Night time economy framework »The framework aims to help develop a sustainable, healthy and safe night time economy in Wales.Learn more »
Mark Drakeford announces additional £20m for social care in 2017-18
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has announced the Welsh Government will invest an additional £20m in social care in 2017-18.
- Health Secretary connects with NHS Wales staff
- Increase in funding to help Wales’ most disadvantaged pupils – Kirsty Williams
- Mark Drakeford announces additional £20m for social care in 2017-18
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Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
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Science and technology
24 March 2017
The birth of a lamb on a remote Welsh farm attracted an online audience of thousands - thanks to the roll-out of high-speed fibre broadband by the Superfast Cymru programme.
21 March 2017
A Dragons Den-style competition offering Welsh innovators the opportunity to bid for funding to help them come up with new solutions
13 March 2017
On Monday, 13 March, leaders from business, academia and the Welsh Government, will join forces at the Senedd, Cardiff.
06 March 2017
Flagship digital technology advice service, Superfast Business Wales, has helped over 1000 businesses in its first year.
28 February 2017
Attracting new international talent to Wales to increase our already impressive scientific research and development capabilities is essential for Wales.
16 February 2017
A bakery has helped to bring a superfast broadband boost to the Gwynedd village of Aberdaron, thanks to Superfast Cymru.
27 January 2017
Welsh Government accepts all Talented Women for a Successful Wales report recommendations and marks the occasion with planned Royal visit
Plans to increase the number of women and girls in Wales studying STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects.
15 December 2016
The Welsh Government’s programme to promote digital inclusion in Wales is to continue for a further two years with support of £2m.
05 December 2016
Minister for Skills and Science Julie James has congratulated Cardiff University for attracting £10m funding for a Future Manufacturing Research Hub.
10 November 2016
A disposable SepsisBox developed in Wales that contains all the essential items to provide immediate care for patients suspected of having sepsis will be unveiled next week.
07 November 2016
Up to £80m is planned to be invested in the next superfast broadband scheme, to help ensure every property in Wales is able to access fast reliable broadband by 2020.
04 November 2016
STEM skills were just some of the areas discussed when the Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, visited leading Cardiff-based technology company, IQE.
31 October 2016
Economy Secretary, Ken Skates is on Anglesey today to break the ground at Wales’ first dedicated Science Park.
13 October 2016
Wales’ Chief Scientific Advisor Professor Julie Williams has welcomed some of the world’s best scientific research talent to their new posts.
10 October 2016
The Minister for Skills and Science has officially opened Suprex - the only commercial company in the UK to develop process applications for carbon dioxide (CO2).
28 September 2016
The Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, has opened Wales’ first ever Innovation Summit.
06 July 2016
An equine device developed by a Welsh technology company with support from the Welsh Government is attracting global attention.
29 June 2016
Plans to create a unique Wellness and Life Science Village in Llanelli have taken a step forward with the Welsh Government announcing it is to fund a Masterplan for the project.
20 June 2016
The Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James has been meeting role models for young women looking to pursue a career in civil engineering.
31 March 2016
Talks underway to drive forward plans for unique Wellness and Life Science Village in Llanelli
This press release was published under the 2011 - 2016 Welsh government
Discussions are under way between the Welsh Government and Carmarthenshire County Council to drive forward plans for a unique Wellness and Life Science Village at Delta Lakes, Llanelli.
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