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Welsh Government

Chair of the Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee reappointed to continue delivering in the face of climate change

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today announced that the chair of the Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee, Martin Buckle, has been reappointed for a further three years.

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Ground-breaking Bill to ban single-use plastics in Wales and avoid leaving a ‘toxic legacy’ for future generations

A key step in reducing the flow of plastic waste damaging wildlife and the environment in Wales will be made today as a Bill banning single-use plastics is expected to be laid before the Senedd.

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Farmers to help Wales reach Net Zero as Welsh Government pledges an extra £32m for tree planting

Minister for Climate Change Julie James has today announced £32m for farmers and landowners to help Wales plant 86 million trees by the end of the decade to combat the climate emergency.

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Dafydd Trystan Davies re-appointed as Chair of Active Travel Board

The Minister for Climate Change, Julie James has announced the re-appointment of Dr Dafydd Trystan-Davies as Chair of the Welsh Government’s Active Travel Board.

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Eeee-cor! Donkeys, dolphins and saxifrages get helping hand with £15million extra funding for nature

Minister for Climate Change Julie James has announced nearly £15million for landowners and managers who want to improve biodiversity to help Wales fight the climate and nature emergencies.

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How restoring Wales’ bogs is improving water and wildfire security during dry weather

Today, a new Natural Resources Wales report highlights how action to restore the degraded peatland of Wales accelerated at record pace during 2021/22 – even surpassing expectations.

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£65m to ensure everyone has a ‘place to call their home’

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today (Friday, July 29) announced £65m to help people move on from temporary accommodation into a place they can call their home.

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A legacy that lives on: Welsh coal mines key to the industrial revolution could heat homes of the future

A £450,000 project will explore whether water from disused mines has the potential to play a vital role in supplying Wales’ energy needs for years to come.

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Minister sees progress in Rhyl Town Centre Transformation work

 Exciting developments are taking place across Rhyl town centre as projects, backed by the Welsh Government’s Transforming Towns fund and delivered in partnership with Denbighshire Council, take shape.

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New package of measures to address high numbers of second homes

New planning laws, a statutory licensing scheme and proposals to change land transaction tax will be included in a package of measures to address second homes in Wales.

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New chair and board members appointed to support delivery of better public services in Wales

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters has today (Friday, July 1) announced a new chair and board for the Centre for Digital Public Services.

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£48m to help Wales’ bus industry survive and thrive

The bus industry in Wales is set to receive a support package worth £48m to help them recover from the impact of the pandemic and deal with emerging financial challenges, the Welsh Government has announced today.