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New bid for health impact assessments

BMA Cymru Wales has called for the introduction of statutory health impact assessments as part of a new bill streamlining planning laws.

Poppies of the Valley

As the poppies from The Tower of London are dismantled pupils, staff and governors of St John Baptist Church in Wales High School are building their garden of poppies as a reflection of the peace which must come from remembrance. During the month of November at St.

Please declare Rhondda Cynon Taf as a frack free Local Authority

Pontypridd Friends of the Earth
By declaring Rhondda Cynon Taf free from fracking we will be leading the way to a cleaner and more sustainable future.
We can set a precedent for other local authorities by showing that we are making responsible and positive changes in our community.

Pontypridd Traders Support Safer Town Operations

Pontypridd businesses are joining the crackdown on crime and anti-social behaviour in their town centre.

Plaid Cymru response to news on Welsh rail infrastructure

Responding to today’s news on Welsh rail infrastructure, Plaid Cymru’s shadow Economy and Transport Minister, Rhun ap Iorwerth AM said:

‘Keep Wales Safe, give up the gun’ sees over 100 weapons handed in

A Southern Wales firearms surrender has resulted in over 100 weapons being handed in to the police.
South Wales Police along with Gwent Police and Dyfed Powys Police gave people the chance to give up any real, fake, toy or antique guns or ammunition during a 12-day operation.

Pontypridd Bridge Weekend Closure

British Telecom will close Pontypridd’s Victoria Road bridge this weekend for essential works.

The bridge will be closed from 7pm tonight (Friday, November 21) to 6am on Monday (November 24).

Eluned Parrott writes: Rail franchise devolution shows Lib Dem influence in Government

Eluned Parrott portrait (Stephen Radford)Eluned Parrott AM, the Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Minister, has welcomed the news that the Welsh rail franchise will be devolved to the Welsh Government and that the Valleys lines electrification will go ahead. She writes below...

Warm welcome for electrification deal

Commenting on today’s deal to electrify rail track in the south Wales valleys, Welsh Conservative Leader Andrew RT Davies AM, said:

"This is hugely welcome news that will boost the Welsh economy, create jobs and secure growth.

Welsh Ambulance Service staff urged to enter 2015 NHS Wales Awards

HEALTHCARE staff and students at the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust, who are delivering innovative ways of improving patient care, are being urged to enter the NHS Wales Awards 2015.