Update 28 May 2021

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Testing Broader COVID-19 Symptoms


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New Chair and Vice-Chair announced

Chair and vice 2021-22

On Tuesday, 25 May, Councillor Joe Johnson was appointed as Chair of Flintshire County Council.  

Councillor Johnson represents the Holywell East electoral division and has been a member of the Council since 2012.  He succeeds Councillor Marion Bateman who held the post for two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Councillor Johnson has been married to Sue who is also a Holywell Town Councillor for more than 40 years. He has two daughters who have successful careers and businesses.  Councillor Johnson has four wonderful grandchildren.

Councillor Sue Johnson will be Councillor Joe Johnson’s Consort.

Councillor Joe Johnson said:

“I’m delighted to be elected as Chairman of Flintshire County Council for the coming year.   It is a great honour to represent such an incredible County as ours.  I will carry out my duties to the best of my ability and represent Flintshire with pride.”

Councillor Mared Eastwood has been appointed as Vice Chair of Flintshire County Council.

Councillor Eastwood represents the New Brighton electoral division and has been a member of the Council since May 2017.

Consider alternatives to popular hotspots

hotspots to avoid

As lockdown restrictions continue to ease, Flintshire County Council is encouraging residents to get out and explore some of the roads and sights less travelled in the region.

Many popular spots for scenic walks and attractions have automatically been top of people’s lists as the weather improved and restrictions reduced.

And Flintshire County Council is keen to ensure the public maintain social distancing and other covid regulations to stay safe.

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Learn about Flintshire history

History of Flintshire

A Flintshire historian is motivating residents to dive into the local past of the region as part of Local and Community History Month.

With May being the month to celebrate regional history, there is no better time to learn more about the rich and varied stories of the towns and villages which make up part of the county.

With five heritage trails which weave their way through localities across Flintshire, learners can have their pick of historical sites to visit.

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Flintshire County Council has appointed Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd to carry out improvement works at the A541 Abermorddu and Hollybush Junctions.

As part of these improvement works we would like to make you aware of the resurfacing works along the A541, Wrexham Road, from Abermorddu Junction to the Flintshire/Wrexham border. Works will commence on Saturday evening, 5 June and continue until Monday morning, 14 June, however every effort will be made to complete this work sooner.

During this time the road leading through Cefn y Bedd, will be closed to all traffic between the 19:00 and 06:00, however access to properties and frontages within the closure area will be maintained throughout the works.

The road closure has been advertised in the local press and advanced warning signs are displayed at either end of the affected areas, diversions signs will also be in place and we respectfully request that these are adhered to.

Please be assured that the contractors will be adhering to the current COVID 19 guidelines and we will be asking  that members of the public respect the 2m social distancing rules and do not approach the workforce.

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