Archive for the ‘Economy’ Category

Cynnal Cymru Update: Adapting to a New ‘Normal’

As we all adjust and adapt to a new ‘normal’, we wanted to give you an update on our plans for the coming months. Among the challenges faced by so many at the moment, we are seeing reasons to be hopeful about the future. Precedents are being set as organisations adapt to new ways of […]

£21m for air quality improvements in Cardiff after Minister approves final plan

Environment Minister, Lesley Griffiths has awarded Cardiff Council £21m to implement a series of measures to improve air quality after she approved its revised clean air proposals. In February 2018, the Welsh Government instructed Cardiff Council to undertake a feasibility study to identify measures to address illegal nitrogen dioxide exceedances in the shortest possible time. […]

RenewableUK Cymru welcomes EDF Renewables plans for 110MW windfarm

RenewableUK Cymru has welcomed EDF Renewables announcement of a plans to develop a wind farm called Garn Fach, south of Newtown, Powys, in partnership with 14 local farming families. The project is likely to consist of up to 22 turbines, each producing around 5 MW. That’s 110MW capable of generating enough low carbon electricity for […]

Cardiff is First Major Urban Area in Uk to Become a ‘Living Wage City’

241,000, or 1 in 5 jobs in Wales still pay below the real Living Wage, which today rises to £9.30 an hour in Wales – Cardiff becomes the first major urban area in the UK to be awarded ‘Living Wage City’ status as a result of an ambitious 3-year partnership between communities, employers and Cardiff Council […]

Sustainable Academy Awards 2019 shortlist announced

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Sustainable Academy Awards – celebrating sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership from across Wales. 24 finalists across eight categories have been chosen by our expert judging panel to go through to the public vote. The Awards recognise the amazing people, projects and initiatives that are contributing […]