Wales

Type: Country
Name: Wales
population: 2,935,283
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 5 reports

Personal insolvencies rise sparks fears for struggling households

Individual insolvencies have risen amid warnings about struggling households. Photograph: Tim Gainey/Alamy A big increase in the number of people becoming insolvent in England and Wales has prompted fresh warnings about the fate of financially stretched ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

New Services for Heart Attack Patients in North Wales

A new form of treatment for patients who suffer a heart attack will be available in North Wales from early 2015, Health Minister Mark Drakeford has announced.Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PPCI) – more commonly known as coronary angioplasty ... [Published Welsh Icons - 10 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 9 reports

Heart disease services need action in Wales

A report into heart disease in Wales highlights improvements but warns on waiting times and unhealthy lifestyles.A government commissioned report into heart disease in Wales has flagged up waiting times and unhealthy lifestyles as points of action for ... [Published Pharma Field - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Green honour for Penarth parks

PENARTH parks have triumphed in a prestigious scheme recognising the quality of more than 100 parks and green spaces in Wales.Alexandra Park & Windsor Gardens and Belle Vue Park have been awarded Green Flag status by Keep Wales Tidy (KWT) – Wales’ leading ... [Published Penarth Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Welsh public most concerned about raising a mortgage deposit

The majority of the Welsh public believe their greatest challenge to securing the home they want is current interest rates and the ability to raise a deposit, according to a new report.The research surveyed 1000 people and was carried out by removals ... [Published What Mortgage - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Mortgages, Wales, Stamp Duty
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

'Huge' drop in tribunal claims

Wales has seen a "huge" drop in the number of people taking claims to employment tribunals after fees were introduced. The number of claims being brought by people dropped by 67% in the first quarter of this year compared to 2013. The Wales TUC said "workers ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Wales TUC, Wales, Workers
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 11 reports

House prices fall across most of England and Wales

The average house price across England and Wales stood at £172,011 in June, the Land Registry has reported.The figure means that house prices rose just 0.1% from May, but were up 6.4% from June 2013.The average house price is still below the peak of November ... [Published Property Industry Eye - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Wales, England, London
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Law Commission includes DoLS and Wales projects in next programme

A law reform project to consider how deprivation of liberty should be authorised and supervised in settings other than hospitals and care homes has been included in the Law Commission’s 12th programme of law reform.The advisory body has also included ... [Published Local Government Lawyer - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Average house prices stall as rise in sale of £1m-plus properties continues | Money

These figures are the latest to suggest that recent moves to tighten mortgage lending rules have cooled the property market. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA House prices[1] stalled across England and Wales last month in the latest sign the property[2] market has ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Wales, Yui (singer), England
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 5 reports

LOOK: North Wales parks receive Green Flag Awards for excellence

More than 100 Welsh parks and green spaces have been awarded Green Flag status for having excellent facilities.The flags were awarded by Keep Wales Tidy and represent the standards for parks and green spaces in Wales and England.A total of 103 parks have ... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 4 reports

NURSES ACCUSED OF PATIENT NEGLECT

By Press AssociationPublished: 08:01 EST, 28 July 2014 | Updated: 08:01 EST, 28 July 2014Three nurses have appeared before magistrates accused of wilfully neglecting nine patients.Rebecca Jones, 29, faces nine charges while colleagues Lauro Bertulano, ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Land Registry: Property Prices In June Freeze

The average home price in England and Wales remained flat in June compared to the previous month, according to newly released Government figures.The Land Registry said there was no change month-on-month when the average was taken across all regions.It ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Property, Wales, England

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"This is the best competition I've been to ever in my life. I don't think anything will ever top this."
A HMRC spokesperson said: "We are very disappointed by the timing of the decision by PCS to call a strike to coincide with the tax credits renewals deadline."
Nigel Rees, GGF Group chief executive, said: "The sudden closure of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund is a disappointment as it was intended to last for a long period of time and offer stability, yet it has ended after roughly two months from its inception. It has done virtually nothing for the window industry as homeowners only qualified for the fund, if they were replacing single glazing.  This was a relatively pointless requirement because there’s very little single glazing in owner occupier homes.  It’s fair to say, no other industry had such a proviso put upon them and yet again the window industry has been offered practically nothing from this initiative. With such low impact during its existence there will be no difference to the window industry now that it has closed."
"Finally," said Smith. "It has not been going so well recently. We played well. We controlled the match and never looked like being over-powered by them. The only times Wales looked dangerous was when we chose the wrong option."

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Frazier Healthcare’s PCI agrees to acquire Penn... [Published PE Hub Blog - 14 hours ago]
Packaging Coordinators , a portfolio company of Frazier Healthcare , has agreed to buy Penn Pharma. No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in Tradegar, Wales with offices in New Hope, Penn. and Tokyo, Penn Pharma is a provider of drug development ...
Visit to Scottish Ballet [Published UK Royal Family - YouTube Channel - 14 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl9KH65gB_k&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Visit to Scottish Ballet The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Scottish Ballet ahead of ...
Dylan Thomas was not only a young genius but a ... [Published 3quarksdaily - 15 hours ago]
Austin Allen at Poetry Magazine: Thomas’s reputation as popular bard—an Orpheus or Taliesin reincarnate—trailed him from his earliest career in Wales. From there, as detailed in Andrew Lycett’sDylan Thomas: A New Life (and  Adam Kirsch’s  fine biographical ...
It’s never too late for a sea change as an entr... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - 18 hours ago]
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