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New law to provide greater security of occupation for people who rent a home in Wales unveiled

People in Wales who rent their home will have a guaranteed minimum of 12 months’ protection against eviction at the start of a new tenancy if they have not breached the terms of their contract, under a new law unveiled today by the Welsh Government.

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Wales and Ireland drive forward new collaboration

As Wales and Ireland face off in the Six Nations rugby today, Counsel General Jeremy Miles announced funding worth more than €6 million for three new projects aimed at strengthening ties between our two nations.

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First Minister congratulates try-hard apprentices ahead of Wales v Ireland clash

To round off National Apprenticeship Week, First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford met Welsh Rugby Union apprentices as they taught a girls’ class of wheelchair rugby to pupils from Cardiff’s Ummul Mumineem Academy.

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Innovative project to improve fibre infrastructure

An innovative project which aims to improve fibre infrastructure at no extra cost to the taxpayer was announced today by Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport Lee Waters.

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Housing Minister to address estate management charges paid by freeholders

The Welsh Government is planning to address the practice of charging freeholders fees for maintenance and services on their estates, and is calling on people across Wales to share their experiences.

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5 things you may not have known about Wales’s links with Germany

Next week will see Dr Peter Wittig, the German Ambassador to the UK, visit Wales and tour a number of German-owned companies working in Wales. He’ll also meet the First Minister and Eluned Morgan, the Minister for International Relations and Welsh Language.

With Dr Wittig’s visit on the way, we’ve put together a quick list of just some of the links which join Wales and Germany.

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Another new era for Coity Castle as conservation starts this spring

February marks the start of a major conservation project at Coity Castle, ensuring that the castle remains at the heart of the community for many generations to come.

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Minister welcomes latest increase in applications to Welsh universities

Student application data published today saw a 6% increase in the number of applications to higher education institutions in Wales - the largest increase among the four UK nations.  

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Minister sets out new vision for Wales’ fire and rescue services

Wales’ fire and rescue services could be given a wider role in keeping people safe as part of the Welsh Government’s future vision for the service, Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government, Hannah Blythyn announced today.

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£5.5m to help prevent and reduce obesity in Wales

Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething has announced an extra £5.5m to back plans to halt obesity in Wales.

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This is sexual abuse

New survivor-designed campaign launches today to help people recognise the signs of sexual abuse.

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Successful holiday hunger scheme rolled out across Wales

A pilot scheme tackling food poverty and holiday hunger will return again this year – with Welsh Government funding increasing from £100,000 to £1m.