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People in South Wales have until the 22 November to nominate an outstanding education professional for the Professional Teaching Awards Cymru.


Abacare calls for ‘chat benches’ to come to Wales

A WELSH care provider is calling for a new initiative to help tackle loneliness and isolation to be implemented in Wales (November, 2019).


Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are teaming up with the Daerwynno Outdoor Centre to set up new trails in the Llanwynno woodland near Ynysybwl.

The new routes, which are located within land on the Welsh Government Woodland Estate (WGWE), will include trails for horses, runners and cyclists.

The project is part of a community management agreement between NRW and the Ynysybwl Regeneration Partnership.

Can you help find the relatives of an Aberdare man?

South Wales Police are appealing on behalf of the coroner to find the relatives of an Aberdare man who passed away recently.

Cynon Valley Memorial Garden Opening

Hundreds of people attended the official opening of the new Cynon Valley Memorial Garden in Aberdare at the weekend. 

The Council has been working closely with local organisations as part of its continuing commitment to support the Armed Forces community, Past and Present. 

Government To Close A Legal Loophole To Improve Safety

The government has confirmed it will close a legal loophole which has allowed drivers to escape prosecution for hand-held mobile phone use while behind the wheel.

Sir David Henshaw confirmed as Chair of NRW

Sir David Henshaw has been confirmed as the chair of Natural Resources Wales by Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs. 

In accepting the role Sir David said:

Yr Ieuan Ap Iago in High Street Aberdare has been awarded a platinum rating by inspectors.

The Aberdare pub has won acclaim for the quality and standards of its toilets – in the Loo of the Year Awards 2019.


Yr Ieuan Ap Iago in High Street has been awarded a platinum rating by inspectors.


Council Backs Operation Bang

With celebrations for Halloween and Bonfire Night upon us, the Council is once again joining forces with partners to promote Operation Bang, helping to ensure a safe and enjoyable time for everyone.