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Barometer Launch
30/09/2014

Digital barometer sets new level for gender pay equality in Wales

The drive to tackle Wales’ gender pay gap stepped up a gear today (September 22) with the launch of a new on-line search tool 

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Frankie gold medal
5/09/2014

Commonwealth Gold Medallist Francesca Jones to start the Cardiff 10K

Welsh gymnast Francesca Jones, 23, is sounding the horn at the Cardiff 10K this year after winning six medals at this year’s Commonwealth Games. 

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Lewis Tucker gaining valuable experience at ACT holiday club
5/09/2014

Aspiring teacher joins rising trend for alternative pathways to traditional professions

An aspiring teacher from Cardiff is among an increasing number of youngsters looking towards alternative training routes 

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Simon, aged 42, said: “I have taken part in a range of challenges over the last few years but I wanted to do something special to help raise money for MS Society Cymru.
27/08/2014

Principality employee shows ironman spirit to finish gruelling challenge for MS Society Cymru

A Principality Building Society employee showed his ironman spirit to finish a gruelling triathlon challenge for MS Society Cymru.

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Rodri Olsen, Ryan Sheehan, Josh Foley, Aisling Thomas, Kiera Burns, Kieran Lane
27/08/2014

College of the Valleys celebrates landmark A-level success

Today (14th August) is a landmark for education in the South Wales Valleys as the first A-level students to study at south Wales’ newest college celebrate their top results. 

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Young coders present their designs at the 2014 Festival of Code
27/08/2014

Young coders urged to sign up to Hyperlocal mentoring programme after Festival of Code 2014 success

Youngsters with a keen eye for coding are being urged to sign up to a brand new initiative that mentors and encourages them to get the most out of their skills.

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Penarth Pier scoops the prize as Wales’ ultimate Special Places
27/08/2014

Penarth Pier unveiled as the nation’s ultimate Special Place

Penarth Pier has today been crowned as Wales’ official Special Place, in a national competition that has seen the Welsh public debate and back the places that mean the most to them.

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Irene Steer (far right) with her 4x100m gold medal-winning squad at the Stockholm Olympics 1912
26/08/2014

Personal stories of Wales’ sportspeople shared with online archive

As a summer of sporting excellence comes to a close, the stories of some of Wales' most successful competiors are being shared with an online archive

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UK MUST NURTURE HOME GROWN TALENT TO SUCCEED IN SECOND INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, NEW REPORT WARNS
23/07/2014

UK MUST NURTURE HOME GROWN TALENT TO SUCCEED IN SECOND INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, NEW REPORT WARNS

Politicians must take radical steps to plug a growing digital skills shortage

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National Trust Wales Special Places: The top 10 shortlist
23/07/2014

National Trust Wales Special Places: The top 10 shortlist

The nominations have now closed, the judges have deliberated and now the top 10 Special Places in Wales can be revealed.

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