News and Views

Job opportunity with Warm Wales

Exciting job opportunity with Cynnal Cymru Member Warm Wales: Established in 2004, Warm Wales works to provide homes with affordable warmth and to alleviate fuel poverty. We work closely with the public and private sectors to maximise funding opportunities which enable individual and area wide energy efficiency schemes. We need highly skilled and energetic individuals […]

Potholes in pavements leaving over 65s stuck indoors

Nearly one in three (31%) over 65s are prevented from walking on their local streets because of cracked pavements, equating to over 3.5million people in the UK The new research from charity Living Streets, released for National Walking Month finds that nearly two thirds of over 65s (60%) are worried about poor pavements, however this […]

nextbike at Sustain Wales summit

An Introduction to ‘Active Travel’ sponsor, nextbike As a European market leader and bike sharing pioneer, nextbike is making cycling an integral part of urban mobility, leading the cycling revolution in more than 200 cities across the world, including Dubai, Berlin, Pittsburgh, Cardiff and Warsaw. For over 14 years it has developed reliable and flexible […]

Carbon Literacy Project

Climate News Round-up: What can YOU do?

Climate News Round-up As the Carbon Literacy partners in Wales, we are hard pressed to remember a more extraordinary few weeks of climate news. Below is a brief round-up: Today in the Guardian official advisers to Government say ‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisors David Attenborough returned to […]

Living Wage Buildings to Create Well-paid Job Opportunities

The Living Wage Foundation and its supporters are celebrating the establishment of the first Living Wage Building in the United Kingdom -International House in Brixton. All tenants based within the co-working building are obliged to pay at least the London Living Wage to their employees and contractors. The 11-storey block is owned by Lambeth Council […]

Exciting Job Opportunity at Cynnal Cymru (Maternity Cover)

We are recruiting. We are looking for an Administrative Officer to join our small team to support staff in admin tasks and monitor the Living Wage accreditation process. Based in Cardiff Bay Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales leads on a variety of projects and events for our members and clients including Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water, […]

Cardiff Public Sector Organisations sign Healthy Travel Charter

Fourteen leading public sector organisations based in Cardiff signed the newly developed Healthy Travel Charter, committing themselves to supporting and encouraging their staff and visitors to travel in a sustainable way to and from their sites. Through fourteen ambitious actions, the charter promotes walking, cycling, public transport and ultra-low emission vehicle use. The actions include establishing […]

Cynnal Cymru welcomes new Policy and Development Manager to the team

This month we are delighted to welcome Clare Sain-ley-Berry to the Cynnal Cymru team. Clare will be taking on a new part-time role as Cynnal Cymru’s Policy and Development Manager. Clare has worked in the sustainable development field for the past 15 years – motivated by the drive for global justice represented by the UN […]

New wildlife corridor created by RSPB Cymru and the Long Forest Project

A new wildlife corridor has been created by RSPB Cymru and Keep Wales Tidy on 7 March thanks to a national partnership project. Staff and volunteers from RSPB Cymru and Keep Wales Tidy took part in two days of hedge planting as part of the Long Forest Project at RSPB Cors Ddyga nature reserve on Anglesey. […]

New home for Invest in Nature resources as the service comes to a close

The Invest in Nature service run by WCVA closed on 31 March 2019 after three and a half years of supporting community action on the environment in Wales. After a brilliant 3.5 years of events, webinars, resources and engagement to support community action on the environment, the Invest in Nature (formerly Environet) service run by […]