First Minister Asks People to Visit Wales Safely

From today, the requirement to stay local has been lifted, enabling people to travel in Wales and into Wales

First Minister Mark Drakeford said, "We live in such a beautiful part of the world and I know many of us are looking forward to visiting beaches, the countryside and our many beauty spots.

"People throughout Wales have done so much over the last few months to follow the rules and help reduce the spread of coronavirus – I thank them for their patience and understanding. I ask them to continue in this spirit.

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New School Traffic Schemes to Maintain Social Distancing

A series of new traffic schemes have been put in place across Cardiff at 27 sites, to ensure children and families can maintain social distancing safely and be supported to use active travel.

Other measures will include the widening of pavements and pathways and the introduction of temporary 20mph limits on roads at some school sites.

Cabinet Member for Education, Employment and Skills, Cllr Sarah Merry said, "A great deal of work has been undertaken with schools so that they can operate in physically distanced environments. These new traffic measures will allow children and families to arrive and depart from school safely, in addition to the physical distancing measures that will be in place during the school day.

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