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Help Us Keep our Children Safe

Due to the current lockdown, as a result of the COVID-19 national emergency, thousands of children within Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend, are remaining at home - which unfortunately is not always the safest place for some.

Rogue Traders operating in your area...

Residents are urged to be alert to rogue traders have been busy across the valleys.
They’ve been targeting elderly residents, offering to complete basic gardening and cleaning work for inflated prices.

SALT makes a difference!

Speech and Language Therapists (SALT) have always had a key role to play in supporting any patient in a critical care environment, by supporting rehabilitation of their communication, swallowing disorders and respiratory management.

Providing Vital Care In Our Communities

Caring for the elderly and vulnerable in their own homes and allowing them to live independently remains a vital priority for the Council during this difficult time.

University and College Union comment on new education guidance for Wales

The University and College Union (UCU) said today (Friday) that protecting the health and safety of staff and students must be the number one priority for colleges in Wales.

BMA Cymru Wales response to Welsh Government’s lockdown exit strategy

Commenting on Welsh Government’s plan ‘Unlocking our society and economy: continuing the conversation’, Dr David Bailey, BMA Welsh Council chair said:

‘The Welsh Labour Government’s plan is a roadmap to a cul-de-sac’

Paul Davies MS – the Leader of the Opposition in the Welsh Parliament – has denounced the First Minister’s plan for exiting lockdown as “… a roadmap to a cul-de-sac, not a roadmap to recovery”.

RCT Council Leader Provides Service Update

Following the minor amendments to the Stay at Home regulations made by the Welsh Government, the Leader of the Council has issued an update on the progress of reopening the Council’s Community Recycling Centres and Libraries.