Archive for the ‘Communities’ Category

Young ‘climate crusaders’ celebrate 25 years of Eco-Schools

Young people from across Wales came together to mark the 25th anniversary of the international Eco-Schools programme at a series of National Eco-Committee events. Nearly 150 young people from 65 primary schools took part in the three events held at Bedwellty Park in Tredegar, National Botanic Garden of Wales in Llanarthne, Canolfan Cae Cymro in Clawddnewydd […]

Young people from across Wales come together to debate climate change at the National Assembly

Young people from all over Wales will be coming together at the Senedd in Cardiff on 21st November to debate climate change in front of Ministers, Assembly Members and representatives from the Future Generations Commissioner’s Office. “MockCOP” is an event modelled on the UN’s Conference of the Parties (COP), where representatives from countries all over […]

Cardiff is First Major Urban Area in Uk to Become a ‘Living Wage City’

241,000, or 1 in 5 jobs in Wales still pay below the real Living Wage, which today rises to £9.30 an hour in Wales – Cardiff becomes the first major urban area in the UK to be awarded ‘Living Wage City’ status as a result of an ambitious 3-year partnership between communities, employers and Cardiff Council […]

Sustainable Academy Awards 2019 shortlist announced

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Sustainable Academy Awards – celebrating sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership from across Wales. 24 finalists across eight categories have been chosen by our expert judging panel to go through to the public vote. The Awards recognise the amazing people, projects and initiatives that are contributing […]

Keep Wales Tidy team up once again with McDonald’s to tackle marine litter

Following the success of last years All Wales Beach Clean, Keep Wales Tidy are targeting rivers and waterways, along with beaches across Wales in a month-long campaign.  In partnership with McDonald’s, Marine Clean Cymru will take place from the 20th of September to 20th of October. Community groups, schools and businesses from across Wales will be joining the month […]

New Vacancies with Living Streets Cymru 

Living Streets are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to deliver their new three-year Cyfeillion Cerdded Cymru (Walking Friends Wales) project across south east Wales, our first major grant-funded project in Wales. Passionate about getting more older people walking in their local streets and re-connecting with their community, you will lead on recruiting volunteers […]

Community Car-sharing with Hiya Car

Since 2016, we have been working with our partners and members to identify trends and opportunities that will make our transport system cleaner, safer, fairer and low carbon. The concept of “shared mobility” has evolved during this time and our latest member, Hiyacar, is offering a new take on an old idea. The established model […]

Wales’ Best Green Spaces Announced

Another record-breaking year as 221 parks and green spaces across Wales achieve Green Flag Award status Keep Wales Tidy has revealed this year’s Green Flag Award winners – the international mark of a quality park or green space. 221 parks and green spaces have met the high standards needed to receive the coveted Green Flag […]