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Higher payment rates announced for farmers creating woodland
The Welsh Government is calling on all farmers in Wales to help tackle the climate emergency by planting trees as higher payment rates for woodland creation are confirmed today (Thursday, May 25).
Historic cross-border meeting to strengthen working relations
Strengthening North Wales’ links with Ireland and North West England is vitally important to take advantage of new opportunities, First Minister Mark Drakeford will say today (Thursday 18 May).
We all have a role to play in protecting our plants and trees – Rural Affairs Minister
Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths is reminding people what they can do to protect plants and trees in Wales from pests and diseases during National Plant Health Week.
First Wales Wildlife and Rural Crime Strategy to be launched
The first made-in-Wales strategy to tackle wildlife and rural crime is to be launched at the Royal Welsh Showground on Thursday.
Minister sees Denbighshire businesses and projects making a positive impact
North Wales Minister Lesley Griffiths has taken a first-hand look at how growing businesses and new developments are making a difference in Denbighshire.
Welsh Government continues to work with all partners in Llangefni – Minister for North Wales
The Welsh Government is continuing to work with all partners in Llangefni and wider community following the closure of 2 Sisters, Minister for North Wales Lesley Griffiths has said
£30m Active Travel route and A55 improvements officially opened
The completion of the safety and improvement work on the Aber Tai’r Meibion section of the A55, which includes a new active travel route, has been officially marked by the Minister for North Wales Lesley Griffiths.
Maintain stringent biosecurity and stay vigilant – reminder as kept birds housing order lifts
Bird keepers are being reminded to continue to maintain rigorous hygiene and biosecurity measures, and to remain vigilant for the signs of avian flu, as the housing order for poultry and captive birds is lifted today (Tuesday April 18).
Welsh seafood on show at fin-tastic world event
Four North Wales seafood companies will be looking to make waves at the industry’s biggest global event in Barcelona next week
Avian Influenza: Housing Order to be lifted on 18 April
- Enhanced biosecurity requirements brought in as part of the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) in December to remain in place.
- Bird keepers encouraged to use the next week to prepare for release of birds – particularly outdoor areas.
- Findings of dead wild birds should continue to be reported to the Defra helpline on 03459 33 55 77 and keepers should report suspicion of disease to APHA on 0300 303 8268.
Plan published to build on steady progress to eradicate TB
A refreshed five-year Delivery Plan to build on the steady progress achieved to date to eradicate bovine TB in Wales has been published by Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths.
Wales’ new freeports unveiled
- Two new freeports set to be established in Wales - Celtic Freeport covering Milford Haven and Port Talbot, and Anglesey Freeport in North Wales.
- Both freeports aim to attract £4.9bn in public and private investments, with the potential to create around 20,000 jobs by 2030.
- Freeports designed to enhance Welsh Government investment and policies for stronger, fairer, greener local economies.