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February 2017

Pop into Abacare for a cuppa in aid of charity

PEOPLE from Wales interested in working in care are being reminded they can pop into a care provider’s offices for tea and a chat about working in the industry and help raise money for charity next month (March, 2017).

ON THE EDGE /AR YR YMYL: Artists from Borth

An exhibition by artists living in Borth, Ceredigion: 


Stuart Evans/Becky Knight/Peter Jones/Lynne Dickins/Catrin Webster/Ruth Pachman/Linda Henry/Michael Mann/Eve Smith/Sarah Pugh/Mikey Bailey/Neil Johnson/Bodge/...


Councils urged to control invasive weeds after court ruling

Local authorities are being encouraged to take urgent action to control Japanese

New Season At Lido Ponty

Lido Ponty, the National Lido of Wales, is all set launch its 2017 season, opening to the public

North American exports down 48% since Carwyn Jones’ first US Trade Mission

Welsh exports to North America have almost halved since 2012, the year in which Carwyn Jones made his first trade mission to the United States of America.

Carers Week 2017

Building Carer Friendly Communities 12-18 JUNE 2017

Past Pupil of St John Victoria Kerley on the Voice

Best wishes  and congratulations to Victoria Kerley who is a past pupil and who is appearing in "The Voice". Victoria left school last summ

Abacare calls for 50 carers

A WELSH care provider is calling for kind and caring individuals from the country to put themselves forward for a care worker position.

Appointment To The Standards Committee

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is seeking to appoint an independent member (and a reserve independent

‘Parental Alienation’ is emotional abuse of children

Our charity, Both Parents Matter, is campaigning for children and young people in Wales to be protected from a particularly dangerous form of abuse perpetrated against them.

Welsh Ambulance Service on January 2017's performance figures

Richard Lee, Director of Operations for the Welsh Ambulance Service said: “While January was a challenging month for organisations throughout NHS Wales, we’re pleased to note that we reached 75.4 per cent of RED c

New data shows life expectancy of Welsh men and women trail behind English average

Figures directly comparing the NHS in the four UK nations have been released today for the first time, and show the life expectancy

U-turn on youth bus discount scheme

In January, the Welsh Labour Government scrapped a £15m scheme to help young people get to jobs and training after only 18 months.

No new powers for council tax rises to fund social care in Wales

With social care in the news this month in England and Wales, the Welsh Government has said there will be no powers for local authorities to raise council tax to fund social care in Wales.