Commenting on the South East Wales Transport Commission’s recommendations published today (December 17), relating to traffic on the M4 around Newport, Russell George, Shadow Minister for Business, Economy and Infrastructure, said:
Cabinet has today considered proposals from Awen Cultural Trust on its ambitious plan to revitalise Pontypridd’s Muni Arts Centre. The £4.5m plans would expose the Muni’s stunning gothic architecture while creating a unique regional arts venue.
The refurbishment of the Pontypridd YMCA has been given the final go-ahead after the Council’s Cabinet approved funding for the project, which will also benefit from more than £2m from the Arts Council of Wales.
Officers were called to the incident on Commerce Place, Aberaman, at approximately 8.50pm last night (Monday, December 16). A 26 year-old man was taken to Prince Charles Hospital with serious injuries, where he remains in a life-threatening condition.
Commenting on the provisional Local Government Settlement announced on December 16, the Shadow Minister for Local Government, Mark Isherwood, suggested it is further evidence that the Welsh Government “… cannot be trusted to fairly distribute funding across all 22 local authorities in Wales”.
Caradog Primary is in the town of Aberdare, in the Cynon Valley, Rhondda Cynon Taf. There are 221 pupils on roll, aged between 3 and 11 years including 30 full-time nursery pupils. They are taught in eight single-age classes.
Today (16 December), Cwm Taf Morgannwg in partnership with British Red Cross, launch a new patient service from the Emergency Departments (EDs) at the Royal Glamorgan hospital and Prince Charles hospital.
Commenting on the published story that Clwyd South AM and Transport Minister Ken Skates is being investigated for a possible breach of government rules over funding for a bus service in his own constituency, a Welsh
Officers are concerned following the theft of medication from a vets in Treforest overnight. Approximately 100 Tramadol tablets are currently unaccounted for following the burglary which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday (10 December).
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation which proposes amendments to provisions in the Local Government Act 2000 and the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011 which enable changes to the executive governance arrangements of principal councils.
Police acted on a community tip-off to discover a cannabis factory in Ystrad on Thursday (5 Dec). Officers entered the property on Arthur Street at approximately 1.30pm. They found 25 plants and growing equipment capable of cultivating thousands of pounds worth of cannabis.
The Council has begun work to install two new highway culverts at the A4061 Rhigos Road, to alleviate the risk of flooding during heavy rainfall – requiring traffic lights at intermittent periods over the next three weeks.
So one week to go before the next general election thankfully it's just under a week if it went on any longer the labour dreamer McDonnell the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer will be promising free groceries on Fridays from every supermarket. Is he living in the real world?
Following the postponement of some school flu vaccination sessions, the following schools have now been rescheduled for week commencing December 9th. Please note, these sessions have been added to the weekly plan and do not replace the schools currently listed.
The Welsh Government is currently undertaking a cross-government review of their programmes and services to ensure they have maximum impact on the lives of children, young people and families living in poverty.
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.