Press Releases

New Welsh Co-operative Pioneers leading the way

Jun 20, 2014 00:01 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Fourteen modern co-operative pioneers from across Wales have gathered together to participate in a photo-shoot to celebrate the start of Co-operatives Fortnight 2014. The photo-shoot mirrors a photograph of the original Rochdale Pioneers co-operative taken around 150 years ago.

Tennis loving cheats are looking for some ‘Wimblefun’ this summer.

Jun 19, 2014 09:38 BST IllicitEncounters.com Suspicious husbands may want to keep an eye on their spouses during the upcoming Wimbledon Championships as a new study by the UK’s largest extramarital site, IllicitEncounters.com, has shown that an overwhelming amount of female adulteresses enjoy a spot of tennis (and not just the tonsil kind).

Jun 19, 2014 00:00 BST VisitScotland Descendants traced ahead of 700th anniversary of Bannockburn

‘Have a go’ at IT in Adult Learners Week and Digital Day 2014

Jun 18, 2014 10:51 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Friday 20th June is Digital Day, and this year there are plenty of opportunities to ‘have a go’ on the internet, computers and tablets at surgeries and drop-in sessions across South Wales, which are hosted by the Welsh Government’s Communities 2.0 programme

‘Have a go’ on IT in Adult Learners Week and Digital Day 2014

Jun 18, 2014 10:26 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Friday 20th June is Digital Day, and this year there are plenty of opportunities to ‘have a go’ on the internet, computers and tablets at surgeries and drop-in sessions across North Wales, which are hosted by the Welsh Government’s Communities 2.0 programme.

Will your relationship survive the World Cup? The UK's leading extramarital dating site IllictEncounters.com, reveals results of the largest ever World Cup relationship survey.

Jun 17, 2014 11:47 BST IllicitEncounters.com • 53% of women admit cheating because their partner would rather watch football than have sex. • 12% of men would forgo sex for a year for World Cup final tickets. • Revealed: the Sexiest footballers and WAGs. • 78% of faithful women would be tempted to stray during the World Cup. • The most unfaithful World Cup team fans. • Scotland: not qualifying means more action in the bedroom.

Jun 17, 2014 00:00 BST VisitScotland Scottish Highlands top new poll as number 1 UK motorhome destination

Jun 16, 2014 12:56 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Disability Wales is celebrating receiving a much sought after Big Lottery Innovation Grant to support a new project to be delivered in partnership with the Wales Co-operative Centre, which will enable disabled people in Wales to have greater control over their lives.

Purchasing power of EU workers rising, despite limited collectively agreed pay increases

Jun 12, 2014 13:39 BST Eurofound Nominal collectively agreed pay increases remained limited in the majority of EU Member States in 2013. However, because of lower inflation rates, employees in a number of European countries saw the purchasing power of their wages increase, reflecting a change from the post-crisis trend that had been observed since 2011. Eurofound’s annual update on pay is out.

Inspiration and education on offer at prestigious Social Enterprise Wales Awards and Conference        .      Cynnig ysbrydoliaeth ac addysg yn ystod gwobrau a chynhadledd Fawreddog Mentrau Cymdeithasol Cymru 2014

Jun 11, 2014 13:45 BST Wales Co-operative Centre There will be both inspiration and education on offer at the Social Enterprise Wales 2014 Awards and Conference, which are being held at Glasdir in Llanwrst near Llandudno. The Social Enterprise Awards will take place on the evening of Tuesday 30 September and the Conference will start at 10am the following day, Wednesday 1 October 2014.