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walesonline
The legacy left behind by inspirational cancer campaigner Annie Mulhollandtreatment, Annie would continue to attend events and the offices of Target Ovar
The legacy left behind by inspirational cancer campaigner Annie Mulholland
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treatment, Annie would continue to attend events and the offices of Target Ovarian Cancer as well as lobbying the Welsh Government. Annwen added: “I understand from the family up until the end she was trying to do everything she could to... Read more
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walesonline
The amount people in Wales are recycling is on the upthe financial year 2015-16 will come in at 58.1% but their current recycling ra
The amount people in Wales are recycling is on the up
walesonline / Posted yesterday
the financial year 2015-16 will come in at 58.1% but their current recycling rate is shown as 61%.Participation 'key' The Welsh Government have set local authorities a target of 70% recycling by 2024-25. To meet that statutory targets have been... Read more
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walesonline
Those who refuse to surrender to extremism deserve respectGreece illegally walk between the two lines of the protective fence along the b
Those who refuse to surrender to extremism deserve respect
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
Greece illegally walk between the two lines of the protective fence along the border line To put this in perspective, the Welsh Government receives roughly £15bn from the UK Treasury to meet the needs of the 3.1 million of us living in Wales.... Read more
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Powys County Times
Powys Council 'unfairly' gave town council £25,000 for day centre service, says councillora £75,000 annual agreement to run the service. The decision was made on March
Powys Council 'unfairly' gave town council £25,000 for day centre service, says councillor
Powys County Times / Posted 2 days ago
a £75,000 annual agreement to run the service. The decision was made on March 24, 2015, before PCC had its settlement from Welsh Government reduced. Cllr Stephen Hayes, Cabinet Member for Adult Services, said: “The financial pressures facing the... Read more
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walesonline
This is how Wales' 1,254 councillors will split £20m this yearPension Scheme.Will this amount go down if councils are merged? The report say
This is how Wales' 1,254 councillors will split £20m this year
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
Pension Scheme.Will this amount go down if councils are merged? The report says: "The panel is also aware of the way the Welsh Government is progressing the legislation that will determine the future shape of local government in Wales and the... Read more
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walesonline
The number of people at risk of becoming modern slaves has doubled in Walesvictims and establishing specialist multi-agency safeguarding and anti-traffick
The number of people at risk of becoming modern slaves has doubled in Wales
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
victims and establishing specialist multi-agency safeguarding and anti-trafficking teams at the border.”Commitment A Welsh Government spokesman said: “Slavery is a despicable crime that brings misery and suffering to those affected and their... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff 'will do everything it can' to set up Euro 2016 fanzonethe shadow sports minister, said it would be “very disappointing” if no fanzone
Cardiff 'will do everything it can' to set up Euro 2016 fanzone
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
the shadow sports minister, said it would be “very disappointing” if no fanzone was established. A spokesperson for the Welsh Government, which has been pushed to help councils by providing funds, said: “We have no issue with the concept of... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh Government's pledge to repeal 'illiberal' trade union lawsA Welsh Government minister has vowed to repeal every “pernicious, illiberal an
Welsh Government's pledge to repeal 'illiberal' trade union laws
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
A Welsh Government minister has vowed to repeal every “pernicious, illiberal and regressive section” of Westminster’s Trade Union Act. He was speaking at the Wales TUC’s annual conference, which is being held in Llandudno, where he is standing in... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Plans to demolish chapel at Bodelwyddan Hospital in preparation for new neonatal centreon the Wirral.” Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) has been award
Plans to demolish chapel at Bodelwyddan Hospital in preparation for new neonatal centre
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
on the Wirral.” Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) has been awarded £500,000 of capital funding by the Welsh Government in order to develop the full business case. BCUHB has already received more than £1.4m from the Welsh... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Plans to demolish chapel at Bodelwyddan Hospital in preparation for new neonatal centreon the Wirral.” Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) has been award
Plans to demolish chapel at Bodelwyddan Hospital in preparation for new neonatal centre
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 3 days ago
on the Wirral.” Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) has been awarded £500,000 of capital funding by the Welsh Government in order to develop the full business case. BCUHB has already received more than £1.4m from the Welsh... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Plans to demolish chapel at Bodelwyddan Hospital in preparation for new neonatal centreon the Wirral.” Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) has been award
Plans to demolish chapel at Bodelwyddan Hospital in preparation for new neonatal centre
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 3 days ago
on the Wirral.” Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) has been awarded £500,000 of capital funding by the Welsh Government in order to develop the full business case. BCUHB has already received more than £1.4m from the Welsh... Read more
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walesonline
Six ways to deal with exam stress while sitting GCSEs and A-levelsout what’s going on in your area to help dealing with a tricky situation, Meic
Six ways to deal with exam stress while sitting GCSEs and A-levels
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
out what’s going on in your area to help dealing with a tricky situation, Meic is on-hand to offer advice. Funded by the Welsh Government, the service has an ongoing Facebook campaign to make young people aware that they are there to listen. It... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Development of 99 homes is too big for Llangollen say residentsfavours the developers at the expense of our communities.” Llangollen county c
Development of 99 homes is too big for Llangollen say residents
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
favours the developers at the expense of our communities.” Llangollen county councillor, Stuart Davies also criticised the Welsh Government who he said were forcing unwanted developments on small communities. But he added there was a need for... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Roadworks on A5 at Oswestry for giant turbines « Shropshire StarFriday. Garreg Llwyd Hill windfarm will be built on the Black Mountain between
Roadworks on A5 at Oswestry for giant turbines « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 4 days ago
Friday. Garreg Llwyd Hill windfarm will be built on the Black Mountain between Felindre and Llanbadarn Fynydd, after the Welsh Government granted planning permission. Due to be operational by spring next year, the parts for the 17 turbines will... Read more
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walesonline
Top tips on how to deal with exam stressout what’s going on in your area to help dealing with a tricky situation, Meic
Top tips on how to deal with exam stress
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
out what’s going on in your area to help dealing with a tricky situation, Meic is on-hand to offer advice. Funded by the Welsh Government, the service has an ongoing Facebook campaign to make young people aware that they are there to listen. It... Read more
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Ekklesia
Too many children in care ending up in custody says new reviewHome Office, the Department for Education, the Department of Health, the Depart
Too many children in care ending up in custody says new review
Ekklesia / Posted 5 days ago
Home Office, the Department for Education, the Department of Health, the Department for Communities and Local Government, Welsh government, local authority chairs and chief executives, clinical commissioning groups, police and crime commissioners... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Anglesey public toilets risk being closed unless community councils step inauthority wants to offload the facilities to community councils in the hope of
Anglesey public toilets risk being closed unless community councils step in
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
authority wants to offload the facilities to community councils in the hope of keeping them open as budget cuts from the Welsh Government continue to bite. If no responses are received or agreement cannot be reached, then it is likely the public... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Flood prevention work underway to protect Tal-y-Bont and A55a temporary road to enable public transport to maintain a route through the wor
Flood prevention work underway to protect Tal-y-Bont and A55
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
a temporary road to enable public transport to maintain a route through the working area. The project, financed by the Welsh Government, was brought forward in February this year, less than two months after sections of the village and the A55... Read more
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walesonline
Children's rights in Wales come under UN spotlightChildren's rights in Wales will come under the United Nations’ spotlight when t
Children's rights in Wales come under UN spotlight
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
Children's rights in Wales will come under the United Nations’ spotlight when the Welsh Government defends its record in a two-day hearing in Geneva. Children’s Commissioner Sally Holland will be present as the UN Committee on the Rights of the... Read more
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walesonline
Volunteers and donations are wanted to help save Swansea's bus museum from the scrap yard Swansea bus museum appeals for help in staying on the roadsaid:”We don’t get financial backing from any institutions of businesses at the
Volunteers and donations are wanted to help save Swansea's bus museum from the scrap yard Swansea bus museum appeals for help in staying on the road
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
said:”We don’t get financial backing from any institutions of businesses at the moment including the local council or the Welsh Government.'Transport history' “We have a great resource here and are holding on to a lot of the transport history of... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh Government drops e-cigs ban but defends M4 relief road plansFirst Minister Carwyn Jones has confirmed that the Welsh Government will not re
Welsh Government drops e-cigs ban but defends M4 relief road plans
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
First Minister Carwyn Jones has confirmed that the Welsh Government will not resurrect plans for a ban on the use of e-cigarettes in some public places. The Welsh Labour leader made it clear the policy is now off the agenda. He told the BBC:... Read more
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walesonline
Carwyn drops e-cigs ban but defends M4 plansFirst Minister Carwyn Jones has confirmed that the Welsh Government will not re
Carwyn drops e-cigs ban but defends M4 plans
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
First Minister Carwyn Jones has confirmed that the Welsh Government will not resurrect plans for a ban on the use of e-cigarettes in some public places. The Welsh Labour leader made it clear the policy is now off the agenda. He told the BBC:... Read more
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heraldscotland
From the puffin to the Guillemots ... Scotland's iconic seabirds at risk of extinctionactivities in these areas would need to consider their impact. These are patche
From the puffin to the Guillemots ... Scotland's iconic seabirds at risk of extinction
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
activities in these areas would need to consider their impact. These are patches of sea that are globally important." The Welsh Government has already brought four sites forward for public consultation, according to Taylor, with England also... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Carwyn Jones appoints country's only Lib Dem Assembly Member to Governmentfor future generations.” Lib Dem leader Tim Farron hailed Ms Williams’ appoint
Carwyn Jones appoints country's only Lib Dem Assembly Member to Government
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
for future generations.” Lib Dem leader Tim Farron hailed Ms Williams’ appointment saying: “Having her at the heart of the Welsh Government is testament to her ability and reflects the respect she’s built up across party boundaries. “Education is... Read more
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walesonline
Kirsty Williams is Education Secretary in cabinet reshuffletitle of Economy and Infrastructure.. But he has some big decisions to make, a
Kirsty Williams is Education Secretary in cabinet reshuffle
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
title of Economy and Infrastructure.. But he has some big decisions to make, and quickly. Firstly will be fine tuning the Welsh Government’s financial support package for anysuccessful bidder than emerges from Tata’s sale process for its UK steel... Read more
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walesonline
The £1bn plan to get the M4 moving looks deadThe Welsh Government will face a serious case of road rage if hopes for an end
The £1bn plan to get the M4 moving looks dead
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
The Welsh Government will face a serious case of road rage if hopes for an end to gridlock on the M4 are stuck at a red light for the next five years. This motorway is notorious for delays that are a deep frustration for drivers, a choke-hold on the... Read more
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walesonline
Cancer charities welcome pledge to end drug 'postcode lottery'Cymru and Welsh Labour will go some way in tackling the problems present within
Cancer charities welcome pledge to end drug 'postcode lottery'
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
Cymru and Welsh Labour will go some way in tackling the problems present within the current system. We hope to support the Welsh Government’s independent panel in its engagement work. “It is imperative that the independent panel recommendations... Read more
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walesonline
Neil Hamilton's plenary speech overshadows events in Seneddin #Cardiff https://t.co/B7U4FLoHOr Tina Donnelly, director, of the RCN in Wal
Neil Hamilton's plenary speech overshadows events in Senedd
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
in #Cardiff https://t.co/B7U4FLoHOr Tina Donnelly, director, of the RCN in Wales says: As part of the newly-agreed Welsh Government agenda we will see an increase in the number of health workers in primary care, which was one of the key... Read more
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walesonline
Waiting times for cancer treatment worsen across Walesroute, 97.7% started treatment within 31 days of diagnosis, missing the 98% tar
Waiting times for cancer treatment worsen across Wales
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
route, 97.7% started treatment within 31 days of diagnosis, missing the 98% target and down from 98.6% in February. A Welsh Government spokesman said: “These latest figures show the majority of people were seen within time for both our cancer... Read more
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walesonline
Carwyn Jones reinstated as First Ministerresult for Welsh Labour in the May election, and subsequent discussions with th
Carwyn Jones reinstated as First Minister
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
result for Welsh Labour in the May election, and subsequent discussions with the main opposition party, Plaid Cymru. The Welsh Government will maintain a firmly pro-European standpoint, and will campaign vociferously for a “Remain” vote. We will... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Plans to remove Llandudno North Shore's controversial stones moves a step closerPLANS to remove Llandudno North Shore’s controversial stones have moved a step
Plans to remove Llandudno North Shore's controversial stones moves a step closer
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 10 days ago
PLANS to remove Llandudno North Shore’s controversial stones have moved a step closer with Welsh Government cash being made available. Conwy County Borough Council cabinet members agreed in January to support a beach management appraisal for... Read more
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Gazette News
Trailblazing school wins another year's fundingand its trailblazing work has been recognised countrywide. Phil Jones, the head
Trailblazing school wins another year's funding
Gazette News / Posted 10 days ago
and its trailblazing work has been recognised countrywide. Phil Jones, the head teacher, has been asked for advice by the Welsh Government. "There is nothing quite like the learning centre and I really hope it continues in the long term." The... Read more
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walesonline
Parties put forward their Queen's Speech wishlistsNational Assembly. A fifth Bill Plaid wants to see is a “Policing Devolution B
Parties put forward their Queen's Speech wishlists
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
National Assembly. A fifth Bill Plaid wants to see is a “Policing Devolution Bill” which would hand responsibility to the Welsh Government. Will tolls ever vanish from this crossing? Finally, the “Severn Bridges Bill” would ensure that... Read more
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walesonline
Detail emerges on Labour and Plaid's agreement following talksbetween Labour and Plaid Cymru, this afternoon’s announcement will hopefully la
Detail emerges on Labour and Plaid's agreement following talks
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
between Labour and Plaid Cymru, this afternoon’s announcement will hopefully lay the foundation upon which a stable Welsh Government can be built. “Lessons must be learnt from the past week where political posturing has denied Wales a voice... Read more
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walesonline
The details we know so far in the Plaid-Labour agreementliaison committees will be set up covering finance, legislation and the constit
The details we know so far in the Plaid-Labour agreement
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
liaison committees will be set up covering finance, legislation and the constitution, giving Plaid an involvement in the Welsh Government budget, the legislative programme and constitutional developments affecting the Assembly. A Now that both... Read more
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walesonline
Plaid and Labour agree to nominate Carwyn Jones as First Ministersaid Plaid will will offer “real opposition” during the course of the upcoming
Plaid and Labour agree to nominate Carwyn Jones as First Minister
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
said Plaid will will offer “real opposition” during the course of the upcoming Assembly term, vowing to hold the Welsh Government to account. And Ms Wood condemned the Conservative Party as “ineffective” after they criticised discussions... Read more
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walesonline
Live updates as parties agree to nominate Carwyn Jones as First MinisterMinister will be nominated by AMs. Here’s what the Assembly states: The First
Live updates as parties agree to nominate Carwyn Jones as First Minister
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
Minister will be nominated by AMs. Here’s what the Assembly states: The First Minister of Wales is the leader of the Welsh Government and is appointed by Her Majesty the Queen following nomination by Assembly Members. The Government of Wales... Read more
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walesonline
The touching moment a seven-old girl was able to stand up unaidedon the NHS in England but not in Wales. Twins Jayla (left) and Kacie Mullen wi
The touching moment a seven-old girl was able to stand up unaided
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
on the NHS in England but not in Wales. Twins Jayla (left) and Kacie Mullen with their mother Emma Last year the Welsh Government opted to take part in NHS England’s Commissioning Through Evaluation process to fully assess SDR’s... Read more
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Canberra Times
Federal housing minister, building program needed urgently to fix housing crisisAdamson, an emeritus professor at the University of South Wales in the UK, who
Federal housing minister, building program needed urgently to fix housing crisis
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Adamson, an emeritus professor at the University of South Wales in the UK, who has worked as a senior adviser to the Welsh Government, said this had been very successful in Britain and other parts of Europe. "If London can reduce... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
400 million meals' worth of edible food wasted each yearIn the report, which was mainly funded by the Department of Environment, Food a
400 million meals' worth of edible food wasted each year
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
In the report, which was mainly funded by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Welsh Government, Wrap concluded that most food waste in the UK was either practically or theoretically avoidable. However, even if retailers and... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
North Wales police boss Arfon Jones makes tackling domestic violence a top prioritywith responsibility for youth justice, which comes under the Ministry of Justic
North Wales police boss Arfon Jones makes tackling domestic violence a top priority
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 12 days ago
with responsibility for youth justice, which comes under the Ministry of Justice at Westminster. “It is financed by the Welsh Government, the office of the commissioner, North Wales Police, the probation service and the health board and it is... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
North Wales police boss Arfon Jones makes tackling domestic violence a top prioritywith responsibility for youth justice, which comes under the Ministry of Justic
North Wales police boss Arfon Jones makes tackling domestic violence a top priority
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 12 days ago
with responsibility for youth justice, which comes under the Ministry of Justice at Westminster. “It is financed by the Welsh Government, the office of the commissioner, North Wales Police, the probation service and the health board and it is... Read more
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walesonline
St Fagans to get new outdoor play area inspired by collectionsof Nils Norman's work from a previous project This has been made possible by f
St Fagans to get new outdoor play area inspired by collections
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
of Nils Norman's work from a previous project This has been made possible by funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), Welsh Government and other supporters. St Fagans was awarded the largest grant ever given by the HLF in Wales in 2012 to help... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
North Wales police boss Arfon Jones makes tackling domestic violence a top prioritywith responsibility for youth justice, which comes under the Ministry of Justic
North Wales police boss Arfon Jones makes tackling domestic violence a top priority
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
with responsibility for youth justice, which comes under the Ministry of Justice at Westminster. “It is financed by the Welsh Government, the office of the commissioner, North Wales Police, the probation service and the health board and it is... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
North Wales police boss Arfon Jones makes tackling domestic violence a top prioritywith responsibility for youth justice, which comes under the Ministry of Justic
North Wales police boss Arfon Jones makes tackling domestic violence a top priority
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
with responsibility for youth justice, which comes under the Ministry of Justice at Westminster. “It is financed by the Welsh Government, the office of the commissioner, North Wales Police, the probation service and the health board and it is... Read more
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walesonline
This is what Carmarthenshire's new £30m school looks like - from the skywhich is the autistic unit.Vocational courses The category 2B bilingual school
This is what Carmarthenshire's new £30m school looks like - from the sky
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
which is the autistic unit.Vocational courses The category 2B bilingual school was delivered in partnership with the Welsh Government through its 21st Century Schools programme. It also provides vocational courses with other Dinefwr schools... Read more
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walesonline
Calls for governor to resign in 'Welsh-medium only' school rowcensus showed the number of Welsh speakers to have fallen below 50% in Carmarth
Calls for governor to resign in 'Welsh-medium only' school row
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
census showed the number of Welsh speakers to have fallen below 50% in Carmarthenshire for the first time in history. The Welsh Government has called for more access to Welsh medium education and the move is part of Carmarthenshire’s... Read more
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RallySport Magazine
Welsh forest charges threaten Wales Rally GBevidence that the sport brings considerable support to local communities, and i
Welsh forest charges threaten Wales Rally GB
RallySport Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
evidence that the sport brings considerable support to local communities, and ironically there is consequent concern whether the world championship Wales Rally GB this year can be run. This WRC event is sponsored by the Welsh government authorit... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Plan to save some of the 50 closure-threatened public toilets in Gwyneddcompleted.” Gwynedd Council was forced to tackle a £5.5 million shortfall afte
Plan to save some of the 50 closure-threatened public toilets in Gwynedd
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
completed.” Gwynedd Council was forced to tackle a £5.5 million shortfall after receiving a cut in its funding from the Welsh Government. The authority carried out a huge public consultation involving 2,000 residents and organisations late last... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Plan to save some of the 50 closure-threatened public toilets in Gwyneddcompleted.” Gwynedd Council was forced to tackle a £5.5 million shortfall afte
Plan to save some of the 50 closure-threatened public toilets in Gwynedd
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
completed.” Gwynedd Council was forced to tackle a £5.5 million shortfall after receiving a cut in its funding from the Welsh Government. The authority carried out a huge public consultation involving 2,000 residents and organisations late last... Read more
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