Wales News:

North Wales Police: Taser training for 100 extra officers
…A further 100 police officers are to be trained to use Tasers, North Wales… in attacks across the area. The move has been welcomed by the North Wales Police… disable a suspect. They were first used by police forces in England and Wales in 2003…


Private probation firms in Wales and south west in administration
…Private firms which manage thousands of offenders in Wales and south west… years ago. Working Links was given the contract for Wales, as well as Avon… and Somerset and Devon and Cornwall. Probation services face radical overhaul in Wales


National Broadcast Archive for Wales: £1m agreed for Aberystwyth project
…A row over funding for a £9m National Broadcast Archive for Wales has been… settled, after ministers agreed to back the project. The National Library of Wales… of talks between the library, BBC Wales and Welsh Government, have been agreed…


Electronic GPS tags to track thousands of criminals in England and Wales
…Thousands of criminals in England and Wales will be tagged with GPS trackers… to be. Around 60,000 offenders currently wear these standard tags in England and Wales… tags, which cost £9 a day, will be rolled out everywhere in England and Wales from…


Public bodies in Wales urged to 'think local'
… on grants to big corporations and foreign firms to move into Wales. The deputy economy…-buying service scrapped Loss-making bulk-buying service scrapped Lessons from Wales…' poorest estate Lessons from Wales' poorest estate Struggles and opportunity…


Natural Resources Wales: more accounts issues possible
Wales' troubled environment watchdog may see further problems with its accounts… into a controversy over timber contracts at Natural Resources Wales (NRW). The report by audit… the assembly's climate committee that further criticism of NRW's accounts by the Wales Audit…


Council tax scrapped for care leavers across Wales
…Young people leaving the care system in Wales will no longer pay council tax… a third of Wales' 22 local councils already exempt care leavers from the tax, some…


Dangerous levels of roadside pollution in Wales 'overlooked'
… areas in Wales - including Hafodyrynys, Caerphilly county Life on Wales' most… exceedances across Wales using diffusion tube data is ignored. Latest figures from 2016… in the council-collected data were in south east and south west Wales, with 24 in Rhondda…


Wales disability support cuts: 'Second opinion' offered by ministers
… be "no losers" due to the changes. But, in October, BBC Wales discovered around 100… by the Wales Live programme Link: Wales Live programme . On Tuesday, the Welsh Government… Wales. The WILG was introduced in Wales to replace the UK-wide Independent Living…


Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit Merseyside
…The Prince of Wales met the daughter of former South African president Nelson… of the Institute of Irish Studies, the Prince of Wales and the President of Ireland…