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People with diabetes in Rhondda Cynon Taf are urged to manage their condition over festive season

There are currently around 13,400 people living with diabetes in Rhondda Cynon Taf, and in the run up to Christmas a health charity is encouraging them to be mindful of their condition.


The Wales YFC Rural Affairs Conference promises to be an exciting event with many inspirational speakers confirmed.

Unexplained death: Abercynon

Police narrow their appeal following positive public response

Abercynon Body identified as Vietnamese national

The man whose deceased body was discovered on common ground in Abercynon on Tuesday (December 2), off a road which runs from the A4054 towards Whitehall Golf Course, has now been identified as Tinh Van Tran, who is a 41 year-old Vietnamese national.

Plaid win appeal to force the Welsh Government to disclose jobs and investments in enterprise zones

The Information Commissioner has given the Welsh Government a 35 day deadline to provide a breakdown of jobs created and retained in each of its enterprise zones.

Bowling Alley Licensee Prosecuted

Licensees are once again being urged to ensure they and their staff know the law, after a bowling complex manager was prosecuted for “substituting” vodka as a result of a “mistake from a staff member”.

Fiscal outlook for Wales reflects Westminster incompetence

Austerity and de-industrialisation a dent in Welsh tax take

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has today said the first OBR publication of tax revenue forecasts for Wales is a vindication of her party’s long held view that Westminster can’t be trusted with Wales’ economy.

Merthyr Tydfil’s new undergraduate medical education facility poised to open its doors

New undergrad facility_POThe construction of a new undergraduate medical education facility at Keir Hardie University Health Park in Merthyr Tydfil is almost complete, with new doctors in training preparing to start their studies on January 5th 2014.

Cynon Nativity

There's just 2 days to go of Cynon Nativity at St Elvan's Aberdare!

Leaving Your Leaves Could Cause Flooding!

The autumn leaves are falling and the weather has now turned blustery, wet and cold – perfect conditions for flooding!