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Council to create a Social Letting Agency to meet housing pressures? Is that what housing associations were supposed to do?

Cabinet has agreed to the Council creating a Social Letting Agency (SLA) to manage private rented properties for landlords – providing sustainable and affordable housing for those in need and acting as an incentive for vacant properties to be brought into use.

RCT Pubs Served Improvement Notices

Six more public houses and licensed premises in Rhondda Cynon Taf have been served with Premises Improvement Notices. 

Cwm Taf Morgannwg welcomes new chief executive Paul Mears

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board has welcomed its new chief executive, Paul Mears, who joins the organisation having worked in the NHS in England since 2003.

Wales’ largest wind farm marks third birthday with £5million community investment milestone

Wales’ largest onshore windfarm is celebrating its third birthday by reporting it has invested £5million in community projects in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Neath Port Talbot - including £500,000 in emergency Covid funding.

Hinkley Point C sediment sample plan approved

Natural Resources Wales has approved EDF Energy’s 

CancerPal founder picks up Entrepreneur for Good Award

The founder of CancerPal, Jo Riley, has won the Entrepreneur for Good Award for Wales at the

HMRC reminder to register for Self Assessment by 5 October

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding customers that time is running out to register for Self Assessment.


Rallying back on course in Welsh forests

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and Motorsport UK have signed a new access agreement which will allow competitive four-wheeled rallying on NRW-managed land for the next three years.

Welsh Health Minister failed to meet with Public Health Wales following coronavirus data breach

Commenting on the admission from Public Health Wales that it had not met with the Health Minister following a significant data breach involving over 18,000 coronavirus

Chief Constable Matt Jukes to take up Metropolitan Police role

In November 2020, Chief Constable Matt Jukes will take up an appointment with the Metropolitan Police as Assistant Commissioner, initially responsible for the Met’s transformation programme.

The Chief Constable said: –