Welsh Government


Extra £7 million for innovative all-Wales autism service

Today’s announcement brings the total amount of funding allocated to supporting autism services in Wales to £13 million up to 2021. 

Wales is the first part of the UK to create a national service to provide lifetime support to children and adults with autism, and their families. The innovative...Read More »

New EU project to enhance coastal infrastructure in Wales and Ireland

More than €3m of EU funds is being invested in the Ecostructure project, which will develop and trial new methods to enhance the quality of coastal structures, including sea-walls and tidal lagoons, through more ecologically-sensitive design.

The project has been funded through the Ireland-Wales co-operation...Read More »

Welsh Government seeks innovative ideas to tackle childhood obesity with healthier & cheaper food choices

By the age of 11, more than 40% of Welsh children are either obese or overweight. Research shows that the vast majority of obese children tend to grow up to become obese adults.

Obesity has a significant impact on the economy. In 2011, obesity alone was estimated to cost...Read More »

Welsh team set to compete at Special Olympics, thanks to Welsh Government and Disability Sport Wales funding

The event will take place from 7-12 August and is the country’s largest multi-sports event for athletes with intellectual disabilities. The funding will help towards the costs of sending a team from Wales to compete at the Games.
The Special Olympics National Games are held every four years...Read More »

Appointments to Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse

Richard Ives has been appointed as Chair of the Panel for an interim period of three months, running from 1st March 2017 to 31st May 2017. Meanwhile, Professor Simon Moore has been re-appointed to the Panel, from 24th March 2017 to 23rd March 2020.

The Advisory Panel on Substance...Read More »

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