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Provincial office move

After almost 100 years, the national office of the Church in Wales is moving to a new address. Next week (September 25), the Representative Body of the Church in Wales relocates into the heart of Cardiff and to a modern, accessible work space. The move became...

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An Existential Threat to Wales

TWENTY YEARS ON We are currently celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the referendum that gave us devolution. Ron Davies described it at the time as “a process not an event”, but little if any progress has been made. In yesterday’s Llais y Sais Ron Davies was...

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Simon Nehan (Kevin)

National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth People have forgotten how to say ‘no’. That’s the problem in this country. We are allowed to say ‘no’.Port Talbot steelworks; site of one of the last heavy industries in Wales, and threatened with closure in 2015. The story...

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The/Y cast

National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth People have forgotten how to say ‘no’. That’s the problem in this country. We are allowed to say ‘no’.Port Talbot steelworks; site of one of the last heavy industries in Wales, and threatened with closure in 2015. The story...

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Jason May (Rob) & Ioan Hefin (Rob)

National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth People have forgotten how to say ‘no’. That’s the problem in this country. We are allowed to say ‘no’.Port Talbot steelworks; site of one of the last heavy industries in Wales, and threatened with closure in 2015. The story...

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Ioan Hefin (Adrian) & Jason May (Rob)

National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth People have forgotten how to say ‘no’. That’s the problem in this country. We are allowed to say ‘no’.Port Talbot steelworks; site of one of the last heavy industries in Wales, and threatened with closure in 2015. The story...

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Dylan John & Ioan Hefin (Adrian)

National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth People have forgotten how to say ‘no’. That’s the problem in this country. We are allowed to say ‘no’.Port Talbot steelworks; site of one of the last heavy industries in Wales, and threatened with closure in 2015. The story...

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Siôn Tudor Owen (Mark)

National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth People have forgotten how to say ‘no’. That’s the problem in this country. We are allowed to say ‘no’.Port Talbot steelworks; site of one of the last heavy industries in Wales, and threatened with closure in 2015. The story...

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Merthyr Ski Slope 2, Slippery Customers

To recap . . . A plan has been unveiled to give Merthyr a ski slope and other goodies, including a much-need equestrian centre and yurt accommodation. Though I was unaware of any yurts in Merthyr needing accommodation; no doubt – as with social and other housing in...

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Merthyr Ski Slope

WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT? The latest mega-project to be promised to the Heads of the Valleys is the Merthyr Ski Slope. But the goodies don’t end with just a ski slope, no, sir! for according to WalesOnline and Siôn Barry: “The proposals also include plans for: The largest...

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New Archbishop of Wales elected

A new Archbishop of Wales has been elected today (September 6). John Davies, who has served as the Bishop of Swansea and Brecon for the past nine years, has been chosen as the 13th Archbishop of Wales. He succeeds Dr Barry Morgan who retired in January after 14 years...

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Every vote counts?

Winner-takes-all. It’s an idea that’s fun for rugby and football matches. Not so much when it comes to running a democracy. We saw that last month, when we learnt that under Westminster’s winner-takes-all voting system, a million votes didn’t count in terms of...

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Cymdeithas Gofal – Cui Bono?

REFRESHER In my previous post I wrote of Cymdeithas Gofal / Ceredigion Care Society, and its sister-outfit to the south, the Pembrokeshire Care Society, but I focused more on The Wallich. All three are involved in the homelessness business and are funded by the...

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Only 1 Week to Apply for the Sustain Wales Awards!

Only 1 Week to Apply for the Sustain Wales Awards! BY Cynnal Cymru IN Built Environment, Business, Climate Change, Communities, Creative Industries, Economy, Education, Future Generations, Governance, Health and well-being, Living Wage, Natural Environment, Resource...

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Sam Coombes (Lewis)

National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth People have forgotten how to say ‘no’. That’s the problem in this country. We are allowed to say ‘no’.Port Talbot steelworks; site of one of the last heavy industries in Wales, and threatened with closure in 2015. The story...

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Simon Nehan (Kevin) & Sam Coombes (Lewis)

National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth People have forgotten how to say ‘no’. That’s the problem in this country. We are allowed to say ‘no’.Port Talbot steelworks; site of one of the last heavy industries in Wales, and threatened with closure in 2015. The story...

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