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GermanWings says it's pulling out of Cardiff Airport

Commenting on a claim from GermanWings that it is withdrawing from Cardiff Airport, just seven months after launching weekly flights to and from Dusseldorf, Byron Davies AM, Shadow Minister for Transport, said:

Spending on agency social workers has increased by a third

Community Care’s annual investigation finds average spend on temporary agency staff is £1.8m per council

by Rachel Schraer

http://www.communitycare.co.uk

Muni decision stands after Cabinet admit they didn’t look at plans.

A special meeting of the Corporate Services Scrutiny Committee was held this morning after a "call in" request was made by three Councillors - Independent Cllrs Paul Wasley and Lyndon Walker and Welsh Liberal Democrat Mike Powell.

Nursery education cuts will lead to childcare problems

After having their initial proposal to cut nursery education from full to part time overturned in court last May the Labour Cabinet in RCT are yet again trying to force it through and are currently consulting on it.

The Saints Go Marching on'

Last night St John Boys Year 8 became Cynon Schools Champions. The tournament was held at Mountain Ash RFC and run until 7pm.

Santa's Christmas Cottage

Get along to Santa’s Christmas Cottage at the Dare Valley Country Park in Aberdare

Father Christmas will once again be setting up a temporary residence in Rhondda Cynon Taf right up until Christmas Eve.

Just 37 per cent of people in Wales think it would be easy to cook for someone with diabetes

Just 37 per cent of people in Wales would find it easy to tailor a meal for someone with diabetes, according to a new survey. The figures for Wales are below the national average of 40 percent in the YouGov* survey commissioned by Diabetes UK and Tesco.

Innovation at Prince Charles Hospital’s Fracture Clinic

Thanks to the innovation of staff at Prince Charles Hospital’s Fracture Clinic, Year Three pupils of Gwaunfarren Primary School are now a little less fearful of visiting the hospital’s plaster room should they break a bone.

Majority want same powers as Scotland

Responding to a YouGov poll that finds that 63% of people think Wales should have the same powers as Scotland, the Party of Wales leader Leanne Wood said:

"The people of Wales deserve nothing less than to be placed on an equal footing with Scotland.

Make Your Metal Matter

RCT Council and TV presenter Iolo Williams have today (13th November) called on residents of Rhondda Cynon Taf to ‘make their metals matter’ and recycle more of the metal packaging items they use at home every year.

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