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One network, one timetable, one ticket – Welsh Government sets out plans to change the way we travel
“For more than 70 years we have made it easy to travel by car and harder to travel by public transport – that has to change.”
Law Commission’s report on regulating coal tip safety in Wales a ‘significant milestone’
The Welsh Government has welcomed the Law Commission’s recommendations to improve coal tip safety in Wales, saying they will help to shape a new law to ensure people living and working near tips feel safe and secure.
Putting residents’ voices at the ‘heart of decision making’ on building safety
Climate Change Minister Julie James has said she will put residents’ voices at the heart of decision-making as she outlined the next steps to ensure people feel safe in their own homes.
The pandemic opened the door to remote working, now we need to support this way of working for future generations
The way people work has significantly changed since the pandemic and the Welsh Government is keen to do all it can to help lock in the positive benefits experienced by many and encourage more businesses to adopt this new approach to working.
New appointments at the National Infrastructure Commission to help focus on climate and nature emergencies
The Welsh Government is looking to appoint a Deputy Chairperson and six Commissioners to the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales (NICW).
£31m to turn the tide towards renewable energy
A major tidal project off Anglesey will benefit from £31m of funding in what is likely to be the last large grant from the EU’s regional funding programme.
Back of the net! Wales becomes first UK nation to rollout fishing gear recycling scheme
Wales is taking action against marine litter as it becomes the first UK nation to introduce a recycling scheme for fishing gear.
Welsh Government announces largest ever investment in flood protection
Climate Change Minister Julie James has today revealed the Welsh Government’s largest ever flood programme, totalling more than £214m over three years.
Solar farm powers Morriston Hospital for 50 hours without back-up from the grid in winter months
The UK’s first hospital-owned solar farm has surpassed expectations by providing enough electricity to not only contribute to the daily power needs of Morriston Hospital in Swansea, but to also cover 100% of its demand for 50 hours.
Cardiff school children welcome Wales’ largest 20mph pilot
Safer streets save lives and improves our quality of life was the message from the Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters today as he welcomed the rollout of Wales’s largest 20mph pilot in Cardiff North.
New tax rules for second homes
The Welsh Government has announced an increase to the maximum level of council tax premiums for second homes, as well as new local tax rules for holiday lets.
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.