Posts From July, 2019

Food and Fun schemes launched across Wales for the summer holidays 

More Food and Fun schemes than ever will be run across Wales during the summer holidays, giving young people opportunities to socialise and enjoy healthy nutritious meals. Food and Fun is a school-based programme which is part funded by Welsh... read more
 
Monday, 29 July 2019 Categories: Healthy Eating in Schools News

Future funding clarity “crucial” for rural communities’ future, says WLGA Rural Forum 

Clarity over future funding arrangements is “crucial” to ensure that rural communities are supported post Brexit, representatives of rural authorities have said this week at the Royal Welsh Show in Llanelwedd. Joint chairs of the WLGA Rural... read more
 

Reducing carbon emissions from homes an “important step” to tackle fuel poverty 

Responding to the publication of an independent report by the Decarbonisation of Homes Advisory Group, WLGA Spokesperson for Housing Councillor Andrea Lewis (Swansea) said: “This report today is a valuable contribution in our shared efforts... read more
 
Thursday, 18 July 2019 Categories: Environment, Waste & Biodiversity Housing News

Consultation period extended for South East Wales sensory and communication support service review 

Extra time has been given for an independent review into the delivery of South East Wales’ regional sensory and communication service to gather more evidence from relevant stakeholders. Known as SENCOM, the service is currently delivered... read more
 

Another productive year for the National Autism Team 

The National Autism Team’s Annual Report 2018/19 has been published today, showing the breadth of the work completed throughout Wales. Formerly named the National ASD Development Team, the National Autism Team has undertaken a range of work... read more
 
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News

More funding required for Welsh education system, says National Assembly report 

The WLGA has today welcomed the publication of a report by the National Assembly’s Children, Young People and Education Committee on the extensive inquiry into schools’ funding. Councillor Debbie Wilcox (Newport), WLGA Leader and... read more
 
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

WLGA shares Welsh Government commitment to build more affordable houses  

The WLGA has welcomed the Welsh Government’s response to the independent Review of Affordable Housing Supply which reported in May 2019. Responding to the statement by Julie James AM, the Minister for Housing and Local Government, Cllr Andrea... read more
 
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 Categories: Housing News

WLGA Leader urges councillors to make a stand against intimidation and abuse in public life 

Leader of the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA), Councillor Debbie Wilcox, has today warned of the rise in threats and intimidation of elected members. Speaking at the Local Government Association (LGA) Conference in Bournemouth,... read more
 
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 Categories: Local Democracy and Governance News
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