Official Opening - Flintshire Connects
Flintshire Connects Connah’s Quay will be officially opened at 11.30am on
Monday 14 July by Councillor Aaron Shotton, Leader of Flintshire County Council.
A formal ceremony involving local community leaders will be followed by an open
afternoon of activities from 1.30pm to 7pm for the public.
During the open afternoon there will be a chance for the under 5s to enjoy
Rhymetime, while older children will be given the chance to be entered into a
free prize draw if they call in and sign up for the national Summer Reading
The Heritage Display is keen to capture local memories and individuals and
community groups are encouraged to call in with their old photographs,
documents and memorabilia where they can be scanned for possible future
display. While they are there visitors can also get ‘hands on’ in the museum
handling some of the Heritage Display exhibits.
The Credit Union will be on hand to talk about affordable loans and savings,
North Wales Police will be sealing fingerprints in key rings and the Greenfield
Valley Museum staff will be offering free badge making.
In addition to the special activities on offer during the afternoon visitors
can make use of the usual facilities delivered in the centre such as paying
council bills, enquiring about council services, joining the library, using the
computers free of charge and taking advantage of free WiFi.
Located on Wepre Drive the new Flintshire Connects centre provides local access
to Council Services, Connah’s Quay Library and Learning Centre and a new
In addition to the Library and Learning Centre trained advisors will be on hand
to help customers access information and key County Council services such as
housing, Streetscene, welfare benefits and advice, Blue Badges, Concessionary
Travel and Council Tax. The centre will also enable Partner agencies to hold
For more information about Flintshire Connects or for specific timings for
activities during the afternoon check our website
www.flintshire.gov.uk/connects or email firstname.lastname@example.org or
You are invited to send a photographer and a reporter to the official opening
of Flintshire Connects, Wepre Drive, Connah’s Quay at 11.30am on Monday 14