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Pupils’ numeracy skills are still weak in around half of schools

In just under half of primary and secondary schools inspected in 2013-2014, pupils develop good or better numeracy skills and in the remaining schools, pupils’ numerical skills are at best average according to a report published today by Estyn.

RCP president visits Royal Glamorgan Hospital to meet doctors leading change

The president of the Royal College of Physicians, one of the world’s leading medical organisations, yesterday (Wednesday 12 November) visited the Royal Glamorgan Hospital to meet front-line staff working to transform medical services in Llantrisant.

Welsh patients falling behind rest of UK

Patients in Wales are waiting far longer than those in other parts of the UK to begin NHS treatment and the gap is widening, figures published today confirm.

Welsh Water launches new Social Tariff to help more than 100,000 customers

New social tariff will be aimed at over 100,000 disadvantaged customers
Targeted at customers spending more than 5% of income on water bills
Company invested £174 million in capital projects between April and September

The Death of Sport in Rhondda Cynon Taf

This is a petition in relation to the proposed charges that the R.C.T Council plan to introduce on ALL sports teams using their parks from next season. Importantly, this will include charges to the many childrens teams that currently run within the R.C.T.

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council need your view

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is asking residents for their views on how their transport will look from 2015 and beyond.

The Council along with Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil and Torfaen Councils have jointly produced a draft South East Wales Valleys Local Transport Plan.

Welsh Lib Dems bring #ScrapTheTolls campaign to the Assembly

Severn Bridge tolls AMsThe Welsh Liberal Democrats are calling on all parties in the National Assembly to support the Liberal Democrat policy of scrapping the Severn Bridge tolls when the bridges come back into public ownership, as they lead a debate on the issue today.

Protecting children should be Welsh Government priority

Party of Wales spokesperson tells Mumsnet that Government should put children’s wellbeing first by changing law on physical punishment

A472 Fiddlers Elbow Viaduct Update

Emergency speed restrictions have been extended to the westbound lanes for motorists travelling over the A470 link bridge between Abercynon and Nelson (A472 Fiddlers Elbow viaduct).

Three-point plan to help 400,000 households with high energy costs

Plaid Cymru unveils three-point plan for off-grid homes

Plaid Cymru the Party of Wales has unveiled a three-point plan to help the estimated 400,000 households in Wales who are off the gas network and face higher costs and little consumer protection.

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