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Overnight line - Wales’ 2024-2025 draft Budget

The NHS and frontline council services, including schools and social care, will be at the heart of the Welsh Government’s 2024-25 draft Budget, which will be published later today [Tuesday 19 December].

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Welsh Government funding to crack down on illegal vaping market

The Welsh Government is providing funding to Trading Standards Wales to help tackle illegal vaping in Wales, the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Lynne Neagle, has announced.

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First Minister announces Christmas card competition winner

Mark Drakeford has today announced Kai Lloyd as the winner of the annual First Minister’s Christmas card competition.

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Keeping farmers farming

Have your say on future farm support, as final Sustainable Farming Scheme consultation published

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£8 million for community care to support people to stay well at home and reduce pressure on hospitals

Despite the extreme financial pressures on public services, the Welsh Government has held back an extra £8 million this winter to support people at greatest risk to stay well, receive care at or close to home and reduce pressure on hospitals.  

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Social prescribing growing in Wales.

Social prescribing of things like exercise classes, gardening and arts groups is growing in Wales and helping to reduce the burden on GPs by connecting people with their community to better manage their health and wellbeing.

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Proposals to improve animal welfare published

A consultation on proposals to strengthen how animal activities are regulated in Wales, which will improve animal welfare has been published today. 

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New waste and recycling stats published today

Wales has beat its landfill reduction target and once again exceeded its recycling targets according to new figures published today (Thursday, December 7).

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Tens of thousands of homes and businesses can access gigabit capable speeds as rollout of full fibre broadband smashes targets

More than 44,000 homes and businesses across Wales are benefiting from improved connectivity thanks to the Welsh Government’s rollout of fast full fibre broadband

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Minister commits to renewed national focus on reading, maths and science

Plans are in place to regain pre-pandemic progress in reading, maths and science, says Education Minister Jeremy Miles as PISA results are published.

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“We are striving to achieve sustainable development goals for disabled people across Wales,” says Minister

Minister for Social Justice and Chief Whip Jane Hutt has reaffirmed the Welsh Government’s commitment to reaching targets aiming to improve the lives of disabled people living in Wales.

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New law will improve workplace recycling and Wales’ already impressive record

Wales’s already impressive recycling record is set to improve thanks to a new law that was passed in the Senedd last week.