Archive for February, 2011

Vote Yes or No on 3 March
Feb
28

One country, two prisms

The law-making powers referendum debate is revolving around the Assembly’s record and on that the views are very different, writes Rhys David

Only Boys Aloud performing at the Millennium Centre
Feb
27

Why we need to defend music in the land of song

Helena Braithwaite explains how access to music is becoming a lottery in today’s Wales

Above: Today's view of Nant-y-Moch on the slopes of Pumlumon near Ponterwyd, east of Aberystwyth. Below: Artists impression of the same view with the proposed turbines superimposed.
Feb
26

A magic area needing protection

Ann West says the Cambrian Mountains should become an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Shoppers at John Lewis
Feb
25

The signs we should be reading

It is the impact of many small decisions that can sometimes give the best overall picture of what is happening to the economy, says Rhys David

Care of the elderly
Feb
24

Prevention is better than cure

Ed Bridges says the Welsh Government’s latest policy on social services is dealing with the symptoms rather than providing a long term answer for our problems

Cover image for Unique paths to devolution
Feb
23

Unique paths to devolution

Arthur Aughey, Eberhard Bort, and John Osmond question whether the Union has reached its sell-by date

If we are to raise standards in our schools, every effort must be made to bring teachers on board.
Feb
22

Education special 2: Let the teachers teach

Teifion Griffiths argues that centralised micro-management is behind the school failings highlighted in the latest PISA results

Minister for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills Leighton Andrews AM
Feb
21
Ambiwlans
Feb
21

Devolution protects Wales from costly reorganisation

John Osmond warns that the abolition of primary care trusts will lead to the privatisation of the English NHS

living wrexham logo
Feb
20

livingWrexham’s down-to-earth Welsh domain

Neil Thompson says the internet age is offering new opportunities to create virtual communities