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August 2019

ategi Shared Lives provides high quality, individual support to vulnerable adults within the ordinary homes

ategi Shared Lives provides high quality, individual support to vulnerable adults within the ordinary homes of carefully chosen and trained Shared Lives Carers.In partnership with RCT Council, ategi Shared Lives offers a community based alternative to other forms of support available.

Will be able to help with locating a picture of a family member.

I was wondering if you will be able to help me with locating a picture of a family member. 

Think Before You Film

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service are backing a new campaign by the London Fire Brigade to urge the public to #Call999BeforeYouFilm following an increase in people filming emergency incidents rather than calling 999.

A joint report from social services DCC looks older people's ability to be independent

The joint review, conducted by the Care Inspectorate Wales (SSD) and Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW), consider how well DCC promote independence and prevent escalating needs of older adults.

NSPCC Fights for a Fair Start in Wales

The NSPCC have launched a new campaign ‘Fight for a Fair Start’, aimed at ensuring there is perinatal mental health support available for every parent who needs it, wherever they live.

Cattle grid repairs at Heol-y-Sarn in Llantrisant

The Council will undertake repairs to a cattle grid at Heol-y-Sarn, requiring the road’s closure between Llantrisant Business Park and Llantrisant Old Town.

The scheme, which will replace the concrete plinths beneath the cattle grid, will begin in the week commencing August 19.

12 new homes completed in Aberdare town centre

A derelict, Grade II-listed building in Aberdare has been transformed into affordable apartments.

First pink salmon caught in Welsh waters for decades

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is urging netsmen and anglers to report any unusual catches after the first pink salmon was caught in Welsh waters for decades.

What’s the reason our towns are dying?

What’s the reason our towns are dying? As well as being hit by Internet shopping why are so many shops closing Business Rates is another reason and dilapidated and shabby shop fronts don’t help.

 

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board held its latest Board meeting on July 31st 2019

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board held its latest Board meeting on July 31st 2019 at Ynysmeurig House in Abercynon. This news bulletin sets out the key messages about healthcare provision across Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Bridgend.

RHIGOS VIEWPOINT/CRAIG Y LLYN CAR PARK

In the previous post, Family silver, I wondered what exactly is planned for the Rhigos area with the arrival of Zip World.

South Wales Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of 32-year-old Jordan Moray from Aberdare.

South Wales Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of 32-year-old Jordan Moray from Aberdare.
He was reported missing to us on 2 August and we are concerned for his welfare.
Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting occurrence 1900284205

Council starts to issue Transport for Wales concessionary travel card

The Council has started to issue a ‘new-style’ concessionary travel card for use on buses across Wales to

Aberdare Wetherspoon Gin Festival

Gin lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of gins from the UK and overseas during a

17-day festival at Yr Ieuan Ap Iago.

 

£50m Metro Plus plans to deliver region-wide benefits

A framework which aims to deliver a coherent approach to improving public transport across the whole South East Wales region has been ratified today (Thursday 1st August) by the Cardiff Capital Region Transport Authority (RTA).

Macmillan Cancer Support’s information specialists at the Big Bite

Macmillan Cancer Support’s information and support specialists will be at Pontypridd’s Big Bite to answer your questions about cancer and highlight the support available.

Ynyshir residents get community opportunity at St Anne’s

Newydd Housing Association has decided to take a step back from their proposed St Anne’s Church housing development to give residents a chance to put forward proposals for a community facility at the property.