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Albanian national jailed for producing cannabis in Cifynydd Hotel

Earlier this month we told you about an arrest following the discovery of a large cannabis factory at the old Commercial Hotel in Cifynydd.

Today, Flavio Picaku, 25, was jailed for 12 months after pleading guilty to producing the class B drug.

LLG and ADSO warn on lawfulness of 'hybrid' meetings

So-called ‘hybrid’ meetings - where some councillors are present in a committee room and others participate remotely - are unlawful “under the current situation as it stands at the moment”, Lawyers in Local Government (LLG) and the Association of Democratic Services Officers (ADSO) have concluded

Flooding Statement – Council Leader

Leader of the Council, Councillor Andrew Morgan, said: “Last night, communities across Rhondda Cynon Taf experienced unprecedented levels of rainfall during a short space of time, with 26mm falling over the space of just twenty minutes.

Work on a new Primary and Community Care Centre in Mountain Ash is progressing

Work on a new Primary and Community Care Centre in Mountain Ash is progressing despite the challenges of COVID-19.

Lockdown home schooling: ‘We’ve had enough of being Catch-up Cymru'

Reacting to the report that children in Wales are receiving less home schooling during lockdown than those in other nations in the UK, the Shadow Minist

Shadow Minister calls for answers and action over flooding in Rhondda Cynon Taf

Commenting on the flooding affecting parts of South Wales today, Shadow Environment Minister Andrew RT Davies said:

Children in Wales Members’ Survey on Covid-19 – The Results Summary Report

Over 7 working days between April 22nd and May 1st 2020, Children in Wales issued a survey to our members and wider constituents.

Therapy services ‘virtual’ly normal thanks to community hub!

Therapies staff at Ysbyty Cwm Cynon have come up with an innovative way to provide virtual care and reassurance to patients during the Coronavirus pandemic.


Men are trying to buy goods with fake money

Business owners and shop workers are urged to be vigilant following reports that two men are trying to buy goods with fake money. 
Over the past few days, two men purporting to be from Ireland have handed over fake Irish £20 notes to shop workers in Talbot Green and Treforest. 

Almost 25,000 sign petition to save A&E at Royal Glamorgan

The Campaign to Save Royal Glamorgan Hospital A&E (SRGAE) is proud to announce that almost 25,000 people have signed the petition to permanently retain a 24-hour consultant led, accident and emergency department at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant.