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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...

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...

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