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A group of organisations, artists and young people in Pontypridd have come together to support older residents who are shielding or living in isolation by bringing them a crafted Window Box, packed with creative ideas to keep them busy and connected to their community during lockdown. Window Boxes for Wellbeing was initiated by Pontypridd based […]

Parents and carers have received a letter from the Education and Inclusion Service Director explaining the local ‘back to school’ plan for the 2020/21 academic year – with schools across Rhondda Cynon Taf opening for a phased return from September 3. This followed Welsh Government announcing on July 9 that all pupils will be able […]

Playgrounds, funfairs and community centres in Wales will reopen on Monday, First Minister Mark Drakeford confirmed today. Outdoor gyms will also be able to operate as part of the latest measures to lift Wales’ coronavirus restrictions. This is the second of a three-week package of measures to re-open large parts of Wales’ tourism, hospitality and […]

Thousands of jobs could be created in Wales, as Britishvolt said it’s chosen St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan as its preferred location to build a battery cell factory for electric cars. Britishvolt said it chose the Bro Tathan industrial estate in St Athan is because of the availability of skilled workers as well […]

British Airways’ iconic 747 jumbo jet will no longer be operated by the airline after it decided to retire its entire fleet with immediate effect. BA has used the famous plane since 1989 and is currently the world’s biggest operator of the 747-400 model.It was planning to retire the fleet of 31 aircraft in 2024 […]

Leanne Wood has criticised the Welsh Government for their continued negligence of the Rhondda. The Member of the Senedd for the Rhondda was speaking after receiving a reply from the Government in response to her concerns about the local economy and the impact of coronavirus. Recent analysis from The Centre for Towns showed that Porth […]

The airline resumes its operations from Cardiff Airport today with services to Alicante In August, Vueling will re-start flights to Malaga and Palma de Mallorca Palma de Mallorca route will operate on a larger Airbus A321 aircraft, able to carry 220 passengers. Barcelona, July 16, 2020 – Vueling Airlines, a company part of International Airlines Group (IAG), re-starts its […]

RCT Council will undertake the next phase of planned maintenance repairs to the footbridge near A4119 Williamstown Roundabout – requiring some traffic management and footbridge closures to carry out elements of the work. The bridge crosses the A4119 just to the south of the roundabout, and is an important link for pedestrians within the local […]

The Chief Medical Officer for Wales Dr Frank Atherton has confirmed people in Wales who are shielding will no longer need to do so after 16 August. Around 130,000 people in Wales have been advised to take shielding measures since the start of the pandemic because they are at high risk of developing serious illness […]

A “thousand” could die if the Welsh Government do not change their policy on face masks, Plaid Cymru Leader Adam Price has suggested. He was referring to a study by the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation which recently projected the difference between universal use of face masks in the UK between now […]

Boris Johnson has promised to set up an independent inquiry into the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The prime minister resisted calls for it to be formed now, given the warnings of how deadly a second COVID-19 spike could be this winter.He was challenged to commit to it by Sir Ed Davey, acting leader of the […]

First Minister sets out legislative priorities The Welsh Government has fast-tracked more than 50 new Welsh laws to deal swiftly with the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking from the Senedd in Cardiff, First Minister Mark Drakeford outlined the monumental shift in government resources to limit the damage of coronavirus in his legislative statement. The measures include the […]