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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Judi Dench Backs Powerful West End Theatre Project to Fight Cyber...

Judi Dench backs powerful West End theatre project to fight cyber bullying We're delighted to announce that Kidscape is partnering with the Theatre Royal Haymarket...

Anti Bullying Week – Bullying UK ‘National Bullying Survey’

Bullying continues to impact on the wellbeing of pupils, parents and professionals Bullying UK National Bullying Survey 14 November 2016 To coincide with Anti Bullying Week 2016,...

West Wales Chronicle: join the pledge to help end bullying.

West Wales Chronicle: join pledge to help end bullying. Today marks the start of AntiBullyingWeek, (14-18th November) and we're taking a pledge to show our support...

Anti-Bullying Week – NSPCC reveals rise in online bullying

NSPCC reveals rise in online bullying as it marks anti-bullying week Worrying news comes as the charity marks Anti-Bullying Week (14-18 November) and publishes...

The Urdd and Welsh Rugby Union announce largest schools 7s rugby...

The Urdd and Welsh Rugby Union announce largest schools 7s rugby competition ever in Wales With 3000 players and 50 referees over 3 days, the...

WRL to stage South Wales university mini series

Wales Rugby League have launched a new mini series of matches between the South Wales based universities who compete in the British Universities &...

A digital documentary from BBC Arabic explores shame and honour in...

BBC World Service has released a digital documentary across social networks in a bid to engage with young Arabic speakers who are using social...

Helpline for Older People Names Wales Loneliness Calls Hotspots

HELPLINE FOR OLDER PEOPLE NAMES WALES LONELINESS CALLS HOTSPOTS Capital Cardiff logs highest level of calls Monmouthshire and Powys make up the top three ...

NSPCC welcomes focus on early years in Chief Medical Officer’s report

NSPCC welcomes focus on early years in Chief Medical Officer’s report   Commenting on the Chief Medical Officer’s annual report, which has been published today, an...

Match Preview: England v Scotland Football – Wembley Stadium

Match Preview: England v Scotland FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier England vs. Scotland Friday 11th November 2016, kick-off 7.45pm Wembley Stadium Tomorrow night the oldest rivalry in international football...

Poppy Appeal – Please Support – Royal British Legion: TRAFALGAR SQUARE...

The Royal British Legion hosted a Remembrance service in Trafalgar Square for Londoners to pay their respects   The Royal British Legion’s Silence in the Square...

Cabinet Secretary takes strong Welsh message to climate talks

Cabinet Secretary takes strong Welsh message to climate talks Stop Climate Chaos Cymru meet Lesley Griffiths AM before she sets off for COP22 in Marrakesh   The...

Anniversary – Twenty-Seven Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Twenty-Seventh Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall   This week marks the twenty-seventh anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall. The German Democratic Republic...

Fears as Meals on Wheels provision in Wales drops to just...

The number of councils providing Meals on Wheels to vulnerable older people has dropped below 50% for the first time. Research for the The National...

Carmarthenshire Council: Concern about Cavity Wall Insulation Cold Callers

Concern about cavity wall insulation cold callers   Carmarthenshire’s Trading Standards team is urging people to think twice before providing their details to cold callers after...

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