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November 2019

Residents want to know when theThe Public Right of Way across the Grade 2 listed Tram Bridge in Robertstown Aberdare will reopen

The Public Right of Way across the Grade 2 listed Tram Bridge, Robertstown has been closed for months, residents have been complaining about the delay in reopening the bridge as the PROW is a safe method of crossing the busy A4059 at this point.

64% of adults in Wales will be overweight or obese and 11.5% will have diabetes by 2030

  • Obesity is the main driver for the increase of type 2 diabetes.
  • Diabetes UK Cymru calls on Welsh Government and the food and drink industry to make healthy choices easier for everyone.
  • Diabetes UK publishes new 5-year strategy to tackle urgent public health crisis on all fron

A meeting of the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is to be held on Thursday, 28 November 2019 at 10.30am in Ynysmeurig House, Navigation Park, Abercynon.

SHARON HOPKINS
CHIEF EXECUTIVE (INTERIM)
13 NOVEMBER 2019

Cancer support bus coming to Rhondda Cynon Taf for Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Macmillan Cancer Support’s information bus Bronwen is coming to Rhondda Cynon Taf to help answer your questions about lung cancer and other cancers during Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

 

Transport for Wales ‘going off the rails’

Rail delays add to Welsh commuters’ woes.

Russell George AM has today (November 12) blasted Transport for Wales (TfW) for delays to services in across the network this morning, leaving some passengers late for work.

Council Supports The 40,000 Strong Campaign

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is supporting the 2019 Help for Heroes 40,000 Strong campaign, remembering our Armed Forces community at this time of year. 

Double celebration for innovative Leg Club

Volunteers and members of an innovative leg club are celebrating one year since the group opened its doors, this week.

THEATR IOLO GETS CREATIVE FOR FAIR SATURDAY

 

Theatr Iolo are offering free play sessions this November as part of Cardiff’s first Fair Saturday to celebrate their new Welsh language family show, Chwarae.

 

Life-saving defibrillator installed in Cwmdare

Local energy company, Pennant Walters, has supported and contributed to the installation of the first defibrillator in the village of Cwmdare.

 

Council again announces £1.4m spend for Dare Valley Country Park

The Council has announced its vision for Dare Valley Country Park which will broaden the popular landmark’s offer – utilising significant £900,000 funding from the Valleys Taskforce, via the Valleys Regional Park initiative, and an additional £500,000 funding through the #RCTinvest capital progra

Welsh health Board manager works from his home in Spain for almost £2,000 a day

Paul Davies AM,  questioned the First Minister on the value of paying an NHS Wales manager – who works for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board from his home in Spain – earning alm

(PONTCYNON ROAD, ABERCYNON) (AMENDMENTS TO WEIGHT AND WIDTH RESTRICTIONS) ORDER 2018

 

RHONDDA CYNON TAFF COUNTY BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

(PONTCYNON ROAD, ABERCYNON) (AMENDMENTS TO WEIGHT AND WIDTH RESTRICTIONS) ORDER 2018

 

LESS THAN TWO WEEKS LEFT TO VOTE FOR AN AMAZING TEACHER IN SOUTH WALES

People in South Wales have until the 22 November to nominate an outstanding education professional for the Professional Teaching Awards Cymru.

 

Abacare calls for ‘chat benches’ to come to Wales

A WELSH care provider is calling for a new initiative to help tackle loneliness and isolation to be implemented in Wales (November, 2019).

 

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are teaming up with the Daerwynno Outdoor Centre to set up new trails in the Llanwynno woodland near Ynysybwl.

The new routes, which are located within land on the Welsh Government Woodland Estate (WGWE), will include trails for horses, runners and cyclists.

The project is part of a community management agreement between NRW and the Ynysybwl Regeneration Partnership.

Can you help find the relatives of an Aberdare man?

South Wales Police are appealing on behalf of the coroner to find the relatives of an Aberdare man who passed away recently.

Cynon Valley Memorial Garden Opening

Hundreds of people attended the official opening of the new Cynon Valley Memorial Garden in Aberdare at the weekend. 

The Council has been working closely with local organisations as part of its continuing commitment to support the Armed Forces community, Past and Present. 

Government To Close A Legal Loophole To Improve Safety

The government has confirmed it will close a legal loophole which has allowed drivers to escape prosecution for hand-held mobile phone use while behind the wheel.

Sir David Henshaw confirmed as Chair of NRW

Sir David Henshaw has been confirmed as the chair of Natural Resources Wales by Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs. 

In accepting the role Sir David said: