The Welsh Government is opening the doors, free of charge, to all of its directly-managed Cadw sites on Sunday 26 June to mark Wales’ historic achievement at reaching the Final 16 in the European 2016 Football Championship.
We entered this competition with a real feeling that qualification was just the start for this group of players and we were right.
From fan behaviour to Wales’ performance on the pitch, this tournament has captured the hearts and minds of this country and really helped to showcase to the rest of the world what Wales is truly capable of.
'One Last Breath' is a harrowing film intended to warn people of the dangers of swimming in reservoirs.Read the full story ›
Wind farms are becoming an increasingly common sight, but they have often been met with anger and opposition from nearby residents.Read the full story ›
New research shows people still aren't recycling properly across Wales.Read the full story ›
Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is reassuring residents and holiday makers that Welsh beaches are clean and healthy, despite some appearances of a foamy substance in the water and on the beaches.
Officers have received reports from people in Pembrokeshire concerned about what they believe is sewage or slurry found on the beach or in the water.
These have been investigated and found to be caused by tiny, naturally occurring algae that thrive in warm weather conditions.
The algae is often mistaken for sewage or other pollution because of its oily appearance and its slight seaweed like smell.
We have fantastic beaches in Wales and really great water quality with around 80% of bathing waters reaching the highest European standards for cleanliness.
At this time of year we do get some reports, we treat each one seriously and assess every report
Despite its unpleasant appearance, most of the reports we receive turn out to be this common algae. “Warm weather provides the conditions for the algae to occur and it will disperse naturally over time
Enthusiasts hope to eventually develop the Gwendraeth Valley line as a heritage railway attraction for tourists.Read the full story ›
The Lord's Garden in Ruthin has been slowly but surely transformed by a group of over 100 volunteers, and the results are breathtaking.Read the full story ›
Plans to build a £10 billion nuclear power station in Anglesey have taken an "important" step forward.Read the full story ›
Wales has been awarded for its quality standard beaches and marinas in a national awards ceremony in Swansea.Read the full story ›
The National Trust is offering the tenancy of a £1m farm for just £1 a year to a farmer who will protect its rare and fragile landscape.Read the full story ›