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Health Minister gives go-ahead for standardised packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Wales
A new law to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco will apply in Wales, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed.
- School Categorisation results published
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- Health Minister gives go-ahead for standardised packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Wales
- Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) Consultation – UK Marine Programme of Measures
- Raising the ambitions and educational attainment of children who are looked after in Wales
- Review of requirements for the trading of captive bred birds
- Harmonising school term dates for 2016 to 2017
- Implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 – Consultation on the Regulations and code of practice in relation to part 11 of the Act.
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- European Social Fund Local Service Board development and priority delivery project
- Evaluation of the Choose Pharmacy common ailments service
- Housing demolitions and hazards
- Regional economic and labour market profiles
- Welsh Government People Survey
- Welsh language use survey
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20 January 2015
2015 heralds the ninth year of the Extreme Sailing Series™ that visits eight iconic venues – of which Cardiff Bay will be one.
19 January 2015
A fresh new TV advert for families will kick start Wales’s marketing for 2015 as the latest phase of Visit Wales’ UK and Ireland marketing campaign - ‘Have you packed for Wales ?’ - goes live today.
08 January 2015
A funding announcement by the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has signalled a major step forward in the redevelopment of Saundersfoot Harbour
29 December 2014
Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, looks back at an excellent year for tourism in Wales.
12 December 2014
The Welsh Government’s Tourism Advisory Board have met with tourism representatives in south east Wales ahead of holding their December board meeting.
12 November 2014
The Welsh Government has announced that additional funding will be made available to Conwy County Borough Council in order to re-open the Deganwy Quay promenade.
31 October 2014
Visit Wales and eight stand partners will be selling Wales to the world at the World Travel Market, ExCeL, London from the 3-7 November.
28 October 2014
New figures show that tourism in Wales is seeing growth in its market share of domestic visitors.
23 October 2014
Wales’ top hoteliers had an opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business by spending the day at the Oxfordshire award winning hotel owned by Raymond Blanc.
23 October 2014
New figures show that overseas markets are starting to recover with a significant increase reported in the number of overseas visitors to Wales during January – June 2014.
09 October 2014
Improving business performance while enriching visitor experience – learn from the best at the inaugural Digital Tourism Exhibition
From chasing white rabbits to talking portraits, these are just a few examples which delegates at the inaugural Digital Tourism Exhibition will experience next month.
02 October 2014
A new £1.5million campaign to bring more German visitors to Wales is to be launched in the new year.
30 September 2014
The deadline for the National Tourism Awards for Wales has been extended as tourism businesses request more time to deal with an unexpected prolonged peak season.
23 September 2014
Latest Welsh Government figures indicate that tourism in Wales has had a successful summer.
22 September 2014
Minister for the Economy, Science and Transport, Edwina Hart visited a Carmarthenshire Guest House with a difference.
26 June 2014
The Minister announced funding of £4.15m to Conwy Adventure Leisure Ltd towards the creation of Surf Snowdonia – Europe’s first inland surfing destination, due to be completed by early summer 2015.
23 May 2014
As another bank holiday and the half term holiday approaches, research carried out over the Easter period shows tourism in Wales had a successful start to the season with confidence levels high.
21 May 2014
One of the biggest cruise ships to drop anchor in north Wales called at Holyhead Port with 2200 passengers plus crew.
12 May 2014
Welsh Government figures show that outdoor activity tourism in Wales is worth £481 million to the economy and supports 8,243 Welsh jobs.
24 April 2014
Tourism Minister, Edwina Hart has announced Welsh Government funding of £2.3 million towards the creation of a visitor centre at the Royal Mint’s headquarters in Llantrisant.