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Tinh Van Tran photo released to assist search for family

South Wales Police officers investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Tinh Van Tran, whose body was discovered on common land in Abercynon last week, have sourced and released a photograph of him.

Talented youngsters take part in panto!

The Take pART performers onstage with Lauren Whiting

Young people from across Rhondda Cynon Taf are enjoying their first taste of show business this festive season in Cultural Services’ annual pantomime.


St John Baptist Church in Wales High School

Friday 12 December

Aberllechau Primary to close despite last minute call in hope.

The final hopes of keeping Aberllechau Primary School open were dashed today when the Cabinet decided that the concerns expressed by local councillors who "called - in" the decision for further scrutiny were not sufficient for them to reverse their decision.

On behalf of Diabetes UK Cymru’s Director Dai Williams:

If you are one of over 13,400 people in Rhondda Cynon Taf living with diabetes, following a healthy lifestyle at Christmas can be a struggle, but it shouldn’t mean traditional festive foods should be forbidden.

Natural Resources Wales’ alternative way to deal with environmental offences

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has used an innovative approach to dealing with a company which polluted the River Taff.

In January and September 2013, waste from PB Gelatins UK Limited site in Treforest unintentionally found its way into the river.

Making Aberdare A Safer Town

An ongoing campaign to make Aberdare a safer and more pleasant town centre continues to gain momentum.

Improved access to cancer drugs? No, says Labour in Wales

As Labour’s Shadow Health Minister announces new plans for an expansion of the cancer drugs fund in England, Labour’s First Minister in Wales has called the fund ‘political’ and ruled out any introduction in Wales.

Another £4m to be wasted on "pointless" air link

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have revealed through a Freedom of Information request that the new North-South air link will cost Welsh taxpayers £3.94 million pounds over a period of four years.

#5Years of Carwyn and Welsh Labour

Under Carwyn Jones’ five years as First Minister, Wales has got poorer and the standard of public services has declined, Welsh Conservatives claimed today.

Carwyn Jones was sworn in as Welsh First Minister on 10th December 2009.

Since December 2009: