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Further cases of tree disease Phytophthora pluvialis discovered in Wales

Two further cases of the fungal-like pathogen known to affect a variety of tree species has been discovered in Wales.

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Six months until the ‘biggest change to housing law in Wales for decades’

“The way we rent in Wales will become simpler and more transparent this year.”

That was the promise from Climate Change Minister Julie James as she announced her intention to implement the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 on Friday, July 15.

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Welsh Government to help people in arrears pay their rent

Minister for Climate Change Julie James is urging anyone who has fallen behind in paying rent because of the pandemic to contact their local authority to find out if they can receive financial help to avoid eviction.

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£900k boost for broadband projects in Powys

A Local broadband project in Powys is set to receive more than £900k worth of funding to help them deliver fast and reliable broadband to communities that need it, thanks to the Welsh Government’s Local Broadband Fund.

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First case of tree disease Phytophthora pluvialis discovered in Wales

A fungal-like pathogen known to affect a variety of tree species has been discovered on the Welsh Government Woodland Estate in Dyfi Forest, Gwynedd.

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Deputy Minister sets out big ambitions following deep dive review into renewable energy

“Our vision is clear, we want Wales to generate renewable energy to at least fully meet our energy needs and utilise surplus generation to tackle the nature and climate emergencies.”

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Every household in Wales will be given a free tree to plant as part of the Welsh Government’s commitment to tackle climate change

Every household in Wales will be offered a free tree to plant as part of the Welsh Government’s commitment to tackle climate change, Deputy Minister Lee Waters promised today.

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Minister launches ‘Ending Homelessness Action Plan’ with new funding for private rented sector to play their part

The Welsh Government’s commitment to end homelessness will be made clear in the Senedd later today as Climate Change Minister Julie James launches the Ending Homelessness Action Plan.

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New Chief Planning Inspector of new Welsh Government body appointed

Welsh Government Minister for Climate Change Julie James has welcomed the appointment of Vicky Robinson as the first Chief Planning Inspector of Planning and Environment Decisions Wales. 

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Next steps confirmed to tackle impact of second home ownership on Wales’ communities

Climate Change Minister Julie James has just revealed details of a pilot scheme to tackle the impact second home ownership is having on some Welsh communities.

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Wales’ bathing waters deliver 100% compliance record for fourth year running

Beaches across Wales have achieved 100% compliance with high quality bathing water standards for the fourth consecutive year.

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New stats show Wales upholds world class recycling rates, despite pandemic

Wales – currently ranked third in the world in recycling- upheld its stellar recycling rates last year despite the pandemic, new 2020-21 stats have revealed today.