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Carl Sargeant to launch new £100 million regeneration programme

5 hours 37 min ago
A new £100 million programme of targeted regeneration investment has been launched by the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children, Carl Sargeant.

Gethin Jones stars in film to promote Wales in North America

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:41
Visit Wales has joined forces with VisitBritain and BBC StoryWorks in a bid to inspire travellers from North America to visit and explore the countries and regions of Britain.

Economy Secretary officially opens Carpeo Estate Planning in Newport to create 300 jobs over five years

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:56
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates was  in Cleppa Park in Newport to officially open Carpeo Estates Planning, a company working to demystify the wills and funeral planning process for its clients.

Cabinet Secretary for Education officially opens Campus 6 building project at Pembrokeshire College

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:28
The Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kirsty Williams, has officially opened the Campus 6 building project at Pembrokeshire College in Haverfordwest.

Devolution – the age of the recycling revolution

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:49
In the 20 years since Wales said yes to Devolution, our recycling rate has increased from just under 5% to 64% - the third best in the world.

First meeting of the Welsh Revenue Authority board takes place

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:26
The WRA takes a step closer to collecting and managing devolved taxes in Wales, as its board meets for the first time.

Ken Skates leads partners in push for greater road safety in Wales

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:32
Although we have some of the safest roads in the world, every death or serious injury is one too many, Economy Sectary Ken Skates has said today.

Economy Secretary visits Ford in Bridgend

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:15
Economy and Infrastructure Secretary, Ken Skates was at Bridgend Ford to see first hand the preparatory work underway  for production of the new Dragon Engine

Maximum tuition fee in Wales will remain £9,000 – Kirsty Williams

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:38
Maximum tuition fee in Wales will remain £9,000 – Kirsty Williams

We must continue to tackle Hate Crime – Cab Sec

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:44
Carl Sargeant today highlighted the Welsh Government’s work with partners to reduce the number of hate crimes and incidents across Wales.

Consultation opens on appeals process for non-domestic rates in Wales

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:31
A consultation opens today on improving and modernising the long established system to make sure that it’s fair and works as well as it can.

Mark Drakeford in Brussels to meet Guy Verhofstadt MEP

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:26
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford will today visit Brussels to meet Guy Verhofstadt MEP, the European Parliament’s Brexit negotiator.

Talgarth Bakery expand production

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:15
Maesteg-based Talgarth Bakery is set to move part of its production to newly refurbished premises thanks to help from the Welsh Government’s Repayable Business Finance

Our Route to becoming a Circular Economy nation

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:31
Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Lesley Griffiths today outlined the steps Wales will take in its move to becoming a Circular Economy nation.

£215,000 to improve adoption services

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:45
£215,000 has been awarded to the National Adoption Service to improve and develop adoption support services in Wales.

Changes to early entry exams announced – Kirsty Williams

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:01
Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has announced new rules to reduce the number of pupils being entered too early for exams (Mon 16th Oct).

JMC crucial opportunity to re-set relationship with Devolved Administrations – Mark Drakeford

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:29
The Finance Secretary will look to use the reconvening of the Committee as a chance to engage constructively in the development of the UK negotiating position for leaving the EU.

New rules to ensure rented homes are fit for human habitation

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:03
New regulations which require landlords to ensure their properties are fit for human habitation are being consulted on by the Welsh Government.

Microbeads ban in Wales – Consultation to go live on Monday

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 14:31
A consultation on the implementation of a ban in Wales on the manufacture and sale of cosmetics and personal care products which contain plastic microbeads will open on Monday 16th October.

Lesley Griffiths announces £1m to progress plans to protect East Rhyl homes

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:31
Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths announced over £1m for Denbighshire County Council.