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On behalf of Diabetes UK Cymru’s Director Dai Williams:

If you are one of over 13,400 people in Rhondda Cynon Taf living with diabetes, following a healthy lifestyle at Christmas can be a struggle, but it shouldn’t mean traditional festive foods should be forbidden.

Natural Resources Wales’ alternative way to deal with environmental offences

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has used an innovative approach to dealing with a company which polluted the River Taff.

In January and September 2013, waste from PB Gelatins UK Limited site in Treforest unintentionally found its way into the river.

Making Aberdare A Safer Town

An ongoing campaign to make Aberdare a safer and more pleasant town centre continues to gain momentum.

Improved access to cancer drugs? No, says Labour in Wales

As Labour’s Shadow Health Minister announces new plans for an expansion of the cancer drugs fund in England, Labour’s First Minister in Wales has called the fund ‘political’ and ruled out any introduction in Wales.

Another £4m to be wasted on "pointless" air link

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have revealed through a Freedom of Information request that the new North-South air link will cost Welsh taxpayers £3.94 million pounds over a period of four years.

#5Years of Carwyn and Welsh Labour

Under Carwyn Jones’ five years as First Minister, Wales has got poorer and the standard of public services has declined, Welsh Conservatives claimed today.

Carwyn Jones was sworn in as Welsh First Minister on 10th December 2009.

Since December 2009:

Landmark ASBO for Rhondda drunken offender

A Rhondda man who became the first in RCT to be banned from hospitals in a landmark ASBO secured to curb his unacceptable drunken and anti-social behaviour has been placed on a second order.


Following Wales’ best ever Commonwealth Games medal haul, cyclist Geraint Thomas and gymnastics coach, Jo Coombs, took the major titles at the Wales Sport Awards ceremony in Cardiff this evening (Monday December 8).

Children admit e-cigarette use

The BMA has warned of the potential dangers of e-cigarettes after a survey revealed children as young as 10 are experimenting with the devices.

Foster Carers Commended

Foster carers who, between them, have cared for hundreds of the county borough’s most vulnerable and needy young people for nearly 250 YEARS, have been commended and thanked this week.