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COVID-19 Maternity Services update

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board’s Maternity Services have been making extensive preparations regarding Coronavirus in pregnancy.

RCT Council Leader Issues Appeal to Former Social Care Workers

As the National Health Emergency caused by the coronavirus continues to develop across the UK and in Wales, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council are making an appeal to all former social care workers to consider coming back to work and to get in touch with the Council.

RCTC Service announcements due to Coronavirus

Due to the ongoing developments with the coronavirus outbreak in Wales and RCT, the Council is announcing that the following locations and services are to close to the public at 6pm today (Wednesday, March 18), for the forseeable future.

Transport for Wales Information

We’d like to reassure you that the safety and wellbeing of all our customers and staff are our top priority during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak throughout the UK.


Coronavirus: Joint Statement by WLGA and Welsh Government

Joint statement by Minister for Housing and Local Government, Julie James, and leader of the Welsh Local Government Association, Cllr Andrew Morgan


South Wales Police are appealing on behalf of the Coroner to identify the next of kin

South Wales Police are appealing on behalf of the Coroner to identify the next of kin for Mark Leslie Turner, who sadly passed away r

Latest information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

NOTE: Advice about Coronavirus (COVID-19), including what to do if you have symptoms, and what action you need to take to prevent its spread, has changed.  We are updating our website.  For the latest information visit the 

Corona Virus Crisis Being Used as Excuse to Fleece UK Drivers

Coronavirus Crisis may be being used as an excuse to fleece motorists at the pumps

15 pence per litre of Wholesale falls being held back from drivers despite 50% drop in the Oil Price.

Since Christmas to March 13th:

Beers brewed exclusively by female brewers from the UK and overseas will be available at Yr Ieuan Ap Iago in Aberdare during its 12-day real-ale festival.

The pub in High Street will be serving a selection of beers during the festival, which runs from
Wednesday, March 25 until Sunday, April 5 inclusive.

The overseas brewers are from Canada, Italy, New Zealand, Australia and the USA.

Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun Information to parents & pupils

We are taking action to ensure the welfare and education of our pupils in very challenging and unique circumstances at this time. 

We have made some adjustments within the school to facilitate this over the coming days and weeks.