New report highlights improved financial resilience of councils in Wales 

The WLGA has welcomed a Wales Audit Office report highlighting the work done by councils in Wales to improve their financial resilience during tough economic times. The ‘Financial resilience of local authorities in Wales’ report emphasises how... read more
 
Thursday, 18 August 2016 Categories: News

Councils offer holiday 'food and fun' for children in Wales 

The WLGA is working with local councils and health boards to help support school children during their summer break with a programme of free school meals and fun activities. Aimed at addressing issues like food insecurity, learning loss and... read more
 
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 Categories: News

WLGA statement on pot-hole concerns 

The WLGA has responded to concerns over the cost of pot-hole repairs, highlighting the need for more sustainable investment in Wales’ road network. A Welsh Local Government Association spokesperson said: “Performance figures over recent years... read more
 
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 Categories: News

Sustainable and long term - WLGA outlines local government approach following migration report 

The WLGA has responded to a report suggesting more needs to be done to support Syrian refugees, by outlining the sustainable and long-term approach being delivered by councils in Wales. Commenting on the report from the Home Affairs Select... read more
 
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 Categories: News

WLGA responds to concerns over council tax arrears 

The WLGA has responded to concerns over council tax arrears, outlining the highly effective and sympathetic approach being taken by council in Wales. Responding to concerns over the level of unpaid council tax bills, a Welsh Local Government... read more
 
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 Categories: News

Councils working with gypsy and traveller community to assess site needs, says WLGA 

The WLGA has offered reassurance that local councils continue to work closely with their gypsy and traveller communities to assess the need for new sites. Responding to concerns over a growing need for new sites, a Welsh Local Government... read more
 
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 Categories: News

Stronger Together 

Following agreement at WLGA Council on Friday 1st July a WLGA Spokesperson said: “Welsh Councils are proud to celebrate the diversity of all our communities from Butetown to Bangor. We also have a historic tradition of tolerance which has been at ... read more
 
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 Categories: News

New information site launched to improve well-being in Wales 

A landmark new website service will be launched today to help people find the information and advice they need to improve their well-being and access local support services in Wales. Launched at the National Social Services Conference, the Dewis... read more
 
Thursday, 30 June 2016 Categories: News

Youth teams meet to help celebrate youth work in Wales 

Youth teams from across Wales will meet in Powys today as part of a calendar of national events organised to celebrate youth work in Wales. Coordinated by the WLGA in partnership with Brecon’s 160 (Wales) Brigade and the Outreach Team Wales, the... read more
 
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 Categories: News

Councils voice concern over service impacts of EU referendum 

The WLGA fully recognises and respects the views of Welsh voters in the EU referendum and the decision to exit the European Union. This is a seismic change in UK public policy, and time will be needed to fully digest all the implications. There... read more
 
Friday, 24 June 2016 Categories: Europe News
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