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Warning over bogus charity collectors

Rhondda Cynon Taf Trading Standards and Licensing Departments are warning residents to be vigilant against door-to-door charity collectors who appear to be operating within the County Borough and posing as a charity.

DWP admits investigating 60 benefit-related deaths since 2012

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has carried out 60 secret reviews into benefit-related deaths in less than three years, Disability News Service (DNS) can reveal.

DWP released the figures in response to a series of Freedom of Information Act (FoI) requests by DNS.

IPCC Chair meets Orgreave campaigners

Independent Police Complaints Commission Chair Anne Owers ,Commissioner Cindy Butts, and Associate Commissioner Guido Liguori today met with representatives of the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign to update them on next steps for the IPCC scoping exercise and decision on the referral by the So

The Leader of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Counci Engagement Sessions

The Leader of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council, Councillor Andrew Morgan has today announced the dates for the local engagements events which will take place as part of the consultation process for Music and Nursery Service Change proposals.

Judge brands DWP jobseeker’s agreement ‘unlawful’, after action by disabled claimant

A judge has told the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) that part of the agreement signed by out-of-work benefit claimants does not comply with the law, following a legal challenge from a disabled job-seeker.

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.

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