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New £30m work programme to boost the economy and support 35,000...

An ambitious £30 million programme to help long-term unemployed adults into work, has today been announced by the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty,...

Minister acts to protect Wales’ social housing

The Welsh Government is taking action on the Right to Buy in order to protect Wales’ social housing, following a consultation which showed support...

Six new Welsh Language Centres set for £1.5m funding boost

Six new Welsh Language Centres and Learning Spaces to promote the use of the language across Wales will be created with the support of...

Ban on people smoking in cars carrying children in Wales given...

A ban on people smoking in cars when children under the age of 18 are present will be introduced on October 1, 2015 after...

New service to provide “talking technology” to people with severe speech...

A new all-Wales service to provide high-tech communication equipment for people with severe speech and communication problems will be set up, Deputy Health Minister...

Six-month countdown to revolutionary organ donor law change in Wales

The six-month countdown until the organ donation law in Wales changes begins today. As the clock ticks down to the revolutionary change, which aims to...

New plans to improve and promote modern foreign languages in Welsh...

Education Minister, Huw Lewis has today set out new plans to improve the take up and teaching of modern foreign languages in schools across...

Tower of London Poppies: Welsh host venues wanted

Locations across Wales are being encouraged to bid for the opportunity to host the iconic poppy sculptures which were previously installed at the Tower...

Lymphoedema specialist for children and young people in Wales is first...

Services for children and young people with lymphoedema will be improved as a new dedicated national paediatric specialist post is created in the Welsh...

Wales outperforms England and Northern Ireland in reduced CO2 emission from...

Carl Sargeant, the Minister for Natural Resources has today hailed figures showing Wales as the leading UK nation in recycling emissions saved per person. The...

£6m to help older people live independently in their home

A £6 million investment to help older people in Wales live independently in their own home, has been announced by the Minister for Communities...

European approval for new Wales RDP

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans today welcomed news that the European Commission has formally approved Wales’s new Rural Development Programme (RDP). The...

Animal welfare failures will not be tolerated says Deputy Minister

Anyone failing in their duties to meet the health and welfare needs of their animals will be prosecuted, wherever possible, Deputy Minister for Food...

Urdd Eisteddfod is a unique celebration of our language and culture...

The Urdd Eisteddfod is a unique celebration of our language and culture, First Minister Carwyn Jones said today as he offered his best wishes...

GreenWood Forest Park announce new development to celebrate 22nd Birthday

A new signature attraction at GreenWood Forest Park has received funding support from the Welsh Government under the Tourism Investment Support Scheme (TISS) which...

10,000 Safer Lives Project exceeds target

The 10,000 Safer Lives Project, aiming to improve the multi-agency response to victims of domestic abuse in Wales, has exceeded its target. The latest figures...

£7.6m funding boost for children and young people’s mental health services...

The Welsh Government will invest an extra £7.6m every year in mental health services for children and young people in Wales, Health and Social...

Major step forward on economic prosperity bid

PLANS to boost economic prosperity across the Swansea Bay City Region have taken a major step forward. Swansea Council has now signed a pledge with...

Love your library, cherish your church, partial to your pub? Consultation...

People across Wales are encouraged to have their say on new plans to give communities more power over how local buildings and facilities are...

£6.7m investment in new IT system to integrate NHS and social...

A multi-million pound investment will be made in a new IT system to further integrate health and social care in Wales, Health and Social...

£25m EU backed tidal energy project attracts inward investment to Anglesey

A Swedish energy company is setting up its UK headquarters in North Wales after securing £9.5 million of EU funds to develop a £25...

First Minister holds talks to strengthen long term relationship between the...

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has today held talks with the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Matthew Barzun to strengthen Wales’...

Planning for a better Wales

The Welsh Government’s Planning Bill has been passed by the National Assembly for Wales and, subject to Royal Assent, will soon become law. The Bill...

Minister committed to helping farmers through SAF process

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food Rebecca Evans has reassured farmers that the Welsh Government will do all it can within European Commission (EC)...

Cardiff promoted to CISI Board members as key business location for...

Influential director-level decision makers from globally significant banking and wealth management companies are in Cardiff this week and will hear at first hand what...

£108 million investment in social housing

A significant £108 million investment in Wales’ social housing stock has today been announced by Communities and Tackling Poverty Minister, Lesley Griffiths. The funding will...

Minister announces overseas trade programme to boost ‘best ever’ inward investment...

Following what is expected to be yet another record breaking year for inward investment to Wales, the Economy Minister has announced a programme of...

Toddler talk: New resources to improve children’s language skills

New resources to improve young children’s speech, language and communication skills will be launched today by Communities Minister, Lesley Griffiths. The bilingual resources will ensure...

New Mid Wales train services start

New peak hourly trains between Aberystwyth and Shrewsbury and extra services on the Heart of Wales rail lines, funded by the Welsh Government, start...

£16 million EU-backed fund to get people on the jobs ladder

Finance and Government Business Minister, Jane Hutt, has today (Thursday 14 May) announced a £16 million EU-backed fund to support long-term unemployed and economically...

New plan being developed to tackle growing use of new psychoactive...

A plan to deal with the growing use and availability of new psychoactive substances in Wales is being developed to combat the harms they...

A week left to share your views on replacing Landfill Tax...

Finance and Government Business Minister Jane Hutt has urged people to get involved and share their views on replacing Landfill Tax in Wales ahead...

Ministers announce funding for thousands of young people and businesses through...

Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, Julie James, has outlined how the Welsh Government’s Jobs Growth Wales programme will secure jobs for 2,900 young...

£3m for mental health projects across Wales

Third sector and voluntary organisations will receive £3m from the Welsh Government to run mental health projects across Wales, Health and Social Services Minister...

Welcome news from the EC brings launch of the next RDP...

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans today welcomed news from the EC which allows us to take the next steps in planning...

Consultation launched on agricultural wages

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans today launched a consultation to seek views on agricultural wages in Wales. The Agricultural Wages Order 2012...

New statistics show success of Help to Buy – Wales

Communities Minister, Lesley Griffiths, has welcomed new statistics showing 1,378 homes have been purchased through the successful Help to Buy – Wales scheme. The £170...

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