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Iconic National Cycle Network to undergo major makeover in Wales

ICONIC NATIONAL CYCLE NETWORK TO UNDERGO MAJOR MAKEOVER IN WALES   The National Cycle Network (NCN) will undergo a major review of its walking and cycling...

NSPCC praises ‘turning point’ in provision of healthy relationships education

NSPCC Cymru / Wales has described the Welsh Government’s decision to overhaul sex education in schools as a ‘turning point’ for the national curriculum...

GMB WELCOMES UK GOVERNMENT’S £13 BILLION PLEDGE TO BUILD WELSH NUCLEAR...

GMB welcomes this positive step forward by the Government to facilitate a much needed new nuclear reactor in Wales says GMB GMB, the energy union,...

Challenging tenants lead to mass exodus from Welsh rental market

Challenging tenants lead to mass exodus from Welsh rental market One in three landlords in Wales are considering selling their rental properties due to...

5 WALKS YOU CAN DO FOR A DAY OUT IN WALES:...

Outdoor specialists Millets have teamed up with OS GetOutside Champion Tracy Purnell to put together their top 5 walks you can do for...

New report: Using gas grid to store excess electricity could boost...

NEW REPORT: USING GAS GRID TO STORE EXCESS ELECTRICITY COULD BOOST UK RENEWABLES   INSTITUTION CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT SUPPORT TO CHANGE PIPES AND MATERIALS TO ALLOW...

Welsh Consider Childhood Home to be Their ‘Real Home’

WELSH CONSIDER CHILDHOOD HOME TO BE THEIR ‘REAL’ HOME  Home is where the heart is, but for many of us, it’s the house we grew...

Welsh Government pushes the pace on walking and cycling

Welsh Government pushes the pace on walking and cycling  First Minister meets cyclists to discuss £60m investment in Active Travel  First Minister Carwyn Jones will...

Children under 13 being targeted by adults they don’t know on...

New NSPCC and O2 research has revealed that one in four young people have been contacted over social media by an adult they don’t...

STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF GMB, UNISON, USDAW & CWU

STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF GMB, UNISON, USDAW & CWU   On Sunday 22nd April the Welsh Labour Party Conference in Llandudno, agreed to undertake a "Party...

6,000 GROOMING CRIMES OVER FIVE YEARS: MATT HANCOCK MUST ACT TO...

Total grooming crimes have reached 6,341 since 2013/14 with more than 400 in Wales Home Office stats include new crime Sexual Communication with...

GMB PRAISE UNI BOSSES FOR AGREEING GET ROUND THE TABLE OVER...

GMB PRAISE UNI BOSSES FOR AGREEING GET ROUND THE TABLE OVER UNION SHUT OUT PLAN GMB is glad the university has seen sense as creating...

SAMARITANS CYMRU WELCOME ASSEMBLY RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH OF YOUNG...

A new report released by an Assembly Committee on support for Children and Young People’s mental health today, has been welcomed by Samaritans Cymru...

Institution of Mechanical Engineers responds to UK Transport secretary’s

DR JENIFER BAXTER, HEAD OF ENGINEERING AT THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, SAID ABOUT UK TRANSPORT SECRETARY CHRIS GRAYLING’S COMMENTS THAT THE DECISION TO...

West Wales good causes groups receive over £150,000 in funding

WEST WALES GOOD CAUSES GROUPS CELEBRATE RECEIVING OVER £150,000 IN FUNDING. SEVEN good causes groups are celebrating £154,329  in funding between them. Using money raised by...

RENTAL PRICES IN WALES DECREASE MORE THAN ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE...

THE HOMELET Rental Index has revealed rental prices across the UK have shown a modest rise in the first quarter of 2018. The data for...

Energy UK launches Commission for Customers in Vulnerable Circumstances

* LORD WHITTY, INDEPENDENT CHAIR OF THE COMMISSION, ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF FIVE COMMISSIONERS * CALL FOR EVIDENCE PUBLISHED TODAY TO GATHER VIEWS FROM AS BROAD...

FACEBOOK TOPS LIST OF SITES USED BY ONLINE GROOMERS:

Facebook and Facebook-owned apps used in 52% of grooming cases where method disclosed by police Victims as young as two targeted by online...

GMB ACCUSES USW OF CUTTING UNIONS OUT OF NEWLY FORMED PRIVATE...

WE WEREN’T BORN YESTERDAY; WE CAN SEE THAT THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO CUT BACK ON THE HARD WON RIGHTS OF UNIVERSITY STAFF SAYS...

Charities across Wales to benefit from share of £40,000 funding from...

Charities across Wales to benefit from share of £40,000 funding from  Hanfod Cymru   Charities across Wales have secured funding in the latest round of small...

Thousands of young people seek help after being sexually abused by...

More than 3,000 Childline counselling sessions for peer sexual abuse A confused landscape with young people struggling to understand what has happened to...

UK students battle it out in national final of Bar Mock...

Wilmslow High School in Cheshire has been named as the winner of the 27th annual Bar Mock Trials National Competition, after their performance in...

‘State of the Nation’ report reveals Wales’ biggest worries

Six in ten people acrossWales believe their standard of living is worse than that of their parents’ generation according to Rotary International in Great...

WALES GOODS EXPORTS UP BY 12.3% IN 2017

WALES GOODS EXPORTS UP BY 12.3% IN 2017   Exports of goods have risen 12.3% to £16.4billion in Wales during 2017 compared to the previous 12...

WALES HIRING CONFIDENCE WILTS

MANPOWERGROUP EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK SURVEY REVEALS DROP IN HIRING CONFIDENCE FOLLOWING SIX MONTHS OF GROWTH  Outlook of +4% for the region Public sector demand bucks...

NSPCC reports major rise in contacts about parents drinking excessively or...

30% increase in one year in people contacting the NSPCC Helpline with child safety worries due to parental substance misuse 2016/17 saw cases...

WELSH MINERS HONOURED IN NATIONAL WW1 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH

  WELSH MINERS HONOURED IN NATIONAL WW1 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH   GHOSTLY FIGURES OF WORLD WAR ONE SOLDIERS OR ‘TOMMIES’ POP-UP AT BIG PIT NATIONAL COAL MUSEUM   THE...

Nine child sex offences recorded on average in Wales every day

Recorded child sex offences across the UK at all-time high with 64,667 More than 3,000 child sex offences recorded in Wales last year;...

Letter to the Editor – NSPCC Wales head calls for more...

Dear Editor, A new anti-grooming law, which came into force after an NSPCC campaign, has led to more than 1,300 crimes being recorded in England...

Save The Children proposes ways to tackle concerns about aid sector

Save The Children proposes ways to tackle concerns about aid sector Monday, February 12: Save The Children has put forward measures to improve standards of...

NSPCC comment on Welsh Government announcement about home educating families

Commenting on the Welsh Government’s announcement about home educating families, an NSPCC Cymru / Wales spokesman said: “We have long called for a compulsory register...

Retailers encouraged to celebrate St David’s Day

Ahead of St David's Day (1 March) food retailers across the UK are being encouraged to capitalise on the growing interest in Welsh food...

Martin’s new job, UK’s first on Work and Health

MARTIN’S NEW JOB, UK'S FIRST ON WORK AND HEALTH   Martin Read from Llandeilo in Wales is the first person in the UK to start work...

Almost half of young people in Wales fear that there will...

Almost half of young people in Wales fear that there will be fewer job opportunities in the next three years   Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth...

Welsh Contenders Announced for BBC COUNTRYFILE MAGAZINE AWARDS 2018

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED FOR BBC COUNTRYFILE MAGAZINE AWARDS 2018   VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE WELSH LANDMARKS IN THE 2018 COUNTRYFILE AWARDS   BBC COUNTRYFILE MAGAZINE has announced a shortlist...

Festive fundraising raises £10k for children’s charity

Festive fundraising raises £10k for children’s charity   A Christmas Carol Concert and Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland helped raise more than £10,000 for NSPCC Cymru / Wales...

Powys social care warning

NEW HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE BLUEPRINT WILL FAIL WITHOUT PROPER FUNDING   A new blueprint to improve social care for vulnerable people in Pembrokeshire will fail...

Step closer to a cure for Parkinson’s in Wales

STEP CLOSER TO A CURE FOR PARKINSON’S IN WALES People in Wales are being asked to unite with thousands of others across the UK and...

National NSPCC campaign to protect young children from sexual abuse launches...

National NSPCC campaign to protect young children from sexual abuse launches with new game and TV ad   Return of Pantosaurus the dinosaur to help...

NSPCC comment on Welsh Government consultation to remove the defence of...

NSPCC comment on Welsh Government consultation to remove the defence of ‘reasonable punishment’   Following the Welsh Government’s announcement that it will launch a consultation on...

Make a change in 2018! A new TV series offers an...

Make a change in 2018! A new TV series offers an opportunity to stick to the New Year's resolution Everyone tends to enjoy a treat...

News release from Aviva: Batten down the hatches ahead of Storm...

BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES AHEAD OF STORM ELEANOR STORM CONDITIONS FORECAST FOR MUCH OF THE UK - PROTECT YOUR HOME AND BUSINESS NOW With weather warnings...

North Wales Childline volunteer invited to Buckingham Palace after counselling more...

North Wales Childline volunteer invited to Buckingham Palace after counselling more than 1,600 children A Childline volunteer from North Wales enjoyed an evening at Buckingham...

DRASTIC ACTION NEEDED TO STOP MORE NURSING HOME CLOSURES

A social care boss has warned that 2018 will be a bleak one for nursing homes with more closures expected across Pembrokeshire at a...

Children’s Minister gains insight into work of NSPCC in Wales

Children’s Minister gains insight into work of NSPCC in Wales Minister for Children and Social Care Huw Irranca-Davies visited the NSPCC’s Cardiff service centre on...

Childline prepared to help hundreds of young people over festive period

Childline prepared to help hundreds of young people over festive period Nearly 2,500 counselling sessions by Childline last Christmas and New Year Young people...

ELUNED MORGAN NAMED ASSEMBLY MEMBER OF THE YEAR

ELUNED MORGAN NAMED ASSEMBLY MEMBER OF THE YEAR Eluned Morgan, Assembly Member for Mid and West Wales, has been named Assembly Member of the Year...

Puppy Farms – Lucy’s laW

Blue Scarlet on...Lucy's Law I am absolutely incandescent with rage after seeing some disgusting posts on Gumtree raffling puppies. These absolute pathetic excuses for humans...

Watch out for online fraud this Christmas

Watch out for online fraud this Christmas Residents of Carmarthenshire are being warned not to put themselves at risk of online fraud this Christmas. New research...

PLAID AMS CALL FOR INCREASED PROTECTION FOR HOME SCHOOLED CHILDREN

PLAID AMS CALL FOR INCREASED PROTECTION FOR HOME SCHOOLED CHILDREN   Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet member for Education Llyr Gruffydd and Mid and West Assembly Member...
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