Share your views on shaping the future of the Mid and South West Wales economies

ECONOMY Minister Ken Skates is encouraging everyone in Mid and South West Wales to have their say on how the economies of both regions should look in the future. The Welsh Government, supported by the Co-production Network for Wales, is working with partners in Mid and South West Wales to Continue Reading

Outdoor events to be trialled in Wales in latest easing of lockdown restrictions

A limited number of small scale outdoor performances and sporting events are set to be trialled in Wales in an effort to begin a phased approach to the safe reopening of the events industry, as part of further changes to coronavirus regulations announced today by First Minister Mark Drakeford. Indoor Continue Reading

Neil Hamilton calls for support for wool insulation petition

NEIL Hamilton, MS for Mid & West Wales, and Leader of UKIP Wales is supporting calls to use sheep wool for home insulation schemes. Mr Hamilton, a member of the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs committee, is backing NFU Cymru, who support a national petition aimed at delivering a Continue Reading

Kick-start for new Welsh schemes to heat homes and businesses using city centre heat networks

Lesley Griffiths, Welsh Government Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, has approved funding of £8.6m for the Cardiff Heat Network, the first large-scale city heat network of its kind in Wales. The zero-interest loan will provide more than half of the funds needed for Cardiff City Council to develop Continue Reading

Minister for Education guarantees that a learner’s final A Level grade cannot be lower than their AS grade

THE Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams MS has guaranteed that a learner’s final A Level grade cannot be lower than their AS grade. The Minister said: “I am confident that the system overseen by Qualifications Wales (QW) and WJEC, in response to the current emergency, is fair for students and Continue Reading

Learner transport review extended to consider free travel limits for pupils

A Welsh Government review of learner transport has been extended to consider the distances when children aged 4-16 become eligible to receive free travel to school. The review initially focused on Post 16 Learner Travel, but its scope has now been extended in light of the issues raised over past Continue Reading

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