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Wheely big investment will encourage cycle use and help Wales meet net zero

Getting people out of cars and on to bikes is the aim of a £50m investment announced by Deputy Climate Change Minister Lee Waters today (Friday 13 May).

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Plans to set up a supervisory authority to oversee coal tip safety will ‘ensure people feel safe and secure in their homes’

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today (Thursday, May 12) set out plans to introduce a new law to manage the legacy of centuries of mining in Wales which put ‘community safety at the forefront.’

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Welsh Government provides £2.8m to repair storm damaged road in Wrexham

The Welsh Government has awarded Wrexham Council £2.8 million to carry out vital repairs to the B5605 in Newbridge, near Wrexham

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New schemes to help refugees and people from Ukraine integrate into Wales

A new Welcome Ticket will provide refugees and people from Ukraine with free bus travel and they will also receive free entry to Cadw sites across Wales.

Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters MS, at Caerleon Comprehensive School

Schools and public buildings to get solar panels as Wales drives community owned renewable energy

Three schools, a care home and a crematorium in Newport will be among the first buildings to have solar rooftop panels installed as part of Welsh Government support to expand community owned renewable energy in Wales.

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Landmark rule makes manufacturers responsible for waste created by their products

Wales - ranked third in the world for domestic recycling - has joined forces with other UK nations to introduce new ‘polluter pays’ rules to make businesses which place packaged goods onto the market pay for their waste to be recycled. 

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Group announced to review transport in North Wales

The panel of independent commissioners who will recommend how to build a sustainable and integrated transport system for North Wales have been announced by Deputy Minister for Climate Change Lee Waters.

Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters with pupils from Whitchurch Primary School

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.