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Keep Wales Tidy Call for Applications for New Places for Nature on Everyone’s Doorstep

Hundreds of new nature garden projects are in the pipeline across Wales with applications for many more invited Keep Wales Tidy is delighted to be reopening applications for its Local Places for Nature initiative. With many of us limited to our immediate locality during lockdown, there has never been a better time to consider how […]

More Than A Pub – Community, Carbon Reduction and Covid-19

The Plas Kynaston Canal Group (PKCG) is a longstanding member of Cynnal Cymru. The group meets regularly in the Holy Bush Inn that stands on a central position in the village of Cefn Mawr, Wrexham. Dave Metcalfe, one of the founders of the PKCG, led a campaign to save the Holly Bush from demolition. His […]

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Future Generations Commissioner urges Welsh Government to deliver on a green recovery budget

● Carbon neutral housing and green jobs for people unemployed by pandemic are crucial to reset the economy and ‘build back better’ ● Sophie Howe has outlined the five spending priorities Wales needs to be considering now – and calls for an urgent green stimulus package to help the country’s long-term recovery ● Government’s supplementary […]

Peter Davies Reflects on Dŵr Cymru’s Response to the Covid Crisis

The response to the Covid crisis says a lot about a company. As Chair of Welsh Water Customer Challenge Group, I have had the opportunity to have an insight into how our not for profit water company has responded to the crisis. The company of course is well used to dealing with crisis caused by […]

Thousands of volunteers across Wales help restore hedgerows

Over the past 3 years, the Long Forest project aimed at making ‘hedgerows important again’ has worked with over 3,000 volunteers to plant over 119,000 trees within hedgerows across Wales. The army of volunteers have physically improved 34,628 metres of hedgerow with a further 113, 063 metres now under a regime of progressive improvement despite working […]