Wales pilot test events get underway

As the coronavirus restrictions continue to relax in Wales, Welsh Government has announced a proposed list of pilot test events to take place over the forthcoming weeks. Unfortunately none in North Wales, but the proposed list of all nine pilot test events is as follows: Eid-al-Fitr: 12 May to 14 May (to be announced, date is agreed on the eve of the event), Cardiff, 300 to 500 attendeesTafwyl Festival: 15 May, Cardiff, 500 attendeesLeague two play offs fixture Newport County AFC: 18 May, Rodney ParadeCeltic Manor Resort business event: 20 May, Newport, 100 invited attendees, indoorsChampionships play offs fixture Swansea City AFC: 22 May, Liberty StadiumTheatre Brycheiniog: 3 June to 4 June, Theatre Brycheiniog Brecon, Powys, 250 attendeesGlamorgan v Lancashire: 3 […]

Plastic-Free Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) Survey

Share Impact & Travel Without Plastic, have been commissioned by Snowdonia National Park Authority to conduct a scoping study to explore the possibility of creating a Plastic Free Mountain Status for Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) and the surrounding Snowdonia National Park. Since 2014, the Snowdon Partnership has been collaborating to create and implement an ambitious plan for the future of Yr Wyddfa and the surrounding area. This plan breaks new ground for special places like Yr Wyddfa, by drawing together the various organisations and individuals responsible for managing the mountain at grassroots level.The partnership has tasked Share Impact & Travel Without Plastic with exploring: If a Plastic Free Mountain Status is […]

Visit Wales Keep Wales Safe communication campaign – ‘Reasons’

The aim of the campaign which has been running since March is to focus on the different reasons we all have to keep Wales safe. To protect the things we love; like our family, our jobs, and our businesses. The attached campaign plan overview, sets out the direction for the new Keep Wales Safe Reasons campaign activity. 2021-04-23-KWS-Reasons-Stakeholder-Brief-OASIS-final-for-sharingDownload This new asset bank link contains all the ‘Reasons’ assets for use on your communication channels – website, newsletter, social media etc. It has been updated to include messaging for the reopening of outdoor hospitality and gyms, and also contains our TV and radio adverts: This link will be updated regularly. […]

Tourism leader toasts reopening of pubs but says industry has been let down

A tourism leader is looking forward to welcoming visitors back to North Wales after the easing of  Covid restrictions but he criticised the Welsh Government for the “confusion and anxiety” they had caused. It’s been revealed that from May 17 people in Wales will be able to have a pint of beer or a glass of wine inside a pub for the first time in five and a half months. But Jim Jones, the chief executive of North Wales Tourism,  also took the opportunity to hit out at the Welsh Government’s treatment of the tourism and hospitality sector. Mr Jones said it would take a long time for them to […]

Further coronavirus restriction relaxations brought forward

From Saturday 24 April, the rule of 6 will allow for up to 6 people from 6 households to meet outdoors, not including children under 11 years of age or carers from those households. The Welsh Government has also confirmed the relaxations that will take place on Monday 26 April. Outdoor attractions, including outdoor swimming pools, funfairs and theme parks, will be allowed to reopen, while outdoor hospitality can also resume, including at cafes, pubs and restaurants. The Welsh Government has confirmed further relaxations will be brought forward from 17 May to 3 May – including the resumption of indoor supervised activities for children, indoor organised activities for up to […]

Outdoor hospitality given go-ahead to reopen and rules on mixing outdoors relaxed in Wales

Six people will be able to meet outdoors in Wales from Saturday 24 April while outdoor hospitality will be allowed to reopen from Monday 26 April The current rule provides for up to six people (not including children under 11 years of age or carers) from a maximum of two households to meet outdoors. The new rules from Saturday will allow six people (not including children under 11 years of age or carers) to meet outdoors. People should observe social distancing from people from outside their household or support bubble when meeting others outside. The rules for meeting indoors remain unchanged. The First Minister has also confirmed outdoor hospitality will […]