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Gigabit? Gigalot! Consultation opens on proposals to require all new homes built with download speeds of 1Gbps

The Minister for Economy Vaughan Gething and the Minister for Climate Change Julie James have announced a consultation into proposals to require housing developers to ensure all new build houses be equipped with gigabit broadband capability.

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Here’s how £1.6bn record transport funding is being used across Wales

Brand new trains, hydrogen fuelled buses and tripling walking and cycling routes - these are just some of the ways the Welsh Government plans to ‘make the right thing to do, the easy thing to do’ according to Deputy Minister Lee Waters.

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New stats show more than 2,600 affordable homes were built in Wales in the last financial year

New stats published today show that 2,676 additional affordable homes were built in Wales in 2021/2022.

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More funding for organisations who help everyone use more Cymraeg

Community-based language initiatives and local Welsh language newspapers are some of the organisations receiving a share of almost £260,000 to help us all use more Cymraeg.

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More Welsh farms receive Glastir funding at start of payment window

More than £28.5m has been paid to Welsh farms at the beginning of the Glastir 2022 payment window, Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has said.

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Call for people in need to take up legal advice support

The Welsh Government is encouraging people in need of legal advice to come forward and see what support is available to them.

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Plan to address NHS workforce challenges

The Welsh Government has today set out its plans to address the challenges of staffing the Welsh NHS.  

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Business Wales – 10 years of supporting business growth in Wales

Ten years since its launch, Business Wales has supported more than 390,000 entrepreneurs and businesses, assisted the creation of over 19,000 new start-ups and directly helped to create nearly 47,000 jobs in the Welsh economy.

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£50m to bring empty homes back to life

Minister Julie James has today (Monday, January 30) announced a new £50m scheme to bring more empty homes back to life.

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Welsh public asked to speak up if they spot the signs of “degrading and intrusive” forms of violence against women and girls

Members of the public in Wales are being advised to look out for women and girls who may be at risk from – or may have already been subjected to – virginity testing and hymenoplasty.

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Statement about Clare Drakeford

A Welsh Government spokesperson said: “It is with deep sadness that we confirm the sudden passing of Clare Drakeford, wife of the First Minister.