Renew Wales news archive


Renew Wales has come to an end

The Renew Wales programme has finally come to an end after ten years of supporting communities across Wales to take steps to tackle climate change.. Read More →

Latest newsletter

Our latest Spring newsletter is out now – read it here!.. Read More →

Nature Connection – a resource for schools and young people

Spending time in nature or outdoors is a key way to increase physical and mental wellbeing. Nature connection activities also creates the confidence and skills.. Read More →

National Lottery money helped 34 Welsh communities to take vital steps in the fight against climate change

34 community groups across Wales received a share of £502,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund to take environmental action through the Climate Action Boost.. Read More →

Latest newsletter

Keep up to date with all things Renew – take a look at our newsletter here.. Read More →

What is a ‘Better Future’ for you and your community?

Unless we can visualise and really ‘feel’ a better future then it is unlikely that we will achieve or create it. This premise underpinned a.. Read More →

Manage Money Wales’ useful resources

Over the past year, Manage Money Wales has been one of the groups who participated in the Climate Action Boost programme run by the National.. Read More →

Bilingual flooding leaflet and video for communities

Challenging Behaviour Support, a group that participated in the National Lottery Community Fund’s Climate Action Boost scheme had today launched bilingual resources for communities on.. Read More →

More reactions to Climate Action Boost funding programme

Here’s a few more quotes from groups that participated in the Climate Action Boost funding programme:                  .. Read More →

Responses to Climate Action Boost programme support…

Snapshots of thoughts from groups supported during the Climate Action Boost programme:                                            .. Read More →

My journey with Coastal Housing Group into real sustainability

(Gavin Harvey, Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator, Coastal Housing Group) Setting the scene… Climate Change and biodiversity decline are both tragic realities. The planet is getting.. Read More →

Turning the Tables: Our experience of the Renew Wales ‘Celebration’

What would the world look like if it was our young people who set the climate agenda?  Through our Co-Design Project at Renew Wales, we.. Read More →

Helping one another to help one another: Our experience of the Renew Wales ‘Circle of Reciprocity’

If we want the impact of our work to be truly sustainable, perhaps the best thing we can do is help one another to help.. Read More →

Going on tour: Our experience of the ‘Renew Wales Takeovers’

How do we reach those people who don’t yet know they need our help?  Through our Co-Design Project at Renew Wales, we have been exploring.. Read More →

Renew Wales/ Cwm Taf People First Hack-a-Thon Event

Renew Wales/ Cwm Taf People First Hack-a-Thon Event Having the opportunity to try something new, push ourselves outside of our comfort zones and embrace the.. Read More →

Renew Wales in Conversation……our podcasts

It was with much excitement that I heard the words “why don’t we try and record a series of conversational podcasts .. as pilots?”  These.. Read More →

Dr Mz in Lockdown

Youth Work in Wales has been through a thoroughly eventful journey over the last year as have many sectors! As many saw the furlough scheme.. Read More →

Our latest news

Our latest newsletter has just been published – read it here .. Read More →

Our Spring newsletter

Read all our latest news this spring – here!.. Read More →

Food from the ground up – event 3

A local food discussion online- specifically about supply chains and community growing.. Read More →

Prosiect 15

We teamed up with Prosiect 15 to put on two welsh language evenings where young people (between 14 and 25) talked for 15 minutes each.. Read More →

Climate Action Boost Update!

As the new year dawned many community groups across Wales were excited about potential extra funding to help them implement their ideas to help tackle.. Read More →

Our latest newsletter

Our latest newsletter is out with all our news over the Autumn- you  view it here.. Read More →

Climate Action Boost

The National Lottery Community Fund is once again supporting community groups to act on climate change through its Climate Action Boost.  35 groups in Wales.. Read More →

Every Week is Climate Week

Renew Wales along with The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) and Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales are supporting the Welsh Government’s Climate Week being held.. Read More →

Podcast: Chat with Claire Terry

Chatting with Claire Terry - occupation Therapist about how Climate Change impacts on the role... Read More →

Electric vehicle charging points at sports clubs and community venues event

This is the recording from an Electric Vehicles Charging Point event. Aimed at sports clubs and other community venues as a source of income and.. Read More →

Blog: Community growing- how food creates the human connections to respond to big changes

Jane Powell, one of our Co-ordinators has written this blog piece for us- all about how community growing helps create human connections. Read it here:.. Read More →

Climate Action for Churches event

On 29th September an impressive number of people from all denomination of churches across Wales, came together online to discuss taking action against climate change. .. Read More →

Update from Renew Wales

The early Autumn update from Renew Wales is ready! – view it here.. Read More →

Lockdown thoughts….

Here are some thoughts and experiences from 3 of our co-ordinators on lockdown…. Mair Jones  Ken Moon  Roxanne Treacy .. Read More →

Food from the ground up #2

We held our first external event online last week and it was very popular with over 60 people registered to attend. Unfortunately last minute calls took.. Read More →

Our Latest newsletter

Our latest newsletter has been published and you can view it here. **Please note – closing date for Sustainable Wales post-Covid author is 1st September.. Read More →

Transport- the Mobility Sector?

Here’s a think-piece written by Suzanne Iuppa, one of our Co-ordinators- inspired by the Women in Transport in Wales event in the Senedd in early.. Read More →

Spring Update from Renew Wales

A short newsletter to update you has been prepared and you can view it here... Read More →

Welcome new Co-ordinators

We have recently recruited 4 new Co-ordinators to our pool of resources! They were officially inducted at a get together/ training session last week in.. Read More →

Tackling climate change with the National Lottery Community Fund

Today The National Lottery Community Fund announced nearly £300,000 has been awarded to communities in Wales to tackle climate change, thanks to National Lottery players... Read More →

Our latest update

Our latest newsletter has just been published and you can view it here.. Read More →

What a day!

The Creative Climate Communication event at Gateway Hub in Fishguard, organised by Transition Bro Gwaun in partnership with us, was a great day of fun,.. Read More →

Gwynedd 2030 event at Bethesda

Another great turn out for our second Gwynedd 2030 event- this time in Neuadd Ogwen in Bethesda. It was good to see some familiar faces.. Read More →

‘Climate Action for Churches’ at Capel y Nant, Clydach, Swansea.

  In partnership with Swansea Environmental Forum, Renew Wales organised a regional event which would bring together some local churches who are already working towards.. Read More →

Community Transport Event, Plas Madoc Leisure Centre, Wrexham

It was really encouraging to see so many people attend this community transport event, organised by AVOW, Community Transport Association and Renew Wales. Its aim.. Read More →

Our Festival at Gregynog Hall

The setting was glorious for our Renew Wales Festival at Gregynog Hall in early July. Nearly 60 people gathered to share experiences, thoughts, aspirations and.. Read More →

Directors complete a 90 mile bike ride from wind turbine

As the YnNi Teg wind turbine community share offer goes ‘live’ two Directors have completed a 90 mile charity bike ride. The wind turbine is.. Read More →

Gower Renewable Energy Project Wins National Award!

The Community Renewable Energy Project Award has been won by a Gower-based organisation, Gower Regeneration Ltd. The award, sponsored by The Renewable Energy Association, is.. Read More →
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