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Quick thinking from a bank clerk led to the arrest of two men on suspicion of committing fraud by false representation on Wednesday, 20 May.

Officers managed to catch up with two men near the house of an elderly woman as they waited for her to return home in Rhondda.
The woman, 71, had gone to the bank to withdraw money – payment for them to clean her patio.

A Welcome Sight

Many outpatient clinics are currently suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic and services in the NHS have had to find innovative ways in which to engage with patients to maintain and provide treatment.

Children and Young People’s Playwriting Competition

Theatr Iolo are launching a playwriting competition for children and young people across Wales. The Cardiff based theatre company are looking for aspiring young writers between the ages of 7 and 16 to write an original ten-minute play.

Local Transport Grants and Ultra Low Emission Vehicle Transformation Fund allocations to Local Authorities 2020-21

Skates  Minister for Economy, Transport I am allocating £30,780 million in transport grants to local authorities across Wales for schemes that support my economic priorities for jobs and growth, promote economic activity through improved access to employment, encourage active and sustainable trav

Covid-19: ‘Sadness and anger’ over care home testing scandal

Commenting on the news that the Welsh Labour Government has been reported over alleged breaches of human r

NYAS Cymru releases a new report on care-experienced children and young people

NYAS Cymru has released a new report on care-experienced children and young people’s perspectives and experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Read it here:
 

Abacare welcomes one-off payment for Welsh social care workers

AN AWARD-WINNING Welsh care agency says it welcomes the recent (May, 2020) announcement from the Welsh government of a £500 one-off bonus payment for social care workers.

 

Aberdare volunteer fundraising group celebrates 25th anniversary and raising more than £162,000 for Tenovus Cancer Care

Tenovus Cancer Care has thanked its Aberdare Friends of Tenovus group as they get set to celebrate their 25th anniversary.

 

The fundraising group was set up in 1995 by the then-Chair Alison Isaac, who had lost her father to cancer.