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Out-of-work households to get training and job opportunities

Households in Wales where no adult is working are to be offered work and training under a new scheme launched today. A programme introduced by the Welsh Government will provide 5,000 opportunities as part of its plan to tackle poverty,

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'Lift' project offers training to long-term unemployed

A new scheme is being trialled in communities across Wales to get training and job opportunities for people in homes where no one works.

Up to 5,000 of the long term unemployed could benefit. Today some members of a pilot project have told how the scheme has already changed their lives. Sarah Hibbard reports

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