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Flintshire,

Welsh Sir y Fflint, county, 169 sq mi (437 sq km), NE Wales. In 1974, the county of Flintshire became part of the nonmetropolitan county of ClwydClwyd
, former county, N Wales, created in 1974 from Flintshire and parts of Denbighshire and Merionethshire. It was dissolved in 1996 and divided among the unitary authorities of Flintshire, Denbighshire, Wrexham, Conwy, and Powys.
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, but in 1996 Clwyd was dissolved and Flintshire restored. Mold is the administrative center of the county.

Flintshire

a county of NE Wales, on the Irish Sea and the Dee estuary: became part of Clwyd in 1974, reinstated with reduced borders in 1996: includes the industrialized Deeside region in the E and the Clwydian Hills in the SW. Administrative centre: Mold. Pop.: 149 400 (2003 est.). Area: 437 sq. km (169 sq. miles)
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The visit was led by Flintshire County Council Chairman, County Councillor Bryan Lloyd, alongside Cabinet Member, County Councillor Derek Butler, Clare Budden, chief officer for housing and community services and Flintshire in Business President, Lord Barry Jones.
This is a contract for the provision of a national standards cycle training scheme (Bikeability) for Flintshire County Council and Wrexham County Borough Council Primary School Pupils, as well as Level 3 for adults.
The documents argue the pitches, which would each have their own amenity building containing washing and cooking facilities, would help with a need for more traveller accomodation in Flintshire.
Dolniya, who beat Flintshire by two and a quarter lengths at Meydan in March, has been installed 11-10 favourite from Flintshire on 2-1.
Mr Sheibani, CEO of telecoms repair and support company Comtek, said: "The aim is to increase the number of business start-ups in Wales and this trial in Wrexham will give us a better idea of how the Flintshire model can be improved and applied in other regions.
It was requested by young people - either part of Barnardo's Cymru Flintshire Young Carers or supported by Flintshire's Children's Services - who find it difficult to explain their status in school and when they need instant access to council services.
Flintshire doubled their haul early in the second session.
That's the amount of money left in the coffers of the Flintshire Local Action Group, one of three voluntary organisations covering the counties of North East Wales.
Flintshire County Council's chief officer for community and enterprise, Clare Budden, said: "We are delighted to have AGS Security Systems back as our headline sponsor and we are also pleased to welcome some new sponsors for these prestigious awards - including KK Fine Foods, Kingspan Insulated Panels, P & A Group of Companies and Westbridge Furniture Designs.
Flintshire has a population of approximately 150 000 and occupies a unique border location in the North East corner of Wales, serving as a gateway to North Wales, and performing a central role in the operation of the sub-region.
Flintshire was judged as having adequate prospects for improvement and Estyn criticised elected members for not acting in the needs and interests of children.
Billingham Bombers turned their attention to cup action at the Forum Ice Arena last night, as they faced Flintshire Freeze in their first English Cup outing.