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£150m for insulation, clean energy and carbon reduction in social homes

Deputy Minister for Climate Change Lee Waters has announced an additional £150m to retrofit social homes with new technologies and insulation to help curb Wales’ emissions.

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Building a confident future for electric car users

Ambitious plans that set out how the Welsh Government will be investing in infrastructure and working with the private sector to give people in Wales the confidence to make the switch to electric vehicles have been unveiled today.

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New images show true scale of ‘ambitious and complex’ Welsh Metro project

“Delivering the £1bn Welsh Metro project will be one of the most ambitious and complex programmes we’ve ever undertaken.”

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50mph schemes successful in driving down air pollution

From 4 October, motorists exceeding the 50mph speed limits on some of the most polluted roads in Wales could receive a letter or fine through their doors, the Welsh Government has warned.

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Panel of leading UK  transport and climate change experts to carry out Roads Review

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters MS, has today announced the Chair and Panel that will be carrying out the Welsh Government’s Roads Review and confirmed the road schemes that will be considered as part of the review.

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New images show true scale of ambitious North Wales metro programme

New images have been released that show the true scale of the ambitious North Wales metro programme.

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Million pound investment to make cycling more accessible for all

An electric bike pilot scheme that has received more than £1m of funding from the Welsh Government is already helping local residents to swap their car for a bike in communities across Wales.   

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Radical intervention needed to save Wales’ town centres

“We need joined-up intervention to lift town centres, and an effort to tackle out-of-town development, if we are to succeed in turning things around”.

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We need to think big and show ambition on Active Travel

New guidance to help local authorities to plan, design and deliver high quality walking and cycling routes across Wales has been launched today [Friday 16 July].

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Deputy Minister issues “national call to arms” to plant more trees

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change Lee Waters today issued a “national call to arms” to ask the people of Wales to help to deliver real change to tackle the climate emergency.

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Safer streets save lives

Plans to reduce the national default speed limit in Wales from 30mph to 20mph on residential roads and busy pedestrian streets will form part of the Welsh Government’s legislative priorities for this year, Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters has confirmed.

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Freeze on new roads projects to be announced

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters will announce a freeze on new road building projects, whilst a review of highway schemes across Wales is carried out.