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October 2018

Anger as dozens see disability support cut in Wales

Image caption Cecilia Kenny has lost the equivalent of about four hours of care every day A disabled woman has expressed her anger after she became one of more than 100 people to have care…

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Cladding to be replaced at Prospect Place private flats

Image caption Prospect Place was the first private development in Wales known to have not passed the tests The developer of a complex of flats where cladding on six apartment blocks failed fire safety tests…


ME and chronic fatigue: ‘All I could do was lie in bed’

Image caption Anne Kavanagh was diagnosed with post-viral fatigue in 2008 A woman who was diagnosed with ME says she struggled to get out of bed for several years after her diagnosis of the chronic…


Pothole problems: Call to fix Welsh roads before building new ones

Image copyright Ian McCallum Image caption Ian McCallum sent some “workmen” to a pothole in Rockfield, Monmouthshire Fixing roads in Wales should be treated as a priority over building new ones, an assembly report has…


Clyde marine hub ‘could create 1,000 jobs’ on derelict site

Image copyright Aerial Sense Image caption Malin Group wants to establish a marine engineering hub on a derelict site in West Dunbartonshire A plan to bring marine manufacturing back to the River Clyde has the…


‘Shortcomings’ in SNH missing eagle investigation

Image copyright Getty Images An investigation of the disappearance of golden eagles in Scotland contained “significant shortcomings”, according to a leading QC. The 2017 report from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) found many satellite-tracked birds were…


Rediscovered WW1 cornet to sound Last Post on Remembrance Sunday

Image caption Harris Academy prefect Rael Watt will sound Last Post at the naval remembrance service A 105-year-old cornet discovered hidden in a store cupboard will sound Last Post in Dundee on Remembrance Sunday. The…


Glasgow equal pay strike enters second day

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hundreds of strikers marched to Glasgow City Chambers Primary schools and nurseries across Glasgow are expected to stay closed for a second day as a 48-hour strike continues over…


Scottish Labour to hold Holyrood vote on Monklands Hospital site

Image caption Scottish Labour wants the hospital to remain within the Monklands community Scottish Labour will attempt to put pressure on the Scottish government by forcing a vote at Holyrood later on the site of…


Illegally smuggled chimp safely rehomed in Dorset

Naree the chimpanzee, a victim of the illegal wildlife trade, has been safely rehomed at the UK rescue centre Monkey World. She was smuggled into Thailand and made to perform in a circus, pulling an…


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