Posts From April, 2014

Councils counting cost of road repairs 

The WLGA has responded to a report from the Asphalt Association which highlights the growing repair bill for maintenance of the highways network in Wales. The report estimates that while councils repaired around 148,000 potholes in 2013 alone,... read more
 
Thursday, 03 April 2014 Categories: News

New powers proposed to increase tax on second homes 

Local government has welcomed a Welsh Government proposal to grant discretionary powers to local councils, which will allow them to increase council tax charges on second homes in Wales. The proposed new powers will allow councils to evaluate... read more
 
Thursday, 03 April 2014 Categories: News

'I know about autism' campaign helps mark World Autism Day 

As part of World Autism Day, the Welsh Local Government Association is helping to promote a series of new website resources designed to teach school children more about autism. The new web resources have been developed by the Welsh Government’s... read more
 
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 Categories: News

Local government calls for greater public health role 

The WLGA has welcomed the publication of a new White Paper, which is the latest stage in Welsh Government plans to introduce a public health bill for Wales. Commenting on the White Paper, Cllr Neil Moore (Vale of Glamorgan), WLGA spokesperson... read more
 
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 Categories: News
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