June 1, 2020

Changes to Lockdown, 1st June

From today, those in the shielding group can exercise and meet another household outdoors while strictly following social distancing rules and good hygiene practices. The Chief Medical officer for Wales will write to those shielding with an update and further guidance. You can also read more here: https://gov.wales/shielding-people-can-meet-others-and-exercise-outdoors From today you can also now meet people from one other household …

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May 29, 2020

New Lockdown Rules in Wales from Monday 1st June

Full guidance and FAQs about the new lockdown rules in Wales: From Monday, 2 households in the same local area will be able to meet outdoors. In doing this, however, people must follow social distancing and strict hand hygiene practices to control the spread of the virus. Local’ means not generally travelling more than 5 miles from home to reduce …

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May 15, 2020

The Route Out of Lockdown in Wales

Earlier today, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced the Welsh Government’s ‘Unlocking Our Society and Economy’ document, detailing the traffic light systems the Goverment will use to gradually ease Wales out of lockdown. Thank you to the vast majority of residents in Cardiff Central who’ve been incredibly careful in following the lockdown and social distancing measures, helping to stop the spread …

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May 11, 2020

Updated Lockdown Restrictions in Wales (11th May)

The word from the Welsh Government is clear – in Wales, the lockdown remains in force. The advice from the Welsh Government is still to stay at home. Stay at home means: only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if is not reasonably practicable to work from home) stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people …

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April 24, 2020

Help Report Online Scams in Wales

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has tackled more than 2,000 online scams, since the start of the Coronavirus outbreak. From sites posing as legitimate companies requesting personal information such as passwords or credit card details, to false online shops selling fraudulent coronavirus related items. The Welsh Government are encouraging everyone to use the new national Suspicious Email Reporting Service …

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April 24, 2020

Welsh Government Social Distancing Changes (24 April)

The Welsh Government is changing the core requirement for people not to leave the place where they live to a requirement not to leave or remain away from that place. This will help clarify that people who leave their home with a reasonable excuse – such as going out to shop for food, for healthcare or for work – cannot …

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April 17, 2020

Welsh Government Economic Resilience Fund Open for Applications

Applications can now be made for the second phase of the Welsh Government’s Economic Resilience Fund, worth £200m. The fund will provide additional financial support during the coronavirus pandemic and will help organisations to manage cash flow pressures. It will help to address gaps not met by schemes already announced by the UK Government, Welsh Government and Development Bank of …

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March 31, 2020

Welsh Government Business Support (Monday 30 April)

The Welsh Government announced a £1.1bn support package for the economy and public services in Wales. The package consists of cash reallocated from existing budgets and new money – already announced – from the UK Treasury. The main thrust of yesterday’s announcement was an Economic Resilience Fund. The £500 million fund is made up of two main elements: A new …

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October 3, 2019

Ensuring a Broad and Balanced Curriculum: Welsh Government Consultation

The Welsh Government are launching a consultation on plans to ensure all children have access to the full curriculum including Religious Education and Relationships and Sexuality Education. The consultation will launch at 12 noon today and will run for 8 weeks. You can ensure your views are fed in by accessing the consultation page here. It closes on 28th November …

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August 19, 2019

Are you Eligible? £125 Available Towards School Uniforms/Sports Kit from Welsh Government via Pupil Development Grant

The Welsh Government are offering grants of £125 to buy school uniform, equipment, sports kit and kit for activities outside of school for your child. If your child is eligible for free school meals you can apply for this grant for the 2019/20 school year, if they are: entering reception class or year 3 in primary school entering year 7 or year …

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