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RSPCA Issues warning

As temperatures continue to soar across Wales, RSPCA Cymru has received a further 51 calls over the previous three days about members of the public concerned about animals kept in hot environments. Throughout England and Wales, the total number of calls to the RSPCA amounted to 562 – with the [… more]

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Love Where You Live 2018 – Shortlist!

The competition is heating up as this year’s Love Where You Live awards applicants are short-listed. Residents across Rhondda Cynon Taf have come forward in their droves to show how much they love where they live, with a high number of applications being received. This year’s applications have been incredible [… more]

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Ed Sheeran in Cardiff

Ed Sheeran plays the Principality Stadium in Cardiff this week. The record breaking back-to-back residency at the venue begins on Thursday (21st) but fans with tickets to the sell-out gigs are being warned in advance. Below is an extract from an email issued by an official source with guidelines. Show [… more]

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Music in the Park

Lloyd Macey is to headline a three-day music festival at the Welsh Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritage Park this August Bank Holiday weekend. Music In The Park promises to be the biggest open-air music party in Rhondda Cynon Taf this summer – three consecutive days of performances and music for [… more]

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Stereophonics In Cardiff

The welsh rockers will play the Cardiff City Stadium tomorrow (Saturday) night. We’ve been advised there are no official road closures in the Leckwith area before/after the gig but traffic might be held for a short while as a safety precaution. Earlier today, the band put up on Facebook timings [… more]

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Over 5,000 volunteers step up!

Wales has seen 5,256 volunteers placed with a huge variety of ‘forces for good’ the latest figures from volunteering-wales.net have shown. Volunteers are the backbone of Welsh communities, many of which would not have access to the services they need without the support of volunteers. In Wales 28% of people describe themselves [… more]

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Keeping Pets Safe in the Sun

Pet owners are being urged to keep their furry friends safe in the sun this summer – RSPCA Cymru received 21 calls from across Wales during Bank Holiday Monday (7th May) expressing concern over the welfare of animals – mostly dogs (14 calls) in the heat. The other calls with [… more]

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Care Closer to Home

The Welsh Government has confirmed how a £50m a year fund that supports joined-up working between health, social care, housing and the third sector will be used to deliver care closer to people’s home over the next 12 months. The fund is being targeted at delivering effective integrated and preventative [… more]

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Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

Time is running out for kids across the Valleys to enter a national competition to highlight the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) – known as the ‘silent killer’ because you can’t see it, smell it or taste it. Children from across the area are being jointly urged by CBeebies TV [… more]

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Trago Mills Opening

The first Trago Mills store in Wales opens near Merthyr this weekend (Saturday 9am). Expect extra traffic along the A470 and A465 near by. Here’s a message from Merthyr Council Leader Cllr Kevin O’Neill that was posted on social media earlier today. A message from Council Leader, Cllr Kevin O'Neill [… more]

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