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Treharris cashpoint theft update: Five men charged

South Wales Police can confirm that the five men who were arrested in connection with the cashpoint theft in Treharris on Tuesday (May 14), have all been charged with burglary and theft of motor vehicle.

They are appearing at Merthyr Magistrates Court today (16 May, 2019).

1000 Voices hit the right note with children and young people in Rhondda Cynon Taff

A thousand children from 36 schools across South Wales have volunteered to sing in a musical extravaganza at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, supported by a host of celebrity acts and professional musicians.

Child poverty is becoming the ‘new normal’ in many parts of Wales

Statistics out today by the End Child Poverty coalition show that 206,173 children in Wales were in poverty in 2018, or 29.3% of Wales’ child population and a 1% increase on the previous year after housing costs are taken into account.

Wales is only part of the UK to see rise in child poverty

Commenting on the shameful news that Wales was the only nation to see an increase in child poverty last year, Shadow Minister for Social Care, Children and Young People, Janet Finch-Saunders, said:

Welsh Government to set up own Planning Inspectorate over policy divergences

Wales is set to get its own Planning Inspectorate after the Welsh Government concluded policy there now differed too far from England for a joint one to be any long

Jason's Dream Becomes A Reality

Working at Vision Products has helped Jason Rowley grow in confidence, enabling him to live independently - in a home fitted with PVCu windows that have been manufactured at his workplace. 

Pontypridd students win award in national engineering initiative

These sixth form students from Pontypridd High School have excelled in a national engineering initiative, in which their Council-sponsored project to identify road safety improvements in Cilfynydd has won an award.

Further arrests following Pontypridd incident

A total of eleven people have been arrested following the disturbance in Pontypridd on May 3.
In addition to previous arrests, four teenage boys and two teenage girls have been arrested in the past five days – all have been released on police bail.

Sun's out - burglars about...

Officers fear that warmer weather is making life easier for burglars.
There has been a spate of burglaries across Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil in which power tools, laptops, games consoles, mobile phones and cash have been stolen.