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.
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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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The Nature Fund will help us to respond to the challenges faced by our wildlife and habitats highlighted in the State of Nature report.
The Nature Fund is supporting 20 projects to tackle declining biodiversity and deliver benefits to communities. The focus of investment is on delivering 5 key priorities in 7 Nature Action Zones across Wales. The 7 geographical areas are:
- Brecon Beacons
- Cambrian Mountains
- Conwy Valley
- Pembrokeshire coast
- South Wales Valleys
- Berwyn and Migneint
- Llyn Peninsula
The 5 key activities are:
- action to improve river catchments
- action on marine ecosystems
- action for local environment
- action to realise the potential in our upland areas
- action to stimulate innovation
Projects range from work to improve river catchments and marine ecosystems, to peatlands restoration and a community project managing woodland. For the location of projects see the Infographic below.
The Minister's statement provides further information on the focus of the Nature Fund investment.
The successful projects receiving funding are available below.
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