Kirsty backs investment in Welsh red meat

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Kirsty Williams, Welsh Liberal Democrat AM for Brecon and Radnorshire, has welcomed the announcement by the Welsh Government that it will invest £1.5m over the next three years for Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) to deliver an enhanced export development programme to support the red meat industry in Wales.

The funding is a response to the challenges the industry faces due to the uncertainty of future trading arrangements with Europe post-Brexit. The money will be used to maintain existing export markets and the development of new ones.

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Support available for charities through Morrisons Foundation

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Last year the Morrisons Foundation gave around £7.5million to a range of charities last year.

The Morrisons Foundation is the chief recipient of money raised through the sale of carrier bags in store.

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Statement on Fronheulog House

Fronheulog care home in Llandrindod Wells is under threat of closure.

Hafal Crossroads, responsible for running the home, say it needs significant work to be brought up to a reasonable standard and financial pressures are making this difficult.

Fronheulog is registered for a maximum of 25 users, is currently home to 20 residents, and employs 32 staff.

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Kirsty Williams urges those in ‘at-risk’ groups to get their free influenza vaccination

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Kirsty Williams AM is urging all those eligible for the free influenza (flu) vaccine to protect themselves and those around them.

Vaccination is the best protection against catching or spreading influenza, which is a debilitating and potentially deadly illness.

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Monthly Update: September

Please click below to be taken to Kirsty's update for September.

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Kirsty visits Llanbedr Primary School

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Kirsty Williams visited Llanbedr School as part of their open afternoon.

The day also raised money as part of Macmillan’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’.

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Ystradgynlais recognised for horticultural effort

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The Ystradgynlais effort for the Wales in Bloom Competition has been awarded a Silver Gilt.

Wales in Bloom is part of the Britain in Bloom Competition, supported by the Royal Horticultural Society.

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Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning

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The Macmillan Coffee Morning is on 27th September this year. Events will be heard right across Brecon and Radnorshire and across the United Kingdom.

Each year in Wales around 19,000 people receive the devastating news that they have cancer.

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Welsh Government invests in Ystradgynlais Hospital

A £180k investment in Ystradgynlais Hospital has led to improved x-ray services for patients.

A £122k refurbishment programme and a £58k x-ray machine will enhance patient care.

Welsh Government capital allowed the improvements to happen.


Queens Baton Relay in Brecon and Radnorshire ahead of 2018 Commonwealth Games

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Ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia the Queens Baton Relay is taking the baton around the Commonwealth nations.

This involved stops in Brecon and Radnorshire, including Brecon and Rhayader.

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