Remembrance Sunday-Holywell & Greenfield.

Holywell Town Centre had an incredible turn out for Remembrance day this year. The parade was followed by the usual service at Panton Place , with the hymns led by Holywell Band. Following this, refreshments were offered both at Panton Place and the Drill Hall, with a special commemorative event held in Tower gardens, with recitals, songs and displays which continued throughout the afternoon.

Greenfield also held it’s usual services at Holy Trinity Church and the memorial garden. This year also, there was a Beacon of Light service held at Greenfield Dock in the evening (one of 4 in Flintshire

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Headway Group meet every 2nd Wednesday of month at Town Council Offices 10am-12pm

Halloween Party

Paula Thomas at the Halloween party in Artisans receiving her £20 gift voucher prize for the best scary scarecrow competition. The party was very well attended and we hope to continue this into future years. Thank you Abafabdoo events for the entertainment and for Cllr Lynda Carter who assisted with providing treats and prizes from Tesco.

Merchant Navy Day September 2018

Each year Holywell Town Council will now honour Merchant Navy Day by flying the Red Ensign to help raise awareness of the UK’s dependence as an “island nation” on past, present and future Merchant Navy seafarers.

Silent soldiers on guard in Holywell & Greenfield

Our silent soldiers are now standing guard across the community in preparation for Remembrance Sunday. There are 2 Tommy and 2 nurse figures. Can you guess the locations?

October Full Council meeting held at St.Winefride’s Catholic Primary School

Holywell Town Council held their October’s full Council meeting at St. Winefride’s Catholic Primary School on Tuesday 16th,where Councillors were treated to a tour of the school and a fantastic presentation from their own school council. Town mayor, Cllr Rosetta Dolphin commented that the pupils were extremely articulate and polite. Thank you St.Winefride’s!

Great British High Street Awards Celebration Party 22nd October

A celebration party was held on Monday 22nd October to celebrate being shortlisted for the Great British High Street Awards 2018. The event was opened by Holywell Town Crier, Chris Baglin, and the event was hosted by DJ Terry Hughes, who very generously offered his services for free. Zumbody’z gave the town a demo, and Puddle from local swimming group Puddleducks came to say hi. many local stalls set up in Tower gardens and Panton Place opened their doors and offered refreshments, soup and raffles. The event was attended by many and were given goody bags from the VISA crew while the judges visited a rangeof businesses to meet the owners.

Holywell Town Council prepares for remembrance day

The flag is flying at the offices and the large poppies are in situ throughout Holywell & Greenfield. Silent soldiers are also due to be distributed throughout the town. Take a look at the events area for information on the special remembrance Sunday event to be held in the town following the usual services at the churches and Panton Place memorial gardens.

Holywell Town Council vote for traffic access within the High Street – 19th October

Following a special meeting of the council, members have resolved to support the county council’s endeavours to open up the high street to traffic permanently. Further information will follow in due course.

Bee Friendly Status awarded to Holywell

Bee friendly status has now been granted to Holywell. There are plans to develop and extend this out further over the forthcoming years.