Tributes have been paid to a globally-renowned harpist who has died at the age of 92, , who started playing again as he approached his 90th, collaborated with leading British composer Benjamin Britten and performed at the world’s finest concert venues. In 2018 he was honoured at the Wales International Harp Festival in Caernarfon when a new work was premiered to...
A social care leader has vented her frustration about people not turning up for appointments for anti-covid jabs. Mary Wimbury, the chief executive of Care Forum Wales which represents nearly 500 independent providers, said it was particularly galling when many vulnerable care home residents are desperate to have them. There has been a significant number of no-shows across Wales at a...
s standing down. Mr Jones, the region’s second ever police and crime commissioner, has announced he will be retiring at the next election whenever it is held. The former police inspector swept to victory on a Plaid Cymru ticket in 2016 - with a thumping 25,000 majority. According to Mr Jones, it was one of the proudest moments of his life when he...
A social care leader has warned of catastrophic consequences if care home residents are not given “absolute priority” in the roll-out of the newly approved Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. Mario Kreft MBE, the chair of Care Forum Wales, spoke out because of concerns that the vaccine might be too late in reaching uniquely vulnerable residents at a time when care homes...
A social care leader has urged people to act responsibly and “not give Granny covid for Christmas”. Mario Kreft MBE, the chair of Care Forum Wales – which represents nearly 500 care homes and domiciliary care providers – was speaking after First Minister Mark Drakeford warned there could be a second firebreak lockdown if current measures failed to control the...
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