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£4.6m programme will reduce flood risk for around 2,000 properties using power of nature

Details of a £4.6m programme to reduce flood risk using nature-based solutions have been published today, delivering towards a Programme for Government commitment (Wednesday, October 25).

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‘Bold and progressive’ new standard will see the biggest changes to social housing in more than 20 years

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today (Tuesday, October 24) introduced a new Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS) which will see the biggest changes to social housing standards in more than 20 years.

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New plan sets out road to recovery as Wales faces nature crisis

“'We need to take every opportunity to support nature and we want to use the land we own around our road network to help it recover.”

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Newport’s £17m regeneration thanks to Transforming Towns

From indoor market stalls and shopping arcades to a museum and state-of-the-art leisure centre, Climate Change Minister Julie James has seen first-hand how £17m of Transforming Towns funding has been put to use in Newport.

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One month to go before single use plastics ban is introduced in Wales

There is one month to go before a number of single use plastic items will be banned from being sold across Wales.

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First Minister visits world’s first town to try digital bottle recycling

The First Minister for Wales visited Brecon today to see how a trial digital deposit recycling scheme is working.

Deputy Minister for Climate Change with responsibility for Transport, Lee Waters with pupils from Albany Primary School, Roath Cardiff and Strider

Children across Wales welcome new 20s speed limit on walk to school

There was a different look and feel for children on their trips to school this morning following the introduction of the new 20 mph speed limit.

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Spain’s message to Wales on lower speed limits days ahead of 20mph roll out

“There will be some fears beforehand, but everything will become normal quickly and then everything will start to get better.”

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First Minister sees positive impact 20mph is having in St Brides Major

First Minister Mark Drakeford today (Thursday, September 7) visited one of the first areas in Wales to trial the new 20mph limit to learn more about the impact of the “biggest step-change in community safety in a generation.”

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Further works to begin today on Menai Suspension Bridge

Work will begin today (Monday 4th September 2023) on the Menai Suspension Bridge to ensure it is permanently restored in time for its 200th anniversary.

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Celebrating one year of the £76m programme that is helping to ensure ‘everyone has a place to call home’.

Climate Change Minister Julie James has visited a Cardiff site that will soon host homes for more than 150 families.

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‘Road traffic accidents are the largest cause of serious injury in children,’ says paediatric trauma leader at Wales’ children's hospital

“It’s simple, slower speeds save lives! Every year in Wales we see the devastating impacts road traffic collisions have on children and their families. They are the biggest single cause of serious injury in children who are typically walking or cycling.”