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Bister

 

a transparent brown pigment made from wood ash mixed with water-soluble vegetable glue. It was used by European artists of the 15th to 18th centuries for pen and brush drawing. At the end of the 18th century it was replaced by sepia and India ink.

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Lynn Raye, manager at Bistre Nursing Home, added: "The money had been raised by staff through a Christmas fete and raffle - the prizes for which were donated by local shops.
Police are looking for a man suspected of theft at the Bistre Community Centre, Nant Mawr Road, Buckley, on March 25, in photo 11.
Funeral Service to be held at Bistre Parish Church on Thursday, 29th March at 12.
BUCKLEY A parade will lead from the Precinct car park at 10am to Bistre Parish Church for the service, and will return for a wreath laying between 11.
On Sunday a parade will begin at 10am from Precinct Way to Bistre Church and then continue to the British Legion cenotaph.
Mark Lovatt, of the St Dunstan''s Centre 1st Bistre Cubs, twins Eleanor and Ryan Harrsion, 9 of Holywell placed a wreath at Buckley Remembrance service last year A poppy is proudly displayed at Wrexham FC's Racecourse while MPCT students cleaned Rhyl Cenotaph (right) ready for the commemorations
Funeral Service at Emmanuel Church Bistre, Mold Road, Buckley on Friday 26th April at 1.
On August 10, a "large quantity" of lead was taken from the vestry roof of the Emmanuel Parish Church in Bistre, near Mold.
There were calls for Cllr Woolley, who represents the Buckley Bistre East ward, to stand down in October last year after he faced cross-party criticism over his "failure to lead".
The funeral will be held at Bistre Church, Buckley, at midday onWednesday, followed by a gathering at the town's White Lion pub.
Peacefully at Bistre Care Home, Buckley, aged 88 years.
The 73-year-old, who represents the Buckley Bistre East ward, also thanked those who have supported him since being told to "quit or be sacked".