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South Wales Police have stepped-up patrols in and around the Tesco car park in Aberdare following complaints from nearby residents about revving engines, speeding cars and screeching tyres. Since the beginning of September, eight motorists who have been identified and caught offending have been issued with Section 59 notices. They now risk having their vehicle […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Cabinet has agreed to ensure all of its contracted adult independent social care workers, as well as all direct payment recipients, will be paid at least the Real Living Wage by December this year. At their meeting on Monday, October 4, Cabinet Members agreed with the recommendations of a report, to help independent […]

Years of cuts to legal aid mean the UK is “heading towards a two tier justice system”, Counsel General Mick Antoniw today warned. In a keynote speech to the Legal Wales conference, he contrasted the devastating cuts to legal aid with the “obscene” amount of money spent by the UK Government on prisons and called […]

Recognising successes of neighbouring towns in South Wales, Our Aberdare BID has joined a national campaign, FiverFest, devised and coordinated by Totally Locally, who state that ‘Businesses taking part put on special £5 offers over 2 weeks, to show the diversity and value of what they sell, and to say thank you to the communities […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is consulting residents on its plans for a new £12.5m Welsh Medium primary school in Rhydyfelin, to inform its final planning application – and will host a public event this Friday as part of the engagement exercise. The school will be built on the current Heol y Celyn Primary School site, […]

South Africa, Thailand, Mexico and the Seychelles are among 47 countries being taken off England and Wales’s travel red list as it is slashed to just seven. As of 4am on Monday, 47 countries will be removed from the red list so travellers arriving from those destinations will no longer have to quarantine in a […]

The First Minister, Mark Drakeford, is to publish new plans to help keep Wales open and safe during the difficult autumn and winter months ahead. The Welsh Government is publishing an updated Coronavirus Control Plan, which outlines the key actions, which could be put in place to control the spread of the virus. Wales will […]

The central role older people play in communities will be recognised as Wales becomes age friendly.  The Welsh Government has launched Age Friendly Wales: Our Strategy for an Ageing Society. The strategy sets out how people of all ages will be supported to live and age well and challenges the way we think and feel about […]

A new flexible programme focused on helping young people aged 16-18 reach their full potential and take their first steps into the world of work is being launched by the Welsh Government. The innovative Jobs Growth Wales+ programme will aim to create life changing opportunities for those who are not in education, employment or training. […]

The Welsh Government has helped protect 30 highly-trained staff at a resin and print technology specialist in Treforest thanks to funding from its Economic Resilience Fund. Dectek received £72,500 in funding from the Welsh Government to help safeguard jobs that might otherwise have been lost due to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The […]

Plans are underway to restore the Penrhiwceiber War Memorial to its former glory as part of Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s ongoing commitment to its Armed Forces community. The focal point of the community for many years, the Penrhiwceiber War Memorial, a Grade II listed building by Cadw, also serves as the village clock. But in […]

A number of houses in Wordsworth Gardens in Rhydyfelin were affected by flash flooding last night and the council and other agencies are on the scene providing help, alongside elected members and neighbours. Although details are still coming in It seems flood prevention measures installed over recent years worked as intended to save many other […]