Posts From February, 2015

£14million allocation will boost preventative council services 

The vitally important social care services run by council in Wales have today received a welcome £14million funding boost from Welsh Government. Announced at a meeting of the WLGA Council in Cardiff, the £14million package of support presented to ... read more
Friday, 27 February 2015 Categories: News

Councils welcome £5million town centre regeneration loan 

Councils have welcomed a £5 million boost for seven town centres in Wales, announced today by the Communities and Tackling Poverty Minister, Lesley Griffiths. The capital funding will be loaned to seven local authorities for up to 15 years to be... read more
Friday, 20 February 2015 Categories: News

Councils the most cost effective on workforce management 

Local government has welcomed a Welsh Audit Office (WAO) report identifying how local councils have delivered the most cost effective workforce reductions compared to the wider public sector in Wales. With all public bodies making extensive use... read more
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 Categories: News

White Paper outlines vision for local government in Wales 

The publication today of the Welsh Government’s ‘Power to local people’ White Paper offers a significant contribution to shape the future of local government in Wales. The WLGA has called for the development of a vision capable of answering the... read more
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 Categories: News

WLGA responds to concerns raised over local music services 

Following concerns being raised over cuts being made to local music services in Wales, a Welsh Local Government Association spokesperson said: “Local government recognises the importance of local music services, and it is playing an active role... read more
Monday, 02 February 2015 Categories: Culture, Heritage, Sport and Tourism News

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