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RSPCA predicts a busy festive period

RSPCA Cymru is braced for thousands of calls this festive season as it launches its Kindness at Christmas Appeal to help care for abused, neglected and sick animals. During December last year and January (2017), 5,932 incidents were reported to the RSPCA in Wales with 141 of those happening across [….]

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Letters to Santa!

Have you got Children or Grandchildren that have already written their list for Santa? Well, It’s nearly Christmas, and Royal Mail know you want to make sure that their letter to Santa Claus gets to him in time! Santa is as excited about Christmas as everyone else so he says [….]

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Social Care and Childcare Awards

Entries open for awards that celebrate social care and childcare in Wales Entries are now open for the 2018 Accolades, the awards that recognise, celebrate and share excellent practice by organisations, groups or teams in social work, social care, early years and childcare in Wales Organised by Social Care Wales, [….]

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Have you got talent?

We’ve got talent here at GTFM … and you may have to? Dancing? Singing? Juggling? The list is endless… Well, the nation’s favourite talent show is hitting the road once again on its search to find talented acts for our brand new series. This year, the Britain’s Got Talent team [….]

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Poppy Volunteers

The Royal British Legion are looking for volunteers to sell poppies in the next few weeks. They’re after people to be at Tesco Upper Boat and Sainsburys Pontypridd between October 28th and November 11th. Lt Colonel Gareth Pennell, Area Secretary for the Royal British Legion would love to hear from [….]

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The Man Engine

The largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain, the moving, steaming, mechanical Man Engine, is set to visit Wales for the very first time next year. Announced today (13 October), the monumental Man Engine, which resembles a giant miner, will visit eight of south Wales’s most important industrial heritage locations for a week [….]

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Local Library Week

This week (October 9-14) is Local Libraries Week. From books, CDs, DVDS, free Wifi, there is so much to see and do at libraries across Rhondda Cynon Taf, including the popular Digital Fridays initiative for people in need of low-level digital support and access. Digital Fridays take place every Friday [….]

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Forte Project Success

Fresh new bands and solo performers in Rhondda Cynon Taf are set to continue getting their ‘big breaks’ through the successful Forte Project. Funding for 2018 has been secured, allowing the Forte Project to continue its valuable work of discovering and nurturing new talent across South Wales. Now in its [….]

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A Smokefree Uni

Cardiff Metropolitan plans to become Wales’ first smokefree university will be officially launched by the Minister for Social Services and Public Health, Rebecca Evans, today (Wednesday 20th September). Working in partnership with tobacco control charity ASH Wales Cymru, the university will ban smoking at all campuses, halls of residences and Student [….]

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