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Enforcement of M4 50mph scheme starts today

From today [17 November], motorists exceeding the 50mph speed limits between junctions 24-28 on the M4 could be fined, the Welsh Government has warned.

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Package of support promised for tenants as Minister sets new social rent cap for Wales

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today (Wednesday, November 16) confirmed the cap for social rents for the next financial year along with a package of support for tenants.

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Menai Suspension Bridge update 16/11/2022

The list of frequently asked questions relating to the closure of the Menai Suspension Bridge to traffic has been updated. 

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New stats show Wales remains a high recycling nation

New stats published today show that recycling rates in Wales have increased considerably over the last two decades with the country once again exceeding the statutory targets.

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Menai Suspension Bridge update 09/11/2022

The list of frequently asked questions relating to the closure of the Menai Suspension Bridge to traffic has been updated. 

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Wales edges closer to target with 20 millionth tree planted in Uganda

A tree growing programme aiming to tackle the climate emergency is celebrating after a landmark 20 million Welsh Government-funded trees were planted in Uganda.

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COP27: ‘No time to rest’, says Minister for Climate Change

Minister for Climate Change Julie James has told world leaders there is “no time to rest” as the UN Conference on Climate Change meets for the 27th time in Egypt. 

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New research shows 20mph speed limit could save Wales £100 million in first year

A new 20mph default speed limit in communities across Wales could save £100m as deaths and injuries are reduced, according to new research.

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COP27: Minister for Climate Change Julie James will tell world leaders there is “no time to rest” as the UN Conference on Climate Change begins in Egypt.

A year on from COP26 in Glasgow and a year after the Welsh Government published its Net Zero plan, a wide range of climate policies have been introduced in Wales, such as the plans for a renewable public energy developer to provide long-term energy security which sees profits reinvested to benefit the people of Wales.

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Menai Bridge update 25/10/2022

Deputy Minister, Lee Waters has just delivered an Oral Statement providing the latest updates on the Menai Bridge. A transcript is provided below.

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Wales announces publicly-owned renewable energy developer

The Minister for Climate Change, Julie James, has today announced a state-owned energy developer in response to energy insecurity, the cost-of-living crisis and the increasing threats posed by the climate and nature emergencies.

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Menai Bridge closes for essential maintenance work

Menai Bridge will close for essential maintenance work from Friday 21 October following safety  recommendations from structural engineers. .