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“Homelessness doesn’t always live on the streets” – major new campaign launched to tackle hidden homelessness

A major new campaign to tackle hidden homelessness by raising awareness that “homelessness doesn’t always live on the streets” has been launched by the Welsh Government.

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Welsh Government estate achieves record environmental targets

The environmental performance of the Welsh Government’s administrative estate is exceeding expectations according to the 11th annual State of the Estate report out today [Wednesday 13 November].

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Ready, cyber, go…

Finance Minister Rebecca Evans is encouraging girls aged 12-13 [year 8] from across Wales to take part in the CyberFirst Girls 2020 competition, which opens for registration today [Monday 2 December].

Minister for Economy and Transport Ken Skates

Welsh Government’s Business Wales service helps create 20,000 jobs

More than 20,000 jobs have been created since April 2015 by enterprises that have received support from the Welsh Government’s flagship Business Wales service, Economy Minister Ken Skates has revealed.

Economy Minister Ken Skates with the DBX at the official opening of the Aston Martin Lagonda facility in St Athan

2019 sees big investments and more businesses in Wales

The Welsh Government has continued to stand up for the people of Wales in 2019 by supporting business, improving transport and creating job opportunities, Economy Minister Ken Skates has said as the year draws to a close.

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Welsh Government to invest in more resilient, cleaner & greener transport

Investing in low emission vehicles and creating a more resilient transport system are amongst the initiatives benefitting from £74m of Welsh Government funding to provide better, more environmentally friendly transport.

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Planning permission for sheds and glasshouses on allotments to be scrapped in Wales

Planning permission will no longer be required for the erection of a shed or glasshouse on an allotment in Wales, under new Welsh Government plans to simplify planning rules.

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New law to make it easier for more people in Wales to stand to be local councillors

Councillors will be able to remotely attend council meetings more easily and job share cabinet posts, while councils will need to broadcast their meetings online, under new Welsh Government plans to support increasing diversity and transparency in local government.

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EU funds helping to grow job prospects for long-term unemployed

A new £1.3m project to support people facing complex barriers to employment compounded by mental ill health has been announced today by Jeremy Miles, Brexit Minister.

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Strengthened powers to allow Welsh councils to compulsory purchase empty houses and vacant land

Councils in Wales could be given stronger powers to compulsory purchase vacant land and redundant buildings in order to bring them back into use, when it is in the public interest to do so, under new Welsh Government proposals.

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“Wales to be world leader in recycling” – Hannah Blythyn

Wales will phase out the use of single-use plastics as part of its ambition to become the world-leading nation for recycling.