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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.

Court’s ‘extraordinary’ judgment on bus access leaves campaigners ‘appalled’

The “extraordinary” failure of three court of appeal judges to protect the rights of wheelchair-users to travel on buses has left disabled campaigners “frustrated” and “appalled”.

Have your say on leisure services in Wales

Citizen survey launched into the current state of Welsh council sport and recreation services
Services are changing in Wales. In these times of austerity local government has to re-assess which services to prioritise and many services now have to deliver with less.

Business students ‘Make an Impact’ for charity

72 business students from the University of South Wales’ Treforest Campus recently raised approximately £2,000 for charity as part of the Business School’s ‘Make an Impact’ initiative.

Independent Living Fund closure: Minister knew decision would strike at independence

The minister for disabled people knew that closing the Independent Living Fund (ILF) would mean many disabled people would lose their ability to live independently in the community, a judge has concluded.

Relatives rally round to show support for “excellent” Tonypandy care home

Assistant manager Tom Thatcher with relative Ken Owen and his wife, Cecilia, who is a resident of the Taliesin care home.
Assistant manager Tom Thatcher with relative Ken Owen

Home To School Transport

The Council’s Cabinet will, in the New Year, consider the level of the Council’s Home to School Transport provision.

Christmas At Nantgarw China Works

Nantgarw China Works Museum will welcome people of all ages this festive season when it hosts a range of Christmas events.

Did the Romans invent Christmas?

Every year we see people getting into the spirit of Christmas as soon as December begins. But did you know that around this time of year the Romans customs and traditions were actually not so different from ours?