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Frederick Birk commemoration and CLIC Sargent’s new report

I was very happy to receive an invitation recently for a commemoration event in Buckley for Frederick Birks – a Victoria Cross (V.C) award holder who was born in the town. Mr Birks received the V.C – the highest and most prestigious award given for bravery – for his actions in Ypres in August 1917. […]

LOCAL MP MARK TAMI CELEBRATES COMMUNITY’S EFFORTS TO CURE BLOOD CANCER

Celebrating the 711 potential lifesavers in Alyn and Deeside this Blood Cancer Awareness Month Residents in Alyn and Deeside have been praised by blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan for the people in their community who are registered as stem cell donors. To mark Blood Cancer Awareness Month this September, Mark Tami MP has revealed that […]

The UK’s train scandal

I was dismayed at last week’s announcement that rail fares were again set for a hike in prices. In January commuters in England should expect to see a 3.2% increase in their rail fairs. This brings the total percentage increase in rail fares since the Tories came to power in 2010 to 36%. Rising three […]

Mark Tami MP praises Flintshire County Council’s Summer Play team

Over the course of the summer holidays, playschemes have been taking place daily at over 60 sites in Flintshire. Flintshire County Council Summer Play team have been providing free ‘open access’ play sessions, where children aged 5 -12 are free to come and go as often as their parents would like. Parents drop their children […]

Mark Tami MP urges people with arthritis to get a needs assessment

Arthritis and related conditions are the number one cause of disability in the country. Arthritis impacts every aspect of someone’s life; from getting dressed and going to work, to cooking meals and spending time with family and friends. Aids and adaptations can help people with arthritis maintain their independence but many people with arthritis don’t […]