Archive for the ‘Communities’ Category

Keep Wales Tidy team up once again with McDonald’s to tackle marine litter

Following the success of last years All Wales Beach Clean, Keep Wales Tidy are targeting rivers and waterways, along with beaches across Wales in a month-long campaign.  In partnership with McDonald’s, Marine Clean Cymru will take place from the 20th of September to 20th of October. Community groups, schools and businesses from across Wales will be joining the month […]

New Vacancies with Living Streets Cymru 

Living Streets are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to deliver their new three-year Cyfeillion Cerdded Cymru (Walking Friends Wales) project across south east Wales, our first major grant-funded project in Wales. Passionate about getting more older people walking in their local streets and re-connecting with their community, you will lead on recruiting volunteers […]

Community Car-sharing with Hiya Car

Since 2016, we have been working with our partners and members to identify trends and opportunities that will make our transport system cleaner, safer, fairer and low carbon. The concept of “shared mobility” has evolved during this time and our latest member, Hiyacar, is offering a new take on an old idea. The established model […]

Wales’ Best Green Spaces Announced

Another record-breaking year as 221 parks and green spaces across Wales achieve Green Flag Award status Keep Wales Tidy has revealed this year’s Green Flag Award winners – the international mark of a quality park or green space. 221 parks and green spaces have met the high standards needed to receive the coveted Green Flag […]

University Of South Wales Is 200th Employer In Wales To Make Fair Pay Commitment

The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that the University of South Wales, has today accredited as a Living Wage employer, making them Wales’ 200th employer. The Living Wage Foundation and Cynnal Cymru have hit a long-anticipated milestone after a year of significant growth. We are celebrating the 200th employer in Wales with The […]

Clean Air Day 2019 – What can I do about Air Pollution?

Clean Air Day Campaign Clean Air Day is marked on the sustainability calendar annually. It is a chance to find out more about and raise awareness of air pollution and spur on action to make air cleaner for all. It is celebrated on June 20th and you can join social media activity by tweeting #CleanAirDay […]

Sustainable Academy Award winners 2018

Roll out the green carpet: Wales’ Sustainable Academy Awards are back!

A newly established awards ceremony celebrating Wales’ burgeoning sustainability and green energy sectors is back for its second year, Cynnal Cymru and RenewableUK Cymru have announced. After the success of the inaugural event last year, the two organisations confirmed that the event will be now be an annual celebration of the excellent work being done […]

Take the Go Green Day Challenge’ and pledge to cut your carbon footprint

On Friday 21st June 2019, climate change charity Size of Wales will be running its flagship campaign: Go Green Day. This is a day for the people of Wales to come together with colleagues, neighbours, friends to have some fun, wear green and fundraise for Size of Wales’ tropical forest projects. Whilst being as fun, empowering […]

Living Wage Public Bodies

The Living Wage Foundation have compiled research with the Smith Institute which reveals that as many as 1.2 million people working for the NHS, councils and other public sector employers receive low wages of less than £9 an hour, or £10.55 in London. Public sector workers, employed either directly by the state or on outsourced […]

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 […]