Congratulations to the students who today received their Advanced Level and Advanced Subsidiary Level results. We saw an increase in the best grades this year and our pupils succeeded in achieving their relevant choices for the next stage of their careers.
Two men, aged 23 and 25 years old from Llanrumney in Cardiff have been charged with attempted aggravated burglary of a jewellery shop on Talbot Green and an aggravated burglary of a shop in Llanrumney. They have also been charged with two counts of theft of cars.
Students at St John Baptist Church in Wales High School are once again celebrating outstanding A level results. Over a quarter of all students achieved A*/A grades the highest the school has ever achieved and over three quarters of students achieved A*-C grades.
The Council will host a public exhibition to inform residents and businesses about proposals to expand the Park and Ride scheme at Abercynon Railway Station – to provide more than 300 new parking spaces.
The government is to trial ways for people to take a more direct role in decisions that affect their local area, with proposals for "Citizens’ Juries" or mass participation in decision-making on community issues via an online poll or app.
South Wales Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at around 10.20 pm on Monday 6th August, at Margaret Street, Hopkinstown, Pontypridd.
Figures obtained by the Welsh Conservatives show hundreds of millions of pounds have been spent by the NHS in Wales on clinical negligence payouts during the last five years, with the total annual amount spent on such claims increasing dramatically.
Following an incident which occurred in Cefn Lane, Glyncoch, on 2 August, 2018, three men aged 24, 21 and 19, were all charged with conspiracy to supply heroin and crack cocaine, possessing an offensive weapon in a public place, and violent disorder.
Consultant Dermatologist Dr Christian Aldridge has worked with Melanoma UK skin cancer charity in securing a specialist piece of equipment for the health board that provides full body mapping which detects skin cancer earlier.
Economy Secretary Ken Skates has welcomed figures showing that the Welsh Government’s Enterprise Zone programme supported 1550 jobs in 2017/18, bringing the total number of jobs supported to more than 12,250 jobs since 2012.
Police investigating a serious assault on an elderly man in Rhondda are appealing to locate a 27 year-old suspect. Officers want to speak to Luke Lewis in connection with the assault which left the victim in hospital with serious injuries.
Macmillan’s Welsh mobile information and support team will be on hand to provide sun safety advice and information about cancer at the Big Welsh Bite in Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Pontypridd this weekend.
As the new head teacher of Mountain Ash I would like to thank you for the interest you are taking in our school. These are exciting times for our community and I’m both proud and privileged to lead this school.
Huw Lloyd Headteacher