Posts From June, 2019

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Youth workers celebrated at awards to mark Youth Work Week 2019 

Friday, 28 June 2019 Categories: Lifelong Learning News
Dedicated youth workers from all over Wales will be recognised at an awards ceremony in Deganwy this evening (Friday 28 June) as part of this year’s Youth Work Week. Now in their 25th year, the awards are an opportunity to give thanks to those... read more

37,000 local government jobs lost from communities over a decade 

Thursday, 20 June 2019 Categories: News Workforce
A report published today highlights the extraordinary impact that a decade of austerity has had on the council workforce in Wales. Local government has had to endure almost £1bn in cuts since the onset of austerity in 2009. Today’s Public... read more

WLGA welcomes Welsh Government extra funding announcement 

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 Categories: Finance and Resources News
Responding to the Welsh Government’s announcement of additional capital funding for local government as part of an investment package to support Wales in the event of a no-deal Brexit, WLGA Leader Councillor Debbie Wilcox (Newport) said: ... read more

Parents and carers of autistic children recognised 

Friday, 14 June 2019 Categories: National ASD Development Team News
As part of Carers’ Week this year, Councillor Huw David (Bridgend) WLGA Spokesperson for Health and Social Care has recognised the remarkable role played by parents and carers of autistic children. Councillor David said: “Being a parent... read more