The Highway Code section about motorways will change from 4 June 2018.
This is because the law is being changed to allow learner drivers to have motorway lessons with an approved driving instructor. This will help to make sure more drivers know how to use motorways safely.
Primary school pupils have tested their knowledge of the Highway Code in Rhondda Cynon Taf’s annual road safety quiz – a fun, educational way to help them to stay safe as pedestrians, cyclists and car passengers.
There’s a busy few months ahead for the Natural Resources Wales (NRW) water sampling teams who will spend the summer monitoring the quality at Bathing Waters across Wales.Between now and the end of September, each of the 104 Welsh Bathing
New traffic signals at the A4059’s junction with Cwm Cynon Industrial Estate will be brought into use this weekend, representing another development in the delivery of the Mountain Ash Cross Valley Link scheme.
After being appointed manager last week Simon Jones has wasted no time in getting his teeth stuck into his new role buoyed by a win in his first game in full charge in the last match of the season at Garden Village.
A recent trip to the US took an unexpected turn for the worst for a well-loved 33-year-old young man from Fishguard, Wales. Silfan Rhys-Jones was visiting friends in Bolinas, USA when he was rushed to hospital with excruciating abdominal pain.
The Council will host a public exhibition providing details of necessary traffic arrangements which will be required during the main construction phase of the Mountain Ash Cross Valley Link scheme – as well as the permanent Traffic Regulation Orders which will be in force when the project is comp
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.
When the Director of Education and the Labour Cabinet in RCT decided to make guinea pigs out of Rhondda pupils and create two 3 to 16 and one 11 to 16 schools they held up the new "super school" at Aberdare as a shining beacon of light showing how great education would become.
The future provision of high quality services for patients at two GP practices has been secured following a decision by Cwm Taf University Health Board to return the surgeries to independent contractors.
The Committee for Standards in Public Life has called for a consultation on whether the Freedom of Information Act should apply to private sector providers where information relates to the performance of a public service contract.
Appeal judges have refused to create a duty of care with “potentially serious and costly consequences for very little practical gain” in a case over whether overgrown vegetation contributed to a road accident.
Construction of a new extra care facility in Aberaman will begin soon as the Council delivers on its commitment to provide a model of accommodation that is better suited to meeting the needs of older people across RCT, through a £50m investment.
Welsh Conservatives have called on the Transport Secretary to solve the crisis in Wales’ bus network as he meets with figures from local authorities, bus firms, and passengers in Swansea at his latest ‘bus summit’.
The reason for my writing to you is that tomorrow evening (Friday 4th May), there is a fund-raising event taking place at Brownie’s Bar in Abercynon to raise money for the children’s paddling pool that opens each summer in Abercynon – i.e. as above the War Memorial Paddling Pool.
In April 2017, it became illegal for taxi and private hire vehicle drivers to discriminate against wheelchair users. The change in law meant that drivers could no longer refuse to take wheelchair users or charge them extra for their journeys.
A five year plan to develop more job and training opportunities; give babies a better start in life, and improve the mental health of young people has been launched by a collective of public sector and voluntary organisations across Cwm Taf.
Air pollution data revealed today (01/05/18) shows that three Welsh cities and two Welsh towns are at or over World Health Organisation (WHO) standards for fine particle air pollution (PM2.5) – with the expanded database unco
Cwm Taf University Health Board is working with NHS Blood and Transplant to promote organ donation to all its staff, patients and visitors. The doors to the main lifts have been covered with promotional messages urging people to sign up to be an organ donor.
A weekly newspaper circulating in the Aberdare Valley, Mountain Ash, Merthyr Tydfil, Pontypridd and Glyn Neath areas. Published between 1902 and 1991, the newspaper's main content was local news. The newspaper's proprietors between 1902 and ca.1967 were W. Pugh and J. T. Rowlands, with the Celtic Press subsequently becoming proprietors. Associated titles: Aberdare Times (1869); Aberdare post (1912-1920); Mountain Ash Post (1912-1920); Aberdare and Mountain Ash Leader (1968); Mountain Ash Leader (1971); Cynon Valley leader (1991-).