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Denbighshire Free Press
Education role for AM Millarappointed to this new role. A good education is vital for our young people, but
Education role for AM Millar
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 34 minutes ago
appointed to this new role. A good education is vital for our young people, but unfortunately for too long under the Labour Welsh Government the education system in Wales has been falling behind England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. We can’t allow... Read more
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walesonline
Governments in Wales and London in emergency mode as UK reels from BrexitThe Welsh Government will hold an “urgent” Cabinet meeting and the Welsh Secret
Governments in Wales and London in emergency mode as UK reels from Brexit
walesonline / Posted 2 hours ago
The Welsh Government will hold an “urgent” Cabinet meeting and the Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns is talking to businesses and organisations that depend on EU funding. This morning, George Osborne made his first statement since the outcome of the vote,... Read more
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walesonline
Ministers scramble to protect Welsh economy from post-Brexit chaosare in emergency mode today as the UK reels at the consequences of last week’s
Ministers scramble to protect Welsh economy from post-Brexit chaos
walesonline / Posted 5 hours ago
are in emergency mode today as the UK reels at the consequences of last week’s vote to leave the European Union. The Welsh Government will hold an “urgent” cabinet meeting and the Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns is talking to businesses and... Read more
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walesonline
Ukip leader Nathan Gill will carry on as an MEP AND as an AMmore following the fall in the pound.” Earlier this month, after Mr Gill criti
Ukip leader Nathan Gill will carry on as an MEP AND as an AM
walesonline / Posted yesterday
more following the fall in the pound.” Earlier this month, after Mr Gill criticised Mr Hamilton for offering to back the Welsh Government’s preferred route for an M4 relief road at Newport in defiance of Ukip policy, Mr Hamilton made a... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
First Minister Carwyn Jones 'deeply disappointed'decision has been taken and we must accept that. "No matter how you voted yest
First Minister Carwyn Jones 'deeply disappointed'
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted yesterday
decision has been taken and we must accept that. "No matter how you voted yesterday, no matter how you voted in May, this Welsh Government will fight for your interests," Mr Jones added. "Now is the time for Wales to unite and to think clearly... Read more
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walesonline
The story of the soldiers who survived Mametz Wood in their own wordssoldiers went over the top. The public is invited to the vigil, procession and
The story of the soldiers who survived Mametz Wood in their own words
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
soldiers went over the top. The public is invited to the vigil, procession and service, which are being organised by the Welsh Government and Cardiff council. Members of the army, Royal Navy, RAF and Royal British Legion have been invited. The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What the Brexit vote means for Scotland, Wales and Northern Irelandthere is an “overwhelming case” for a “major and immediate revision” of the for
What the Brexit vote means for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
there is an “overwhelming case” for a “major and immediate revision” of the formula used to allocate Treasury cash to the Welsh Government. Banging the drum for change, he said: “The relationship between devolved administrations and the UK... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Pictures: Shropshire zebra birth highlights debate on circus ban « Shropshire Starbrought from other countries, they have been born here.” Last year, more than
Pictures: Shropshire zebra birth highlights debate on circus ban « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 days ago
brought from other countries, they have been born here.” Last year, more than 7,500 people signed a petition urging the Welsh Government to ban the use of wild animals in circuses and Hollywood star and musician Rhys Ifans said this “form of... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff should push ahead with a Commonwealth Games bidthere is an “overwhelming case” for a “major and immediate revision” of the for
Cardiff should push ahead with a Commonwealth Games bid
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
there is an “overwhelming case” for a “major and immediate revision” of the formula used to allocate Treasury cash to the Welsh Government.'Robust action needed' She said: “Wales, its economy and its communities will soon be at the full mercy of... Read more
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walesonline
Museum staff accept improved offer following long-standing disputevoted to accept the offer, on an 81% turnout. Read More "Standing together"
Museum staff accept improved offer following long-standing dispute
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
voted to accept the offer, on an 81% turnout. Read More "Standing together" Following the recent Assembly election, the Welsh Government made additional funding available, enabling management to improve their offer. The deal now accepted... Read more
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walesonline
Will Brexit mean the EU cash tap is turned off in Wales?the support could be devastating – especially if Britain sinks into economic tu
Will Brexit mean the EU cash tap is turned off in Wales?
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
the support could be devastating – especially if Britain sinks into economic turmoil. Why is EU funding so important? The Welsh Government says the EU has received £4bn through EU structural funds since 2000. The funding is intended to help the... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
EU referendum: First Minister Carwyn Jones 'deeply disappointed'decision has been taken and we must accept that. "No matter how you voted yest
EU referendum: First Minister Carwyn Jones 'deeply disappointed'
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
decision has been taken and we must accept that. "No matter how you voted yesterday, no matter how you voted in May, this Welsh Government will fight for your interests," Mr Jones added. "Now is the time for Wales to unite and to think clearly... Read more
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Powys County Times
Sex crime rate against children shames Powyscrimes against children and how to investigate and record such crimes effective
Sex crime rate against children shames Powys
Powys County Times / Posted 2 days ago
crimes against children and how to investigate and record such crimes effectively. The charity has also called on the new Welsh government to introduce a comprehensive online safety action plan, supported by a digital advisory group, to ensure... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
EU referendum: First Minister Carwyn Jones 'deeply disappointed'decision has been taken and we must accept that. "No matter how you voted yest
EU referendum: First Minister Carwyn Jones 'deeply disappointed'
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 2 days ago
decision has been taken and we must accept that. "No matter how you voted yesterday, no matter how you voted in May, this Welsh Government will fight for your interests," Mr Jones added. "Now is the time for Wales to unite and to think clearly... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
EU referendum: First Minister Carwyn Jones 'deeply disappointed'decision has been taken and we must accept that. "No matter how you voted yest
EU referendum: First Minister Carwyn Jones 'deeply disappointed'
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 2 days ago
decision has been taken and we must accept that. "No matter how you voted yesterday, no matter how you voted in May, this Welsh Government will fight for your interests," Mr Jones added. "Now is the time for Wales to unite and to think clearly... Read more
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Powys County Times
Cabinet gets final say on Powys' school closuresWales is especially sparsely populated. It would be sound and sensible to wait
Cabinet gets final say on Powys' school closures
Powys County Times / Posted 2 days ago
Wales is especially sparsely populated. It would be sound and sensible to wait to see what emerges from the new Welsh Government.” Despite this, several councillors expressed an urgency to not delay the process any further. “It will be... Read more
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walesonline
Wales has acted against its own interests by voting Leavethis diminishment of his authority as a national leader, it is now Carwyn Jones
Wales has acted against its own interests by voting Leave
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
this diminishment of his authority as a national leader, it is now Carwyn Jones’ responsibility as leader of the Welsh Government to seek the best deal he can for Wales. The Leave camp promised in the latter stages of the campaign that... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Free entry to Cadw sites as Wales makes history at the EurosThe Welsh Government is opening the doors, free of charge, to all of its direct
Free entry to Cadw sites as Wales makes history at the Euros
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 3 days ago
The Welsh Government is opening the doors, free of charge, to all of its directly-managed Cadw sites on Sunday 26 June to mark Wales’ historic achievement at reaching the Final 16 in the European 2016 Football Championship. Following Monday night’s... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Free entry to Cadw sites as Wales makes history at the EurosThe Welsh Government is opening the doors, free of charge, to all of its direct
Free entry to Cadw sites as Wales makes history at the Euros
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
The Welsh Government is opening the doors, free of charge, to all of its directly-managed Cadw sites on Sunday 26 June to mark Wales’ historic achievement at reaching the Final 16 in the European 2016 Football Championship. Following Monday night’s... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Free entry to Cadw sites as Wales makes history at the EurosThe Welsh Government is opening the doors, free of charge, to all of its direct
Free entry to Cadw sites as Wales makes history at the Euros
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
The Welsh Government is opening the doors, free of charge, to all of its directly-managed Cadw sites on Sunday 26 June to mark Wales’ historic achievement at reaching the Final 16 in the European 2016 Football Championship. Following Monday night’s... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Free entry to Cadw sites as Wales makes history at the EurosThe Welsh Government is opening the doors, free of charge, to all of its direct
Free entry to Cadw sites as Wales makes history at the Euros
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The Welsh Government is opening the doors, free of charge, to all of its directly-managed Cadw sites on Sunday 26 June to mark Wales’ historic achievement at reaching the Final 16 in the European 2016 Football Championship. Following Monday night’s... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Badgers to be given illegal, out-of-date TB vaccine due to treatment shortagedisease in cattleMichelle McIlveen Badgers in Co Down are to administered an o
Badgers to be given illegal, out-of-date TB vaccine due to treatment shortage
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
disease in cattleMichelle McIlveen Badgers in Co Down are to administered an out-of-date vaccine for tuberculosis that the Welsh Government can no longer legally use, it can be revealed. The animals will be captured and vaccinated this summer as... Read more
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walesonline
Cameron says UK needs a new 'captain' as it prepares to leave EUtravel, in the way our goods can move or the way our services can be sold.” Re
Cameron says UK needs a new 'captain' as it prepares to leave EU
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
travel, in the way our goods can move or the way our services can be sold.” Read More He also stressed the need for the Welsh Government to be engaged in the Brexit process, saying: “We must now prepare for a negotiation with the European Union.... Read more
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Powys County Times
'Drip' ex-health minister under fire at Hamilton health talksthe movement of hospital wards and units to Telford, slow ambulance response ti
'Drip' ex-health minister under fire at Hamilton health talks
Powys County Times / Posted 3 days ago
the movement of hospital wards and units to Telford, slow ambulance response times and a lack of support from the last Welsh Government. Cllr Jones explained how Mark Drakeford, the previous health secretary, had been unaware of where Newtown... Read more
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walesonline
Williams warns of 'significant budget implications' as priorities draftedJones and new Education Secretary Kirsty Williams will have “significant budget
Williams warns of 'significant budget implications' as priorities drafted
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Jones and new Education Secretary Kirsty Williams will have “significant budget implications”, letters published by the Welsh Government have revealed. In a letter sent to Ms Williams on June 15 , Mr Jones set out formally the details of a... Read more
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express
First Minister of Wales under fire for spending £10k on private plane to Euro 2016 matchEurostar for £205 return. “£9,500 would pay for three school crossing patrols
First Minister of Wales under fire for spending £10k on private plane to Euro 2016 match
express / Posted 3 days ago
Eurostar for £205 return. “£9,500 would pay for three school crossing patrols for a year yet they are being cut.” GETTYA Welsh Government spokeswoman said it was the only option so that Mr Jones could attend both events A Welsh Government... Read more
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walesonline
Man gives back to the community after spending six years in jailto computing and childcare to finance. Read More It’s organised by Learning a
Man gives back to the community after spending six years in jail
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
to computing and childcare to finance. Read More It’s organised by Learning and Work Institute, with the support of the Welsh Government. James is supporting Adult Learners’ Week, which runs from June 25 until July 1 Minister for Skills and... Read more
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walesonline
AM calls for valleys to regain lost rail services under Metro planheavy rail, light rail (trams), and bus services together with walking and cycl
AM calls for valleys to regain lost rail services under Metro plan
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
heavy rail, light rail (trams), and bus services together with walking and cycling routes. Read More A stated aim of the Welsh Government is for the Metro to grow with new stations and new routes being added over time. Currently in phase one,... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh sickness rates reach record high, survey finds(12.8%), which was also the highest proportion since the survey began. The figu
Welsh sickness rates reach record high, survey finds
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
(12.8%), which was also the highest proportion since the survey began. The figure was 9.2% in 2004-05. A spokesman for the Welsh Government said the findings emphasised the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle to reduce the risk of... Read more
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walesonline
Vote to decide whether National Assembly for Wales should change nameweeks. There’s an incredibly important referendum taking place which has huge i
Vote to decide whether National Assembly for Wales should change name
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
weeks. There’s an incredibly important referendum taking place which has huge implications for the UK and Wales, yet the Welsh Government is preoccupied with a name. “The name doesn’t matter – it’s what it does that counts. They could call it... Read more
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walesonline
Plaid AM calls for party to go into coalition should Britain leave EUby the party but I believe that in those circumstances it would have to be ‘all
Plaid AM calls for party to go into coalition should Britain leave EU
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
by the party but I believe that in those circumstances it would have to be ‘all hands on deck’. “In the first instance the Welsh Government would have to negotiate with the British Government for a kind of Marshall Plan (an aid programme under... Read more
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walesonline
Doctors will lobby for 'opt-out' organ donation across UKan “opt-in” to an “opt-out” system – has saved dozens of lives in the first six
Doctors will lobby for 'opt-out' organ donation across UK
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
an “opt-in” to an “opt-out” system – has saved dozens of lives in the first six months since the law came into force, the Welsh Government has said. Now delegates at the BMA’s annual meeting in Belfast have voted in favour of a motion saying the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Doctors step up campaign for 'opt out'organ donor system to save livesan "opt-in" to an "opt-out" system - has saved dozens of lives in the first six
Doctors step up campaign for 'opt out'organ donor system to save lives
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
an "opt-in" to an "opt-out" system - has saved dozens of lives in the first six months since the law came into force, the Welsh Government has said. Now delegates at the BMA's annual meeting in Belfast have voted in favour of a motion saying the... Read more
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The News and Star
Doctors to lobby for opt-out organ donation system to boost transplantsan "opt-in" to an "opt-out" system - has saved dozens of lives in the first six
Doctors to lobby for opt-out organ donation system to boost transplants
The News and Star / Posted 4 days ago
an "opt-in" to an "opt-out" system - has saved dozens of lives in the first six months since the law came into force, the Welsh Government has said. Now delegates at the BMA's annual meeting in Belfast have voted in favour of a motion saying the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Doctors to lobby for opt-out organ donation system to boost transplantsan "opt-in" to an "opt-out" system - has saved dozens of lives in the first six
Doctors to lobby for opt-out organ donation system to boost transplants
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
an "opt-in" to an "opt-out" system - has saved dozens of lives in the first six months since the law came into force, the Welsh Government has said. Now delegates at the BMA's annual meeting in Belfast have voted in favour of a motion saying the... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Neil and Christine Hamilton in Mid Wales visit « Shropshire Stardeath of it.” Mr Hamilton said: “It’s a top down orientated system, everything
Neil and Christine Hamilton in Mid Wales visit « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 6 days ago
death of it.” Mr Hamilton said: “It’s a top down orientated system, everything is being centralised and regionalised. The Welsh Government is overwhelmingly Cardiff central, Labour MPs are in South or North Wales. We’ve had a Welsh Government for... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Thousands gather for North Wales Armed Forces Daybeen extremely honoured to co-ordinate this year’s activities, in conjunction w
Thousands gather for North Wales Armed Forces Day
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 6 days ago
been extremely honoured to co-ordinate this year’s activities, in conjunction with the armed forces organisations and the Welsh Government. “The free annual event has been set up to recognise the commitment and dedication of all of the armed... Read more
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walesonline
Nearly 300 sex crimes against children in Wales last year involved the internetannual report – How Safe Are Our Children? – at the charity’s annual conference
Nearly 300 sex crimes against children in Wales last year involved the internet
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
annual report – How Safe Are Our Children? – at the charity’s annual conference in London. The charity has called on the Welsh Government to introduce a comprehensive online safety action plan, supported by a digital advisory group, to ensure... Read more
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walesonline
Almost £10k was spent on a plane so Carwyn Jones could go to Euro 2016to represent Wales at both events. This would not have been possible using alte
Almost £10k was spent on a plane so Carwyn Jones could go to Euro 2016
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
to represent Wales at both events. This would not have been possible using alternative travel options.” Read More The Welsh Government confirmed that a six-seater turbo-prop plane was hired at a total cost of £9,550. The plane is owned and... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Thousands gather for North Wales Armed Forces Daybeen extremely honoured to co-ordinate this year’s activities, in conjunction w
Thousands gather for North Wales Armed Forces Day
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 6 days ago
been extremely honoured to co-ordinate this year’s activities, in conjunction with the armed forces organisations and the Welsh Government. “The free annual event has been set up to recognise the commitment and dedication of all of the armed... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Thousands gather for North Wales Armed Forces Daybeen extremely honoured to co-ordinate this year’s activities, in conjunction w
Thousands gather for North Wales Armed Forces Day
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
been extremely honoured to co-ordinate this year’s activities, in conjunction with the armed forces organisations and the Welsh Government. “The free annual event has been set up to recognise the commitment and dedication of all of the armed... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Runner up honour for high achiever Lornahave made considerable achievements in their field thanks to vocational qualifi
Runner up honour for high achiever Lorna
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
have made considerable achievements in their field thanks to vocational qualifications. The awards are organised by the Welsh Government, the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) and ColegauCymru / CollegesWales. Passionate about her... Read more
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walesonline
Tanni Grey-Thompson urges Wales to stay in EU to protect disability rightsthat disability rights will be stronger with the EU. The gold medalist and pee
Tanni Grey-Thompson urges Wales to stay in EU to protect disability rights
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
that disability rights will be stronger with the EU. The gold medalist and peer has joined forces with Mark Drakeford, the Welsh Government minister responsible for equalities, to make her case. Here are their three key arguments: 1. The UK has... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff's very own Boris bikes will be launching next springyellow bikes could be collected from 10 locations and 11,000 journeys were made
Cardiff's very own Boris bikes will be launching next spring
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
yellow bikes could be collected from 10 locations and 11,000 journeys were made by around 2,000 registered users. The scheme was co-funded by the Welsh Government and run by OYBike, who had operations in London, Cambridge, Reading and Farnbo... Read more
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walesonline
This man's anti-Brexit poster has become the talk of the UKregional funding, with £1.8bn of European Structural Funds investment expected
This man's anti-Brexit poster has become the talk of the UK
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
regional funding, with £1.8bn of European Structural Funds investment expected for the 2014-2020 period. According to the Welsh Government: “Since 2007, EU projects have created 11,925 enterprises and 36,970 (gross) jobs, assisted 72,700 people... Read more
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walesonline
Pro-Brexit Tories target farmers with promise of 'at least as much' supportWelsh farmers.” Read More Lesley Griffiths predicts an economic hit if the UK
Pro-Brexit Tories target farmers with promise of 'at least as much' support
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
Welsh farmers.” Read More Lesley Griffiths predicts an economic hit if the UK votes to leave However, Lesley Griffiths, Welsh Government Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs, said: “Vote Leave are in no position to guarantee... Read more
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walesonline
Union ballots on new offer that could settle museum strikelate April, protesting against proposals to end premium payments for weekend wo
Union ballots on new offer that could settle museum strike
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
late April, protesting against proposals to end premium payments for weekend working. A new offer has been made after the Welsh Government agreed to give NMW more money. Read More The offer now includes: * A non-pensionable compensation payment... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Mother of the Kendal girl who underwent heart transplant wants to change the rules on organ donationsaid Tracey. "There is such a need for organs. You never know what tomorrow's g
Mother of the Kendal girl who underwent heart transplant wants to change the rules on organ donation
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
said Tracey. "There is such a need for organs. You never know what tomorrow's going to bring." According to data from the Welsh government, dozens of lives have been saved since the opt-out system was introduced last December. "People think it's... Read more
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Powys County Times
Powys ambulance response times are the slowest in Walesambulance staff, the sharp deterioration in ambulance response times for life-t
Powys ambulance response times are the slowest in Wales
Powys County Times / Posted 9 days ago
ambulance staff, the sharp deterioration in ambulance response times for life-threatening calls in Powys is concerning. The Welsh Government must do more to ensure patients in life-threatening situations receive a consistent, high quality service... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Organ donations rise after ‘opt-out’ scheme trialledORGAN donation rose over the six months an "opt-out" programme was introduced.
Organ donations rise after ‘opt-out’ scheme trialled
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
ORGAN donation rose over the six months an "opt-out" programme was introduced. Last December the Welsh government launched an automatic consent scheme for organ donation. People would have to remove consent, rather than the current system where... Read more
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