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Martha combines love of family and helping children through Fostering

Aberdare parents-of-five Martha and Simon Edwards are enjoying their shared passions of family life 

Delays in processing applications for personal independence payments unlawful

Extensive delays in the determination of two disabled claimants’ applications for personal independence payments (PIPs) were “not only unacceptable….but unlawful”, a High Court judge has ruled.

BHF and Diabetes UK's Big Collection in Aberdare

WHAT: The National Charity Partnership Big Collection for Diabetes UK and BHF

WHEN: During Diabetes Week on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June 2015 (10am-4pm)

WHERE: Tesco Aberdare


Wales Book of the Year Award 2015

The winner of the main English-language Wales Book of the Year Award 2015 is Other People's Countries by Patrick McGuinness.



Most of us dream of owning our own home but for a lot of first time-buyers it will stay a dream for a very long time as soaring property prices and needing a big chunk of money for a deposit makes getting onto the property ladder nearly impossible.


Famous Welsh venues host annual celebrations of volunteering

The famous Italianate village of Portmeirion and open air national history museum St Fagans are among the many and varied venues set to host celebrations of Volunteers’ Week 2015.