The system will be used to plan, deploy, manage and monitor communications and information for the Army.Read the full story ›
Newport City Council is backing a bid to secure the future of the city’s iconic Transporter Bridge. The council plans to bid for £8m of Heritage Lottery funding to fund a long term programme of improvements, maintenance and repairs.
It says the friends of Newport Transporter Bridge are backing the council’s plans and have been involved in discussions on how the project can progress.
The funding is needed to carry out essential on-going repairs to the bridge, improve the gondola which dates back to 1906, and to create a bigger and better visitor centre which will include improved visitor facilities at the site.
We have agreed to apply for this funding to help us improve the visitor experience around the Transporter Bridge and are hoping to involve the local community in helping us secure funds so the bridge will be here for future generations to enjoy. We have this iconic structure on our doorstep and many of us take it for granted but we need to get on with this programme of regeneration and expansion. We have had talks with the Friends of Newport Transporter Bridge who are keen to back us in our bid.
Seven out of 10 of the council wards with the slowest download speeds are in Wales, data from the House of Commons library reveal.Read the full story ›
It will represent another boost to the region, after the announcement Deca Sealand was chosen for a repair hub for defence aircraft.Read the full story ›
Police boss says cyber criminals from Russia and Eastern Europe are attacking businesses across North WalesRead the full story ›
Continued investment is needed to improve mobile connectivity in Wales, according to the Welsh Conservatives.
Ofcom has found 12% of the country’s land mass receives no mobile signal at all and a half of all homes cannot get enough signal to access the internet.
It is unacceptable that in many parts of Wales you still can’t enough mobile signal to make a phone call.
Improved mobile coverage is essential for the Welsh economy, particularly in rural Wales. Yet almost half of all homes can’t get good enough signal to access the internet, which is having a huge impact on businesses.
We need to see continued investment in Wales’ mobile infrastructure, because improved coverage will help to deliver jobs and economic security.
A summit was held earlier this year to address some of the issues facing mobile phone coverage here and was top of the agenda at the Royal Welsh Show in July.
Network operators came together to discuss poor signal in Wales, particularly in rural areas.
Hospitals in Swansea, Bridgend and Neath are set to benefit from more than £3m to fund wireless improvements.Read the full story ›
Evie Hopkins has cerebral palsy and can't sit unaided, but a special seat designed by a young graduate has changed everything for her.Read the full story ›
Parents need to moderate the amount of time their children spend in front of screens, particularly at night, according to researchers.Read the full story ›