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Carers Week: 12-18 June

There are 3,000 people aged six to 91 in Rhondda Cynon Taf providing care for a loved-one affected by illness, injury and disability right now. Half of them are providing 50 hours or more care a week and there are many more who don’t even realise they are undertaking a [….]

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‘Make the Difference’

Tenovus Cancer Care, Wales’ leading cancer charity, is urging people to “make the difference”, boost their own skills and help others by signing up to be a volunteer. Marcia Barry’s family was supported by Tenovus Cancer Care after her mother-in-law was diagnosed with terminal cancer. As a way of thanking [….]

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New Tobacco Laws Take Effect

Branded cigarettes and packs of ten will no longer be on sale from today (Saturday 20th May 2017) as new laws controlling the look and size of tobacco products are fully enforced. Only ‘plain’ packs, cartons of 20’s and 30 gram roll-your-own tobacco pouches can be sold as full bans [….]

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Listen Again: Richard Mylan

Welsh Actor, Richard Mylan (pictured above on the left) popped in to GTFM recently to talk to Brogan Smart. A documentary recently aired on the BBC called ‘Richard and Jaco Life with Autism‘. The documentary that aired, reflected on his experience of raising a son on the autistic spectrum. Here’s [….]

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Macmillan Information Bus

Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile information bus will be visiting towns across South Wales from the 10 to 12 May. The free information and support service will be available between 10am to 4pm in Pontypridd town centre on 10 May and Cyfartha Retail Park on 11 May and between 9am to [….]

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Walk. Walk. Walk

Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking, is urging the public to ‘Try20’ and walk for 20 minutes a day throughout May, National Walking Month. Living Streets recommends walking as a free, easy and fun way to improve your health. From a lower risk of contracting heart disease, certain [….]

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1st Anniversary for Valleys Steps!

(Picture: Howard with Felicity and Allison) An innovative programme designed to help people manage and reduce stress, anxiety levels and depression has celebrated its first birthday on Friday 28th April. Valleys Steps, which is supported by Cwm Taf University Health Board, provides free stress control and mindfulness courses to people [….]

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