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Prisoner voting plans unveiled

The Welsh Government has unveiled plans to allow prisoners and young people normally resident in Wales who are in custody in the UK, serving a custodial sentence of less than four years, to vote in local government elections in Wales.

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In Wales, every day is International Women’s Day

It’s been 100 years since the first International Women’s Day. Since then it has grown into a truly global event – a day that recognises the achievements of girls and women across the world.

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Extra help on offer to promote gender equality in Welsh workplaces

On International Women’s Day, the Minister for European Transition Jeremy Miles has announced an additional £6 million to improve gender equality in workplaces all over Wales.

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North Wales Minister emphasises commitment to Trawsfynydd site

    North Wales Minister Ken Skates has emphasised the Welsh Government’s commitment to the Trawsfynydd site in Gwynedd, and its future potential in developing small modular reactors and other associated technologies.

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Wales confirms second positive case of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr Frank Atherton, has confirmed that a second patient in Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The patient is a resident in the Cardiff local authority area and has recently returned from Northern Italy, where the virus was contracted. The patient is being treated  in a clinically appropriate setting.

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Minister commits to driving up welfare standards for dogs at breeding premises

A commitment to improve welfare standards for dogs at breeding premises in Wales has been made by the Minister for the Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths.

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Additional support for publishing sector in Wales

Welsh Government has announced additional capital funding for the Books Council of Wales to invest in information technology systems which will support the growth of the publishing industry in Wales.

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Technology increasing subject choice for pupils in rural Wales

The Welsh Government has extended an innovative programme which uses IT to connect schools in rural areas, making the programme available in schools in Powys and Carmarthenshire.  

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First Minister of Wales ‘shares a story’ with local schoolchildren for World Book Day

The First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford has held a story session at The National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth in celebration of World Book Day.

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Launch of Climate Change Coffee Partnership to help farmers and producers in the developing world tackle the climate emergency

More than 3,000 Fairtrade farmers in rural Uganda will be supported by a Welsh Government-backed partnership to get them a fair price for their coffee – and help them combat climate change.

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£2.5 million Welsh Government support for businesses hit by flooding

The Welsh Government is making up to £2.5 million emergency funding available to support businesses severely impacted by floods caused by Storms Ciara and Dennis.

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Deputy Minister discovers National Park’s culture and coastline

Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government, Hannah Blythyn has visited the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park to see the vital work being undertaken to allow visitors and residents to enjoy this protected landscape, its wildlife and heritage.