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Litter Heroes are Once Again Joining Forces for Spring Clean Cymru

Be part of the pick (20 March – 13 April 2020) Keep Wales Tidy is calling on people across Wales to help improve the environment on our doorstep by getting involved in its annual Spring Clean Cymru campaign. The charity is aiming to inspire thousands of people to join forces to collect and safely dispose […]

£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. […]

Wales: A Manifesto for Walking

Public health. Air pollution Climate change. Transport. These are all big issues in the 2021 Senedd Cymru elections. The next Welsh Government will be elected in 2021. This is the time to ensure that creating a better walking environment and investing in our neighbourhoods is a top priority for the future Welsh Government. In the […]

The 2020 Living Wage Champion Awards are open!

We are delighted to announce that the 2020 Living Wage Champion Awards are NOW OPEN for individuals and organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to the Living Wage movement. The awards are open to all accredited Living Wage Employers, Recognised Service Providers and individuals who have gone above and beyond to promote the real […]

Coleg Cambria Students Join forces With a Wildlife Organisation to Help Save the Red Squirrel Population

Level 3 NVQ Animal Management learners at Coleg Cambria Llysfasi built feeders and nest boxes for the animals and monitored their progress at enclosures in Clocaenog forest, near Ruthin, during a reinforcement project. They have been supporting the work of Red Squirrels Trust Wales and Natural Resources Wales, who are fighting to save the species […]

Partnership project to deliver 3,500 healthy homes in Neath Port Talbot

This January will see the ground-breaking Healthy Homes Healthy People project arrive in Neath Port Talbot. Run by a local Community Interest Company, with the support of a dozen local organisations, the project is set to make a real difference to people who are struggling to pay their bills or heat their homes. Healthy Homes […]

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 […]

Ecosurety Launch £1million Exploration Fund

Can you help us make a meaningful impact on the environment? Over three years the Ecosurety Exploration Fund will invest £1million in projects that can reduce the environmental impact of packaging, batteries or WEEE through innovation or research in the UK. The £1 million fund will be spread over three years and the application process […]

Have A Green Christmas – Size Of Wales’ Annual Tree Planting Drive

Trees for Christmas is helping people in Wales to have a green Christmas and plant thousands of trees at the same time. The campaign encourages people to celebrate their Christmas tree being brought into their home by donating fruit trees to family homes in Mbale, Uganda. Trees are for life, not just for Christmas after […]