Council services continue to improve despite growing budget pressures 

Latest figures show local government in Wales continues to deliver high quality public services despite the pressure on local budgets continuing to grow.

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Wednesday, 07 September 2016 Categories: News

Local government begins discussion on post Brexit settlement 

A WLGA delegation is in Brussels this week to help ensure local government retains a strong voice in future negotiations to shape Wales’ relationship with Europe.

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Monday, 05 September 2016 Categories: Europe News

Councils remain committed to Syrian refugee resettlement  

One year on from its launch, the WLGA has reaffirmed Welsh local government’s commitment to a UK-wide resettlement programme for vulnerable Syrian refugees.

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Saturday, 03 September 2016 Categories: News

WLGA thanks Bridgend council leader for years of public service 

The WLGA has thanked Cllr Mel Nott for his years of dedicated public service following his decision to step down as Leader of Bridgend Council later this year.

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Thursday, 01 September 2016 Categories: News

The WLGA congratulates students on GCSE and Welsh Baccalaureate results 

The WLGA has congratulated GCSE and Welsh Baccalaureate students on their achievements during a highly positive and stable year for exam results in Wales.

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Thursday, 25 August 2016 Categories: News

New report highlights improved financial resilience of councils in Wales 

The WLGA has welcomed a Wales Audit Office report highlighting the work done by councils in Wales to improve their financial resilience during tough economic times. The ‘Financial resilience of local authorities in Wales’ report emphasises how... read more
Thursday, 18 August 2016 Categories: News

Councils offer holiday 'food and fun' for children in Wales 

The WLGA is working with local councils and health boards to help support school children during their summer break with a programme of free school meals and fun activities. Aimed at addressing issues like food insecurity, learning loss and... read more
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 Categories: News

WLGA statement on pot-hole concerns 

The WLGA has responded to concerns over the cost of pot-hole repairs, highlighting the need for more sustainable investment in Wales’ road network. A Welsh Local Government Association spokesperson said: “Performance figures over recent years... read more
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 Categories: News

Sustainable and long term - WLGA outlines local government approach following migration report 

The WLGA has responded to a report suggesting more needs to be done to support Syrian refugees, by outlining the sustainable and long-term approach being delivered by councils in Wales. Commenting on the report from the Home Affairs Select... read more
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 Categories: News

WLGA responds to concerns over council tax arrears 

The WLGA has responded to concerns over council tax arrears, outlining the highly effective and sympathetic approach being taken by council in Wales. Responding to concerns over the level of unpaid council tax bills, a Welsh Local Government... read more
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 Categories: News

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