Press Releases

Meadowside Leisure Centre to offer free swimming for under 16’s this summer

Jun 25, 2014 10:14 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Meadowside Leisure Centre invites you to make a splash this summer with free swims for under 16’s. This fantastic offer is available throughout the summer holidays starting on Monday 21st July up to and including Sunday 31st August 2014.

Office move marks new chapter for Wales Co-operative Centre    .     Symud swyddfa’n ddechrau pennod newydd i Ganolfan Cydweithredol Cymru

Jun 25, 2014 00:01 BST Wales Co-operative Centre The Wales Co-operative Centre, Wales’ leading social business support agency, has moved from its home of over thirty years to new premises in Caerphilly. Mae Canolfan Cydweithredol Cymru, asiantaeth cefnogi busnesau cymdeithasol mwyaf blaenllaw Cymru, wedi symud o'i gartref o dros dri deg mlynedd i safle newydd yng Nghaerffili.

EuroPride 2014: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg opens Pride Park

Jun 24, 2014 18:38 BST Oslo Pride For the official opening of Pride Park on Wednesday, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg comes and gives the opening speech. On the main stage at Pride Park there will also be fantastic opening show with names like Linnea Dale, Bow to Each Other, Opera to the people and Hector Lopez on the poster.

Working time and annual holidays divide Europe

Jun 24, 2014 13:30 BST Eurofound The average collectively agreed weekly working time in the European Union stood at 38.1 hours in 2013, according to Eurofound’s latest working time update. The combined total of agreed annual leave and public holidays in the EU varied from 40 days in Germany and France to 29 days in Belgium - a difference of more than two working weeks. The Working Time Developments in Europe 2013 report is out.

Jun 20, 2014 09:57 BST Eurofound In cooperation with the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Eurofound is organising a high-level conference Social Dialogue as a driver in shaping and improving employment and working conditions in the EU in Athens on Monday 23 June 2014. Keynote speakers include Nobel Price winner Sir Christopher Pissarides and Ioannis Vroutsis, Minister of Labour, Social Security and Welfare.

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.

Arloeswyr Cydweithredol newydd Cymru yn arwain y ffordd

Jun 20, 2014 00:01 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Mae un deg pedwar o arloeswyr cydweithredol modern ledled Cymru wedi ymgynnull i gymryd rhan mewn sesiwn tynnu lluniau i ddathlu dechrau Pythefnos Gydweithredol 2014. Mae'r sesiwn tynnu lluniau yn cyfleu ffotograff o'r cwmni cydweithredol gwreiddiol sef y Rochdale Pioneers a dynnwyd tua 150 mlynedd yn ôl.

Popular Riverside Walk to be Extended

Jun 19, 2014 11:09 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Stapenhill Parish Council supported by the Neighbourhood Team from East Staffs Borough Council has completed the first phase of a long hoped for project to extend a popular riverside walk in Waterside Stapenhill.

Jun 19, 2014 10:38 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Residents in East Staffordshire are being invited to stand with others from around the country to honour the men and women currently serving, or who have served, in the armed forces at a special flag raising ceremony this month.

‘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