News and Views

Living Wage new rate announced

Living Wage Week launch

On Monday 06 November, Cynnal Cymru in partnership with Citizens Cymru launched Living Wage week in Wales with a business breakfast at Capitol Law. Chris Nott, Senior Partner in Capitol Law and newly appointed Prince of Wales Ambassador for Responsible Business in Wales sponsored the event and spoke about how the living wage benefits individuals […]

Tidy Wales Awards

Finalists announced for Tidy Wales Awards 2017

Keep Wales Tidy, a leading environmental charity, is delighted to announce the shortlisted finalists for the Tidy Wales Awards 2017 which recognise groups who work tirelessly improving their local area. These unsung green heroes throughout Wales have inspirational stories to tell of how their volunteering has improved not only their local environment through reducing litter […]

Living Wage Wales

LIVING WAGE FOR WALES HOURLY RATE INCREASES TO £8.75

24% of workers in Wales are still earning less than the Living Wage for Wales. 15,117,264 in extra wages has gone into workers’ pockets in Wales since the voluntary movement started in 2011. The independently calculated rate reflects rise in cost of living  The Living Wage Foundation have today announced the new Living Wage for Wales of £8.75 […]

Third Sector Awards Cymru 2017 – Apply today!

Countless third sector groups all across Wales do inspirational things every day. If you know a group that deserves recognition for their achievements, nominate them for the Third Sector Awards Cymru 2017 and give them their moment in the spotlight. The WCVA Third Sector Awards Cymru promote, recognise and celebrate the hard work and great […]

‘Our Future’s People’ – Your Green Future event with Severn Wye Energy Agency

Severn Wye Energy Agency have recently launched an exciting new sustainability project for schools called ‘Our Future’s People’. The project will run in 10 Powys secondary schools over the next two years, during which teams of students will work to improve the sustainability of their schools’ operations. As part of this project Severn Wye Energy […]

Sustain Wales Awards 2017 – Shortlist Announced

Cynnal Cymru are delighted to announce those shortlisted for the Sustain Wales Awards 2017. Cynnal Cymru have been inspired by all of the amazing applications we have received for the Sustain Wales Awards taking place in November 2017. We are pleased to see that so many exciting projects and initiatives are being undertaken by businesses, […]

Recycle Week 2017. Recycling – It’s Worth It!

Now in its 14th year Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling, with this year’s theme being,’ Recycling – It’s Worth It!’ and is taking place this year from September 25 to 01 October, Recycle Week is organised by WRAP with the aim to encourage the public to recycle more, by demonstrating the benefits of […]

Welsh Water Community Fund

Today  Welsh Water are launching an exciting new initiative – the Welsh Water Community Fund. The Fund is designed to give back to the communities Welsh Water serve. Welsh Water has customers at the heart of everything they do and want to leave communities and the environment in a better place. Welsh Water wants to […]

Trade union and co-working cooperative pledge to give power to the self-employed

The trade union, Community and indycube, a co-working social enterprise running a network of low cost desk space to independent and self-employed workers, have launched a new partnership to provide a comprehensive package of services and benefits for independent and self-employed workers across the UK. The new partnership is the first of its kind in […]

Only 1 Week to Apply for the Sustain Wales Awards!

With only one week left to apply for the Sustain Wales Awards, we’ve put together a few words of encouragement and advice from one of our judges, to help you create that Award-winning entry. As always we are looking for outstanding individuals, projects or initiatives that are helping to deliver the seven national goals of […]