Benefit claimants struggle to find housing across Wales

Some housing benefit claimants say they’ve struggled to find private rental accommodation because landlords don’t want them. Housing charity Shelter Cymru say it’s a problem that affects a significant number of people across Wales… leaving them with few options. But some landlords say benefit claimants can’t always pay their rent at a fixed date each month.

Calls for more diversity training for medical staff

Healthcare staff would benefit from more diversity training in the workplace – according to a leading consultant. It comes as a group of visually impaired patients in South Wales say cultural barriers – including language and traditions – can cause problems when they’re speaking to doctors during appointments.

Charities are raising funds to give bikes to refugees in Norwich

Charities in Norwich are raising money to give bikes to asylum seekers and refugees. They say it’ll give them the independence to get around the city. Refugees live on thirty-seven pounds a week making it difficult to pay for public transport. But riding a bike could make a big difference to their everyday lives.