WELSH Government investment into Flint Library will strengthen its position as a hub for the community, Delyn’s Assembly Member has said.

Flint Library is one of four libraries in Wales to benefit from nearly £1 million Welsh Government capital funding to develop and enhance their facilities and services.

The Transformation Capital Grant Programme is supporting, museums, archives and libraries to transform services for users, and ensure their future sustainability.

Hannah Blythyn AM said: “This is really good news for Flint Library and the Welsh Government investment in Flint is most welcome.

“The library provides a number of great services for all age groups in Flint and this funding will allow the library to expand its education, training and heritage offer in a more modern space and deliver services in new ways.

“This will only further strengthen its role as a hub for the wider community and ensure its future sustainability.”

The Leader previously reported that Aura Wales recently secured £300,000 of funding for improvement works at Flint Library which was through a successful capital grant application to the Welsh Government's Museums, Archives and Libraries.

The funding for Flint Library was announced by Lord Elis-Thomas, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport.