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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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...

WALES FACING ‘EPIDEMIC OF PRECARIOUS WORK’, GMB REVEALS

Number of zero hour and agency contracted workers has almost doubled in Wales since 2011 to 78,000, new research from GMB union reveals New...

How to spot a scam

Lucy Harmer, Director of Services at Independent Age, the older people’s charity, gives her expert tips on how to spot a scam. The charity...

Older people’s charity warns of danger of scams after 91-year-old woman...

Lucy Harmer, Director of Services at Independent Age, the older people’s charity, gives her expert tips on the best ways to protect yourself against...

Wales helps Alzheimer’s Society hit two million Dementia Friends milestone

One in every 30 people in England, Northern Ireland and Wales now involved in the biggest ever social action movement to change perceptions of...

WELSH EMPLOYEES CAN SAVE UP TO £1,000 A YEAR BY SWITCHING...

Walking and cycling charity Sustrans is launching its third online travel challenge for workplaces    Results from October’s Cymru Travel Challenge reveal that on average, car...

Anger as Welsh Government reveals less than 10% spent of €1bn...

Just 10% of a flagship €1.13bn fund earmarked for rural development in Wales has been spent – despite the funds having been received by...

Key Welsh charities to launch Charitable Fostering Providers Cymru at National...

• Action for Children, Barnardos Cymru and TACT showcase key role of charities in fostering market • Lee Waters AM to open National Assembly event Leading...

Growing Support for a Public Inquiry into Circuit of Wales rejection

There is growing support for a Public Inquiry into the Welsh Government’s decision to reject the Circuit of Wales scheme.   Two days after the Leader...

Step forward in animal welfare after Welsh Government agrees to ban...

The Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs has agreed to a Plaid Cymru request supported by an Assembly Committee to ban non-code...

Consultation on Neath Port Talbot’s Active Travel Routes / Ymgynghoriad ar...

A County Borough wide consultation calling on the public to give views on walking and cycling routes in Neath Port Talbot has begun. Following approval...

Plaid Cymru welcomes report on snares in Wales

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate Change and Rural Affairs for Plaid Cymru Simon Thomas has welcomed an Assembly report on the use of...

Ed Sheeran announces Principality Stadium concert

Following his triumphant Glastonbury Festival headline performance, Ed Sheeran is delighted to announce his nationwide 2018 UK stadium tour is coming to Principality Stadium,...

Wales Students RL Squad for the World Cup next week

Wales Rugby League Students will leave for the World Cup this Thursday with a 26-man squad, that will be reduced to 24 before the...

LOCAL BUSINESS WINS ROAD SAFETY AWARD

THE owner of a Llandovery tea room popular with bikers has been presented with a Welsh Road Safety Award. Ian Marquis, owner of Owl’s Nest...

Up, up and away – thrill of a lifetime for Action...

. Cambrian Flying Club fly youngsters around Swansea Bay thanks to Aviation without Borders • Cross Hands youngster, Aiden has ‘amazing time’ on National Fly...

Anger at rising council administration costs, whilst budgets for roads and...

Questions are being asked of Welsh Local Authorities after it emerged that spending on ‘central administration’ will rise by £11 million this year.   The figures...

Sailing trip helps young people to set a new course

A group of 10 young people from Neath Port Talbot recently hit the high seas, supported by the Council’s Youth Service Families First team,...

WALES PICK-UP HISTORIC ISUZU SHIRT DEAL

The Welsh Rugby Union has signed the biggest shirt partnership deal in its history – Warren Gatland’s Wales will wear the logo of Isuzu...

What entrepreneurs are saying one year after EU referendum result

It’s been exactly one year since the EU referendum result, and entrepreneurs have offered their thoughts on Brexit developments so far. On Thursday 23...

Premier League week 6 results and table

BRIDGEND BLUE BULLS 52 CARDIFF BLUE DRAGONS 30 TORFAEN TIGERS 46 RHONDDA OUTLAWS 26 (plus a reserve game friendly score – Torfaen Tigers Development 44...

NSPCC comment on sentencing of Swansea man who plotted with Canadian...

An NSPCC Wales spokesman said: “Although the child Dennis was arranging to meet was not real, the danger he poses to young children clearly...