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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Childline app helps teenagers say ‘no’ to sexting

An anti-sexting app from Childline is using humour to help teenagers deal with unwanted requests for sexual images of themselves. The Zipit app has been...

STUDY REVEALS BRITISH TOURISTS PREFER HOLIDAYS IN THE UK TO TRIPS...

STUDY REVEALS BRITISH TOURISTS PREFER HOLIDAYS IN THE UK TO TRIPS ABROAD British tourists prefer spending their holidays in the UK rather than abroad, according...

ELUNED MORGAN SUPPORTS REMEMBRANCE IN SECOND ANNUAL POPPY RIDE

luned Morgan AM has raced against the clock to mark the start of the Remembrance period in Wales as Royal British Legion members and...

Cardiff catalysis pioneer honoured by China’s oldest university/Gwyddonydd o Gaerdydd yn...

Catalysis pioneer honoured by China’s oldest university A leading Welsh scientist whose work has helped cut the use of mercury in China’s chemical industries has been...

Celebrating the achievement of those in care | Dathlu llwyddiant y...

Celebrating the achievement of those in care LOOKED after children in Carmarthenshire and their carers have been celebrated respectively for their educational achievements and hard...

Llanelli success at Skills Olympics

TEAM UK STRIKES GOLD IN THE DESERT You Beauty - Skilled Elite ‘Does Nation Proud’ The UK ‘struck gold’ in the desert at...

TORIES REFUSE TO PAUSE UNIVERSAL CREDIT

TORIES REFUSE TO PAUSE UNIVERSAL CREDIT MISERY AND HARDSHIP – LABOUR AM Eluned Morgan AM has strongly condemned local MPs Simon Hart and Stephen...

Parents urged to get their children vaccinated/Annog rhieni i sicrhau bod...

Routine influenza vaccine programme now includes all eight year olds for the first time Children aged two to eight can be protected against flu with...

The true depth of Wales’ pothole problem revealed

- THE TRUE DEPTH OF WALES’ POTHOLE PROBLEM REVEALED - - Scroll to the murky depths of Wales’ combined 20,3781 potholes reported in 2016 using interactive...

Wales Innovates: New Arloesiadur Innovation Directory

New Arloesiadur platform reveals insights into Wales' innovative industry, research and tech networks to provide policymakers in Wales with actionable insights Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - Arloesiadur...

GMB WELCOMES STRONGER REGULATION FOR UBER IN WALES

THIS IS THE DARK SIDE OF THE SO CALLED 'GIG-ECONOMY', WHERE BOSSES CAN CAST ASIDE DRIVERS FOR FAILING TO BE SLAVES TO THEIR APPLIANCES GMB,...

NSPCC comment on criticism of children’s services run by Powys County...

An NSPCC Wales spokesman said: “This report paints a disturbing picture of safeguarding failures at the council and it is extremely worrying to see...

VisitBritain and BBC StoryWorks to launch commercial films in North America

ravellers in North America will be inspired to visit and explore regional Britain with the release of four short commercial films by VisitBritain and...

Under-18s To Be Banned By Law From Social Media

alls to ban under 18s from using social media without prior mental health training? Child health care specialists have called for a ban on anyone...

CHILDLINE COUNSELS RISING NUMBER OF CHILDREN FROM WALES ABOUT SUICIDE

· Childline 2016-17 Annual Review “Not Alone Anymore” released · ...

‘PHISH & CHIPS’ VAN COMING TO CARDIFF – SANTANDER’S UNIQUE FOOD...

* SANTANDER RESEARCH REVEALS 74 PER CENT OF BRITONS HAVE BEEN TARGETED BY SCAMMERS WITH PHISHING EMAILS, SMISHING TEXTS AND VISHING CALLS.1 * AN ESTIMATED 600 MILLION...

New NSPCC campaign supports parents to ‘Take 5’ and react calmly

Support and advice for parents and carers on staying calm when looking after young children is the focus of a new NSPCC Cymru/ Wales...

LORDS TO QUESTION NATIONAL FARMERS UNION ON HOW THE GOVERNMENT CAN...

THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL COMMUNITIES ACT 2006 WILL CONTINUE TAKING EVIDENCE FOR ITS INQUIRY ON TUESDAY 17 OCTOBER. THE COMMITTEE WILL...

‘Mis Cenedlaethol Diogelwch Teiars / National Tyre Safety Month

Ar y llwybr llithrig? Teiars saff?   Peidiwch â rhoi eich hun ar y llwybr llithrig. Dyna neges Uned Diogelwch Ffyrdd Cyngor Sir Caerfyrddin, sy'n targedu...

Body image issues affecting girls across the country

·         Last year eight times as many girls than boys across the UK received Childline counselling for worries about how they look ·         Childline told...

GMB WALES RESPONDS TO WELSH BUDGET

RESPONDING TO TODAY'S WELSH BUDGET, GMB WALES WAS PLEASED TO SEE INVESTMENT IN VITAL PUBLIC SERVICES FROM THE WELSH GOVERNMENT. However the union wants to...

Solidarity with Catalonia urged

Plaid Cymru Assembly Members have tabled a statement in the National Assembly sending solidarity with people of Catalonia as they prepare to vote in...

9 in 10 people in Pembrokeshire & Carmarthenshire believe loneliness in...

• 9 in 10 people in Pembrokeshire & Carmarthenshire believe loneliness in older age is now ‘more likely than ever’ • Two-thirds of people in...

GMB DEMANDS URGENT MEETING WITH CABINET SECRETARY AFTER ‘DEVASTATING’ FORD BRIDGEND...

THE NEWS WE MOST FEARED BEEN ANNOUNCED WHICH RESULT COULD SEE MORE THAN 1,100 JOBS LOST IN BRIDGEND FORD ALONE GMB, the union for motor...

NSPCC statement after paedophile David Hart goes on the run after...

An NSPCC Cymru/Wales spokesman said:   “Hart committed sickening and gravely serious offences against his victim – many of which were inflicted on her when she...

NSPCC Wales and Swansea University combine to tackle online grooming

Anti-grooming materials that aim to help prevent children and young people from being targeted by paedophiles online are being launched at Swansea University today...

Welsh food and drink take centre stage at world’s largest food...

Welsh food and drink producers will travel to Cologne in Germany next month to attend one of the world’s largest and leading food and...

Former University of Bangor lecturer encourages others to help keep children...

A former headmaster and University of Bangor lecturer has returned to the classroom to teach children about how to stay safe from abuse. Meic Griffith,...

WE’RE HERE TO SUPPORT PEOPLE AFFECTED BY ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA

This month we mark World Alzheimer’s Day. Did your readers know there are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise...

More than 300 domestic abuse referrals made by NSPCC in Wales...

·         Nearly 5,000 contacts to the Helpline across UK about domestic abuse in 2016/17 ·         85% were serious enough to be referred to police or...

Association of Directors of Education in Wales (ADEW)

The Association of Directors of Education in Wales (ADEW) has recently elected new lead officers in Aled Evans (Chair, Director of Education Lifelong Learning,...

Sustrans Cymru’s reaction to Prosperity for All, Welsh Government’s new national...

* Effort to tackle root causes of Wales' problem welcome, but must be matched with funding warns walking and cycling charity. Welcoming the publication of Prosperity...

Network Rail is on the hunt for new apprentices in Wales...

Network Rail is looking for 11 new apprentices for its award-winning engineering apprenticeship scheme to start in March next year. The scheme is open to applications...

BookTrust: Welsh Parents too hooked on screen time to read with...

WELSH PARENTS TOO HOOKED ON SCREEN TIME TO READ WITH KIDS _Alex Jones School children reading books _ __ Welsh parents admit to scrolling...

OPS NOTE: Anti-online grooming materials launched by NSPCC and Swansea University

NSPCC Cymru / Wales and Swansea University will launch material for child protection professionals to help them recognise and combat the grooming of young...

NSPCC comment on sentencing of Gordon Fleming

Speaking after former primary school teacher Gordon Fleming was jailed for 10 years for 35 child sex offences in the 1970s and 1980s, an...

City IT consultant finds digital connectivity in rural Wales

A former IT specialist, who swapped life in the City of London for rural Carmarthenshire, says his decision is paying off as superfast broadband...

Ail-gysylltu â’r Gymraeg / Get back in touch with your Welsh

Ail-gysylltu â’r Gymraeg   Wrth i’r plant ddychwelyd i’r ysgol mae oedolion yn cael y cyfle i ddychwelyd i ddysgu hefyd.   Mae dosbarthiadau Cymraeg dydd a nos...

Beware of Bogus PayPal emails – Reminder: Your account will be...

Watch out there are bogus PayPal emails are bring sent out. DON'T click on the links or enter any information. This is what is know...

Award winning artisan products on show at Speciality and Fine Food...

Twenty two Welsh speciality food and drink producers will be exhibiting under the Food and Drink Wales banner at the forthcoming Speciality and Fine Food Fair...

Soft skills are as valuable as good grades, according to Prince’s...

* Prince’s Trust survey of young people, teachers and workers reveals attitudes to soft skills in Wales * 47% of young people in Wales don’t feel...

NSPCC comment on Ian Watkins IPCC SWP findings

An NSPCC Wales / Cymru spokesman said: “This report’s damning conclusions should be a wake-up call for all those involved. That a simple unchecked mobile...

Wales strikes gold in the Great Taste Awards

Welsh food and drink producers strike gold in this year’s Great Taste Gold Awards proving that food and drink from Wales has a deserved reputation for...

Reports of neglect to NSPCC Helpline in Wales reach record numbers

·        800 referrals to police and social services in Wales in 2016/17 ·        80% rise in referrals in Wales over five years ·        Nearly 100 contacts...

Heads together on future mental health services / Meddwl ar y...

Local residents have been sharing their views and ideas about the future of adult mental health services across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. As part of...

Labour Government dragging its feet over air pollution

The Labour Government is dragging its feet over improving the air we breathe, that is the claim by Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate...

Byte Night means I can make a difference

As an IT professional working for Atradius in Cardiff Bay, Kathy Buckley is all too familiar with high levels of pressure in her role...

Record June for number of overseas visits to the UK

Official statistics out today show a record June for the number of overseas visits to the UK.  There were a record 3.5 million visits to...

Welsh food and drink trade visit targets American opportunities

Welsh food and drink trade visit targets American opportunities Welsh food and drink producers will be turning their sights to the important export market of...

Northumbria University offers support to Welsh students going through Clearing

NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY, NEWCASTLE, IS INVITING STUDENTS IN WALES RECEIVING THEIR A LEVEL RESULTS TODAY (THURSDAY 17 AUGUST) TO CALL ITS CLEARING HOTLINE AS IT OFFERS SUPPORT...
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