Funding boost for the great outdoors

Projects to improve access to the countryside and boost the sustainability of Designated Landscapes are to receive funding of £7.2m.£4.7m has been awarded to National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) to be invested in green infrastructure such as electric vehicles, retrofitting existing buildings with energy efficiency measures, and restoring peatland and woodlands. A further £1.76m has been awarded to Local Authorities to improve Wales’s network of footpaths and bridleways, making them easier to use and more accessible to all. The Clwydian Range and Dee Valley AONB will benefit from £180,000 from this programme to ease traffic congestion, carry out remedial work to address erosion to paths and […]

Businesses urged to prepare for NHS COVID-19 app

Businesses across Wales and England like pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas, are being encouraged to have NHS QR code posters visible on entry, so customers who have downloaded the new NHS COVID-19 app can use their smartphones to easily check-in. The move comes ahead of launching the NHS COVID-19 app across Wales and England on Thursday 24 September. Checking in with the app will enable people to keep a diary of the locations they have visited, which will be held securely in the app. If there is a COVID-19 outbreak linked to their visit, users will get an early warning alert from the NHS.  If they have a positive test […]

Further constraints on meeting socially and compulsory face coverings to help prevent new coronavirus crisis

From Monday, only a maximum of six people from the extended household will be able to meet indoors at any one time. This rule applies in pubs and restaurants as well as in people’s homes. Children under 11 will not be counted in the six.From Monday, it will also become compulsory for people over 11 to wear a face covering in public indoor spaces, such as shops. There will be exemptions for people who cannot wear face coverings for health or medical reasons, similar to those for public transport. Face coverings will not be required in pubs or restaurants for the time being but the Welsh Government is carrying out […]

Theatre Reopening Fund

In response to the coronavirus crisis, Theatres Trust has repurposed their small grants schemes to support theatres to cover the additional costs of reopening after several months’ closure.Grants of up to £5,000 to help not-for-profit theatres across the UK to make Covid-19-related adaptions and prepare for reopening. https://businesswales.gov.wales/news-and-blogs/news/theatre-reopening-fund

Special VIP Invitation to Preview NEW Outdoor Experience Solutions at UK Leisure Living

On the 11th September, we are closing the UK Leisure Living Showroom to the general public and will be opening it especially for you, local businesses and accommodation providers of all types to have a preview of UK Leisure Living’s new exciting outdoor product range that is now available. We really hope you can make it. During your time with us, you will have a special time to enjoy; Show round with one of our fantastic teamAccess to one off amazing dealsSee the latest collection of exciting outdoor productsMeet the manufacturers and suppliersSee the NEW Swim Spa’s in actionDemonstrations of the new outdoor kitchen collection It’s a great opportunity to […]