Anger as council adopts monthly bin collections

The decision to introduce monthly bin collections at Conwy Council has provoked anger from Assembly Members.


The idea of monthly collections was first floated by the previous Labour-Plaid administration, and AMs are “disgusted” at the move to 4-weekly collections.


Tourism Tax would damage Welsh economic prospects, warns expert

A tourism expert has warned that Labour proposals for a tourism tax would seriously harm Welsh businesses.

In a report commissioned by the Wales Tourism Alliance, Professor Annette Pritchard warns that a tourism tax will “damage (Wales’) economic performance, brand and prospects”.

December sees 25% year-on-year rise in 12-hour A&E waits

The number of patients spending longer than 12 hours in Welsh NHS A&E departments saw a 25% year-on-year spike in December, according to new figures released today.

Welsh Government targets dictate that no patient should wait longer than 12 hours for treatment in A&E.