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£75m investment to get more people walking and cycling

Active travel schemes announced today will receive a funding boost of more than £53m this year as part of further efforts to encourage healthy travel - with more than £20m to follow.

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£500 support for bereaved parents in Wales

From April 1, families in Wales who have registered the loss of a child under the age of 18 will be able to receive £500 as a contribution towards funeral costs, Housing and Local Government Minister Julie James has announced.

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‘Greater Cyfarthfa Park’ moves a step closer

The transformation of Merthyr Tydfil’s iconic Cyfarthfa Castle into an international quality museum set in an impressive 100-hectare public park has moved a step closer thanks to an additional £1.2m funding boost from the Welsh Government.

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Welsh Government updates Coronavirus Control Plan

The Welsh Government has today updated its Coronavirus Control Plan, setting out how and when more people and businesses will be able to resume their activities in the safest possible way.

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New Board Appointments for Hybu Cig Cymru

Lesley Griffiths, the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, has announced the appointment of two new directors to the Board of Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC), the statutory levy body responsible for promoting and developing the lamb, beef and pork sectors.

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Avian Influenza: Housing measures set to be lifted on 31 March

Compulsory housing measures for poultry and captive birds are set to be lifted at the end of this month, the Chief Veterinary Officers from England, Scotland and Wales announced today.

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New cancer centre for South East Wales given go-ahead

Health Minister Vaughan Gething and Finance Minister Rebecca Evans have given the go-ahead for the development of a new Velindre Cancer Centre for South East Wales.

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Record investment in flood risk management schemes will continue to protect communities across Wales

The Welsh Government is to invest record sums in flood and coastal risk management schemes across Wales for 2021/22, continuing to reduce the risk of flooding and coastal erosion to communities, as the impact of the ongoing climate emergency continues to be felt.

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‘A Transport System Fit for Future Generations’ – Welsh Government sets out bold targets in new transport vision

A bold pledge to increase the number of people using public transport, walking and cycling sits at the heart of the Welsh Governments bold new Transport Strategy, published on Friday.

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Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic education report welcomed by Minister

The Education Minister, Kirsty Williams, has accepted all of the recommendations of a report on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities, Contributions and Cynefin in the new school Curriculum.

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Welsh Government to appoint all-Wales Rural and Wildlife Crime Coordinator

Minister of Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths said:

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NHS and social care staff to benefit from bonus payment

The Welsh Government will fund a bonus payment for NHS and social care staff to recognise their extraordinary contribution during the covid-19 pandemic, the Health Minister has announced today (Wednesday 17 March).