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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Unemployed tackling fires in 'Lift' pilot scheme

Members of the Lift programme taking part in a pilot scheme at Tredegar Fire Station Credit: ITV News/Sarah Hibbard

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service is among the organisations taking part in the 'Lift' programme. A six-week pilot has been running at Tredegar Fire Station involving unemployed people aged between 17 and 29.

All the participants are from workless households identified by Blaenau Gwent Communities First. Credit: ITV News/Sarah Hibbard

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