With 2014 drawing to a close the Christmas festivities are once again upon us. However, 13 million people today in the UK will find it difficult to feel festive while living with the grind of poverty. Nearly a million people now rely on food banks.
South Wales Police are appealing for information following a burglary in the Pontyclun area.
The incident happened at around 7pm Friday 19th Dec at a property on Tegfan Street and follows a spate of similar incidents which took place (Thursday 18th Dec) in Church Village.
It's been another bleak week for NHS statistics in Wales. Hard working front line NHS staff must be utterly demoralised seeing the constant bad news headlines and it is time the Welsh Labour Government addressed the problems.
The consultation on the proposed nursery cuts in RCT has been extended until the end of January which is good news for opponents trying to put together a case against this ridiculous move.
However, we have to ask what exactly are the Officers at RCT Council playing at?
PEP (The Penywaun Enterprise Partnership) is an exemplar local regeneration organisation, anchored in the community of Penywaun, nestled in the scenic valley of the River Cynon in Central South Wales, where the past 150 years has witnessed significant change. Once, coal and mining were synonymous with the Welsh Valleys. Recent decades, however, have seen the marked decline of heavy industry, leaving an equally weighty challenge of shaping a new society, environment and economy in its wake – a challenge taken up PEP.