Heather Clash joins Transport for Wales as Executive Director of Finance. A CIMA qualified accountant, she also has an Accountancy degree from Cardiff University. Heather will also join the company’s board, bringing the number of female board members to four out of the total seven.
The Council will complete £140,000 works to introduce a safer walking route to school for parents and pupils in Cwmaman – ahead of the community’s brand new £7.2m primary school opening this September.
STAFF at a Welsh care provider are showing their support and helping to raise awareness about the importance of society’s ‘hidden’ carers as part of National Dementia Carers’ Day this month (September, 2018).
STAFF from an award-winning Welsh care agency in Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) are offering expert advice to the public on spotting the early warning signs of dementia as part of World Alzheimer’s Month next month (September, 2018).
Macmillan Cancer Support’s Welsh information and support bus, Bronwen, will be returning to Rhondda Cynon Taf after providing information to over 2,500 people when she visited the area in April this year.
A great-grandmother has thanked the Macmillan nurse and the palliative care unit who cared for her husband in his final moments in a new film.Yvonne Peters, from Pontyclun, has thanked the Macmillan nurse and staff at the Y Bwthyn palliative care unit in Pontypridd Cottage Hospital for the excell
Two thirds (65%) of appeals are allowed in cases where councillors refuse planning permission for a 50-plus residential unit scheme despite a planning officer’s recommendation for approval, research by planning consultancy Lichfields has suggested.
The Local Government Association has warned that councils must continue to try to collect council tax from everyone eligible, even if that involves using bailiffs, after a report from Citizens’ Advice calling for better regulation of “unaccountable bailiff firms”.
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.
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.