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First Flood Alleviation Scheme Storms to Completion!

First of four schemes storms to completion thanks to £2.5M flood alleviation funding secured by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council from the Capital Fund, the European Regional Development Fund and Welsh Government’s Flood Risk Management Grant.

Help us train Wales' schoolchildren to become lifesavers

FAMILY members are being urged to help schoolchildren become lifesavers by making a donation to St John Cymru Wales next week.

Flat fire: Pontypridd

Police in Pontypridd are appealing for information following a suspicious fire in a block of flats on Friday morning (21 November).
At around 7am a fire broke out in a stairwell in Pavia Court – a block of flats off Graigwen Road, Pontypridd.

Pilot programme of training, development and support for under-represented groups in public appointments

The Welsh Government believes that public bodies should have board members who reflect Welsh society – people from all walks of life – to help them understand people’s needs and make better decisions. Boards should, as far as possible, be representative of the communities they serve.

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.