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Flintshire man killed in early morning collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed in a road traffic collision in Flintshire in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The incident involved a van and two pedestrians and occurred on the B5122 in Caerwys near to junction 34 of the A55.

Emergency services attended the scene however the male pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

A woman was taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd by ambulance with serious life changing injuries. She has since been transferred to hospital in Stoke.

The male driver of the van was taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd with what is believed to be minor injuries.

One man in hospital after being stabbed in Holywell

Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

A man is currently in a stable condition in hospital after being stabbed twice last night in Flintshire.

Police responded to the incident in Nant Eos, Holywell at around 10.15pm on June 1st 2016.

They are currently appealing for witnesses to come forward with any information which may help their investigation.

Members of the public are advised to call them on 101 quoting reference number UO79799.


Drivers warned of long delays due to Eisteddfod traffic

The Urdd National Eisteddfod is back once again and this time it's in Flintshire.

Thousands of children and young adults take part in the festival every year. Credit: Urdd Gobaith Cymru

Around 15 thousand children and young people will be competing in categories such as the Learners' Medal which is aiming to encourage people to take up Welsh.

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected throughout the week and North Wales Police are currently warning drivers to expect long delays between Mold and Flint.

£7 million boost for affordable homes in Flint

Flintshire County Council is funding 62 affordable new homes in a development set to cost £7.4m.

62 affordable houses ito be built in Flint Credit: Flintshire County Council

The houses are part of a plan to build 300 affordable homes in the county over the next four years.

This development will generate a financial return for the Council for the next 45 years.

– Aaron Shotton, Flintshire County Council Leader

The houses will be managed by NEW Homes, a company set up by the Council in April 2014.

Appeal after three robbers assault shop assistant

Police are appealing for information after three robbers assaulted a shop worker and smashed a window.

The 'Cash 4 You' shop in Flint. Credit: Google Street View

North Wales Police says three men entered the ‘Cash 4 You’ store on Chester Street in Flint today, Thursday April 7th, at around 11.49am.

Once inside they made demands for money and a member of staff was assaulted, sustaining minor injuries. The front widow of the store was also smashed.

The offenders are believed to have left empty-handed after they were disturbed. They are got into a black vehicle which headed towards Oakenholt.

– DS Eleri Thomas

Officers remain in the area and inyone with information is asked to call police on 101.


A5026 Flintshire closed both ways due to accident

A5026 Flintshire - Holywell is closed both ways due to an accident. Credit: Google Maps

The A5026 Flintshire to Holywell is closed both ways due to an accident involving two vehicles.

The accident happened between the B5432 (Groesffyrdd Cross Roads, Holywell) and Victoria Road (Walwen / Greenfield).

It's affecting traffic heading through Coed Bagillt Woods, from the coast into Holywell.

Police are turning traffic around but no major delays so far.

Appeal after man found roadside with 'serious injuries'

Police are appealing for information after a 53 year-old man was found with "serious life changing injuries" on a roadside with vehicle parts nearby.

North Wales Police says the incident happened in Flintshire on Sunday December 6th. The man was found at around 9pm on the grassed area of the A5104 between Broughton and Penymynydd.

The man had suffered leg injuries and was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Police are appealing for anyone travelling along the route at the time to contact them.

The man was wearing black trousers, a black hooded coat, brown shoes and a black woolly hat.

Vehicle parts were found at the scene and enquiries are ongoing to trace the vehicle and driver.

Anyone with information is asked to contact officers in Deeside on 101, quoting reference number S186569.

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