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Climate Change Minister, Julie James and Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething

£5.9m of Welsh Government support given to businesses investing in research and innovation

Over fifty projects have been given £5.9m of support from the Welsh Government to invest in equipment that will help develop and embed new innovative products and services.

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New law will improve workplace recycling and Wales’ already impressive record

Wales’s already impressive recycling record is set to improve thanks to a new law that was passed in the Senedd last week.

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Economy Minister sets out top priorities for a stronger Welsh economy ‘built by all of us’

Ambition for stand-out Welsh strengths, green prosperity, skills and local jobs form the top priorities for the Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, who will today (Tuesday 28th November) set out his plans to deliver the Welsh Government’s Mission for a stronger economy.

Upper Cosmeston Farm site

Farm site sale will lead to the creation of 500 new homes

Climate Change Minister Julie James has approved the proposed sale of the Upper Cosmeston Farm site, inviting proposals which are required to meet new and demanding net zero carbon living standards.

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Economy Minister welcomes significant investment in Wales by Panasonic

Global electronics company, Panasonic, has today cemented its ongoing commitment to Wales by announcing an up to £20m investment in its facility in Cardiff.

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Single use plastic ban comes into force as Welsh Government strives to reach net zero

A number of singles use plastics have been banned from being supplied in Wales today (Monday, October 30).

Holyhead Breakwater 1 - photo by John Davies

Welsh Government to invest £40m to refurbish Breakwater and secure future of Holyhead Port

  • £40m investment will help refurbish the 150-year-old Holyhead Breakwater, which is gradually being eroded by the Irish Sea.
  • The superstructure – the longest in the UK - provides essential protection to the Port of Holyhead which protects the infrastructure and allows ships to dock safely.
Brecon DDRS Digital Deposit Return Scheme bottle recycling

First Minister visits world’s first town to try digital bottle recycling

The First Minister for Wales visited Brecon today to see how a trial digital deposit recycling scheme is working.

Film Wash Plant, Loughborough Jayplas

New facility to double Wales’ plastic reprocessing capacity

A £45 million investment will more than double Wales’ plastic reprocessing capacity and create over 100 new jobs at the former Toyoda Gosei factory in Swansea.

Minister for Rural Affairs - Lesley Griffiths

More opportunities for discussion at Anglesey and Pembrokeshire Shows

Upcoming agricultural shows this summer will provide more opportunities for discussion and to see the best of rural Wales, Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales Lesley Griffiths has said.

Rural Affairs and North Wales Minister Lesley Griffiths with Lord Newborough at the Rhug Estate

North Wales farms taking action to support environment

Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has been hearing about how farm businesses in North Wales have been taking action to tackle the climate and nature emergencies.

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Ynni Cymru will unlock Wales’ green energy potential

A successful, community-owned renewable energy company was the perfect location for Climate Change Minister Julie James and Plaid Cymru’s Designated Member Siân Gwenllian to launch Ynni Cymru – a new, a publicly-owned energy company for Wales.