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WHEELCHAIR WORLD CUP ROUND 1 – WALES 24 AUSTRALIA 72

Australia avenged their double defeat to Wales in the 2013 Wheelchair World Cup, by inflicting a 72-24 victory over them in the first game...

81 SEX OFFENCES BY ADULTS IN A POSITION OF TRUST IN...

81 recorded sex crimes for ‘Abuse of Position of Trust’ in Wales since 2011-12 But it is not illegal for sports coaches or other youth...

Wales left behind by Westminster scrapping plans for rail electrification to...

Plaid Cymru has tabled a motion in the National Assembly condemning the Westminster Government for scrapping rail electrification between Cardiff and Swansea. The statement of...

Absenteeism high in Welsh workforce

. Absenteeism costs the UK economy £18...

LORDS COMMITTEE CALL FOR EVIDENCE ON THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL...

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 has today formally launched its call for evidence. The Committee...

No time off for carers is unacceptable!

No time off for carers is unacceptable!   Millions of people across the UK are unpaid carers, 6.8 million in fact. When Carers UK’s recent State...

Ditching rail electrification ‘standard Tory’ – Welsh Lib Dems

The UK Government has today announced that plans to electrify the rail line between London and Swansea have been ditched. The plans were secured...

WRU Community coaches to receive more age-specific support in new coach...

Welsh Rugby has adapted the landscape of community coach development in Wales to meet the changing needs of grassroots coaches and players. The Welsh Rugby...

Sport Wales review “welcome”, but “serious questions” remain

An independent review into the role of Sport Wales has been published by the Welsh Government. Responding to its findings – which can be read...

Welsh Government lifts public sector pay cap for senior executives at...

Following news yesterday that Cardiff and Vale health board had awarded potentially unlawful contracts, the First Minister has today been accused of showing a...

Winners all round in WRU Urdd partnership/ Partneriaeth rhwng yr Urdd...

The new, enhanced partnership between the Urdd and Welsh Rugby Union has already reaped clear benefits with participation numbers up by more than 50%....

Labour lagging behind on organic farming in Wales

Plaid Cymru has called on the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths to open up the Welsh Rural Development Plan for organic farming. The...

BREXIT ‘A FUNDAMENTAL CHALLENGE’ TO THE FUTURE OF THE UK –...

The House of Lords EU Committee has today published its report on Brexit and devolution. The report concludes that on the day of Brexit,...

Carmarthenshire school choir flying out to Riga

A party of young choristers from Carmarthenshire are flying out to Eastern Europe today (Mon) on the trip of a lifetime. Next Saturday (July 22)...

NSPCC reveals increasing fears over children in Wales being left home...

NSPCC reveals increasing fears over children in Wales being left home alone during summer holidays   The number of referrals the NSPCC’s Helpline made to local...

A TALE OF TWO UNIONS – LORDS EU COMMITTEE TO REPORT...

A TALE OF TWO UNIONS – LORDS EU COMMITTEE TO REPORT ON BREXIT AND DEVOLUTION IN THE UK   The House of Lords EU Committee...

250 year old Snowdonia hotel on the market with Christie &...

Cobden’s Hotel, a stone built countryside pub and hotel once owned by 19th century cricketer, Frank Cobden, is on the market with specialist business property...

New statistics reveal residents aren’t leaving their comfort zone

New statistics reveal majority of people in Wales rarely step outside their comfort zone and fear they could live to regret it   - The BHF...

Inaugural partnership conference showcases the latest innovations in population health /...

Inaugural partnership conference showcases the latest innovations in population health / Cynhadledd agoriadol y bartneriaeth yn arddangos y datblygiadau diweddaraf ym maes iechyd y...

No rush to ‘praise or condemn’ over Literature Wales review

An independent review of Literature Wales has provoked a furious reaction from its Head, and there are calls for proper Assembly scrutiny to be...

Welsh Conservative response to congestion warnings on M4 post-tolls

Responding to the congestion warnings on the M4 that are featuring in today’s media, the Welsh Conservative Shadow Transport spokesman, Russell George, said:   “The...

NO TIME OFF FOR CARERS IS UNACCEPTABLE, SAYS REVITALISE IN RESPONSE...

MORE STATUTORY SUPPORT FOR CARERS, DEMANDS NATIONAL DISABLED PEOPLE’S CHARITY.   Respite holiday charity Revitalise has today responded to Carers UK’s State of Caring 2017 report,...

MILLAR: WELSH GOVT HAS ‘MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB’ TO MEET CLASS SIZE...

Nearly three-quarters of all infants are being taught in classes of over 25 pupils, despite an election pledge by Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams.   The...

Export finance deal good news for SMEs but awareness is now...

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has welcomed the partnership between UK Export Finance (UKEF) and major banks, which will allow greater access...

STUDENT WORLD CUP – PACIFIC ISLANDS 40 WALES 12

STUDENT RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP – MATCH 3 PACIFIC ISLANDS 40 WALES 12 By Andre Cupido for www.RLWC2017.com at New Era Stadium, Sydney Wales will now take...

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon can help deliver vision of the Swansea...

Plaid Cymru Assembly Member Simon Thomas called on the Westminster Government to give a clear commitment to back the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon to...

Labour’s tuition fee hike a “betrayal” of students across Wales

Shadow Education Secretary – Darren Millar – has warned that young voters will be “once bitten, twice shy” at the next election, after the...

30 Booking Challenge

ChariTable Bookings has officially announced their endeavour to get 500,000 people to sign up for free to the 30 Bookings Challenge and to help...

One in four Brits admit to avoiding conversations with disabled people

Research, conducted as part of the ‘Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness’, reveals the damaging attitudes that still exist towards disabled people • 1 in 4 (26%)...

ATOL reveals the Welsh have a hol lot of worries

New research from the UK’s travel protection body ATOL, has found that Welsh holiday makers are laden down with pre-holiday worries ahead of jetting...

Future of the Welsh NHS in danger if challenges are not...

A team of independent experts has warned that the health and social care system in Wales will not be sustainable without serious changes.   Responding to...

Labour’s controversial Trade Union Bill reaches third stage

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Local Government, Janet Finch-Saunders, will once again lead Conservative opposition to the Welsh Government’s Trade Union (Wales) Bill on Tuesday.   The...

Woodland Trust Tree Packs and the Long Forest Project

Free trees for schools & communities We’ve got thousands of free tree packs to give away! We want to make sure that everybody in the UK...

Autism Bill will “clear pathways to diagnosis”

Failure to properly diagnose children with autism can make self-harm more likely, according to experts.   It is feared that some children are suffering with mental...

NEW GMB RESEARCH SHOWS MORE THAN 145,000 CHILDREN IN WALES HIT...

COUNTRY'S CHILDREN AMONG THE WORST HIT BY 'CRUEL' GOVERNMENT PAY PINCH Shocking new figures from GMB, the union for public sector workers, show more than 145,000...

Wales Students 4 – 22 England Students

By Andre Cupido at Windsor Stadium, Sydney Student Rugby League World Cup England avenged their tough defeat to Australia with a promising 22-4 victory over arch-rivals...

Carmarthenshire’s Heritage Lottery Fund Success

Did you know that Carmarthenshire came third amongst 21 other authorities in Wales in successful applications to the Heritage Lottery Fund from 1994 to...

Family harp weekend – Penwythnos Telynau

The Harp is the national instrument of Wales, yet many people have never touched one. The National Botanic Garden of Wales aims to change...

AMs discuss Brexit with Women in Agriculture Forum

Plaid Cymru Assembly Members Elin Jones and Simon Thomas met with members of the Farming Connect Women in Agriculture Forum in the Senedd to...

RUGBY LEAGUE STUDENT WORLD CUP – SCOTLAND 48 WALES 18

SCOTLAND 48 WALES 18 At St Marys Stadium, Sydney. Report by Sian Golden Scotland won the battle of the Celts in the opening match of the...

Key Welsh charities launch Charitable Fostering Providers Cymru at National Assembly

. Key Welsh charities launch Charitable Fostering Providers Cymru at National Assembly • Action for Children, Barnardos Cymru and TACT showcase key role of charities in...

Welsh Government ‘precision’ medicine pledge welcomed

A new commitment to harness developments in genetic medicine has been welcomed today.   The £6.8m fund is meant to ensure that Wales can compete...

Calls to rethink North-South Air Link

Welsh Conservatives have questioned a Labour decision to continue the publicly subsidy for the controversial north-south air link, despite evidence that passenger numbers are...

Rhaid i’r Llywodraeth Lafur wrando ar apêl ymgeiswyr Llwynhelyg

Rhaid i’r Llywodraeth Lafur wrando ar leisiau ymgyrchwyr yn Sir Benfro am ddychwelyd i wasanaethau meddygaeth plant 24 awr yn Ysbyty Llwynhelyg - dyna...

Inward Investment continues to grow in Wales

New statistics published by the Department for International Trade reveal promising figures for inward investment in Wales, with FDI having reached record highs again....

Welsh companies set sights on Singapore markets / Cwmnïau o Gymru...

The Welsh Government will take a high-profile trade mission to Singapore 8 – 15 July 2017     Fifteen businesses from a wide range of Welsh industries...

GMB ANGER OVER UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES SHOCKING NURSERY STAFF SELL...

Staff at the creche cannot understand how their proposals have been simply cast aside GMB has slammed the University of South Wales for its...

Campaign will step up to save 146 Department for Work and...

  The Department for Work and Pensions office has announced proposals to close Llanelli Service Centre and Pyle, Mountain Ash, Tredegar Jobcentres.  The change will...

£4.2m to boost teaching of Welsh – Welsh Lib Dems respond

£4.2m to boost teaching of Welsh - Welsh Lib Dems respond Welsh Liberal Democrat Education Secretary Kirsty Williams is investing an extra £4.2m to support...

Enterprise Zone experience offers little evidence £100m business park can deliver...

Welsh Conservative Leader – Andrew RT Davies – has today called for evidence to support Welsh Government claims that a new automotive business park...

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