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Thousands of volunteers across Wales help restore hedgerows

Over the past 3 years, the Long Forest project aimed at making ‘hedgerows important again’ has worked with over 3,000 volunteers to plant over 119,000 trees within hedgerows across Wales. The army of volunteers have physically improved 34,628 metres of hedgerow with a further 113, 063 metres now under a regime of progressive improvement despite working […]

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 […]

COVID-19: Cynnal Cymru’s Response

Last updated: 17 March 2020 Following the recent announcement from the UK Government on the COVID-19 pandemic, Cynnal Cymru has taken the decision for all staff to work from home for the foreseeable future. The WCVA building in Cardiff Bay (where our office is based) will be closing this week, so communication is limited to […]

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Carbon Literacy Cartrefi Cymru – Housing Associations Come Together to Accelerate Decarbonisation in Wales

In January 2020 a consortium of 27 Housing Associations and social housing providers in Wales came together with Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales and the award-winning Carbon Literacy Project to launch ‘Carbon Literacy Cartrefi Cymru’. This move follows the precedent of CL4RPs (Carbon Literacy for Registered Providers) in Manchester, the home of Carbon Literacy. CL4RPs […]

Help Wales after Storm Dennis fund

All across Wales, and South Wales in particular, communities have been hit by Storm Dennis and the flooding it has caused. Michael Sheen has set up a Go Fund Me campaign, in response to the flooding events hitting Wales. ‘Seeing the images of people with homes and businesses devastated by the recent floods both in my […]