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‘It’s a smokescreen’: Welsh Government trying to push through votes for prisoners during Coronavirus pandemic

Welsh Conservatives have reacted with shock at the announcement made today (April 1) by the First Minister that the Labour administration will push through legislatio

Help support NHS by being a carer & keeping vulnerable safe at home

A WELSH home care provider is keeping the vulnerable and elderly at home and away from the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis, but it urgently needs more staff to help (April, 2020).


Access the RCT Library Service from your home

From downloading books, e-audio and comics to viewing photo archives and learning a new language – you can access numerous FREE resources through the RCT Library Service from the comfort of your home. 

Castle Dairies Welsh Spreadable Butter available in Aldi stores across Wales from 1st April 2020!

Castle Dairies, the Caerphilly based butter experts, are one of the most celebrated and well-known butter producers in Wales. Castle Dairies is a family run business and has been churning Welsh cream for over 50 years.

Coronavirus: Week two of home schooling: help is at hand!

Please find general advice piece below, aimed at those coping with young children at home, it might be of interest to Aberdare Online readers. All of the resources and websites listed are free and I've included a stockshot in case it's of use.

Best wishes,


Your Neighbours Need You – helping each other in Coronavirus crisis

The Council is re-launching its Your Neighbours Need You campaign to provide advice and encouragement that will help residents look after one another during the Coronavirus health emergency. 

Covid-19 Scams Warning

RCTC is aware that some members of the public and organisations are being targeted with emails, texts, telephone calls and WhatsApp messages offering advice and treatment for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Change to services at Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Diabetic Centre to Antenatal Area: 

Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic please note that from 09.00am on Monday 30th March 2020 the Royal Glamorgan Hospital Diabetes Centre will be temporarily relocated to the opposite end of the hospital where the Antenatal outpatient department was