A new report from the RAC Foundation shows details of how much money parking fees and charges managed to raise for Wales' 22 councils.
Do you spend more time in the bathroom than your girlfriend? Does your man have a penchant for fake tan?
The Equality and Human Rights Commission says there has been almost no progress over ten years in getting women into positions of power.
Nick Carvell, fashion editor at GQ.com told ITV News that men have really always been interested in their appearance in one way or another, but recently it has been "intensified" by TV programmes and the fashion industry.
Here are a few facts and figures about male grooming:
- the average man spends six minutes longer to get ready than the average woman
- the average man will spend £75,000 on their appearance over their lifetime
- 42 per cent of men admit to using moisturiser
- 75 per cent of men believe maintaining a well-groomed appearance is a sign of self-respect
Alzheimer's Society in Wales says there needs to be a 'step change' in the way dementia services are commissioned in Wales. Sue Phelps, the charity's director, says preventative services can be a "lifeline" for people with dementia and their carers.
– Sue Phelps, director Alzheimer's Society in Wales
This review is a wake-up call. It has long been recognised that health and social care must be better integrated, but recognition is one thing and delivering much needed change is another.
We work closely with local authorities and health boards and understand the pressures they are under financially, but we need to make sure money spent on services for people with dementia is used effectively. We must ensure there is enough funding in the system to allow us to protect the most vulnerable.
Entrepreneur Alex Mills told ITV News it's important for men to "invest" in themselves in our image conscious society. But it's important to strike a balance between scruffiness and taking too much pride in your appearance.
The CSSIW review into dementia care took place between July 2013 and January this year. As part of the review, the inspectorate visited five local authorities to look at how well services for people with dementia and their carers was being commissioned.
The report found:
- significant gaps in the planning and provision of prevention and early intervention services
- the commissioning of preventative services from the third sector is ad hoc
- a need for greater focus on the quality of care and people's quality of life when monitoring service contracts.
By 2021, the number of people with dementia across Wales is projected to increase by 31% and by as much as 44% in some rural areas.
Local authorities and health boards must increase the pace at which they are transforming services to deliver integrated models of care that will effectively support people with dementia and their carers.
– Imelda Richardson, CSSIW Chief Inspector
The report identifies that the current arrangements for commissioning services are not sustainable in the face of projected future demands and financial pressures.
Barri Lazarou, of Lazarou Bros, is the only Welsh finalist in a competition to find the best shaver in the UK. He told ITV News that the popularity of male grooming treatments, including hot towel shaves, has grown dramatically over the past year.
But the treatments need to be specifically targeted at men.
Wales has the highest level of government funding for train journeys, with a huge disparity between fares here and those in England.
A report from the Office of Rail Regulation found that total funding in 2012/2013 varied from £2.19 per passenger journey in England, to £7.60 in Scotland and £9.33 in Wales.
Total government funding for the same period amounted to £4billion, including £700,000 from Transport Scotland and £100,000 from the Welsh Government.
Major changes need to be made in the way dementia services are planned and commissioned in Wales, according to a report from the Care and Social Service Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW).
The report found that there are 'significant gaps' in the planning and provision of early intervention services and there is a need for 'greater focus' on the quality of care provided by local authorities and health boards.
Welsh men are no longer drawing the line at a close shave when it comes to personal grooming. According to recent research, almost a fifth of salon customers are now men seeking services from manicures to facials and waxing to fake tan.
A survey from Salon Services UK, found that Welsh men are the UK's top fake tanners, opting for fortnightly visits to salons to keep their skin glowing.