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Rhondda Cynon Taff news and information

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: –

Three primary schools in RCT proposed for 21st Century Schools investment

RCTC Cabinet will receive an update on the Mutual Investment Model (MIM) funding element of Welsh Government’s 21st Century Schools and Colleges Programme – through which three RCT primary schools have been proposed for future investment.

COVID-19 Outbreak Control and Prevention

All Local Authorities in Wales were granted powers under the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 2) (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2020 which came into force on 10 August 2020, to control, minimise and prevent the risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Award nomination for Rhondda pharmacists

Pharmacists in Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board’s Rhondda Primary Care Cluster are delighted after being shortlisted for a national award.

RCOT statement on COVID-19 testing shortages

The difficulty that frontline key workers are having in accessing COVID-19 tests has recently been the subject of much discussion in parliament and the media.

Can I see friends and family? Yes in the pub

Rules for meeting indoors have changed. 

Friends and family can no longer meet indoors, while overnight stays are also be banned.

Extended households are unable to meet, essentially meaning you cannot enter anyone else's home in the county.