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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 […]

Cynnal Cymru Update: Adapting to a New ‘Normal’

As we all adjust and adapt to a new ‘normal’, we wanted to give you an update on our plans for the coming months. Among the challenges faced by so many at the moment, we are seeing reasons to be hopeful about the future. Precedents are being set as organisations adapt to new ways of […]