Wales moves to alert level 2

Wales will move into alert level 2 on Monday, the First Minister will confirm today as coronavirus levels remain low and vaccination rates remain the best in the UK. The changes to the coronavirus restrictions, which will come into force from Monday 17 May include: Indoor hospitality can re-open – six people from up to six households (not including children under 11) can book;All holiday accommodation can re-open fully; (extended household or support bubble only)Entertainment venues, including cinemas, bingo halls, bowling alleys, indoor-play centres and areas, casinos, amusement arcades, and theatres can re-open. Cinemas, theatres concert halls and sports grounds can sell food and drink as long as it is […]

New team to lead Wales into a brighter future

Climate change, new green jobs and recovery from the pandemic will be at the heart of the new Welsh Labour Government, as First Minister Mark Drakeford reveals his new Cabinet team.The new Welsh Labour Government: Mark Drakeford – First MinisterMick Antoniw – Counsel General designate and Minister for the ConstitutionRebecca Evans – Minister for Finance and Local GovernmentVaughan Gething – Economy MinisterDawn Bowden – Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, and Chief WhipLesley Griffiths – Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and TrefnyddJane Hutt – Minister for Social JusticeHannah Blythyn – Deputy Minister for Social PartnershipJulie James – Minister for Climate ChangeLee Waters – Deputy Minister for Climate ChangeJeremy […]

Latest Welsh Government update

Welsh Government have confirmed up to six people from six different households will be able to meet in indoor regulated settings, such as cafes and pubs, when they open from the 17th May. Further updates will be given by the First Minster on the 13th May. Businesses in Wales still affected by coronavirus restrictions will be able to claim up to £25,000 more in support to help meet ongoing costs.This latest support package will help those businesses, which remain affected by restrictions, to meet ongoing costs through to the end of June as they prepare for re-opening and more normal trading conditions. Businesses that stand to benefit include: nightclubs and […]

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 […]