Press Releases

​​Digital Conference celebrates 50,000 people getting online for the first time!

Jan 14, 2015 11:45 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre A unique conference to celebrate the impact of the Welsh Government’s Communities 2.0 digital inclusion programme takes place in Cardiff next month. The Communities 2.0 Conference will run from Wednesday 25th to Thursday 26th February at the Swalec Stadium in Cardiff.

What new steps can we take to tackle poverty in Wales?  /    Pa gamau newydd allwn ni eu cymryd i drechu tlodi yng Nghymru?

Jan 13, 2015 00:01 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre The Wales Co-operative Centre is launching its ‘Tackling Poverty Fortnight 2015’ campaign today. The campaign aims to unearth new approaches to tackling poverty and hopes to stimulate discussion on innovative approaches that could be implemented in Wales. The campaign will feature a series of blog posts from leading experts in poverty, older people, children, financial and digital inclusion.

Porthill stroke survivor helps Vision Express unveil its upgraded Hanley store

Jan 12, 2015 16:10 GMT Vision Express A stroke survivor from Porthill joined Vision Express staff at the Hanley Potteries store this weekend, to officially celebrate its recent refit.

​Eurofound’s 2015 Annual Work Programme

Jan 12, 2015 12:30 GMT Eurofound Eurofound’s 2015 work programme outlines a dual challenge for the European Union and the Member States: finding a way out of the crisis while pursuing the mid-term ambition of achieving progress towards a competitive and fair Europe. Although the financial situation in Europe seems to have stabilised, the recovery is still very modest and needs to be consolidated.

Conwy support agency wins Welsh Government backing for ICT improvements

Jan 08, 2015 09:54 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre ​Community and Voluntary Support Conwy (CVSC) has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme, to upgrade its ICT equipment. Community and Voluntary Support Conwy helps voluntary and community organisations in the Conwy area. It offers funding advice and support in accessing funding, recruitment and placement of volunteers, workshops, training.

Planning permission granted for new Carmarthen housing co-operative

Jan 08, 2015 09:29 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre ​ Planning permission granted for new Carmarthen housing co-operative Not for profit housing provider Gwalia has been granted planning permission to build 27 new homes on land off Heol Dyfnallt in Carmarthen

England hockey player has her eye firmly on the ball thanks to Vision Express backing

Jan 03, 2015 15:21 GMT Vision Express A Horsham hockey player is in the international sporting spotlight after securing a coveted place on the England squad – and scoring support from the Horsham Vision Express store.

Monday the 5th of January is the BIGGEST day of the year for affairs!

Jan 02, 2015 08:45 GMT Following on from news that Friday the 2nd of January is dubbed ‘Divorce Day’ by the legal community, the UK’s leading married dating website,, has revealed that Monday 5th January, is the most adulterous day of the year.

Sales Shopping Is Proving Perfect Cover For Meeting A New Lover.

Dec 30, 2014 09:29 GMT A new survey conducted by the UK’s leading extra marital affairs website has found that sales shopping is being used as the perfect excuse to cover up meeting with a new fling.

The Governing Laws of Success - The Law of Attraction

Dec 23, 2014 21:38 GMT Free Credit Card Machines for Small Businesses The Law of Attraction states that we attract into our lives what we are. They say that if you want to really know what someone is like then look at their friends, because the people we are around are a reflection of who and what we are. It also states that we create strong connections and become friends with people who are like us or who we would like to be. Welcome to the Law of Attraction.