The Council, including the customer contact centre will be closed from Friday 21st December until Wednesday 2nd January – this applies to ALL major services aside from out-of-hours emergencies and limited vital services.
Music on the wards, art therapy, reading sessions, and even concerts and drama productions will become a regular part of improving patients’ wellbeing across Cwm Taf thanks to a new strategy launched this week.
Information requested by the Welsh Conservatives has revealed 2,993 of the 5,868 (51%) complaints made by patients to health boards in Wales were “not resolved or dealt with” within the Welsh Government target of one month.
We are looking for people who want to help shape our work in Wales. As a member of our new Network Committee, you will help lead and steer our work to bring about positive change for blind and partially sighted people of all ages and anyone affected by sight loss.
County lines gang members caught with drugs worth thousands in a south Wales street were jailed earlier today (Thursday, 13th December 2018) Saed Saeed, from Cardiff, and Fouad Cilmi, from Bristol, were arrested on 8th August 2018, after being stopped by armed officers.
On Wednesday, December 12th 2018, St John Baptist took part in a girls' 5 a side football tournament called the 'WSFA National Fives' in Whitchurch, Cardiff. The team was made up of both year 7 and 8 females.
A colouring book might not seem like an obvious benefit to anyone left devastated by bereavement but, for Sonia Bucsenac, taking up the activity has helped her cope with the loss of her beloved husband.
Later this week, we expect the BBC to run a story on the summary response from our staff to the consultation we carried out this summer on structure proposals as part of redesigning our organisation for the future.
A paedophile who has spent five years on the run from police will spend this Christmas in prison. Brian Ward, 62, from Pontyclun, has evaded authorities since 2013, was found by a police officer hiding behind a false wall in a Cardiff flat on Thursday, December 6th, 2018.
A Welsh Conservative Assembly Member has marked Human Rights Day by raising the awareness of his proposal for an Older People's Rights Bill in Wales, which gives older people more protection than anywhere else in the UK.
The Welsh Government have extended their high street rates relief scheme for a further year; but the Welsh Conservatives have said labelled it “a temporary fix” to pressures facing small and medium businesses in Wales.
PEOPLE from Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) are this month (December, 2018) being reminded they can still donate shoeboxes of items for elderly and vulnerable people being supported by a care provider in the area.
The Dare Valley Country Park in Aberdare has been identified as one of the first six Valleys parks and heritage sites, after the Valleys Taskforce announced that the Discovery Gateways are to share a combined £7m of investment.
Initially established back in 2017 with Lynn Kay of Beat It Percussion, the Drumming Together dementia-friendly music making sessions were for older adults who were looking for something creative and social to get involved in.
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-).