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Sunday, September 24, 2017

More than 300 domestic abuse referrals made by NSPCC in Wales...

·         Nearly 5,000 contacts to the Helpline across UK about domestic abuse in 2016/17 ·         85% were serious enough to be referred to police or...

Association of Directors of Education in Wales (ADEW)

The Association of Directors of Education in Wales (ADEW) has recently elected new lead officers in Aled Evans (Chair, Director of Education Lifelong Learning,...

Sustrans Cymru’s reaction to Prosperity for All, Welsh Government’s new national...

* Effort to tackle root causes of Wales' problem welcome, but must be matched with funding warns walking and cycling charity. Welcoming the publication of Prosperity...

Network Rail is on the hunt for new apprentices in Wales...

Network Rail is looking for 11 new apprentices for its award-winning engineering apprenticeship scheme to start in March next year. The scheme is open to applications...

BookTrust: Welsh Parents too hooked on screen time to read with...

WELSH PARENTS TOO HOOKED ON SCREEN TIME TO READ WITH KIDS _Alex Jones School children reading books _ __ Welsh parents admit to scrolling...

OPS NOTE: Anti-online grooming materials launched by NSPCC and Swansea University

NSPCC Cymru / Wales and Swansea University will launch material for child protection professionals to help them recognise and combat the grooming of young...

NSPCC comment on sentencing of Gordon Fleming

Speaking after former primary school teacher Gordon Fleming was jailed for 10 years for 35 child sex offences in the 1970s and 1980s, an...

City IT consultant finds digital connectivity in rural Wales

A former IT specialist, who swapped life in the City of London for rural Carmarthenshire, says his decision is paying off as superfast broadband...

Ail-gysylltu â’r Gymraeg / Get back in touch with your Welsh

Ail-gysylltu â’r Gymraeg   Wrth i’r plant ddychwelyd i’r ysgol mae oedolion yn cael y cyfle i ddychwelyd i ddysgu hefyd.   Mae dosbarthiadau Cymraeg dydd a nos...

Beware of Bogus PayPal emails – Reminder: Your account will be...

Watch out there are bogus PayPal emails are bring sent out. DON'T click on the links or enter any information. This is what is know...

Award winning artisan products on show at Speciality and Fine Food...

Twenty two Welsh speciality food and drink producers will be exhibiting under the Food and Drink Wales banner at the forthcoming Speciality and Fine Food Fair...

Soft skills are as valuable as good grades, according to Prince’s...

* Prince’s Trust survey of young people, teachers and workers reveals attitudes to soft skills in Wales * 47% of young people in Wales don’t feel...

NSPCC comment on Ian Watkins IPCC SWP findings

An NSPCC Wales / Cymru spokesman said: “This report’s damning conclusions should be a wake-up call for all those involved. That a simple unchecked mobile...

Wales strikes gold in the Great Taste Awards

Welsh food and drink producers strike gold in this year’s Great Taste Gold Awards proving that food and drink from Wales has a deserved reputation for...

Reports of neglect to NSPCC Helpline in Wales reach record numbers

·        800 referrals to police and social services in Wales in 2016/17 ·        80% rise in referrals in Wales over five years ·        Nearly 100 contacts...

Heads together on future mental health services / Meddwl ar y...

Local residents have been sharing their views and ideas about the future of adult mental health services across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. As part of...

Labour Government dragging its feet over air pollution

The Labour Government is dragging its feet over improving the air we breathe, that is the claim by Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate...

Byte Night means I can make a difference

As an IT professional working for Atradius in Cardiff Bay, Kathy Buckley is all too familiar with high levels of pressure in her role...

Record June for number of overseas visits to the UK

Official statistics out today show a record June for the number of overseas visits to the UK.  There were a record 3.5 million visits to...

Welsh food and drink trade visit targets American opportunities

Welsh food and drink trade visit targets American opportunities Welsh food and drink producers will be turning their sights to the important export market of...

Northumbria University offers support to Welsh students going through Clearing

NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY, NEWCASTLE, IS INVITING STUDENTS IN WALES RECEIVING THEIR A LEVEL RESULTS TODAY (THURSDAY 17 AUGUST) TO CALL ITS CLEARING HOTLINE AS IT OFFERS SUPPORT...

Not got the A-level results? Go on a gap year!

This Thursday, 17 August 2017, thousands of students will be getting their A-level results and deciding what to do next. For some, the next...

Hundreds contact Childline with worries over exam results

Hundreds contact Childline with worries over exam results   1,133 counselling sessions held for  young people worried about exam results in 2016/17 Welsh counsellors speak to...

Joint report published between CSSIW and South Wales Police on child...

The inspectorate and the police service hosted a joint summit in May looking at the issue.   Today’s report – which pulled together feedback and discussion...

MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS 2017 UK TOUR

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY AT THE GRAND THEATRE IN SWANSEA ON THURSDAY 26th October 2017 Starring Jai McDowall and Michael Courtney Taking you on a whistle...

Pay up or go to prison!

A Llanelli businessman who conned thousands of pounds out of his customers after breaking consumer protection rules must pay £192,000 within three months or...

Get Chloe Thomas To The Commonwealth Games 2018

A JustGiving page has been set up by Sophie Perkins to raise £1,000 to send her friend, Chloe Thomas, to compete and represent Wales...

Wales name team for WRWC opener

Wales have named their team to face New Zealand in their Women's Rugby World Cup opener at Billings Park tomorrow (9th August, 14:45).  In what...

Help shape your NHS services and take part in Hywel Dda...

Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) is hosting two live Facebook events in August for people to find out more and feedback their views...

UNDER 16 INTERNATIONAL – WALES 32 IRELAND 18

UNDER 16 INTERNATIONAL WALES 32 IRELAND 18 By Ian Golden at Cyncoed Stadium, Cardiff, photos by www.ianlovell.com In an outstanding contest, Wales under 16 secured a 32-18...

Ammanford CC “Bat out Prostate Cancer” Charity Fun Day

Morganstone and Ammanford Cricket Club welcome all to the “Bat Out Prostate Cancer” Charity Fun Day Llanelli-based construction company Morganstone and its sister company Westacres...

An appeal on behalf of carers

Did your readers know that there are 6.8 million carers in the UK and every day another 6,000 people take on a caring responsibility?   Unpaid...

Halfpenny signs National Dual Contract

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny has committed his future to regional rugby and Wales by signing a three year National Dual Contract with the WRU...

Premier League semi-finals preview

WRL’s Premier League has reached the semi-final stage with two mouthwatering clashes being played this Saturday at 2.30pm.   There is a slight restructure after reigining...

National Scandal

Ceidiog Communication for Care Forum Wales   £1.8 million care homes bill is "national scandal" With pic of Mario Kreft Angry care home owners in Pembrokeshire say...

Wales u16 prepare for Ireland test this Friday by going to...

Wales take on Ireland in an under 16 Rugby League international this Friday at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed.   Admission price is £3 adults and £1...

Morgan Marine expanding HQ with CREF grant

An Ammanford company has been awarded a Carmarthenshire Rural Enterprise Fund grant of more than £91,000 to expand its headquarters offices. Morgan Marine, based at...

How to Choose a Bike

Link to How to Choose a Bike: https://www.jenreviews.com/bike/ Go-Ride is British Cycling's development programme for young people, delivered by Welsh Cycling here in Wales. The...

365 Celebrity Chefs for Charity

ChariTable Bookings is a philanthropic restaurant booking platform that raises funds for UK registered charities at absolutely no cost ! When making a booking...

GMB REVEALS UNPAID OVERTIME SCANDAL: 77,000 WELSH PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS DO...

Almost 19% of country's public sector workers regularly work unpaid hours New research by GMB, the union for public sector staff, shows that 77,000...

August anniversary sees Welsh communities encouraged – do your bit –...

Do your bit – knit! With early August marking the anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War in 1914, local communities are being encouraged...

THOUSANDS MORE PEOPLE TO GET ONLINE THANKS TO £4M NATIONAL LOTTERY...

A pioneering initiative that supports people to improve their digital skills is being extended for a further three years thanks to £4 million of...

A Career in Construction is key for young people and the...

As the shortfall in new recruits joining the construction industry troubles its leaders, Welsh construction company Morganstone has taken the initiative and invested in...

Online bookings now available for Pembrey Country Park | Archebu ar-lein...

Online bookings now available for Pembrey Country Park   VISITORS to Pembrey Country Park can now to book their accommodation online with the launch of a...

‘No Holiday From Loneliness’ for older people left home alone for...

The Silver Line charity warns of summer time blues epidemic among older people as record numbers of holidaymakers leave town 24/7 Helpline receives 7%...

Caliph calls for Muslims to reject extremism and terrorism as UK...

The Caliph to tens of millions of Ahmadi Muslims concluded the largest Islamic convention in the UK with a condemnation of all forms of extremism and...

A weekend of rugby league match reports from Llanelli

SATURDAY SOUTH WALES IRONMEN 28 GLOUCESTERSHIRE ALL GOLDS 20 By Ian Golden at Parc Stebonheath South Wales Ironmen opened a memorable weekend at Stebonheath Park on Saturday,...

Plaid Cymru launches summer campaign to protect rural Wales from the...

The Party of Wales launched a summer campaign at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show to shield rural Wales from the impact of leaving the...

Welsh parents urge for more information and transparency in the misleading...

BABY FOODS FOUND TO BE A KEY CAUSE IN CHILD SPEECH DEFECTS, TEETH DISTORTION AND SUGAR MISLABELLING New research by children's food brand Kiddylicious Little...

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