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We’re all aware of COVID 19 and the disruption caused in the early days but things are slowly getting back to normal if it ever will be normal again, we are informed that all schools will be open for all pupils in September around 3 weeks time with no social distancing in place.

 

Teaching children vital gas safety awareness

Local children are being urged to learn lifelong gas safety lessons this summer while being in with a chance of winning a national competition.

Aberdare student takes the lead with shaping National Lottery funding in Wales

Today (August 12th), for International Youth Day, The National Lottery Community Fund announced that it is partnering with young people from across Wales to help inform how its funding is used in the future.

South Wales Police Response to the Court of Appeal judgment on the use of facial recognition technology

“The test of our ground-breaking use of this technology by the courts has been a welcome and important step in its development. I am confident this is a judgment that we can work with.

More than £450,000 can be spent on runing ministerial vehicles in just a single year,

Hundreds of trips have been made over three years by Welsh Labour-led Government-owned vehicles to just transport documents – without a minister inside – a Welsh Conservative FoI has uncovered.

Leading charity Diabetes UK Cymru is looking for cyclists in Wales

Diabetes UK is looking for people from Wales to get on their bikes and take on the UK Wide Cycle Ride this September.

This September take your fitness up a gear and complete our coast to coast virtual challenge. You can pick your distance from one of four routes:

South Wales Police use of facial recognition technology was unlawful but did not contravene article 8 finds Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has held that the use of facial recognition technology by the South Wales Police Force (SWP) was unlawful but that its use was proportionate under article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).

Take action to prepare for 1 January 2021

While the government continues to negotiate a free trade agreement with the European Union, there are actions your business can take now to prepare for the end of the transition period after Brexit.

You can use the straightforward checker tool at