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Divers from Aberdare Comets Diving Club are thrilled after being awarded over £2,500 which will help kit out the 40 young members as they look to compete on the world stage. As an aspiring club, and one of just three diving clubs within Wales, Aberdare Comets is attracting divers from as far afield as Ammanford […]

Wales’ two children’s hospices will unfurl a giant butterfly, partly made by the children they care for, on the steps of the Senedd as they call again for the Welsh Government to commit to sustainable funding for them. The 8 metre by 6 metre cloth #ReachEveryChild butterfly artwork is made up of 3,655 small butterflies, […]

British Transport Police (BTP) is in its reporting Era and has jumped on the Taylor Swift bandwagon to raise awareness of their discreet text-to-report number, 61016. Charm bracelets are a crucial part of any Swiftie’s tour outfit, and officers deployed to the station for this year’s tour are no exception. Attendees to Swift’s UK tour […]

The Welsh Government is making progress in ensuring that those employed in the retail sector are fairly and properly paid and treated. Marking the progress seen during the first year of the Welsh Government’s Retail Action Plan, the Minister for Social Partnership outlined the actions being taken – from enabling the wider implementation of a […]

Summer’s here and it’s that time of year when we think about booking a holiday to sunnier shores, perhaps a quick week away or the annual family holiday. This year, it could be worth looking for somewhere different. Somewhere with glorious weather, where temperatures are forecast between 25 and 30°C, with beautiful sandy beaches, quality […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has received planning consent for the next two elements of the Rhondda Fach Active Travel Route – to build local community links in Maerdy, and upgrade the existing community route between Ferndale and Tylorstown. The Rhondda Fach Active Travel Route will create a 10km pedestrian and cycle path between Maerdy and […]

On Friday 07 June, Local housing association Trivallis announced the completion of its first development of 2024 by handing over the keys to eight brand-new homes in the heart of Pentre. This milestone marks the transformation of the former Pentre Hotel site into much-needed housing, including a specially adapted one-bedroom ground floor flat. The housing […]

Rail passengers at Cardiff Central Railway station were treated to the sounds of Pink, Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters and Billy Joel – but with a classical twist! The global stars will be playing live in the Principality Stadium over the coming weeks, with Pink “getting the party started” this Tuesday. To celebrate them coming to […]

Cennard Davies, Treorchy, a great advocate and campaigner for the language and learning Welsh, was invited by the festival’s local executive committee. He will speak from the Pafiliwn stage at the festival held in Parc Ynysangharad, Pontypridd from 3-10 August. Apart from a period at Swansea University and a year living in Cardiff, Cennard Davies […]

CRT Hwb Cana has won the Community Benefit category in the RICS Awards for Wales which have taken place in Cardiff this week. CRT Hwb Cana is a dedicated centre for the Penywaun community provided by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT). CRT Hwb Cana works with partners to provide access to financial services, well-being support […]

Transport for Wales have announced that Cardiff Bus Interchange will open in June with bus services scheduled to start on Sunday 30 June 2024. On 27, 28 and 29 June TfW will open the doors to the new interchange so that members of the public can learn about the new facilities on offer before bus […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has shared an update on the major redevelopment of the Muni Arts Centre – with excellent progress being made to create a modern arts and events hub while enhancing and conserving the building’s original features. The multi-million pound redevelopment started in 2023, to revitalise the much-loved Pontypridd landmark. The Muni is […]

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