Kirsty welcomes Bracken Trust funding boost of nearly half a million

Kirsty Williams has welcomed the news that the Bracken Trust will receive £499,964 in funding from the National Lottery Community Fund over the next five years.

The Bracken Trust delivers services to people suffering or recovering from cancer, empowering people to live with, through and beyond cancer.

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On World Cancer Day, Kirsty encourages support for people to maintain a healthy body weight

Kirsty Williams AM is marking World Cancer Day by highlighting the importance of supporting people to maintain a healthy body weight.

Cancer Research UK estimate that, in the Powys Teaching Health Board area, 27.4% of 4-5 year olds are overweight or obese. The charity says that obese children are around five times more likely to be obese adults.

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Best of Mid Wales showcased in trade delegation

On Thursday 31st January the ‘Growing Mid Wales Partnership’ held an exhibition in the National Assembly for Wales. The exhibition showcased businesses in Mid Wales and promoted the potential for a Mid Wales growth deal.

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Kirsty Williams welcomes the publication of refugee and asylum seeker action plan

Kirsty Williams AM has welcomed the publication of a Welsh Government plan containing a series of actions to improve the lives of people seeking sanctuary in Wales.

Nation of Sanctuary – Refugee and Asylum Seeker Plan’ was published on Tuesday 29 January. It follows a report in the National Assembly for Wales called ‘I used to be someone’.

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Kirsty Williams issues warning over no-deal Brexit following meetings with farming unions

After meetings with Wales’ two farming unions, Kirsty Williams has re-emphasised the importance of avoiding a no-deal Brexit - saying “the Conservative Government need to avoid a no-deal Brexit at all costs.”

On the evening of Monday 21st January Kirsty met the Welsh Council of NFU Cymru, and on the morning of Tuesday 22nd January she joined the Farmers’ Union of Wales at their Farmhouse Breakfast event. NFU Cymru and FUW have consistently stressed the need to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

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‘HELP SAVE BUILTH POSTAL SERVICE’, KIRSTY URGES COUNCIL

Kirsty Williams, Welsh Liberal Democrat AM for Brecon & Radnorshire, is urging Powys County Council to assist in getting a temporary Post Office service restored in Builth Wells, whilst a permanent solution is sought following the closure of the Post Office shop on December 27th last year.

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