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Cabinet to meet in North Wales

First Minister Mark Drakeford will meet Horizon at Wylfa, before meeting the leader of Anglesey Council and hosting a roundtable of council and business representatives from across North Wales. He will be accompanied by Ken Skates, the Minister for Economy and North Wales.

The First Minister said: 

“One of my...Read More »


New measures to help tackle waste crime come into force

Under the waste duty of care, householders are required to ensure that waste produced on their property is transferred to an authorised person for disposal and can be prosecuted if they do not. However, taking someone to court is not always the most appropriate response for this type of...Read More »


New funding to help prevent and reduce suicide in Wales

Mental health is one of the Welsh Government’s top priorities. To support this, Ministers continue to spend more on mental health services than on any other part of the Welsh NHS, with £655m being invested in 2018-19.

Each year in Wales around 300 to 350 lives are lost through suicide....Read More »


Ebbw Vale train frequency enhancement scheme starts

Economy and Transport Minister Ken Skates has announced a reopening of the feasibility study into increasing the frequency of trains running from Ebbw Vale to Cardiff.

He is also calling on the UK Government once again to invest more fairly in Wales’ rail infrastructure, especially given the continued concentration of UK...Read More »


Plum choice – Denbigh fruit given protected food name status

The fruit, which had its application submitted by the Denbigh Plum Group, boasts the only native variety of plum in Wales and has seen a resurgence of plums being grown in the area over the last decade.

The Denbigh Plum is the 16th Welsh product, and Wales’ first fruit, to...Read More »


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