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Where does the recovery begin? Thoughts from Cynnal Cymru

If there is any silver lining to the global Covid-19 pandemic, it has been the way it has legitimised the desire for a radical re-haul of Welsh society to better meet the needs of current and future generations. As a membership organisation that exists to accelerate progress towards sustainable development, the opportunities to ‘build back better’ – and avert the impending climate and ecological catastrophes – are things that the Cynnal Cymru team has been thinking about for a long while

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Cardiff Council: Work to Create a “Safer Cardiff’ City Centre Begins

Cardiff Council is investigating how it can work with partners to create a ‘Safer Cardiff’ for both residents and workers travelling into the city centre once the current lockdown restrictions are lifted. Plans for Castle Street in the city centre and a pilot scheme for Wellfield Road, in Roath, have already been announced with a […]

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 […]