Search
Thursday 2 July 2015
  • :
  • :
Wales replaces the axed UK Independent Living Fund

Wales replaces the axed UK Independent Living Fund

A new £20m fund to support more than 1,600 disabled people in Wales with their care needs comes into operation today, following the...

Transport Minister outlines Metro Phase Two plans

Transport Minister outlines Metro Phase Two plans

Work on delivery of the next phase of a modern, high-quality public transport Metro system for south east Wales could begin as early as...

Minister accepts ‘Successful Futures’ recommendations in full

Minister accepts ‘Successful Futures’ recommendations in full

Education Minister, Huw Lewis has announced the Welsh Government will accept all 68 recommendations in “Successful Futures”, Professor...

Minister unveils details of £7.6m for young people’s mental health services

Minister unveils details of £7.6m for young people’s mental health services

An extra £7.6m will be invested every year in child and adolescent mental health services in Wales to ensure young people receive the...

Minister unveils details of £7.6m for young people’s mental health services

Minister announces plans for a smooth transition to Welsh taxes

The Finance and Government Business Minister Jane Hutt has today announced that the new Welsh Revenue Authority will be working with HMRC...

Welsh Assembly Government Logo

Advisors appointed to develop plans £200m North East Wales road improvements

Technical advisors have been appointed to develop options for the £200m Welsh Government road improvements in North East Wales that will...

National Resources Minister Carl Sergeant

£22m of funding for Environment and Sustainable Development organisations in Wales

The Minister for Natural Resources, Carl Sargeant, has today announced the organisations who will share £21.875m of Welsh Government core...

Welsh Assembly Government Logo

Welsh companies on Welsh Government trade mission to Medica 2014 have won contracts worth £1.4m

Life Sciences companies in Wales that participated in the Welsh Government’s trade mission to Medica last year have already won...

Dyfed Powys Police is searching for Darren Carl Griffiths from Newtown, Powys.

Missing person appeal – Darren Carl Griffiths

Dyfed Powys Police is searching for Darren Carl Griffiths from Newtown, Powys. The 54-year-old was last seen in the area on Wednesday, June...

Caption 
Members of Fishguard and Goodwick hockey club, which has gained the insport Ribbon award.

Award for Pembrokeshire hockey club

Fishguard and Goodwick has become the first hockey club in Pembrokeshire to gain the insport Ribbon Award for their commitment to inclusive...

New housing service launched online

New housing service launched online in Pembrokeshire

A new online service has been launched allowing tenants of Pembrokeshire County Council properties to check their housing rent balance. The...

Pictured at Hobbs Point, Pembroke Dock, are John Henton (left) of Raven Trading; Tim Ramsey and fellow youth worker Jade Thomas and Year Six pupils from Pembroke Dock Community School.

Pupils hooked on fishing

Year Six pupils from primary schools in Pembroke Dock and Monkton have been trying their hand at sea fishing in an initiative led by youth...

LLANELLI RESIDENTS TAKE UP RECYCLING CHALLENGE

LLANELLI RESIDENTS TAKE UP RECYCLING CHALLENGE

Residents in Llanelli have taken up the challenge to recycle at least one more item from around the home. Recycling officers were in the St...

TOURISM GROUP CELEBRATE COMING OF AGE

TOURISM GROUP CELEBRATE COMING OF AGE

A little known but hard working group of small businesses is celebrating its 21st anniversary. The Carmarthenshire Farm and County...

THREE PEOPLE FINED FOR DROPPING CIGARETTE ENDS

THREE PEOPLE FINED FOR DROPPING CIGARETTE ENDS

Three people have been fined £75 for dropping cigarette ends. Council environmental enforcement officers issued the fixed penalty notices...

Major investment in world class facilities puts Dragon ahead of the game

Major investment in world class facilities puts Dragon ahead of the game

An investment to create a world leading film post-production, restoration and digitisation facility in South Wales is under way with Welsh...

A £10m investment to improve NHS services for major health conditions such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke has been announced by Deputy Health Minister Vaughan Gething.

£10m to improve NHS care for major health conditions

A £10m investment to improve NHS services for major health conditions such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke has been...

Superfast Cymru is connecting Cardigan Castle with the world and enhancing the visitor experience, First Minister Carwyn Jones has said.

Superfast Cymru connecting 900-year old Cardigan Castle with the high-tech world

Superfast Cymru is connecting Cardigan Castle with the world and enhancing the visitor experience, First Minister Carwyn Jones has said....

neath-port-talbot-logo

Positive Start for Western Bay Adoption Service

Joint working across three local authority areas is starting to pay dividends for a new adoption service. Early figures indicate that the...

neath-port-talbot-logo

Chance of a Lifetime for budding young directors

Pontardawe Arts centre is offering one budding theatre director the chance of a lifetime. Thanks to funding from the Arts Council of Wales,...

Morriston Comprehensive

Morriston Comprehensive helps team win top construction award

SWANSEA CITY’S £22m Morriston Comprehensive School rebuild has won its first major award and it’s not even been officially...

More council IT upgrades this week

Trial scheme to protect foreshore from windblown sand

A PILOT scheme to help reduce the amount of sand blown onto Swansea’s foreshore will soon be introduced. The scheme, part-funded by...

Ricky Donnell Ross (born January 26, 1960), known as "Freeway" Rick Ross, is an American author and convicted drug trafficker best known for the drug empire he established in Los Angeles, California, in the early to mid 1980s

Stay Freeway

I sometimes wonder why people look for role models, human beings are flawed by design so I think it’s sometimes dangerous to look to...

neath-port-talbot-logo

Work to encourage grazing not blazing on Rhos Common

Crynant’s Rhos Common has retaken its place as prime grazing land following work which will provide a host of environmental benefits to...

IT’S A HAT-RICK FOR PEMBREY COUNTRY PARK!

IT’S A HAT-RICK FOR PEMBREY COUNTRY PARK!

Pembrey Country Park is celebrating winning three top awards in as many months. The latest leisure and tourism award was announced in a...

GET ON BOARD WITH BWCABUS

GET ON BOARD WITH BWCABUS

Catch the Bus Week – a national celebration aimed at raising awareness of the benefits of taking the bus and Bwcabus is getting...

BE WARY OF ‘COLD CALL’ BOILER AND ENERGY SCAM

BE WARY OF ‘COLD CALL’ BOILER AND ENERGY SCAM

Carmarthenshire residents are being advised to be on their guard following a spate of high pressure sales calls from companies demanding...

SHOPPERS JOIN IN RECYCLE WEEK

SHOPPERS JOIN IN RECYCLE WEEK

Recycling officers have been spreading the recycling message to shoppers in Carmarthen. They were in the town centre during Recycle Week to...

MAN FINED FOR DUMPING BLUE BAGS AT RECYCLING SITE

MAN FINED FOR DUMPING BLUE BAGS AT RECYCLING SITE

A man has been fined after he dumped a load of blue bags at one of the council’s recycling sites. Council environmental enforcement...

RUGBY WORLD CUP VISITS LAUGHARNE

RUGBY WORLD CUP VISITS LAUGHARNE

It was a case of rugby world cup fever when over 100 children greeted rugby’s greatest prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, to The Dylan Thomas...