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Two-thirds of benefit sanctions in Wales are applied to people unable to work due to poor mental health, a report launched by Welsh Churches tomorrow will say.

The Welsh Data Supplement to the report Time to rethink Benefit Sanctions will be launched in the churches' tent at the National Eisteddfod in Meifod on Wednesday 5 August.

Read more: Wales: people with poor mental health hit by benefit sanctions

Assembly Record 2015 coverThe full official Record of the United Reformed Church General Assembly’s recent one-day meeting in Birmingham is now available.

The Assembly considered one issue only – the marriage of same-sex couples.

The Record is now available to be consulted or downloaded. A pastoral letter to all URC synods and congregations is also available, as is a brief information sheet about the registration of church buildings for marriage services of same-sex couples.

"it has been a very exciting and enjoyable first 6 months of this new project and I feel it is fair to say that I have been able to and allowed to make valuable contributions and ‘Together’ we have begun to make a difference in our part of God’s Kingdom here in East Blackburn."

Mal breeze began his calling at NE Blackburn group CRCW project on December 6th 2014. We can't believe six months has passed already! Click here to see Mal's six month report and what's been happening in Blackburn.

Read more: NE Blackburn - How time flies!

The full, official, Record of the United Reformed Church General Assembly’s recent one-day meeting in Birmingham is now available.

The Assembly considered one issue only – the marriage of same-sex couples.

The Record is now available on-line to be consulted or downloaded. A pastoral letter to all of URC synods and congregations is also available online, as is a brief information sheet about the registration of church buildings for marriage services of same-sex couples.