Working parents are set for a boost as Rhondda Cynon Taf Council confirms it will extend its free childcare and early years education to ALL eligible three and four year olds in the county borough by the end of 2018.
The Council will benefit from a further £2.67m funding for Highways and Transportation schemes in 2018/19 from the Welsh Government – which in addition had also allocated a separate £1.5m to the Mountain Ash Cross Valley Link in late March 2018.
The MOT test will change on 20 May 2018, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 years old becoming exempt. The changes will affect cars, vans, motorcycles and other light passenger vehicles in England, Scotland and Wales – the MOT Test works dif
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council have agreed proposals to introduce a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to control alcohol-related anti-social behaviour in Rhondda Cynon Taf, following a consultation with residents.
About Hirwaun Primary School Hirwaun Primary School is in Rhondda Cynon Taff. There are 250 pupils on roll aged 3 to 11 years. Pupils are organised into nine classes, five of which are mixed age. Around 37% of pupils are eligible for free school meals.
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council's lovely Maesnewydd Garden Centre is once again in full bloom and open to residents who want to grab a bargain and support the ongoing training and employment of adults with learning disabilities.
Over the last two years we have worked with Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council, Cwm Taf University Health Board, partners from the third sector and the local community on plans to develop St Mair’s Day Centre in Aberdare into an innovative, inclusive community hub.
A national database of landlords convicted of a range of housing, immigration and other criminal offences such as leasing overcrowded properties, fire and gas safety offences and unlawful eviction, has gone live.
Macmillan Cancer Support and Cwm Taf University Health Board are working together to transfer the services at Y Bwthyn in Pontypridd Cottage Hospital to a new state-of-the-art palliative care unit within the grounds of the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant.
The reorganisation of Councils is back on the agenda of Labour at Cardiff Bay. Minister for Local Government Alun Davies has just put out a rehash of the proposals first suggested by Leighton Andrews which would see RCT merge with Bridgend and Merthyr.
Cwm Taf University Health Board held its latest Board meeting on March 29th at Ynysmeurig House in Abercynon. This bulletin sets out the key messages from the meeting about healthcare provision in Cwm Taf.
The Cynon Valley History Society was founded in Aberdare in 1971. Our objects are to promote, encourage and maintain an active interest in the history of the district in all its aspects; to arrange talks and lectures; to undertake original research and assist in the collection of local material such as manuscripts, books, artefacts and photographs, and to publish titles on local history.