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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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It seems likely that food rent at Bistre, although a Welsh practice, was retained when the region was conquered by the English.
"Documentation wasn't up to standard so we've got new documentation in Bistre, which is completely new care planning, so that nothing can be missed.
| Bistre Nursing Home in Buckley has had a non-compliance notice issued against it
"One suggestion I've heard is to update the area beside Bistre Emmanuel Church, known as the Flash.
Phil Jones from Bistre Farm Shop in Buckley said ''I took part in the free retail support programme offered by the County Council last year.
The Royal Buckley Town Band and the fabulous Emma B headline at the Sunday event at Bistre Parish Church, Buckley, along with the choir of Mountain Lane Primary School.
Funeral service on Wednesday 31st May 2017 at Bistre Parish Church at 10.30am, followed by interment at St.
Leading the procession was Trinity Chapel, followed by St John's United Reformed, Bistre Methodist, Pentrobin Methodist, Emmanuel Church, Bistre, Our Lady of the Rosary, Buckley Cross Methodist, Bryn Methodist, Drury Lane Methodist and St Matthew's Church.
Alexier, who is from Timperley, near Manchester, previously worked as a curate in the Bistre and Buckley areas of Borderlands Mission Area, before moving to the south of the Diocese of St Asaph.
He was vicar of Bistre in Buckley until his resignation in 1999, when he received a police caution for making indecent images of boys by downloading them off the internet.
When she appeared before Flintshire magistrates at Mold yesterday, Jennings of Phylmar, Bistre Avenue in Buckley, admitted wasting police time.
The guest speaker was the Rev Sally Baird, curate of Bistre, who is also a chaplain at Deeside College, who gave a succinct and well thought out Christmas Message.