In June, tributes were been paid to an “amazing” Flintshire woman who bravely battled severe anorexia.

Amy-Bronwen Ellis, from Broughton, died after fighting anorexia since her early childhood. 

The 43-year-old touched the lives of thousands of people across the globe.

The Leader: The family of a man who was brutally murdered in a Wrexham pub said they are still carrying the pain of the incident, a decade on.

Craig Maddocks, 34, was murdered in a knife attack at the Cambrian Vaults pub, Wrexham, on June 26, 2013.

His family spoke to the Leader about their experiences since the incident and efforts to tackle knife crime.

The Leader: An inspirational 86-year-old dance teacher celebrated her class’ 70th anniversary. 

Shirley Snowden had been running the Shirley School of Dancing, based in Hawarden, since she was 16.

She started it in a wartime air raid shelter in 1953 – the year of Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation.

A village was mourning the loss of a former Wrexham mayor and councillor described as a “great man” who “was for the people of Llay”.

The Leader: Former Wrexham county councillor Malcolm Williams died aged 79, after a short illness.

Mr Williams went to Llay School and then went on to work at Llay Colliery, before becoming a rescue worker based at the Wrexham Miners Rescue Station.

Concerns were raised about anti-social behaviour in Buckley, with the town's Mayor telling the Leader some people were "afraid to go out at night."

The Leader: Cllr Cordery, explained the common problems included large gatherings of “intimidating” youths near the town centre Spar store, vandalism to public toilets, criminal damage to shop fronts and dangerous e-scooter use within the Precinct Shopping Centre.

The family of a murdered young Buckley man urged the public to help force a government debate about knife crime.

And heavy thunderstorms saw the Racecourse Ground evacuated during a Father’s Day meal, after the roof suffered damage.