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Innovation at Prince Charles Hospital’s Fracture Clinic

Thanks to the innovation of staff at Prince Charles Hospital’s Fracture Clinic, Year Three pupils of Gwaunfarren Primary School are now a little less fearful of visiting the hospital’s plaster room should they break a bone.

Majority want same powers as Scotland

Responding to a YouGov poll that finds that 63% of people think Wales should have the same powers as Scotland, the Party of Wales leader Leanne Wood said:

"The people of Wales deserve nothing less than to be placed on an equal footing with Scotland.

Make Your Metal Matter

RCT Council and TV presenter Iolo Williams have today (13th November) called on residents of Rhondda Cynon Taf to ‘make their metals matter’ and recycle more of the metal packaging items they use at home every year.

Support for Cwm Taf Veterans

Veterans across Cwm Taf are being urged to come forward to access this service. William Watkins and Julie Devlin are Cwm Taf University Health Board’s Veterans NHS Wales team. Based in Pontypridd with Maria

Residents Embrace "Too Many Black Bags" Campaign!

Residents across Rhondda Cynon Taf are embracing the new “too many black bags” campaign, with NO fines being issued for additional side waste so far!

The Council launched its “Too Many Black Bags, Recycle or Face a Fine!” campaign earlier this year.

Pupils’ numeracy skills are still weak in around half of schools

In just under half of primary and secondary schools inspected in 2013-2014, pupils develop good or better numeracy skills and in the remaining schools, pupils’ numerical skills are at best average according to a report published today by Estyn.

RCP president visits Royal Glamorgan Hospital to meet doctors leading change

The president of the Royal College of Physicians, one of the world’s leading medical organisations, yesterday (Wednesday 12 November) visited the Royal Glamorgan Hospital to meet front-line staff working to transform medical services in Llantrisant.

Welsh patients falling behind rest of UK

Patients in Wales are waiting far longer than those in other parts of the UK to begin NHS treatment and the gap is widening, figures published today confirm.

Welsh Water launches new Social Tariff to help more than 100,000 customers

New social tariff will be aimed at over 100,000 disadvantaged customers
Targeted at customers spending more than 5% of income on water bills
Company invested £174 million in capital projects between April and September

The Death of Sport in Rhondda Cynon Taf

This is a petition in relation to the proposed charges that the R.C.T Council plan to introduce on ALL sports teams using their parks from next season. Importantly, this will include charges to the many childrens teams that currently run within the R.C.T.

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