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22 December 2016
The Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales has confirmed a finding of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 in a wild duck in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire.
22 December 2016
“Give Socks Not Dogs” was the festive message when Lesley Griffiths visited Dogs Trust Rehoming Centre in Bridgend.
21 December 2016
Wales’ food and drink industry continued to prosper in 2016 and is well placed to deal with future challenges. 
20 December 2016
Lesley Griffiths, has taken further action to protect poultry and captive birds from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza by introducing a temporary suspension on gatherings of some species of birds.
20 December 2016
The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, was in Risca today to see the completed works on a £2.4million flood alleviation scheme.
15 December 2016
Wales has increased its lead over the other UK nations in the amount of waste households sent to be recycled.
15 December 2016
Lesley Griffiths has urged people to feed into a consultation on the important issue of bovine TB eradication before it closes early next month.
14 December 2016
Lesley Griffiths has welcomed a “strong and fair” deal for Wales’ fishing industry after an agreement was reached in Brussels on EU fishing quotas.
12 December 2016
Walkers on the Welsh coast spent £84.7 million in 2014, supporting 1,000 jobs, according to a new report.
06 December 2016
The Rural Affairs Secretary has introduced enhanced biosecurity requirements for poultry and captive birds to help protect them from a strain of avian flu circulating in mainland Europe
06 December 2016
The steps the Welsh Government will take to reduce the amount of energy used in Wales and move from its traditional association with fossil fuels to a nation renowned for its clean energy.
28 November 2016
Lesley Griffiths, has announced that almost 90% of farmers’ Basic Payment Scheme claims will be paid when the new payments window opens on Thursday, 1st December.
25 November 2016
Lesley Griffiths has announced the reappointment of four members of the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group.
24 November 2016
Poultry keepers are being urged to follow good biosecurity practices to minimise contact with wild birds and to be vigilant for signs of Avian Influenza.
15 November 2016
Wales officially boasts some of the best bathing waters in Europe with 84 areas rated “excellent”.
14 November 2016
£227,500 funding to support mattress recycling in Rhondda Cynon Taf and a call on local businesses to come up with innovative new solutions to allow every part of the mattress to be recycled.
11 November 2016
All electricity bought for public services in Wales by the National Procurement Service (NPS) will be from renewable sources by 2017.
11 November 2016
"“Once again ideology appears to be driving UK thinking rather than ensuring we have a sufficient mix of affordable low carbon technologies now, and in the future.”
08 November 2016
Lesley Griffiths today hosts ministers and senior officials from across the UK with responsibility for areas including agriculture, food, fisheries, animal and plant health.
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