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Hanan Issa announced as the new National Poet of Wales

Hanan Issa, a poet whose “words are like ribbons weaving languages and cultures together" has today been named as the new National Poet of Wales. The post is a 3-year term, running until 2025. Hanan succeeds Ifor ap Glyn, who completes his tenure this summer.

Labour focussing on constitutional chaos rather than addressing the people’s priorities,

The Welsh Conservatives have accused Labour of prioritising constitutional navel-gazing rather than addressing issues that face the people of Wales.

Young Wales Festival - Save the Date

Save the Date – Young Wales Festival

Saturday, 19 November 2022 St Fagan’s National Museum of History, Cardiff

Covid Memorial Garden at Prince Charles Hospital to support staff and our community

A Memorial Garden for those who have died as a result of the COVID pandemic opened yesterday in the grounds of Prince Charles Hospital.   The garden is designed in the shape of a heart and outlined yellow and was created by artist Siobhan Fitzgerald Grice and supported by graduate artist Shraddha

Licensing scheme for holiday lets in Wales is it the precursor to a Tourism Tax?

Welsh Conservative comment on licensing scheme rollout

The Labour Government are today announcing a licensing scheme for holiday lets in Wales, amid concerns that such a scheme would be bureaucratic and expensive.

323,700 tax credits customers have one month left to renew

323,700 customers are yet to renew their tax credits ahead of the deadline, with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reminding them to do so by 31 July – or their payments will stop.


Donation from Mountain Ash Golf Club supports a garden for patients at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon

A charity night organised by the captain of the golf club Scott Hillman, Paul Jones and other committee members raised £725 towards the refurbishment of the garden on the palliative care ward at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon. The charity night saw Wales and Lions player Scott Quinnell entertain the guests with s