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Firefighter numbers have reached a new low since the beginning of austerity in 2010. One in five firefighter roles which existed in 2010 no longer exist, according to figures released today, with a fall in numbers of 11,680 since then. The figures have been released just prior to Priti Patel’s speech to Conservative conference. As […]

Former Lions captain, Sam Warburton, is rallying sports clubs and communities to back an NSPCC awareness raising campaign that helps parents know how to get help if they have any safeguarding concerns in relation to their child’s sport. It comes as an online survey*, conducted on behalf of the children’s charity by YouGov, found that […]

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Armed Forces Veterans Service is there to offer help and support to those who need it. It also helps bring people together, establish new friendships and help grow the Armed Forces community. Margaret Williams, aged 95, of Rhydyfelin, is one of the oldest veterans who enjoys meeting up with like-minded people […]

A golden oldie who is over 100 years old in dog years finally knows what love is after being rescued by the RSPCA. Akita Duke – who is 17 years old or 104 in dog years – was rescued by police and taken in by the RSPCA in August after he was left inside a […]

The Active Travel consultation has now been extended until November 22. Residents can also book face-to-face meetings with Officers to discuss Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s future plans for local walking and cycling provision. The current engagement exercise was launched in August, allowing residents to view the updated Active Travel Network Map for Rhondda Cynon Taf. […]

As 12 to 15-year-olds across Wales start to receive their Covid-19 vaccinations, the Health Minister has confirmed they will all be offered a vaccine by the end of October half-term. All 12 to 15-year-olds will be invited by letter to have the vaccine and the majority being administered at mass vaccination centres. In some areas, […]

Secondary schools in Cwm Taf Morgannwg are reintroducing face coverings until half term as a precautionary measure. The decision has been made due to high case rates in young people, with the highest rates of transmission being seen in those aged 11-15. Face coverings will offer extra protection from infection to students, and will be […]

With an ever-increasing number of TV productions choosing to be based in Wales over the summer, Deputy Minister for Arts and Sport, Dawn Bowden recently had a behind the scenes tour of Wolf Studios Wales – and saw first-hand the benefits to the Welsh economy, and growth in local employment, that the surge in TV […]

The Welsh Government is further extending incentives to support businesses in recruiting apprentices in Wales until February 2022. The Apprenticeship Employer Incentive Scheme is a key part of Welsh Government’s Covid Commitment to support businesses and workers in recovering from the impacts of coronavirus. The incentives have already seen more than 5,500 new apprentices recruited […]

Wales is set to become the first UK nation to make teaching of Black, Asian and minority ethnic histories and experiences mandatory in the school curriculum Subject to final sign-off by the Senedd next month, the Welsh Government has added learning about the diversity of communities, in particular the stories of Black, Asian and minority […]

One of the most prominent buildings in Mountain Ash town centre, the former town hall, has had a makeover, making it fit for purpose in the 21st Century.  The Grade II listed building, majestically overlooking the town bridge at Ffrwd Crescent, was originally built in 1904 at a cost of £5,000. It initially served as the main offices of Mountain […]

A new report published by Public Health Wales today, identifies that recognising and championing nursing on a global scale is essential to improving health for all. The report identifies that nurses and midwives are at the heart of most health teams, playing a crucial role in improving and transforming health services, promoting health and preventing […]