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Labour’s Council Tax rises cost families £149

Households in Wales would be £149.31 a year better off had Labour acted to freeze Council Tax each year since 2010, Welsh Conservatives claimed today.

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water secures £230 million loan from the European Investment Bank

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water has today confirmed that it has agreed a £230 million loan facility with the European Investment Bank.

A&E crisis: Social care cuts highlighted as part of "huge problem" in emergency care

The impact of cuts to social care budgets are being cited as one of the causes of the current crisis in a

Ombudsman warns councils on impact of changes to school transport policy

A local authority has agreed to reverse its decision to withdraw free school travel from a boy attending a faith school, following a Local Government Ombudsman investigation.

New online service offers 28 day journey to a smoke-free future

Stop Smoking Wales, the free NHS service to help people quit smoking, has launched a pioneering new online service which will take smokers on a 28 day journey to becoming smoke-free.

RFS Excellence in Forestry Awards to showcase Wales

The Royal Forestry Society are moving to Wales for 2015 with woodland owners and managers across Wales being invited to enter six high-value prize categories.


ATL Cymru: National Tests need improvement if they are to be of real value to pupils and teachers.

Towards the end of last term the Association of Teachers and Lecturers surveyed its members to see what impact the new National Reading and Numeracy tests was having upon teaching and learning.