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Help for Wales’ countryside following boost in tourism

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today (Wednesday, May 25) announced £26m to limit the carbon footprint of tourism in Wales, boost biodiversity and improve access to the countryside so all can enjoy its beauty.

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Climate Change Minister’s message on International Day of Biodiversity is to ‘let it grow’

“We are in a nature emergency and now, more than ever, we must support our precious wildlife.”

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Independent review of floods announced to help Wales adapt to climate change

An independent review of flooding events across Wales during the winter of 2020-21 has been launched, the Welsh Government has announced.

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£182m to support independent living and reduce pressures on health and social care services

“A decent and affordable home is fundamental to the health and wellbeing of everybody.”

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Wheely big investment will encourage cycle use and help Wales meet net zero

Getting people out of cars and on to bikes is the aim of a £50m investment announced by Deputy Climate Change Minister Lee Waters today (Friday 13 May).

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Calls for a UK-wide approach to building safety

Climate Change Minister Julie James has made fresh calls for a UK-wide approach to building safety as she set out the progress Wales has made on repairing building defects in Wales.

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Plans to set up a supervisory authority to oversee coal tip safety will ‘ensure people feel safe and secure in their homes’

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today (Thursday, May 12) set out plans to introduce a new law to manage the legacy of centuries of mining in Wales which put ‘community safety at the forefront.’

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New stats: Why is Wales an outlier in UK recycling rates?

UK waste from households recycling stats released today show Wales far outperforming other UK nations for at least the tenth year running:

  • Wales 56.5%
  • Scotland 41.0%
  • England 44.0%
  • Northern Ireland 49.1%
  • UK average 44.4%
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Welsh Government provides £2.8m to repair storm damaged road in Wrexham

The Welsh Government has awarded Wrexham Council £2.8 million to carry out vital repairs to the B5605 in Newbridge, near Wrexham

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Time to raise the bar on Wales’ housing standards

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today (Tuesday, May 10) announced the upcoming launch of a consultation on proposed new social housing quality standard for Wales.

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New schemes to help refugees and people from Ukraine integrate into Wales

A new Welcome Ticket will provide refugees and people from Ukraine with free bus travel and they will also receive free entry to Cadw sites across Wales.