Military resource in schools

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The Welsh Independents’ Council is calling on the Minister of Education, Huw Lewis, to prohibit the use of an educational resource that promotes the role of the armed forces and British military history in schools in Wales. The Council, meeting at Gregynog, Powys, believed that the resource pack, which includes a foreword by Prime Minister David Cameron,… Read more »

Union’s President is Eisteddfod President!

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The Revd Dr R Alun Evans, President of the Union of Welsh Independents, is Festival President of this year’s National Eisteddfod, Montgomeryshire and the Borders. He’ll be addressing the audience from the Pavilion stage during the festival week in Meifod, August 1-8 A familiar face and voice to generations of Welsh people, he grew up… Read more »

Religious Education Call

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At a time when religious issues dominate the news headlines, it’s disappointing that thousands of pupils in Welsh schools are denied the chance to study Religious Education. At its meeting at Gregynog, Powys  the Council of the Union of Welsh Independent Churches called on all secondary schools in Wales to provide Religious Education, which is… Read more »

Independents’ Women’s Network Launch

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 Saturday, April 18: the Union of Welsh Independents’ Women’s Network will be launched in Seion, Baker Street, Aberystwyth 11.00-3.30.  The new organisation will focus on Education, Action and Service. It’s hoped it will spread to churches across the country.  To enable this, every Association is invited to send at least four delegates to the launch… Read more »