Posts From March, 2015

New freedoms for Welsh councils to improve housing and build new homes 

The Welsh Government has brokered an historic agreement with the UK Treasury which will result in greater investment in Wales’ council housing. From 2 April, the eleven local authorities in Wales which have retained their social housing stock,... read more
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 Categories: Housing News

Average 4.4% council tax rise will help protect local services 

Following one of the most difficult budget setting rounds for local councils in Wales, the national average council tax rise stands at 4.4% for 2015-16. At a time when the UK Government’s continued policy of austerity and the Welsh Government’s... read more
Friday, 20 March 2015 Categories: News

Conwy council congratulated on entrepreneurship award 

The efforts of Conwy council to innovate during a time of severe public sector austerity have been recognised at a national UK awards ceremony. Following a review by a panel made of up leading figures from the public and private sector, Conwy... read more
Thursday, 19 March 2015 Categories: News

New report highlights challenge of transforming Welsh care services 

A new report has highlighted the significant challenges being faced by local councils as they seek to lead on the transformation of social care services in Wales. While recognising that the majority of care services run by local councils continue ... read more
Thursday, 05 March 2015 Categories: News

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