Posts in Category: Culture, Heritage, Sport and Tourism

WLGA response to report on parks and green spaces in Wales 

The WLGA has highlighted the innovative response of local councils to the continued budget pressures being placed on the maintenance of local parks in Wales.

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Wednesday, 07 September 2016 Categories: Culture, Heritage, Sport and Tourism News

Local councils to deliver new free swimming initiative for armed forces personnel in Wales 

Local councils in Wales are set to deliver a first of its kind scheme by offering free swimming for armed forces personnel and veterans. With £100k of funding to be provided by Welsh Government, the free swimming for armed forces personnel and... read more
 
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 Categories: Culture, Heritage, Sport and Tourism News

New Welsh language rules issued to councils 

Local councils and other public bodies in Wales have today received compliance notices outlining new rules on what services need to be provided in Welsh. Issued by the Welsh language commissioner, the notices set out a new set of standards for... read more
 
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 Categories: Culture, Heritage, Sport and Tourism News

WLGA hosts debate on future of local libraries 

The WLGA will today host a roundtable discussion on how local library services can be protected and remain relevant for local communities in Wales. Having provided a highly valued cultural and educational role within Welsh communities for over... read more
 
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 Categories: Culture, Heritage, Sport and Tourism 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

WLGA welcomes £1m in capital funding for library services 

Local government has welcomed the allocation of an additional £1million of Welsh Government financial support for local library services in Wales. With local councils facing significant funding reductions in 2015, and with local library services... read more
 
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 Categories: Culture, Heritage, Sport and Tourism News

Time for new chapter on public libraries in Wales 

Representatives from across local government will meet today to discuss the future of public libraries in Wales. Aimed at exploring how councils can protect their local library services against an increasingly bleak financial future, the ‘future... read more
 
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 Categories: Culture, Heritage, Sport and Tourism News
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