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Police Commissioners branded a waste of public money by Plaid AM

Plaid Cymru AM Rhodri Glyn Thomas has called for Police and Crime Commissioners to be scrapped once their current term ends.

The Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Assembly Member made the appeal with the annual cost of the Commissioners’ put at more than £3.2m.

UK deaths from Alzheimer's disease up by 52 per cent, finds study

An analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study, published in The Lancet, has found that Alzheimer's disease was responsible for 52 per cent more deaths in 2013 compared to 1990.
The number of UK deaths from Alzheimer's rose from 32,429 in 1990 to 49,349 in 2013.

Launch of child poverty animations

Children in Wales has launched a set of poverty animations with the voices of children and young people from across the UK.

New advice issued on Older People's Commissioner's information request

We are urging all providers to respond to the request from the Older People's Commissioner, Sarah Rochira, for information by February 2.

A Christmas message from Age Cymru

It’s almost Christmas – a time for joy and celebration, but also a time of loneliness and sadness.

In fact, Age Cymru’s research shows that 19% of over 65s in Wales are not looking forward to this Christmas.


Big Democracy South Wales

National Theatre Wales are now looking for ideas for the next round of The Big Democracy Project, inviting proposals from south Wales.

USW celebrates world leading research and impact with excellence

Atrium Cardiff Campus
The University of South Wales is celebrating its world class research with the announcement of the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) results.

USW has doubled its amount of research rated as world leading.