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Secret Changes to Motability Grant Making Conditions – People needed for Legal Challenge

Motability have introduced changes to their grant making conditions discriminate against disabled people with the highest support needs who are unable to work for a minimum of 12 hours a week, carry out at least 12 hours voluntary work (which apparently can’t be internet based but has to be outsi

Frank keeps up tradition - as panto dame!

When Frank Vickery went to see pantomimes as a child, he never dreamed that one day he too would be starring in the traditional family shows.

USW awards inspirational figures during Graduation

A Formula 1 engineer, a rock guitarist, an entrepreneur and a nursing chief executive were all presented with Honorary Awards during this week’s Graduation ceremonies at the University of South Wales.

The happiest of Christmases in the Prowle household thanks to WAST crew

It will be a Christmas beyond their wildest dreams at one address in Ferndale this year as Mr Geoff Prowle celebrates his recovery form not one, but NINE cardiac arrests!

Accolade for local General Practice Manager

Derek Fishwick, Business Manager at Pont Newydd Medical Centre has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Health Minister joins Rhondda families to see pioneering diabetes research in action

Leading researchers at Cardiff’s University Hospital of Wales have teamed up with Diabetes UK Cymru for the first time to show people affected by Type 1 diabetes cutting edge diabetes research in Wales.

Deaf-initely Christmas!

SEWDCS member Brooke Withers, 8 years
The South East Wales Deaf Children’s Society (SEWDCS) is holding its Christmas party and is calling for all families with deaf children and young people to come along and make contact.

St John Baptist High School End of Term letter - 2014

This has been another busy and very successful term for all at St John’s. We came back after the summer break delighted with the results that pupils had received. In particular 94% of our pupils achieved 5 GCSEs A* - C, and 75% 5 GCSEs including English and Mathematics.

Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun Iwan wins S4C cooking competition

Iwan James is the winner of the Cog1nio competition on S4C after successfully preparing a complicated three course meal. He was announced as the winner on the programme when he beat William Howell from Carmarthen in the final.

Helping Homeless At Christmas

ANA Boxing Club, along with numerous volunteers, are helping the homeless this festive season

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