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Welsh Government outline principles for a reformed justice system

The Welsh Government’s Counsel General and Minister for Social Justice have outlined the potential core components of a devolved justice system, and warned that the current Westminster-run system is “pulling the shutters down” on access to justice. A Welsh Government publication issued today highlights the increasing development of a distinct Welsh justice policy based on prevention through tackling social challenges and rehabilitation, instead of a more punitive approach.

wales247.co.uk ,  32 minutes ago 0
Welsh Government outline principles for a reformed justice system

Welsh staycation boom is 'over' and Snowdonia firm fears worse is to come

Welsh visitor attractions blame 'anti-tourism policies' - such as proposals for a tourism tax and shorter summer holidays - for knocking sector confidence The heady days of last year’s staycation boom in Wales may be over, according to a group of tourism attractions. Despite fine weather over Easter, almost half of its members saw fewer visitors over the holiday period than they did in the pre-pandemic year of 2019.

dailypost.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 4
Welsh staycation boom is 'over' and Snowdonia firm fears worse is to come

Huw Edwards on depression: ‘During the worst one… I couldn’t get out of bed’

Huw Edwards has recounted how during his worst bout of depression he was unable to get out of bed. The Welsh journalist and broadcaster, 60, told Men’s Health UK that his depression includes anxiety and tends to “hit” him “in a strong wave and then go away”.

barrheadnews.com ,  6 hours ago 1
Huw Edwards on depression: ‘During the worst one… I couldn’t get out of bed’

Huw Edwards says 'strong waves' of depression leave him unable to get out of bed

BBC's News At Ten's chief newscaster has bravely spoken out about how his depression can affect his daily life Journalist and newsreader Huw Edwards has opened up about his battles with his mental health - and says that at his lowest points, he can't get out of bed.

walesonline.co.uk ,  6 hours ago 4
Huw Edwards says 'strong waves' of depression leave him unable to get out of bed

‘Stop having a thin skin’ Huw Edwards addresses backlash from BBC viewers: 'Every week!'

BBC NEWS presenter Huw Edwards has addressed the backlash he receives from viewers. Huw Edwards, 60, has spoken out about receiving criticism from BBC News at Ten viewers. The Welsh presenter has fronted the 10 o’clock show since 2003 and is now the BBC’s highest-paid newsreader.

express.co.uk ,  6 hours ago 2
‘Stop having a thin skin’ Huw Edwards addresses backlash from BBC viewers: 'Every week!'

Parents react to Welsh pupils being reduced to tears as they face hardest exams ever

The WJEC has come under fire for its AS maths exam on May 19 which teachers and pupils said had questions based on part of the exam specification that had been removed. Angry parents of Welsh pupils, who last week sat what teachers have described as the hardest exam they've ever seen, have hit out at the exam board's "disgusting" decision.

walesonline.co.uk ,  9 hours ago 0
Parents react to Welsh pupils being reduced to tears as they face hardest exams ever

Children struck by school bus in Welsh village

Pupils and bus driver taken to hospital as a result of after-school collision in Llanfair Caereinion Five children were injured when they were struck by a school bus while waiting to go home after classes in a Welsh village. The incident happened at about 3.25pm outside the high school in Llanfair Caereinion, Powys.

theguardian.com ,  9 hours ago 3
Children struck by school bus in Welsh village

Five children taken to hospital after bus crashes into pedestrians outside Welsh school

The collision happened near a primary and secondary school Five children and a bus driver have been taken to hospital after a school bus crashed into pedestrians in Welshpool this afternoon. Police were called to a collision on School Lane in Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool at around 3.25pm. Dyfed-Powys Police confirmed they attended the incident just off Neuadd Lane after reports of a collision.

dailypost.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 1
Five children taken to hospital after bus crashes into pedestrians outside Welsh school

Where Welsh rugby stands 20 days on from the bombshell as new 'R' word emerges

WRU performance director Nigel Walker is the first WRU official to speak publicly on the controversial option of cutting to three pro teams So, some 20 days on from the dropping of the bombshell, just where do we stand now? What exactly is the future for regional rugby in Wales?

walesonline.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 3
Where Welsh rugby stands 20 days on from the bombshell as new 'R' word emerges

10 symptoms parents should look out for as mystery child hepatitis outbreak grows in Wales

Across the UK, 11 youngsters have needed a liver transplant A further four children in Wales have fallen ill with unexplained hepatitis as investigations continue into the mysterious illness. In the past 17 days, the Welsh total has climbed to 17, almost as many as are typically seen in all of the UK’s hospitals in any given year.

dailypost.co.uk ,  12 hours ago 15
10 symptoms parents should look out for as mystery child hepatitis outbreak grows in Wales

Pembrokeshire safest place in Wales to live, data reveals

Confused.com data reveals Pembrokeshire safest place to live Pembrokeshire is the safest Welsh region to live in, new data published this week has revealed. The figures show that there were just 1.59 burglaries per 1,000 people in the county last year. The latest study by Confused.com analysed burglary data provided by police forces across the UK between 2017 and 2021 to identify the safest places to live.

westerntelegraph.co.uk ,  13 hours ago 1
Pembrokeshire safest place in Wales to live, data reveals

Brit dad stabbed three times and left for dead during pal's stag do in Portugal

Alex Evans, 32, was attacked just 100m from the hotel he was staying in after becoming separated from his eight friends at the resort of Albufeira after a night out Thousands of pounds has been raised for a Welsh tourist who was stabbed three times and left for dead as he celebrated a friend's stag do in Portugal.

mirror.co.uk ,  14 hours ago 5
Brit dad stabbed three times and left for dead during pal's stag do in Portugal

Speakers announced for Mental Health Wales conference

Following a two-year hiatus, several key speakers have been confirmed for the first Mental Health Wales conference to be held since the start of the pandemic. Mental Health Wales 2022, which is organised by GovConnect and sponsored by Ludlow Street Healthcare, will feature Alex Slade, Director of Primary Care and Mental Health, Welsh Government, as the keynote speaker

newsfromwales.co.uk ,  14 hours ago 1
Speakers announced for Mental Health Wales conference

Welsh Government education minister 'shocked and saddened' after schoolboy loses finger in 'bullying incident'

Jeremy Miles says no type of bullying or harassment should take place in Welsh schools The Welsh Government has said it condemns bullying and harassment of all types in Wales' schools after a schoolboy lost his finger while allegedly trying to flee bullies. Raheem Bailey got his finger caught while climbing a fence during his attempt to flee from his tormenters and it later had to be amputated, his mother Shantal Bailey, said.

walesonline.co.uk ,  14 hours ago 2
Welsh Government education minister 'shocked and saddened' after schoolboy loses finger in 'bullying incident'

Brit dad stabbed three times on Portuguese stag do as kind-hearted stranger saves life

Welsh tourist Alex Evans was left for dead after being stabbed three times on a stag do in Portugal to celebrate a friend's big day has seen thousands of pounds and support raised for his road to recovery Thousands of pounds has been raised for a Welsh tourist who was stabbed three times and left for dead as he celebrated a friend's stag do in Portugal.

dailystar.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 225
Brit dad stabbed three times on Portuguese stag do as kind-hearted stranger saves life

Newport City Council digitally transforms with TechnologyOne SaaS solution to enhance internal operations

Welsh unitary authority expects the transformation to enable better decision-making, improving supplier operations and business processes. Newport City Council is transitioning its finance systems to enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider TechnologyOne to help deliver a more connected experience for its user base of over 500 employees and wider supplier community.

newsfromwales.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 1
Newport City Council digitally transforms with TechnologyOne SaaS solution to enhance internal operations

Rupert Moon tells fans to have faith in elected WRU officials and reveals role in helping new Wales star

Former Wales and Scarlets scrum-half Rupert Moon discusses Welsh rugby's future, the challenges around the regions, the "perfect" rugby game and helping a new Wales star Rupert Moon's reaction to the latest plans to shake up Welsh rugby is something which should be bottled up and preserved for future game-changing proposals.

walesonline.co.uk ,  16 hours ago 2
Rupert Moon tells fans to have faith in elected WRU officials and reveals role in helping new Wales star

Welsh dad stabbed three times and left for dead at popular Portugal resort as family thank stranger who saved his life

More than £7,000 has been raised to help his family Thousands of pounds has been raised for a Welsh tourist who was stabbed three times and left for dead as he celebrated a friend's stag do in Portugal. More than £7,000 has been raised for Alex Evans, from Treherbert, since the terrifying attack just 100m from the hotel he was staying in.

walesonline.co.uk ,  16 hours ago 50
Welsh dad stabbed three times and left for dead at popular Portugal resort as family thank stranger who saved his life

Charlotte Church looks every inch the doting mother as she enjoys the Chelsea Flower Show with her daughter Frida, 19 months

She welcomed her third child with her husband Jonathan Powell in August 2020. And Charlotte Church looked every inch the doting mother as she attended the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday. The singer, 35, cut a chic figure in a khaki shirt dress as she carried her 19-month-old daughter Frida at the world renowned garden show.

dailymail.co.uk ,  17 hours ago 251
Charlotte Church looks every inch the doting mother as she enjoys the Chelsea Flower Show with her daughter Frida, 19 months

Book free tickets online for the 2022 Urdd Eisteddfod

ENTRY to this year's Urdd Eisteddfod is free of charge - but tickets must be booked in advance of the week-long festival. The announcement of free entry came following confirmation of £527,000 funding from the Welsh Government to allow free entry to the Urdd Eisteddfod, which will be held on the outskirts of Denbigh from May 30 to June 4.

denbighshirefreepress.co.uk ,  17 hours ago 0
Book free tickets online for the 2022 Urdd Eisteddfod