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Mar 05, 2014 00:00 GMT VisitScotland VisitScotland hails country's success in latest ALVA figures

Age Cymru secures Welsh Government backing to help more older people get online

Mar 03, 2014 10:30 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre The national charity for older people, Age Cymru has received support from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme. Age Cymru will use the money to provide older people with the skills, confidence and appropriate equipment to use the internet. Communities 2.0 is a Welsh Government programme which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Porthcawl business wins Welsh Government backing to boost counselling services

Feb 28, 2014 11:20 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre A Porthcawl social enterprise, which provides a range of counselling services, has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme. The support will enable the organisation to purchase equipment to help improve its counselling services and provide IT equipment for a new training room, where people can study for a diploma in therapeutic counselling.

The Great British Bloke Breakdown - Women from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland describe their ideal man.

Feb 24, 2014 10:16 GMT Leading extramarital dating website,, has released its largest ever study into what regional women find attractive in men. Illicit Encounters surveyed 1000 of its female members in each region of the UK, to find out what personality and physical traits they look for in a man.

Prif Weithredwr sefydliad datblygu cwmnïau cydweithredol mwyaf blaenllaw Cymru yn croesawu Adroddiad Comisiwn Cwmnïau Cydweithredol a Chydfuddiannol Cymru

Feb 21, 2014 07:34 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Sefydlwyd Canolfan Cydweithredol Cymru yn 1982 ac mae’n cefnogi datblygu cwmnïau cydweithredol a mentrau cymdeithasol ledled y wlad. Cydnabu Mr Walker ehangder y dystiolaeth a gymerwyd a’r effaith y gallai argymhellion yr adroddiad ei chael ar economi Cymru.

Chief Executive of Wales’ leading co-operative development organisation welcomes Welsh Co-operatives and Mutuals Commission Report

Feb 21, 2014 07:30 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Derek Walker, the Chief Executive of the Wales Co-operative Centre, welcomed today’s publication of the report of the Welsh Commission on Co-operatives and Mutuals. The Wales Co-operative Centre was set up in 1982 and supports the development of co-operatives and social enterprises across the country.

Women vote Jaguar drivers as the sexiest

Feb 19, 2014 11:15 GMT It seems that Jaguar's recent #GoodToBeBad ad campaign hasn't only got the guys engine's revving – it also has the ladies in a spin as Jaguar drivers win the race in the sexy stakes. A new survey by female members of the UK's leading extramarital dating website,, has placed Jaguar drivers in poll position as the sexiest drivers.

Feb 18, 2014 09:02 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council Marchington Parish Council becomes the fourteenth Parish Council to seek a designation to allow them to prepare a Neighbourhood Plan for their area.

Feb 14, 2014 11:29 GMT Bury Council Partners in Greater Manchester are working together to develop and agree a shared Greater Manchester Alcohol Strategy.

Charming Brits oust Hollywood Hunks topping 2014 sexiest actors poll

Feb 13, 2014 08:27 GMT With the BAFTAs taking place in London's Royal Opera House this weekend, Illicit Encounters ran a poll asking their female members who makes their heart's beat faster on screen.