It has been announced that Wales is to receive £2 billion in structural funding from Europe over the next six years. On the face of it this sounds like good news, until you start asking why we are getting the money. As BBC Wales' political editor Nick Servini says:
Have you ever wandered around the Tate Modern in London, The Louvre in Paris, or maybe even the MoMA in New York and thought to yourself, “there’s not enough LEGO® in here?” Well, fear not, as a University of South Wales student has decided to fill the void.
Welsh Conservatives today called on Labour Ministers to set out plans to turn around over two years of missed ambulance targets, as new figures show just 58.9% of ambulances responded to a life-threatening call within eight minutes last month.
Beacons Mountain Rescue Team were called out on Tuesday evening by South Wales Police asking us to assist in finding a lost male in the Aberdare area. At the same time our base was full of individuals who have shown an interest in joining the team.
On Monday evening papers were hand delivered to Councillors by one of the Council's chauffeurs for Wednesday's Council meeting. The papers referred to a decision made by the Labour Cabinet last month to, as they put it, review the Council's senior management structure.