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Aberdare volunteer fundraising group celebrates 25th anniversary and raising more than £162,000 for Tenovus Cancer Care

Tenovus Cancer Care has thanked its Aberdare Friends of Tenovus group as they get set to celebrate their 25th anniversary.

 

The fundraising group was set up in 1995 by the then-Chair Alison Isaac, who had lost her father to cancer.

 

Calls for legislation to protect and promote the rights of older people

The Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Social Care and Older People – Janet Finch-Saunders MS – has responded to the statement made today by the Welsh Government calling for older peo

RCT Council Cabinet to consider significant response to Coronavirus pandemic

Cabinet Members will this week receive a formal report from Officers on the Council’s significant and wide-ranging response to the Coronavirus national emergency – along with the key tasks it faces over the coming weeks and months. 

Order will be to temporarily close Mountain Ash Bridge,

RHONDDA CYNON TAFF COUNTY BOROUGH COUNCIL

(MOUNTAIN ASH BRIDGE (NEW ROAD TO COMMERCIAL STREET) (TEMPORARY CLOSURE) ORDER 2020

 

Older people's rights and coronavirus Welsh Government

Coronavirus has affected all aspects of our lives. We have all been affected by the virus and the unprecedented restrictions we have needed to put in place to slow its spread and protect all of us.

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Scheme to launch in May

A new online service will launch on May 26 for small and medium sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees, the Government has announced today.

Covid-19: ‘Latest ONS figures show signs for cautious welcome’

Commenting on the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), published today, which show the Covid-19 related deaths up to May 8 (but registered up to May 16), the Shadow Health Mi

RCT Council to hold formal meetings via video conferencing

The Council is finalising arrangements for formal committee meetings to resume via video conferencing – with the first meeting scheduled for this week. 

Help Us Keep our Children Safe

Due to the current lockdown, as a result of the COVID-19 national emergency, thousands of children within Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend, are remaining at home - which unfortunately is not always the safest place for some.

Rogue Traders operating in your area...

Residents are urged to be alert to rogue traders have been busy across the valleys.
They’ve been targeting elderly residents, offering to complete basic gardening and cleaning work for inflated prices.