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Caernarfon and Bontnewydd bypass to open

The A487 Caernarfon and Bontnewydd bypass has been completed ahead of time and will now open to traffic on Saturday 19 February rather than Friday 18 February in order not to encourage any unnecessary travel during Storm Eunice.

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Welsh Government funding secures jobs at Bridgend firm

Welsh Government funding has helped secure cutting edge automated machinery for Bridgend-based TBD Ltd, securing 20 jobs, improving efficiency and providing new growth opportunities, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, has announced.

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Wales encourages more girls to become the next generation of scientists and engineers

Encouraging more girls to follow careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) will help Wales lead the way in tackling some of the major global challenges facing society, Minister for the Economy, Vaughan Gething said today.

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Apprenticeship Week Wales 2022: Minister commits £366m to deliver 125,000 all-age apprenticeships in Wales

The Welsh Government is investing £366m over the next three years to deliver 125,000 all-age apprenticeships across Wales during this term of government, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has announced at the start of Apprenticeship Week Wales 2022.

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Welsh Government helps secure 102 jobs and bright future for automotive parts manufacturing factory in Powys

The Welsh Government has stepped in to purchase a commercial property in Llanfyllin in Powys, paving the way for automotive parts manufacturer Marrill Group Ltd to take over the plant - securing 102 jobs and future expansion opportunities at the site, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, has announced today.

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Economy Minister calls on UK Government to replace Wales’ lost £1bn in “levelling up” drive

The Welsh budget will be nearly £1 billion worse off by 2024 as a result of the UK Government’s failure to honour its commitment that Wales would not lose “a single penny” as a result of the UK leaving the EU, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, has revealed today.

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Business Wales boost to Welsh economy worth £790m a year by mid 2021

Support from the Welsh Government’s Business Wales service boosted the Welsh economy by an estimated £790m a year by mid 2021, according to new research unveiled by Economy Minister Vaughan Gething today.

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Applications open for emergency financial support from Economic Resilience Fund

Businesses in Wales impacted by the rapid spread of the Omicron virus can now apply for emergency financial support from the Welsh Government’s Economic Resilience Fund (ERF).

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Eligibility checker for £120m Omicron business support package goes live

Businesses in Wales impacted by the rapid spread of the Omicron virus can now find out how much they can expect to receive in emergency financial support from the Welsh Government.

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Wales’ Social enterprises receive £574,000 Welsh Government funding boost

The Welsh Government is making £574,000 of funding available to support four new projects which will help the social enterprise sector in Wales deliver a fairer and greener economic recovery, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething has announced today.

 

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£120m financial support for businesses in Wales impacted by Omicron

Businesses in Wales impacted by the rapid spread of the Omicron virus will be eligible for emergency financial support under a new Welsh Government support package.

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Sporting events to be played behind closed doors as omicron cases rise

Sporting events will be played behind closed doors from Boxing Day in Wales to help control the spread of the new omicron variant.