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Rhondda Cynon Taff news and information

Castle Dairies Welsh Spreadable Butter available in Aldi stores across Wales from 1st April 2020!

Castle Dairies, the Caerphilly based butter experts, are one of the most celebrated and well-known butter producers in Wales. Castle Dairies is a family run business and has been churning Welsh cream for over 50 years.

Coronavirus: Week two of home schooling: help is at hand!

Please find general advice piece below, aimed at those coping with young children at home, it might be of interest to Aberdare Online readers. All of the resources and websites listed are free and I've included a stockshot in case it's of use.

Best wishes,


Your Neighbours Need You – helping each other in Coronavirus crisis

The Council is re-launching its Your Neighbours Need You campaign to provide advice and encouragement that will help residents look after one another during the Coronavirus health emergency. 

Covid-19 Scams Warning

RCTC is aware that some members of the public and organisations are being targeted with emails, texts, telephone calls and WhatsApp messages offering advice and treatment for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Change to services at Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Diabetic Centre to Antenatal Area: 

Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic please note that from 09.00am on Monday 30th March 2020 the Royal Glamorgan Hospital Diabetes Centre will be temporarily relocated to the opposite end of the hospital where the Antenatal outpatient department was

Wales, we need you!

WELSH home care providers have put out another urgent plea for more carers to come forward to help their frontline staff amid the ever-deepening Coronavirus crisis this month (March 2020).


Arrangements for driver welfare and hours of work: coronavirus (COVID-19)

Driver access to welfare facilities

All drivers must have access to welfare facilities in the premises they visit as part of their work.

Volunteers – how to help, thank you, and stay safe

Wales has a strong tradition of people helping one another out, and we’ve really seen this in action over the past few weeks. From picking up the phone, to delivering supplies to people who are self-isolating, to helping our public services, there are lots of things that can be done.