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20mph speed limit to become a reality on Welsh roads from this summer

Plans for a default 20mph speed limit on Welsh roads have moved a step closer as eight pilot areas to trial the change have been confirmed.

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£1.3m to help the Urdd “recover and rebuild”

The Welsh Government has today, (Wednesday 17th February) announced £1.3m to support the Urdd’s recovery and rebuilding following the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Minister thanks Wales’s kind communities on Random Acts of Kindness day

On Random Acts of Kindness Day, the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip, Jane Hutt, sent a message of thanks to the thousands of volunteers and community helpers in Wales who have shown kindness to people in need during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Eligibility criteria for the Self-Isolation Support Payment widened

More people will now be eligible to apply for the £500 Self-Isolation Support Payment the Minister for Housing and Local Government, Julie James has announced.

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First Minister Mark Drakeford calls first mines safety summit following Skewen coal mine burst

First Minister Mark Drakeford convened a mines safety summit today to address the safety and the environmental impacts of Wales’ disused coal mines, after a mine shaft burst in Skewen and caused catastrophic flooding  last month.

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£15 million for education technology in schools next year

The Welsh Government will invest a further £15 million in educational technology for schools in the next financial year.

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£21.5m funding to fix flood damage to bridges and boardwalks

Welsh Government Ministers have announced over £21.5m to help councils across the country fix flood damage to roads, bridges and boardwalks.

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Amlwch sites to become part of Anglesey Enterprise Zone

Two sites at Amlwch are to join the Anglesey Enterprise Zone helping stimulate the economy and support jobs in the north of the island, Economy and North Wales Minister Ken Skates announced today

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Future funding for equality and human rights in Wales: Have your say

The Deputy Minister and Chief Whip, Jane Hutt, today announced the launch of a six week consultation into the future shape and remit of the Welsh Government’s Equality and Inclusion Funding Programme.

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Minister pleased to see Mid Wales company growing

Economy Minister Ken Skates has congratulated Newtown-based electronics firm Control Techniques after it moved all production from China to its primary manufacturing site in Wales and created 44 new jobs as a result.

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Welsh Government invest over £10m to fund 84 new ambulances

The Welsh Ambulance Service (WAST) will receive 84 new operational vehicles thanks to a £10.9M investment from the Welsh Government.

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Written Statement: Service charges levied by some housing associations and third sector organisations on assured shorthold tenancies

You will wish to be aware that the Minister for Housing and Local Government has issued a Written Statement: