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Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB responds to IMSOP thematic review

As part of its journey towards rigorous improvements in its maternity services, Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB has made an official response to the thematic report published today, January 25, by the Independent Maternity Services Oversight Panel (IMSOP).  

Increasing access on local community routes for all residents

The Council’s important work to make local routes and paths more accessible has been praised by Sustrans – which has shared the story of a resident who is now benefitting from the removal of access barriers near her home. 

Update on actions to increase Welsh Medium education in Rhondda Cynon Taf

Cabinet will receive an update on the Council’s investment and commitment to expand Welsh Medium education in Rhondda Cynon Taf, working towards the outcomes outlined in its Welsh in Education Strategic Plan (WESP).

Health minister must urgently clarify over 80s jabs comments

Andrew RT Davies has called on Labour’s health minister to urgently clarify comments made in the Senedd regarding the number of over 80s that had received their first vaccine jab in Wales.

Welsh Government to seek Senedd consent for emergency bill to manage election during pandemic

The Welsh Government has said it will seek the Senedd’s consent next week (27 January) for an emergency bill to be introduced aimed at ensuring the next Senedd elec

Abacare helps unemployed get back to work

A WELSH care agency has revealed (January 2021) it is offering re-training to unemployed individuals who are looking for work.


The award-winning Abacare is looking to re-train people, who have been made unemployed or redundant due to the pandemic, as carers.


Natural Resources Wales 21 Jan 2021 Natural Resources Wales urges caution following Storm Christoph

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is urging people to continue to be alert today (21 January 2021) as a further severe flood warning has been issued for North Wales.

Wales paying the price for lack of vaccine preparedness

During First Minister’s Question’s today (January 19), Paul Davies MS – the Leader of the Opposition in the Welsh Parliament questioned the readiness of the Welsh Government for the deployment of a Covid vaccine.

Latest Weather Warning For RCT

A YELLOW Weather Warning has been issued by the Met Office, covering the whole of Rhondda Cynon Taf from 00:00 on Tuesday, January 19, until 12:00 on Thursday, January 21.