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WalesOnlinePopular this weekWalesOnlineDad Ashley Morgan, 39, from Cwmbach, said that his son Garin is unable to walk unaided after being born with a condition called cerebral palsy diplegia, a chronic condition which affects the muscles of the lower extremities of the human body, usually ...
The GuardianThe bid to revive Wales' co-operative economyThe GuardianNone more so that the Cwmbach Co-operative Society, which endured in South Wales for more than 80 years, before falling victim to the rocky employment relationships of the 1920s coal pits. Today, co-operative sentiments linger: one in five of us in ...
This is South WalesExall & Jones wish their MD happy 70th - with a birthday card on a lorry!This is South WalesMr Jones was born in Cwmbach in Carmarthenshire, and moved to Swansea with his family when he was six. A native Welsh speaker, he only learned English when he arrived in the city, and is now, according to son Chris, fluent in Wenglish. He went into the ...
'A real and potent threat to our community'WalesOnlineThe call comes following a substantial raid on a Cwmbach home which uncovered large amounts of the newly-banned substance, mephedrone. On social networking website Twitter, South Wales Police revealed the St David's Day drugs seizure was the ...and more »
Council pledges major schools projects will still go-ahead despite cutsWalesOnlineNew primary schools in Abercynon and Ynysboeth, along with a six-classroom extension at Cwmbach Primary, will still be completed by autumn 2013 despite RCT council's capital funding spend being slashed by £6m since 2011. The amount of capital ...and more »
tj tj tjThis is South WalesIn October Kerry Tanner, of Gelli March Farm, said parts of Cwmbach Road had been left in a poor state by Neath Port Talbot Council. Mr Tanner said the potholes on the road were "horrendous". . In response, the council's head of streetcare, Mike ...and more »
Welsh children in poverty left behind by school activities, warns reportWalesOnlineOne of the report's authors, Alison Beesley, 18, from Cwmbach near Aberdare, said that not having a lot of money did affect the activities she could take part in at school. She said: “There were times I couldn't go on trips because we couldn't afford ...and more »
Welsh scientist behind CERN Large Hadron Collider announces new projectWalesOnlineThen, the strong Welsh accent of the father of two who grew up in a council house in Cwmbach, Aberdare, and went to Aberdare Grammar School, was heard worldwide counting down the LHC's start-up. He was even accused of being a “destroyer of worlds”, ...and more »
Village will be the first to benefit from £1bn housing projectWalesOnlineCWMBACH will be the first village in Wales and the West to benefit from a £1bn housing project. RCT Homes and Cardiff property developers Bellerophon have unveiled a finance deal that aims to deliver thousands of new affordable homes across the region.