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SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Greens: Austerity has Failed. Time for a New Approach to Politics.

Leanne, Sturgeon, Bennett

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood and leader of the Green party in England and Wales Natalie Bennett have today stated that all three parties will unite whenever possible to battle the Westminster parties’ obsession with austerity.

NHS operations set to be cancelled

Commenting on the warning from the Chief Executive of the Welsh NHS that winter pressures could see NHS operations cancelled, Darren Millar AM, Shadow Minister for Health, said:

Home to School transport needs complete root and branch review

The leader of RCT Council this week announced that they will be looking at home to school transport in the New Year with a view to cutting back on provision.

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.