Christmas Card Competition under way

Alyn and Deeside MP Mark Tami and AM Carl Sargeant have launched a competition to find a design for their 2008 Christmas card. This year’s competition will be open to all primary, infant, junior and special school children in the constituency. More than 1,000 children took part last year and this year the Flintshire politicians […]

Mark welcomes recycling plant

Alyn and Deeside MP Mark Tami has welcomed the announcement of a major new recycling plant on Deeside. The plastic bottle recycling factory will employ 50 people and will open in October 2009. Mr Tami said: “This investment by Closed Loop Recycling builds on Deeside’s excellent reputation for recycling and brings dozens of quality jobs […]

We must change our drinking ways

Measures were unveiled this week to tackle youngsters who drink alcohol in public. A key plank in the strategy is holding parents responsible for children who consume alcohol and where necessary, prosecuting them for their failures. Professionals could be called in where parents are unable to handle their children and parenting courses would be compulsory […]

For a great day join the Hawarden Walkers

“I was delighted to join walkers for a trek around Hawarden last Friday, which was an excellent way to hear the views of people while enjoying exercise. “Hawarden Village Walks started in 2005 and every Friday morning between 70 and 100 people take part in various walks. The age band of those taking part is […]

Mark hails coffee campaign

Mark Tami has welcomed a pledge by a national coffee shop to donate a full day’s profits to charity. Mr Tami also said other large corporations should follow the lead taken by Costa Coffee in donating their profits on June 14th to good causes. Mr Tami said: “Costa Coffee is donating every penny of profit […]