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Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s £38m Llys Cadwyn development in Pontypridd is now officially complete with the final building handed over to the Council today – and the keys given to Transport for Wales for its staff to move in next month. A small handover event took place at 3 Llys Cadwyn on Monday, October 19, […]

First Minister announces £300m to support businesses affected A short, sharp “fire-break” will be introduced across Wales at the end of this week to help regain control of coronavirus, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced today. The fortnight-long action is needed to save lives and prevent the NHS from being overwhelmed. Speaking to the people of […]

Wales will be placed into a circuit break lockdown for 17 days from 6pm on Friday, the Welsh government has announced. The new coronavirus lockdown will take Wales back to the restrictions introduced in March, with most businesses shutting, and people being told to stay at home and work from home where possible.The measures include: Non-essential retail, […]

Ministers are being warned that £13bn of additional spending is needed each year to ensure the UK workforce can prosper in the future economy. Research by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) showed 90% of people will need new skills by 2030.The business lobby group argued that the UK faced a “stark choice” between investment […]

The Joint Administrators of Flybe Limited (in Administration), Alan Hudson, Joanne Robinson, Simon Edel and Lucy Winterborne of EY’s Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy team, have today agreed to the sale of Flybe’s business and assets, including the brand, intellectual property, stock and equipment to Thyme Opco Limited, a company affiliated with investment adviser Cyrus Capital. […]

Government to urge business leaders to step up preparations for an Australia-style exit. ‘Time is running out’ campaign will encourage businesses to ‘act now’ for guaranteed changes at the end of the year. EU Exit Operations (XO) Cabinet committee moves to daily rhythm  Business leaders will be urged not to get caught out by new rules […]

New regulations to prevent people who live in areas with high coronavirus infection rates across the UK from travelling to Wales will come into force later today, First Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed. The new restrictions will take effect from 6pm today (Friday October 16 2020). The action is being taken after the Prime Minister […]

Restrictions in services at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital are now being carefully lifted, working closely with partners including Public Health Wales and the Welsh Ambulance Service, as part of our ongoing response to a COVID-19 outbreak at the site. Patients who phone 999 and require an emergency hospital admission are now again being taken to […]

Boris Johnson says it’s time to “get ready” for the prospect of no free trade deal with the EU on 1 January. The prime minister claimed Brussels had “abandoned” the ambition but insisted “we always knew there would be changes” next year once the transition period ends “whatever type of relationship we had”.Speaking from Downing […]

The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2020 place a series of restrictions on gatherings, the movement of people, and the operation of businesses, including closures. They require businesses, which are open to take reasonable measures to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus. They are designed to protect people from the spread […]

Willmott Dixon, the contractor delivering Llys Cadwyn is donating time, resources and materials from the Taff Vale redevelopment project to make the ground floor of the Ynysangharad Park Bowls Club accessible again. The bowls club was submerged in water, like much of the town centre during February’s catastrophic floods and has not been used since. […]

Awen-Haf and Llion Harding, aged 9 and 7, from Church Village, Pontypridd decided to double the One Million Step Challenge between July and September this year, raising £315 for Diabetes UK Cymru for their efforts. The children’s father, Scott lives with type 1 diabetes and this is the third time the family has taken on the walking challenge. […]