Never Forget! – Huw Signs Holocaust Memorial Day Book of Commitment

  The Holocaust Educational Trust are hosting a series of events throughout January to mark this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day with Friday 27th January being the anniversary of the liberation of Nazi Concentration and Death Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.   At the Senedd this week, Huw Irranca-Davies AM and Welsh Government colleagues were given the opportunity to sign[…]

Launch of CVD Reduction Programme – Live Healthier for Longer

  Photo L/R:  Andrew Davies (ABMU Chairman); Louise Kenny (HCSW); Vaughn Gething AM; Charles Janczewski (ABMU Vice Chairman); Dr Sara Jones; Heather Davies (HCSW); Anne Williams (HCSW); Elaine Tanner (ABMU Support Officer) and Huw Irranca-Davies AM.   Tynycoed Surgery, Sarn, in partnership with ABMU Health Board and local organisations launched the latest stage of a[…]

Minister Visits Pioneering Social Care Services at Trem Y Mor

Accompanied by Huw Irranca-Davies AM, BCBC Leader Cllr Huw David, Susan Cooper BCBC Corporate Director of Social Services and Wellbeing and Hilary Dover of ABMU, Welsh Government Minister Rebecca Evans AM recently visited the Trem Y Mor residential care facility in Bettws, base of Bridgend Community Resource Team. Trem Y Mor workforce include staff from[…]

Huw Irranca-Davies AM Supports £6million Autism Support Strategy

Photo L/R:  Meleri Thomas and Jill Grange of Bridgend & District NAS Cymru. Huw has welcomed the publication today of the Welsh Governments refreshed Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Plan. The plan will be backed up by the introduction of the new National Integrated Autism Service in April backed by £6 million of Welsh Government investment over three[…]

Huw Celebrates 15 Years of Expert Advice Via ‘Better Advice, Better Lives Project’

Huw and colleagues met recently at the Senedd to help celebrate the 15th successful year of the Welsh Government funded ‘Better Advice, Better Lives’ project which is delivered across Wales by the Citizens Advice Bureaux.  The income maximisation programme provides advice on specified benefits to particular target groups in a range of ways with an[…]

Huw Welcomes Welsh Government Investment to Deliver Affordable Housing in Wales

Huw has praised the Welsh Government’s announcement that they will invest an additional £30 million this year towards providing 20,000 affordable new homes in Wales.  The Welsh Labour Government’s affordable housing target of 10,000 additional affordable homes in the last Assembly was exceeded with the housing Supply Pact between the Welsh Government and Community Housing[…]

Huw Irranca Davies AM Promotes Help for Homeless with Shelter Cymru

Huw sponsored an event with Shelter Cymru at the Senedd showcasing their innovative new ‘Help in Hand’ app, as well as a short film dispelling the myths around homelessness which was produced earlier this year by Shelter Cymru’s ‘Take Notice’ project members. The Take Notice Project uses the experiences of people who have used housing[…]