Tag: Wales

Wales lockdown: Businesses affected by Covid offered grants

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cafes and bars are particularly feeling the strain of having fewer customers Businesses in Wales will be offered £140m in grants, Economy Minister Ken Skates has said. Nearly two-thirds of Wales’ population will be under lockdown when new restrictions are imposed at 18:00 BST. Neath Port Talbot (NPT), Torfaen and Vale of Glamorgan will… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Neets facing a ‘ticking time bomb’, says Colleges Wales

Image caption Caitlyn Morgan has been struggling to find a job since the Covid lockdown Wales faces a “ticking time bomb” over the number of young people not in education, employment or training (Neet), according to Colleges Wales. There are fears the Covid pandemic and recession will damage the prospects of a generation. The number of Neets has increased in… Read more →

‘Sustainable tourism’ call prompted by influx at Wales’ hotspots

Image caption Benllech beach at Anglesey was busy with visitors on Saturday Some tourist areas are finding it hard to cope with an influx in visitors and maintain social distancing, an MP has said. Hywel Williams’ comments come as North Wales Police removed illegally parked cars in Snowdonia again on Saturday. Places like Barmouth and Abersoch have seen a big… Read more →

Sir Keir Starmer calls for action on jobs in Wales visit

Image caption Sir Keir Starmer: “Devastating job losses announced at Airbus show how high the stakes are” Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer is to make his first visit to Wales since winning the party leadership. He will visit an aerospace research and manufacturing facility in Flintshire, following July’s announcement of major job losses at Airbus in Broughton. Before Thursday’s visit,… Read more →

Coronavirus: Campsites in Wales reopen with strict regulations

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Holidaymakers are able to use sites with shared facilities from this weekend Holidaymakers can once again carry on camping in Wales – but it won’t be as you remember it. From Saturday sites with shared facilities are allowed to open, with strict rules and regulations, having missed most of the high season. Businesses said… Read more →