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Noise Action Week 2017

NOISE Action Week 2017 takes place around the UK from May 22-26, when the spotlight falls on environmental health teams and the work that...

Statement on the passing of Rhodri Morgan – Mark Williams

Commenting on the passing of former First Minister Rhodri Morgan Mark Williams said; “Rhodri Morgan will be remembered for leading Wales in those early years,...

Andrew RT: Tribute to Rhodri Morgan

Commenting following the passing of the former First Minister, Rhodri Morgan, the leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies, has said:   “Rhodri Morgan was...

NSPCC comment on national online safety action plan for Wales

Please see NSPCC Cymru / Wales’ response to today’s Welsh government announcement of a national online safety action plan for Wales.   It follows repeated calls...

“Strong and stable economic management” key to rising employment

Employment in Wales has risen in the last quarter according to today’s Key Economic Stats.   As of March 31st, the employment rate in Wales is...

NSPCC CALL TO CRACK DOWN ON INTERNET COMPANIES AS ASSEMBLY DEBATES...

Next UK government must not let internet companies off the hook when they fail to protect children   NSPCC Cymru / Wales reiterates calls for action...

Andrew RT Davies reacts to Plaid Cymru’s manifesto launch

Leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies, said: “Plaid Cymru’s manifesto talks spiritedly about seizing opportunities, but neglects to mention how many opportunities...

Win an apprenticeship in the construction industry

Next steps is back with up to four apprenticeships up for grabs.   Local firms, TRJ Ltd and Lloyd & Gravell Ltd, have teamed up once...

Catherine Tate lends her voice to NSPCC campaign to help keep...

·         NSPCC and O2 survey finds less than a fifth of parents are having frequent chats with their children about staying safe online ·         Actress...

MILLAR: Welsh Government still failing deaf pupils

Following the release of figures which demonstrate deaf school pupils across Wales underachieve at every key stage and face being left behind without urgent...

Byte Night Wales is back! Welsh businesses challenged to sleep out...

Byte Night Wales 2017 – Byte Night Wales Quiz Night, Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 18:00 To 21:00 at Tramshed Tech, Pendyris St, Cardiff...

More children counselled by Childline due to overwhelming exam stress

·         Over 3,000 counselling sessions with children about exam stress in 2016/17 ·         More than fifth of these took place in May 2016 ·         Nearly 100...

LOTERI CYMRU

Loteri Cymru promises a ‘win-win’ for Wales Wales is to have its own weekly, televised lottery, with tickets set to go on sale on Monday...

Health board in special measures failing to tackle ‘institutional abuse’

Complaints made against the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have highlighted concerns over ongoing abuse and violence occurring in mental health wards of the...

Over £1m claimed for daily commute by Cardiff Council staff

Data obtained by the Welsh Conservatives has revealed the substantial sums reimbursed to Cardiff Council Officers for their commutes.   A total of £1,095,587.50 was...

Appeal for Easter Eggs gets cracking response

A simple appeal for Easter Eggs from Action for Children to distribute to services helping children and their families in South Wales has produced...

Putting power back in local hands: A Welsh Conservative Plan for...

Welsh Conservatives are today launching their manifesto for the local government elections, including a six-point-plan for a Wales that works for everyone.   The manifesto...

Children complain of being ‘invisible’ as thousands are counselled for loneliness

•               Over 4,000 young people were counselled for loneliness in 2016/17 •               Reasons for children feeling lonely are a combination of online and offline issues...

At the launch of the Welsh Liberal Democrats’ election campaign in...

“Our politics has never been more divided than it is today. The future of our country, communities and economy remain deeply uncertain. “These elections offer...

VisitBritain launches legendary tourism campaign in run-up to King Arthur: Legend...

In the run-up to the release of the action adventure film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, in cinemas this May from Warner Bros....

New pilot targets early cancer diagnosis

Cancer experts are set to pilot a new initiative aimed at improving cancer diagnosis waits in Wales.   A new pilot in the Cynon Valley...

Savings limit for residential care in Wales to be ‘phased in’

Changes allowing people to keep more of their savings when they move into residential care will be ‘phased in’ over several years.   Whilst the additional...

New curriculum must be used to develop emotional resilience of Welsh...

Figures revealing increasing numbers of young people seeking help for depression highlight the need for a renewed focus on developing the ‘emotional resilience’ of...

Action for Children conference tackles adverse children experiences

Action for Children has held a conference in North Wales (Thursday 6th April) to highlight the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in light...

Zipwire challenge for charity!

Age Cymru Sir Gâr is raising funds to help the charity help to support Carmarthenshire’s older residents by challenging people to do the Velocity...

Number of groomers meeting children rises across Wales

Victory for NSPCC’s #FlawintheLaw campaign for anti-grooming laws Tougher legislation to protect children online comes into force today It comes as police figures show offences...

Great Repeal Bill sets UK on path to becoming an “independent,...

The Great Repeal Bill, unveiled by the UK Government today, sets the UK on the path to becoming an independent, sovereign nation again –...

Passport To Llanelli

County historians have today discovered that machynys in Llanelli isn't part of the county. Records recently discovered show that machynys and the dry land...

RAMSAY: Budget to build a stronger, fairer and better Wales

Welsh Conservative Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Nick Ramsay AM, has welcomed the Chancellor’s budget, which he says will build a stronger, fairer and...

Boys six times less likely than girls to seek support from...

·         National figures show suicide rate for boys more than double that for girls ·         NSPCC Ambassador for Childhood Wayne Rooney backs new Childline...

NSPCC comment on April Jones petition reaching 100,000 signature landmark

NSPCC comment on April Jones petition reaching 100,000 signature landmark Commenting on a petition calling for all sex offenders to remain on the register for...

Statement on Article 50 case by the Welsh Conservatives

Statement on Article 50 case AMs do not have to be legally consulted on the Article 50 process, according to a ruling by the Supreme...

Smaller class sizes not a “silver bullet” to solving Wales’ education...

Smaller class sizes not a "silver bullet" to solving Wales’ education crisis The Welsh Education Secretary Kirsty Williams AM will today launch a £36M fund...

Phillips names Women’s Six Nations squad

Phillips names Women's Six Nations squad Wales Women have today announced their 32-player squad for the upcoming Women’s Six Nations. Head coach Rowland Phillips finalised his...

Principality Stadium Partnership Hailed a Success

Principality Stadium partnership hailed a success One year on since the launch of Principality Stadium and the partnership between the WRU and Principality Building Society...

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

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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