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Canolfan Pennar Community Hub Opens Its Doors

The new Mountain Ash Community Hub (Canolfan Pennar) officially opens to the public today (Friday), offering local residents improved access to a range of Council services. 

A New Children’s Laureate for Wales

Literature Wales has launched a public call-out for a Welsh writer to become the first Children’s Laureate Wales for 2019-2021.

£114m Welsh Government spend 'salt in the wounds' of road users

Shadow Minister for Business, Economy and Transport, Russell George AM, has tackled Welsh Transport Minister Ken Skates over the lack of progress in improving the M4.

Councils to be required to report on deals with housing developers

Councils will be required to report on the agreements reached with housing developers to pay for infrastructure, under new rules laid in Parliament this week.

See diabetes differently this Diabetes Week 10-16 June

Diabetes UK Cymru is urging the public to share facts to increase diabetes awareness


Diabetes Week is taking place from 10 to 16 June 2019 and aims to increase the public’s understanding of diabetes.


Lip Reading Classes

Please could you advertise the above Lip Reading Classes being held at Cynon Linc Community Hub, every Wednesday morning 10am to 12noon. Everybody is welcome to attend.


Many Thanks



Lucy Payne

Engagement Officer – South & West Wales


Trade body to cease involvement in bailiff complaints adjudication

The Civil Enforcement Association (CIVEA), a trade association that represents around 2,000 certificated civil enforcement agencies operating in England and Wales,

Prince Charles Hospital trauma surgeon adapts new surgical technique using a nail to fix complex bone fractures

A doctor in Prince Charles Hospital is using a new technique of inserting a curved nail into the bone, resulting in improved treatment and faster recovery times.

Poet, Performer, Juggler: Gruffudd Owen is the new Bardd Plant Cymru

It was announced on Tuesday 28 May from the main stage of the Cardiff and Vale Urdd National Eisteddfod that Gruffudd Owen is Bardd Plant Cymru 2019-2021 (Welsh-language children’s laureate).