Footfall plummets in Wales as lockdown hammers retailers

Footfall in Wales has plummeted by a massive 40.8 per cent in November. Year on year Welsh footfall decreased dramatically because of the impact of the lockdown on retailers, but this is well above the UK average decline of 65.4 per cent, according to BRC-ShopperTrak data. Sara Jones, Head of […]

News in brief: First Minister warns of ‘unmistakable rise in coronavirus once again’

First Minister Mark Drakeford said Wales is experiencing an “unmistakable rise in coronavirus once again” following the reduction in cases from the 17-day firebreak lockdown in October and November. Speaking at Friday’s government press briefing he warned the coronavirus pandemic remains “very serious” and revealed that almost two-thirds of local […]

Plans to start vaccinating people in Wales from Tuesday

Wales will receive the first supplies of the new Covid-19 vaccine the next couple of days and plans to start vaccinating people from Tuesday, the First Minister has said. Elderly care home residents, followed by the over 80s and NHS front-line staff, will get the vaccine first. Wales will get […]