Among the funding announced by the Welsh Government Finance Minister Jane Hutt this morning is £174.5m for a 'Help to Buy Cymru' scheme, to help people to purchase new build homes.
- £174.5m for Help to Buy Cymru - a new shared equity scheme for Wales to help people to purchase new build homes
- £20m for the Social Housing Grant - to provide smaller properties to support families who have been displaced as a result of reductions in housing benefit
- £40m for dualing of the A465 between Gilwern and Brynmawr
- £40m for improvements to the M4 Brynglas Tunnels
- £17m for improvements to the A55 in North Wales
- £38m for health facilities - including the final phase of the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales
- £6m for Flying Start - to ensure a further 3,000 children and their families benefit
- £70m for ARBED ECO - a scheme to improve the energy efficiency of Welsh homes focusing on those in fuel poverty
More top news
An inquest is to be held into the deaths of four family members who died when their car was involved in a crash near Aberystwyth in June.
Cold and windy with sunny spells and showers of rain and snow.
The charity says the increase is partly due to people calling for help sooner, instead of attempting to rescue themselves.