2015 07:45

OWL Watch Survey needs you. Wrexham and Flintshire are safe places to live, work and visit, with levels of crime steadily reducing. Despite this, fear of crime and disorder and concern over levels of anti-social behaviour continue to be priorities for local people. To ensure that what we concentrate on tackling reflects the real issues within the neighbourhoods of Flintshire and Wrexham, we need your views!

PLEASE take 5 minutes to complete this questionnaire. By doing so, you will actively help us to make sure that we focus our time and effort in the right places. Please encourage others to complete and help Flintshire and Wrexham Community Safety Partnerships to help you.

To complete the survey please click on the link below;

Source: Community Messaging

'People's Lottery' Warning Print
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 08:47

Local resident, Ray Mitchell, is warning people to be on their guard after receiving a letter saying he had won £825,000 thanks to the People's Postcode Lottery. This has a striking similarity to a Grimbsy pensioner, George Lee, 69, of Winthorpe Road, received the letter, dated July 2014, from a man based in London purporting to be from the lottery organisation.

In the letter sent to Mr Lee, a man called Anthony Stan claimed that Mr Lee was the lucky winner of £825,000 thanks to the People's Postcode Lottery.

"As soon as I saw it I knew it was dodgy," Mr Lee said.

Warnings on Cold Callers Print
Monday, 18 May 2015 07:59

Cold Caller Offering Services to Older/Vulnerable Persons

Trading Standards are warning residents to be on their guard following an incident where a vulnerable resident was contacted by telephone by someone trying to sell him a system similar to Wrexham CBC’s “Telecare” system. Despite declining the offer made over the phone a man still called at the resident’s home apparently to try and sell the product. The man carried no identification and left no information. Wrexham CBC’s Telecare service provider have confirmed that these calls were not made by them and that their staff always carry identification.

MPs join forces to push for answers over A483 delays Print
Saturday, 16 May 2015 09:17

Transport chiefs must explain how they got their plans for the A483 upgrade so wrong.

That is the view of MP for Wrexham, Ian Lucas, after an extended deadline for the works was missed and the project’s finish time extended until the end of next month. The project has been beset with delays from the outset, and during the General Election campaign a proposed end date in May was missed – with the end date for the project being moved to June.

'The Big Lunch’ Packs – Available Now! Print
Saturday, 16 May 2015 07:50

Further to community messaging news items published on 27th February and 10th March regarding the ‘Big Lunch’, the  Big Lunch packs for 2015 are  available to order from their website.

Please click on this link for more information.

Source: Community Messaging

Trustee Opportunity with Welsh Hearts/Calonnau Cymru Print
Friday, 15 May 2015 08:04

Welsh Hearts/Calonnau Cymru is the charity working on the prevention and management of heart disease in Wales, and works to fund life-saving equipment and cardiovascular medical research based in Wales. We are an independent charity based solely in Wales. In Wales there are approximately 8000 sudden cardiac arrests outside hospital each year. It’s shocking that the survival rate is only 3%. Where a defibrillator is used, the survival rate can raise to 47 - 50%. Unfortunately, there are not enough defibrillators in Wales or trained people to give victims the best chance of survival during those first few critical minutes. With access to more defibrillators we can provide a vital link in the chain of survival so that even more lives can be saved throughout Wales. Welsh Hearts aim to equip people with vital emergency and life-saving skills, including training on how to safely use a defibrillator – the knowledge and actions that could save a life. We offer free CPR and defibrillator training to communities all over Wales and a team of 200 qualified medical professionals who work in Wales delivers all training.

Holt Midsummer Fair – 20th June Print
Thursday, 14 May 2015 09:02

Holt Under Fives Playgroup have arrange their annual Midsummer Fair on The Green in Holt on Saturday 20th June from 2pm til late.

Featuring pony rides, Frozen characters Elsa, Ana and Olaf, bouncy castle assault course, BBQ and bar, teas and coffees, tug of war competitions, lummy stick display, Cheshire Farm ice creams, Sweets and Treats stall, face painting, activities with A-Star Sports and live music from The King Bees plus much much more.

Also announcing the winner of the infamous Scarecrow Trail which starts on 13th June.

All welcome, for more details see posters around village or contact Helen on 07803 045024.

Source: Holt Under Fives

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