Literature Wales has presented four poets with a monumental challenge this National Poetry Day, Thursday 2 October. They have been tasked with composing a hundred original Welsh-language poems in 24 hours.
Responding to the agreement between Welsh Labour and the Welsh Liberal Democrats that the construction of the M4 relief road will be delayed until at least 2016, Byron Davies AM, Shadow Minister for Transport, said:
NFU Cymru President Stephen James has expressed deep Stephen James_217_275disappointment at the recent announcement by Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans AM, that there will be no Area of Natural Constraint (ANC) Scheme in Wales.
Tracey Johnston, an employee of Aberdare Service Station, Mid Glamorgan has been shortlisted for Best Forecourt Assistant at SuperStation 2014, one of the most prestigious accolades in forecourt retailing.
RCT's Labour Cabinet will meet next week to discuss plans for a major restrusture of Rhondda and Tonyrefail schools. RCT's Welsh Liberal Democrat Campaign Manager Karen Roberts says she is furious at the proposals, and at the way they have been put forward.
This is the first of two reports in response to a request for advice on attendance from the Welsh Government in the annual remit letter to Estyn for 2013-2014 from the Minister for Education and Skills.
Pictured from left to right are the volunteers at Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda: Carole Howells, Jo Birch, Nicola Harvey, Gloria Devereaux, Michael Bear and Laura Cope. Susan Jayne Evans from Llwynypia is not pictured.
The Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens (FCFCG) will welcome fellow community growers from around Europe when they host the European Federation of City Farms conference in Swansea this weekend, 26th – 29th September.
Welsh Liberal Democrat Campaign Manager in RCT Karen Roberts says the NHS in Wales is in crisis and that is nowhere more evident than in the state of the ambulance service. As reported by the BBC targets across Wales have been missed yet again.
Kirsty conference stageThe Welsh Liberal Democrats have said that the Welsh ambulance services are "in crisis" as figures published today show yet another decline in ambulance response times, despite pledges by the Welsh Labour Health Minister to improve the service in three months.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has launched an investigation into the refusal of the Welsh Government to provide a breakdown of jobs created and retained in each of its enterprise zones. It follows a complaint by The Party of Wales.
Johnny Ball_275_183NFU Cymru will help bring the countryside and agriculture right to the heart of the city over the weekend for the Cardiff Country Fair - with celebrity farmer Johnny Ball and his Let’s Talk Farming Roadshow set to visit.
The Farmers' Union of Wales will welcome visitors to the Cardiff Country Fair at the end of the month with a taste of rural life and food production in a bid to bring the countryside closer to those who live in towns and cities.
A senior doctor from Cwm Taf University Health Board will lead work to make sure the way the NHS reviews the records of all patients who die in hospital is consistent throughout Wales, Health Minister Mark Drakeford announced today (Tues 16th Sept).
Natural Resources Wales is inviting people who live near or enjoy Cwmcarn forest to find out more about plans to close the Forest Drive road. This is necessary in order to carry out felling work to combat a disease killing larch trees which account for 78% of the trees along the drive.
Black History Association Wales, in partnership with the African Community Centre, is pleased to announce an exciting and thought provoking programme of events and workshops that will take place across Wales from September to November, many of which are connected to the World War One Centenary.
Planning permission for test drilling at the Llantrisant site was originally turned down at a meeting of the Development Control committee on 15 August 2013, against the recommendation of the Planning Officer, because members considered
Whilst a growing number of people are joining the campaign against fracking in Rhondda Cynon Taff, and indeed Wales, many more are unaware that permission for test drilling in Llantrisant has already been granted.
A debut children's book by a primary school teacher is to be launched 17 September at Sully Primary School writers' shed as part of an exciting initiative to bring the work of Dylan Thomas to thousands of school children.
Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) publishes a report following an unannounced Dignity and Essential Care inspection to Wards 7 & 8 of Rookwood Hospital, part of Cardiff & Vale University Health Board. The Inspection was undertaken on 18 & 19 June 2014.
Health Minister Mark Drakeford visited the Supported Recovery Unit at Ysbyty George Thomas, in Treorchy, to see how an extra 15 rehabilitation beds are offering recovery and support for people experiencing mental health problems in Cwm Taf.
Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) publishes a report following an unannounced Dignity and Essential Care inspection to Ward A4 of University Hospital for Wales, part of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. The Inspection was undertaken on 11 June 2014.
The average “Joe” throws away the equivalent of their body weight (11stone 6llb) in unwanted or uneaten food in just one year. This costs an average household a whopping £700 – which is enough to heat a family home for one year!
Kids school mealWelsh infants are missing out on a free hot school meal every day because of the Welsh Labour Government, while their English peers sit down to a free meal every day as they head back to school this week.
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has presented a series of framed prints of past Nos Galan Mystery Runners to the owners of the 17th Century hotel and civic dignitaries and guests will attend the special event.
PEP (The Penywaun Enterprise Partnership) is an exemplar local regeneration organisation, anchored in the community of Penywaun, nestled in the scenic valley of the River Cynon in Central South Wales, where the past 150 years has witnessed significant change. Once, coal and mining were synonymous with the Welsh Valleys. Recent decades, however, have seen the marked decline of heavy industry, leaving an equally weighty challenge of shaping a new society, environment and economy in its wake – a challenge taken up PEP.