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M4 Problems on Tuesday

The M4 was closed for around seven hours on Tuesday following a serious two vehicle collision. The collision happened just before 08:30 on the westbound carriageway, near to Junction 38 (Margam). One person, a 27 year old woman has died and South Wales Police have said via Twitter that a male [….]

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Macmillan Survey

Macmillan Cancer Support has revealed that there are now an estimated 101,000 cancer carers in Wales supporting their loved ones with cancer. This estimated figure was revealed in a new report – Under pressure – The growing strain on cancer carers – which was published today. The report also revealed [….]

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Severn Tunnel Closure – Plan Ahead!

From Monday 12 September to Friday 21 October 2016 – the Severn Tunnel will be closed for Network Rail to carry out their electrification upgrade. During the six-week closure, there will be no trains between Patchway and Severn Tunnel Junction and services will be affected in the following ways. Weekdays [….]

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Rihanna cancels Cardiff

Rihanna has cancelled her concert planned for the Principality Stadium in June. Logistical reasons have been to blame, according to an official statement. Fans have been/ are being contacted and will be offered a refund or a swap to an alternate city (But not Sunderland as that date has been [….]

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Stag Square Treorchy Consultation

A consultation gets underway today regarding the proposed £750,000 pound investment to improve the area for road users around Stag Square in Treorchy. This investment follows RCT Cabinet’s decision to allocate funding to improve traffic flow and congestion in the area. The public consultation lasts three weeks – ending on 4th February, [….]

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Arriva to go on Strike again

Arriva Trains Wales drivers are set to go on strike for the second time this year The Aslef Union has said the 24-hour strike will take place on Monday 1st February, comes as part of a row over conditions. Members of the RMT and Aslef unions walked out on 4 [….]

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Rhydyfelin Library Support Group

The Rhydyfelin Library Support Group are holding a public meeting on Tuesday 5th January at the Hawthorn Community Centre, starting at 7.30pm. It’s to discuss the latest proposals outlined by the RCTCBC Service changes, in respect of the Library Service which are currently open to public consultation. The consultation ends on 18th [….]

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Rail Strike – 4th January

The following statement has appeared on the Arriva Trains Wales website Monday 4 January – Arriva Trains Wales services WILL NOT OPERATE due to train driver unions industrial action (strike). Industrial action may disrupt early morning services Tuesday 5 January. An on-going overtime ban may impact other timetabled services. See [….]

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Organ Donation

The law changed in Wales on 1st December to one of ‘presumed consent’.  Click here to listen to an interview broadcast on 18th September in which  Howard Griffiths found out more from a representative of Cwm Taf University Health Board and a very courageous lady whose husband was killed in an accident after [….]

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