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Survival rates for heart disease are improving in Wales

Heart disease survival rates are improving and fewer people are dying prematurely from coronary heart disease thanks to improved detection and the ban on...

£5.7m Welsh Government investment into clinical research and development

Deputy Health Minister Vaughan Gething today announced £5.7m investment into clinical research and development in Wales. The funding will be used to support three clinical...

Survival rates for heart disease are improving in Wales

Heart disease survival rates are improving and fewer people are dying prematurely from coronary heart disease thanks to improved detection and the ban on...

£4.8m investment for Velindre Cancer Centre

The Welsh Government is investing £4.8m in vital new equipment for Velindre Cancer Centre, it was announced today. The money will buy a new linear...

Community projects set to celebrate as Minister announces £1.6 million boost

Communities and Tackling Poverty Minister, Lesley Griffiths, will today announce £1,602,014 for five community projects in Port Talbot, Swansea, Pembrokeshire and Caerphilly. The Community Facilities...

Survival rates in critical care improving says new report

More people are surviving life-threatening injuries and illnesses as a result of the specialist care they receive in Welsh critical care units, a new...

Views sought on revised TB compensation proposal

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, is inviting views on revised plans that would change how farmers in Wales are compensated if...

Mental health budget ring-fence in Wales to continue

The mental health budget in Wales will continue to be protected by a ring-fence following a Welsh Government-commissioned review, Health and Social Services Minister...

Wales must have a fair BBC deal as cuts threaten to...

BBC Cymru Wales must have extra funding, First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, said today as he warned the broadcaster is now providing the...

£3.5m investment in local health services is bringing care closer to...

A multi-million pound investment by the Welsh Government in local health services across Wales is helping the NHS deliver more care closer to people’s...

Minister warns of bleak future for renewables if DECC proposals go...

Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant today warned that schemes like the Abergwyngregyn hydro scheme are unlikely to ever get built in the future if...

Extra £1.24 million funding awarded to Domestic Abuse Services in Wales

The Welsh Government has awarded an extra £1.24 million to be shared amongst fourteen domestic abuse projects across Wales. The funding is for large building...

Clearer food labelling giving more choice to Welsh shoppers welcomed

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans today welcomed new EU legislation which comes into force today giving consumers more information when buying...

Devolved Administrations call for greater engagement and clarity ahead of Spending...

Finance Ministers from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are calling for greater engagement and clarity from the UK Government ahead of the Spending Review...

Music tourism welcome boost to economy as summer of festivals continues

The Economy Minister, Edwina Hart, has spoken of the importance of Wales’ music festivals in attracting visitors to Wales as a summer of music...

Superfast broadband availability grows in Wales

The Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology Julie James has welcomed the latest Ofcom Communications Market Report published today which highlights the progress of...

‘Trampires and Animortal Studios brings new blood to Bridgend with Chuck...

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones will today visit a new, modern, high tech animation studio in Bridgend. Shooting has begun on a new...

NEW FUNDING WELCOMED FOR LLANELLI TOWN CENTRE

ANOTHER £700,000 is being invested in Llanelli town centre to help renovate more buildings. The Welsh Government recently announced the cash boost as part of...

ANNUAL REPORT & IMPROVEMENT PLAN PUBLISHED

Key priorities for Carmarthenshire for the coming year have been published in the Annual Report and Improvement Plan. Along with the future objectives, the plan...

COME ALONG FOR ADVICE ON RECYCLING AND MORE

Residents in Llanelli are being urged to go along to a Neighbourhood Advice Day for information on services, fun and activities, refreshments and free giveaways. The...

RESIDENTS AGREE – EEYORE TO BE AMBASSADOR

A relative of Winnie the Pooh best friend’s Eeyore has become a big hit with residents of care homes in Carmarthenshire. In fact, Enoch, an all...

Minister meets award-winning falls prevention nurse

Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford will meet an award-winning nurse in Llanidloes to learn more about her work preventing older people from...

Wales delivers record crop of award winning food and drink

The UK Great Taste Awards, an acknowledged benchmark for speciality food and drink, has today announced a record number of Welsh winners, with ten...

Qualifications Wales law receives Royal Assent

        A new law that will establish an independent regulatory body for qualifications in Wales has been granted Royal Assent by Her Majesty, the Queen. As...

Wales continues upward trend with increase in share of domestic tourism...

The latest figures show Wales has managed to increase its share of domestic tourism spending during the first quarter of this year, with expenditure...

Welsh Government investment helps Pontypool firm build for the future

A Pontypool-based building products firm that suffered a major fire a year ago is now embarking on a major expansion initiative that should create...

Special service to mark VJ Day to be held in Cardiff

A special service to mark Victory in Japan (VJ) Day will be held at Llandaff Cathedral on Sunday 16 August at 3:30pm, First Minister...

Further funding for traineeships announced by Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, Julie James has delivered more good news for vocational learners by announcing funding of almost £90 million for...

Health Minister praises leading Swansea cancer centre

Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford today (Monday August 3) paid tribute to the work of Maggie’s cancer centre based at Singleton Hospital,...

Budget Tour 2015 continues in Powys

Finance and Government Business Minister Jane Hutt has today visited the National Eisteddfod in Meifod, Powys as part of this year’s Budget Tour. During...

Over £220,000 to extend Welsh Language Charter across North Wales

During a visit to the National Eisteddfod in Meifod, the First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones will today announce over £220,000 to extend...

Chief Medical Officer calls on young people to have MenACWY vaccine

Chief Medical Officer Dr Ruth Hussey is calling on young people to have the meningitis ACWY vaccine, which is being introduced in Wales from...

Views sought on the National Training Framework on violence against women,...

Guidance to help public services in Wales to train their staff to recognise signs of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence has...

Wales rides the wave as Surf Snowdonia officially opens

The opening of Surf Snowdonia in Dolgarrog in the Conwy Valley this weekend gives Wales another iconic adventure tourism attraction and makes it...

£2.9m flood scheme will benefit 205 Barry homes and three schools

Welsh Government funding for a £2.9 million flood alleviation scheme in Barry, has been announced by the Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant. The funding -...

Launching Saundersfoot Harbour to international success

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Ken Skates today officially opened phase 1 of the redevelopment of Saundersfoot Harbour, which marks a...

Minister visits pioneering dementia care project in Raglan

Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford has met the team taking a new approach to caring for older people with mental illnesses. The Raglan...

New system for emergency ambulance services to prioritise patients in most...

People who need immediate life-saving care will receive the highest-priority response in the fastest time possible from the Welsh Ambulance Service under changes being...

Deputy Minister hails Value of Welsh food and drink

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, has welcomed an economic appraisal of the food and drink industry in Wales, which will shine...

Edwina Hart welcomes production venture to boost international film and TV...

The Welsh Government is joining forces with Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner – the former BBC executives responsible for Doctor Who, Torchwood and Da...

Two weeks left to vote for your High Street Hero

Communities Minister, Lesley Griffiths, is encouraging people to nominate those who make the biggest contribution to their vibrant local high streets for a prestigious...

Finance Minister views progress as Swansea Bay Campus nears completion

Finance and Government Business Minister, Jane Hutt, has today seen first-hand the progress of Swansea University’s new Bay Campus during a visit to Swansea. The...

Coastal communities set to get £1 million boost

Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths, has congratulated five coastal community projects across Wales set to benefit from a share of £1,067,322. Under...

Future looking brighter for Wales’ youngest

The Welsh Government is making real headway in improving the life chances of under sevens, a new report shows. The 2014-15 progress report for the...

Wales has an adventure for everyone

This week, the Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism is making a series of visits in north Wales to raise awareness of Wales’...

New members appointed to The Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for...

Public Services Minister, Leighton Andrews today announced two new appointments to the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales and the Independent Remuneration Panel...

150 year bond with Patagonia strong and lasting says First Minister

In 1865, nearly 160 settlers boarded the Mimosa to settle along the coast of Chubut Province in Patagonia. 150 years later, 50,000 Patagonians of Welsh...

New system for emergency ambulance services to prioritise patients in most...

People who need immediate life-saving care will receive the highest-priority response in the fastest time possible from the Welsh Ambulance Service under changes being...

Deputy Minister hails Value of Welsh food and drink

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans, has welcomed an economic appraisal of the food and drink industry in Wales, which will shine...

More than 12,000 breath tests carried out across Wales during Summer...

Over 300 breath tests were positive throughout Wales during the recent month-long Anti Drink and Drug Drive Summer Campaign. The campaign, which was led by...

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