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“Support Wales by holidaying at home this year” – Health Minister

As Wales kicks off their Euro 2020 campaign today, Health Minister Eluned Morgan has urged people to holiday at home this summer.

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Covid hubs in North Wales offering support to the hardest hit

Hubs offering holistic support to people who need to self-isolate and to those hit hardest by the pandemic are being rolled out in a pilot scheme across five areas in North Wales.

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Major funding boost to support personalised learner support

The Welsh Government will provide £33m to support learners in colleges and sixth forms across Wales, as part of the £150m it has committed to the education response to Covid-19.

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54,000 people in Wales helped into work thanks to Working Wales

More than 54,000 people across Wales have been supported to improve their career prospects and get into work in the first two years of Working Wales - the Welsh Government’s employability service, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething announced today.

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“No-one left behind” as Wales’ incredible vaccine programme moves forward

All over-18s will be offered a Covid vaccine by the start of next week, as First Minister Mark Drakeford praised the people behind Wales’ world-leading vaccination programme.

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New £3m respite fund launched to give unpaid carers a well-earned break

A new £3m fund is being set up to provide respite and short breaks for Wales’ small army of unpaid carers, Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan announced today.

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First Minister confirms phased move to alert level one

Up to 30 people will be able to meet outdoors and large outdoor activities will be able to take place from Monday, as Wales moves into alert level one, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today (Friday June 4).

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Portugal moves to amber on international travel traffic-light list

Travellers returning to Wales from Portugal will need to self-isolate on their return after the Welsh Government confirmed the popular holiday destination will be moving to the amber list from 04:00hrs on Tuesday 8 June.

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“Volunteers are the glue which hold our communities together”

£1.4m in funding has been awarded to 12 projects in the hearts of communities across Wales, also marking Volunteers’ Week 2021.

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More than £25m invested in diagnostic equipment for NHS Wales

More than £25m is being invested in new imaging equipment to ensure the NHS in Wales has access to the latest technology to help speed up the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases.

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Contact tracing in Wales extended until March 2022

Wales’ successful Test, Trace, Protect service, which has helped to reduce the spread of coronavirus, will be extended to next year, with a further injection of Welsh Government funding.

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EU Settlement Scheme – Less than 30 days to go

There’s less than 30 days left for EU citizens to apply for settled status in the UK and those living in Wales are being urged to take-up the free support on offer from Welsh Government to complete their application.