One tweet from a Tory Senedd member reveals a more sinister agenda in Wales

Support us and go ad-free On Saturday 7 August, the Welsh government moved the country to “alert level 0”. This removes several legal restrictions in place because of coronavirus (Covid-19). It means there are now no restrictions on the number of people who can meet indoors or at public events in Wales. Additionally, businesses and …
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People discuss their vision for a Wales without Westminster

Support us and go ad-free YesCymru, the campaign group for an independent Wales, begins hosting an online event called Yestival – A Strong Economy for People and Planet, on Saturday 24 July. The event is: a series of discussions and debates over a number of days about a better future for the people of Wales. …
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Face coverings to remain mandatory on public transport in Wales

Support us and go ad-free Face coverings will remain mandatory on public transport in Wales despite Westminster policy. And the requirement for them to continue to be worn in shops is also being considered. The approach is in contrast to England’s roadmap out of lockdown. Prime minister Boris Johnson has said the legal obligation to …
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Language activists say broadcasting powers should be devolved to Wales

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has begun preparing the licence fee for 2022 until 2027. And as this includes Welsh-language TV channel S4C, Welsh language activists want it to be the “last time” Westminster decides. are devolved to Welsh language and community activist group Cymdeithas yr Iaith has written to the …
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Protesters across England and Wales ‘stand in solidarity’ to try and Kill the Bill

On 21 March, thousands of people took to the streets of Bristol to protest against the Tory Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. The Canary was there on the ground and gave the protests extensive coverage. The protests continued for days afterwards. And even though people protested peacefully in Bristol, they were met with some …
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Poverty takes up to 20 years of good health away from people in England and Wales

People living in the most deprived areas of England face a gap of almost two decades of life in good general health compared with those in the least deprived areas, new figures show. Office for National Statistics (ONS) data published on Monday shows healthy life expectancy at birth among men living in the most deprived …
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As Senedd elections approach in Wales, ‘institutional racism’ is discouraging people from entering public life

The Canary‘s #Independence2021 series explores issues relevant to independence in Scotland and Wales in the run up to May’s elections. And this week it’s exploring racial diversity in Wales. So, we spoke to Niki Jones, the founder of YesCymruBAME, and Leila Usmani, a development worker with Race Alliance Wales (RAW). Usmani is also the lead …
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A ‘New Wales’ is possible, and the work has already begun

This week, The Canary’s #Independence2021 series speaks to people from movements working towards a new and independent Wales. So we’re speaking with Llywelyn ap Gwilym of YesCymru and Sam Coates of UNDOD. This series explores the movements for independence in Scotland and Wales in the run up to the May 2021 elections. Ap Gwilym is …
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‘Please get us out of these barracks’ say residents of the Home Office’s refugee camp in Wales

Refugees are still being housed at a disused army barracks near Tenby, despite repeated complaints that the accommodation is not suitable. The Home Office has stated its intention to move people out of the Penally barracks. But residents say it’s not happening fast enough. Residents told The Canary that only 11 people have been moved …
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Hepatitis C (England and Wales): 2020

Laboratory reports of hepatitis C in England and Wales: January to March 2020 Ref: PHE publications gateway number GW-1804; HPR 14(24) PDF, 263KB, 5 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of …
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