Fire safety responsibilities under Section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022: guidance

Guidance for those who have responsibilities under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 – Section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022 amends the Order. This guide explains what new responsibilities you have for fire safety. These new requirements come into force on 1 October 2023. Find out more on Fire safety responsibilities under Section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022: guidance | GOV.WALES.

NRW announces engagement event dates for a proposed fourth National Park in Wales

Welsh Government has commissioned Natural Resources Wales (NRW), as the Designating Authority, to evaluate the case for creating a fourth National Park in north east Wales. This will be the first National Park development to be considered in Wales for nearly 70 years.  A series of online and in-person engagement events will take place in October and November 2023 on an initial Area of Search map. Find out how to get involved on Natural Resources Wales / NRW announces engagement event dates for a proposed fourth National Park in Wales

Review 182 – Phase 2

A good response has already been received to phase 1 of completing the Review 182 survey, if you have not yet completed this please do so – The survey helps to analyse the impact of the 182 on businesses. Phase 2 will take on the role of Petitioning MS’s where a pre-prepared template has been produced to enable you to write directly to your MS, and ask for 182 to be reviewed, explain the harm and ask for exemptions. All will be pre-populated for you so that it will take seconds to participate. This will quote the data from the results of the above survey. To access the pre-prepared […]

Exploring how to understand resident sentiment in tourism

Understanding Resident Experience can help Visit Wales provide valuable insight at the national level into the impact our policy decisions have on people, and how changes in visitor behaviour impact people living in those areas. At the Regional and Local Authority level this type of intelligence can help inform investments, strategic planning, and on the ground operations leading to shorter delays between communication of problems and implementation of solutions. The purpose of this paper is to: present findings from the literature currently available on resident sentiment in relation to tourism present a case study of a location that has successfully deployed a resident attitude measurement approach present findings from a […]

Separated waste collections for workplaces

From 6 April 2024, all workplaces must separate their waste for recycling. The Welsh Government is introducing new regulations that will require all workplaces to separate recyclable materials in the same way that most householders do now. This will improve the quality and quantity of how we collect and separate waste. The legal requirements to separate their waste will affect: all workplaces (businesses, the public and third sector) those who collect the waste, or arrange for waste to be collected those who collect, receive, keep, treat, or transport waste who will need to keep the waste separate from other types of waste or substances Further information on how you can […]

Go North Wales Tourism August Trade News

North Wales Tourism have and are still working hard on behalf it’s members on issues that are affecting the industry. We are in constant contact with the local MSs and MPs on these issues and are also lobbying side by side and working closely with the Wales Tourism Alliance to drive forward the importance of the industry to the economy of Wales and the effects and implications of these issues on the businesses and industry as a whole. We are also working closely with the local press and media to raise the issues affecting us to make sure the voice of our valuable industry is heard. If you have any […]

Review 182 – Let us hear your views

Working with PASC UK and Wales Tourism Alliance a five set plan has been launched to try and get an agreed review date on the 182 days let threshold and negotiate further exemptions to Council Tax Premiums for Self Catering Operators. The Campaign is called ‘Review 182’ and that will shortly also have a logo. As part of the five set plan: Phase one:  A second survey has been launched into the impact of 182. Please complete this important survey as this will help towards collating data for the campaign: Phase two: We will enable you to be able to write directly to your MS with a few simple […]