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Minister announces extra £22.7m to help adult social care sector

Health and Social Services Minister Vaughan Gething has announced £22.7m in extra funding to help meet the additional costs adult social care providers are incurring as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Family and friends at the heart of new coronavirus regulations

New rules will come into force on Monday to make it easier for family and friends to meet outdoors, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today (Friday 31 July) as he set out further changes to the coronavirus regulations in Wales.

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New coronavirus guidance to support providers of higher education and further education in Wales

The Welsh Government has today published updated guidance to support higher education, further education and work based providers as they continue to prepare for the autumn term and beyond.

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First Minister Mark Drakeford will today (Friday 31 July) set out changes to the coronavirus regulations in Wales making it easier for families and friends to meet outdoors.

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Actions to support Welsh food and drink industry recovery from impact of Covid19 published

A series of priority actions to support Wales’ world class food and drink industry recover from the impact of Covid19 have today [Wednesday 29 July] been jointly published by the Welsh Government and the Food and Drink Wales Industry Board.

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Joint statement by the UK Chief Medical Officers – extension of self-isolation period

“In symptomatic people Covid-19 is most infectious just before, and for the first few days after, symptoms begin. It is very important people with symptoms self-isolate and get a test, which will allow contact tracing.

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Securing the future of Wales’ culture sector

The Welsh Government is investing £53m to help Wales’ diverse culture sector deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas, has announced.

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Consultation launched on plans to reduce single use plastics in Wales

The Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government, Hannah Blythyn, has launched a consultation on the Welsh Government’s proposals to ban a range of single use plastic items.

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Drink Drive Rehabilitation scheme to resume online

The Welsh Government has confirmed that people wanting to complete the Drink Drive Rehabilitation Scheme will be able to complete the programme entirely online, on a temporary basis.

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Are you missing out on a council tax reduction?

With more people than ever facing financial hardship due to the coronavirus crisis, Finance Minister Rebecca Evans is urging everyone to check if they are eligible for help with paying their council tax bills. 

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Call for UK Government to play its part as Global Centre of Rail Excellence moves closer with business case and initial planning consent

Plans for a world leading rail testing centre in South West Wales have progressed further, with the submission of an Outline Business Case as well as local approval for the land.

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Education Minister proposes 3.1% overall pay award for teachers

Education Minister Kirsty Williams has today (Wednesday, July 29) set out her proposals for teacher pay in Wales.