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The educational impact of Labour’s proposed nursery cuts

Nothing has fundamentally changed since the cut from full to part time nursery provision was initially proposed by the Labour Cabinet last year.

Story of south Wales’s Co-operative movement

Story of south Wales’s Co-operative movement
‘completely neglected’ according to new book

Netball November

For many, it brings back school day memories of slightly itchy sports pants and outdoor PE lessons on freezing cold days, where the teacher’s whistle was as shrill as the icy winds that were making our cheeks burn.

Spread the word about Type 1 diabetes symptoms

On Friday 14 November it is World Diabetes Day and I want to take this opportunity to raise awareness of the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes with your readers.

Honour for dedicated voluntary worker

Jill Richards’ decades of voluntary work for the benefit of Llanharan have been recognised with an honour from the Queen.

Bryncae resident Mrs Richards, who was recently presented with the British Empire Medal, says her years of dedicated work were for the village she loves.

Muni decision "called in" for scrutiny

Welsh Liberal Democrat Councillor Mike Powell has signed a "call in" request along with two Independent Councillors to ask that the decision to allow the Muni to be run by a community consortium be looked at more closely.

Hirwaun Woman burgles house and plots to steal life savings of pensioner with Dementia

A woman who plotted to steal the life savings of a 94 year-old man who had just been admitted to a care home suffering from Dementia has been sent to prison.

Get Set To Visit Santa's Toy Mine

Book today to visit Santa's Toy Mine at the Rhondda Heritage Park

No Christmas would be complete without taking the little ones along to Santa’s Toy Mine at Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s premier tourist attraction.

Labour's "astonishing" land grab could have prejudiced M4 decision

Following revelations by the Week In, Week Out programme that the Welsh Government has purchased property as far ago as 2005 in preparation for the M4 'black route', the Welsh Liberal Democrats have warned that the final route decision could have been prejudiced.

Welsh government sets out draft ‘eligibility test’ for new social care law

Eligibility criteria set out in first tranche of draft regulations underpinning Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014

by Andy McNicoll