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Learning Welsh proving popular during lockdown

Learning Welsh is one of the ways people are entertaining and improving themselves during the lockdown, new figures suggest. 

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5 ways Wales is leading the way in delivering digital education services

The Welsh Government is regarded as a world-leader in digital service delivery for education. Here are just some of the reasons why.

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Update on ongoing work to support higher education in facing the financial challenges posed by COVID-19

Kirsty Williams, Wales’s Education Minister, has given an update on ongoing work to support higher education in facing the financial challenges posed by COVID-19.

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Welsh Government boosts support for valued charities and third sector organisations in Wales

The Welsh Government is backing volunteers, charities and third sector organisations in Wales who are playing a vital role in response to Covid-19 with funding support to help meet their needs. 

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Welsh distillers Penderyn contributes to fight against Coronavirus

Economy, Transport and North Wales Minister Ken Skates has thanked iconic Welsh whisky and spirits brand Penderyn on diverting its expert distillers to produce much needed hand sanitizer for the NHS in Wales.

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Wales to roll out once-a-month injection for recovering heroin addicts to help protect NHS staff

Wales will become the first part of the UK to make a new once-a-month injection for recovering heroin addicts routinely available.

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Lesley Griffiths welcomes temporary suspension of competition laws for dairy sector

Rural Affairs Minister, Lesley Griffiths, has today [Friday 17 April] welcomed the temporary suspension of competition laws to support the dairy sector during the Covid19 Pandemic.

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Wales’ skills match service to help people find jobs during Covid-19 outbreak

A new online service, which will match employers with jobseekers looking for agricultural, land and veterinary work during the Covid-19 outbreak, has launched today.

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Economic Resilience Fund applications process opens

Applications can now be made for support from the second phase of the Welsh Government’s £500m Economic Resilience Fund.

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First Minister of Wales on lockdown extension following today's COBR meeting **Downloadable video address at bottom of email

Earlier this afternoon, I, along with the First Ministers of Scotland and Northern Ireland attended the UK Government’s COBR meeting.

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Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams said:

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Increased support for children’s mental health following Covid-19 outbreak

The Welsh Government has announced £1.25m to provide additional mental health support for children who may be experiencing increased stress or anxiety as a result of the international coronavirus outbreak.