Archive for August, 2012

rural-windfarm-2
Aug
31

Rural Wales 5: Farming needs to embrace the green economy

Terry Marsden says there should be greater effort in making connections between town and country to improve the outlook for both

Welsh sheep farming
Aug
30

Rural Wales 4: How the new CAP will impact on Wales

Peter Midmore says the stakes are high for Welsh farmers in the negotiations now underway in Brussels to decide future agricultural support

The rate of rural businesses with broadband connection increased from 67% in 2007 to 85% in 2010-11
Aug
29

Rural Wales 3: Businesses seek way out of the recession

Lawrence Kitchen says there are signs that firms are becoming more environmentally friendly

Ruraldriving
Aug
28
Severn-valley-holyhead-train
Aug
27

Rural Wales 1: Commuting will integrate the country and the city

Paul Milbourne says in future we can expect to see people travelling ever greater distances to find work

DafJenk
Aug
26

Lawyer who witnessed a nation on trial

Meic Stephens pays tribute to Dafydd Jenkin the major authority on the laws of the tenth Century Hywel Dda

Working-towards-equal-pay-CROP
Aug
25

Narrowing gender pay gap would increase GDP

Rhys Taylor explores the reasons why women’s work is not only never done, but doesn’t get what it deserves either

Selection-of-Honno-books
Aug
24

That, female one celebrates 25 years

Stephanie Tillotson examines how Honno Welsh Women’s press has managed to survive a quarter of a century

Presiding Officer Rosemary Butler has called for a review of the National Assembly's arrangements on lobbying and AMs code of conduct
Aug
23

Call for change to Welsh private ministerial meetings

Dewi Knight says we need greater transparency in lobbying which properly regulated is a vital part of the democratic process

Alexander Roach, from Ammanford, playing the young Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady
Aug
22

Nurturing breakthroughs in the Valleys

Rhys David explains how the Wales Coalfield Bond launched five years ago has helped talented young people into creative careers