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Urdd receives St David Award for welcoming people fleeing Ukraine and Afghanistan

The youth organisation was awarded the First Minister’s Special Award in this evening’s ceremony for everything it has achieved in a century of serving young people in Wales, sustaining Welsh as a living language, and in the most recent times exemplifying the Nation of Sanctuary approach to providing sanctuary, support and safety to people fleeing Afghanistan and Ukraine.

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£25m to kick-start free school meals for all primary school children in Wales

£25m is being invested in school kitchen and dining infrastructure, as part of plans to roll out free school meals to all primary school children in Wales, the Welsh Government has announced.

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Cautious approach to coronavirus protections to continue

Wales will continue to gradually relax some of its remaining pandemic protections, First Minister Mark Drakeford will announce tomorrow.

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First Minister announces location of Wales’ third commemorative woodland

The First Minister has announced the location of Wales’ third commemorative woodland at Cwmfelinfach in Caerphilly.

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First Minister meets Wales Women's rugby squad ahead of the Six Nations

First Minister Mark Drakeford will meet the Wales Women's rugby squad today (Monday 21 March) ahead of the start of the 2022 TikTok Women's Six Nations Championship.

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First matches being made under Homes for Ukraine scheme

Wales will act as a super-sponsor for a scheme that will enable people fleeing the war to seek safety in Wales.

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First Minister discusses Ukraine with EU Committee of the Regions

The war in Ukraine and co-operation across Europe will be discussed by European leaders, when the First Minister addresses the EU Committee of the Regions.

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Wales offers free rail travel for Ukrainian refugees

First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford has announced that from today, refugees fleeing the ongoing conflict in Ukraine can travel for free on Transport for Wales services.

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Wales sends medical supplies to support Ukraine

The first shipment of medical supplies including ventilators, bandages and face masks is being despatched from Wales today to support the people of Ukraine.

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First Minister urges people to have their say on the UK-wide Covid-19 Inquiry

The First Minister is encouraging people across Wales to take part in a consultation about the terms of reference for the UK-wide Covid-19 inquiry.

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National Award Winners invited to Six Nations rugby games by the First Minister of Wales

St David Awards winners in 2020 and 2021 will be Welsh Government guests at Wales’ games against France and Italy.

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Long-term plan to live with coronavirus safely

First Minister Mark Drakeford will tomorrow (Friday 4 March) publish Wales’ longer-term plan to live safely with coronavirus.