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Eight days of strikes at three Welsh universities on from Monday

Members of the University and College Union at 60 UK universities will walk out from Monday (25 November) to Wednesday 4 December

·         Disputes are over pay and working conditions, and rising pension costs

 

Otter alert

In order to help the otter population in Wales survive and flourish, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is asking people to spot and report dead otters as part of a UK-wide project.

Drainage improvement scheme to begin in Aberdare

The Council will shortly begin a drainage improvement scheme at two streets within Aberdare – requiring temporary traffic lights at a section of Cardiff Road for a short period of time, to facilitate the works. 

Velindre University NHS Trust signs up to TUC Dying to Work charter

The Charter is part of the TUC’s wider Dying to Work campaign, which aims to give employees with terminal illnesses more choice in how to spend their final months and offers peace of mind around job security.

 

Steve Ham, Chief Executive of the Velindre University NHS Trust said:

Velindre Cancer Centre celebrates Rosie Roberts’ win at the Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards

Staff at the Velindre Cancer Centre are celebrating nurse leader Rosie Roberts’ success at the Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards for her work on Developing Acute Oncology Services in Wales.

 

Secret ballot must be a priority for next UK Parliament

Blind and partially sighted voters still struggle to cast their ballot papers in secret, says a leading sight loss charity as it launches its manifesto for the December 12 General Election.