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walesonline
Most beds gone at hospital ward as reasons for severe nurse shortages emergeband 5 nurse – the basic level of a qualified nurse – earns between £22,129 and
walesonline / Posted 10 hours ago
band 5 nurse – the basic level of a qualified nurse – earns between £22,129 and £28,747 depending on their experience. The Welsh Government has protected bursaries for student nurses at universities in Wales, as long as they commit to two years of... Read more
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Scotsman
Repeal Bill ‘puts environment in Scotland at risk’recognition for our work on climate change and the circular economy.” Ms Griff
Scotsman / Posted 11 hours ago
recognition for our work on climate change and the circular economy.” Ms Griffiths added: “Devolution has enabled the Welsh Government to deliver ground-breaking legislation for the people of Wales, which delivers on international obligations... Read more
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walesonline
Seven key points from the UK Government's plan to stop Brexit chaos with Irelandthere are concerns ports could be hit with “chaos” if goods arriving from Irela
walesonline / Posted 11 hours ago
there are concerns ports could be hit with “chaos” if goods arriving from Ireland are subject to customs checks. A former Welsh Government minister said it was “scandalous” that ministers in London had not listened to Wales. However, the UK... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, August 16, 2017Yet another fiasco involving Welsh rail transport (Western Mail, August 14). Th
walesonline / Posted 17 hours ago
Yet another fiasco involving Welsh rail transport (Western Mail, August 14). The Welsh Government and its top transport civil servants have been planning for the end of the Arriva franchise (2018) for years – and Railfuture Cymru attended some of the... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, August 16, 2017firm on rail service control Yet another fiasco involving Welsh rail transport
walesonline / Posted 17 hours ago
firm on rail service control Yet another fiasco involving Welsh rail transport (Western Mail, August 14). The Welsh government and its top transport civil servants have been planning for the end of the Arriva franchise (2018) for years... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Welsh campaigns to promote physical activity scrutinised as quarter of reception-age children deemed obese The Welsh Government's record in encouraging children and young people to exe
PRWeek UK / Posted 18 hours ago
The Welsh Government's record in encouraging children and young people to exercise and its comms to support this aim will come under scrutiny... Read more
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walesonline
There has been a rise in complaints against the Welsh NHSof complaints in 2016-17 were directed at local authorities (881), followed by
walesonline / Posted 20 hours ago
of complaints in 2016-17 were directed at local authorities (881), followed by health boards (863), social housing (191), Welsh Government and its sponsored bodies (68) and community councils (28). In contrast just three complaints were made to... Read more
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walesonline
Charity worker died in Zambia crash after car tyres blew outFoundation around 10 years ago and it works to help people around the world. “
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Foundation around 10 years ago and it works to help people around the world. “She then went onto take up a job with the Welsh Government to get experience teaching women about lands rights. “She had been with them for two months before she died... Read more
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Powys County Times
Secret to Monty's Brewery successweek our single biggest export order for more than 10,000 bottles to France of
Powys County Times / Posted yesterday
week our single biggest export order for more than 10,000 bottles to France of our 7.3 per cent Imperial IPA Eastbound. This stemmed from a great Welsh Government initiative back in March this year the TasteWales event held at Celtic Manor... Read more
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walesonline
Government plans for post-Brexit trade 'a red-tape bombshell'“future partnership paper”, result in “an increase in administration compared w
walesonline / Posted yesterday
“future partnership paper”, result in “an increase in administration compared with being inside the EU customs union”. The Welsh Government said it was “unacceptable” there had been no attempt to seek its input into the paper before it was... Read more
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walesonline
Tuesday, August 15, 2017have done with a more thorough analysis but what was sadly lost in the aftermat
walesonline / Posted yesterday
have done with a more thorough analysis but what was sadly lost in the aftermath was the perfectly sound decision by the Welsh Government to replace a single-person Commissioner for the Welsh Language with a larger and more representative... Read more
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walesonline
Tuesday, August 15, 2017have done with a more thorough analysis but what was sadly lost in the aftermat
walesonline / Posted yesterday
have done with a more thorough analysis but what was sadly lost in the aftermath was the perfectly sound decision by the Welsh Government to replace a single-person Commissioner for the Welsh Language with a larger and more representative... Read more
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walesonline
Westminster and Cardiff Bay at loggerheads over £1bn rail payoutabout long-awaited investment in Wales’ rail infrastructure has intensified wit
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
about long-awaited investment in Wales’ rail infrastructure has intensified with a £1bn funding row between the UK and Welsh governments escalating tensions. The UK Government has been accused of attempting to “renege” on a deal and “strip... Read more
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walesonline
Nigel Owens says all kids coming to Wales should learn Welshtranslated into Welsh must be costing a fortune too.”Education Secretary Kirsty
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
translated into Welsh must be costing a fortune too.”Education Secretary Kirsty Williams (Image: South Wales Echo) The Welsh Government has recently announced plans to invest an extra £4.2million to support the teaching and learning of Welsh... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff City and USW launch degree to find football expertsbe able to witness how we operate and hopefully transfer it in their future car
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
be able to witness how we operate and hopefully transfer it in their future careers. We will work closely with USW and Welsh Government officers in Beijing to help promote the offering and ensure its success.”Read More Prof Langton said: “USW... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Llanberis' Padarn Country Park retains coveted Green Flag awardcommunity.” The Green Flag Award scheme is delivered in Wales by environmental
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
community.” The Green Flag Award scheme is delivered in Wales by environmental charity, Keep Wales Tidy, with support from Welsh Government. It is judged by green space experts, who volunteer their time to visit applicant sites and assess them... Read more
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walesonline
Monday, August 14, 2017the Welsh language. I see activists are pushing to devolve broadcasting in Wal
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
the Welsh language. I see activists are pushing to devolve broadcasting in Wales, obviously S4C is not good enough. The Welsh Government has decreed that employment in Government will require the ability to speak Welsh. How long will it be... Read more
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walesonline
'Damning' letter reveals huge obstacles to Wales' rail revolutionWestminster risks throwing into jeopardy plans to bring in a new rail operator
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Westminster risks throwing into jeopardy plans to bring in a new rail operator in Wales next year, we have learned. The Welsh Government has already put back its plan to formally launch its search for a new operator by six weeks from this... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
New strategy needed to connect with Welsh expats says Anglesey AMYnys Môn Assembly Member Rhun ap Iorwerth has called for a clearer strategy fro
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Ynys Môn Assembly Member Rhun ap Iorwerth has called for a clearer strategy from the Welsh Government to connect with the Welsh diaspora. In a speech on the National Eisteddfod field in Ynys Môn last week, Rhun said that Wales could benefit greatly... Read more
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walesonline
Average cost of National Assembly employee is revealedcost of a National Assembly employee has risen to more than £44,000, it has bee
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
cost of a National Assembly employee has risen to more than £44,000, it has been confirmed. Not to be confused with the Welsh Government , the Assembly’s employees are responsible for the parliamentary side of devolution: servicing Assembly... Read more
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walesonline
Cladding on Swansea high-rise buildings passes safety testsWelsh Government Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children Carl Sargeant s
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
Welsh Government Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children Carl Sargeant said successful testing to the fire retardant polyethylene filler was a “positive development” but said landlords needed to remain vigilant. The results are consistent... Read more
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birminghammail
This is what the law says on circuses having petshealth problems as a direct result of the captive life that they are forced to
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
health problems as a direct result of the captive life that they are forced to lead. A recent report commissioned by the Welsh Government concluded that "Life for wild animals in travelling circuses...does not appear to constitute either a ‘good... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish Government wrangle with 'power-grabbing' Tories over EU Withdrawal BillBritain is an interim arrangement to allow for detailed discussions between the
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Britain is an interim arrangement to allow for detailed discussions between the UK Government and Scottish Government (and Welsh Government and Northern Ireland Executive) about those areas where we will need to continue working together, with... Read more
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walesonline
Friday, August 11, 2017activities, such as rope-slides, inside disused slate quarries in north Wales?
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
activities, such as rope-slides, inside disused slate quarries in north Wales? Don’t Welsh local authorities and the Welsh Government know the law? How can illegal activities be insured for public liability? Can someone please explain? Lyn... Read more
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walesonline
Friday, August 11, 2017cannot be allowed to happen in Wales as well. Disabled people must organise the
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
cannot be allowed to happen in Wales as well. Disabled people must organise themselves and demand to be listened to. The Welsh Government said the decision was taken on stakeholder advice. The majority of representatives on the stakeholder group... Read more
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walesonline
People are very angry at Newsnight's debate on the Welsh languageaffairs programme Newsnight has been criticised for its treatment of a debate o
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
affairs programme Newsnight has been criticised for its treatment of a debate on the Welsh language on Wednesday night. A Welsh Government minister called on Newsnight to apologise and accused it of displaying poor judgement and a lack of... Read more
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walesonline
People very are angry at Newsnight's debate on the Welsh languageaffairs programme Newsnight has been criticised for its treatment of a debate o
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
affairs programme Newsnight has been criticised for its treatment of a debate on the Welsh language on Wednesday night. A Welsh Government minister called on Newsnight to apologise and accussed it of displaying poor judgement and a lack of... Read more
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walesonline
'A big step backwards' - Reaction Welsh Language Commissioner axeThe Welsh Government has published a White Paper which proposes to replace the
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
The Welsh Government has published a White Paper which proposes to replace the Commissioner with a new Welsh Language Commission, which would take on responsibility for promoting the language and enforcing obligations – known as “Standards” – on... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Leader journalist bids to save Welsh Government ILFpigs” after a home help scheme was scrapped. Nathan Lee Davies, left, has star
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 6 days ago
pigs” after a home help scheme was scrapped. Nathan Lee Davies, left, has started a petition opposing changes by the Welsh Government to scrap its £27m Independent Living Grant, which was introduced to help people who previously claimed from... Read more
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walesonline
Thursday, August 10, 2017The proposal for a new student tower – Bradley Court – is completely at odds wi
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
The proposal for a new student tower – Bradley Court – is completely at odds with Welsh Government guidance as set out in the Historic Environment (Wales) Act, and also Cadw’s Conservation principles. It would be located on one of the most sensitive... Read more
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HITC Sport
Huddersfield embraces revivalist talk before taking Premier League plungeand founder of the Football Economy website, is sceptical, anyway: “There are s
HITC Sport / Posted 6 days ago
and founder of the Football Economy website, is sceptical, anyway: “There are special factors in the case of Swansea. The Welsh government has given new emphasis to various kinds of activities and the profile of Wales as a whole has risen.... Read more
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walesonline
Homeless people have shared their experiences of living on the streetsrough. Looking at these trends, the estimates in the Crisis report appear to un
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
rough. Looking at these trends, the estimates in the Crisis report appear to underplay the true situation in Wales. “Welsh Government took the brave decision to reform homelessness laws during a time of economic uncertainty and rising poverty... Read more
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express
BBC Newsnight guest claims £150million taxpayers money is WASTED on failing Welsh language THE WELSH Government is “wasting £150million a year of British taxpayers mone
express / Posted 6 days ago
THE WELSH Government is “wasting £150million a year of British taxpayers money” that could be spent on the NHS, a BBC Newsnight interviewee declared. Welsh... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh Government spend more than £320,000 defending Dylan Thomas lawsuitat his flat in Chelsea, London, 1945.Read More Cases in the US and the Republi
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
at his flat in Chelsea, London, 1945.Read More Cases in the US and the Republic of Ireland were resolved in favour of the Welsh Government, subject to any appeals, while a case in the Netherlands is ongoing. A Welsh Government spokesperson said:... Read more
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express
'They don't go far enough?' Scotland's Brexit minister grilled over EU divorce demandsand Welsh ministers have demanded the UK Government reconvene a Brexit-liaison
express / Posted 7 days ago
and Welsh ministers have demanded the UK Government reconvene a Brexit-liaison group which has not met for six months. The Welsh government said it was “unacceptable” it had not met since February. Discussing the demands, Mr Russell, who... Read more
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express
'Unforgiveable' Scotland and Wales accuse Westminster of shutting them out of Brexit talksjoint ministerial committee (JMC) on Brexit, which is meant to meet monthly, ha
express / Posted 7 days ago
joint ministerial committee (JMC) on Brexit, which is meant to meet monthly, has not held a meeting for six months. The Welsh Government said it was "unacceptable" they had not met since February. But Westminster said its engagement on Brexit... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Talks due on possible new powers for Scottish Governmentthese powers could then be released under the Repeal Bill, which has been descr
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
these powers could then be released under the Repeal Bill, which has been described as a "power grab" by the Scottish and Welsh Governments. Both devolved administrations have said they will not recommend legislative consent is granted for the... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh Language Commissioner role to be scrappedThe Welsh Government will today signal its intention to scrap the post of Welsh
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
The Welsh Government will today signal its intention to scrap the post of Welsh Language Commissioner, and to replace the role with a new Welsh Language Commission. Academic Meri Huws was appointed the first Welsh Language Commissioner in 2012,... Read more
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Scotsman
Talks due on possible new powers for Scottish Governmentthese powers could then be released under the Repeal Bill, which has been descr
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
these powers could then be released under the Repeal Bill, which has been described as a “power grab” by the Scottish and Welsh Governments. Both devolved administrations have said they will not recommend legislative consent is granted for the... Read more
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express
Sturgeon's SNP set to SNATCH powers from Westminster in bid to exploit Brexitdirect threat to the devolution settlement which the people of Scotland overwhe
express / Posted 8 days ago
direct threat to the devolution settlement which the people of Scotland overwhelmingly voted for in 1997. "Both we and the Welsh Government have made it clear we could not recommend legislative consent to the Bill as it stands, and today we will... Read more
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walesonline
Neighbours say car park has become a hot spot for anti-social behaviourthe car park could be cut back to discourage people from taking part in such ac
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
the car park could be cut back to discourage people from taking part in such activities.” When asked about the issue, the Welsh Government confirmed that management arrangements are set to be reviewed at the site. A spokesman said: “We have today... Read more
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walesonline
How Welsh Govt ministers spent £150k on flights around the worldWelsh Government ministers spent almost £150,000 travelling around the world la
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
Welsh Government ministers spent almost £150,000 travelling around the world last year. Other trips included visits to the US, Japan, India, China, Dubai, Uganda, Morocco, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Lithuania, France, Luxembourg, Belgium and Northern... Read more
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walesonline
The best recycling county in Wales is calling on residents to do moreper year by recycling more, even though they already recycle more than anyone e
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
per year by recycling more, even though they already recycle more than anyone else in Wales. Latest figures from the Welsh Government have confirmed that Ceredigion is the best recycling county in Wales with a reuse, recycling and composting... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Transport boost for Wales football fans heading to Cardiff for crunch World Cup qualifiersfans from across Wales cheering the team on to our first World Cup since 1958.”
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 8 days ago
fans from across Wales cheering the team on to our first World Cup since 1958.” The special trains have been backed by the Welsh Government. Tickets for the two specials will be available direct from the FAW on a limited basis. Lucy Mason,... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Transport boost for Wales football fans heading to Cardiff for crunch World Cup qualifiersfans from across Wales cheering the team on to our first World Cup since 1958.”
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
fans from across Wales cheering the team on to our first World Cup since 1958.” The special trains have been backed by the Welsh Government. Tickets for the two specials will be available direct from the FAW on a limited basis. Lucy Mason,... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Transport boost for Wales football fans heading to Cardiff for crunch World Cup qualifiersfans from across Wales cheering the team on to our first World Cup since 1958.”
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
fans from across Wales cheering the team on to our first World Cup since 1958.” The special trains have been backed by the Welsh Government. Tickets for the two specials will be available direct from the FAW on a limited basis. Lucy Mason,... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Transport boost for Wales football fans heading to Cardiff for crunch World Cup qualifiersfans from across Wales cheering the team on to our first World Cup since 1958.”
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 8 days ago
fans from across Wales cheering the team on to our first World Cup since 1958.” The special trains have been backed by the Welsh Government. Tickets for the two specials will be available direct from the FAW on a limited basis. Lucy Mason,... Read more
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walesonline
Tuesday, August 8, 2017it seems decides whose and what history is to be promoted and what history igno
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
it seems decides whose and what history is to be promoted and what history ignored. Wags have said that the name Cadw, Welsh Government Historic Monuments, stands for Celebrate All Defeats of the Welsh. Coun Keith Parry Michaelston-super-Ely,... Read more
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walesonline
Customers face 17-mile round trip as only bank in the village set to closeis of no real interest to these international banks, so we need banks operating
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
is of no real interest to these international banks, so we need banks operating in the interests of rural Wales. “How about the Welsh Government step up to do something positive for our communities?” The Welsh Government has been asked to com... Read more
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walesonline
The Welsh M4 story: Where we are and where we're goingWales's key east-west artery needs surgery. Some action has been, or is being t
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
Wales's key east-west artery needs surgery. Some action has been, or is being taken. An inquiry is underway into the Welsh Government’s preferred route for a new £1.1 billion relief road south of Newport, which ministers want to start... Read more
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