Posts From June, 2021

  • RSS

LGBTQ+ people encouraged to stand as councillors 

Tuesday, 29 June 2021 Categories: News
This Pride month, WLGA is encouraging more people from the LGBTQ+ to stand as candidates at the 2022 local elections. Local government needs to represent the communities it serves, and councils are working to achieve a more diverse... read more

Youth workers thanked for their “enormous contribution in difficult times” 

Monday, 28 June 2021 Categories: News
Councils in Wales are all this week marking Youth Work Week by thanking the nation’s youth workers. Youth Work Week is an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the impact and diversity of youth work across Wales; with the aims to promote a... read more

Council services will be needed more than ever to battle social isolation and loneliness as Wales recovers from the pandemic. 

Friday, 18 June 2021 Categories: News
Marking Loneliness Awareness Week, Councillor Jane Mudd (Newport), WLGA Spokesperson for Wellbeing said: “Perhaps more than ever before, we have all seen the importance of connection and community over the past 18 months. Loneliness and... read more

WLGA looks forward to discussions on the Programme for Government: Councils can deliver Welsh Government’s national ambitions  

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 Categories: News
Responding to the publication today of the Welsh Government’s Programme for Government, Councillor Andrew Morgan, WLGA Leader said: “The Welsh Government has set out its ambitions and priorities in its new Programme for Government. Local... read more