Posts From May, 2020

COVID response “a marathon not a sprint” 

Council leaders have today welcomed the First Minister’s cautious approach in taking modest steps to gradually ease the lockdown in Wales. From Monday, individuals from separate households within the same locality will be able to meet outside... read more
Friday, 29 May 2020 Categories: News Public Protection Services

“Ambitious” Welsh Government test, trace and protect plan vital to living with Coronavirus 

Responding to the Welsh Government’s plan to test, trace and protect, Councillor Andrew Morgan (Rhondda Cynon Taf) WLGA Leader said: “Our lives have been profoundly impacted by COVID-19, and while we’re still learning about the behaviour of the... read more
Friday, 15 May 2020 Categories: News Public Protection Services

Councils to adopt common approach to ensure recycling centres can be operated safely before considering re-opening 

Councils in Wales have agreed together that they will need to have confidence in adequate staffing levels, health and safety compliance, and consultation with Trade Unions, before considering re-opening Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in... read more
Friday, 08 May 2020 Categories: Environment, Waste & Biodiversity News

WLGA welcomes First Minister’s cautious approach to lockdown restrictions 

Responding to the First Minister’s statement, Councillor Andrew Morgan (Rhondda Cynon Taf), WLGA Leader said: “We welcome the very cautious approach outlined by the First Minister today. Although these minor adjustments are being made, we... read more
Friday, 08 May 2020 Categories: News

“Let’s come together to mark milestone VE Day anniversary by staying apart” 

Councils are encouraging anyone who wishes to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day this weekend but to do so at home, and in line with social distancing guidelines. Victory in Europe (VE) Day marks the day when fighting against Nazi Germany ... read more
Thursday, 07 May 2020 Categories: Community Safety & Fire and Rescue News

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