The Welsh Government has issued an annual report which includes information on age and sex of casualty, type of road, speed limit, the location of a pedestrian when hit, type of vehicle involved and time of the accident.
The unlawful imprisonment of people for council tax non-payment “is likely to be one of the largest mass miscarriages of justice in British history”, the chair of the Criminal Bar Association, Angela Rafferty QC, and 57 other signatories of a letter to The Guardian have claimed.
The Welsh Books Council has announced the titles on the shortlist of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awards 2018, presented annually by the Council to honour original work by authors and illustrators of children's books in Welsh and English.
Outsourcing contracts can help local authorities manage budgets and deliver effective services but the aftermath of the collapse of Carillion has shown the importance of local authorities managing such contracts effectively and, when necessary, terminating them.
One of our very talented former pupils has currently been playing live to thousands of people in Belfast and Dublin, opening up for the Stereophonics on their UK & Ireland tour. Gavin Davies is the lead guitarist in the Aberdare based band ‘Fireroad’.
The Phase 1 repairs to Aberaman Bridge were successfully completed in 2016/17 with the Phase 2 works now scheduled to commence in May 2018. £0.287M of the previously approved budget of £0.781M will be expended in 2018/19.
More than a million NHS staff in England are set to receive pay rises of over 6% over three years. The UK Government is expected to announce the deal later, following agreement between unions and ministers – with the biggest pay rises directed to staff on the lowest pay bands.
The Welsh Labour Government has been urged to take urgent action to recruit and attract new doctors. It comes as the UK Government announced the creation of five new medical schools in parts of England where recruitment has been particularly difficult.
Professor Marcus Longley, Chair of Cwm Taf University Health Board, Rosamund Davies, County Organiser and Trustee at the NGS, George Plumptre, Chief Executive of the NGS and Richard Pugh, Head of Services in Wales at M
Following the success of the first three International Dylan Thomas Days, the fourth annual celebration of the famous poet’s life and work has been announced, with an open invitation to anyone in the world to join in.
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The recent blanket of snow could be described as incredibly beautiful but was possibly seen as devoid of colour from one welsh artist’s perspective. Mikey Jones brings a splash of colour to South Wales next week with his latest exhibition ‘Wales in Colour’.
Chief Executive of Cwm Taf University Health Board Allison Williams said: ‘We are very sympathetic to those who were unable to attend work during the severe weather and we know that so many staff used any means possible to get in or worked from different locations.
As many as one in six adults struggle to read, and one of the main aims of Quick Reads is to encourage those reticent readers to pick up a book and give it a go. These short but compelling books, packed with big stories, are the perfect way to develop a love of reading.
The damage to the pipes in the school has now been rectified and we are able to open the school to pupils tomorrow. Please accept my apologies for the inconvenience caused by these unforeseen events. The school inspection will go ahead from tomorrow through to Friday and the planned meeting f
Monday 5 March 2018 Due to damaged water pipes caused by the inclement weather I am sorry to report that there will be no running water in Aberdare Community School tomorrow. Consequently, the school will have to remain closed tomorrow, Monday 5th March.
Chief Superintendent Eddie Ough, head of South Wales Police specialist operations, said: “Our priority is to provide a 24/7 emergency service to the public of South Wales and we have plans in place to meet the additional demands placed upon us.
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