October, 2019


What is the Welsh Government doing to tackle climate change?

On the 29th of April 2019 we became one of the first nations in the UK to declare a climate emergency. We were already doing some great things with 100 actions in our plan, including: accelerating the deployment of renewable... (Continue reading)

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Humanitarian aid for Syria

£100,000 to help displaced families. Vulnerable families fleeing conflict in north-west Syria are to receive essential items such as blankets and mattresses thanks to £100,000 in Scottish Government funding. Money from the Humanitarian Emergency Fund has been granted to the... (Continue reading)

Threatened species receive game-changing funding boost

International biodiversity receives funding boost one year on from the largest ever Illegal Wildlife Conference held in London Bengal tigers, black rhinos, coral reefs and mangroves could all receive game-changing support as the government’s Darwin Initiative has today received a... (Continue reading)

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Midland Metropolitan hospital gets extra government support

Important work to finish the construction of the Midland Metropolitan hospital will now go ahead, after the Chancellor today announced £350 million in funding to rescue the project. This funding will secure the future of the new hospital which has... (Continue reading)

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Waltham Forest Council support £2.4m in carbon reduction and energy efficiency upgrades

Waltham Forest is on track to significantly reduce its carbon emissions after investing in a range of energy efficiency measures across the borough. Waltham Forest, which has ambitions to be the greenest borough in London, has invested more than £2.4m... (Continue reading)

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Mayor offers £525k to bring London’s communities together at EURO 2020

Communities across the capital will be able to access up to £525,000 of funding to use UEFA EURO 2020 to bring people together, under a new scheme launched by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. Next summer EURO 2020 will... (Continue reading)

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Multi-million pound boost for Cumbria’s rural economy

Cumbrian businesses and organisations took part in an event showcasing the success of an EU initiative supporting rural areas and creating jobs in Cumbria. A total of 185 projects in Cumbria have been awarded financial support totalling £4.68m from the... (Continue reading)

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Projects to improve mental health across Wales with nearly £3.5 million in National Lottery grants

74 communities across Wales successfully applied to The National Lottery Community Fund for grants worth £3,401,711 this month. Many of the projects directly target improving mental health in communities across Wales. Although Mental Health Awareness day (10th October 2019) is an... (Continue reading)

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£2.6 million EU investment to bring jobs and businesses to the Rhondda Valleys

Counsel General and Brexit Minister Jeremy Miles, who is responsible for EU funding in Wales, has announced £2.58 million EU funding to develop new business premises near Llantrisant in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Rhondda Cynon Taf, who will lead the development,... (Continue reading)

Ministers highlight vital projects around the country as government drives infrastructure revolution

The government will yesterday, Thursday 10 October 2019 reaffirmed its pledge to drive forward an infrastructure revolution with major investment in transport and the roll out of super-fast broadband to rural areas as ministers showcase the benefits of investment already taking place... (Continue reading)

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