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Working for the Welsh Ambulance Service, by Tracy Myhill

I HAVE been here for just over a month now and am getting a good feel for the organisation, and how it works. I am getting out and about to catch up with staff, meet trade unions and meet with our managers. A big thank you to all those who have made me feel so welcome.

Schools Cross Country Picture Special

Pictures are now online from Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s successful Junior Cross Country Championships, which is involving hundreds of schoolchildren from across the county borough.

Co-operAtive Life in South Wales, 1890–1964

Alun Burge is a historian of the co-operative movement. He has worked with co-operatives since 1985 in a variety of national and international roles, including five years living in Nicaragua. After returning to Wales, he worked in the Welsh Government’s Department of Social Justice.

Lack of awareness of the 330 diabetes related amputations in Wales

Fewer than half of people are aware that diabetes can cause serious complications such as amputations, according to a new survey, despite the fact that there are around 330 diabetes-related amputations in Wales a year.

Plaid leader’s get tough plea as more Welsh workers fail to receive the Minimum Wage

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says the time for a softly softly approach to employers flouting the National Minimum Wage (NMW) is long gone.

Local 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.

Welfare Rights service for people with sensory loss

RNIB Cymru is delighted that the Big Lottery Fund has awarded £940k for an innovative welfare rights service for people with sensory loss in Wales.

Festival of Remembrance Concert

The Festival of Remembrance

The annual Festival of Remembrance Concert has taken place at Rhondda Sports Centre, honouring our Armed Forces past and present and commemorating the centenary of the First World War.

First year History and English students take London by storm

Freshers trip to London
As part of the University’s induction programme around 60 first-year English and History students enjoyed two days of cultural sightseeing in central London.

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