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Health Minister’s failure to disclose PHW data breach is ‘unacceptable’

Commenting on the announcement that Public Health Wales has admitted a data breach that saw details of some 18,105 people who tested positive for Covid-19 posted on its website for nearl

Launch of the South Wales Trauma Network

Today (Monday 14 September) saw the official launch of the South Wales Trauma Network, held at the new Major Trauma Centre at the University Hospital of Wales.

Temporary drop-in testing centre in Merthyr Tydfil

There will be a temporary COVID testing centre, located at The Castle Car Park in Merthyr Tydfil, from Wednesday 16th September until Tuesday 22nd September.

Compulsory use of face coverings in public areas from Monday

Welsh Government has announced that residents MUST wear a face covering in shops and indoor public areas from Monday – but the Council continues to ask residents to volunteer to wear them with immediate effect due to the local circumstances in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Invictus Vice-Captain Kelly’s 2021 Games Boosted by Custom-Built Wheelchair Gift

AN RAF veteran who suffered a life-changing injury in a motorbike crash has been given a new custom-built wheelchair as she prepares for her role as Vice-captain of Team UK at the Invictus Games.

Roald Dahl Day 13th Sept - all you need to know about the much-loved author.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits, James and the Giant Peach… children and adults have been delighted by Roald Dahl’s books for generations. September 13 is Roald Dahl Day, a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our favourite Dahl stories and characters with fellow fans all over the worl

Father’s coast-to-coast cycle ride in Wales raises thousands for Diabetes UK Cymru after daughter lost sight to conditio

An uncle and nephew from Merthyr Tydfil have raised almost £7000 by taking on a gruelling, 250-mile bike ride from Holyhead to Cardiff Bay in aid of Diabetes UK.


Council Issues Premises Closure Notice

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council has issued its first Premises Closure Notice to a licensed premises within the County Borough for failure to comply with COVID-19 guidance and regulations. 

Pre-lockdown – a request for support from local communities to avoid the need for a lockdown

Due to an increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB and Council Leaders in Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf are asking all residents to take action now to avoid the need for a formal local lock-down in the near future.

URGENT INFORMATION- Relocation of Temporary Testing Centre RCT

The temporary COVID testing centre in Porth will be RELOCATED to Rhondda Cynon Taf Council offices at The Pavilions, Clydach Vale, CF40 2XX, with IMMEDIATE EFFECT.