BBC Wales News

Covid: Case clusters and young people fuelling third wave

BBC Wales News June 24, 2021 at 10:15 pm

Clusters of cases in north Wales are mostly affecting children and young people, says a GP in the region.

It’s not a city, but Conwy county is applying to become UK City of Culture 2025

BBC Wales News June 24, 2021 at 10:01 pm

Thanks to a rule change areas, cities and communities can now bid for the four-yearly honour.

Anglesey cyber-attack affects island’s five secondaries

BBC Wales News June 24, 2021 at 7:45 pm

Anglesey council’s chief executive said the schools are likely to see disruption

Second home premium tax legal action dropped over risks

BBC Wales News June 24, 2021 at 7:13 pm

A online petition raised over £8,000 and labelled the second home premium as “discriminatory” to English people.

Bishop of Bangor apologises to Conservative MP for Facebook ‘ridicule’

BBC Wales News June 23, 2021 at 4:31 pm

A member of the congregation had accused Virginia Crosbie of “schmoozing” at the church.

Father of toddler killed in Anglesey crash ‘distracted’

BBC Wales News June 23, 2021 at 12:25 pm

Elis Wyn Owen died from head injuries after his father’s car crashed into a stationary lorry.

Facebook: Snowdonia officials red-faced over ‘sex’ post

BBC Wales News June 22, 2021 at 4:58 pm

A mistranslation of a Welsh post inserts the word sex into a tourism question for a national park.

Free NHS Wales 111 helpline launches in north Wales

BBC Wales News June 22, 2021 at 2:44 pm

Until now, people in north Wales had to pay for calls to the NHS Wales non-emergency advice service.

Phone masts: Landowners call for rethink on rents

BBC Wales News June 22, 2021 at 9:08 am

One farmer says his phone mast rent income dropped from £5,500 to £3.50 per year.

Wales transport: Freeze on all new road building projects

BBC Wales News June 22, 2021 at 5:45 am

Plans for a third Menai crossing and other new routes are put on hold while a review is held.