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Pop-Up shops lead 'Open for Christmas' campaign

Pop-up shops in empty high street stores should be better encouraged and entirely exempt from business rates.

That’s the leading call from Welsh Conservatives in a new campaign aimed at boosting and supporting Welsh high streets.

Partners sign the Time To Change Pledge to end stigma surrounding mental health

Time to Change_POTHREE of South Wales’ biggest service providers and employers have joined forces to end the stigma that still, all too often, surrounds mental health issues.


On Tuesday 2nd December at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair, Wales YFC welcomed Princess Anne to the YFC Centre.

Councillor fired for raising concerns about social worker caseloads attacks ‘inaccurate’ report

Cllr Malcolm King was removed from his post but says he won’t stop until child protection is truly a priority

by Rachel Schraer on December 3, 2014 in Careers, News workforce, Workforce

Businesses join forces to fight the festive fat

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water is teaming up with supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Waitrose and water companies across the UK to encourage customers not to cause pains in the drain this Christmas.

Santa Strategy makes RCT a laughing stock.

RCT Council have been made to look a laughing stock after their events department arranged to have Santa leave Aberdare town centre in a Police riot van.

South Wales Police appeal for information following unexplained

South Wales Police has launched an investigation following the discovery of a man’s body on common land near Abercynon.

Madness of Taff Street traffic changes without notice

Welsh Liberal Democrat Councillor Mike Powell has described as "utter madness" plans by RCT Council to change the time at which traffic is allowed through Taff Street in Pontypridd without notice.

Mountain Ash Market Is On The Move

Mountain Ash Market is on the move to help attract more shoppers into the popular valleys’ town.

Following requests by local traders, the Council is moving the weekly market from the short term to the long term car park on Henry Street.

The Blackout - Farewell Show

We’re incredibly gutted to hear the news that Merthyr’s finest The Blackout have decided to call it quits in 2015. The band have been great supporters of Merthyr Rock since the beginning, and have also been fine ambassadors for the Welsh rock scene.