Children in Need 2018 raises £2.45m in Wales

Children in Need 2018 raises £2.45m in Wales

Children in Need 2018 raises £2.45m in Wales 17 November 2018 Children in Need raised £2.45m in Wales during Friday’s fundraiser. The total forms part of a record-breaking UK total of £50.6m on the night. Children in Need has now raised over £1bn since it began...
Wales Office has little influence, says Carwyn Jones

Wales Office has little influence, says Carwyn Jones

Wales Office has little influence, says Carwyn Jones 16 November 2018 Related Topics Brexit Image caption Carwyn Jones was addressing the committee for the last time before standing down in December Wales’ Whitehall department has little influence on the UK...
Wales children in care survey raises questions

Wales children in care survey raises questions

Wales children in care survey raises questions By India Pollock BBC Wales social affairs correspondent 15 November 2018 Image copyright Getty Images A survey of looked-after children in councils in Wales has given a mixed picture of their care experiences. The vast...
Thousands of discarded needles collected in Wales

Thousands of discarded needles collected in Wales

Thousands of discarded needles collected in Wales 15 November 2018 Image copyright South Wales Police Cynon Image caption The Welsh Government spends £22million every year tackling substance misuse, including drug-related litter Nearly 6,000 discarded needles have...

Car-making on its way back to Wales

Wales has a history of making cars reaching back decades – remember the Gilbern and the Sinclair C5? Now Aston Martin is set to make its latest car – the Aston Martin DBX – in the Vale of Glamorgan from 2019. The prototype has been thrashing around...
School delay call for summer-born pupils in Wales

School delay call for summer-born pupils in Wales

School delay call for summer-born pupils in Wales By Bethan Lewis BBC Wales education correspondent 14 November 2018 Image copyright evgenyatamanenko/Getty Images Parents are calling for more flexibility over when summer-born children can start primary school in...
£35m NHS Wales fund to ease winter pressure

£35m NHS Wales fund to ease winter pressure

£35m NHS Wales fund to ease winter pressure 13 November 2018 Image caption John Palmer said the NHS could not operate without working with other organisations At the height of the summer heatwave, hospital managers in the south Wales valleys began thinking about how...
£24m fund for flexible teacher learning in Wales

£24m fund for flexible teacher learning in Wales

£24m fund for flexible teacher learning in Wales By Bethan Lewis BBC Wales education correspondent 12 November 2018 Image copyright Jupiterimages A £24m fund has been announced to make sure teachers are prepared for the roll-out of a new curriculum in Wales. The Welsh...

Wales end 10-year wait to beat Australia

Replacement Wales fly-half Dan Biggar celebrates as his winning penalty goes over against Australia Autumn International Wales (3) 9 Pens: Halfpenny 2, Biggar Australia (3) 6 Pens: Foley, To’omua Wales beat Australia for the first time since 2008 as Dan...
Wales’ two ‘doubly thankful’ villages

Wales’ two ‘doubly thankful’ villages

By Colette Hume BBC News 8 November 2018 Related Topics World War One Image caption Llanfihangel y Creuddyn is one of two places in Wales to hold “doubly thankful” status In two Welsh villages, no bells will ring on Remembrance Sunday, no wreathes will be...
Last working windmill in Wales seeks new operator

Last working windmill in Wales seeks new operator

Last working windmill in Wales seeks new operator 6 November 2018 Image copyright Rebecca Lou Photography Image caption Melin Llynnon, built in 1775, is the last of the 30 working windmills Anglesey once had Wales’ last working windmill is seeking a new operator...
Fourth new junior Wales Office minister in a year

Fourth new junior Wales Office minister in a year

Fourth new junior Wales Office minister in a year 6 November 2018 Image copyright UK Parliament Image caption Nigel Adams is the fourth junior Wales Office minister in a year The Wales Office has another new junior minister – the fourth to hold the post this...

Autumn Internationals: Wales 21-10 Scotland

Jonathan Davies (right) scored on his return after a year out through injury Autumn international: Wales 21-10 Scotland Wales (14) 21 Tries: North, J Davies Cons: Halfpenny Pens: Halfpenny 3 Scotland (10) 10 Try: McInally Con: Hastings Pens: Hastings Wales claimed the...

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