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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.

Missing Cwmaman teenager: Charlie Wright

Police are appealing for information to locate missing teenager Charlie Wright.

Missing from Cwmaman, Aberdare.

Automatic Library Card For Every Child In Wales

Welsh libraries Ynysboeth and other primary schools are joining forces to provide every primary school child with a library card.

Maerdy couple forced to pay back proceeds of crime

A Maerdy couple who defrauded over £52,000 from the benefits system now face being forced to sell their home in order to pay back the proceeds of their crime.

New Chairman for Wales YFC Youth Forum

L-R – Emily Lloyd (retiring Chairman), Elin Havard (Chairman), Sulwen Richards (Vice-Chairman).

Members from across Wales travelled to the Royal Welsh Showground for the annual Wales YFC Youth Forum AGM weekend held on the 22nd & 23rd November.


Plaid Cymru's Jonathan Edwards MP has launched a scathing attack on the First Minister of Wales who, when question by Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood in today's FMQs on financial parity for Wales with Scotland, responded "it's England's money."

Protecting faith tourism and religious buildings

Welsh Conservatives will today highlight the importance of faith tourism to the Welsh economy and call for development of a register of Wales’ most important religious buildings.

Extra Places Added To Races

An extra 50 places added for the Adult Fun Run

An extra 50 places have been added to the 2014 Nos Galan Road Races Adult Fun Run to meet the overwhelming demand.


Wales YFC will hold a full programme of activities at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Winter Fair, and for many of the Wales YFC members the lure of the Winter Fair is just as strong as that of the Royal Welsh Show.