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PSPO to control alcohol-related anti-social behaviour agreed

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council have agreed proposals to introduce a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to control alcohol-related anti-social behaviour in Rhondda Cynon Taf, following a consultation with residents.

Long waiting times down to lack of doctors for Welsh patients

'Disappointing' waiting times for Welsh patients are because of a lack of doctors, the chair of BMA Welsh council has said.

Latest statistics show that Wales is behind England in six out of the 11 main categories for procedures and diagnosis.

Councils need a ‘zero tolerance’ policy on fly-tipping, union says. But will this happen with Rhondda Cynon Taf Council?

Local authorities must adopt a ‘zero tolerance’ policy on fly-tipping, union says as a new study reveals nearly £60m was spent in England clearing up in one year.

An analysis of data about 47 councils in the East of England has found there were 75,447 incidents of fly-tipping in 2016-17,

Weird and Wonderful Wales: The Water Towel Mural

A 50ft high mural celebrating Welsh legends has been completed on the iconic Grade II listed Water Tower outside Cardiff Central Railway Station.


Fun for all the family at Aberdare Festival

Aberdare Festival is back over the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend, with lots of fun and attractions for all the family.

The Council is once again hosting Aberdare Festival in the grounds of Aberdare Park on Saturday, May 26.Gates open from 11am until 5pm.

A report on Hirwaun Primary School Glannant Street Hirwaun

About Hirwaun Primary School Hirwaun Primary School is in Rhondda Cynon Taff. There are 250 pupils on roll aged 3 to 11 years. Pupils are organised into nine classes, five of which are mixed age. Around 37% of pupils are eligible for free school meals.

Prosecution by council over waste dumping sees business fined £35k

A business in Brent has been ordered to pay more than £36,000 in fines and costs after being found guilty of illegally dumping waste on a number of occasions.

Ommegas Services Limited, of 270 Church Lane in Kingsbury, was found guilty at Willesden Magistrates Court on 10 April 2018.






Obesity levels among four and five-year-olds in Wales increase

Latest Child Measurement Programme statistics reveal a rise in the number of obese four to five year olds over the last two yearsToday (Thursday 19 April) results from the 2018 

Welsh Labour warned against “dangerous & unprecedented” attempt to silence National Assembly debate

The first minister has threatened legal action to stop the publication of a report into whether details about a cabinet reshuffle were leaked before the death of Carl Sargeant.