Press Releases

Nov 17, 2014 09:16 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Fans of the building sensation that has taken over the internet and many people’s spare time are being offered the opportunity to use their online building skills to recreate Swansea in Minecraft.

Nov 17, 2014 09:12 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum fans can take a digital trip down memory lane on Thursday 27th November when an empty office space will be turned into a treasure trove of home computer memories.

Nov 14, 2014 11:23 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council The Borough Council received yesterday the initial findings of the Local Plan examination inspector following the first week of hearing sessions. The week examined in detail legal compliance, overall spatial strategy, objective assessment of housing need, site selection process, housing land supply and affordable housing policy.

Minister joins Aberaeron community to surf the web

Nov 14, 2014 11:02 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Lesley Griffiths, the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, visited Aberaeron Library yesterday to see first hand how the Welsh Government is helping people from the local community overcome barriers to being online.

Nov 13, 2014 09:25 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council ​More than 130 local people turned out in force on Sunday 23rd March 2014 at the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Burton Upon Trent Milers of all ages were sponsored to do 1, 3 or 6 miles around Shobnall Fields.

Nov 12, 2014 11:45 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council Following the announcement earlier in year that the swimming pool hall at the refurbished Uttoxeter Leisure Centre will be named after Adam Peaty, East Staffordshire Borough Council can announce that the Commonwealth and European champion will be using the pool as part of his training regime.

Nov 12, 2014 11:38 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council The Council has prepared a draft new Housing Strategy and is seeking the views of the public before finalising it for adoption in 2015. The Housing Strategy is all about the housing needs and issues in the borough and what the Council can and will do to address them.

Care scheme residents’ “grand” gift to Macmillan

Nov 12, 2014 11:10 GMT Bury Council Residents at Bury Council's Falcon & Griffin House extra care scheme had a ‘grand’ time raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Valleys Credit Union wins Welsh Government backing for ICT training and improvements

Nov 12, 2014 08:52 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre ​A credit union which offers responsible saving and loans to communities in the Islwyn area has received backing from Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s digital inclusion programme. The support will help Islwyn Community Credit Union to improve their office technology and continue their growth. The improved technology will lead to improved flexibility, efficiency and customer service.

Scandic’s accessibility training wins two awards for best interactive training

Nov 12, 2014 06:55 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic’s accessibility training has won first prize for best interactive training at the Swedish Learning Awards 2014 and also took home silver in the British E-learning Awards.