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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.’
New stats: Why is Wales an outlier in UK recycling rates?
UK waste from households recycling stats released today show Wales far outperforming other UK nations for at least the tenth year running:
- Wales 56.5%
- Scotland 41.0%
- England 44.0%
- Northern Ireland 49.1%
- UK average 44.4%
Time to raise the bar on Wales’ housing standards
Climate Change Minister Julie James has today (Tuesday, May 10) announced the upcoming launch of a consultation on proposed new social housing quality standard for Wales.
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.
Putting residents’ voices at the ‘heart of decision making’ on building safety
Climate Change Minister Julie James has said she will put residents’ voices at the heart of decision-making as she outlined the next steps to ensure people feel safe in their own homes.
£31m to turn the tide towards renewable energy
A major tidal project off Anglesey will benefit from £31m of funding in what is likely to be the last large grant from the EU’s regional funding programme.
Back of the net! Wales becomes first UK nation to rollout fishing gear recycling scheme
Wales is taking action against marine litter as it becomes the first UK nation to introduce a recycling scheme for fishing gear.
Welsh Government announces largest ever investment in flood protection
Climate Change Minister Julie James has today revealed the Welsh Government’s largest ever flood programme, totalling more than £214m over three years.
Solar farm powers Morriston Hospital for 50 hours without back-up from the grid in winter months
The UK’s first hospital-owned solar farm has surpassed expectations by providing enough electricity to not only contribute to the daily power needs of Morriston Hospital in Swansea, but to also cover 100% of its demand for 50 hours.
New tax rules for second homes
The Welsh Government has announced an increase to the maximum level of council tax premiums for second homes, as well as new local tax rules for holiday lets.
Wales paves road to zero waste with recycled nappies in A487 resurface
As part of Wales’ bid to become a zero waste nation by 2050, the Welsh Government has trialled using recycled nappies to resurface a stretch of road on the A487 between Cardigan and Aberystwyth.
More cases of tree disease Phytophthora pluvialis discovered in Wales
New findings of a fungal-like pathogen known to affect a variety of tree species have been reported in Wales.