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Campus scheme designed to drive economic prosperity

Plans have been unveiled for a new £300m campus and research park Credit: Cardiff University

Cardiff University has unveiled plans for a £300m campus and social science research park.

It's all part of aims to drive an "innovation-led growth that will boost the Welsh economy".

An ambitious vision is being announced by Cardiff University’s vice-chancellor.

Professor Colin Riordan, wants the university to be internationally recognised for future prosperity, health and growth in Wales and beyond.

Aldi warehouse to create 400 jobs in Cardiff

The warehouse will create around 400 jobs Credit: PA

Discount supermarket chain Aldi says it plans to create 400 jobs at a new warehouse being built on the outskirts of Cardiff.

The council has given the go ahead for a distribution centre to be built at Capital Business Park in Wentloog.

The plan is for a 42,000 square metre warehouse, offices and loading bays.

We are delighted that Cardiff Council has approved our plans to open a new Regional Distribution Centre, we are working closely with the local authority to invest in the area and create around 400 new jobs.

– Aldi spokesperson



Public consultation begins over Wylfa Newydd power station

Wylfa Newydd is the name of the project to build a new nuclear power station at Wylfa. Credit: ITV Wales News

The company behind plans for Wylfa Newydd power station on Anglesey has today set out how people can have their say on its new nuclear build plans.

Horizon Nuclear Power has set up a 10 week consultation period on the proposed multi-billion pound power station.

The consultation is a major step in the planning process and is the first time people will be able to view the company's proposals for Wylfa Newydd in detail.

People will be able to access the information online, at a series of public exhibitions and at libraries across north Wales and Anglesey.

It is crucial that people have the opportunity to have their say on our proposals. Wylfa Newydd is a major investment in the region and brings with it a wide range of benefits, from the economic to the educational, so we want to encourage people to take the time to get involved and understand what the project means for them, for the local area, and for Wales and the UK more widely.

– Alan Raymant, Chief Operating Officer at Horizon

Prince Charles marks 75th anniversary of Airbus

Prince Charles had a special tour of the factory Credit: PA

The Prince of Wales has been to Airbus in Broughton to mark the site's 75th anniversary.

He went on a special tour of the north factory, and met apprentices and industrial cadets.

The Prince of Wales also met apprentices and industrial cadets during his visit Credit: PA

Prince of Wales to visit Airbus factory

The Prince of Wales is visiting Airbus at Broughton in Flintshire today to mark the site's 75th anniversary.

Prince Charles will go on a special tour of the factory Credit: PA

The site played a vital role during the Second World War, producing aircraft including the Wellington and Lancaster bombers. The plant now employs around 6,000 people and also trains apprentices.

Prince Charles will have a tour of the site's North Factory.

Broughton aircraft plant celebrates 75th anniversary

The plant has been manufacturing aircraft for 75 years. Credit: ITV Wales News

Celebrations will be held today to mark the 75th anniversary of aircraft manufacturing at the Broughton plant in Flintshire.

Airbus UK currently employs 6,000 people at the plant which manufactures wings for the Airbus fleet.

The plant produced aircraft during the Second World War. Credit: ITV Wales News

The site started producing Wellington and Lancaster bombers and many other aircraft during the Second World War.

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