One of Wales’ leading environmental charities is urging drivers to keep their conscience and our roadsides clear as part of a new national campaign. With more vehicles than ever before on our roads and a significant increase in our food and drink on-the-go culture, roadside litter is a growing problem in Wales. It is harmful… Continue reading New campaign calls on motorists to “Drive your litter home”
CADR, the Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research is currently supporting the “Older Drivers: After the Wheels Stop Turning” campaign, which aims to increase awareness around the lack of support and guidance for older drivers after they have been told they must stop driving or have made their own decision to surrender their licence. Dr.… Continue reading Older Drivers: After the wheels stop turning
First Minister Mark Drakeford has spoken about the importance of continuing to take simple steps to protect our public health to manage the spread of coronavirus. He outlined five easy things we can all do, including staying at home if we have symptoms of coronavirus. His comments come as the Welsh Government has carried out… Continue reading “Everything we do helps protect us and the people around us” – First Minister Mark Drakeford
Urgent medical and health advice is now available across Wales 24 hours a day, seven days a week following the successful rollout of the 111 helpline. The service, which is run by the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust, and can be accessed online at 111.wales.nhs.uk or by telephone by calling 111, will give people up-to-date… Continue reading 111 service now available across Wales
21 March 2022 was a historic moment for children and their rights in Wales. From this day forward, physically punishing children is illegal in Wales. This change to the law aims to protect children and their rights and give them the best start in life. Voluntary sector organisations in Torfaen need to be aware of… Continue reading Ending Physical Punishment in Wales
The Welsh Government is urging residents who are unpaid carers to be alert for a new scam. Within days of Welsh Government announcing that more than 57,000 unpaid carers across Wales are to receive a £500 support payment, some residents have reported being contacted by individuals impersonating council officers who have asked for confidential banking… Continue reading Warning as scammers target £500 support for unpaid carers
Put smacking where it belongs – in the dustbin of history! The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Lynne Neagle and Minister for Economy, Vaughan Gething have today confirmed the additional funding for Time to Change Wales will see the programme extended until 2025. Time to Change Wales’ central aim is to challenge and… Continue reading Put smacking where it belongs – in the dustbin of history!
Wales will gradually begin to relax some of its remaining coronavirus protections as cases continue to fall, First Minister Mark Drakeford today announced. From 18 February the legal requirement to show a Covid Pass to enter certain venues and events will be lifted and from 28 February face coverings will no longer need to be… Continue reading Coronavirus protections relaxed as cases fall
Royal Mencap Society are looking to work with lots of different groups and individuals in one area in Wales who are passionate about making their community the best place for people with a learning disability to live. More information is available on their website here: https://www.mencap.org.uk/mycommunity At this stage, they would just like to hear if this… Continue reading Is your community a passionate community in Wales?