It is estimated that over 260 fires at waste sites across the UK have been caused by batteries in the last year, and as a result of these issues the way the Council collects and recycles batteries is changing.
An online mental health and wellbeing service has seen a 46% increase in the number of people in the Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board area seeking support as lockdown restrictions ease across the country.
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board’s health professionals have conducted over 17,500 video consultations (VCs) with patients over the past 11 months and, according to new research, both patients and clinicians are very positive about the service.
Work is officially underway to deliver new £12.1m school and community facilities at Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun – and the Council’s Cabinet Member for the Welsh Language has visited the site to mark the occasion.
Climate Cymru is a campaign working for meaningful, evidence-based and fair action to protect the Wales we love from the climate and nature emergency. The campaign wants to make sure the voices of ordinary people from all over the country are heard by the people in power.
Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has successfully prosecuted Tower Regeneration Limited, the company in charge of the remediation and reclamation of a former deep coal mine near Hirwaun, for repeated pollution of the River Cynon.
Cabinet will receive an update on the Council’s three-year Medium Term Financial Plan up to 2024/25 – which is based on a range of modelling assumptions and will help inform and support the Council’s budget setting preparatory work underway for the next financial year (2022/23).
The Council has confirmed that the A4233 Maerdy Mountain Road will be subject to daytime road closures on Mondays to Fridays throughout the school summer holiday, enabling necessary work to rectify storm damage.
At the start of August, Gareth Jones from Aberdare will be attempting a 200 mile run from North to South Wales to raise money for charity PTSD UK; a cause close to his heart. Gareth said "I want to do my bit for mental health.
The Council will undertake culvert inlet improvements at Cefnpennar Road in Cwmbach, using Welsh Government funding to carry out headwall and lining improvements to improve the system’s capacity in heavy rainfall.
Old Photograph 21 April 2021 AberdareOnline contacted Transport for Wales Ref: parking of commercial vehicles in Cwmbach the car park reserved for park and ride facility the response we received today from TFW Chief Executive Officer is below.
Following the Section 19 report by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council on the flooding in Pentre in February 2020, Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Climate Change has called for immediate action on flooding incidents and the creation of a National Flood Agency for Wales.
HMRC’s latest national, regional and trade statistics for the UK Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and fourth iteration of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) have gone live.
During July 2021, the Independent Maternity Services Oversight Panel (IMSOP) is conducting a survey to understand the experiences of women and families using maternity and neonatal services in the Cwm Taf Morgannwg area.