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First trees collected in Wales as part of ambitious give-away to fight climate change

The first people in Wales have started to collect trees as part of an ambitious Welsh Government project to fight climate change.

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Wales paves road to zero waste with recycled nappies in A487 resurface

As part of Wales’ bid to become a zero waste nation by 2050, the Welsh Government has trialled using recycled nappies to resurface a stretch of road on the A487 between Cardigan and Aberystwyth.

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Lord Burns to lead North Wales Transport Review

A new transport commission that will develop a pipeline of transport schemes for north Wales has been announced today by the Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters.

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Free bus travel across Newport during March

Bus passengers travelling across Newport during March will receive free travel thanks to a new pilot scheme being funded by the Welsh Government.

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£1.3m funding boost for community transport schemes

The Welsh Government is investing almost £1.3m to make it easier for people in valley communities and those without access to digital technology to benefit from new and improved public transport, Ministers have announced today.

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More cases of tree disease Phytophthora pluvialis discovered in Wales

New findings of a fungal-like pathogen known to affect a variety of tree species have been reported in Wales.

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Minister for Social Justice and Minister for Climate Change call for action from the UK Government to tackle the Cost of Living Crisis.

With growing concerns over the ‘Cost of Living Crisis’ that families are facing across Wales, Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt and Minister for Climate Change Julie James outlined the full package of support the Welsh Government has developed to help families during this difficult time and reiterated their call for action from the UK Government to ease the burden on families across Wales. 

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Minister unveils new plans that will help Welsh Government lead the fight against illegal waste exporters and waste crime

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today revealed plans to transform the waste industry in Wales, making it easier to crack down on illegal exports and on waste crime.

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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.