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MEETING WITH MARK ISHERWOOD

Had a great and productive meeting with Mark Isherwood AM. He has offered his help and support on many projects - Including the de pedestrianised High street, the "Not in our town " scheme that the businesses and the police are working on at the moment, a railway station for Holywell/Greenfield plus the issues with [...]

By | 2019-08-08T11:35:18+00:00 August 8th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

HOLYWELL HIGH STREET – THE FUNDING HAS BEEN APPROVED !

LONG-AWAITED funding to allow a town’s main shopping area to reopen to vehicles on a permanent basis has finally been approved. Last year, a traffic-free zone on Holywell High Street was lifted for the first time since 1992 in a bid to boost trade. The six-month trial was hailed as a success by business owners, [...]

By | 2019-08-08T11:26:08+00:00 August 8th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

HOLYWELL HIGH STREET – FLINTSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL TO DO THE WORK!

HIGH Street businesses have responded to news that work will go ahead this summer to permanently open up Holywell’s main shopping street to vehicles. Flintshire County Council announced on Wednesday, July 17, that the de-pedestrianisation of Holywell’s High Street will go ahead – despite a shortfall in funding for the project even with successful bids [...]

By | 2019-08-08T11:19:07+00:00 August 8th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

LUCY OWEN BBC WALES COMES TO IDEAL LIGHTING

Thanks to the BBC team, Geoff and Lucy for their coverage of Holywell and the struggles we have faced when losing 3 banks in the town and how we have approached this hardship. Thanks to SQUARE and their team  for introducing this fantastic contactless (and chip & pin) machine, which we have used in our [...]

By | 2019-08-08T09:04:25+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

HOLYWELL HIGH STREET TRAFFIC – UPDATE

Well after the 6 month trail and the Town Council now voting to open the street to traffic, we are now at the hands of the Welsh Government waiting to see if Flintshire County Council will be successful in gaining funds to complete the full scheme of works to finally get the street opened to [...]

By | 2019-02-05T16:16:57+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

DISABLED ACCESS AT IDEAL LIGHTING

As we are in a Heritage town, with a large percentage of listed buildings,  it is difficult for some of the shops to be completely disable friendly but there are 74.2% of businesses in Holywell that have full access and the ones that have restricted access, display signage, have portable ramps or bells to seek [...]

By | 2018-10-31T12:30:53+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

GREAT BRITISH HIGH STREET AWARD

We have been nominated and SHORTLISTED in the Great British High Street Awards. The amount of work, the  businesses, general public, County Council and HTC have put into Holywell over the last 12 months is fantastic.   From nothing to the following:- 2 DEFIB machines with free training, a DEFIB rota by the business group [...]

By | 2018-10-16T12:16:47+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

TIME TO VOTE! HOLYWELL TOWN COUNCIL – IT’S UP TO YOU!

After failing to attract 150 people to the Town Councils "Poll", which was held at the local leisure centre, it is now up to Holywell Town Council to make a decision on whether the street should open or close permanently to traffic. The Business group has had a tremendous amount of support from all of [...]

By | 2018-10-16T12:34:02+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

HOLYWELL HIGH STREET DEFIB

Holywell Businesses Group & Holywell Town Council are pleased to announce that:- FLINT DISTRICT LIONS CLUB. Have donated a DEFIB & ENCLOSURE for Holywell High Street 😊 The new DEFIB will be mounted on the wall at the side of Scott's Jewellers in a secure enclosure. Should the DEFIB be needed, the person would phone 999 [...]

By | 2018-07-31T09:36:53+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

HOLYWELL HIGH STREET OPENS TO TRAFFIC AFTER 25 YEARS!

Although this in an emotive subject with many people for and against this idea, the local business group, Holywell Town Council and the County Council have given the go-ahead for a trial period of opening the street to traffic to allow the local businesses a chance to bring more trade into the street after some [...]

By | 2018-07-23T13:50:21+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments