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£6m to help older people live independently in their home
A £6 million investment to help older people in Wales live independently in their own home, has been announced by the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths.
- European approval for new Wales RDP
- Cardiff appoints leading US compound semiconductor expert with Welsh Government support
- £6m to help older people live independently in their home
Section highlightHistoric Environment (Wales) BillThe Bill will support the positive management of change in the Welsh historic environment.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightTaxes in Wales
The devolution of some taxes to Wales from April 2018 provides us with the opportunity to reshape those taxes to better meet our circumstances and priorities.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
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Culture and sport
21 May 2015
The Fusion: Tackling Poverty through Culture programme will bring together Communities First and cultural bodies for the first time to engage with and inspire young people and adults.
05 May 2015
First Wales-only legislation for the care and protection of our distinct historic environment will be introduced into the National Assembly today.
28 April 2015
Communities are being encouraged to take advantage of a special Welsh Government grant to repair and conserve community war memorials.
17 April 2015
Museums, archives and libraries across Wales will benefit from almost £2.7million in the latest round of Welsh Government grant funding.
09 April 2015
The Deputy Minister welcomes the positive response from the public to new help and guidance for communities wishing to take over local facilities which are under threat of closure.
27 March 2015
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has praised the success of a drive to make every child in Wales a library member.
25 March 2015
A £5million interest free loan scheme will improve local sport and recreation facilities across Wales and encourage more people to get physically active.
24 March 2015
Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport & Tourism announces reappointment of five members to the Arts Council of Wales.
17 March 2015
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has confirmed Welsh Government financial support to look into Supporters Direct establishing a presence in Wales.
09 March 2015
Pontcysyllte volunteers hear how new Wales-only plans will support their work to protect Wales’ past
New Wales-only legislation will better protect our past for future generations, the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, has said.
26 February 2015
New guidance will help community groups who wish to take on the management of local facilities which are under threat of closure
12 February 2015
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has outlined an ambitious vision to make Wales the most active and creative nation in Europe.
06 February 2015
Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, pledges his commitment to providing quality community services for library users, despite the challenging times.
28 January 2015
Wales U16s football team's historic Victory Shield wincelebrated at a special reception in the Senedd.
20 January 2015
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism has outlined plans for the first Wales-only legislation to better protect and care for our historic environment
12 January 2015
Welsh archive services receive over £43,000 for conservation work on fragile and damaged items
10 January 2015
An exhibition to mark the centenary of “one of the most remarkable moments” of the First World War, the famous Christmas Truce of 1914, is at Bodelwyddan Castle.
11 December 2014
The number of people borrowing from public libraries in Wales is up by almost 5% in the last 12 months – whilst the UK as a whole has seen a decrease
09 December 2014
The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism responds to the Expert Review of Public Libraries in Wales.
13 November 2014
Kids take over museums and show what can be achieved when their enthusiasm, imagination and initiative is put to the test.