The A&E figures for December 2016 in Wales have been published and they do not make pretty reading. Whilst the Labour Health Minister continues to deny that the NHS in Wales is facing any sort of crisis, the figures and feedback from both medical staff and patients tell a different tale.
The next Local Election may be over 3 months away, however if you want to rid yourself of the sudden hassle of sorting additional childcare, arranging special transport, or asking the boss if you can come in late/leave early, then voting by post is the perfect o
There’s never a good time to be given devastating news, but how much worse is it when there’s no-one around to comfort, support, advise and help when you’ve been told the worse. This was the scenario facing thousands of people with sight loss across Wales until recent years.
A CARE provider that has recently taken on a 10-year framework to care for individuals in Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) is looking for new staff to help meet the growing demand for care in the area (January, 2017).
AberdareOnline was sent copies of documentation regarding the proposed new school to be constructed in Cwmaman we believe they should be brought to the attention of the local residents who’s children would use the school.
Our leading firm of Chartered accountants and business advisers with offices in Cardiff, Aberdare and Swansea, has appointed three new Associate Directors, Jonathan Rees, Amanda Kruger and Stephen Holley to support our growth in the market and continued commitment to developing and investing in p
A new platform will officially open at Cardiff Central station today - and rail bosses say it will help ease congestion for train passengers. Platform eight will be used for the Penarth, Barry Island and Vale of Glamorgan lines. As part of the works, a ...and more »
Wales will be sold to the world in a “year of legends” during which the role the nation played in inspiring authors including JRR Tolkien, Roald Dahl and Dylan Thomas will be celebrated. The focus on “legends” follows on from 2016's “year of adventure ...
Wales have been given a Six Nations scare after Taulupe Faletau suffered another knee injury. The number eight faces a race against time to make the Six Nations opener against Italy after already missing the majority of Wales' autumn series with medial ...and more »
It is set to take place on May 28, and will be broadcast Channel 4, ESPN and Sky Sports, as well as other non-UK channels. Share; Comments. ByJack Pitts. 17:38, 2 JAN 2017; Updated 17:43, 2 JAN 2017. News. Oliver Simon was last year's winning athlete.
Neighbours object to plan to build homes on former garage site. Rhondda Housing Association wants to build 26 homes on the former Southgate Garage site. Share; Comments. BySam Tegeltija. 16:56, 2 JAN 2017; Updated 16:56, 2 JAN 2017. News. The old ...
Thousands of young people face a hike in travel costs this spring because the Welsh Government has decided to axe a discount bus scheme which helps them reach jobs, education and training. While unlimited free bus travel will remain available to anyone ...
Police investigating the death of a pensioner in the early hours of New Year's Day have said they are satisfied the man's death is not suspicious. North Wales Police were called at 3.04am on Sunday, January 1, by the Welsh Ambulance Service to a ...and more »
On Saturday morning at 8.45am, Burry Port RNLI rushed to the aid of a jet skier who had a suspected broken leg. The injured man was found just off 'the Nose' of Cefn Sidan Beach, near Burry Port, Carmarthenshire . He was found with a very bad open ...and more »
An American woman is alleged to have travelled thousands of miles to commit a child sex offence in North Wales. Defendant Christine Lacson Abad, 27, of Cary, North Carolina, appeared at Flintshire Magistrates' Court today . She is charged with ...and more »
This brilliant video shows thousands of swimmers at the Saundersfoot New Year's Day Swim having an absolute blast. The impressive footage, which features aerial images of the 1,856 swimmers and thousands more spectators braving the cold conditions, ...and more »
Beavers could return to Wales for the first time in hundreds of years in 2017, as reintroduced populations in other parts of the UK thrive. Wildlife experts in Wales are submitting a licence application to release 10 beavers in an as-yet undisclosed ...and more »
She was one of the most controversial X Factor acts on this year's series and now Honey G is coming to show off her skills in Swansea. The female rapper shot to fame on X Factor and now she's been booked to perform at Walkabout in Swansea.
It's bad enough polishing the bench at a Welsh derby and not being first choice for your respective region on the big day. But to be reminded of it when you do get a slice of the action merely rubs salt into the wound. And that's what happed to the ...and more »
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for many parts of north east, mid and south Wales. The warning begins at 02.00 GMT on Tuesday and ends at 10.00. Untreated surfaces, such as pavements and some minor roads, are likely to turn ...
"The Treorchy Male Choir has played such a massive part in my life that I cannot imagine being without it," said the former officer for the old Rhondda District Council. The chorister, who performs in the ranks of the first tenors, added: "I've made ...and more »
And Rhondda Cynon Taff will reach freezing point during the night, rising to around 5C at midday and then dropping to 3C by early evening on Tuesday. Wrexham is expected to be much milder with temperatures as high as 5C overnight before becoming ...
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons coach Shaun Connor says tomorrow's clash with the Guinness Pro12 title-chasing Ospreys is the biggest test of their impressive Rodney Parade winning streak, writes Chris Kirwan. The Dragons hunt their sixth successive win in ...and more »
Rail passengers in south Wales are being advised to check before they travel as a number of services have temporary changes to their timetables. All routes between Cardiff and Newport and Arriva Trains Wales services between west Wales and the Valleys ...
Gwyn Smith said Abernant, as the second longest tunnel on the list, had high potential as a direct traffic-free route between Merthyr and Aberdare, that was close to Bike Park Wales and could be linked to the Taff Trail. "The attractiveness of the ...
The Cynon Valley History Society was founded in Aberdare in 1971. Our objects are to promote, encourage and maintain an active interest in the history of the district in all its aspects; to arrange talks and lectures; to undertake original research and assist in the collection of local material such as manuscripts, books, artefacts and photographs, and to publish titles on local history.