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Job Opportunity | Living Streets Cymru

Living Streets wants to create a walking nation, where everybody has the chance to gain from the health and social benefits this simple act can bring. Walking is also a vital ingredient of successful communities. Walkable towns and cities are often more vibrant socially and economically. Living Streets manages innovative national projects, working with schools, […]

12 June | Smarter Wales Consumer of the Future

Smart Energy GB invites you to the Senedd on Wednesday 12 of June at 12pm for a lunchtime reception sponsored by Llyr Gruffydd AM. Join us, Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairsand leading organisations within the sector to discuss the current market innovations and opportunities for the smart energy consumer of the future. A […]

Job Opportunity | Administrative Officer at Cynnal Cymru (Maternity Cover)

Administrative Officer at Cynnal Cymru (Maternity Cover) £20-24k pro rata, 30hrs, Flexible Working Please note the closing date for this role has been extended and we have updated the job specification. Do you love Admin? Can you help us do more for a Sustainable Wales? We are Wales’s sustainable development network and run a busy […]

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 […]

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 […]