People should be vigilant following a spate of telephone scams this week affecting people in Hirwaun, Pontyclun and Tonypandy. Thousands of pounds have been handed over to criminals who have contacted their victims by phone.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an application is being made by Western Power Distribution (South Wales) plc to the Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy under Section 37 of the Electricity Act 1989, for his consent to erect a new tower (to replace an exi
Remembrance Day is one of the most significant events in the nation’s annual calendar of events – bringing communities together to pay their respects and give thanks for the immense sacrifices made by our Armed Forces.
During the Welsh Government’s ‘fire break’ lockdown, which is in place across the country, we want to reassure our customers that our engineers are continuing to work hard to keep the gas flowing and people safe and warm at home.
TWO further licensed premises have been served Closure Notices for breaking Covid-19 regulations. The closures come as infection rates continue to rise across Rhondda Cynon Taf and Wales as the country heads into a national firebreak lockdown.
The Council will implement a full closure of Maerdy Mountain Road to carry out significant drainage work as a result of Storm Dennis – scheduled for the school holiday and ‘firebreak’ lockdown period to minimise disruption.
Following the Welsh Government ‘fire break’ announcement to help regain control of coronavirus, RCT Council is announcing that, in accordance with Welsh Government guidance, the following Council services will be closed to the public from 6pm Friday 23 October 2020:
Our learners, teachers, leaders, parents, governors, schools and pupil referral units continue to face extraordinary challenges. Now that autumn term has begun, we’re seeking everyone’s views about support in education.
A national charity, the Campaign to End Loneliness, has published a new report (on 15 October 2020) calling for urgent action by the Welsh and UK governments, health bodies, funders and service providers to better address the critical issue of loneliness in Wales. The call comes as the results o
Duke Al Durham from Vale of Glamorgan, who lives with type 1 diabetes, is adding his distinct voice to Diabetes UK Cymru’s efforts to get the nation talking about mental health, diabetes and social issues.
Restrictions in services at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital are now being carefully lifted, working closely with partners including Public Health Wales and the Welsh Ambulance Service, as part of our ongoing response to a COVID-19 outbreak at the site.
During Breast Cancer Awareness month we are delighted to announce that the Giving to Pink fundraising group has reached a huge milestone in raising £300,000 towards a state-of-the-art specialist breast care unit at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.
The Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Energy and Rural Affairs – Janet Finch-Saunders MS – has today (October 14) urged the Welsh Government to consider imposing a temporary moratorium on new intensive poultry units around the River Wye, while a new plan of action can be cons
£2 million on a vanity footbridge over the Taff in Pontypridd now essential repairs required for the original M&S footbridge after Storm Dennis, Ponty doing well for bridge repairs and the grade 2 listed White Bridge in Pontypridd also requires replacing.
The Council will shortly begin work to strengthen the culverts under Elm Street, Oak Street and Holly Street in Rhydyfelin – requiring a five-day road closure at each location, taking place one after another throughout October.
National sight loss charity RNIB Cymru is urging the next Welsh Government to ensure city centres don’t become no-go areas for blind and partially sighted people as the country rebuilds in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Self Assessment customers can apply online for additional support to help spread the cost of their tax bill into monthly payments from today (1 October), without the need to call HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
This Hypo Awareness Week (5 -11 Oct 2020), Diabetes UK want to shine a spotlight on hypos. Hypos (short for hypoglycaemia) affect nearly everyone with type 1 diabetes, and many people with type 2 diabetes, who use insulin or certain other diabetes medications.
PEP (The Penywaun Enterprise Partnership) is an exemplar local regeneration organisation, anchored in the community of Penywaun, nestled in the scenic valley of the River Cynon in Central South Wales, where the past 150 years has witnessed significant change. Once, coal and mining were synonymous with the Welsh Valleys. Recent decades, however, have seen the marked decline of heavy industry, leaving an equally weighty challenge of shaping a new society, environment and economy in its wake – a challenge taken up PEP.