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Praise for control room 'unsung heroes'

Dr Chris Jones, DCMO and Janet Davies, Welsh Government Quality & Safety Advisor had been invited to spend a few hours talking to staff and listening in to calls in order to gain a first-hand view of a busy day at the centre.

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Voluntary Merger between RCT and Merthyr ruled out but talks to go on.

RCT Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed the news that a voluntary merger between RCT and Merthyr Councils has been ruled out.
Welsh Liberal Democrat Councillor and Pontypridd Parliamentary candidate Mike Powell said

Shoppers put ‘safe driving’ on their Christmas list

South Wales Police teamed up with South Wales Fire are Rescue Service (SWFRS) and Tesco in Aberdare to encourage shoppers to drive safely this winter.

The Auditor General provides an update on his role in relation to the Well-being of Future Generations Bill

The Auditor General has written to the Chair of the Environment and Sustainability Committee, of the National Assembly for Wales, to report on how discussions with the Welsh Government have been progressing.

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Leader's Statment on Merger

Commenting on the decision of Council not to express an interest to the Welsh Government to voluntary merge with another local authority at this time, Cllr Andrew Morgan, Leader of the Council said:

Plaid Cymru responds to Smith Commission: Wales must have parity with Scotland

Plaid Cymru's Jonathan Edwards MP has responded to the publication of the Smith Commission on further devolution for Scotland by saying that all Westminster parties must now join Plaid Cymru in ensuring that Wales gets the same powers.
Speaking after the announcement, Mr Edwards said:

Smith Commission is a giant step towards the Lib Dem vision of a federal UK - Kirsty Williams

Today, the Smith Commission report has been published, setting out the agreed cross-party vision for devolution to Scotland.

Responding to the, Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Kirsty Williams said:

New guidance on weight loss surgery for people with Type 2 diabetes

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today published new guidance on weight loss surgery for people with Type 2 diabetes.

The new guidance states that obese people with recently diagnosed Type 2 diabetes should be assessed for weight loss surgery.

Aberdare Community School Year 8 Geography Bristol Zoo Trip

Year 8 had an amazing time in Bristol Zoo as part of their Amazon rainforest project in Geography. Thanks to Miss Davies, Miss Vickers, Mrs Lambert, Mrs Reddy & Miss Wride.
Special thanks to the staff at Bristol Zoo who made the trip so memorable.