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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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After this Wales part of the programme, our Flintshire students will visit Miyagi Prefecture where the exchange has taken place since 1991.
The ever popular Flintshire Business Awards will take place at Soughton Hall on October 19 and entries will close on September 21.
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.
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.
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 will draft an action plan and require monitoring from the education watchdog following its sub-standard inspection report.
As he prepared to shoot, Boxwas hooked to the ice by Flintshire's Carl Slater but appeals for a penalty shot were waived away.
Cllr Marion Bateman, vice chair of the County Council, Andy Farrow, chief officer, and Kate Catherall, business development officer, represented Flintshire County Council.
"As such the needs calculation for permanent sites shows a clear bias towards locations where there is current provision (authorised or otherwise) and in particular in Flintshire, Gwynedd and Anglesey.
The annual Flintshire at Westminster event in London, hosted by David Hanson MP, and two-day exhibition at Convatec, which returned for a second year, were also well attended.
SIR - In 2007, a committee was formed in Flintshire to campaign for the establishment of a monument in the village of Bagillt to commemorate the royal birth there of Prince Dafydd the Second of Wales during the year 1215.
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.