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Former Welsh rugby star visits his old school to support ground-breaking NSPCC service

Former Welsh rugby star visits his old school to support ground-breaking NSPCC service Former Welsh rugby star Tom Shanklin returned to his old primary school...

Welsh Conservatives back findings of tidal lagoon review

Welsh Conservatives back findings of tidal lagoon review Welsh Conservatives have backed the findings of an independent review - published this morning at 11am -...

Wales Year 7 Champion Schools Final

It will an all Welsh language affair next Thursday 19th January as three schools battle it out to be crowned Welsh Year 7 National...

“New treatment fund isn’t a new treatment fund at all”, says Angela Burns AM

“New treatment fund isn’t a new treatment fund at all”, says Angela Burns AM Welsh Conservatives’ spokesperson for health has today raised serious concerns about...

Welsh A&E units in a “state of crisis”, says senior Welsh doctor – Welsh...

Welsh A&E units in a “state of crisis”, says senior Welsh doctor – Welsh Conservatives respond A senior Welsh doctor has said that A&E units...

Nearly one in three young people in Wales don’t feel in control of their...

Nearly one in three (32%) young people in Wales don’t feel in control of their lives Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth Index reveals young people...

Angela Burns AM: National strategy an opportunity to make Wales “most dementia-friendly nation in...

Angela Burns AM: National strategy an opportunity to make Wales “most dementia-friendly nation in the world” Welsh Conservatives have today welcomed the Welsh Government’s two-month...

Suzy Davies AM: Welsh language standards need less red tape, and must change to...

Suzy Davies AM: Welsh language standards need less red tape, and must change to support a rise in speakers Welsh Conservatives have welcomed a review...

Welsh Government slammed for failing to properly communicate guidance on absence cover in Welsh...

Welsh Government slammed for failing to properly communicate guidance on absence cover in Welsh schools Welsh Conservatives have reacted to Estyn’s report on absence cover...

First Minister ‘chasing headlines’ with Brexit grandstanding

First Minister ‘chasing headlines’ with Brexit grandstanding The First Minister has been accused of chasing headlines after using a trip to Norway to repeat his...

NSPCC SEES INCREASE IN REPORTS OF NEGLECT IN DECEMBER

NSPCC SEES INCREASE IN REPORTS OF NEGLECT IN DECEMBER New NSPCC figures reveal a huge rise in the number of people getting in touch about...

Almost a third of trafficking victims are children: UNODC report

Almost a third of trafficking victims are children: UNODC report Children make up almost a third of all human trafficking victims worldwide, according to a...

NSPCC: Childline contacts about online sexual abuse soar by nearly a quarter

NSPCC: Childline contacts about online sexual abuse soar by nearly a quarter Thousands call Childline about online sexual abuse Parents urged to talk about...

Welsh Conservatives’ domestic abuse and violence appeal

Welsh Conservatives’ domestic abuse and violence appeal Welsh Conservative assembly members have today urged potential victims of domestic abuse and violence not to suffer...

Welsh Government urged to tackle Wales’ “silent killer”

Welsh Government urged to tackle Wales’ “silent killer” Welsh Conservatives are calling on the Welsh Government to keep its promise to improve integration between health...

New statistics reveal Wales’ level of inactivity and overindulgence over Christmas

New statistics reveal Wales’ level of inactivity and overindulgence over Christmas - BHF Cymru encourages residents to kick-start healthy New Year by taking on a...

It’ll be lonely this Christmas for carers

It’ll be lonely this Christmas for carers Christmas is just around the corner - a time for family and togetherness - but I’d like to...

Local Squabbles mustn’t get in the way of City Deal

Local Squabbles mustn’t get in the way of City Deal  A new report by the Growth & Competitiveness Commission has called for more collaborative working...

Letter to Editor – Wales Dementia Strategy Recommendations

Dear Editor, As organisations representing a spectrum of people living with dementia, carers, and health & social care professions, we welcome the forthcoming Welsh Government’s...

Jobs threat as Newport site set to close

Jobs threat as Newport site set to close Around 150 people face losing their jobs at a bakery in Newport today, following the announcement of...

Put aside prejudice to improve health of NHS and ease patient gridlock

Put aside prejudice to improve health of NHS and ease patient gridlock A social care leader is calling for the authorities to put prejudice about...

Welsh young parents’ lives transformed with £8m from the Big Lottery Fund

Welsh young parents’ lives transformed with £8m from the Big Lottery Fund Future Generations Commissioner Sophie Howe has celebrated the achievements of more than 1,300...

Andrew RT Davies: Bottom-of-the-table GVA figures shows Welsh Labour “isn’t working”

Andrew RT Davies: Bottom-of-the-table GVA figures shows Welsh Labour “isn’t working” Wales is again at the bottom of a UK table measuring the strength of...

Festive smiles at Glangwili’s Children’s Ward

Festive smiles at Glangwili's Children's Ward               Scarlets players headed to Cilgerran Children’s Ward at Glangwili General Hospital on Tuesday 14th December to hand out gifts...

World has looked on as Aleppo has been ‘transformed into a mass grave’

Urgent call for independent monitors to ensure civilian protection and humanitarian access for life-saving aid World has looked on as Aleppo has been ‘transformed into...

Outrage at Humanitarian Crisis in Syria: calls for ceasefire by humanitarian organisations.

The American Relief Coalition for Syria, a coalition of 13 humanitarian and development organizations that aid 5.7 million Syrians worldwide, are outraged about the...

Humanitarian Situation Deepens in Aleppo and across Syria.

The Foreign Secretary joined the US Secretary of State and international partners for talks on the humanitarian situation in Aleppo and across Syria. The Foreign...

Beware Unlicensed Taxi Drivers

Beware Unlicensed Taxi Drivers A WARNING has been sounded about rogue taxi drivers as the Christmas party season approaches. Licensing chiefs at the local authority are...

Carmarthen business awarded prestigious status

Carmarthen business awarded prestigious status A recipe handed down by generations of a Carmarthen butcher’s family has been awarded protected status. Carmarthen Indoor Market’s Albert Rees...

First Minister Carwyn Jones makes video appeal for Yemen

First Minister Carwyn Jones makes video appeal Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones has lent his support to a major appeal launched today (Tuesday) by the...

Welsh Conservatives lead eleventh-hour charge against “crushing” business rate increases

Welsh Conservatives lead eleventh-hour charge against “crushing” business rate increases A Welsh Conservative Assembly Member has led an eleventh-hour charge for the Welsh Government not to...

A Coffee with Jake Brimble – Project

A Coffee with Jake Brimble - Project ‘Project’ a.k.a Jake Brimble is a 25-year-old graduate of Atrium Cardiff’s three year music course. I had the...

NSPCC reveals worrying increase in number of children hospitalised for self-harm

NSPCC reveals worrying increase in number of children hospitalised for self-harm At least 3,000 children hospitalised for self-harm in the last three years across...

Wales Ranks Joint Highest for Domestic Abuse Crime

Wales ranks joint highest for domestic abuse crime Domestic abuse accounts for more than one in 10 of all crimes committed in Wales. According to data...

Businesses fear post-Brexit era — planning for a new future

Businesses fear post-Brexit era -- planning for a new future 64% of businesses say Brexit vote has negatively impacted their growth potential - nearly half...

Poundworld guilty of selling faulty phone charger kits

Poundworld guilty of selling faulty phone charger kits   Giant discount retailer Poundworld has been prosecuted by Carmarthenshire County Council and ordered to pay more than...

Billy Boston honoured in BBC Wales awards ceremony

Billy Boston honoured in BBC Wales awards ceremony By Ian Golden at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff   Former Wigan and Great Britain legend Billy Boston MBE was...

The top cities and sectors for UK job growth

The top cities and sectors for UK job growth CV-Library has revealed the top ten breakdowns of the cities and sectors leading the way for...

£10m award creates Compound Semiconductor hub for Wales

£10m award creates Compound Semiconductor hub for Wales  News Release from Cardiff University  Cardiff University to lead EPSRC Manufacturing Hub A £10m award announced today puts Cardiff...

Scottish Hunting Law Review Agrees with League and Police Scotland That Legislation Needs Strengthening

Scottish Hunting Law Review Agrees with League and Police Scotland That Legislation Needs Strengthening The League Against Cruel Sports has welcomed the findings from Lord...

British Muslims spread message of peace with nationwide bus campaign

British Muslims spread message of peace with nationwide bus campaign On Monday 5th December 2016 and part of a number of global events arranged by...

Leading charity welcomes pick up in pace of Syrian refugee resettlement

Leading charity welcomes pick up in pace of Syrian refugee resettlement Oxfam Cymru has today welcomed new figures showing that 182 refugees from war-torn Syria...

NSPCC launches football hotline for sexual abuse victims

NSPCC launches football hotline for sexual abuse victims Dedicated helpline launched with support of Football Association of Wales as more footballers speak up about...

Wales: 17% more deaths from cardio disease from December & March compared to rest...

350 extra deaths each week from heart disease and strokes during winter months An extra 350 people die each week from heart disease and strokes...

Welsh Government rejection of greater apprenticeship and postgraduate support “disappointing”

Welsh Government rejection of greater apprenticeship and postgraduate support “disappointing”, say Welsh Conservatives Opportunity for cash savings to be reinvested into incentive scheme for boosting...

Councils spend £56 million on consultants

Councils spend £56 million on consultants   Local authorities in Wales have spent more than £56 million in recent years on external consultancy fees, according to...

Chance for St Clears people to help shape new dementia strategy for Wales

People in St. Clears invited to have their say and help shape new dementia strategy for Wales Alzheimer’s Society, working in collaboration with Welsh Government...
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Plaid Cymru: AM backs ‘freedom from fear’ campaign for shop workers

AM backs ‘freedom from fear’ campaign for shop workers Plaid Cymru AM Simon Thomas has given his support for a trade union campaign for workers...
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Seren helps sixth form stars to shine

Seren helps sixth form stars to shine SOME of West Wales’ brightest students are being helped to shine through the Seren initiative. Seren is a network...

Digital Vision for Wales Unveiled

Digital Vision for Wales Unveiled New research suggests Wales is developing a thriving digital economy Atos, an international leader in digital services, has unveiled a new...

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