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If you value the Accident and Emergency Department at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital and you haven’t thought about it closing down and the alternatives

If you value the Accident and Emergency Department at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital and you haven’t thought about it closing down and the alternatives if your children get ill, perhaps you should start now not when you have to travel from Cynon Valley

First confirmed case of Coronavirus in Wales

Public Health Wales has today (February 28) confirmed the first case of Coronavirus in Wales. The Chief Medical Officer, Dr Frank Atherton, said one patient had travelled back to Wales from northern Italy, where the virus was contracted.

Significant impacts expected from Storm Jorge

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is warning people of the risk of significant river and surface water flooding today and over the weekend as Storm Jorge hits Wales.

A yellow warning for heavy rain has been issued by the Met Office.

Exclusive Poetry Competition for primary aged children launched in celebration of Cymru qualifying for the Euro 2020 finals.

In celebration of Cymru qualifying for their first consecutive Euro finals tournament, the Football Association of Wales and Literature Wales have joined to launch an exclusive Cymru Euro 2020 Poetry Competition.

Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council Flooding Assistance February 2020

The recent flooding events in Rhondda Cynon Taf has affected thousands of properties and many residents are now facing the devastating clean-up operation.
 

Please note: If you have contacted the Council requesting flooding assistance, please be reassured that

Welsh Government budget decisions are impacting directly on the ability of NRW to deliver services

Commenting on this afternoon’s Welsh Government update on Storm Dennis and its Emergency Flood Summit, speaking outside the Senedd chamber, Shadow Minister for Environment, Andrew RT Davies AM said:

Flooded households can claim up to £1,000 emergency Welsh Government funding

Following yesterday’s First Minister’s Questions, the Environment, Energy & Rural Affairs Minister, Lesley Griffiths (Lab, Wrexham), updated the Senedd on the practical measures being undertaken on the ground by Welsh and local government in the aftermath of storms Ciara and Dennis.

So just how much will this Labour administration payup for the Welsh people?

The Welsh Government has set up a £10m emergency fund to help with the immediate aftermath of the floods but the cost of infrastructure damage and the investment needed to address the climate emergency go far beyond this.

South Wales Police satement on the family of Christopher Kapessa

The family of Christopher Kapessa, who died following an incident in the River Cynon in July, 2019, were informed last week of a decision by the Crown Prosecution Service not to prosecute anyone in connection with his death.

Vanuatu partnership for Cwm Taf Morgannwg medics

A special partnership between medics in South Wales and the South Pacific is underway to fund medical supplies and send health professionals to island communities to teach new skills.

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