Posts From November, 2013

Public sector explores renewable income 

Representatives from local government and the wider public sector have met at a conference to explore how to raise income through renewable energy. Since 2010, local councils and other similar public bodies have all been legally able to sell any ... read more
Friday, 22 November 2013 Categories: News

New bill will improve access to housing in Wales 

The Housing (Wales) Bill, published by the Welsh Government today, has been welcomed by the WLGA as a real opportunity to improve people’s access to good quality housing in Wales. Commenting on the new bill, Cllr Dyfed Edwards, WLGA Spokesperson ... read more
Monday, 18 November 2013 Categories: Housing News

Councils deliver Wales' first ever statutory recycling target 

Local councils in Wales have continued their record of environmental achievement, having successfully reached Wales’ first ever statutory recycling target. In November 2010 Wales was the first country in the UK to set statutory recycling... read more
Friday, 15 November 2013 Categories: News

New agreement for county, town and community councils 

The WLGA and One Voice Wales have signed a formal agreement outlining how they can work together to support local democracy and improve public services in Wales. At a national level, One Voice Wales and the WLGA work together to encourage... read more
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 Categories: News

Conference tackles issue of empty homes in Wales 

Representatives from councils and housing organisations from across Wales, have met today to discuss how bringing empty homes back into use will help meet the growing need for housing. Organised by the WLGA, the ‘Wales’ Empty Homes’ conference... read more
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 Categories: News

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