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£800,000 boost for south Wales community projects

Eight community projects in south Wales have been awarded a share of almost £820,000 in funding from the Welsh Government.

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£700,000 boost for north and mid Wales community projects

Five community projects in north and mid Wales have been awarded a share of almost £725,000 in funding from the Welsh Government for the two regions.

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£1.5m boost for local community projects

Thirteen community projects across Wales have been awarded a share of over £1.5m in funding by the Welsh Government.

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Voting in supermarkets and secondary schools proposed to boost voter turnout

People could be able to elect their local councillors as they finish lessons or as part of their weekly shop, as part of efforts to make voting easier.

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Wales’ highly efficient research sector “punches above its weight” – new report

Wales’ research institutions achieve results beyond their scale, according to a report published today (Monday, August 2)

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New retail plan to help businesses achieve similar success to Authentic Curries and World Foods

Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd Lesley Griffiths said the Welsh Government’s new Food and Drink Retail Plan aims to help more businesses achieve the success of companies such as Authentic Curries and World Foods in getting their products on the shelves of major retailers.

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Changes to self-isolation for fully-vaccinated adults

All adults who have been fully-vaccinated will no longer have to self-isolate if they are identified as close contacts of someone with coronavirus from 7 August, the First Minister confirmed today.

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Under-18s invited for their first Covid-19 vaccine in Wales

Young people who are about to turn 18 are being invited to have their Covid-19 vaccine in Wales.

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First Minister visits Bethesda social enterprise as it benefits from more than £200,000

Partneriaeth Ogwen, a social enterprise in Bethesda, Gwynedd, will benefit from more than £200,000 from the Welsh Government’s Community Facilities programme to help transform a former school into a centre for the community.

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Environmental projects benefit from taxes raised and spent in Wales

Finance and Local Government Minister Rebecca Evans visited a historic garden in Carmarthenshire to see how the project has used funding from the Landfill Disposals Tax to develop the site and increase biodiversity.

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“Help us achieve our ambition to become the most LGBTQ+ friendly nation in Europe”

With the Welsh Government pledging to be the most LGBTQ+ friendly nation in Europe, Deputy Minister for Social Partnership Hannah Blythyn, today launched the LGBTQ+ Action Plan consultation, which will outline the Welsh Government’s determination to achieve this historic ambition.

The publication of the Action Plan begins the consultation process for everyone right across Wales to play a part in the process and help make sure equality is for everyone and no-one is left behind in Wales.