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Shop robbery: Langorse Road, Aberdare

Police in Aberdare are appealing for information following a robbery at a shop on Langorse Road.

Sparkling panto is a huge hit with Cwmdare pupils

Thousands of children from across Rhondda Cynon Taf have enjoyed a special festive treat this year – seeing the Council’s annual pantomime.

Don’t forget your prescriptions before Christmas!

Patients are advised to check they have sufficient prescription medicines for the four-day Christmas holiday period and to deal with any routine medical problems before the GP practices close for the Christmas break.

Funding Announced for English-language Magazines

Following a review of provision for English-language magazines from Wales, the Welsh Books Council has announced that five magazines will receive grant support for the next four years to commence in April 2015, broadening the support to ensure a wide range of material for readers.

Thank You So Much!

More than 2,300 gifts have been donated to our Santa Appeal 2014

Thanks to the amazing generosity of the public, hundreds of Christmas presents are being delivered to children across the County Borough as part of the Council’s Santa Appeal 2014.

Community Co-ordinators improve the lives of the over 65s

The over 65s are benefiting from advice and support provided by five Community Co-ordinators within Cwm Taf.

Welsh Ambulance Service awarded Silver Corporate Health Standard

THE Welsh Ambulance Service has signalled its support for improving the health and wellbeing of its employees after being awarded the Silver Corporate Health Standard.

Update on the AberdareTree

The tree is up, no idea when the lights are going to be on and I cant do anymore.

ASBO for Penrhys teenager

A Penrhys teenager who “commands more police time than any other individual in the Rhondda” as a result of her alcohol and drug-related behaviour has been made subject to an ASBO in a bid to curb her behaviour.

voices making a change

I first came across Tŷ Hafan watching the Beautiful Lives documentary in 2011, so when the opportunity came up to join this campaign, of course, I jumped at the chance.